Alysa Landry
4/28/14
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
12/19/13
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
12/7/13

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
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...
Vincent Schilling
8/1/13
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
1/25/13

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....

David Wilkins & Carter Meland
11/24/12

Exalted in grade-school lore as the great coming together of Native peoples and Pilgrim settlers, Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. It's the time when we as a nation gathered to appreciate and share what we have—food, fellowship, and football.
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Dan Jones
6/12/12

The history of Oklahoma—a Choctaw word meaning “Red People”—has done everything it could to finish the job the U.S....

Cedric Sunray
6/9/12

What and who are the "Ins and Outs" of Indian Country?...

Robert Pahre
3/27/12
March 7 and 8 marked the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Pea Ridge, fought in northwest Arkansas near the Oklahoma border...

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