Old John Neptune ~ Panawahpskek

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Old John Neptune was born July 22, 1767. He is sometimes known by his Penobscot name, Bungawarrawit.

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Andrew Sockalexis ~ Panawahpskek

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Andrew Sockalexis (1891–1919) was an American track and field athlete who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics

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Louis Sockalexis ~ Panawahpskek

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Louis Sockalexis ~ Panawahpskek

Louis Francis Sockalexis (October 24, 1871 – December 24, 1913), nicknamed The Deerfoot of the Diamond, was an American baseball player.

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Penobscot Tribe of Maine

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The Penobscot (Panawahpskek) are an indigenous people of the Northeastern Woodlands, located in Maine.

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Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pechanga Reservation, California

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Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pechanga Reservation, California

The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians is a federally recognized tribe of Luiseño Indians in Riverside County, California.

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Sep 30, To Create Healthy Kids-Public Forum Set to Discuss Walking and Biking Routes

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TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA In an attempt to create a healthier community, the Cherokee Nations Healthy Nation department is hosting a public forum on Thursday, October 3, on whether there is a

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Millbrook fourth-graders celebrate Native American Day The…

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Millbrook fourth-graders celebrate Native American Day

The history of Native Americans is a state standard for every South Carolina fourth-grader, but, hey, learning about it can be fun, too.

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Your Morning Dump..Where Bell-Holter Is Chasing His Dream In a…

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Your Morning Dump..Where Bell-Holter Is Chasing His Dream

In a story we were first to break earlier this month, Damen Bell-Holter, from tiny Hydaburg, Alaska will be attending Celtics training camp. Bell-Holter, who’s been in the Boston area for about the last two weeks, did a Q & A session with NDNSports over the weekend.

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CCAC Reviews Themes for Native American $1 Coins Ideas for…

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CCAC Reviews Themes for Native American $1 Coins

Ideas for designs for the reverse of the 2015 and 2016 Native American $1 coins were discussed by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee when it met Sept. 18.

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Bill makes it more difficult to challenge Native American…

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Bill makes it more difficult to challenge Native American mascots

A Republican bill would make it tougher to challenge Native American mascots, logos and nicknames used by school districts.

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Native American community reacts strongly to proposed mascot law…

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Native American community reacts strongly to proposed mascot law…

Native American community reacts strongly to proposed mascot law revision

Wisconsin’s Native American community reacted strongly to Republican legislation that would change the state’s law on school mascots.

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History of lacrosse, Native American heritage celebrated at…

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History of lacrosse, Native American heritage celebrated at wooden stick expo

The Haudenosaunee Wooden Stick Lacrosse Expo seeks to honor the history of lacrosse, promote the sport and educate the public.

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Native American village on display in Clark County George Rogers…

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Native American village on display in Clark County

George Rogers Clark Park is named for a warrior.

It’s located on land adjacent to where a battle fought between American pioneers and Native Americans during the American Revolution.

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For Native American tribes, sequester is just another…

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For Native American tribes, sequester is just another hardship

The US government has left many Native American tribes in the lurch with the sequestering of federal funds. But they have become used to Washington giving with one hand and taking away with the other.

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Sep 30, South Carolina Governor Should Drop Criminal Charges against Dusten Brown

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Last Monday evening, after coming to the conclusion he had reached the end of his legal options within the Oklahoma state court system, Cherokee citizen Dusten Brown decided

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Sep 30, A Wise Ruling – Native Condition – Guest Commentary – Native News Network

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Now two women came to the king and stood before him. One of them said, Pardon me, my lord. This woman and I live in the same house, and I had a baby while she was there with me

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Sep 30, Posting the US Governments – Closed for Business – Signs – Native News Network

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So Tuesday at 12:01 am the federal government should post a sign that reads Closed for Business. Unless, that is, Congress drops its idiocy and suddenly breaks into harmony. Its possible, right

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Sep 30, Native News Network-Native American News, Analysis, Opinion by American Indians

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Native Americans deserve accurate coverage, portraying who we are and what is happening in Indian country. The Native News Network intends to become the premier American Indian website community

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Sep 30, With Federal Shutdown Looming, Interior Releases Contingency Plan for BIA

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WASHINGTON For the first time in 17 years, a federal shutdown is realistic at 12 01 am edt Tuesday, October 1. Late Saturday night, the Republican controlled US House passed a

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John Christian Hopkins ~ Narragansett John Christian Hopkins…

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John Christian Hopkins ~ Narragansett

John Christian Hopkins (born 1960) is a Narragansett journalist, author, poet and public speaker who resides in Tuba City, Arizona, United States. After having grown up in Westerly, Rhode Island, Hopkins graduated from the University of Rhode Island with degrees in journalism and history in 1987.

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Henry Chee Dodge ~ Navajo Henry Chee Dodge (1860–1947), also…

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Henry Chee Dodge ~ Navajo

Henry Chee Dodge (1860–1947), also known in Navajo by his nicknames Hastiin Adiitsʼaʼii (~ “Mister Interpreter”) and Kiiłchííʼ (“Red Boy”), was chairman of the Navajo Business Council from 1922 until 1928, and chairman of the then Navajo Tribal Council from 1942 until 1946.

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Peter MacDonald ~ Navajo Peter MacDonald (born 1928) is a Native…

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Peter MacDonald ~ Navajo

Peter MacDonald (born 1928) is a Native American politician and the only four term Chairman of the Navajo Tribe. MacDonald was born in Arizona, U.S.A. and served the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II as a Navajo Code Talker. He was first elected Navajo Tribal Chairman in 1970.

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Edward T. Begay ~ Navajo Edward T. Begay is a Native American…

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Edward T. Begay ~ Navajo

Edward T. Begay is a Native American politician who served as the Speaker of the Navajo Nation from 1999 to 2003. He also served as Vice-Chairman in 1983 under the Chairmanship of then Chairm Peterson Zah. Begay has been a major influence in the Churchrock/Bááh Háálį́ community, and is still active within Chapter Affairs.

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Lawrence T. Morgan ~ Navajo Lawrence T. Morgan is the former…

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Lawrence T. Morgan ~ Navajo

Lawrence T. Morgan is the former Speaker of the Navajo Nation Tribal Council. He was first elected in January 2003 by then the 20th Navajo Nation Council. Current Navajo law requires a Speaker to serve two years per term.

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Nisqually Indian Tribe of the Nisqually Reservation,…

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Nisqually Indian Tribe of the Nisqually Reservation,…

Nisqually Indian Tribe of the Nisqually Reservation, Washington

The Nisqually Indian Tribe of the Nisqually Reservation is a federally recognized tribe of Nisqually people. They are a Coast Salish people of indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest. Their tribe is located in Washington.

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