Very few schoolchildren are also taught… about the deprivations and atrocities that occurred to the Indians afterwards, first at the hands of the colonists and then by the United States government. For those non-Indians who wish to commemorate the origins of Thanksgiving, there are many ways to do so. One would be to urge public schools […]

Update in Baby Veronica Case: S. Carolina SCT Denies Reconsideration

TURTLE TALK by Matthew L.M. Fletcher South Carolina Supreme Court Denies Rights to Baby Veronica; National Native Organizations to Advance Civil Rights Lawsuit Washington, DC – The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled today to deny the appeal filed by Dusten Brown and the Cherokee Nation of the Court’s July 17 order to expedite the transfer […]

$3 Million gift From Nez Perce Tribe supports NARF

click on photos of Nez Perce for more info… by Carol Berry (indian country today) Native American Rights Fund The Nez Perce Tribe recently made a hefty contribution to the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) for its role in a major trust fund lawsuit. If other tribes followed suit, NARF’s ability to continue advocating for tribal […]