First Baptism in California
We are told that Junipero Serra is being canonized because...
One of the first militant actions of Indian protest...
Winter Count Trunk Smithsonian
What’s the most interesting thing you have found tucked...
Keith Braveheart Winuhca Waits on Wicasa
The art of Keith BraveHeart, Oglala, is on the radar in...
Pontiac Replace Jackson
In 2012, we spotlighted Andrew Jackson as our top pick for...
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American Indian History

Reconstructed Naia
Alex Ewen
1/14/15
The remains of “Naia,” the human skeleton found off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, has been reconstructed by artists to provide a hypothetical image of what she look...
WyoFile | Angus M. Thuermer Jr.
1/14/15
Tribal nations in Wyoming and Montana want Yellowstone National Park to change two geographic names derived from men who were “proponents and exponents of genocide.” The Wyoming &a...
ICTMN Staff
1/14/15
What was Commissioner of Indian Affairs William Atkinson Jones worried about in January of 1902? Hair, long hair on Native American men to be more precise...
Samantha Mesa-Miles
1/13/15
Devin Etcitty, a 21-year-old from the Navajo nation, stood before a circle of 12 Native American students at Columbia University...
Jaque Fragua Indian Alley
Christina Rose
1/10/15
Indian Alley in Los Angeles’s Skid Row has played a sad, even tragic, role in the lives of many Natives who relocated there in the 1950s and ‘60s...
Eastman Buffalo Winter
NMAI
1/7/15
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian will host the traveling exhibition, “Commemorating Controversy: The Dakota–U.S...
Nina Corpus Christi AP
Steve Russell
1/6/15
Christoforo Columbo, most of us learn only as adults, was not Spanish. He would have been Italian if Italy had existed at the time...
Dakota 38 Ride Jessica Olson
Christina Rose
1/3/15
While the mainstream celebrates Christmas as a time for peace and joy, across the Plains the winter holidays are a reminder of massacres that took place throughout the 1800s...
Shelley Lowe DVIDS Native American Heritage Month
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
1/2/15
Shelly Lowe, executive director of the Harvard University Native American Program, visited the U.S...

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