Many of us have seen stories of the giant squash floating around; but how true is the legend? The real story is even more fascinating and ends with, ‘Thank a Native!’
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When it comes to researching your Native American ancestry, you may come across a lot of information about enrolling in a tribe. The tribal enrollment process, while varied from tribe to tribe, is typically meant to preserve a tribe’s unique…..
The Smithsonian Channel documentary ‘Pocahontas: Beyond the Myth,’ examines the actual life of Pocahontas, and how the story was embellished.
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The self, as we know it, is a western construct—a non-Native invention resulting in undue emphasis on self-help, self-love, and ascribing value to the self.
DNA evidence shows that most Puerto Ricans are a blending of Taino (Indian), Spanish and African according to studies by Dr. Juan Martinez-Cruzado.
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As you’ve likely figured out by now, tracing your Indian heritage requires a lot of work. You may end up having to do a lot more work than you had initially anticipated. When tracing your Native American genealogy, there are…..
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English citizens devote themselves to a year of festivities to celebrate the Pocahontas 400 – Peace and Reconciliation project.
Our blessed Native elders certainly deserve our respect—here are 10 ways to show them that respect that they deserve, from asking how they are to listening.
There is a certain stigma associated with leaving the reservation in most Native communities. The sense of loss extends both ways.
After you’ve gotten started tracing your family heritage, you may find yourself at a standstill. Information from family members can only get you so far; we can’t depend on everyone in our lives to be excellent record-keepers of the past……
There are many potential steps involved in researching your genealogy, especially if you’re starting from scratch. Before you do anything else, it’s of course, best to start with your living family members – gather information from your oral history, and…..
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Here we highlight three Native American women, all from very different regions and with very different histories, who were important to their people.
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Where do I come from? So many of us seek the answer to that question. We turn to ancestry and genealogy websites to try and trace our own history, or perform a Google search of surnames to attempt to find…..
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Welcome to West Wing World, a vacation experience like no other with personal concierge Kellyanne, who hopes you come back soon.
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Ancestors of the Ancient One gathered on the Columbia Plateau on February 18 to lay Kennewick Man to rest after a 20-year battle.
Indian country wins: Northern Cree wows the Grammys, uranium cleanup commences on the Navajo Nation, and SIxties Scoop children validated.
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The true story of Pocahontas is not the story most people know. Here are the oral histories as told by the descendants of Pocahontas
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2016 was a big year for Native American history—ICMN took a detailed look at U.S. presidents, the Modoc War, and Cahokia. The Ancient One is finally returning home and the Bering Strait Theory was put to rest.
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Much has changed since the Ancient One lived in the Columbia Plateau some 9,000 years ago. But he would find a lot that is familiar….
Five days after the October 27 military-style assault by police and Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) security personnel were launching a military-style attack on unarmed water prot…
It’s been a few months since I’ve seen him. And when I have a chance encounter while my car passes by it reminds me again of the lesson he teaches, though not a word he utters….
On the eve that Maangozit, Loon’s Foot, had definitely decided to cut off his braid, I received word that I would be traveling to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Da…
When Cheyenne River Sioux Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle walked o…
Their Apache ancestors were chased, hunted and herded into history….
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