In 1621, settlers sat with 90 Wampanoag Indians for what...
A monument of 14 stones was dedicated in Prophetstown State...
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The Cherokee Nation is celebrating the purchase and...
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The election of Ulysses S. Grant in1868 brought about what...
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Ceramic pots from the Pueblos of Ohkay Owingeh, Nambe,...
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Researching the Past

Steve Russell
2/3/16
Beau Jennings is a guitar picker who admits to a Will Rogers obsession...
Suzette Brewer
1/26/16
In a unanimous decision January 25, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling against the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin in Menominee v...
Heim Effigy Mound
Pam Hughes
1/6/16
The Ho-Chunk Nation has been in a legal tussle with a Dane County mining company that wants to destroy a state-protected burial mound in one of its limestone quarries to get the ag...
Mary Annette Pember
1/4/16
Thomas Munson, the retired National Park Service superintendent who pled guilty to stealing ancient Native remains from the Effigy National Monument in Iowa, will pay over $108,000...
Modern Cucurbita Squashes
Tanya H. Lee
12/30/15
The Three Sisters fundamental to the traditional diet of many American Indian tribes may have been just two without the ingenuity of ancient Indigenous Peoples living in what is no...
Little Bear Effigy Mound AP Photo
Mary Annette Pember
12/21/15
Thomas Munson, 76, of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin will plead guilty to embezzlement and theft charges in connection with an accusation that he stole several ancient Native American...
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Alysa Landry
12/17/15
Archaeological discoveries in caves on the north shore of Utah’s Great Salt Lake are giving researchers a glimpse at what may be America’s first casino...
Really Old Squash Image
Alysa Landry
12/3/15
Communities across the Midwest and Canada are growing a variety of squash that yields fruits topping 30 pounds...
Konnie LeMay
10/24/15
Anton Treuer’s newest work, Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2015), is a highly readable book tracing the history of Red Lake t...
Tomaquag Museum Wampum Beads
Christina Rose
10/20/15
The 40,000-year-old wampum necklace may be the most impressive piece on view at the Tomaquag Museum in Exeter, Rhode Island, but that may change when 20,000 more archived items are...

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