Ho-Chunk Citizen Kathy Hopinkah Hannan Selected to be Girl Scouts President Source: nativenewsonline.net See on Scoop.it – 500 NationsRead more
Officials try to test Chris Deschene’s Navajo fluency to confirm he meets law’s requirement but he refuses to answer questions Source: www.theguardian.com See on Scoop.it – 500 NationsRead more
[A] blonde little wisp of a girl completely freaked me out as I waited in line for the bathroom. “Is that shirt supposed to be funny?” she asked motioning to my satirical”Caucasians” T-shirt. And then she said, “I’ll fucking cut you.” Actually, she didn’t scare me so much as the wannabe linebackers standing behind her who looked like theyRead more
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This September, as world leaders make their way to the United Nations for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, five brave Alaska Native women are traveling to New York to ask the world to… Source: joespub.tumblr.com See on Scoop.it – 500 NationsRead more
Wukchumni is both a Native Californian language and people. They are of the Yokuts tribe residing on the Tule River Reservation. The Tule River Reservation was established in 1873 by a US Executive Order in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is south of Fresno and north of Bakersfield. It occupies 55,356 acres. -Wikipedia “This short documentary profiles the last fluent speaker of Wukchumni, aRead more
The journey of the Oglala Lakota of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, from their origins through to their contemporary life. The most comprehensive look at an Indian Reservation in a documentary made over 13 years by international award winning film-maker Steven Lewis Simpson director of Rez Bomb. Click through to Rent or Buy movie. Source: vimeo.com See on Scoop.itRead more
Interactive Time-Lapse Map Shows How the U.S. Took More Than 1.5 Billion Acres From Native Americans
This interactive map, produced by University of Georgia historian Claudio Saunt to accompany his new book West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776, offers a time-lapse vision of the transfer of Indian land between 1776 and 1887. As blue “Indian homelands” disappear, small red areas appear, indicating the establishment of reservations. (Above is a GIF of the map’sRead more
Do history books written by white folks tell the truth about Native Americans? We think not. Here are just some of the lies they tell.