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NPR: Forced walk leaves lasting impacts on Navajo Nation
NPR: Forced walk leaves lasting impacts on Navajo Nation (January 27, 2014)

NPR reports on the Long Walk, a forced march of Navajo and Apache people, and its legacy on the Navajo Nation.


Column: How the Cherokee Nation was removed from homeland
Column: How the Cherokee Nation was removed from homeland (July 23, 2012)

"This week I finished reading “Toward the Setting Sun: John Ross, The Cherokees, and the Trail of Tears.” Told through the personal journey of their leader for four decades, the...


Thomas Jefferson was called a son of 'half-breed Indian squaw'
Thomas Jefferson was called a son of 'half-breed Indian squaw' (July 23, 2012)

Thomas Jefferson, who was the first president to argue for the removal of Indian nations, was the target of race-related rumors during the 1800 election, The New York Times reports....


Review: Some missteps in energetic 'Andrew Jackson' musical
Review: Some missteps in energetic 'Andrew Jackson' musical (July 18, 2012)

"American history textbooks simply do not do our seventh president justice. Sure, in old paintings, he’s got the thick, wavy hair thing going on, and the craggy features do set...


Editorial: Ponca people return home for the Dancers of the Plains
Editorial: Ponca people return home for the Dancers of the Plains (June 18, 2012)

"In the four years of its existence, the Dancers of the Plains Cultural Exhibition has welcomed home four Indian tribes native to Nebraska: Pawnee, Arikara, Otoe-Missouria and Ponca. It is...


Ponca Chief Standing Bear descendants hail book on court case
Ponca Chief Standing Bear descendants hail book on court case (June 14, 2012)

Two descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear praised a book that details their ancestor's historic court case. In 1878, Standing Bear and other members of the Ponca Tribe were...


Muscogee Nation men retracing Trail of Tears journey by bicycle
Muscogee Nation men retracing Trail of Tears journey by bicycle (June 1, 2012)

Two members of the Muscogee Nation are retracing the route their ancestors were forced to make during the removal period. John Beaver is biking 1,080 miles from Georgia, part of...


Robert Warrior: A memorial day for Indian Removal Act of 1830
Robert Warrior: A memorial day for Indian Removal Act of 1830 (May 29, 2012)

"Memorial Day in the Osage is a big deal, and deservedly so. Along with remembering the many Osages who have sacrificed their lives in military service to the United States...


Cherokee Nation hosts 4th annual Remember the Removal Ride
Cherokee Nation hosts 4th annual Remember the Removal Ride (May 29, 2012)

The Cherokee Nation is hosting a send-off ceremony this Friday for the fourth annual Remember the Removal Ride. Eleven young tribal members were selected for the 900-plus mile journey. They...


Column: Jeopardy misses the full story behind Osceola's battle
Column: Jeopardy misses the full story behind Osceola's battle (May 29, 2012)

"A recent edition of the TV quiz Jeopardy offered the question of who an Indian named Osceola might have been. One contestant suggested "Creek" and two declared "Seminole." Those two...


Column: Land run in 1889 opened tribal territory to settlers
Column: Land run in 1889 opened tribal territory to settlers (April 23, 2012)

"A gunshot at high noon on APRIL 22, 1889, began the famous Oklahoma Land Rush. Within 9 hours some two million acres became the private property of settlers who staked...


City to welcome Chickasaw Nation for 175th birthday party
City to welcome Chickasaw Nation for 175th birthday party (June 15, 2011)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma will be the guest of honor as the city of Hernando, Mississippi, celebrates its 175th birthday. Hernando was founded just as the tribe was forced...


Sayisi Dene  First Nation seeks apology for 1956 forced relocation
Sayisi Dene First Nation seeks apology for 1956 forced relocation (March 11, 2011)

The Sayisi Dene First Nation is asking the Canadian government to apologize for being forced to leave its homeland in northern Manitoba. The First Nation was forced to move in...