The Chattahoochee River is where at least 32 ethnic groups came to live in the 1700s. They assimilated to become the Creek Indians by the end of that century.
Origin of the Midewiwin
Commonly among the Anishinaabeg, Midewiwin is ascribed to Nanabozho as its founder. However, among the Abenakis, Midewiwin is ascribed to Mateguas, who upon his death and needing to comfort his brother who is still alive, bestowed the Midewiwin to his grieving brother Gluskab. Here is the creation story.
Native hatcheries play a critical role in salmon recovery
Over the past few years, the Columbia River has been blessed with record returns of fall chinook, coho and sockeye — returns the region hasn't seen since Bonneville Dam was completed in 1938. This progress was neither easy nor haphazard. Over the last 40 years, a coalition of tribal, federal and state agencies worked together to reverse salmon declines.
15 Indian Tribes With Highest Unemployment Rates
Since a large amount of Alaskan tribes have smaller populations and percentages can change at a lower ratio, we focused on American Indian tribes in the lower 48 states that list their tribal enrollments above 1,000 and have at least 500 unemployed.
Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, Yankton Sioux Writer and Political Activist
Zitkala-Ša, ("Red Bird") 1876–1938 - Also known by the missionary-given name Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, was a Yankton Dakota Sioux writer, editor, musician, teacher and political activist.
Native American Lesson Plan - Fact or Fiction?
Age Range: Grade 9 through grade 12 (High School)
Overview and Purpose: The American Indians are often portrayed as wearing animal skin capes and headdresses at the first Thanksgiving feast. Is this accurate? In this lesson, students will research those early American Indians and separate fact from fiction.
Objective: The student will be able to correct ten common myths about the early American Indians.
Sherman Alexie, native american author
Sherman Alexie confessed that his writing career very nearly never happened. For Alexie, a Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian who grew up destitute, literary dreams were more than beyond reach—it never occurred to him that a reservation Indian could speak out and be heard. A chance encounter with a poem by Adrian C. Louis gave Alexie the life-altering license to sit down, put pen to paper, and write out all he knew.