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There seems to me something disingenuous about all these towns, streets, and rivers named with the Native Americans’ language, names which the natives once used, in these places they once called home. 369 more words

Travel Diary

When the Bridge Breaks

To celebrate the release of “Bridge to Xanadu” in paperback, I’m offering a glimpse into the third Texas Miz Mike Christian mystery-romance-suspense. The backdrop is imaginary Three Prongs, Texas, not unlike the real Bandera, Texas, “Cowboy Capital of the World.” 548 more words

A New Era Manifest Destiny: Starting in Public Schools

The Diaspora of Native Americans from History

            Growing up, one of the most popular role playing games for little boys was “Cowboys versus Indians.” This was a game made famous due to the sheer volume of western films and TV shows. 4,172 more words

Manifest Destiny

Let's Answer 9 Questions Native Americans (of BuzzFeed) Have for White People

It’s another day, and we have another retarded list of questions that the hipster fucktards at BuzzFeed want to give to us white people.  And today I thought that I would give them some answers.  979 more words

Life

Saved by the Ancient Garden

GG has been working on a book on the history and impact of the Sierra Nevada and its relationship to the geology of the range. (This blog exists in part to exercise GG’s weak writing muscles to help in that endeavor). 854 more words

Science

ART we LIKE: Lauren Good Day Giago

Lauren Good Day Giago (Arikara/Hidatsa/Blackfeet/Plains Cree), A Warrior’s Story, Honoring Grandpa Blue Bird, 2012. Muslin, wool cloth, dye, brass, cotton thread, brass beads, satin ribbon, imitation sinew. 16 more words

Astound-ing

I'm a Native American activist, and my white ancestor painted Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill

I was shocked when I found out that my ancestor Thomas Sully, a 19th-century artist in Philadelphia, painted the portrait that has graced the American $20 bill since 1928. 1,004 more words