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  • peoples
  • American Indian , also called Indian, Native American, indigenous American, aboriginal American, Amerindian , or Amerind , member of any of the aboriginal peoples of the Western Hemisphere . (britannica.com)
  • Manitou , among Algonquian -speaking peoples of North America , the spiritual power inherent in the world generally. (britannica.com)
  • All three facilities were designed in consultation with Native American peoples. (britannica.com)
  • The museum was designed by Blackfoot architect Douglas Cardinal in conjunction with other Native advisers and houses three permanent exhibits-seasonal festivals and cosmological perspectives, history of the American Indians, and contemporary Native peoples-as well as several temporary exhibits. (britannica.com)
  • Including biographies, autobiographies, oral histories, reference works, manuscripts, and photographs, the database presents the life stories of American Indians and Canadian First Peoples in their own words and through the words of others. (umn.edu)
  • The encounter with the aboriginal peoples in the New World was a dramatic experience for the Europeans who came for trade and settlement, and continuing interest in Indian cultures as they existed before contact with white civilization has tended to obscure the fact that the Indian groups are living, growing, and changing communities today. (adobegallery.com)
  • The most active interest in American Indian art seems to have been less in products of still-living cultures than in prehistoric arts and less in the arts of prehistoric North American peoples than in "pre-Columbian art," which is generally understood to mean the works of the so-called high civilizations-notably the Maya, Aztec, Inca, and Moche . (britannica.com)
  • FACT The various American Indian peoples resident to the territory now known as the United States are nations within even the strictest legal definition. (nzdl.org)
  • They point to a series of federal court decisions and statutes holding that, rather than comprising nations in the fullest sense of the term, American Indian peoples constitute "domestic dependent nations" over which the federal government exercises superior sovereign prerogatives as well as a "trust responsibility" involving jurisdictional and administrative control. (nzdl.org)
  • 1997
  • I was elected as a Board Director of SAIGE from 2008 - 2013 and have been the Native American Special Emphasis Program Manager (SEPM) since 1997. (saige.org)
  • Activist
  • CHARLA BEAR: The late performer and Indian activist Floyd Red Crow Westerman was haunted by his memories of boarding school. (npr.org)
  • Mr. FLOYD RED CROW WESTERMAN (Performer and Indian Activist): My first impression, I thought my mother didn't want me. (npr.org)
  • treaties
  • Treaties from about 1800 to the Civil War were not particularly unfavorable to Indians, but after the Indian Wars, the 1887 General Allotment Act dispossessed them. (films.com)
  • Each of the 371 duly ratified treaties between the federal government and an American Indian people thus represents the de facto formal recognition by the U.S. of the fully sovereign national status of that Indian people, in accordance with both the laws of the United States and the laws of nations. (nzdl.org)
  • culture
  • While anti-Asian racism was embedded in U.S. politics and culture in the early 20th century, Indians were also racialized for their anticolonialism, with U.S. officials, casting them as a "Hindu" menace, pushing for Western imperial expansion abroad. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many Indians remember those boarding schools as places where they were abused and where their culture was desecrated. (npr.org)
  • Students at federal boarding schools were forbidden to express their culture - everything from wearing long hair to speaking even a single Indian word. (npr.org)
  • She says from the start, the government's objective to erase and replace Indian culture was part of a larger strategy to conquer Indians. (npr.org)
  • The introduction discusses the origins of North American Indians with brief descriptions of traditional culture of the various geographic areas. (si.edu)
  • Peyote, a bitter-tasting cactus that grows in southern Texas and northern Mexico, has been a part of Indian culture for thousands of years. (peninsulaclarion.com)
  • He views the case as potentially harmful to American Indian culture. (peninsulaclarion.com)
  • There is today a strong desire to study the Indians, their culture, and their place in American society at some depth, as the increasing number and wide diffusion of scholarly studies clearly indicate. (adobegallery.com)
  • heritage
  • The last dozen winners of spelling's biggest prize have been Indian-Americans who share more than heritage. (newsregister.com)
  • But they are not open to children without Indian heritage. (newsregister.com)
  • And this is a desire both on the part of the Indians themselves, who want an accurate knowledge of their own heritage, and on the part of white citizens, who are coming to realize more and more the contributions made to America by the Indians. (adobegallery.com)
  • I have American Indian heritage on my father's side of the family, and likely Melungeon on my mother's side of the family. (multiracial.com)
  • Columbus College in Columbus, Georgia, as well as the Chattahoochie Indian Heritage Association, sponsor annual Yuchi homecomings near their old village sites in that area. (sciway.net)
  • 1887
  • Further, they argue, while American Indians within the United States are acknowledged to still belong to their various indigenous polities, they are also citizens of the U.S. under provision of the 1887 General Allotment Act and the 1924 Indian Citizenship Act and are thus doubly subordinate to the federal system. (nzdl.org)
  • Nevada
  • Pictured here are Mary Lou Rush , Art Instructor , Barrow Day School , Barrow Alaska , and Jim Crume , Art Instructor , Stewart Indian School , Nevada . (unm.edu)
  • people
  • In the Americas , historically, the term "Indian" has been most commonly used to refer to the indigenous people of the continents after European colonization in the 15th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, food remains at Paleo-Indian sites including Gault (Texas) and Jake Bluff (Oklahoma) indicate that these people used a wide variety of plants and animals. (britannica.com)
  • Professor TSIANINA LOMAWAIMA (American Indian Studies, University of Arizona): The intent of the school was to completely transform people, I mean, inside out - language, religion, family structure, economics, the way you make a living, the way you express emotion, everything. (npr.org)
  • The site of the ceremony, Congressional Cemetery, is the burial site for 36 tribal representatives from 12 American Indian nations who died in the region while representing their people, according to the Faith and Politics Institute, a group that helped present Wednesday's event. (ljworld.com)
  • People pay little attention to America's treatment of Indians, and treat Indians as monolithic. (films.com)
  • The Indians, by dramatic presentations of their plight, have captured the minds and stirred the consciences of the American people. (adobegallery.com)
  • But some people are more likely than others to get it, including American Indians and Alaska Natives. (kidney.org)
  • From historic times Melungeon people have claimed to be, at least in part, American Indians. (multiracial.com)
  • The Indian Health Service (IHS), the federal agency with the primary responsibility for the health care of AI/AN people, has sponsored an internationally recognized injury prevention program designed to reduce the risk of injury death by addressing community-specific risk factors. (aappublications.org)
  • Portland
  • The diorite bowl representing a crested wood duck that has been called by some "the Portland vase of America" is not an isolated instance, for there are other fine sculptures equally deserving of attention. (britannica.com)
  • India
  • This article is about Americans with ancestry from India . (wikipedia.org)
  • Just as Ganga meanders through North India, Hollick weaves between the physical and the metaphysical to explore the conundrum of duality: Is Ganga a river, a goddess, or both? (indiacurrents.com)
  • tribal
  • Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. (familysearch.org)
  • Perhaps the greatest positive force to appear in some time are the Indian tribal councils and economic development boards, many of which support the arts in their own areas, not only to augment income but also out of an awareness of the cultural value of those arts. (britannica.com)
  • origins
  • The museum had its origins in the collections of George Gustav Heye (1874-1957), who established his Museum of the American Indian , Heye Foundation, in 1916. (britannica.com)
  • Affairs
  • U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices, Bureau of Indian Affairs List of American Indian Reservations, Appendix E, Indian Reservations. (familysearch.org)
  • In that year, the Office of Indian Affairs (soon to become the Bureau of Indian Affairs) took over the responsibilities of overseeing the relationship between Alaskan natives and the federal government. (familysearch.org)
  • Several of his reports resulted in Congressional oversight hearings before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, the House Appropriations Committee, and others. (saige.org)
  • Jay earned a Master's of Jurisprudence in Indian Law from the University of Tulsa and a Master's of Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Dallas. (saige.org)
  • Epidemiology
  • The study was led by Marc A. Emerson, from the Department of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Laurel A. Habel, Ph.D., from KPNC's Division of Research. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • education
  • The emphasis on rote memorization in the Indian education system creates a level of comfort for parents who coach their kids for spelling contests, Chakravorty said. (newsregister.com)
  • He based it on an education program he had developed in an Indian prison. (npr.org)
  • contemporary
  • While there is a general understanding that the indigenous nations of North America once existed as fully self-governing entities, those concerned with the matter have proven spectacularly unable to arrive at even a common definition of what constitutes (or might constitute) contemporary Indian self-governance, whether it presently exists or, if it does not, how it might be achieved. (nzdl.org)
  • known
  • Bhicaji Balsara became the first known Indian-born person to gain naturalised U.S. citizenship. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the couple find they cannot wed because Virginia (now known by her Indian name, Ulalee), has already been promised to the village medicine man, they run away together. (si.edu)
  • last
  • Testifying on Fowler's behalf at a court hearing last month, John H. Halpern, a psychiatrist and researcher at Harvard Medical School, said he has found no evidence of a child or adult being harmed by the use of peyote in Indian religious services. (peninsulaclarion.com)