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American Myths Debunked: Europeans Brought Culture to North America

From Indian Country Today Media Network And so we come to our second-to-last look at Cracked.com’s “6 Ridiculous Lies You Believe About the Founding of America,” specifically myth #5, “Native Culture Wasn’t Primitive.” The “myth” Cracked.com is trying to debunk … Continue reading

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Canada Is The Only UN Member To Reject Landmark Indigenous Rights Document

From the Huffington Post Posted: 10/02/2014 4:52 pm EDT Canada singled itself out as the only country to raise objections over a landmark United Nations document re-establishing the protection of the rights of indigenous people last week. It was a … Continue reading

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Oregon residents help Native icon pay her rent

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, Agnes Baker Pilgrim turned 88. Grandma Aggie, as many know her, is the oldest living descendant of the Takelma people and serves as a Native American spiritual elder and indigenous stateswoman. She has been written about … Continue reading

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Budget cuts will repeat a tragic history

The following article is from News from Indian Country, written by Mark Trahant Tribal leaders went to Capitol Hill last week to make the case to protect American Indian and Alaska Native programs from the deep federal spending cuts that … Continue reading

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