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Earth Day 2015: What have we improved?

Posted on April 21, 2015 by

The "Keep America Beautiful" campaign was galvanized in 1971 with the introduction of Iron Eyes Cody depicted as an Indian riding or walking through areas of illegal dumping, litter in the streets, parks, and most public places. His single tear made America aware of the garbage, but what has it changed? Today, there...

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Spirit Beings and Sun Dancers

Posted on April 17, 2015 by

This weeks book review by Donovin Sprague - Spirit Beings and Sun Dancers – Black Hawk’s Vision of the Lakota World... By: Janet Catherine Berlo This oversize book contains seventy-six ink and pencil pictorial images of events from 1875-95. They consist of scenes such as hunting, warfare, and animals. Many are in color some are black a...

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Gifts of Pride & Love…

Posted on March 26, 2015 by

Gifts of Pride and Love - Kiowa and Comanche Cradles Edited by Barbara A. Hail. University of Oklahoma Press, 2000 This book is part of a project by the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthopology at Brown University and the contributors, who offer insights about the material culture and lives of people of the world. ...

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On Our Way, 2015 Denver March Pow Wow

Posted on March 19, 2015 by

At 5:00 am, Michael, Nancy and Elizabeth pulled out of the drive way and went off to one of this years major Pow Wow events, the Denver March Pow Wow. This is our area's largest pow wow and it is our pleasure to join the thousands of dancers and spectators for this historical event. We will be set up in the arcade of the coliseum, right next to ...

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Cherokee Newspapers, 1828-1906…

Posted on March 12, 2015 by

Cherokee Newspapers, 1828-1906: Tribal Voice of a People in Transition by Cullen Joe Holland. Cherokee Heritage Press. 2012 This book is an excellent resource for an early study in American Indian newspaper and journalism. Cherokee leaders had already appropriated the money to establish a national weekly newspaper in 1825 to provide a voice for...

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