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Will Archaeologists Break Forced Silence?

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

Survey: Americans Are Just About Evenly Split On the Issue of Religious Displays On Government Property

When it comes to government endorsement of religion, Americans are more or less evenly divided.A new Pew Research Center survey finds that 44% of Americans say Christian symbols like nativity scenes should be allowed on government property even if they are not accompanied by symbols from other religions. Show More Summary

'Educating the French' not the way

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

Native American Who Attended Anti-Police Rally Killed By Police Next Day

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 [...]

MLS Farm Team Coach Charged With Murder Of Off-Duty Cop In England

4 days agoSports : Deadspin

Christopher Spendlove, an assistant coach for USL Pro's Oklahoma City Energy FC, and a friend of his have been charged with killing an off-duty police officer in their native England. The two former American collegiate athletes are also charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm on two other officers in the alleged attack. Read more...

"Merry Christmas" in China, Everywhere You Go!

"It's beginning to look a lot more like Christmas, everywhere you go"... in China! While Americans are banning Nativity Scenes in Dallas, North Carolina and Santa Monica, California, China has them everywhere you go! No "Happy Holidays"...Show More Summary

Sasquatch Chronicles Archive: Giants in America

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

Native Americans in Higher Education Are More Than Just an Asterisk

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 Attends Police Violence Protest Friday, Killed By Cop Saturday — ‘Coincidence,’ Police Say

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

Sasquatch Chronicles: Giants in America Reminder

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

Brooklyn Store Under Fire for Native American Headdress Logo

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Native American Group Raises $20,000 To Fund Super Bowl Ad Against ‘Redskins’ Name

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...

ETHEL Celebrates 10 Years of Grand Canyon Residency

  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

Hurdler Kristi Castlin Tells You How To Not Get Fat Over The Holidays 

last weekSports : Deadspin

Kristi Castlin is a very good hurdler. How good? The 26-year-old Atlanta native beat American record-holder Brianna Rollins in the 100-meter hurdlers in the spring, breaking Rollins' two-year winning streak. It came down to the thousandth...Show More Summary

DOJ Okays Marijuana Sales on Tribal Lands

last weekHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite the Justice Department allowing the sale of weed on Native American land, many tribes are saying no thanks to the offer.

The Olympics of Indian Basketball

Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2014 Native Sun News December 15, 2014 It started in 1977 as a tournament to bring American Indian teams together and prepare them for the long season ahead. It has gone whereShow More Summary

Payday Loan Mogul May Face Criminal Charges Under Laws That Targeted Mafia Loan Sharks

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.

Native American sacred masks sold by the Eve auction house in France despite protests

last weekArts : Artdaily

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

American $1 Coin and Currency Set

    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 […]

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