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The Week That Was: June 26, 2016
4 Sacred Places That Need Your Prayers
NMAI Profile: Audrey Hudson
Memorandum of Understanding
Rickie Fowler On Cover of Red Bull’s Mag
Sherman Alexie's New Children's Book
Riders Complete 950-Mile Journey
Ryan’s Indian Health ‘Choices’ Bad
Muhammad Ali and Rich Family Memories
New Law: Land Back to SusanvilleTribes
Casino Debuts Virtual Slot Environment
Mrs. Universe & Dad, Amazing Race Canada
Battle of Little Bighorn in 18 Drawings
Congress vs. Congress; ISIS vs. Music
Reviving Canoe Culture on the Columbia
10 Things to Know About Nisqually Tribe
Gamifying Slots to Engage Millennials
Video: What This 400-Year-Old Site Says
Being an Ally After Orlando
Two Devastating Losses for Colvilles
Thing About Skins
Giant Dugout Canoes Gather Again at Kettle Falls
Eight huge canoes arrived at Kettle Falls in northern...
Native History: The Famous Modoc Brave Who Wasn’t
With the American public eager to see what the disastrous...
Keeping History Alive; Oneida Heritage Opens Sharing Military Artifacts
For American Indians, as in many communities, joining the...
William McKinley: Dismantled Five Civilized Tribes
Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th...
‘The Other Slavery’: New Book Delves Into History of Native Enslavement
A newly released book is helping reshape a subject little...
Roots of Orlando Massacre Go Back 200 Years to Indian Wars
The tragedy that occurred in Orlando in the early morning...
American Indian History
Ishi’s Life: A California Genocide Primer
Mark R. Day
Ishi’s life is a window through which one can view the ugliest period of California history: the mass slaughter and displacement of more than 100,000 Native Californians...
‘Still Exploiting Him’: Remembering Ishi, the ‘Last Wild Indian in California’
Mark R. Day
One hundred years ago, on March 25, 1916, Ishi, who many called the “last wild Indian in California,” died a painful death of tuberculosis in his room at the Phoebe Hearst Museum o...
Daughter of Olympian Sam Kahanamoku Walks On
Sonia Vrooman Lien Kahanamoku, who met her Native Hawaiian family when she was in her 70s and in her last five years became an author, mentor and advocate for Native children, walk...
These 5 Native Women Know Their History
Tanya H. Lee
History matters. And so does who teaches it...
Zachary Taylor: Hunted Indians with Bloodhounds
Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th president of the United States...
‘Brothers of the Buffalo’: The Red River War
Tanya H. Lee
Brothers of the Buffalo: A Novel of the Red River War by Joseph Bruchac follows two young men, one a Cheyenne warrior, the other a former Black slave, as their paths repeatedly con...
Collective Assimilation: Resisting Full Citizenship
One of the great moments in recent indigenous history was the rejection of full citizenship, most clearly seen in the United States and Canada...
From Talking Leaves to Pixels: The Story of the Cherokee Syllabary
Roy Boney Jr.
The story of how Sequoyah invented the Cherokee syllabary and how literacy quickly spread through the Cherokee Nation in the early 19th century has been told many times, but how ou...
Photo: Starr Kalāhiki Performed at NMAI for Women’s History Month
‘Stirring the Pot’: An Act of Digital Repatriation
While visiting the Tuscarora Nation—the smallest of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) communities in western New York—in 1913, Joseph Dixon photographed six individuals, and those image...
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