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Full Circle: Plains Indians Exhibit Takes Top Billing at Metropolitan Museum of Art
A mournful song echoes through the exhibit hall, similar...
Shrinking Budgets Putting Tribal History at Risk?
As a Tribal Historic and Preservation Officer (THPO),...
Greatest Works of Dja Dja Wurrung Nation in Hands of British Museums
This powerful story of precious property taken and regained...
1790 Treaty of New York Arrives at NMAI
A delegation from Muscogee (Creek) nation was on hand in...
Did the Deaths of 50 Million Indians Cause Climate Change?
No historian seriously questions that the European invasion...
Climate Change, Geologists, Genesis, and a New Epoch
There is time and then there is geological time. Like many...
Researching the Past
DNA Study Gives Insight Into Aboriginal Australian Heritage
It has long been thought that aboriginal Australians did not mix with any other races until the 18 th -century arrival of Europeans...
The Challenge of Protecting Sacred Land
We have tried treaties. We have tried court cases. We have tried state and federal legislation. In all cases, the results have been mixed...
Penn State Offers Free Courses on Genes
Pennsylvania State University is offering a series of six lectures open to the general public with the theme “Your Genes: How They Contribute to Who You Are.” The lectures are part...
From Beads to Bounty: How Wampum Became America’s First Currency—And Lost Its Power
Ann C. Tweedy
When Prince Philip of the Pokanokets (later known as the Wampanoags) proudly wore his wampum—decorative beads made from whelk and clam shells—he was proudly declaring several thing...
Outbreak Run Recognizes Historical Tragedy, Offers Contemporary Hope
After 133 years, Cheyenne people are teaching youth about their ancestors who left starvation and illness in Indian Territory—today’s Oklahoma—for an ill-fated attempt to return to...
British Columbia's Enduring Central Coast
Jude Isabella, TheTyee.ca
"You know it's a great day when you're knee deep in sperm." Ryan Cloutier, a young biologist, is delighted with his predicament...
Indian Assimilation: The Mystery of the Tiny Handcuffs, Solved
Mary Annette Pember
Shane Murray vividly recalls the scowl on the face of the young Native woman at Haskell Indian Nation University’s Cultural Center when he placed a pair of tiny handcuffs on her de...
Cayuga Museum Receives Replica Wampum Belt for Returning Haudenosaunee Spiritual Objects
Gale Courey Toensing
The Onondaga Nation has presented the Cayuga Museum of History and Art with a replica of a Haudenosaunee Confederacy wampum belt in appreciation for the return of 21 objects of spi...
Tiny Horrors: A Chilling Reminder of How Cruel Assimilation Was—And Is
Mary Annette Pember
For such small objects, the child’s handcuffs are surprisingly heavy when cradled in the palms of one’s hand...
New England’s Second Colonial Armed Conflict: King Philip’s War Remembered
In 1668 and 1669, Metacom or King Philip, was given the name by the English after the classical Greek conqueror “for his ambitious and haughty spirit;” and the title “King” to exag...
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