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#NAFOA40th in Illustrations by Matt Orley
Our “5 Things” Newsletter gives you the info you need to start your week well!
Regan Loggans, also known as Regan de Loggans
The leader of New York City’s most prominent and vocal Indigenous group is changing their story after being asked about their tribal affiliation claims.
Cynthia Chavez Lamar
When Cynthia Chavez Lamar took the helm of the National Museum of the American Indian, she became the first Native woman to serve as a Smithsonian museum director.
Cynthia Chavez Lamar
A Native woman is making history as the new leader of the National Museum of the American Indian.
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The scourge of slavery was an unfortunate reality for Indigenous peoples in the history of North America.
2021 Native Cinema Showcase
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month by watching Indigenous cinema from around the world.
Native New York
For far too long, Native history has been presented from a European perspective.
The Other Slavery: Histories of Indian Bondage from New Spain to the Southwestern United States
The scourge of slavery was an unfortunate reality for Indigenous people in the history of North America.
Red Road to DC
After 20,000 miles and 115 stops across the country, a group of Native carvers and elders have finally arrived in the nation’s capital, bringing much-needed attention to sacred sites and tribal rights.
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Two artists who admit they aren’t enrolled in any tribal nation have still managed to find their way into museums and educational institutions.
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The National Native American Hall of Fame is getting ready to honor a new slate of luminaries in Native business, arts, education and other fields.
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The National Museum of the American Indian is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, focusing specifically on Native women.
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Five years since the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline became a worldwide movement, and four years after tribes and their allies took to the streets of D.C. in protest, Lakota youth returned to the nation’s capital.
national native american veterans memorial
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian announced that six new members are joining its Board of Trustees in 2021.
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A self-described right-wing Native Republican boasted of taking part in the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol.
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The Trail of Tears, the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma, was one of the most inhumane policies in American history – but it wasn’t an isolated incident.
national native american veterans memorial
We all know that Native Americans have served in the U.S. military at the highest rate per capita for any ethnicity.
national museum of the american indian
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian has received a $5.67 million gift from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.
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Despite a federal law ordering their repatriation, thousands of Native ancestors and artifacts remains still languish in boxes and basements across the country.
National Native American Veterans Memorial
Since the Revolutionary War, Native Americans have served our country in higher numbers than any other racial or ethnic minority in the United States.
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The National Museum of the American Indian will open the new National Native American Veterans Memorial on November 11, 2020.