From striking beaded clothing to souvenir beaded pincushions, the artistic, cultural, economic and political significance of beadwork in the lives of Iroquois people is explored in a new exhibition, titled “Across Borders: Beadwork in Iroquois Life.”
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2001 Native American News Highlights
—Sept 11 ,2001 The World Trade Center and the Pentagon are attacked by terrorists.
— Ward Churchill wrote an essay in September 2001 entitled On the Justice of Roosting Chickens. In it, he argued that the September 11, 2001 attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center were provoked by U.S. foreign policy. He compared the role of financial workers at the World Trade Center in “ongoing genocidal American imperialism” to the role played by Adolf Eichmann in organizing the Holocaust.
AUTHOR: Native American Rights Fund (NARF) Press Release Lare Aschenbrenner, the directing attorney of the Alaska office of the Native American Rights Fund (NARF), is taking the lead for the plaintiffs in the Alaska Inter-Tribal Council v. Alaska lawsuit. Currently, NARF is representing ten villages, the Alaska Inter-Tribal Council and the Alaska Native Justice Center […]
Hector Barreto, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration in Washington, D.C., has been scheduled to speak at the 2002 Reservation Economic Summit and American Indian Business Trade Show. The conference, with the theme, “Economic Success in Indian Country: Making It A Reality,” will take place April 29 to May 2 at the Hyatt Regency […]
[Release date TBA] Sherman Alexie served as writer and director of this independent film, The Business of Fancy Dancing, which was shot on digital video. It stars Evan Adams as a gay Spokane poet returning to his reservation for the funeral of a childhood friend. The Sundance Film Festival has announced this film will be […]
Today, I am supporting my son David A. Running Wolf Coffey in his quest for removing the Indian Mascot from Charleston County Schools and seek your support. My name is Billy W. Night Fox Coffey. I am of Shawnee descent, retired U.S. Navy and live in Goose Creek, S.C. with my wife and three children.