Julianne Jennings

I was first introduced to Tex Willer while attending a pow wow in Italy; yes Italy— where Indians are served cheese lasagna and vino as opposed to frybread and lemonade for their participation after a days-worth of dancing and drumming....

8/17/12
Julianne Jennings

Gli Indiani d'America sono Uomini, Non Hamburger!

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7/10/12
Julianne Jennings

In 1982 President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation on March 25, proclaiming a “National Recognition Day for Nurses.” The ANA Board of Directors expanded the recognition of nurses in 1991, to a week-long celebration, declaring May 6–12, as National Nurses Week in conjunction with “credited” fou...

5/13/12
Julianne Jennings

Stereotypes help market American merchandise for more than a century, and the history of their use and abuse offers a strange and telling story of race relations in this country. Starting with sugar, its long history is interwoven with that of the slave trade....

4/21/12
Julianne Jennings

According to the late educator and historian princess Red Wing (Pokanoket), the first music of Aquidneck Island (present-day Rhode Island and Providence Plantations) was the chant of the “Red Man” who lived in the hills and valleys adjacent to the shores of Narragansett Bay....

4/8/12
Julianne Jennings

Historically, when different groups of people came into contact with one another, they offered different explanations for the phenotypic variations they saw....

3/26/12
Julianne Jennings

From the earliest documented times in American history, there were reports of deafness among indigenous people....

3/16/12
Julianne Jennings

A recent article posted by UN-DESA states few causes promoted by the United Nations have generated more intense and widespread support than the campaign to promote and protect the rights of women....

3/8/12
Julianne Jennings

The strength and the endurance of racism and discrimination against American Indians are easily traced to earlier periods of our history that we are desperately trying to understand and reconcile....

2/20/12
Julianne Jennings

It has been one year since the descendants of the Cherokee Freedmen won their long dispute against a constitutional amendment that ter...

1/31/12

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