Christina Fallin’s Native American headdress photo is being criticized by some who she was being insensitive in her usage of the sacred item. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the name of the football team the Washington Redskins is considered offensive to some Native Americans, but some claim that less than 10 percent believe... Show More Summary
The daughter of Oklahoma's governor, Christina Fallin, is taking well-deserved heat for posting a picture of herself in a Native American headdress on Instagram. Read more...
Remembering the great Native American journalists Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News March 10, 2014 A handful of Native Americans that have spent their lives as newspaper reporters, editors or publishers are wondering where journalism is headed in Indian Country. Show More Summary
In the new Sundance Channel original series THE RED ROAD, a brewing conflict erupts when a young teenage Native American boy is killed and caught in the crosshairs are a policeman’s family and the tribe seeking justice. Adding to the volatile situation is another missing boy, a criminal drug enterprise, and two young teens inRead More
Aaron Guzikowski and Bridget Carpenter explain how they put together a significantly Native American, and their real-life inspirations for 'The Red Road.' The post ‘The Red Road’s Creators On Representing Native Americans And An Environmental Mystery appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A Slate writer named Jillian Keenan called for the removal of Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill because he was a genocidal exterminator of Native Americans. Keenan writes that she had an “amazing” high school history teacher who madeShow More Summary
10,000 years on the Bering land bridge O’Rourke and colleagues point to a study of mitochondrial DNA – genetic information passed by mothers – sampled from Native Americans throughout the Americas. The study found that the unique genome or genetic blueprint of Native Americans arose sometime before 25,000 years ago but didn’t spread through the Americas [...]
Digital currencies like Bitcoin could give impoverished Native American tribes an economic boost by giving them an alternative the United States dollar. The post Could A Bitcoin Spin-Off End The Cycle Of Poverty In Native American Communities? appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Artemis Gallery LIVE presents a spectacular one-day auction of the fine Antiquities, Pre-Columbian, Far Eastern, Native American, and Ethnographic art on Friday, March 14, 2014, the day before the infamous ?Ides of March.? ?This auction is truly special,? says Teresa Dodge, owner of Artemis Gallery LIVE. Show More Summary
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — New evidence establishes for the first time that Cahokia, a sprawling, pre-Columbian city situated at the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers, hosted a sizable population of immigrants. Cahokia was an early experiment in urban life, said Thomas Emerson, who led the new analysis. Show More Summary
The Redskins are touting support they've received from football fans and Native Americans to keep their name. The post Redskins Launch ‘Community Voices’ PR Campaign To Defend Name appeared first on ThinkProgress.
by Jia Tolentino Meet the newest member of the Justice League United! She doesn't have a name yet, but creator Jeff Lemire stated that he was inspired by one particularly extraordinary young woman: Shannen Koostachin was a young Cree teenager from Attawapiskat, an isolated community in Northern Ontario, near James Bay. Show More Summary
It’s Monday, which means that it’s time for the Washington Redskins to unveil the latest collection of unverified messages from Native Americans who made unsolicited expressions of support for owner Daniel Snyder’s October 2013 letter defending the team’s name. And they have, with another seven of the more than 200 people who identified themselves as…
Ricey Wild, a Native American blogger at the Indian Country Today, writes about wolf slaughtering in Minnesota, USA. [...]My beloved friend Melissa came to get me last month to rally against the wolf hunt in Minnesota and everywhere. We went way up north and joined other people who care and...
Researchers have discovered how Native Americans may have survived the last Ice Age after splitting from their Asian relatives 25,000 years ago.Academics at Royal Holloway, University of London, and the Universities of Colorado and Utah...Show More Summary
Last December, Native American photographer Matika Wilbur embarked upon a journey with a staggeringly ambitious goal — over the next few years, she hopes to photograph members of every single Native American tribe. There were 562 recognized by the federal government when she started (and 566 now), hence the project's title: Project 562. Read more...
Hleastunuh, a Skokomish woman For Women's History Month, I'm continuing a series that I started in 2012 with Women of color in women's history: Part one—Native Americans. We still learn little of Native Americans in our history classes, and of Ndn women, not much beyond Pocahontas and Sacagawea. Show More Summary
A group of Native parents from across the country are protesting the nomination of 'The Lone Ranger' for an Academy Award in makeup for the use of Redface. The post Native Americans Protest ‘The Lone Ranger’ With #NotYourTonto Twitterstorm During Oscars appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Native American Voices: The People?Here and Now, a new exhibition opening at the Penn Museum March 1, 2014, challenges visitors to leave preconceptions about Native Americans behind?and discover a living tapestry of nations with distinct stories, identities, and contemporary leaders. Show More Summary
Genetic and environmental evidence indicates that after the ancestors of Native Americans left Asia, they spent 10,000 years in shrubby lowlands on a broad land bridge that once linked Siberia and Alaska. Archaeological evidence is lacking...Show More Summary