Tag Archives: Indian tribes

Native American Day & Columbus

South Dakota was the first state to recognize Native American Day instead of Columbus Day — sending a significant message to all, and remembering Native American leaders who contributed to the history of the state. Columbus is a nice story; he sails the ocean blue and finds a land rich in natural resources and friendly brown people.

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Federal Shutdown Affects Indian Tribes

Federal shutdown impacts tribes already hard hit by sequestration, budget cuts, and underfunding of treaty obligaitons.

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Can Tribes be Unrecognized?

Not all Native American tribes are federally recognized by the federal government… the [other tribes] are ineligible for critical federal benefits…

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Reservation Series: Crow Agency

A look a the Crow Indian Reservation and its history and culture.

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Everything You Wanted to Know: Contest Winner

“Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians” book contest winner. Announcement of new Q&A series based on the book by Anton Truer.

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Disaster Relief: Help for Tribes

AZ wildfire, Gladiator, Wallow, disaster relief, American Indian tribes, reservations

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Thanksgiving, a Tradition for Virginia Tribes

The Mattaponi and Pamunkey tribes of Virginia are two of the oldest tribes in the United States that mark Thanksgiving with the giving of food.

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