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  • tribes
  • Created for the purpose of "equipping Native Americans for Christian service," AIC educates students from about 25 tribes but welcomes students of all ethnicities. (wikipedia.org)
  • From its start, the Center has been overseen by the Native American members, from a variety of tribes, who make up its board. (wikipedia.org)
  • From November 1969 to June 1971, AIM participated in the occupation of the abandoned federal penitentiary known as Alcatraz, organized by seven Indian movements, including the Indian of All Tribes and by Richard Oakes, a Mohawk who was afterwards murdered in Santa Clara, California, on September 20, 1972. (wikipedia.org)
  • European powers and the United States and Canadian governments also enlisted Native American tribes to help them conduct warfare against each other's settlements and their Native American allies. (wikipedia.org)
  • For instance, in King William's War, Queen Anne's War, Dummer's War, King George's War, and the French and Indian War, various Native American tribes fought on each side of the wars, allying with British or French colonists according to their own self interests. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, Native American tribes in the territories of conflict differed in their alliances. (wikipedia.org)
  • The contributions of those Native American tribes who fought for the United States, such as the Oneida and Tuscarora nations of the Iroquois Confederacy in New York, who were among the founders of the nation, are often rendered invisible. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most Indian tribes, especially those allied with Tecumseh, supported the British and were ultimately defeated by General William Henry Harrison. (wikipedia.org)
  • Outside sources, such as the website "Native American Myths of Creation", and the book "The Myths and Legends of the Pima" written by William Lloyd, provides the creation myths of certain American Indian tribes in order to give insight to their beliefs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Myth 2: The website "Native American Myths of Creation" supplies the Apache tribes' myth: There was nothing- no Earth, sun, or people. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • termination
  • While government-directed Indian termination policies were enforced during the Eisenhower administration, hastily executed uranium mining contracts to permit it (even sanctioning it as "economic progress") preceded the imposition of unprecedented-scale government-sanctioned commercial uranium extraction operations from various parts of traditional Indian western North American tribal lands (not so named under the ancient land-use and resource-sharing ways of indigenous former inhabitants) and the uranium mining was permitted. (wikipedia.org)
  • Census
  • 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)
  • According to the 2010 United States Census, the Asian Indian population in the United States grew from almost 1,678,765 in 2000 (0.6% of U.S. population) to 2,843,391 in 2010 (0.9% of U.S. population), a growth rate of 69.37%, one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • natives
  • The most significant conflicts of the early colonial period occurred in New Spain, mostly in the southern part of the continent in what is now Mexico and Central America, though brief violent contact did occur sporadically between natives and Spanish expeditions in the present-day southeastern and southwestern United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bureau
  • 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)
  • continent
  • In the United States in the 19th century, conflicts were spurred by ideologies such as Manifest Destiny, which held that the United States was destined to expand across the North American continent from coast to coast. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • The autobiographical details contrast her early life on the Yankton Indian Reservation and her time as a student at White's Manual Labour Institute and Earlham College. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • citizens
  • As independent citizens and taxpayers, without good education or experience, most 'terminated' Indians were reduced within a few years to widespread illness and utter poverty, whether or not they were relocated to cities," from the reservations. (wikipedia.org)
  • American citizens continued to migrate towards the Pacific for the rest of the century, and the Indian Wars persisted. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was after the Luce-Celler Act of 1946 that a quota of 100 Indians per year could immigrate to the U.S. and become citizens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mexico
  • One of the most distinctive Paleo-Indian artifact types is the Clovis point , the first of which was discovered on a kill site near what is now Clovis, New Mexico . (britannica.com)
  • known
  • In October 1972, AIM and other Indian groups gathered members from across the US for a protest in Washington, D.C. known as the "Trail of Broken Treaties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bhicaji Balsara became the first known Indian-born person to gain naturalised U.S. citizenship. (wikipedia.org)
  • History
  • Toward a Social History of American English. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • immigration
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • culture
  • The website "Oral Tradition," explains how oral tradition is extremely important to Indian culture. (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)
  • Schools
  • Until late 2015 the college was accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools but it lost that accreditation in November. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 2012 the student population of the AIM schools had become 90% Asian American. (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.S. government operated 100 boarding schools for American Indians on and off reservations. (npr.org)
  • One expert says the schools were part of a strategy to conquer Indians. (npr.org)
  • The government took tens of thousands of Indian children far away from their reservations to schools where they were required to dress, pray, work and speak as mainstream Americans. (npr.org)
  • BEAR: The federal government began sending American Indians to boarding schools in the late 1870s, when the United States was still at war with Indians. (npr.org)
  • members
  • Some AIF members also made public anti-black and anti-Semitic comments, and other groups such as the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Silver Shirts of America used the AIF to advance their own causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • English
  • Conflict north of the modern Mexican border did not begin in earnest until the first part of the 17th century, when the English established the first permanent settlement at Jamestown. (wikipedia.org)
  • AIPE is mentioned in World Englishes as one of many factors influencing American English. (wikipedia.org)
  • students
  • In 2012 Chavis ended his ties with the charter system (although his children remained as students) and returned to his home state of North Carolina. (wikipedia.org)
  • Students who attended them were required to talk and dress as mainstream Americans. (npr.org)
  • Western
  • Because American Indian melodies were an exclusively oral enterprise, the transition from Indian to Western grand opera was, according to Warburton, "like forcing a proverbial square peg into a round hole. (wikipedia.org)
  • religion
  • It has deep roots in Indian tradition and religion. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • groups
  • In response to Oakes's murder and "to demand protection of Indians against the widespread vigilante action that had been inspired by AIM's insistence on Indian treaties," various Indian protest groups aligned to march on Washington as Richard Nixon's 1972 reelection campaign was underway. (wikipedia.org)
  • Almost none of the American Indian groups had a written language. (familysearch.org)
  • human
  • Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who also spoke eloquently on human rights issues, reached out to the Indian movement during the planning stage of his Poverty Campaign a few weeks before his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968. (wikipedia.org)
  • academic
  • While "East Indian" remains in use, the term "South Asian" is often chosen instead for academic and governmental purposes. (wikipedia.org)