The Trail of Tears, and of Damaged Skulls
Evicted from their Southeastern homeland by the federal government in the 1830s, Native Americans were sent on forced marches to eastern Oklahoma that became known as the Trail of Tears, an ordeal of disease, starvation and death.
How Native Americans Were Crucial To Defeat The Nazis And Japan In WWII
This is Chester Nez, the last of the original Navajo 29, being honoured at an April 4 ceremony. If it weren’t for him and the other 28 Native Americans who created the secret code language used in the Pacific theatre during World War II, America would have probably never won the war against Japan.
Buffalo Medicine Meaning: Prayer, Abundance, Gratitude. Buffalo People are learning to embrace abundance in many forms; knowing there is more than meets the eye. Learn more http://bit.ly/QGmeDD [Photo by Dan Anderson]
One Mother, Maka Ina, love her, protect her, honor her. Happy Earth Day.
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In Redskins Golf Tournament, It Was the Navajo Who Got Played
On Friday, many in Indian country were horrified to learn that the celebrity golf tournament put on by KTNN, the Navajo Nation’s radio station, had cut a sponsorship deal with the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation. Among those taken by surprise were the National Indian Gaming Association, a sponsor of the event, and the Notah Begay III Foundation, which had donated items to the silent auction — both organizations withdrew their support and demanded their names be taken off the tournament’s program.
Break the Cycle: Approach Education as a Community
Education is Indian country’s civil rights issue of the generation. With the right tools parents can become empowered advocates for their children. If a plumber fails to fix our dishwasher we fire them.