Ely Samuel Parker, Seneca

Ely Samuel Parker, Seneca

See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations   Ely Samuel Parker (1828 – August 31, 1895), (born Hasanoanda, later known as Donehogawa) was a Seneca attorney, engineer, and tribal diplomat. He was commissioned a lieutenant colonel during the American Civil War, when he served as adjutant to General Ulysses S. Grant. He wrote the final draft of the Confederate surrender terms

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Native Woman Crush Wednesday: Nanye-hi of the Cherokee Nation

Native Woman Crush Wednesday: Nanye-hi of the Cherokee Nation

See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations Nanye-hi, or Nancy Ward was apart of the Cherokee Nation and lived in the area now known as Eastern Tennessee. Having been born in 1738, Nanye-hi grew up in the time of European colonialism and war… See on ndnimpact.wordpress.com

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Chester Nez, last of original Navajo code talkers of World War II, dies

Chester Nez, last of original Navajo code talkers of World War II, dies

See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations (CNN) — Chester Nez, the last of the original Navajo code talkers credited with creating an unbreakable code used during World War II, diedWednesday at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Navajo Nation President said. He was 93. Nez was one of the 29 Navajos recruited by the U.S. Marine Corps to develop the code that

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