Posts under: Native American Issues

Navajo Math Circles – Special Bond Between Navajo Culture and Mathematics

Originally airing in 2016, "Navajo Math Circles" follows Navajo students in a lively collaboration with mathematicians. Using a model called math circles, the students stay late after school and assemble over the summer at Diné College in Tsaile, Ariz., to study mathematics. The math circles approach emphasizes student-centered learning by...

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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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New Music Brings Awareness to #Honor1851Treaty Campaign

LEECH LAKE OJIBWE RESERVATION, INDIAN COUNTRY, Minn., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Native Children's Survival & Robby Romero have partnered with PledgeMusic in support of the "Born On The Rez" music campaign to #Honor1851Treaty. The first single drops November 2017 during Native American Heritage month dedicated to the memory and...

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President Trump Celebrates Native Heritage Month…Not Really.

Wow! On October 31st, the White House proclaimed November as Native American Heritage Month, and then four days later our glorious Commander in Chief took to Twitter and bashed Hillary Clinton for rigging the DNC primaries, while advertently mocking Senator Elizabeth Warren's Cherokee and Delaware Native heritage.   Generally, when other communities...

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McDonalds Indian Box – I’m NOT loving it !!!

Thank God Baseball season has finally come to a close.  Making news in a bad way was a new McDonalds promotional item called, "Mickey D's Indians Dinner Box", which includes 2 Big Macs, 2 cheeseburgers, 4 small fries, and 10 piece nuggets. This limited combo could be found at various McDonalds...

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