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Native American Mascots

A few years ago outcry from a sizeable portion of NFL fans erupted, but it wasn’t about national anthem protesters or Colin Kaepernick, it was about the Washington Redskins. 620 more words


BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 46: Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes

Watch the BlackProGen LIVE! panel along with special guest Terry Ligon discuss  “The Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole, and Creek are revered groups of First Nations people who have a complicated history. 20 more words


October 26, 1918  Choctaw Code Talkers

Navajo Code Talkers were part of all six Marine divisions in the Pacific theater of WWII.  Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Peleliu, Iwo Jima:  Code Talkers took part in every assault the Marines conducted from 1942 to ‘45. 592 more words

Brief Analysis of LeAnne Howe's "Shell Shaker"

Another read for my indigenous literature class! This analysis was a homework assignment, but I thought I might as well include it!

In Shell Shaker… 752 more words

Indigenous Literature

The Chickasaw - Part 7

The Chickasaw – Part 7

Sipsee took hold of the horse carrying Hawk’s body and started the sorrowful procession deep into the forest.  The Indian families followed their song of death floated into the wind that was shaking the leaves and bending small branches.  575 more words


Submitting Redbone and Melungeon Book Mss.

I am finally submitting my book mss. to an academic publisher.   The publisher requested the finished mss.  a year ago.  This book is about Redbones and Melungeons in literature, art and popular culture. 416 more words