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This is the grave of Schenando. Supposedly born in approximately 1706, at least according to legend, Schenando, also called Skenandoa or Shenandoah, was a chief of the Oneida. He was born into the Susquehannocks, but later was adopted by the Oneida. A huge man for his time, around 6 feet, 5 inches according to many […]

Alcatraz

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On November 20, 2019

Fifty years ago today, the Native American rights movement’s occupation of Alcatraz began: On Nov. 20, 1969, more than 70 Native Americans gathered before dawn on a dock in San Francisco Bay. Th

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There is no bottom. Trump rejects Native American Heritage Month, proclaims November “National American History and Founders Month.” https://t.co/ZnBGIaUcXj — Simon Moya-Smith (@SimonMoyaSmith) November 5, 2019 For an administration pretty committed to genocide, this makes sense in terms of stating their priorities. Last week, President Trump declared November as “National American History and Founders Month,” […]
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Centering Native History

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On August 31, 2019
The 1619 Project is a great thing. The reactions to it by the right were totally over the top, which was elucidating and useful. Helps when you have the right enemies. Anyway, I have no criticism of it all, except to just make a comment, which is that Native history continues to be completely isolated […]
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The Wages of Weinstein

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On May 24, 2019
Harvey Weinstein is a reverse Midas: If all had gone according to plan, nearly every time someone were to watch Wind River, a 2017 film about the death of a Northern Arapaho woman on the Wind River Reservation, the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center would be paid. But the center says it has yet to […]
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