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Ralph Lauren apologizes for Native American ads

(CNN) — Ralph Lauren’s 2014 holiday ad campaign for its RRL line was raked over the coals on social media this week for its “assimilation aesthetic,” featuring what appear to be antique photos of stoic Native Americans dressed in Western attire. 312 more words


Accessible Writing On Psychology Today

This week, Psychology Today posted a very well written article titled “State of Emergency: Suicide in First Nations Communities”. While many psych papers can be dry and completely lose sight of the deep cultural component of detrimental thoughts and actions, this article highlights historical trauma and its modern manifestations. 156 more words

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FCC: 'Redskins' not profane; station keeps license

WASHINGTON – Saying the word ”Redskins” on the air isn’t obscene or profane – at least not according to the Federal Communications Commission.

The FCC on Thursday dismissed a petition that called for one of the team’s flagship radio stations not to have its license renewed. 86 more words


Isabel Crawford’s Christmas Trees, Part II: Among the Kiowa

In 1893, the American Baptist women’s missionary society assigned Isabel Crawford to go work among the Kiowa on their reservation in southwest Oklahoma. She carried with her girlhood memories of the annual Christmas tree at the mission her church had opened in a poor section of Woodstock, Ontario. 307 more words

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Another Slap...

Well, Congress has done it again.  And what might that be…harm!

Packed into the newly passed budget bill were many “favorite projects” by senators…one of the favorites being taking sacred native american lands and selling them to mining companies…not even companies here in the United States. 17 more words

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Sex sells, but what kind of sex?

This company decided to find out what kind of sex sells best. 215 more words

Pictographic muslin calendar opens fascinating window into 120 years of lost Lakota history

N. Scott Momaday: The old man Poolaw gave me my Indian name, Tsoai-talee (Rock tree boy), when I was an infant. Poolaw was a notable figure in the Kiowa tribe, an arrow maker and a calendar keeper. 217 more words