Chiefs of the Six Nations Wampum Belts Horatio Hale 1871
Duane Champagne
When the U.S...
Library of Congress Navajos
Kristi Eaton
As a professional genealogist, BIllie Fogarty helps people understand their ancestry and where they come from...
More than 400 people from around Indian country are expected to converge on Tulsa, Oklahoma today and tomorrow as the Muscogee (Creek) Nation is hosting the Inter-Tribal Council of...
Alysa Landry
This Date in Native History: On April 28, 1897, the Chickasaw and Choctaw, two of the Five Civilized Tribes, agreed to abolish tribal governments and communal ownership of land, op...
Alex Ewen & Ivana Maravic
Of the many ways Natives have been abused, cheated and neglected by the United States government, one of the more subtle, but potentially most damaging for tribes today has been th...
Cedric Sunray

Over the years I have visited and fellowshipped with a great number of tribes situated in the Eastern and Southern regions of the United States. Through this experience I have noticed a telling reality that has long been silently acknowledged, but rarely publicly spoken about....

Duane Champagne
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...
Vincent Schilling
Thanks to the U.S. Census Bureau and its effort to count us all once a decade, we have another interesting list to report on...
Jay Daniels

Once, at a tribal consultation meeting, Larry Echo Hawk, Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, asked me to join him for lunch. Upon learning that I was a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, he asked about my opinion of the Freedmen issue....