Steve Russell

John Winthrop, a wealthy Puritan lawyer and would-be theologian, might be styled a founder of “American exceptionalism.” It was his sermon, A Model of Christian Charity, that contained the line made famous in modern times by President Ronald Reagan, “we must consider that we shall be as...

4/23/14
Bryan Brewer

The world is moving forward on Indigenous Rights, yet the Supreme Court of the United States is moving backward. In 2010, the United States joined the United Nations in supporting the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which declares:...

4/21/14
Dana Lance, Chickasaw Nation
2/18/14
Note: This is the second in a series of articles highlighting the burial place of Chickasaw Governors since removal to Indian Territory...
Vincent Schilling
2/6/14
When looking back at the history of this United States, the participation of Native American warriors on the battlefield is a largely untold number...
Alysa Landry
2/3/14
This Date in Native History: On February 3, 1889, the outlaw Belle Star was killed by two shots from behind, ending the reign of the famous “Bandit Queen” in the Oklahoma Territory...
Chickasaw Nation
1/26/14
The first of three U.S. naval ships named for the Chickasaws was commissioned 150 years ago...
Vincent Schilling
1/9/14
Considering American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans have served in every branch of the U.S...
Christina Rose
12/12/13
This Date in Native History: Stand Watie was born Degadoga Watie on December 12, 1806 in New Echota, near present day Rome, Georgia...
Peter d'Errico

Pirates are a fascinating topic, and pirate stories have long been part of popular culture. Their daring exploits, coupled with their anarchic—and democratic—organization, provide fodder for books, movies, poems, and paintings....

12/1/13
Chelsea Vowel

Much ado is made of our divisions and differences, and this is so successful because the narrative of our sameness is foundational to colonial policies....

11/2/13

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