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Posts under: Native American History

Native American Religion and Spirituality – Common Threads, Unique Beliefs, and Too Many Misconceptions

The diversity of Native American religions could fill whole libraries with descriptions of belief, tales of lore, definitions, explanations, and insights into spiritual practices and ceremonies. To the outside world, however, far too much of the truth remains generalized and horribly steeped in stereotypes and misconceptions. Until around the middle...

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Top Native American Documentaries – Learn The Real Story of Native Culture in History and Today

Learning with documentary movies and TV series captures the mind and helps you experience the truth about a particular time, place, or people in a more engaging way. Native American documentaries have shown glimpses of both historical events, individuals, and current issues that have to do with the first nation's...

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Interview With Rebecca Nagle – This Land Podcast – Supreme Court Case About Validity of Reservations in Oklahoma – Pow Wow Life

Listen to my interview with Rebecca Nagle from This Land Podcast. [spp-player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/powwowlife/Pow_Wow_Life_-_27_-_Rebecca_Nagle_From_This_Land_Mix_1.mp3" textabove="Pow Wow Life Episode 27" image=“https://www.powwows.com/wp-content/uploads/podcast_channel_artwork.jpg" title="Interview with Rebecca Nagle"] The Supreme Court will rule in the Carpenter v Murphy case soon. This case has ramifications for the tribes in Oklahoma and potentially across the United States....

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Genocide of 16,000 Natives – California Governor Issues Apology

On June 18th, 2019 California Governor Gavin Newsom issued the first ever formal apology to California Native tribes for past violence and genocide.  “California must reckon with our dark history,” said Governor Gavin Newsom. “California Native American peoples suffered violence, discrimination and exploitation sanctioned by state government throughout its history....

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