Tag Archives: Native Americans

Thursday Open Thread | UN body says Sioux should have say in pipeline project

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is calling on the U.S. government to allow the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to have a say regarding a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that they say could disturb … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | The Protests At Standing Rock

This Nation Was Founded on Genocide Lawrence O’Donnell: From the start of colonial intrusion, the free and original peoples of this hemisphere “have been treated as enemies and dealt with more harshly than any other enemy in any other war.” … Continue reading

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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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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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