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The Cherokee Nation wants Jeep to stop using its name on the popular 45-year-old vehicle

Relations between Native American tribes and corporate imagery depicting the people has shifted dramatically in the past few years. Jeep The Cherokee Nation wants Jeep to stop using the tribe's name, which the brand has used since 1975. Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. says he anticipates "further discussions" over a potential rebranding. Hoskin told Insider, "Our names were carefully selected by our ancestors before written history." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Che...
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The Standing Rock Sioux tribe is prioritizing COVID-19 vaccinations for people who speak native languages in an effort to keep customs alive

Native American tribal members march to celebrate the easement denial of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Canon Ball, North Dakota on December 4, 2016. Emily Molli/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Health care workers on the Standing Rock reservation already began receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Next in line are members who speak the native languages of Dakota and Lakota. The customs and history of the tribe are passed down through the native languages, so it's important to protect those who speak ...
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Despite a record turnout, Native American voters faced challenges new and old to casting a ballot in the 2020 election

Samantha Lee/Business Insider In 2020, Native American voters turned out in record numbers, and were integral to President-elect Joe Biden's victory in key states like Arizona.  Native American and Alaska Native organizers from around the country told Insider that Native American voters, especially those living on reservation lands, still face barriers to voting. The physical distance required to get to a polling place, lack of traditional mailing addresses and consistent mail delivery, a...
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The first US vice president of color

Kamala Harris has broken many barriers in her election as vice president of the United States. But the first biracial and the person of color to become vice president was Charles Curtis, who served under Herbert Hoover in his single term. — Read the rest
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New memorial to Native American veterans opens on the National Mall

The new National Native American Veterans Memorial is now open on the National Mall in DC. Throughout US history, American Indians and Alaska Natives have enlisted in the Armed Forces at a rate five times the national average, despite the fact that they weren't even recognized as US citizens until 1924. — Read the rest
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'I gave money to your campaign': Trump was frustrated by John McCain after he ignored him at a congressional hearing, new book says

Donald Trump at his Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 5, 1990. Mike Derer/AP One of the earliest interactions between Donald Trump and the late Sen. John McCain came at a congressional hearing in 1993. Trump, who owned casinos in Atlantic City, was in Washington, DC, to claim that casinos on Native American reservations were controlled by the mob and avoiding taxes. Trump tried to get McCain's attention by saying, "I gave money to your campaign," according t...
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CPS: School for Creative and Performing Arts – Director

The Director of SCPA will serve as a central collaborator and consensus-builder inside and outside SCPA. Organization “SCPA is a true melting pot. Students from across the region come together to create art, music, and movement. The lessons learned in such a diverse setting create strong communities outside of the school’s walls. The freedom to be creative as a child leads to brave, critical thinkers beyond their school years. Creative, strong, brave—those are the words that define an SCP...
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The US government just "disestablished" a Native American reservation

From WBUR: The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs told the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe on Friday that the tribe's reservation will be "disestablished" and its land taken out of trust, per an order from Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, tribe Chairman Cedric Cromwell announced in a post on the tribe's website. The Mashpee Wampanoag and their ancestors have lived on and around Cape Cod for thousands of years. They are one of two federally recognized tribes of Wampanoag people in Massachusetts. ...
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Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Women shaping the design world, India's wine industry, the recipe for black concrete and more Farewell to the Plastic Bags of NYC While the single-use plastic bag ban in New York (instated 1 March) is undeniably necessary, the bags’ kitsch designs have become synonymous with the city. Graphic designer Sho Shibuya collected more than 200 different types of bags over several years and photographed some …
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Over 200 Native Americans Ask Elizabeth Warren to ‘Make Clear Public Statement’ Disavowing Past Claims of Heritage

More than 200 Cherokees and other Native Americans sent a letter to Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) urging her to issue a public apology after “vague and inadequate” past steps to apologize for her claims of Cherokee ancestry.“Your history of false claims to American Indian identity and the defense of these claims with a highly publicized DNA test continue to dog your political career,” the letter reads. “For Native Americans, this moment is more than an annoyance; it represents the most pu...
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4 things that may be coming to a casino near you, including beer

Over the span of only a couple decades Southern California’s casinos have grown from small-scale gaming operations to full-fledged resorts boasting hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues and more. As the properties continue to evolve, one of the places casino operators go to not only to get a pulse on the industry, but also learn about what’s new, is the Western Indian Gaming Conference. This year’s conference, held earlier this month at Sycuan Casino Resort in San Diego County, included a tr...
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Best things to do in Oregon

The great food scene of Portland, rivaling those in San Francisco and New York, is one of the reasons more than 30 million tourists visited the city and its area in 2018. But the vast majority of those visitors never reach the state’s high country and vast coastal expanse — and it’s quite a shame. Oregon is stunningly beautiful, a landscape of rocky coast and the towering Cascade Mountains. Outside Portland, the state is rich in cultural and historic attractions, as well as beautiful natural ...
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You know that only about 80% of SBC churches are anglo, don’t you?

Dominant ethnic composition, in percentages, below for churches: Anglo             81.9 African American        7.0 Hispanic          4.7 Korean          1.6 Native American         0.8 Haitian            0.8 Chinese          0.4 Filipino          0.3 Multi-ethnic         0.4 20+ other ethnic and languages groups            2.0   I’ve never seen any figure that breaks out dually affiliated churches. Nothing in the Annual Church Profile asks for that. I suppose LifeWay or NAMB could do a study t...
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4 Ways to Explore Native American Heritage

In the month of November every year, the United States marks Native American Heritage month. Here are four ways to join in. Visit Visit a museum that focuses on Native Americans, such as Ah-Ta-Thi-Ki Museum in Florida and the Eiteljorg Museum in Indiana. Seek out Native American exhibits in museums which have broader areas of coverage. Find out if there are reservations near you which welcome...Read the whole entry... »          Related Stories African American Foodways: Sweet Home Cafe Cook...
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What is Indigenous People’s Day? Great resources for talking to your kids, because Native American history is American history.

Today is the day that’s been traditionally celebrated as “Columbus Day” in the U.S., but knowing now what we know about Christopher Columbus, the holiday is fast transforming into Indigenous People’s Day for many. If you’re wondering what Indigenous People’s Day is, and want to explain it to your kids, here are a few fast […]
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“T.C. Cannon: At the Edge of America” at the National Museum of the American Indian

Bold, political, multidimensional and wildly important works by the visionary artist After fostering his talents at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, T.C. Cannon entered the art scene with a vision to subvert traditional perceptions and dismantle stereotypes surrounding native art. He did so by combining historic, traditional motifs and images with his own distinct, contemporary style. Though his life was …
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MedCognition Making Augmented Reality Emergency Training for US Army

San Antonio—MedCognition, a startup that uses an augmented reality system to train emergency medical technicians and other first responders on how to treat injuries, has earned a $750,000 grant from the US Army to collaborate with another organization on developing a version of its system for military use.MedCognition plans to spend the next 12 months creating training modules that can be used to prepare healthcare workers for combat and mass casualty situations, the company says. The project c...
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Oglala Lakota Sioux to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem: You are not welcome at Pine Ridge Reservation

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem (R) is governor non grata at Pine Ridge after her support of new "riot boosting" laws that target indigenous people opposed to oil infrastructure on their land. From The Lakota Law Project: “The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council voted unanimously this week to inform South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem that she is not welcome at the Pine Ridge Reservation in the wake of her support for new "riot boosting" laws that unfairly target tribes and their allies who oppose ne...
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New US dollar coin honors Native Americans' contributions to the space program

The latest addition to the US Mint's Native American $1 Coin series celebrates "American Indians in the Space Program." The heads-side of the coin still features Sacagawea. From The reverse features Mary Golda Ross, the first known Native American woman to become an engineer. Ross' work for Lockheed Martin helped advance the Agena rocket stage used by NASA for rendezvous and docking trials during the Gemini program in the 1960s. The tails-side also depicts an Atlas-Agena rocket l...
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What Is the Indigenous Peoples Movement?

This week, social media has been set ablaze with a series of videos and images capturing a group of high school teenagers mocking a Native American man marching for indigenous rights in Washington D.C. If you’re wondering what the indigenous movement is all about, here’s what you need to know.Read more...
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Kentucky Catholic School Considers Expelling Boys Who Taunted Native Americans

A statement condemned the actions and apologized
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The People Shall Continue: a conversation-starting epic history of Native people for kids

Each year during November, which is National Native American Heritage Month by the way, we like to take a look at some of the great resources for our kids about the Native experience. Especially as we approach Thanksgiving. Because without the Wampanoag people, there wouldn’t have been a first Thanksgiving at all. In that light, […]
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A collection of culturally and historically accurate Thanksgiving coloring pages for children

This year, I’ve been on a mission to track down more culturally and historically accurate Thanksgiving coloring pages for my own kids and for our readers. Because most of us know by now that, however uncomfortable it may be, the story of Thanksgiving that so many of us grew up with as kids is nowhere […]
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Tha Native ft. E-40 – “Go Get The Paypah”

Tha Native is best known for his early 2018 Tech N9ne-featured single, “Whatcha Wanna Do”. Continuing to make a name for himself, the Highland, California-native takes a trip to the Yay Area, linking up with the Bay Area Ambassador himself E-40 for new single to close out the year, “Go Get The Paypah”. On the track, the two stars spit that money talk. The Native American hold his own with the book of Slang, catchy hook, gritty street attitude, and exciting to sing-a-long, “Go Get The Paypah”...
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Trump Lashes Out at Warren over DNA Test, Calls Her ‘Phony!’

A DNA analysis done on Sen. Warren provides strong evidence she has Native American heritage.
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Learn the Hawaiian and Navajo Languages on Duolingo 

Just in time for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Duolingo is launching two courses for endangered indigenous languages, both created by native speakers. Starting today, you can use the app to learn the languages spoken by native Hawaiians and by the Diné, better known as the Navajo nation.Read more...
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Sephora Won't Sell That "Starter Witch Kit" After All

Earlier this month, trendy fragrance brand Pinrose announced the upcoming release of its "Starter Witch Kit," set to launch at Sephora stores nationwide and online starting October 9. With nine sample-sized Pinrose perfumes, a tarot deck, a stick of "cleansing sage," and a piece of rose quartz, the kit would ostensibly contain everything you could ever need to incorporate elements of pagan rituals into your everyday life this Samhain season, for just $42.The backlash was swift — with critics ta...
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The American Southwest: Travels and Stories

The American southwest: a land of high desert, rushing river, Native tribes, cowboys, ranchers, city dwellers, deep canyons, quiet forest,  and high mountains The American southwest is a landscape that has fascinated tourist and traveler for centuries, really, and continues to do so.   We’ve written a good bit about the American southwest here at Perceptive Travel. I am going to be doing an occasional series looking at gems from our archives to share with you, and I’ve decided to begin with a se...
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Who put Native American sign language in the US mail?

In 1890, a strange letter with “hieroglyphic script” arrived at Pennsylvania’s Carlisle Indian Industrial School. It was sent from a reservation in the Oklahoma Territory to a Kiowa student named Belo Cozad. Cozad, who did not read or write in English, was able to understand the letter’s contents—namely, its symbols that offered an update about his family. The letter provided news about relatives’ health and employment, as well as details about religious practice on the reservation. Letter wri...
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May Kindle for Samsung Free Book

If you have a Samsung tablet or phone, you can pick one free book from the list below using the Kindle for Samsung app; additional titles can also be purchased at a discount (generally $1.99), if desired. Samsung Book Deals is similar to the Kindle First program run by Amazon: the picks are from Amazon publisher imprints, but are not “new” books necessarily. Tidewater: A Novel ($3.99 Kindle) by Libbie Hawker A clash of desire and hatred, of friendship and fear, of stark ambition and desperate...
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