Jennifer Graber’s new book is an outstanding look at the white conquest of the West, examined through the lens of the various religious ideas and traditions involved in the conflict. Focusing on
Above: Acoma Pueblo A piece of the larger problem Native Americans face in the United States is that they are seen as people of the past, which goes far to define coverage of them in the media, or the
One of my hobbyhorses is how frustrating it is that our public discussion of race in this country exists primarily on a black-white binary. At least at one university I know very, very well, diversity
Great Julien Brave NoiseCat article in High Country News about the problems Native Americans face with housing, whether they live in cities (as they often do yet they are ignored in our public and pol
This is the grave of Michael Green and the future grave of Theda Perdue. Pioneering historians of Native America, both Green and Perdue have had impressive careers. Green finished his PhD from Iowa in
This is the grave of Pushmataha. Probably born in 1764 in modern-day Mississippi, Pushmataha became a warrior at an early age among the Choctaw and fought in their many wars against their Creek enemie
Another October so it’s another Genocide Day, by which I mean of course the celebration of the genocidal murderer Christopher Columbus running into America like a drunk who stumbles toward his h
This is the grave of Sa-go-ye-wa-tha, or as he was known among whites, Red Jacket. Born in approximately 1750, the future Seneca leader lived in a world of massive and terrible change for his people.