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Author: BrittanyLCerny

A Quick Recap of Gathering of Nations 2021

For the second straight year, North America’s biggest pow wow was held online—but that didn’t stop the festivities from playing out in spectacular fashion. Music, dancers and drums from tribes across the continent put on a show unlike any other for thousands of virtual viewers. Gathering of Nations (GON) has...

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The Problem With Native Americans and the Census

Native Americans are underrepresented. They have historically been counted inaccurately, or not counted at all during 10-year census counts, which is led by the United States Census Bureau. This isn’t an accident and this isn’t something new.  There are various reasons why it has been difficult to get a correct...

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10 Things Native Americans Wish Everyone Else Knew

Native Americans occupied much of the land in North America long before the United States of America ever raised its flag and claimed that land as its own. Yet, on the whole, Native communities are largely misunderstood by many Americans. That's why it's important to make an effort to learn...

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Native American Tattoos: 50 of the Most Intricate Designs

Native American tattoos have been all the rage for years. While some non-Native people get tattoos of tribal chiefs, geometric designs, nature, totems, dream catchers, and spirit animals that represent the Native American cultures, people who are actually Native often get them for more personal reasons.  The ritual of getting...

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Free Email Series: What to Expect at Your First Pow Wow