USA Today Wants Your Vote on 10 Best Native American…

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USA Today Wants Your Vote on 10 Best Native American Experiences

USA Today is giving readers the opportunity to vote on the 10 Best Native American Experiences across the country.
The newspaper has nominated Native American museums and cultural centers, national parks and pow wows in the heart of Indian Country.

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 The Colors of Schemitzun, The Green Corn Festival…

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 The Colors of Schemitzun, The Green Corn Festival (photos)
 

Connecticut’s colors never looked better than they did at the Mashantucket Pequot Nations Green Corn Festival known as Schemitzun. Eastern Woodland tribes from Connecticut to Wisconsin came together on August 23 and 24 at the cultural grounds of the reservation. Competitive and honor dances brought out the best from the tiniest dancers to the elders.

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History Timeline of Bacon’s Rebellion

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The effects and significance of Bacon’s Rebellion in history is that the government in Virginia became frightened by the threat of Civil War (the English Civil War was still fresh in everyone’s memory). Bacon’s Rebellion was the first rebellion in the American Colonies.

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Ken Mowatt ~ Gitksan

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Ken’s crest is Frog. He works in diverse art forms including: limited edition prints, original paintings in oils

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Earl Muldon ~ Gitksan

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Earl is from the Beaver-Eagle Clan. His many widely exhibited works include: large totem poles, masks, bentboxes, spoons, rattles, bowls

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History & Causes of Bacon’s Rebellion – Political Policies and Beliefs

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What were the causes of Bacon’s Rebellion? Some of the history and causes of Bacon’s Rebellion were dictated by political policies and beliefs which shaped the historical background to the causes of Bacon’s Rebellion

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Indian Stone Games

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Most Native American stone games are commonly called hazard games. These games of chance use stones as dice have been found in more than 100 different tribes.

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How to Speak Chickasaw

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The Chickasaw people are native to the southeastern part of the United States, especially the areas of Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Missouri and Kentucky.

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Bacon’s Rebellion Summary and Definition

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Bacon’s Rebellion Summary and Definition

The History of Bacon’s Rebellion including details of the cause, reason, history timeline and summary. The dates and years of the rebellion – when Bacon’s rebellion started and when Bacon’s rebellion ended.

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Fun Facts About Buffalo Jumps

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A buffalo jump is a cliff that Native Americans used to kill plains bison. Rather than painstakingly hunting each bison that was needed to feed the tribe

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Working Hands: An Exhibition of Photographs by Rick Williams

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Working Hands: An Exhibition of Photographs by Rick Williams

Photographer Rick Williams has captured images of workers and work places in three diverse industries that constitute the three pillars of the Texas economy: ranching, oil, and technology. Working Hands: An Exhibition of Photographs by Rick Williams features forty finely detailed photographs that evoke a powerful sense of what it must feel like to engage(…)

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2014 Native American Days

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2014 Native American Days

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2014 Native American Days

Native American Days 2014 will feature Native American arts and crafts, storytelling, games, food, dancing, singing, primitive weapons and children’s activities. At the festival, meet Native American members of the Choctaw, Seminole, Cherokee and Houma Nations. Project S.O.A.R. (Save Our American Raptors), and representatives from the USDA Wildlife, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science and the(…)

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History Timeline of the French and Indian Wars

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1688 – 1763 The French and Indian Wars between France and Great Britain for lands in North America. The Iroquois Indians were allied to the British and the Algonquian speaking tribes were allied to the French. The French and Indian Wars was an intermittent series of wars, battles and conflicts consisting of the:

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History & Causes of the French and Indian Wars

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What were the causes of the French and Indian Wars? Some of the history and causes of the Indian Wars were dictated by political policies and beliefs which shaped the historical background to the causes of the French and Indian Wars:

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Jacoby Ellsbury has sprained ankle

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Elvis: The Friend I Never Met Who Saved My Life

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I can close my eyes and remember the day my friend died. I was sitting in the kitchen on the stairs that led to the second floor….

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Court Gives Mayans Victory Over Guatemalan Government and Mining

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A Guatemalan court has ordered that the Mayan community of Sipacapa has the right to be consulted for any mining or energy project and that the Los Chocoyos mining permit, issue…

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Wilderness Act Inspires Traveling Art Exhibit Featuring Wyoming

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Dayton artist Sonja Caywood captures the vanishing; old barns, cattle and other remnants of her Wyoming ranch upbringing that each year becomes scarcer….

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 31, 2014

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It’s our recap of the stories that mattered most in Indian country:…

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Cheyenne River Youth Project Provides School Supplies to 511 Children

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On Wednesday, August 20, the Cheyenne River Youth Project hosted its annual School Supplies Drive distribution in the Cokata Wiconi Teen Center gymnasium….

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Education on the North Slope: Local Iñupiaq Teachers Needed

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Like many regional entities and programs, the Uqautchim Uglua (Language Nest) initiative at Iḷisaġvik College works for indigenized education and Iñupiat educational self-determ…

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Video: N. Scott Momaday Reads Poetry and Tells Kiowa Stories at the Heard Museum

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Here We Growl Again – It’s Rez Pup Sunday!

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It’s rez pup Sunday! And of course ICTMN is happy to serve up some rez pup love….

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Spokane Baseball Team Promotes Local Tribe With Logo in Salish Language

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A Washington minor league baseball team is helping a local tribe preserve its Native language….

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Science Catches Up With Inuit Oral History, 'Discovering' Ancient Paleo-Eskimos

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Scientists looking into the genetics of ancient Arctic peoples have verified what Inuit history has long held: That earlier peoples from Siberia were the first to populate the m…

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