Heritage Action, ever hopeful that 'bonkers isn't forever' write of "Metal detecting: New Year new hope?" (HJ 28/12/2014) In parts of the US 90% of Native American archaeological sites have been vandalised. The Government is trying to stop it. Show More Summary
Source US DoS Heritage at State ?is blithely telling us the US has been 'Educating French audiences about The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)' June 16-20, 2014 At the invitation of the Embassy of the United States of America, Federal Judge Diane J. Show More Summary
Allen Locke was killed by police in Rapid City, SD, one day after attending a rally against cops called #NativeLivesMatter. Locke was shot up to five times by Rapid City Officer Anthony Meirose, who was called to remove a person from a residence, according to a press release by the Rapid City Police Department, noted [...]
Brad Lockwood is an author of 9 books, including "On Giants: Mounds, Monsters, Myth & Man -- Or, why we want to be small." Brad writes us "This is my lifelong study of early Native American mounds, who built them, and the supposed big bones unearthed. Show More Summary
A population that was nearly decimated from colonization is now growing and thriving. According to the 2010 Census, 5.2 million people in the United States identified as American Indian and Alaskan Native. Overall, the Native (a group...Show More Summary
Allen Locke, 30, became the latest victim of a police killing Saturday — just one day after the Rapid City, South Dakota, man attended a demonstration in that city to protest police violence against Native Americans. But police in the...Show More Summary
Tonight, December 21st at 5pm PST: Brad Lockwood is an author of 9 books, including "On Giants: Mounds, Monsters, Myth Man -- Or, why we want to be small." Brad writes us "This is my lifelong study of early Native American mounds, who built them, and the supposed big bones unearthed. Show More Summary
The clothing retailer Scumbags & Superstars, which has a storefront space in Bushwick and an online store, has come under fire for its "disrespectful" appropriation of Native American imagery in its logo and merchandise.
After a popular ad against the "Redskins" name went viral in January, the group behind it wants to do it again. The post Native American Group Raises $20,000 To Fund Super Bowl Ad Against ‘Redskins’ Name appeared first on ThinkProgr...
For the past decade, the nationally acclaimed string quartet ETHEL has served as the Ensemble-in-Residence of the Grand Canyon Music Festival’s Native American Composer Apprentice Project (NACAP). To date, ETHEL’s residency has impacted...Show More Summary
Despite the Justice Department allowing the sale of weed on Native American land, many tribes are saying no thanks to the offer.
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A law designed to crack down on mob loan sharks may soon bite online payday lending mogul Scott Tucker, whose business arrangements with Native American tribes have drawn legal scrutiny. The post Payday Loan Mogul May Face Criminal Charges Under Laws That Targeted Mafia Loan Sharks appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Some 250 sacred Native American, Eskimo and pre-Colombian artefacts went under the hammer in France on Monday despite strong opposition from the Navajo and Hopi tribes who travelled to Paris to try to halt the sale. It was the fourth time in two years that sacred masks from the Hopi tribe have been sold at auction in France. Show More Summary
DENVER (D) Celebrate the hospitality that meant success for Lewis & Clark. The American $1 Coin and Currency Set is a distinctive pairing of the 2014 Native American $1 Coin produced by the U.S. Mint and a $1 note produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Containing information about Native American history as it […]
An auction on Monday of sacred masks and objects in France has stirred fresh anger among Native Americans, with representatives of the Navajo people travelling to Paris to try and halt the latest sale. The Eve auction house has 270 Native...Show More Summary
Two Northwest Coast raven rattles stood out in Bonhams' $1.4 million Native American Art auction on December 8 in San Francisco. Each flew past their pre-sale estimates (of $20,000-30,000 and $20,000-40,000) to bring $62,500 and $50,000, respectively. Show More Summary
In a strange move, the Justice Department issued a memo allowing Native Americans to grow marijuana on their lands. But after a troubled history with alcohol, some tribes are wary.
Savvy politicians have managed to slip some pretty outrageous items into must-pass legislation in the past, but the massive defense bill passed Friday may have one of the most controversial riders in recent history. Thanks to the bill,...Show More Summary
A federally recognized Indian tribe has filed a lawsuit to block construction of a solar energy facility that will replace 4,000 acres of ancestral homelands in the Mojave Desert with reflective photovoltaic panels.