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Is online shopping the real reason why Indians are using the Internet?

On Tuesday, an American Express and Nielsen survey conducted across six cities –Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, and Hyderabad – offered …

eCommerce

Indigenous community declares state of emergency after 11 members attempt suicide in one month

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed to channel money into supporting the communities<p>Image: AP/Press Association Images<p>Canadian Prime …

Mental Health

'Dying from hopelessness': Attawapiskat desperate to stop suicide pandemic

Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario declared a state of emergency Saturday in response to reports of 11 suicide attempts in one day by …

Mental Health

Finally, clothes that celebrate authentic Native American culture

Bethany Yellowtail, a Native American (Northern Cheyenne and Apsáalooke) fashion designer, has created a collection for her brand, B. Yellowtail, to …

Genes of 92 prehistoric Native Americans give further evidence of a terrible holocaust

The genocide of Native Americans is considered by many to be the worst of any in history—outstripping the later Jewish and Roma Holocaust by as much …

Crash Course (U.S. History) Thought Bubble #1: Native Americans and Spaniards

In ancient DNA, the story of how Native Americans thrived — and then were wiped out

It all began with a tiny, brave band of people who strode across the land bridge connecting Asia to Alaska and into the unknown. Within a few millennia they would conquer the Americas, laying the groundwork for civilizations as varied as any in the world — the prehistoric creators of Clovis points; …

Anthropology

Two new Native American histories -- one tragic, one a revelation

Taken together, two fresh books on American Indian history show us just how far the field has come. From history as romance ("Tragic Encounters") to history as revelation ("Masters of Empire") these books encompass both the failures and successes of efforts to revisit these stories.<p>Just when you …

Most Students Have No Clue What Accurate Native American History Looks Like

While schools take time off to celebrate Thanksgiving -- a holiday based on the supposed friendly relations between the Pilgrims and Mashpee Wampanoag Native American tribe -- they often fail to teach students about the hundreds of years of damage Americans inflicted on Native cultures.<p>Most K-12 …

This Columbus Day, Seeking the Real History of Native Americans

<b>A Q&A with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, author of An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States.</b><p><i>By Mark Trecka</i><p>CHICAGO -- When Howard Zinn published <i>A People's History of the United States</i> in 1980, historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz told Zinn that he had largely failed to include the …

Why Thanksgiving Is A 'National Day Of Mourning' For Some Americans

When Cedric Cromwell sits down with his family for a meal on Thanksgiving each year, the day holds a unique kind of significance.<p>Cromwell is the chairman and president of the tribal council of the Mashpee Wampanoag, the same Native American tribe that first made contact with the Pilgrims who …

Native Americans aren't happy J.K. Rowling's depiction of their culture in the latest Harry Potter story

In her story, Ms. Rowling applies her imaginary world of witches and wizards into Native American history.<p>It's the first of a four-part series meant to "enlighten readers about a previously unexplored corner of the wizarding world," a Pottermore statement says, "and introduces audiences to a new …

Native Americans

How the Meaning of Wounded Knee Has Evolved Over 125 Years

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Oxford University Press
Dairy Queen

Skeptical Thinking and First Amendment Rights on Flipboard

By Teresa Buczinsky | These articles will help HWOC students prepare for first semester's three essay prompts. Students will use the ideas here to …

BFRO Geographical Database of Bigfoot Sightings & Reports

DNA Study Proves Bigfoot Never Existed

In a stunning finding that set off shock waves of grieving through much of the world, University of Oxford researchers announced that the beloved …

Paranormal

Bigfoot Facts and Theories for Skeptics

Bigfoot Facts and Theories for Skeptics<p>Updated on April 18, 2016<p>Does Bigfoot Really Exist?<p>Bigfoot is the most famous of the world’s mysterious …

Bigfoot: Sasquatch - Bigfoot Believers vs Skeptics - Krantz

<i>Krantz discusses in this paper the view of scientists and non-scientists. He reproaches the former for refusing to be interested in the Sasquatch</i> …

Paranormal

Skeptic: 10 Reasons to NOT Believe in Bigfoot

While the BFRO have their 6 Reasons to Believe in Bigfoot, Discovery Channel News has published an article today outlining the "10 REASONS WHY …

The Evidence For Bigfoot

"Most researchers who study the bigfoot subject will point to the abundance of witnesses as the factor they found most compelling about the mystery …

Watch: 'Bigfoot' Spotted in Yellowstone National Park?

The footage purports to show four of the mythical creatures stalking a group of buffalo.<p>Our favorite lumbering ape-man, Bigfoot, has been spotted again—this time, hanging out near bison in Yellowstone National Park, according to a new video.<p>Uploaded by Youtube user Mary Greeley, and then pounced …

Bigfoot at 50 Evaluating a Half-Century of Bigfoot Evidence - CSI

The question of Bigfoot’s existence comes down to the claim that “Where there’s smoke there’s fire.” The evidence suggests that there are enough …

Skepticism

Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization

<b>Founded in 1995 -- The only scientific research organization exploring the bigfoot/sasquatch mystery.</b><p>What are the undisputed facts about the bigfoot …