Captured: 1614 – New Exhibit Focuses on Wampanoag Story

With Thanksgiving right around the corner it is refreshing to see that a new exhibit will be focusing on the Wampanoag tribes' real story instead of the romanticized tale we're used to hearing. Told from the Native perspective, “Captured: 1614” details the 1614 kidnapping of twenty Wampanoag men from Patuxet, the Wampanoag village that eventually became Plymouth Colony, by European explorers who planned to sell them and the additional seven Natives taken from Nauset on Cape Cod as slaves in Spain. ...

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Lakota Man Sings After Keystone Pipeline Vote

As reported by many news outlets, including Argus Leader from South Dakota, a group of anti-Keystone activists were in attendance as the Senate voted on the controversial pipeline project. A Lakota man began singing in celebration after the votes were cast and they fell short of the 60 vote threshold needed to pass. The Washington Post's Ed O'Keefe identified the man who began the chant as Greg Grey Cloud, who is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and a prominent ...

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Congratulations Suzan Shown Harjo! Recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom

This week, President Barack Obama named nineteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Congratulations goes out to Suzan Harjo (Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee) who was among those recipients. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private ...

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12 Natives Who Are Making a Difference

I hope you guys were able to check out the new Rebel Music: Native America documentary on Thursday! If not, it's now streaming on MTV's Facebook for your enjoyment. We've provided a link below. Check it out! In honor of the show, the creators of Rebel Music posted a list on Buzzfeed to let the world know about 12 Natives who are standing up to represent their heritage and their culture. Who else would you like to see on this ...

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WARRIOR WOMAN: Michelle FlyingMan’s Heroic Life

  Warrior Woman! Interview by Dr Dawn Karima, Native American Culture Editor Q) Thank you for your service! You are truly a mighty Warrior Woman! Tell us about your Native heritage? A) I am from the Kiowa and Southern Cheyenne tribes of Oklahoma. Q) How does such a proud legacy shape your life? A) On my Kiowa side, I am a descendant of the last war chief of our tribe, Satanta or “White ...

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Honoring Our Veterans

On Veteran’s Day we take the time to recognize those who sacrificed for their country, who put the needs of the greater good above their own. In honor of this day, Chickasaw.TV created this series of videos which highlight the special achievements of Chickasaw veterans. And it's amazing to hear the stories of these two strong women below. Beaulah Shavney relives her experiences as an original member of the ...

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – November 05, 2014

Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow Wow 16TH ANNUAL Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Inter-Tribal Fall Festival Corn Harvest Powwow & School Day November 14 - November 16 27345 Aquia Path, COURTLAND, VIRGINIA - 23837 4th Annual Ridgecrest Traditional Cherokee Hog Fry and Inter-tribal Pow Wow November 15 - November 16 100 W. California Ave., Ridgecrest, California - 93555 15th Annual Clearfield Veterans ...

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Native American Heritage Month on WORLD Channel

As most of you know November is Native American Heritage Month, and this month there is no shortage of film festivals and television specials that help showcase and celebrate the Native American spirit. In honor of Native American Heritage Month, WORLD Channel will premiere six new films that highlight the achievements, stories, and lives of Native Americans. Thursday, November 6 Navajo veterans of Canyon de Chelly, Arizona, have served as Code Talkers in WWII, Army Rangers in Vietnam, and, most recently, fighting ...

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Comanche Archery 101: Watch These 4 Videos!

In this four part series from the Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center you'll learn how the Comanche used the bow, the arrow, the quiver and how to aim and shoot. The bow and arrow were used with great skill by Comanche warriors. It was a necessary part of Comanche life, essential to the tribe's horse culture.

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Kiowa Black Leggings Warrior Society Featured on Al Jazeera America

Photo by Nicole Tung for Al Jazeera America Tristan Ahtone (Kiowa) recently wrote a story for Al Jazeera America about the Kiowa Black Leggings Warrior Society. The story was touching and the pictures absolutely beautiful. In this piece Ahtone follows Michael Sankadota, an Iraq War veteran, who is about to join the Black Leggings. ...

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