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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a chance to understand that the roots of our Hispanic brethren are interwoven with Native American history and ancestry. The diverse sense of connectedness and pride in family, community, culture and self only contributes to the greater good for community and country.

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Native American Day in Arizona

Arizona joins the ranks of only a handful of states that celebrate Native American Day.

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The True Impact of the Dawes Act of 1887

The biggest impact of the Dawes Act was a loss of indigenous cultures, tradition and land across the U.S. It did a number on our tribal communities and tried to pit our ancestors against each other.

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Many cultures encounter this challenge: How do we practice our culture in a society that demands a large portion of our time outside of that culture? How do we connect our culture to our daily lives?

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The First Thanksgiving, The Last of Its Kind

A Native American view of the first Thanksgiving, a time to mourn, a time to celebrate.

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The First Thanksgiving, The Last of Its Kind

It’s nearly 5:00pm. Outside the setting sun reminds me that autumn is here and winter is coming. Each day seems to grow shorter, sometimes colder, and somewhat lonelier. Yet, I remain excited to know that with the season comes end of the year holidays. Despite the meaning, purpose, or history of the upcoming holidays, I’m […]

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What Is An Indian? Self-Identity as an Indigenous Person

Vince Two Eagles explores self-identity of an indigenous person and what it means to be “Indian.”

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Native American Contributions to the U.S.

Significant contributions of Native Americans to western culture.

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History of Native American Day

Did you know that the history of Native American Day dates back to 1912?

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Healthy Kids & the 1491 Diet

The Native American diet and how nutritional value has changed in recent history, affecting their health and high disease rates.

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