Rappahannock Indian Tribe

Written by at May 23, 2015

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The Rappahannocks first met Captain John Smith in December 1607 at their capital town “Topahanocke” on the banks of the river bearing their name.

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Rita Pitka Blumenstein ~ Yupik

Written by at May 23, 2015

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Rita Pitka Blumenstein (born 1936) was the first certified traditional doctor in Alaska.

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Chickahominy Tribe

Written by at May 23, 2015

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The Chickahominy tribe is a state-recognized Indian tribe located on 110 acres in Charles City County, midway between Richmond and Williamsburg.

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Crow Village Sam ~ Yupik

Written by at May 23, 2015

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Crow Village Sam (Phillips; 1893–1974) was a Yup’ik Alaskan Native who lived in the mid Kuskokwim River valley in Alaska.

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Paul John ~ Yupik

Written by at May 23, 2015

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Paul Joseph John (1929 – March 6, 2015) was an American Yup’ik elder, cultural advocate, and commercial fisherman.

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Upper Mattaponi Indian Tribe

Written by at May 23, 2015

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For centuries the ancestors of the Upper Mattaponi People have lived in villages along the waterways of Virginia

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Emily Johnson ~ Yupik

Written by at May 23, 2015

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Emily Johnson (born 1976, Soldotna, Alaska) is an American dancer, writer, and choreographer of Yup’ik descent.

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Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia

Written by at May 23, 2015

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Prior to 1607, several distinct groups of Iroquoian speaking native people, including the Nottoway Indians

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Sven Haakanson ~ Alutiiq

Written by at May 23, 2015

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Sven Haakanson, Jr. (born 1967) (Alutiiq) is an American anthropologist who has specialized in documenting and preserving the language and culture of the Alutiiq.

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Three Arrows was a boy of the Mohawk tribe. Although he had…

Written by at May 23, 2015

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Three Arrows was a boy of the Mohawk tribe. Although he had not yet seen fourteen winters he was already known among the Iroquois for his skill and daring. Read more the Mohawk Legend of How Fire Came to the Six Nations http://bit.ly/10BrqtG


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Saw this sign at some shop a while back. Thought we should…

Written by at May 23, 2015

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Saw this sign at some shop a while back. Thought we should share with you. No, not trying to be racist or anything, just  Fun Friday


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Native American rings come in many different styles and they…

Written by at May 23, 2015

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Native American rings come in many different styles and they are made of the highest quality silver available to the Native people at the time, still to this day they are made from the finest materials on the market. Read more http://bit.ly/IZ7VUu


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Domination and Diversity: Galileo's Lesson for Canada

Written by at May 23, 2015

Galileo’s telescopic observations converted him to the sun-centered view of the planetary system, and thereby made him a target for the Roman In

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In Response to War of the Words: ICWA Hearings Reignite Ancient Battle Over Indian Children

Written by at May 23, 2015

Rarely, if ever, do I extend myself to a social media rant. This is primarily because I’m not sure that such things ever change opinions and belief systems….

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DU's Zach Miller Ready to Take on Notre Dame

Written by at May 23, 2015
 

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Video: Wildfires Take Root in Longer Seasons and Higher Temperatures

Written by at May 23, 2015

“It was like a nightmare, the whole evening,” says Chief Bill McLaughlin of the Elk Creek Fire Department in Colorado, in the below video….

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NAJA Crowdfunding to Encourage Native Student Coverage of 2016 Election

Written by at May 23, 2015

The Native American Journalists Association is empowering journalism students to cover the 2016 presidential race through NativeEye 2015-2016, a

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Running Wild: 5 Native Track Teams of Champions

Written by at May 23, 2015

History tells us that three of the most compelling runners in U.S. Olympic history were Native American….

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Political Autonomy and Sustainable Economy

Written by at May 23, 2015

A unique attribute of Indian political ways was noted early on by colonial observers.

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Oglala Sioux Water Supply Director Honored with John W. Keys III Award

Written by at May 23, 2015

High quality drinking water is something that everyone can appreciate, but for Frank Means, director of the Oglala Siou…

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Mattaponi

Written by at May 22, 2015

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The Mattaponi tribe is one of only two Virginia Indian tribes in the Commonwealth of Virginia that owns reservation land.

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Awa’uq Massacre

Written by at May 22, 2015

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The Awa’uq Massacre or Refuge Rock Massacre, or the Wounded Knee of Alaska was an attack and massacre by Russian fur trader Grigory Shelikhov and 130 Russian armed men and cannoneers of Shelikhov-Golikov Company against the Qik’rtarmiut Sugpiat tribe of Koniag Alutiiq (Sugpiaq) people of Kodiak Island in 1784 in Russian-controlled Alaska.

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Mattabesset or Mattabeseck

Written by at May 22, 2015

Mattabesset or Mattabeseck

Mattabesset or Mattabeseck refers to the Native American group which had its principal settlement at the Mattabesset River of what is today Connecticut

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The Mashantucket (Western) Pequot Tribal Nation

Written by at May 22, 2015

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The history of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is one of dramatically changing fortunes.

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Maricopa People

Written by at May 22, 2015

Maricopa People

The Maricopa or Piipaash, are a Native American tribe, who live in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

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