Tag Archives: indigenous

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.

Posted in Humanitarian | Also tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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?

Posted in Humanitarian | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The First Thanksgiving, The Last of Its Kind

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

Posted in Humanitarian | Also tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

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 […]

Posted in Humanitarian | Also tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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.”

Posted in Humanitarian | Also tagged , , | 2 Comments

Native American Contributions to the U.S.

Significant contributions of Native Americans to western culture.

Posted in Humanitarian | Also tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

History of Native American Day

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

Posted in Humanitarian | Also tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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.

Posted in Humanitarian, Programs | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment