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Matika Wilbur's quest to photograph & document untold stories from citizens of every federally recognized American Indian tribe

Matika Wilbur’s quest to photograph & document untold stories from citizens of every federally recognized American Indian tribe

By
Dr. Anthony G. Payne *
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MINISTRY OF ENLIGHTENMENT

When Father Junipero Serra and his followers came as Franciscan missionaries and established the chain of missions at San Diego, Los Angeles, San Gabriel, Monterey, Santa Clara, San Buenaventura, San Juan Caspistrano and San Francisco (Dolores), and San Louis Obispo, between 1767 and 1783, they estimated that there were over eighty thousand Indians in Alta California.

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Tear Them All Down So We Can Vomit on Them Forever

This morning on social media, progressives (yes, PROGRESSIVES) were arguing among themselves that tearing down Confederate memorials is “erasing history” and “Why not just tear down the White House?” 1,001 more words

Racism

Cleveland Sports

The Cleveland Indians are about to defend their American League Title—exciting stuff. But while the team and its fans get set for another winning season, there’s that lingering ache. 974 more words

Beyond The Locker Room

Perdue, Theda, and Michael D. Green. The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears. New York: Viking, 2007. Print. 189 pp. ISBN: 978-0-14-311367-6

Themes of Empowerment and Victimization

The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears was written by Theda Perdue and Michael D. Green,  professors of history at University of North Carolina and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill respectively, and edited by Professor Colin G. 1,089 more words

Society

Tribal members 'seek justice' for sacred site leveled to widen U.S. 26

A trio of tribal elders asked a judge in Oregon this week to settle a long-standing dispute with the federal government over sacred burial grounds they contend were destroyed nearly a decade ago to expand a highway near Mt. 48 more words

The Oregonian

The History of the Nansemond Indian Tribal Association

The 29th Annual Nansemond Pow Wow is just a few days away and, though most Nansemond research is focused on the 1600s through the 1800s, I thought this would be a great time to share some insight on recent Nansemond history and the people, both inside and outside the community, who have been influential in the formation of the… 3,853 more words

Genealogy