Posts under: Native American History

Google Honors Elizabeth Peratrovich

If you're lucky enough to have a Doodle illustration and an article of yourself on Google, chances are you're doing something right. Not just anyone can get a caricature of themselves on the world's most visited site. Recently, Elizabeth Peratrovich joined that elite club.  So who is this great woman...

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10 Biggest Native American Tribes Today

What’s the biggest Native American tribe in the U.S. today? Well, Native Americans and Alaska Natives now account for more than 2 percent of the total U.S. population, and that number continues to grow each year. By the year 2060, the U.S. Census projects that the Native population could surpass...

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Medicine Wheel: Comparison In Life

Note: this article is about the Native American Medicine Wheel symbol, color and design as opposed to the physical structure known as the Medicine Wheel that is visible as architecture across North America. Universal truths can be found in this paper of information that is shared and accepted in not...

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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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Here Are the 10 States With the Biggest Native American Populations

Rep. Deb Haaland, a member of the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico, will become the first Indigenous cabinet secretary in the U.S., which would put her in charge of nearly 86,000 square miles of tribal land. The move signals a significant step forward for the country’s Native American population, which...

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