Tag Archives: Native Americans

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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Saturday Open Thread | Historical Native American Photos

Zuni woman making bread. Edward S. Curtis Collection.

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Thursday Open Thread | Historical Native American Photos

Native American children were taken from their home, stripped of their language and culture or be severely beaten. They were sent to boarding schools to learn English, have their hair cut off, and become “True” Americans. Congress passed ICWA in … Continue reading

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The Native American Culture: Portraits from the Early 1900s

Library of Congress

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Photo Gallery|President Obama’s Historic Visit to Sioux Nation

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President Obama Travels to Standing Rock Reservation In ND

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his first presidential visit to Indian Country Friday for a look at two sides of Native American life — a celebration of colorful cultural traditions on the powwow grounds and a view … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Native American Dance

The Ghost Dance (Natdia) is a spiritual movement that came about in the late 1880s when conditions were bad on Indian reservations and Native Americans needed something to give them hope. This movement found its origin in a Paiute Indian … Continue reading

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