Wacipi – Pow Wow Documentary from 1995

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This Pow Wow documentary was originally broadcast in 1995 from Twin Cities Public Television. “More than a homage to a great ancestry, the Pow Wow is an event of contemporary …

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Need to Brush Up on Your Lakota? This App Will Help.

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Following right along with the Navajo Keyboard and Ojibway App the Lakota have a new language app to help them communicate in their native tongue. There is now a free …

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Northern Traditonal Contest – Hunting Moon Pow Wow – Pow Wow Video of the Week

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Northern Traditional Contest 2012 Hunting Moon Pow Wow Milwaukee, WI

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – February 28, 2014

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Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow …

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Memories of Our Community

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'In The Neighborhood' Community Lecture Series, Part 2: Hilltop Highlights: Bankers Hill, Hillcrest & Forgotten Florence Heights

The completion of the University Heights Motorway (electric streetcar) brought new faces to places unseen by many prior to 1904. With the ease of the railway people advanced out of the burgeoning downtown to explore the lofty hilltop they would soon call home. Entrepreneurs took the opportunity to capitalize on the uphill movement, creating grand(…)

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Balboa Park History Stroll

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Balboa Park History Stroll

Ever wonder how Balboa Park was named? What structures stood in various locations in 1915? Who were some of the individuals who helped shape the landscape and built environment, and what did they originally envision it to look like? Were the buildings in the Park today, copies or interpretations of real structures in other parts(…)

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Progress Of Man: The 1935 Exposition Walking Tour

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Progress Of Man: The 1935 Exposition Walking Tour

This hour-long, easy paced walking tour reveals how a Depression-era San Diego pulled itself up out of the duldrums to create a spectacular world showcase that celebrated Progress of Man. Learn how DC Collier, San Diego’s 1915 Exposition cheerleader played a pivotal role in Chicago’s Century of Progress that served as inspiration for San Diego’s(…)

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History For Half Pints: Anchors Aweigh!

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History For Half Pints: Anchors Aweigh!

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History For Half Pints: Anchors Aweigh!

From sailing ships to racing yachts, San Diegans have enjoyed the ocean, rivers and lakes around us. Learn about the Orizaba, San Diego’s “Mayflower” of the West, ZLAC rowing club, and Stars & Stripes 87, America’s cup winner. Read Sheep on a Ship storybook, make a boat craft and sail some boats in the cascade(…)

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2013-14 Women’s Basketball The Midlands Collegiate…

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2013-14 Women’s Basketball

The Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference announced the 2013-14 All-MCAC Women’s Basketball Team and Scholar-Athletes Wednesday in advance of the opening round of conference tournament this weekend.

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Shoni Schimmel Named a Naismith Trophy Semifinalist Senior guard…

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Shoni Schimmel Named a Naismith Trophy Semifinalist

Senior guard Shoni Schimmel has been named a national semifinalist for the 2014 Women’s Naismith Trophy, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced on Thursday. Schimmel was one of the 10 players named a semifinalist.

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Lotsa Mischief Wins Turf Paradise Derby Lotsa Mischief sailed to…

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Lotsa Mischief Wins Turf Paradise Derby

Lotsa Mischief sailed to an easy victory in the $75,000 Turf Paradise Derby Saturday at the Phoenix Oval.

Piloted by Skyler Whiteshield, Lotsa Mischief ($6.80) pressed the pace early on and then drew away in the stretch for a 3 ½ length victory over Lawly’s Goal with the favorite My Rochester third in the field of eight 3-year-olds.

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Everything Oyster celebrates Native Americans Everything Oyster…

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Everything Oyster celebrates Native Americans

Everything Oyster is returning to East New Market for a second year celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the East New Market Fire Department.

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Before They Were Native Americans, They Were Native…

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Before They Were Native Americans, They Were Native Beringians

Known as the “Beringia Standstill” theory, it was first suggested by two Latin American geneticists in 1997 and then refined or corroborated by a University of Tartu research team in Estonia in 2007.

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Daft Punk Blocked From Playing Sacred Native American Site In…

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Daft Punk Blocked From Playing Sacred Native American Site In Wyoming

Daft Punk’s publicist writes in to let us know that the duo is repped by CAA, while ICM was the agency that contacted the National Park Service. So maybe Daft Punk isn’t planning on playing any shows this summer, and god only knows what ICM was hoping to accomplish by applying for the permit.

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The Battle of Little Bitcoin: Native American Tribe Launches Its…

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The Battle of Little Bitcoin: Native American Tribe Launches Its…

The Battle of Little Bitcoin: Native American Tribe Launches Its Own Cryptocurrency

Standing on the banks of the Little Bighorn River last year, a son of the once-mighty Oglala Lakota Tribe made a promise to continue his ancestors’ fight against the United States. Only this time the war wouldn’t be fought with arrows or bullets, but with QR codes and cryptography.

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Miss Native American USA 2013 opens art show at Wind River…

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Miss Native American USA 2013 opens art show at Wind River Hotel

Sarah Ortegon boasts quite the resume. She accepted the title of Miss Native American USA in 2013. The same year, she graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver after studying abroad in Italy. She also traveled to Eastern Europe with the dance group Native Pride Dancers and performed in the Republic of Moldova.

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Penn show amplifies Native American voices The University of…

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Penn show amplifies Native American voices
The University of…

Penn show amplifies Native American voices

The University of Pennsylvania’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, founded in 1887, amassed many of its treasures during the so-called golden age of museum collecting – an era well known for unprecedented institution-building, less so for cultural sensitivity

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Should Schools Keep Native American Mascots if Tribes Give Them…

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Should Schools Keep Native American Mascots if Tribes Give Them Permission?

In the past 50 years, more than two-thirds of Native American mascots have been eliminated across the country. Today, fewer than 1,000 remain. The shift has been most successful at the local and state levels, but a new bill suggests the movement still faces resistance in some states.

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Mystery of Native Americans’ missing 10,000 years solved:…

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Mystery of Native Americans’ missing 10,000 years solved: People survived Ice Age living on wooded land between Siberia and Alaska 25,000 years ago

It was a mystery how the ancestors of Native Americans survived the Ice Age.

But now a team of international scientists think they might have solved the mystery and it has to do with the ancient people living in a wooded tundra area after splitting from their Asian relatives 25,000 years ago.

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Arizona governor vetoes controversial discrimination…

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Arizona governor vetoes controversial discrimination measure

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) vetoed a controversial bill that would have allowed business owners to refuse service to certain customers based on religious reasons.
SB 1062 drew national headlines. It was seen as an anti-gay discriminatory measure.

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 Justice denied on reservations across United States Justice at…

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 Justice denied on reservations across United States

Justice at a distance may very well be justice denied.
That’s why it’s important to recognize and study the recent work done by the Tribal Law and Order Commission, mandated by federal law to study justice on the reservation and come up with policy suggestions. The commission has spent the last two years working on a report — a roadmap — for policymakers about law and order on reservations across the U.S.

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Editorial board: On reservations, justice still needs…

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Editorial board: On reservations, justice still needs work

Justice at a distance may very well be justice denied.
That’s why it’s important to recognize and study the recent work done by the Tribal Law and Order Commission, mandated by federal law to study justice on the reservation and come up with policy suggestions. The commission has spent the last two years working on a report — a roadmap — for policymakers about law and order on reservations across the U.S.

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 Michelle Roberts: Open letter on Nooksack Tribe…

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 Michelle Roberts: Open letter on Nooksack Tribe disenrollment

Michelle Roberts calls on the Obama administration to intervene in a disenrollment dispute within the Nooksack Tribe of Washington:
  In the wake of the Cedarville tragedy, will you now honor your trust responsibility to all American Indians to prevent such disenrollment-atrocities?

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 Machete Master: Masks by Yoeme Carver Louis Valenzuela [15…

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 Machete Master: Masks by Yoeme Carver Louis Valenzuela [15 Images]

 When Pascua Yaqui (or Yoeme) woodcarver Louis Valenzuela goes to work carving a pascola (pahko’ola) mask, viewers had best stand back lest they get in the way of his artistic weapon of choice: a very large and very sharp machete. “I started out painting tribal (Yoeme or ‘The People’) themes on wood and canvas, subjects such as deer dancers and matachines, learning the color palette and how to mix paints to adorn Yaqui polyform sculptures,” Valenzuela explains.

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Senate committee advances Diane Humetewa as federal judge The…

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Senate committee advances Diane Humetewa as federal judge

The Senate Judiciary Committee this morning approved the nomination of Diane Humetewa to serve as a federal judge in Arizona.
Humetewa is a member of the Hopi Tribe. If confirmed by the full Senate, she will be the first Native American woman in the federal judiciary.

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