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This is the grave of Powhatan. Born in approximately 1547 in the Virginia tidewater, we know very little of the first sixty years of his life. His actual name was Wahunsenacawh and it was the English who called him Powhatan because that was one of the names of the Algonquin speaking peoples for whom he […]

The Long Lakota War

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On January 18, 2021

Nick Estes has a typically good piece placing the resistance of Nick Tilsen and other Lakotas to Donald Trump’s visit to Mt. Rushmore in the context of the long struggle of the Lakotas for the B

Haaland

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On December 19, 2020

While the House majority is extremely slim and I can see why Pelosi and Hoyer would not want any more appointees out of the House, the appointment of Deb Haaland, who represents Albuquerque in Congres

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Why Democrats Won Arizona

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On November 14, 2020
Most of the narrative about Democrats winning Arizona has been about Maricopa County. And there’s a reason for that. But let’s be clear: Democrats won Arizona because of overwhelming support by the state’s sizable Native population. 2020, in particular, has been a challenging year for tribal communities. Indigenous people were hit disproportionately hard by the […]
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