A husband and wife team, Benny and Valerie Aldrich started their…

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A husband and wife team, Benny and Valerie Aldrich started their careers as jewelers more than 30 years ago in a teepee near Prescott, Arizona. http://bit.ly/UPo1dX 

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There was once a man who had two bad wives. They had no shame….

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There was once a man who had two bad wives. They had no shame. The man thought if he moved away where there were no other people, he might teach these women to become good, so he moved his lodge away off on the prairie. Legend of the Wolf Man http://bit.ly/14oGcLG

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How to Trace Your American Indian…

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How to Trace Your American Indian…

How to Trace Your American Indian Heritage http://bit.ly/100oAkZ 

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Off topic 

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#Turquoise, the “fallen sky stone” hidden in Mother Earth, has…

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#Turquoise, the “fallen sky stone” hidden in Mother Earth, has been valued by cultures for its beauty and reputed spiritual and life-giving qualities for over 7000 years. To the Native Americans, turquoise is life. http://bit.ly/SwgGgT 

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Ancient Canoe Exhibit Inspires Thousands at Chickasaw Cultural Center

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They were the metaphorical pickup trucks of their day. Native Americans used them to ferry families across rivers, move trade goods to market and as a means of travel….

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, November 30, 2014

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

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Cherokee Nation Earns Tulsa Hall of Fame Induction

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The Cherokee Nation will be inducted into the Tulsa City-County Library Hall of Fame next month….

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Cherokee Veterans Receive Cherokee Medal of Patriotism in November

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The Cherokee Nation presents the Cherokee Medal of Patriotism to veteran members who have served in the United States m…

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Domestic Violence: If the Abuse Is so Bad, Why Do You Stay?

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“Lady, if it’s so bad, why don’t you leave?” said the police officer standing my kitchen, summoned by me in response to an explosive situation in my home….

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From Blue Jeans to Breaking Records: Student Runner Racing to Success

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Seventeen-year-old Tanner Peltier ran 400 miles over the summer and wore out two pairs of shoes….

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Chickasaw Veterans Celebrate Veterans Day in DC

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Leonard Sealey, a Chickasaw veteran from Lawton, Oklahoma, said that memories of his service in Vietnam came flooding b…

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The Seven Clans Of The Cherokee

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Bird Clan, they were messengers and also very skilled in using blowguns for bird hunting.

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Lakota: Four Directions

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When praying or engaging in anything sacred, the Lakota look to the four directions.

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Smudging the Colonizer's Lens: Artists Challenge Old Imagery With 'Regarding Curtis'

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Two truisms to live by—“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and “One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor.”  This dichotomy of perception is never more pronounced than when th…

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Bridging Two Worlds: Sharing My Native Culture While Helping in Uganda

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Sydney Farhang, 23, the granddaughter of Billy Mills has made two trips to Uganda, the most recent one on June 17, with members of her family volunteering with New Hope Mini

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Native History: Ways to Remember Sand Creek on the 150th Anniversary

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Some would prefer to sweep away memories of the massacre, but forgetting the dead is not the traditional—or honorable—way….

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Video: Cherokee Elder Rufus King Tells Us About His Childhood

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Times “back then” were different. There weren’t iPhones and computers. Kids typically wore patched up pants and made many of the toys they played with….

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Mohawk Woman To Help Lead Canadian Pan Am Games Team

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Waneek Horn-Miller’s resume includes a Pan American Games gold medal….

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Cherokee Artist Donald Vann Receives Diploma 46 Years After Enlisting For Vietnam

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After leaving high school 46 years ago to enlist in the U.S….

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Klabona Keepers Ordered by Court to Stop Blocking Imperial Metals Mine

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Stacked with Tahltan elders in the defense box, a British Columbian Supreme Court granted Imperial Metals’ Red Chris mi…

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – November 26, 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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Native American Legend of The Buffalo Go http://bit.ly/YArbUo

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Native American Legend of The Buffalo Go http://bit.ly/YArbUo

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Arapaho. An important Plains tribe of the great Algonquian…

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Arapaho. An important Plains tribe of the great Algonquian family, closely associated with the Cheyenne for at least a century past. They call themselves Iñunaina, about equivalent to ‘our people’.http://bit.ly/HyxMj5  [Chief Powder Face of the Arapaho]

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Today is National Day of Mourning

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Today is National Day of Mourning

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