1637 The Pequot War

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The image depicts the attack on the Pequot fortified village at Mystic on June 5, 1637.

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Nathan Jackson ~ Tlingit

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Nathan Jackson (born August 29, 1938) is an American artist. He is among the most important living Tlingit artists and the most important Alaskan artists. He is best known for his totem poles, but works in a variety of media.

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Mashantucket Pequot Tribe

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Mashantucket Pequot Tribe

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

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Willard Stone ~ Cherokee

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Willard Stone (February 29, 1916 – March 5, 1985) was an important Native American artist of the 20th century, best known for his wood sculptures done in a distinctively personal, flowing style inspired by Art Deco.

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Little Traverse Bay Bands

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On Sept. 21, 1994, the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians (LTBB) was federally reaffirmed with the signing of Public Law 103-324.

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Dugan Aguilar ~ Maidu

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Robert Dugan Aguilar is a Native American photographer whose work has been exhibited by major museums. He is “among the first Native photographers to document Native life in Yosemite and California through his own vision.”

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History of Lac du Flambeau

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The Band has inhabited the Lac du Flambeau area since 1745 when Chief Keeshkemun led the Band to the area.

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Jean Fredericks ~ Hopi

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Jean Fredericks (born in 1906) was a Hopi photographer. He grew up in Old Oraibi, Arizona, a village located on Third Mesa on the Hopi Reservation.

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La Jolla Indian Reservation

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The La Jolla Indian Reservation was established by Executive Order of the President of the United States, Mr. Ulysses S. Grant

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Benjamin Haldane ~ Tsimshian

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Benjamin Haldane ~ Tsimshian

Benjamin Alfred Haldane (1874-1941) was a Tsimshian professional photographer from Metlakatla, Alaska

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Horace Poolaw ~ KiowaBackground Born in Oklahoma in 1906, Horace…

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Horace Poolaw ~ Kiowa

Background Born in Oklahoma in 1906, Horace Poolaw apprenticed himself to a local photographer at age 17, later becoming the most prolific Indian photographer of his generation. During the five decades in which he photographed the Plains Indians,

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Shoalwater Bay Tribe HistoryThe culture and heritage of our…

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Shoalwater Bay Tribe History

The culture and heritage of our people is strong. Sometimes it may be hard to see since many of our traditions have been blended with modern life, but our culture is alive and well.

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Ernie Paniccioli ~ CreeErnie Paniccioli is an American…

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Ernie Paniccioli ~ Cree

Ernie Paniccioli is an American photographer of hip hop culture. A Cree Native American, he grew up in Brooklyn, New York.His photography of hip hop began in the 1970s with shots of graffiti in New York.

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Jena Band of Choctaw IndiansThe earliest recorded notice of the…

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Jena Band of Choctaw Indians

The earliest recorded notice of the Choctaw Indians is believed to be about 1540, in the area of southern Mississippi and in the early 1700s near present-day Mobile, Alabama, Biloxi, Mississippi, and New Orleans, Louisiana.

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 Parker McKenzie ~ KiowaParker Paul McKenzie (November 15, 1897,…

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 Parker McKenzie ~ Kiowa

Parker Paul McKenzie (November 15, 1897, near Rainy Mountain – March 5, 1999, Mountain View) was an American linguist and, at the time of his death, the oldest living Kiowa Native American.

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Kanza LanguageThe traditional language of the Kanza people is…

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Kanza LanguageThe traditional language of the Kanza people is…

Kanza Language

The traditional language of the Kanza people is Kaánze Íe, or simply Kanza. Although it is a separate language, it is closely related to the languages of the Osage, Ponca, Omaha, and Quapaw tribes.

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Lee Marmon ~ Laguna PuebloLee H. Marmon (born 1925) is a Native…

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Lee Marmon ~ Laguna Pueblo

Lee H. Marmon (born 1925) is a Native American photographer and author. Born of mixed blood in New Mexico’s Laguna Pueblo, he has become globally recognized for his prolific and distinguished black-and-white portraits of his tribal elders,

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Senate Passes Keystone; Obama Promised VetoThe Senate voted…

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Senate Passes Keystone; Obama Promised Veto

The Senate voted 62-36 to approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, forcing a showdown with President Obama, who has promised to veto the bill.

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 Jim Thorpe Controversy Subject of Play ‘My Father’s Bones’ This…

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 Jim Thorpe Controversy Subject of Play ‘My Father’s Bones’

 This week ICTMN is featuring an image of Jim Thorpe because the legendary Olympian will be highlighted in a reading of My Father’s Bones, a short play by Native American writers and activists Suzan Shown Harjo and Mary Kathryn Nagle.

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Reies Lopez Tijerina, Challenger of Manifest Destiny Walks…

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Reies Lopez Tijerina, Challenger of Manifest Destiny Walks…

Reies Lopez Tijerina, Challenger of Manifest Destiny Walks On

Reies Lopez Tijerina, founder of the Alianza Movement, has walked on at age 88 from a hospital in El Paso, Texas, as he would have called it, El Paso del Norte.

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Rare Sighting: Sierra Nevada Red Fox Seen in Yosemite for First…

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Rare Sighting: Sierra Nevada Red Fox Seen in Yosemite for First Time in a Century

Absent from Yosemite National Park for a hundred years, at least to human eyes, the Sierra Nevada red fox has been caught on camera within park boundaries, to the delight of wildlife observers.

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First Taco Bell in Indian Country Is Coming SoonThe Morongo Band…

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First Taco Bell in Indian Country Is Coming Soon

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians will open what is believed to be the first tribally owned and operated Taco Bell in the nation. They expect to open by Feb. 3.

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How Did I Miss That? Sherman’s Deflategate Take; Nude HacksThe…

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How Did I Miss That? Sherman’s Deflategate Take; Nude Hacks

The “deflategate” saga continues to stalk the NFL like a savage R____n. “Deflategate” appears to have beaten out “Ballghazi” and “airgate” for most common tag in the Google machine.

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Redskins Fan Matthew McConaughey Will Star in Film About Native…

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Redskins Fan Matthew McConaughey Will Star in Film About Native Runners

Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey has signed on to star in a film adaptation of Born to Run, a 2009 book that explored the famous running skill and stamina of the Rarámuri or Tarahumara, an Indigenous people of northwestern Mexico.

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Idle No More: Decolonizing Water, Food and Natural Resources…

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Idle No More: Decolonizing Water, Food and Natural Resources With TEK

Watersheds and Indigenous Peoples know no borders. Canada’s watershed management affects America’s watersheds, and vice versa

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