The Occupation of Alcatraz

In the Occupation of Alcatraz (1969-1971) Native Americans took over the island of Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay, its infamous prison having been closed down some years before. The Alcatraz Proclamation to the Great White Father and his People, 1969: “We, the native Americans, reclaim the land known as Alcatraz Island in the name of all American Indians by right of discovery.

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‘Rising Voices’ Chronicles Effort to Save Lakota Language

Florentine Films/Hott Productions, in association with The Language Conservancy, presents a new documentary project: Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi. Five years in the making, this multi-platform project tells the story of Lakota Language Revitalization. Sourced through from: HT Colorlines

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A Tribe Called Red – Sisters ft Northern Voice

A Tribe Called Red- Sisters ft Northern Voice (2013) A Tribe Called Red / Tribal Spirit Music / Pirates Blend Buy on iTunes: Directed by Jon Riera Produced by Landon Ramirez & The Field Sourced through from: HT Abagond 

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The Native Peoples of the Chesapeake Bay Region


A guest post by Jefe: For at least 11,000 years, people have inhabited the Chesapeake Bay Regionalong the Atlantic coast of North America, now the part of the US known as Washington, DC and the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware.   Continue reading Sourced through from:

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National Museum of the American Indian


A guest post by Jefe:   The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is a Smithsonian museum with two galleries, one in Washington, DC and one in New York. Items not on display are stored in a cultural resource centre in Suitland, Maryland (Prince George’s County), which includes the Vine Deloria, Jr. Library. Both museums showcase the history, culture, anthropology and archaeology of the

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Welcome to Native American Heritage Month 2015


Welcome to Native American Heritage Month 2015! November is Native American Heritage Month in the US. On this blog that means there will be two to three posts a week having to do with Native Americans. Last year was a bust, I know. I hope to do better this year. If you have a suggestion for a post… Sourced through from:

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