Beau Jennings is a guitar picker who admits to a Will...
A lawsuit filed October 2015 by the Coyote Valley Band of...
When a friend brought over a copy of The Revenant I was...
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Most indigenous Peoples are willing to participate in...
The Cherokee Nation will begin dispersing its limited...
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American Indian History

Hunkpapa Lakota Mens Shirt Wounded Knee
Mark Hirsch
Tuesday, December 29, 2015, marks the 125th anniversary of the Massacre at Wounded Knee, a “sad and horrible event” Native and non-Native Americans still struggle to comprehend...
Eyewitnesses at Wounded Knee
Tanya H. Lee
This year is the 125th anniversary of the December 29, 1890 massacre of a band of Miniconjou Lakota led by Chief Spotted Elk, who was called Big Foot by the government...
Winter, Star Wars , a grave robber and a Christmas full moon were just some of the headlines grabbing attention in Indian country this past week...
Julie Reed University of Tennessee
UT News
A group of University of Tennessee students spent this fall delving into the lives of Cherokees who called East Tennessee home in the 1800s, before they were forcibly removed and r...
Dakota 38 Mankato Massacre
Konnie LeMay
A ghost of Christmas past haunts the Dakota to this day—the ghost of a great injustice to 38 men hanged the day after Christmas in 1862, of injustice to 265 others also convicted i...
Duane Champagne
When did colonialism start? How can we recognize it into the present? According to international law, colonialism started when explorers claimed the land for a Christian king...
Lorene Sisquoc Cal Poly Pomona
Cal Poly Pomona
As a child, Lorene Sisquoc remembers spending summers with her grandmother and her great-aunts as they passed down stories about the feats of tribal leaders and ancient customs and...
Boeing B-52 Dropping Bombs Vietnam
Dr. Dean Chavers
I got out of the Air Force in 1968 after flying in Viet Nam. Thank God for the B-52, the greatest airplane ever made. It saved our lives more than once...
It has been 153 years since the largest mass execution ever seen in the United States took place on December 26, 1862...