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Blog Bonus: Emvpanyv: One who tells a story | hanging re-enactment | Go Fighting Hamsters! | Trump Termination

Editorial - “Go Fighting Hamsters!” Gary Fife, Radio Communications Specialist Editor’s Note: The following column contains strong language. OKMULGEE, Okla.— Ever notice the phrase “federally recognized tribes” when it comes to identifying who is and who isn’t an Indian. If your tribe is not on the list, published by the BIA— (some say ‘Boss Indians… Continue reading Blog Bonus: Emvpanyv: One who tells a story | hanging re-enactment | Go Fighting Hamsters! | Trump Termination

American Indians · Native Americans

Indian Removals and Reservations

SOURCE Article: Americanization of Native Americans Further information: List of Native American reservations in the United States In the 19th century, the incessant westward expansion of the United States incrementally compelled large numbers of Native Americans to resettle further west, often by force, almost always reluctantly. Native Americans believed this forced relocation illegal, given the… Continue reading Indian Removals and Reservations

Indian Country

John Kane on Inherent Sovereignty: Who decides who is Indian

(Jan. 20, 2014) – John Kane, Mohawk activist and national commentator on Native issues, was a featured speaker Jan. 16, at “Who Decides You’re Real? Fixing the Federal Recognition Process,” a two-day conference at Arizona State University in Tempe. The conference was hosted by the Indian Legal Clinic at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of… Continue reading John Kane on Inherent Sovereignty: Who decides who is Indian

Indian Country · Modern Disasters

“How Much Have We Spent on Native Americans?”

Slate Vault: 1894 Federal Report —rePosted from Turtle Talk Here: The 693 page report is here. By Lara/Trace, This report is interesting to see how America's "land grab" was progressing. Taking land was how they built their war chest to wage more war against Indians! These government guys thought they were so clever. It was… Continue reading “How Much Have We Spent on Native Americans?”