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The Week That Was: February 7, 2016
Assimilation, Integration, Colonization
Dem Presidential Election is Fixed
HA HA! Comic Jonny R's The Ojibwe Outlaw
Native Humor: Pow Wow Jokes & Stick NDNs
Diné Beads, Sells Sports Medallions
Yo Mackelmore! Gyasi's White Privilege 3
Omaha Superbowl Invite to Peyton Manning
Video: Rare Blue Whale Mother and Calf
College Fund Ad to Increase Enrollment
NMAI Profile: Ken St. Marks
Six Super Bowl 50 Prop Bets
Osage Nation Wins Bid on Turner Ranch
USDA Investments Impact Rural America
Brown Changes Fall Holiday to IPD
Hillary and Bernie, Mano y Mano
USDA Microloans to Farmers Purchase Land
LA Tribe Gets $48mn for Climate Move
Giant Lake Disappears!
Cherokee Elder Talks Candy and Santa
Thing About Skins
No Sympathy for the Devil: Change the Name to Bear Lodge
Arvol Looking Horse, who needs no introduction in these pages, filed a petition in November 2014 to change the name of Devils Tower back to the traditional name translated to Engli...
4 Native Women Redefine Security and Fight for Sacred Places
“Welcome to Ohlone territory!...
Amazon Gold Rush Destroying Huge Swaths of Rainforest
John C. Cannon, Mongabay.com
The rainforests of South America face many threats...
CA Indian Leaders Discuss Lasting Effects of the Gold, Greed and Genocide Era
Though often romanticized in history textbooks, museum exhibits and government park displays, the Gold Rush era in California is remembered by many California Indians as a time whe...
Teachers From Across Turtle Island Flock to Gold Rush Sites
Typically it’s the students who take field trips, but last week it was the teachers’ turn...
Eureka Offers ‘Support’ Not Apology to Wiyot Tribe
Instead of offering a formal apology, the Eureka City Council voted unanimously Tuesday, March 18 to accept a second draft of a letter from Mayor Frank Jager to the Wiyot Tribe, fo...
Eureka Considers a Formal Apology for Wiyot Massacre
The 1860 Wiyot Massacre on Indian Island was not the first in the region, and it wouldn’t be the last...
Native History: Colorado Territory Created Amidst Gold Rush
This Date in Native History: On February 28, 1861, parts of Utah, Kansas, Nebraska and New Mexico were joined to create the Colorado Territory, known today as the state of Colorado...
Native History: California Gold Rush Begins, Devastates Native Population
This Date in Native History: On January 24, 1848, a millwright named James Marshall discovered gold along California’s American River, forever changing the American West and prompt...
Native History: U.S. Buys Alaska for Two Cents an Acre From Russia
This Date in Native History: On October 18, 1867, the United States purchased Alaska from Russia for two cents an acre, or $7.2 million in gold, which amounts to about $16.5 billio...
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