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    Now, one day after Earth-Maker shaped the world, Iioi, our Elder Brother was sitting and watching the children play. He saw the joy and the youthfulness they displayed. Read more the Legend of How the Butterflies came to be

    How to Research Native American Roots By Kimberly Powell

    The term Native American Jewelry bring to mind silver and turquoise jewelry created by the Navajo, Zuni, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest. Read more

    Herbal Herbs and Native American Healing & Cleansing

    When you know who you are; when your mission is clear and you burn with the inner fire of unbreakable will; no cold can touch your heart; no deluge can dampen your purpose. You know that you are alive. —Chief Seattle. Read more

    So what is it? Indian? American Indian? Native American? First Americans? First People? Read more What’s in a Name? Indians and Political Correctness

    A Zuni or Navajo fetish has for many years been a prized possession of numerous Indian tribes and non Native Americans as well. Read more

    Four people plead guilty for theft from Minnesota tribal casinos

    Elias Rodriguez, 30, Agustine Henry Gueits, 28, Anuedi Rivera-Bido, 29, and Geetha Leena, 28, each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit theft from an Indian gaming establishment and one count of aggravated identity theft. They admitted they used counterfeit credit cards to obtain cash advances at casinos owned by the Leech Lake Band and the Bois Forte Band.

    Senate Indian Affairs Committee listening session in Montana

    The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a listening session in Montana this Thursday.
    The session will focus on Native language revitalization. Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), the chairman of the committee, is sponsoring S.1948, the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act, to award grants for Native language programs.

    DOI extends $1.2M in offers to Makah Reservation landowners

    The Interior Department has extended another $1.2 million in offers to landowners on the Makah Nation in Washington.
    The offers were made under the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations. Landowners have 45 days to accept or decline.

    Ignorance abounds in dealings with indigenous people

    Notre Dame student Mia Lillis discusses historical and present-day mistreatment of Native Americans:
    Last year, white actor Johnny Depp was cast as the fictional character Tonto in the Walt Disney reimagining of the Lone Ranger series.

    This land is (not) our land

    On March 27, 1973, Marlon Brando was awarded the Oscar for his performance as Don Vito Corleone in “The Godfather”. However, Brando was not present to accept the award. Instead, he sent Sacheen Littlefeather in his place to turn down the Oscar, and to deliver a 15-page speech explaining this rejection.

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