October 31, 2014

Native American Decor

Native American decor is a rather broad term, sometimes associated with “southwestern… [more]

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Settlement for Native Americans / African American Farmers

There has been a landmark settlement for Native Americans across the United States,… [more]

Settlement for Native Americans / African American Farmers Settlement for Native Americans / African American Farmers

Native American Heritage Day

There are not many Native Americans who think of Thanksgiving in the same light… [more]

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Beadwork Is An Art

Native American beadwork has evolved over the centuries into an art form ever… [more]

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Peyote Stitch – Native American Beadwork

The peyote stitch has long been used in Native American beadwork, both historic… [more]

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Sitting Bull Controversy

One of the latest stories regarding President Obama is one worth mentioning here.… [more]

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Native American Decor

Native American decor is a rather broad term, sometimes associated with “southwestern decor” that is very common in parts of the United States. Native American decor goes far beyond the styles of the Southwest however, for the term encompasses a very large group of people and the styles … [Read More...]

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Settlement for Native Americans / African American Farmers

There has been a landmark settlement for Native Americans across the United States, as well as African American farmers. For a long time, Native Americans had been trying to take action against the Interior Department. They claimed they had been swindled out of royalties (many stemming from oil), … [Read More...]

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Native American Heritage Day

There are not many Native Americans who think of Thanksgiving in the same light as the rest of the country. For some it signaled the start of a terrible period in their history. While Thanksgiving celebrates many great values, it’s history is not always a believable tale. There are many stories … [Read More...]

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Beadwork Is An Art

Native American beadwork has evolved over the centuries into an art form ever since Europeans began bringing over metal, glass, and ceramic beads in the 16th century. Native women began incorporating new beading techniques that were not yet known in Europe. These included loom beading and the … [Read More...]

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Peyote Stitch – Native American Beadwork

The peyote stitch has long been used in Native American beadwork, both historic and contemporary. The name itself was derived from the use of the stitch in peyote ceremonies. Peyote ceremonies were conducted by the Native American Church, which was founded in 1890. These ceremonies celebrated the … [Read More...]

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Sitting Bull Controversy

One of the latest stories regarding President Obama is one worth mentioning here. The President has taken flack from some media outlets for mentioning Sitting Bull, a historical figure for the Lakota Sioux tribe, in his latest children's book. The move was labeled anti-American by some, and Fox … [Read More...]