Foods & Tools of the Huron Tribe The Huron people, also…

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Foods & Tools of the Huron Tribe

The Huron people, also known as the Wyandot, originally inhabited what is known today as the St. Lawrence Valley in Quebec, Canada. Abundant in agricultural resources, the region provided the Huron with a diverse diet rich in meat and produce. The Huron also used a variety of tools to farm, hunt, process food and travel.

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What Were Some of the Comanche Indians Natural Resources? The…

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What Were Some of the Comanche Indians Natural Resources?

The Comanche Indians resided in present-day Wyoming. They numbered in the thousands by the late 1700s. These Native Americans were benefactors to many natural resources present in the plains and along Wyoming rivers such as the Platte and Shoshone. These natural resources included buffalo, wild horses, freshwater fish and clam and nuts and grains.

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Main Staple Foods of the Pueblo Indians The Pueblo Indians of…

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Main Staple Foods of the Pueblo Indians

The Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest were known for settling down from a herd-following nomadic lifestyle and beginning to sustain themselves with agriculture and more permanent settlement. Most of the main staple foods that the Pueblo Indians were vegetarian foods that came from their crops, but they also sometimes consumed small domestic or hunted game birds and animals.

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Radon: The Invisible Killer In Native Homes Across Indian…

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Radon: The Invisible Killer In Native Homes Across Indian Country

When Twa-le Abrahamson-Swan tested her Spokane, Washington, home for radon, she already knew about the dangers of the invisible, odorless radioactive gas.
The manager of the Spokane Tribe’s Air Quality Program knew radon is the top cause of lung cancer for non-smokers, higher even than second-hand smoke, and the second-highest lung cancer risk over all.

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Radiation Leak Linked to Los Alamos; Do We Really Want…

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Radiation Leak Linked to Los Alamos; Do We Really Want Biological Agents There?

The cause of the radiation leak at Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico, is still unresolved, but we know that it started with Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL) and ended at the WIPP, shutting that facility down for a few more years and costing millions of dollars.

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Canoes Visit Seattle for Salmon Homecoming Celebration The scene…

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Canoes Visit Seattle for Salmon Homecoming Celebration

The scene was very familiar: Indigenous canoes pulled in close to the boardwalk at Seattle’s Waterfront Park, and drummers offered songs as the canoes arrived. One by one, a representative of each canoe family stood and asked permission, in his or her language, to come ashore. Hands were raised in welcome.

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4 Students Who Won College Scholarships from the Morongo Band In…

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4 Students Who Won College Scholarships from the Morongo Band
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4 Students Who Won College Scholarships from the Morongo Band

In its continuing effort to provide opportunity to the next generation of tribal leaders, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians has awarded four Native American students from across California with $40,000 in college and graduate school scholarships this year.

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Main Staple Foods of the Pueblo Indians

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The Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest were known for settling down from a herd-following nomadic lifestyle

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What Were Some of the Comanche Indians Natural Resources?

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The Comanche Indians resided in present-day Wyoming. They numbered in the thousands by the late 1700s.

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Foods & Tools of the Huron Tribe

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Foods & Tools of the Huron Tribe

The Huron people, also known as the Wyandot, originally inhabited what is known today as the St. Lawrence Valley in Quebec, Canada.

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Native American Legend of The Owl gets…

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Native American Legend of The Owl gets married http://bit.ly/14I7ehe

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Mother Earth Prayer By KiiskeeN’tum http://bit.ly/15uXerA 

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Mother Earth Prayer By KiiskeeN’tum http://bit.ly/15uXerA 

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Fry bread is an incredibly popular food; everyone who tried them…

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Fry bread is an incredibly popular food; everyone who tried them loves them. You might love it, but did you know it originated in a painful way?http://bit.ly/1DL8Cye

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Anyone who owns a pair of moccasins knows how wonderful it feels…

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Anyone who owns a pair of moccasins knows how wonderful it feels to wear them. Many tribal moccasin styles need leggings to go with them, however. Learn how to make them http://bit.ly/1uSiUX6 [Photo courtesy of @Native Arts Trading]

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Linguists have organized the North American Indian languages to…

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Linguists have organized the North American Indian languages to six primary groups which are are separated by location. http://bit.ly/1wR9DA6

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There are many famous Native American tribes who played a part…

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There are many famous Native American tribes who played a part in Alabama’s history. http://bit.ly/10ouCi1

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FREE Tips on How to Research Native American Roots by Kimberly…

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FREE Tips on How to Research Native American Roots by Kimberly Powell http://bit.ly/19Lto0B

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Native American Legend of the Rabbit dines the…

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Native American Legend of the Rabbit dines the Bear http://bit.ly/14Iw9RV

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Information on Native American Drums in New Mexico To some…

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Information on Native American Drums in New Mexico

To some Native Americans, the drum is symbolic of keeping in tune with the heartbeat of Mother Earth. Many tribes make or use drums in ceremony, powwows and for personal prayer or meditation with Creator. Several tribes, from the Apache to the Zuni, live in New Mexico. The Pueblo culture is known for drum making, and Taos is a center where a number of drum builders can be located.

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The Jody Brown Indian Family ~ Cherokee Members The band was…

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The Jody Brown Indian Family ~ Cherokee

Members The band was composed of Jody Brown who sang baritone, plays bass guitar and also served as the band’s bus driver; Donna Brown who sang alto; Jeremy Brown who sang bass/baritone, played both the guitar and mandolin; Stephanie Brown who sang mezzo-soprano, plays mandolin and also writes most of the material for the group. Finishing out the group was Ashley Brown, who sang soprano for the group. Jeremy Brown currently works for the Cherokee Indian Tribe as an Audio/Video specialist.

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Douglas Blue Feather ~ Cherokee Nation Douglas Blue Feather,…

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Douglas Blue Feather ~ Cherokee Nation

Douglas Blue Feather, whose ancestry includes American Indian, Iberian, and European, is an internationally known recording artist and performer of music featuring the Native American flute. Recognized as one of the most prolific and accomplished flutists of today, he has released 16 CDs which have been heard on radio stations worldwide.

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Types of Foods That the Haudenosaunee Eat The Haudenosaunee, or…

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Types of Foods That the Haudenosaunee Eat

The Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois as they are commonly known, are one of the central Native American nations in North America. Their culture and people spread across much of northeast North America, creating a confederation of six separate nations: the Mohawk, Seneca, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Tuscarora tribes. Each tribe incorporated its own cultural beliefs and cuisine to create a general cuisine that may be classified as Haudenosaunee cuisine.

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How to Make a Diorama of an Alaskan Athabaskan Teepee Making…

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How to Make a Diorama of an Alaskan Athabaskan Teepee

Making dioramas (display boxes) is a standard method for students to display what they have learned in a history or science class. A diorama of the Athabaskan Indians would include at least one tepee made of sticks and a covering that looks like animal skin, plus paintings or models of the surroundings in which these Indians lived — the harsh Alaskan wilderness.

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Tribes Celebrate New Tax Law Tribal leaders and advocates are…

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Tribes Celebrate New Tax Law

Tribal leaders and advocates are exuberant over a subject that often induces a yawn and a glazed look – tax reform. But this time the tax reform will benefit all of Indian country, the leaders said.

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AIANTA Secures Board of Directors at American Indian Tourism…

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AIANTA Secures Board of Directors at American Indian Tourism…



AIANTA Secures Board of Directors at American Indian Tourism Conference

Albuquerque, New Mexico (September  29, 2014) – The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) secured a full Board of Directors at the 16th Annual American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC) held at the Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville, Louisiana earlier this month.

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