• American Indian/Alaska Native is defined by the Office of Management and Budget as "a person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment. (cdc.gov)
  • The Western Hemisphere typically comprises three regions: Northern America (present-day United States and Canada), Middle America (present-day Mexico and Central America), and South America. (britannica.com)
  • During and after the initial Spanish conquest of Mesoamerica and South America, somewhere around eight million indigenous peoples died due to both disease and deliberate extermination. (rationalwiki.org)
  • These variances are due to the many different teachings among Tribes of North America. (cdc.gov)
  • Because American Indian tribes are sovereign nations and have unique cultural practices and because data from national surveys may be limited or underestimated due to small sample sizes, CDC's Office on Smoking and Health developed the American Indian Adult Tobacco Survey to assist tribes in collecting tribal- and village-specific commercial tobacco use and secondhand exposure data. (cdc.gov)
  • Provincial or territorial Indian pages will be compiled and will provide information about the tribes that have resided within the province or territory, but have not been prepared yet. (familysearch.org)
  • The state Indian pages provide information about the tribes that have resided within the state, the Indian reservations, Bureau of Indian Affairs agencies, Indian schools, health facilities, and other facts about the Indian groups associated with the state. (familysearch.org)
  • An alphabetical a list of Indian Tribes of the United States is available. (familysearch.org)
  • Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #145 [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/alaska-indian-tribes.htm Available online]. (familysearch.org)
  • Learn about the Indians of Alaska, information on the Tribes and bands the live in the state, list of agencies, and links to records. (familysearch.org)
  • [1] and from Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America [2] . (familysearch.org)
  • From 1715-1716, the Cheraw joined several other Native American tribes to fight against colonists and traders in the Yemassee War. (sciway.net)
  • Leitch, Barbara A Concise Dictionary of Indian Tribes of North America . (sciway.net)
  • Colonists condemned the deceits and excesses of the Indian traders, but as long as colonial officials sanctioned the use of alcohol to soften up the tribes for land purchases, the criticisms were hypocritical. (jhu.edu)
  • With the leaders of five tribes in attendance, Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas read a congressional resolution Wednesday apologizing for "ill-conceived policies" and acts of violence against American Indians by the U.S. government. (ljworld.com)
  • In the text, the resolution "acknowledges years of official depredations, ill-conceived policies and the breaking of covenants" by the U.S. government toward tribes and "apologizes on behalf of the people of the United States to all Native Peoples for many instances of violence, maltreatment and neglect inflicted on" American Indians by U.S. citizens. (ljworld.com)
  • According to The New York Times , the people who helped take Chau to North Sentinel "have been arrested and charged with culpable homicide not amounting to murder and with violating rules protecting aboriginal tribes. (matadornetwork.com)
  • AIM is strongest among the Lakota , Ojibwa , Navajo , and other tribes of the Plains, North Woods, and Pacific Northwest that have assimilated badly if at all and retained many aspects of traditional culture. (conservapedia.com)
  • Wintun Indians, pronounced wihn TOON, also spelled Wintuan, are a group of three tribes from the Sacramento Valley of north-central California. (library.by)
  • They took part in a religious revival called the Ghost Dance that began among the Paiute Indians in 1870 and quickly spread to other tribes. (library.by)
  • LAS VEGAS (AP) - Leaders who run casinos for Indian tribes told regulators and companies on Tuesday that they won't support new laws involving online gambling unless it's clear how tribes nationwide will be affected. (ktar.com)
  • The tribes and others, including casino companies, equipment manufacturers and state lotteries, don't want to be hurt or left out if Americans eventually are able to wager on poker or other games at home on computers or on mobile devices. (ktar.com)
  • Sheila Morago, executive director of the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association, said tribes are still weary from the hit they took during the recession and don't want to further threaten the businesses they've worked to build. (ktar.com)
  • More than 1 in 5 (20.9% ) American Indian/Alaska Native adults smokes cigarettes. (cdc.gov)
  • If you are an American Indian or Alaska Native, you likely know someone with health problems from cigarette smoking-possibly a member of your family with a smoker's cough who is struggling to breathe or a friend with lung cancer. (cdc.gov)
  • More American Indian/Alaska Native women smoke during their last 3 months of pregnancy-26.0% compared to 14.3% of whites, 8.9% of African Americans, 3.4% of Hispanics, and 2.1% of Asians/Pacific Islanders. (cdc.gov)
  • Tobacco companies target American Indian/Alaska Native communities through extensive promotions, sponsorships, and advertising campaigns. (cdc.gov)
  • Culturally appropriate anti-smoking health marketing strategies and mass media campaigns like CDC's Tips From Former Smokers national tobacco education campaign , as well as CDC-recommended tobacco prevention and control programs and policies , can help reduce the burden of disease among the American Indian/Alaska Native population. (cdc.gov)
  • American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) adults are 1.6 times more likely to be obese than Caucasians, according to the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Minority Health . (foodsafetynews.com)
  • The American Indian Education Program is designed to address the unique education and culturally related academic needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students, including preschool children, so that these students can achieve to the same challenging state performance standards expected of all students. (dallasisd.org)
  • Our American Indian and Alaska Native veterans are the warriors and protectors of our Tribal communities. (ihs.gov)
  • Both agencies also signed a reimbursement agreement allowing VA to financially compensate IHS for direct health care provided to American Indian and Alaska Native veterans that are part of the VA's system. (ihs.gov)
  • It has been estimated that there were about 310,000 Indians living in California at the time. (nps.gov)
  • Spain's Indian policy at the time of the invasion of California was a mixture of economic, military, political, and religious motives. (nps.gov)
  • Heizer, 1978:100) "It was essential under 'missionization' that California Indians be 'reduced' into settled and stable communities where they would become good subjects of the King and children of God. (nps.gov)
  • From 1769 to 1800, the California coast was under Spanish control from as far north as San Francisco to San Diego in the south. (nps.gov)
  • Perhaps the most spectacular Indian rebellion in California during this era was the 1824 revolt at Missions La Purisima and Santa Barbara. (nps.gov)
  • Bill Wright, a Butwin Indian, left his reservation in California for the Stewart Indian School in Nevada when he was six. (npr.org)
  • It would be worth noting that the activities of AIM in the southern California area are viewed with much suspicion by the active members of the Native Americans in the community and that AIM has been either thrown out of or outright banned from attending many powwows for disruptive and disrespectful behavior. (everything2.com)
  • Also, I find it interesting that while the organization is the American Indian Movement, the southern California membership shuns the word Indian and instead uses Native American in all of their dealings. (everything2.com)
  • The unnamed Indian-American student in California complained that the two universities discriminate against Asian-Americans in undergraduate admissions, according to a media Bloomberg report. (thaindian.com)
  • The idea for American Indian Heritage Day was started by former California Congressman Joe Baca through the introduction of the Native American Heritage Day Bill in 2007. (holidays.net)
  • The book California Dreams - India Shining in the Land of Hollywood says that today there are more than 2.5 million Indians living and working in America - 2,00,000 in Southern California alone - the most creative and wealthiest minority in the United States. (rediff.com)
  • It is in the land of Hollywood - Southern California that an Indian Dalip Singh Saund began the struggle for equal rights to Asians. (rediff.com)
  • Robert G. McSwain, a member of the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California, is the Principal Deputy Director for the Indian Health Service (IHS). (ihs.gov)
  • Chairwoman Leslie Lohse of the California Tribal Business Alliance said at the iGaming North America conference that online gambling has cultural and economic implications that shouldn't be brushed off because others are in a hurry to start taking bets. (ktar.com)
  • California accounted for $6.8 billion in gambling revenue, more than one quarter of revenues from American Indian casinos in 2010. (ktar.com)
  • For the indigenous peoples also known as North American Indians, see Native Americans in the United States . (wikipedia.org)
  • [6] [7] The U.S. Census Bureau uses the term Asian Indian to avoid confusion with the indigenous peoples of the Americas commonly referred to as American Indians (or Native Americans, or Amerindians). (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.S. government has since coined the term "Native American" to refer to the indigenous peoples of the United States, but terms such as "American Indian" remain popular among both indigenous and non-indigenous populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Yankeevet, the indigenous peoples are Americans, indeed, and are afforded the rights (and responsibilities) of American citizens. (ljworld.com)
  • The whole thing about American indigenous peoples and their legal standing is a whole lot trickier than you think and I'm not an American Indian so what I know of it is sketchy at best. (ljworld.com)
  • But what of the indigenous peoples of America? (cowboysindians.com)
  • Learn the real stories of American Indians / Alaskan Natives who are suffering from illness or health conditions as a result of cigarette smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke. (cdc.gov)
  • 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)
  • Almost 33 percent of all American Indians and Alaskan Natives, including both children and adults, are obese, and over half of AI/AN women are overweight. (foodsafetynews.com)
  • Indeed, 16.1 percent of Native Americans and Alaskan Natives suffer from Type II diabetes, which has been closely linked to obesity. (foodsafetynews.com)
  • Urban American Indians and Alaskan Natives (AIAN) appear to have lower survival rates following invasive prostate and breast cancer as compared to urban non-Hispanic whites (NHW), according to a recent study published in Cancer Research , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). (aacr.org)
  • In the 1730s, some Cheraw joined the Catawba , others move into Robeson County, North Carolina and eventually formed the Lumbee tribe. (sciway.net)
  • It's been reported that the AIAN community has a higher cancer burden than other racial/ethnic groups," said lead author Marc A. Emerson, MPH, PhD candidate, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (aacr.org)
  • An estimated 55.6% of American Indians/Alaska Natives report that they want to quit compared to 72.8% of African Americans, 67.5% of Whites, 69.6% of Asians, and 67.4% of Hispanics. (cdc.gov)
  • There is a "dearth of African-Americans in technical fields. (businessinsider.com)
  • To test the hypothesis that mortality of African Americans is responsive to political cultures of particular states in which they reside whereas mortality of American Indians is unrelated to the political culture of the state but associated instead with cultural differences and with differences in the history of contact with Europeans. (nih.gov)
  • Williams, who is of Lumbee Indian heritage, says, "very much like African-Americans, the history of America is taking away resources, whether labor or land, from one racial group to give them to the dominate racial group. (films.com)
  • Cigarette smoking is more common among American Indians/Alaska Natives than almost any other racial/ethnic group in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • 1 There are approximately 2.6 million American Indians/Alaska Natives in the United States-about 1% of the total population. (cdc.gov)
  • American Indians/Alaska Natives have the highest prevalence of cigarette smoking compared to all other racial/ethnic groups in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • Traditional tobacco is tobacco and/or other plant mixtures grown or harvested and used by American Indians and Alaska Natives for ceremonial or medicinal purposes. (cdc.gov)
  • Data taken from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2016, and refer to American Indians/Alaska Natives aged 18 years and older. (cdc.gov)
  • American Indians/Alaska Natives have a higher risk of experiencing tobacco-related disease and death due to high prevalence of cigarette smoking and other commercial tobacco use. (cdc.gov)
  • Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among American Indians/Alaska Natives. (cdc.gov)
  • Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among American Indians/Alaska Natives. (cdc.gov)
  • Regional variations in cigarette smoking exist among American Indians/Alaska Natives, with lower prevalence in the Southwest and higher prevalence in the Northern Plains and Alaska. (cdc.gov)
  • Quitting rates are relatively low among American Indians/Alaska Natives compared to other racial/ethnic groups. (cdc.gov)
  • Historically, tobacco industry product promotions to American Indians/Alaska Natives featured symbols and names with special meanings to this group. (cdc.gov)
  • These natives have been known as Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, the native races of North America, and other similar terms. (familysearch.org)
  • On this page, you'll find links to health issues that affect American Indians and Alaska Natives. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The American Indians was the indigenous inhabitants of Americas and a sum name of all natives in South and North America before European colonists intruded into Americas in the end of the fifteen-century. (scirp.org)
  • It may calm the Indians to see a white child taken as well as so many natives, for otherwise we may all be compelled to leave within two weeks. (executedtoday.com)
  • Includes American Indians and Alaska Natives alone and in combination with another race and those of Hispanic origin. (kff.org)
  • Chief Justice Marshall denoted natives as savages and denied Indian sovereignty. (films.com)
  • He even went so far as to participate with the American Indian Movement (AIM) in the 1972 militant takeover and forced occupation of the offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, in Washington D.C. Today, however, Richard Twiss is a different person. (angelfire.com)
  • Missionization required a brutal lifestyle akin in several respects to the forced movement of black people from Africa to the American South. (nps.gov)
  • AIM, the American Indian Movement , is an organization started in the late 60s by urban Indians in Minneapolis . (everything2.com)
  • Reuters) - Civil rights activist Dennis Banks, who co-founded the American Indian Movement that pushed for indigenous rights during the 1960s and '70s, died in his native Minnesota, his family said on Monday. (reuters.com)
  • While in prison, Banks founded the American Indian Movement, or AIM, with other imprisoned Native Americans. (reuters.com)
  • Abby Simons of the Strib says: "A letter co-written by representatives of the Minneapolis-based American Indian Movement asks the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority … to refrain from printing or broadcasting the Redskins' name or logo within the Metrodome during the team's Nov. 7 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. (minnpost.com)
  • Coinciding with the Wounded Knee occupation was a state of civil war on Pine Ridge Lakota Reservation that pitted the government of Tribal Chairman Dick Wilson and his Guardians of the Oglala Naion (GOONs) paramilitary force against a coalition of American Indian Movement members and traditional Lakotas. (conservapedia.com)
  • The earliest ancestors of Native Americans are known as Paleo-Indians . (britannica.com)
  • Whites for centuries have described and deplored the effects of drinking among Indians, without doing their part to change the situation. (jhu.edu)
  • But Bloomberg said there's plenty of research to suggest that Asian-American applicants must bring higher test scores and GPAs than whites, Hispanics or Blacks to gain entry. (thaindian.com)
  • The report cites a 2011 study of admissions at Duke: Asian-American enrolees scored 1457 on the reading and math sections of the SAT, compared to 1416 for whites, 1347 for Hispanics and 1275 for Blacks. (thaindian.com)
  • Fighting between Wintun and whites led to the Indians' being forced onto reservations by the United States government. (library.by)
  • Washington D.C.:Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907. (familysearch.org)
  • U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices, Bureau of Indian Affairs List of American Indian Reservations, Appendix E, Indian Reservations. (familysearch.org)
  • 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)
  • Indian American Vijay K Taneja, popular in the community for his mega Bollywood shows in the US, has pleaded guilty to a massive $33 million mortgage fraud, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has said. (hindustantimes.com)
  • The 72-day siege, a protest against tribal officials accused of corruption and the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, left two occupiers dead, a federal marshal paralyzed and numerous others injured. (reuters.com)
  • In this report, we analyze how participation in the 1st and 2nd years of the E-Rate program varied with the fraction of students who were American Indians and with whether the school was run by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). (urban.org)
  • In this report, we analyze how participation in the E-Rate program by public schools varies with the fraction of students who are American Indians, particularly for schools run by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). (urban.org)
  • Since the 1980s, Indian Americans have been categorized as "Asian Indian" (within the broader subgroup of Asian American ) by the United States Census Bureau . (wikipedia.org)
  • The conflict lasted from 1972 to 1976 and eventually drew in Wilson's allies in the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the FBI under both the COINTELPRO and Operation Garden Plot programs. (conservapedia.com)
  • Accounting For Native American Deaths, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, Report of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Minneapolis Division, May 2000. (conservapedia.com)
  • Indian Americans comprising 3,456,447 alone and 4,121,994 including mixed race Indian Americans [6] [7] are the country's third-largest Asian group alone or in combination with other races after Chinese Americans and Filipino Americans , according to 2016 American Community Survey data. (wikipedia.org)
  • You don't need to be desi to absolutely fall in love with the delicious food at America's 25 best Indian restaurants. (thedailymeal.com)
  • An Indian-origin surgeon writer Atul Gawande has won a "no strings attached" $500,000 "genius" award from America's prestigious John D & Catherine T MacArthur Foundation. (medindia.net)
  • Siddiqui, currently, is vice president, science and regulatory affairs at the Washington DC-based CropLife America, where he is responsible for regulatory and international trade issues related to crop protection chemicals and previously also served as CropLife America's vice president for agricultural biotechnology and trade. (rediff.com)
  • People pay little attention to America's treatment of Indians, and treat Indians as monolithic. (films.com)
  • The National Museum of the American Indian is the first national museum dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans. (ustream.tv)
  • The Indians used oral history methods to preserve their history and culture. (familysearch.org)
  • The National Archives of the United States in Washington D.C., its several regional archives, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, the Oklahoma Historical Society in Oklahoma City, the Public Archives of Canada in Ottawa are but a few of the archives or libraries with very substantial holdings of American Indian records. (familysearch.org)
  • Indian addiction to the white man's alcohol has been a feature of Native American history since early contact times. (jhu.edu)
  • He accepts the course of this history as inevitable, though he presents with great poignancy the cry of many contemporaries, both colonial and Indian, that it was not. (jhu.edu)
  • Cultural dances and songs may be presented, as well as reenactments of significant events in Native American history. (holidays.net)
  • The history of the U.S. (toward American Indians) is not a bright record. (ljworld.com)
  • These protests generally had one of two goals: to enforce treaty rights, or to raise awareness of an Indian presence or contribution to history. (conservapedia.com)
  • Not a useful source for information on the continuing influence of oral history and traditional literature on the lives of contemporary Indian people. (si.edu)
  • Explore the history behind the use of American Indian imagery in sports. (neh.gov)
  • Publication info: New York[American Museum of Natural History]1960. (biodiversitylibrary.org)
  • Publication info: New York,American Museum of Natural History,1949. (biodiversitylibrary.org)
  • Publication info: Garden City, N.Y.,Published for the American Museum of Natural History [by] Natural History Press,1964. (biodiversitylibrary.org)
  • American Indian Genocide (Amerindian genocides) or American Indian Holocaust are terms used by specialists in American Indian history, as well as American Indian activists, [3] to bring attention to what they contend is the deliberate mass destruction of American Indian populations following the European arrival in the Americas through war , massacre, forced assimilation, and violations of treaties. (rationalwiki.org)
  • In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill speaks with Robert A. Williams Jr., a professor specializing in American Indian law, about American Indian's tragic history of dispossession. (films.com)
  • The relatively new volume 13, The Plains, of the Handbook of North American Indians published by the Smithsonian Institution in 2001 brings students and scholars apparently up-to-date on the ethnological research of the area. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Traditional tobacco has been used by American Indian nations for centuries as a medicine with cultural and spiritual importance. (cdc.gov)
  • A View of the Character, Manners, and Customs of the North-Americans: Comprehending an Accountof the Northern Indians, of the Inhabitants of Oonalashka and Nootka Sound, of the Five Indian Nations of Canada, of the Inhabitants of the United States, &c. (upenn.edu)
  • 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)
  • The American Political Action Conference, the American University Collegiate Model United Nations Conference needs a logo. (freelancer.com)
  • Most Indian nations on the periphery of the organized states sought to avoid involvement in national issues that did not seem to affect their lives. (cowboysindians.com)
  • Banks gained national recognition during the 1973 armed standoff between Native American activists and federal authorities at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. (reuters.com)
  • On the basis of locus distribution of American ancient human's remnants, the writer pointed out that American ancient humans might be first originated at Yukon Territory of Canada within the Western Rift Valley of North America (the Basin & Range Province), and then migrated south ward (Yukon Territory → Mojave Desert → Mexico → Peru → Chile). (scirp.org)
  • Chronicling milestones in the relationship between Indians and the media, some of the chapters employ a historical perspective, and other focus on contemporary practices and new technologies. (worldcat.org)
  • 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)
  • and independently proposed a new hypothesis that American Indians might be originated from the Western Rift Valley of North America. (scirp.org)
  • At 16, Jha, of Indian origin, is the first American athlete born in the 2000s to qualify for an Olympics, and his hope -- for now at least -- is that his play will increase the recognition of a sport that to many Americans is best known as a decent diversion on a rainy day at summer camp. (deccanherald.com)
  • The complaint alleges "discrimination against Asian-Americans on the basis of race/national origin with respect to the university's admissions process. (thaindian.com)
  • Other people of Indian origin to win the award include musician Ali Akbar Khan and poet and professor A K Ramanujan who died over a decade ago. (medindia.net)
  • In 1956, the first person of Indian origin, Judge Dalip Singh Saund, was elected to US Congress and in 2004 the second Indian American, Bobby Jindal won his congressional election. (rediff.com)
  • Sandip Roy is an editor with New America Media and hosts its radio show, New America Now, in San Francisco. (npr.org)
  • Since 1993, Melissa K. Nelson has served as executive director of The Cultural Conservancy, an indigenous rights organization, and currently teaches at San Francisco State University as an associate professor of American Indian Studies. (redorbit.com)
  • Congress uses the "Doctrine of Discovery" to do as it likes with Indian land. (films.com)
  • Indians were regarded by the Spanish government as subjects of the Crown and human beings capable of receiving the sacraments of Christianity. (nps.gov)
  • [12] [12] Prior to 1965, Indian immigration to the U.S. was small and isolated, with fewer than fifty thousand Indian immigrants in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Within a month after establishment of the San Diego mission in 1769, the Indians "attacked the Spanish camp, attempting to drive the invaders from their territory. (nps.gov)
  • Till I came here, I had no idea of the fixed determination which there is in the heart of every American to extirpate the Indians and appropriate their territory. (rationalwiki.org)
  • Indian Territory (now Oklahoma ) lay directly between Confederate and Union territory. (cowboysindians.com)
  • But before the national governments organized diplomatic missions, citizens in states adjoining Indian Territory clamored for Indian involvement. (cowboysindians.com)
  • When CDC references tobacco on this website, we are referring to commercial tobacco and not the sacred and traditional use of tobacco by some American Indian communities. (cdc.gov)
  • BLY, Ore. (AP) - Fierce wildfires in the northwest are threatening American Indian tribal lands that already are struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional hunting grounds in the face of a Western drought. (pbs.org)
  • Indians believe they should have these lands and appeal to international human rights laws. (films.com)
  • East of the Mississippi, tribal lands had been so diminished that most of the 30,000 Indians in the Union did not live in powerful tribal units. (cowboysindians.com)
  • [3] Many acts which American Indian activists view as genocide are sometimes brushed aside as wartime deaths by non-Indians. (rationalwiki.org)
  • The ancestors of contemporary American Indians were members of nomadic hunting and gathering cultures . (britannica.com)
  • It's important to Americans to recognize that the contributions and heritage of indigenous cultures are not forgotten, and to carry out the traditions in the future. (holidays.net)
  • Dr. Volkow discusses NIDA's efforts to develop effective antismoking treatments for populations with persistently high rates of smoking, such as people with psychiatric disorders, high school dropouts, and Native Americans. (drugabuse.gov)
  • 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)
  • Indian immigration began in the mid-19th century, with more than two thousand Indian Sikhs living in the United States, primarily on the West Coast, by the end of the century. (wikipedia.org)
  • American Indian Heritage Day is primarily celebrated through ceremonies and festivals that recreate the customs of Native Americans. (holidays.net)
  • Here was an opportunity for the English to be true neighbors to Indians, but they passed by on the other side. (jhu.edu)
  • The labor intensive tradition has been a curiosity to her neighbors in St. Paul, so this book, writes Hunter, "will solve the mystery of what those Indian neighbors have been doing in the yard all these years. (colorincolorado.org)
  • Europeans did not think the Indians could claim land, as they did not have private property. (films.com)
  • One major Indian company, Infosys, has facilities to train 30,000 people at a time at its Mysore campus. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • Earlier this month, Americans woke up to the bad news that their education system was just 'average' in the developed world. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • Raju was honoured for his commitment to revive Philadelphia through the Germination Project,' said Asif Ismail, publisher of The American Bazaar, an online ethnic news publication about Indian-Americans. (business-standard.com)
  • As the contributions on new media point out, American Indians with access to a computer can tell their own stories, instantly to millions of people, making social networking and other Internet tools effective means for combating stereotypes. (worldcat.org)
  • Rehnquist's Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe opinion expressed stereotypes. (films.com)
  • Williams says stereotypes about American Indians have been codified into laws and government policies, with devastating consequences. (films.com)
  • Research shows that American Indians are more likely to use commercial tobacco and have more difficulty quitting than those in other racial and ethnic groups. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Indian Americans or Indo-Americans are Americans whose ancestry belongs to any of the many ethnic groups of the Republic of India . (wikipedia.org)
  • I've been to camps that has focus on reaching out to the Native American people with Morris Community Church , which I've been able to pull up some of the following resources down below. (angelfire.com)
  • Groups of native people lived on the North American continent long before they were discovered by European explorers. (familysearch.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)
  • Americans have a self-image of good guys, we are generous, and, most importantly, we expect other people to appreciate just what fine folks we are. (fas.org)
  • 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)
  • In north-central Washington, hundreds of people in the town of Nespelem on the Colville Indian Agency were ordered to leave because of "imminent and life-threatening" danger as the largest of five wildfires caused by dozens of Monday night lightning strikes tore through grass, sagebrush and timber. (pbs.org)
  • For example, 50 percent of people in the Pima Indian tribe of Arizona are diabetic. (foodsafetynews.com)
  • The Sentinelese tribe is extremely isolated from human contact and the Indian Navy enforces a buffer zone to keep people away, but Chau was determined to visit them and convert them to Christianity, The New York Times reports. (matadornetwork.com)
  • But the fishermen who took Chau to North Sentinel explained to the police that they had later seen his body being dragged on the beach by the Sentinelese people. (matadornetwork.com)
  • It has also reached out and created ties to indigenous people of Latin America . (conservapedia.com)
  • Certainly many writers and Indian people are against its use. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • But if, in the interest of scoring political points, Republicans in the Senate refuse to exercise that responsibility, I must act in the interest of the American people and exercise my authority to fill these positions on an interim basis. (rediff.com)
  • As the tide of non-Indian settlement swept from East to West, indigenous people became minorities within settled regions. (cowboysindians.com)
  • WASHINGTON: Two researchers at Indiana University, including an Indian-American, are leading the way towards developing a new potential non-insulin drug for diabetes and obesity, which needs to be taken only once a week. (siliconindia.com)
  • Heizer, 1978:103) The Indians who led the rebellion were punished. (nps.gov)
  • North American Indian childhood cirrhosis has been found only in children of Ojibway-Cree descent in the Abitibi region of northwestern Quebec, Canada. (medlineplus.gov)
  • There are 14.7 million Americans of Asian descent only, plus 2.6 million who are multiracial including Asian, according to the 2010 US census. (thaindian.com)
  • 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)
  • Wilma shared about the need of more respect for Native American Indian women and her experience working for the rights for her Cherokee "family" and Native American Indian family overall through the values of the collectivist culture. (angelfire.com)
  • Robert Marley (Cherokee), former public school coach, and April Scott, Director of the Mid-America All-Indian Center in Wichita, will join the speaker for a question and answer session. (neh.gov)
  • Hear insights from those familiar with the National Congress of American Indians. (neh.gov)
  • I've talk to some Native American Indian Christians, which they share the importance of not condemning ancient cultural customs (eg. (angelfire.com)
  • Before the Indian mango detente, all you could get in the U.S. were undocumented mangoes smuggled in through customs by fanatics like my friend Nawaaz. (npr.org)
  • Public schools celebrate this holiday through special educational seminars that showcase the significance of Native American customs. (holidays.net)
  • AIM responded, and the result was a much publicized 71 day occupation of Wounded Knee , the site of an earlier massacre of Indians by government soldiers . (everything2.com)