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Remembrance of Native Traditions on Memorial Day

What does your culture mean to you? Why do you practice your traditions? How do these tie into today’s society? In remembrance of tradition, culture, and values passed along many generations, I ask: How do you remember your culture? I have always questioned what kind of role my culture plays in today’s society, and how […]

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Honoring Native American Veterans

Honoring Native warriors and veterans has always been a part of indigenous culture…. ever reminds us of the valor and bravery and their many sacrifices.

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Obama’s Vision for Standing Rock & Native Youth

President Obama has a vision for the Standing Rock reservation youth to strengthen education and provide more job opportunities.

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A Good Day to Remember Veterans

In keeping with their mission, DAV Charitable Service recently granted $6,000 to National Relief Charities (NRC) to help us provide nutritious food to elderly Veterans in Mission, South Dakota, on the Rosebud Indian Reservation.

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Remember Native Americans on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have served and do serve in the U.S. military, including the Native American people who have served.

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Veterans Day Important in Indian Country

Native Americans have a long-standing record of proud military service in behalf of the United States of America. In addition, American Indians have a higher rate of military service than any other ethnic group in the United States. To some people, this is surprising. To others, it seems contradictory given the historical treatment of indigenous […]

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Native American Contributions to the U.S.

Significant contributions of Native Americans to western culture.

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Veterans & Older Americans, a lot to be thankful for

The poverty he sees on many reservations reminds him of what he saw in the third world during his 24 years of military service… ultimately they replaced their concern with action

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Honoring American Indian Veterans

One American Indian veteran “enlisted because in 1827 his tribe had signed a ‘peace and friendship’ treaty with the U.S. government and promised to come to the military assistance of the U.S. should it ever be needed. Despite the fact that the U.S. had broken every promise made to his people, his tribe was still honoring the treaty they signed.”

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