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Challenges for Winnipeg's Brian Bowman, first indigenous mayor of major city

WINNIPEG – Brian Bowman had barely unpacked his sports memorabilia and family photos in the mayor’s office when he was thrust into the national spotlight. 755 more words


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Congratulations to Brian Bowman! :)

Aunt Eliza: Notable Native*

Eliza Missouri Bushyhead Alberty (1939-1919) was a Cherokee educator and businesswoman, was the seventh child of Rev. Jesse Bushyhead (also called Unaduti), a Cherokee and Baptist minster, and Eliza Wilkinson, of mixed white and Cherokee blood. 267 more words


Sweet Dreams

A few months ago, I finally checked off another box on my mental bucket list. I created a dream catcher with my own two hands. I sketched out how I wanted it to look and thought of what colors and feathers and beads I wanted, and I made it happen. 189 more words

Real Life

Headdress (2015)

Headdress (2nd July 2015) Acrylics on canvas. © Lauren Sowter


Pamunkey Win Federal Recognition

The Pamunkey Indian Tribe is officially the first Virginia tribe to receive federal recognition. You can read about it here; click on the image below to visit their website.


I remember as child digging in the dirt and being amazed at the little treasures I would sometimes find-a marble, an old rusty belt buckle, a coin on rare occasion( an 1865 two cent piece once) an arrowhead or piece of pottery-even a pocket knife with a broken blade well past it’s prime-thought I had hit the lottery with that. 560 more words