Native Americans

6 Native American Cookbooks

November, Native American Heritage Month, is also capped by one of America’s favorite holidays: Thanksgiving. Offensive and inaccurate depictions of …

Indigenous Peoples

11th Annual L.A. Skins Fest Spotlights Native American Talent

'Thor: Ragnarok’ will screen at the Academy theater Friday night to open the festival.<p>Amid a cinematic landscape in which Native Americans represent …

Taika Waititi

California’s Little Known Genocide

“Gold! Gold from the American River!” Samuel Brannan walked up and down the streets of San Francisco, holding up a bottle of pure gold dust. His …

Indigenous Peoples

We Know Less About the First Thanksgiving Than You Probably Think

For all of the fanfare around Thanksgiving in America — between the turkey dinners, Black Friday sales, and the semi-mythical 17th-century feast that …

Thanksgiving

'I Can't Advertise My Work as Native American Art, Which It Is'

Peggy Fontenot has had a successful career as a Native American artist working in beading, silver jewelry and black-and-white photography. She's won …

Indigenous Peoples

Allergan’s unusual legal tactic attracts political scrutiny

“BRAZEN” and “absurd”: Allergan certainly drew a reaction from American lawmakers when it transferred its patents for Restasis, a dry-eye drug, to …

Economics

Nicholas Black Elk: This Sioux medicine man may be recognized as a saint

After his conversion, the Lakota medicine man told a friend, "I want to be a catechist the rest of my life."<p><i>[At the recently concluded 2017 General</i> …

South Dakota

Police Shootings of Native Americans are Underreported and Rising

The Native American population suffers from higher rates of police shootings, but this is generally underreported because the incidents often occur …

Liberal View

California Gov. Jerry Brown Tells Native American Anti-Fracking Protesters That He’ll ‘Put Them In The Ground’

While speaking at a UN climate summit in Germany last weekend, California Governor Jerry Brown was targeted by activists over his reluctance to ban fracking in his state. After Native American protesters shouted at him, Gov. Brown told a member of an indigenous rights group that he’d “put [them] in …

News (U.S.)

National Mall’s planned Native American Veterans Memorial launches design competition

Through January 9, designs will be accepted with finalists announced later that month<p>In 2012, Congress commissioned the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian to create a memorial on the National Mall for American Indian servicemen and women. Local art blog East City Art reports that …

Indigenous Peoples

Sex crimes in Alaska: The most common victim is a 14-year-old girl assaulted in a home

Alaska's sex crime victims mainly are young — just children, really. They most often are targeted in someone's home. And they usually know their …

Crime

Sherman’s War on Native Americans

When William Clark and Meriwether Lewis’ famous expedition reached the Great Plains in 1806, the crew couldn’t believe their eyes. There, ranging …

U.S. Army

Suicide By Cop: Native American 8th Grader Calls Police On Himself, Gets Fatally Shot By Sheriff’s Deputy

14-Year-Old Native American Boy Shot Dead By PoliceA Wisconsin family still has questions for authorities today as their son, 14-year-old Jason Ike …

Crime

Native American Living Conditions today - PWNA Resources

About 30% of the 5.2 million Native Americans in this country live on reservations, including 0.5 million in PWNA’s service area (2010 Census). …

Sociology

SWRA Home - building strong, self-sufficient Native American communities - Southwest Reservation Aid

Up to 43 percent of Native American children live in poverty and 29 percent of employed Native Americans live below poverty level.<p>The Southwest …

Indigenous Peoples

Poll finds more than one-third of Native Americans report slurs, violence, harassment, and being discriminated against in the workplace

November 14, 2017 – This report is part of a series titled “Discrimination in America.” The series is based on a survey conducted for National Public …

Diversity

Native Knowledge 360° Lesson Resources | Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

Digital Lesson<p>This online lesson provides perspectives on the vast scope of American Indian removal and its effects on Native Nations.<p>Teaching Poster …

Smithsonian

Call It a Stupidity Tax on College

Let’s tax college.It’s a basic rule of economics that if you want less of something, you ought to tax it. We have entirely too much intellectual smog …

Conservative View

Native American Resources - Books & Newspapers - Partnership With Native Americans

<b>Native American News Online</b><p>Here are a few of the Native-run news sites that you can read online.<p><b>American Indian Reservations</b><p>Here a few of the …

Print Media

Tribe holds State House gathering to mark first Thanksgiving

BOSTON (AP) — The Native American tribe whose ancestors hosted the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims four centuries ago is hosting a Thanksgiving …

Thanksgiving

November is National American Indian Heritage Month

Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) is recognizing National American Indian Heritage Month by honoring Native American students and the …

Education

PWNA Community Investment | Long-term Services - Partnership With Native Americans

Long-Term Solutions<p>Community Investment<p>PWNA’s Community Investment Projects (CIPs) aim to support development of community assets of resources with a …

The PWNA Way - Partnership With Native Americans

We call the principles that guide our work “The PWNA Way,” meaning:<p><b>PWNA works with reservation Program Partners who identify the needs in their</b> …

Indigenous Peoples

SWIRC Home | building strong, self-sufficient Native American communities - Southwest Indian Relief Council

1 2 3<p>1 2 3<p>1 2 3<p>Worth The Wait<p>Healthy Living<p>Once a week, the pantry opens their doors to Elders and families to provide food to hundreds of …

Healthy Living

PWNA Impact & Results - Partnership With Native Americans

Reservation Partners<p>PWNA has a strong network of more than 1,000 partnerships with reservation programs (our Program Partners). We work with and …

Indigenous Peoples

Native American Reservations | PWNA Resources - Partnership With Native Americans

<b>PWNA provides materials and services to 60 reservations in the Northern Plains and Southwest through its distribution network, which reaches remote</b> …

Anthropology

PWNA History - Partnership With Native Americans

Key events in the history of Native Americans include more than a hundred and fifty years of interaction with white settlers. These events, often …

History

Native Fruit: Cranberry for all Seasons - Smithsonian Libraries Unbound

Is there a food in North America more intrinsically linked with the landscape of the past and nostalgically intertwined with a holiday feast than the …

Smithsonian

Victims

Victims<p>In the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, the victim of a hate crime may be an individual, a business/financial institution, a government …

Diversity

Oh god, the Morris North Star

They’ve come out with another issue of their dreadful alternative campus newspaper. Although I fear that disclosing these facts may harm the …

Christopher Columbus