#Native Americans

Infamous Gunfighters of the American West

The 1850s to the early 1900s marked a tumultuous period in the American West. The Indian Appropriations Act of 1851 permitted the forcible removal of Native Americans to reservations. This left large swaths of previously claimed land open for the taking, and many white settlers packed up and headed to the frontier to stake their […]
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US should avoid Gov. Newsom’s ‘California model’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is touted as the Democrat of the future, the man who could step up if Joe Biden decided not to run again. He has the hair, the teeth, the Hollywood aura, the raspy voice that shows he means business.  But if his pitch is that he wants to make America more like California, we’re in trouble.  Newsom’s latest moment in the national spotlight came Thursday, when reports leaked about the nine-member Reparations Task Force, which “has spent months traveling across California to learn about the generational effects of racist policies and actions.”  When he signed the 2020 bill that...
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15 Best Things to Do in Haverhill, MA

Haverhill, located in Essex County, Massachusetts, is a vibrant city rich with history and plenty of activities for tourists. Known as the “Queen Slipper City,” Haverhill had a vast top-notch shoe industry for over a century. Haverhill is an excellent location to learn about history or relax and...
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9 Compelling Reasons Why People Are Moving to Idaho

Idaho is rich with history, mountains, and vibrant cities making Idaho a fun place to live. Outdoor enthusiasts are moving to Idaho for the nearly endless outdoor activities to enjoy, such as hiking, biking, skiing and fishing. The cities also has a thriving arts scene, with galleries, theaters and music venues all over town. Plus, there are plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from, ensuring that everyone can find something they enjoy.
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Native American News Roundup Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2022

WASHINGTON — Here is a summary of some of the top Native American-related headlines in the U.S. this week:. Administration Makes New Commitments At Tribal Nations Summit. President Joe Biden underscored an all-of-government commitment to Native Americans, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians during a two-day White House Tribal Nations Summit in Washington this week.

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

GENOA, Neb. (AP) — The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in central Nebraska. But for decades, the location of the student cemetery has been a mystery, lost over time after the school closed in 1931 and memories faded of the once-busy campus that sprawled over 640 acres in the tiny community of Genoa.

Among many Native American communities, their languages are in danger

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Chuck Hoskin Jr., Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, about the importance of preserving Native languages. Transcript. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:. Language is how we connect with the world. It's how we understand who we are, how we...

10 Western Tropes That Most Western Movies Actually Break

The Western genre has been around almost as long as cinema and through that time has created countless tropes. As the era's of Hollywood changed and grew so did the Western. First beginning with heroic do-gooder's and dastardly villains, the Western genre began as a simple vessel for good vs evil stories.

Local Alzheimer’s Association Partners with United Indian Health Services

The local Alzheimer’s Association Chapter of Northern CA, Northern NV is partnering with United Indian Health Services to place educational brochures in their clinics. This is a first step towards educating our local Native American population about Alzheimer’s. Once people are aware of the warning signs, it will help them access medical care and get support in dealing with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

At tribal summit, Biden pledges federal commitment to Indian Country

Quality Journalism for Critical Times WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said this week that he is poised to designate Avi Kwa Ame, a sacred site for Native American tribes in southern Nevada, as a national monument that would ensure the preservation of ancestral lands for those 12 tribes. “I’m committed to protecting this sacred place that is central to the […] The post At tribal summit, Biden pledges federal commitment to Indian Country appeared first on Florida Phoenix.

A third of Utah's Native Americans live an hour's drive or more from respiratory care

SALT LAKE CITY — Getting treatment for asthma, lung cancer and other respiratory issues requires a long drive for a large portion of Utah's Native American population. The majority of people living in 15 of the state's 29 counties reside in a pulmonology desert — defined as living at least an hour's drive away from the closest pulmonologist. A analysis of census data and a county-by-county study on pulmonology deserts found that Native Americans are disproportionately impacted by these pulmonology deserts, with 26% of Utah Native Americans residing in one.

IRS Says Septic Rebates Will Not Be Taxed

The Internal Revenue Service on Friday afternoon issued a notice that it would no longer expect the septic replacement rebate grants awarded by Suffolk County and New York State —... more. A New York State Supreme Court justice on Thursday ordered the Maidstone Gun Club in ... by Michael...