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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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President Obama Visits the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

President Obama and the First Lady will be visiting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to meet with tribal leaders and Native youth about the poverty they face and to announced new initiatives related to tribal economies and education.

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Native Chiefs & Leaders: Chief Joseph

Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Tribe is known for his famous quote: “From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever.” But, why did he say this? Read more in this Native Chiefs & Leaders series…

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2012 Year In Review

Andrew reviews the milestones achieved for Indian Country in 2012 such as the Cobell Settlement and the purchase of Pe’Sla.

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Treaties & History We Didn’t Learn in School

In my March 3 post, I mentioned that many people believe American Indians are taken care of under the treaties. A little more research into the treaties tells us something different. Education, housing, and healthcare are not all free for American Indians. American Indians do not get a government check every month just because they […]

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