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Legend of the Full Sturgeon Moon

For generations, Native Americans have marked cycles of the moon, like the Sturgeon Moon, to signify certain times of the year.

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Dream Catchers in Native Cultures

The origin of dream catchers is hard to pinpoint, but they appear likely related to the history of two cultures: the Ojibwe and the Lakota. So, is it cultural appropriation for others to use them?

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World Water Day: Water Scarcity for Indigenous Peoples

This year, World Water Day focuses on “leaving no one behind” without a reliable water source and water as a basic human right for all.

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Christmas Season in Native American Cultures

Approximately 110 reservation communities served by Partnership With Native Americans will receive gifts or meals this holiday season, brightening the holidays for nearly 30,000 Native American Elders, families and children.

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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

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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