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
Christina Rose
10/21/13
This Date in Native History: On October 21, 1867 the Medicine Lodge Treaty was signed in Kansas...
Duane Champagne
10/21/13
Between 1820 and 1870, five Indian nations in the southeast adopted constitutions, engaged in for-profit cotton export, created tribal school systems, established courts, police, a...
Steve Russell

Ideas, like people, can bleed. Unlike people, ideas do not die easily, even the worst of ideas. If you have lost a loved one, you know that palpable sense of wishing them back, undoing their fate so as to undo your own....

10/12/13
Alysa Landry
10/3/13
This Date in Native History: On October 3, 1873, the U.S...
Steve Russell

Anniversaries matter in the short run as memory markers and in the long run they become traditions. The year 1963 was the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, and it was used by activists of the time to take another step toward emancipation on the economic front....

8/20/13
Julianne Jennings

Mainstream America has effectively marginalized our inherited way of being and, although restricted, it is still very much alive despite the history and purpose of the Europeans, which was to produce people who might appear to be “look-like Indians,” but shall be European in spirit and habits of...

6/3/13
Dr. Dean Chavers
3/12/13
Most of the Lumbees who fought in the Civil War were in the Confederate Army...

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