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The First Native American Woman Is Headed To Space

Nicole Aunapu Mann will make history next month as she becomes the first Native American woman to fly into space. Mann, who is enrolled in the Wailacki of the Round Valley Indian Tribes in Northern California, will lift off aboard SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket to...

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Squaw Has Finally Been Banned on Federal Lands

Yes, the word "squaw" is still offensive to Native Americans. It's racist and sexist, and it has to go. Thankfully, U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native American to assume the role, is finalizing steps to eliminate the word "squaw" from all federal lands. Why is the word "squaw"...

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Native American Turquoise Jewelry | History of Native American Jewelry

Archaeologists have found evidence of the native people and what would become America creating jewelry from the stones, shells, and other natural materials as far back as 10,000 years ago. As the millennia went on, turquoise jewelry became one of the more prominent varieties made specifically by tribes in the...

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Native American Quotes | Native Wisdom and Proverbs – PowWows.com

Native American quotes are a great way to learn from our past to change our future. Native American nations have a rich oral history that predates the pre-colonial era. Part of that history yielded a wealth of enduring quotes from our ancestors that now act as a source of endless...

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