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  • Tecumseh
  • Living in societies organized in a variety of ways (the terms tribe or nation are not always accurate), American Indians usually made decisions about war and peace at the local level, though they sometimes fought as part of complex formal alliances such as the Iroquois Confederation, or in temporary confederacies inspired by charismatic leaders such as Tecumseh. (crystalinks.com)
  • HRSA
  • In addition, HRSA promotes and supports the expanded use of telehealth to connect underserved people to distant providers through remote monitoring devices and teleconferencing. (hrsa.gov)
  • HRSA also administers the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, whose 900 grantees provide top-quality care and life-sustaining medication to more than half a million low-income and uninsured people living with HIV/AIDS. (hrsa.gov)
  • approaches
  • Through the HHS Disparities Action Plan, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides a coordinated framework for departmental agencies and offices to streamline and institutionalize programmatic and policy efforts, as well as promote integrated approaches and evidence-based programs, so that all Americans have the chance to live the healthiest lives possible. (hhs.gov)
  • Much of the behind-the-scenes curatorial and managerial work is completed there, with a focus on Native approaches to care and use of the exhibits. (britannica.com)
  • world
  • In the contemporary art world, Native American art occupies a peripheral role. (britannica.com)
  • Together with the so-called Taos colony of artists, these influential people succeeded in bringing the values of Native American art to the attention of the outside world through publications, exhibitions, and their artworks, in which Indian design often figured predominantly. (britannica.com)
  • Many Native American artists are creating remarkable works in acrylic, tempera, oil, and related media, gaining recognition in the fine arts and establishing successful careers in the world at large. (britannica.com)
  • Hispanic
  • The new standards provide additional gran-ularity for the Asian race category and Hispanic ethnicity, and distinguish Native Hawaiian from Pacific Islander race categories. (hhs.gov)
  • Southwest
  • The first was in the 1920s, when a group of Euro-American artists located in and around Santa Fe, N.M., found excitement in the work of the Indians of the Southwest. (britannica.com)
  • It was a major economic activity in the frontier stage of the American southwest, especially 1866-95, when 10 million cattle were herded from Texas to railheads in Kansas for shipments to stockyards in Chicago and points east. (conservapedia.com)
  • largely
  • While intended largely as an economic device to increase Native American income, the board fortunately included members who were knowledgeable about, and sensitive to, the aesthetic and cultural strengths of Native American cultures. (britannica.com)
  • program
  • A program of exploration revealed surprising resilience in native crafts, and a core of still-active craftspeople who remembered older techniques was engaged to perpetuate their arts. (britannica.com)
  • Out of this program came a renaissance that still continues, even after the board has become less influential, as the native artist more and more finds himself in his art. (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)
  • often
  • Because they required game animals in quantity, Indians often set light ground fires to create brushy edge habitats and open areas in southern forests that attracted deer and other animals to well-defined hunting grounds. (nationalhumanitiescenter.org)
  • Indians often fought against Indians. (crystalinks.com)
  • For example, although the Battle of Horseshoe Bend is often described as an "American victory" over the Creek Indians, the victors were a combined force of Cherokees, Creeks, and Tennessee militia led by Andrew Jackson. (crystalinks.com)
  • collection
  • His collection became part of the Smithsonian in 1990, and in 1994 the George Gustav Heye Center of the National Museum of the American Indian was opened in the historic Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House on Bowling Green in Manhattan. (britannica.com)
  • The Heye Center features a collection of films by and about Native Americans and frequently hosts public education programs such as dance and music performances. (britannica.com)
  • rural
  • From my experience growing up and working in North Dakota, it always struck me that rural areas present people who want to lead with a great deal of opportunity to do so. (hrsa.gov)
  • Long
  • Because the region's climate offered a long growing season and generally plentiful rainfall, southern Indians developed a complex system of agriculture based primarily on three crops: corn, beans, and squash. (nationalhumanitiescenter.org)
  • Preparing new fields was hard work and rather than continually clearing new tracts in a "slash and burn" pattern, Indians probably used each plot as long as possible, even as yields declined. (nationalhumanitiescenter.org)