Category Archives: Native Americans

Saturday Open Thread | Native American Week

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Friday Open Thread | Native American Week

Sapulpa High School Says “Yes” to Native Moccasins at Graduation A Sapulpa Oklahoma High School that initially refused to allow Native American graduating senior Liseanne Yazzie to wear traditional moccasins to her graduation ceremony has changed its stance and will … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Native American Week

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Advocates’ hopes high for Native American women hotline WASHINGTON – Rape and domestic violence against Native American women have reached “epidemic proportions,” but the hotlines that could help are often unprepared for the unique cultural needs of tribal … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Native American Week

US Army Pledges to Bear Full Cost of Returning Carlisle Remains Beneath fields in Flanders, Normandy, and Okinawa, young American men and women lie in somber honor beneath row on row of white crosses. There to rest until a certain … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Native American Week

The Student Government Association of Florida State University, one of only a few NCAA schools allowed to use Native American mascots, voted in April to discourage headdresses at all athletic games on campus. According to the FSView, one of the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Historical Native American Photos

Zuni woman making bread. Edward S. Curtis Collection.

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Friday Open Thread | Historical Native American Photos

Rattles of Arikara bear medicine men. Edward S. Curtis Collection.

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