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What don't Americans know about the rest of the world?

Americans have taken to an online forum to share the things about the world that US natives don't seem to know, including how much smaller everywhere else is and that English isn't the only language.

Obama won't commute Native American activist Leonard Peltier

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

More communications are expected from Obama, but one name will not be on the list — jailed Native American activist Leonard Peltier.

Feature: Who Decides Who Counts as Native American?

Four years ago, the Nooksack in Washington State announced that they were expelling hundreds of members, setting off a bitter debate over tribal identity.

Bernie Sanders Lashes Ryan Zinke On Climate Change, Native Americans

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.), the interior secretary nominee, acknowledged the climate is changing as a result of human activity and vowed to address health and education on Native American reservations during his Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday. The pledges came after Sen. Show More Summary

Against a Feathered Headdress: A Tale of Two Performance Festivals and Native American Voices

2 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The same day that Latifa Laâbissi performed in a faux-Sioux headdress at MoMA PS1, Emily Johnson created a collaborative event that championed indigenous voices and values. The post Against a Feathered Headdress: A Tale of Two Performance Festivals and Native American Voices appeared first on Hyperallergic.

NoDAPL: Standing Rock and the 'Deep North'

As Standing Rock protests come to an end, Native Americans still face discrimination and racism across the Dakotas.

Norway’s Fish For Brains Trade With India (Part I: Background)

Submitted by Nick Camran of Letters from Norway This is a personal story, discussing skilled immigration experiences and implications in both Norway and in the USA. I am a native born American of Indian origin having worked in both the US and Norwegian IT sectors. Show More Summary

Sylvanus Johnson in the Woods

As described yesterday, in 1754, at the age of six or seven Sylvanus Johnson was taken prisoner by Native Americans, probably Wabanaki, from Fort No. 4 in New Hampshire. (The image here, a detail from the photograph by Ann M. LittleShow More Summary

Nativism: As American as Rotten Apple Pie

Click here for reuse options! Against platitudes celebrating a "nation of immigrants" is "a stubborn and resilient nativism" currently rearing its ugly head. W]hy should the Palatine Boors be suffered to swarm into our settlements, and...Show More Summary

Children’s Books: Young Jim Thorpe, Native American, and His Game-Changing Football Team

In “Undefeated,” Steve Sheinkin recounts how Jim Thorpe and his Native American teammates overcame oppression and changed the game of football.

Five Reasons Why the North Dakota Pipeline Fight Will Continue in 2017

A Native American scholar explains why so little has changed despite the apparent victory of the protesters opposing the North Dakota Access Pipeline protest. The post Five Reasons Why the North Dakota Pipeline Fight Will Continue in 2017 appeared first on The Good Men Project.

U.S. government has 'dismally failed' to educate Native American children, lawsuit alleges

Children of the Havasupai Nation, who live in the Grand Canyon, want access to basic education services.

Native American Students Sue The U.S. Government Over Dismal Education

Kindergarten student Taylor P. has only spent a short period of time in school, but already the experience has been traumatic. Taylor, who attends school on her Havasupai Native American reservation in Arizona, is regularly left unsupervised in class, according to a new lawsuit filed today by nine of the school’s students. Show More Summary

For $15,000, Could This Chevy-Powered 2000 Jeep Cherokee Be The LS Thing You Need?

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Jeep rocks a Chevy V8 and is named for a Native American Nation, you just don’t get much more American than that. Let’s see if you’d be willing to spend a chunk of American money to buy it. Read more...

24 new National Landmarks include civil rights sites and modern architecture marvels

Historic homes, Native American historic sites, and others get key designation In its last such designation under the Obama administration, the Interior Department just announced two dozen new National Landmarks, covering historic sites and buildings in every corner of the country. Show More Summary

Civil Rights Hero John Lewis Gives Powerful Testimony on American Inclusivity in Sessions Hearing

last weekLGBT / Gay : Out.com

"It doesn't matter whether they are black or white, Latino, Asian American or Native American, whether they are straight or gay, Muslim, Christian or Jews. We all live in the same house. The American house."

Shooting Sites, Tribal Burying Ground Named National Historic Landmarks

The sites of two shootings and a Native American burial ground have been designated National Historic Landmarks, the Department of the Interior announced Wednesday. The Kent State shooting site in Kent, Ohio; the house where civil rights...Show More Summary

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