Tag Archives: Cherokee

Native Americans Giving Back: Wes Studi

“Why don’t Native Americans help each other? We hear this question often. The answer is, they do… wealthy tribes assist other tribes, Indian gaming creates new jobs, tribes partner in sustainability projects… But, we want this to hit home for our readers, so we are launching the “Native Americans Giving Back” series to feature Native […]

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My Grandmother was a Cherokee Princess

Andrew discusses the syndrome of wanting to fit in by claiming a false Native background.

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Eastern Tribes

The Indian. What or who is that? Well, when I ask myself this question, the answer is easy. Me. I’m laughing, but seriously… As an almost full blood Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota, with a rich family history that runs from the Dakota War of 1862, to the Pike Expedition, to the War of 1812 when my grandfathers fought for […]

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