The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts recently acquired 21 new artworks for its Native American collection. This acquisition includes objects from the Plains, Puebloan Southwest, Arctic North, and Northwest Coast. Highlights of the new collection include a Pueblo/Apache shirt and a Northern Great Lakes/Eastern Plains headdress. Show More Summary
Pope Francis makes his first South American trip in two years Sunday, for an eight-day tour of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay — but not his native Argentina. The 78-year-old Jesuit pontiff, the first pope from his “beloved South America,” has said he wants to highlight the plight...
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home.
I almost stopped reading when I got to the end of Chapter One and found out the Heroine is half Arapaho and has Magic Native American healing powers. Magic Indian! I took a deep breath and gave it the benefit of the doubt. There are a lot of non-Magic-Indian paranormal elements in other novels, so it’s not always Magic Indians. Show More Summary
Pawns of the colonists, the British, and other colonial powers with a stake in North America, African American slaves and Native American tribes were often collateral damage in the war for independence.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is standing his ground on his new ‘real name’ policy on the social network. The controversy with the real name policy began when certain minority groups began protesting, stating that Facebook’s real name policy was discriminatory. Show More Summary
WINGO What? Where Did You Say That 'Ninja Got Himself Kilt Again In North Philly Last Night? What Kind Of Name Is That? Was That "General Wingohocking Of The Confederate Army? OH That's Why This And So Many Other Native American Name References Go Unchallenged In Philadelphia.
The native Americans had contact with earliest English settlers, and included Pocahontas among their members.
Recent criticism of The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky, which closed recently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sheds light on the many issues that arise when mainstream art museums present Native American art.
What’s the difference between Southern Food and Soul Food? How is the British and Native American influence still prevalent in our food today? What does a juice bar have to do with Southern Food? Find out on Atlanta Food Walks. Though there are several companies that operate food tours around Atlanta, some of the best […]
More than 400 years after their ancestors greeted John Smith and other English settlers, Virginia’s Pamunkey Indians have finally won recognition from the federal government that they are a Native American tribe.Read full article >>
As I prepare to leave HHS, I’m reflecting on the tremendous gains we’ve made for the healthcare of American Indians and Alaska Natives. I joined the Indian Health Service (IHS) knowing that there was much work to do and there were no quick fixes available. Tribes wanted the federal government to uphold the responsibility for...
http://blogs.wsj.com/bankruptcy/2015/07/01/morongo-tribe-rides-to-colts-rescue/ In a bizarre twist to the Colt bankruptcy story, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians has stepped into give the famous gun manufacturer a helping hand. The...Show More Summary
A Chicago party promoter is being accused of racism for planning a dance party called “Savages.” The promotion flyer for the event pictures a bare-chested man wearing a Native American headdress and face paint. The party was originally scheduled for Aug. 7 at the Metro venue in the...
An artist and a scholar are both under fire for claiming to be Native American, which furthered their careers
The producer for a "savages" party featuring a man wearing facepaint and a Native American headdress on the party bill said the Aug. 7 party will occur at Metro after the Wrigleyville venue announced no events are slated for that date. "We signed a contract and paid a deposit. The date's on the...
A couple have a good look at Bigfoot near the Native American Shivwits Reservation.
Andrea Smith is a Native American activist and academic hailed for her Cherokee heritage. One small problem: She's not Cherokee.
A Native American tribe in California is looking to make a bid for Colt Holding Co, the 179-year-old gun manufacturer, according to a tribal attorney. “Colt is an iconic business and we’re sort of intensely interested in helping a business like that,” Drew Ryce, attorney for the...
After a year of living in London and attending quite a few matches, I came home to my native New York just in time for the biggest fixture on the New York soccer calendar, the Hudson River Derby between New … Continue reading ?