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Native American Recipes: 25 of Our All-Time Favorites

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Whether you are a member of one of the recognized tribes or come from a different background, these Native American recipes will give you a delicious taste of authentic, natural cooking enjoyed through the centuries. If you did not grow up in a Native American family, you may associate ethnic….

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Native American Turquoise Jewelry

Native American Turquoise Jewelry Through History and Today

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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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Do Native Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving?

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Do Native Americans celebrate Thanksgiving? For the majority of non-native Americans, Thanksgiving is a time to think about things you are grateful for, eat far too much turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie, and relax in front of the TV to catch a football game. The stories of the history of….

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Native American Women

20 Native American Women You Should Know

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When we hear Native American heroes, we might think of Geronimo, Sitting Bull and other legendary male warriors and chiefs. Unfortunately, far too often, Native American women get overlooked. Even if they get their due credit in Indian Country, you won’t find the names of some of these trailblazing American….

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Myths about Native Americans – No Taxes, Free Housing, Free Education

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There are many myths that seem to revolve around Native Americans; they start from things like they live within and use resources of the United States for free to the idea that they don’t seem to pay any sort of taxes. Let’s delve a little deeper into these ideas and….

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Native Organization Schools Steve Bannon on Native History

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Trump’s former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon recently made an appearance on the popular CBS special 60 minutes. If you’re familiar with him and his views on issues like immigration many of his comments may have come as no surprise. One comment, though, took Indian Country by surprise. When….

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73 year old Leonard Peltier’s Health is Slipping Away

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“I’m one step back from passing away.”   Native American political prisoner and activist Leonard Peltier has been imprisoned for more than 40 years, denied pardons even despite his health deteriorating throughout his sentence. Very recently, though, it seems his health is slipping and he is very much aware of….

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Fake “Powwow” At Burning Man Has Indian Country Raising It’s Eyebrows

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People across Indian country found themselves raising their eyebrows and scratching their heads as a viral Facebook video began making its way through pow wow circles everywhere. Unless you live under a rock you’ve probably heard that there was a “powwow” held at the Burning Man festival hosted by none….

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First Nation’s Actor Wows Audiences in Wonder Woman

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There’s been a lot of buzz over the weekend about the latest superhero blockbuster to be released. DC Comics’ Wonder Woman brought in $100 million domestically and $122.5 million internationally, making it the third-highest opening for a film in the DC universe. Also worth mentioning is that director Patty Jenkins….

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American Girl Doll “Kaya” Captures Authentically Native Culture

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Children’s toy teaches about a thriving community before European settlement. The award-winning American Girl Doll line was created by Pleasant Company and features different characters from the history of the USA, including Felicity (a colonial girl from Williamsburg, VA in 1774), Josefina (a Hispanic girl from New Mexico in 1824)….

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Cree Love Song Will Leave You Weak in the Knees

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Earl Lambert serenades us with a love song and teaches a few Cree words as well. Earl is a motivational speaker and storyteller. From EarlLambert.com: He’s a Certified Life-Coach who attended the University of Northern British Columbia, where he majored in General Business with a double minor in First Nations….

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Prom at the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

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Sonny Littlehead, Head Young Man Dancer, gave up his prom for the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow. After Grand Entry, the Gathering of Nations turned into a Prom dance floor.  Sonny turned to the Head Young Lady Dancer and asked her to Prom. The couple then shared their Prom dance….

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