Posts under: Native American History

Gay Marriage Comes to Indian Country

A couple years ago we reported in a PowWows.com blog about the Gay Marriage movement in Indian Country, that even though the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Gay Marriage in all 50 states on June 26, 2015., only a handful of tribes decided to recognize the new Gay Marriage Law on...

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Northern Plains Indians: A Modern Wet Plate Perspective

A photographer from Bismarck, North Dakota has been taking a special interest in the people of the Northern Plains lately using a photographic method invented in the mid-1800’s. You might have seen some of Shane Balkowitsch’s photographs—the historic yet timeless, black-and-white, detailed images of some of Indian Country’s most recognized...

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Offensive Pioneer Statue to Native Americans up for Removal!

A section of the, "Early Days", a monument depicting San Francisco's pioneer history is up for removal because its considered offensive to Native Americans. And rightfully so. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDRCBQtODtw There are probably some Non-Natives reading this blog saying, "Oh, my history is being removed".  Actually yes, your history is up for...

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Eclipse Fever Has Hit the Country, But Will Native America Be Watching? – Native American Eclipse Beliefs

All we've seen for the past couple weeks now are scientists and news anchors talking about the total solar eclipse happening on Monday, August 21, 2017. Folks from all over will be descending onto small towns in America along the path of totality. But a lot of people have been...

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