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  • 16th
  • for instance, in North America between the 16th and 19th centuries, the Northwest Coast culture area was characterized by traits such as salmon fishing, woodworking, large villages or towns, and hierarchical social organization. (britannica.com)
  • 2000
  • 1 4 ] This self-identification as American Indian was an almost 50% increase from the 2000 Census, correlating with Taíno advocacy and perhaps with the increased popularity of genetic genealogical technology used to inform, if not transform, a sense of self, history, nation and community. (councilforresponsiblegenetics.org)
  • powwow
  • Of course, Puerto Ricans on the island and throughout the diaspora had already been exploring and claiming a Taíno identity well before these genetic studies were underway - for example, through participation and exchange in the North American Indian powwow circuit from the 1960s,[ 15 ] Puerto Rico's Paseo Taíno/Travesia Taína from the 1970s,[ 16 ] and the 1990s formation and advocacy of the United Confederation of Taíno People. (councilforresponsiblegenetics.org)
  • Histories
  • APIAC provides a safe space for Asian and Pacific Islander American identifying students to discuss the political, social, and structural understandings of our common histories. (macalester.edu)
  • Studies
  • Dr Metcalfe is a Turtle Mountain Chippewa from North Dakota, and recently earned her Ph.D. in American Indian Studies (focusing on art, literature, and education) from the University of Arizona. (blogspot.com)
  • In Indian Country: Essays on Contemporary Native Culture , Gail Guthrie Valaskakis uses a cultural studies approach to offer a unique perspective on Native political struggle and cultural conflict in both Canada and the United States. (jhu.edu)
  • The MS in American Indian studies is a transdisciplinary program that provides students with an intellectual and. (asu.edu)
  • DNA studies focusing on the ancient migration of world populations support a North-East Asian origin of modern Native American populations arriving through the now-submerged land-bridge that once connected Siberia to Alaska during the last Ice Age, approximately 15,000 years ago. (bmaf.org)
  • concern
  • The aging of America is of major public concern and has far-reaching implications for the nation and for rural communities. (joe.org)
  • Those groups well beyond the white frontier in "Indian Country," however, generally lived with little concern for U.S. politics. (cowboysindians.com)
  • Nations
  • 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)
  • History
  • In these struggles over domination and resistance, over different ideologies and Indian identities, neither Natives nor other North Americans recognize the significance of being rooted together in history and culture, or how representations of "Indianness" set them in opposition to each other. (jhu.edu)
  • But by June he had engineered perhaps the greatest military campaign in American history and was one of the most famous men in the Western world. (centuriesandsleuths.com)
  • death
  • That Country left the Indians in peace, though death from contagious disease decimated the populations. (encyclopedia.com)
  • and his tragic death, which caused both North and South to grieve the loss of a remarkable American hero. (centuriesandsleuths.com)
  • After the ill-fated Battle of the Crater during the seige of Petersburg, survivors recounted how a group of mortally wounded Indian soldiers chanted a traditional death song before finally succumbing, inspiring others with their valor. (cowboysindians.com)
  • Census
  • It was officially named the North Central Region by the Census Bureau until 1984. (wikipedia.org)
  • Divisions of the Midwest by the U.S. Census Bureau into East North Central and West North Central , separated by the Mississippi River . (wikipedia.org)
  • 6 ] This erasure was exacerbated later, through the removal of indio , or "American Indian," as a census category in the late 18th century, transferring this portion of the populace into the racially ambiguous category of pardo , or "mixed. (councilforresponsiblegenetics.org)
  • Country
  • Legal and health system changes are recommended in order to combat violence in Indian country. (springer.com)
  • Chicago is the most populous city in the American Midwest and the third most populous in the entire country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, as the country headed for dissolution, Eastern Indians were left to make individual choices about whether or not to engage in the conflict. (cowboysindians.com)
  • organizations
  • The Education Elder position will concentrate on developing public school curriculum based on American Indian philosophy and coordinating presentations to schools, civic organizations and churches. (manataka.org)
  • Modern
  • Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Territory
  • Escaped slaves from plantations joined the Indians in Florida, and U.S. troops raided the Spanish territory pursuing the runaways who had settled in Seminole villages. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The Seminole did not wish to leave Florida, but under pressure to view the western lands and facing hostility from increasing numbers of settlers, they agreed to send a delegation to Indian Territory (now Oklahoma). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Other designations for the region have fallen out of use, such as the Northwest or Old Northwest (from " Northwest Territory ") and Mid-America . (wikipedia.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)
  • corn
  • American Indians domesticated a variety of plants and animals, including corn (maize), beans, squash, potatoes and other tubers, turkeys, llamas, and alpacas, as well as a variety of semidomesticated species of nut- and seed-bearing plants. (britannica.com)
  • fought
  • Andrew Jackson , then a general, fought the first Seminole war in 1818 in northern Florida, where he occupied Spanish installations, seized slaves, and killed Indians. (encyclopedia.com)
  • involvement
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory Math and Science Academy ncludes involvement with seven Bureau of Indian Education and Pueblo schools. (lanl.gov)
  • Bureau
  • They constitute more than 90 percent of illiterate Indians, and according to India's National Crime Records Bureau, every day three Dalits are raped, two are murdered, and two have their houses burnt down. (thecatholicthing.org)
  • often
  • The perceived authority of genetic science that these tests carry are often sought in the hope of revealing or confirming who or from where one "really" is - that is, ideally, Taíno, from Borik é n (the Indigenous name of Puerto Rico). (councilforresponsiblegenetics.org)
  • issues
  • I work on issues related to university entrance programs, Indian Residential Schools, the military and music. (blogspot.com)
  • region
  • Sunday: We didn't go in but we strolled past it, the Hispanic Society of America , in the Harlem region of Uptown Manhattan. (typepad.com)
  • The East North Central Division includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin, all of which are also part of the Great Lakes region . (wikipedia.org)
  • Society
  • Insight into Chinese efforts and the possible applicability of that response to Extension programming is shared through observations from the Seminar in Aging conducted by the American Society on Aging in Beijing in May 2007. (joe.org)
  • For many American Indians, the impending conflict created no less of a crisis than it did for the dominant society. (cowboysindians.com)
  • political
  • Indians living on the edge of incorporated states were better able to retain tribal autonomy, yet they were still strongly influenced by national and state political discourse. (cowboysindians.com)