Tag: Native Americans

Magnificence of the mountains; ugliness of First Nation history

Magnificence of the mountains; ugliness of First Nation history

| October 19, 2016

Indigenous version of history very different from ‘official’ line By Ann McGaw Special to Frost Illustrated The Canadian Rockies are awe inspiring with their towering snow covered peaks and rugged looks. In late August I flew into Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The only two things I knew about Calgary was they celebrated their cowboy heritage during […]

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Youth voices for justice rise at rally

Youth voices for justice rise at rally

| October 16, 2015

By Janaih X Adams and Michael Z Muhammad Special to the NNPA News Wire from The Final Call WASHINGTON—The Justice or Else gathering held before hundreds of thousands of people on the National Mall Oct. 10 featured the voices of emerging new leadership in America. In fact, many said the overwhelming success of the gathering […]

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Apaches refuse to relinquish sacred land

Apaches refuse to relinquish sacred land

| August 6, 2015

By Barrington M. Salmon Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer When San Carlos Apache Tribal Council member Wendsler Nosie found out late last year that Arizona Sen. John McCain had tucked a rider into the National Defense Authorization Act that transfers 2,500 acres of Apache land to a foreign copper company, anger and […]

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Report: Stereotyped mascots harmfully effecting Native American youth

| August 10, 2014

“…remind American Indians of the limited ways in which others see them” By Roberto Alejandro Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper A recent report prepared by The Center for American Progress found stereotypical team mascots have a harmful effect on American Indian and Alaska Native youth. Noting that the American Psychological Association issued […]

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Local insight into the ‘redskins’ issue

Local insight into the ‘redskins’ issue

| November 22, 2013

Eric Hackley interviews Indiana Miami Nation Chief Brian Buchanan, Brother Kevin Muhammad of the Nation of Islam and talk show host/producer Terry Doran

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Fort Wayne HIS-Story reform

| September 10, 2013

THE HACKLEY REPORT by Eric Donald Hackley The only state of politicians better at re-writing history than those in Texas are those located in Indiana. Texas has only totally reframed slavery, equating it with being an unpaid intern. Indiana on the other hand, has literally deleted Indians from Indiana history and out of Indiana public […]

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Spotlight on Eric Hackley: Student of genealogy, history

Spotlight on Eric Hackley: Student of genealogy, history

| March 6, 2013

“Hello Frost Illustrated readers. My name is Eric D. Hackley … now, I’m going to let you know why I became a student of genealogy and history.”

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