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    Seminole Indians in Florida

    Poet and artist Elgin Jumper talked about his art, how he uses it to tell history, and how he says it saved his life. Also, historian Everett Osceola talked about the history of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Enduring Seminoles

    Patsy West, author of The Enduring Seminoles: From alligator Wrestling to Casino Gaming, talked about the history and culture of the Seminole Indian tribe. She spoke about the Seminole…

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    Book Discussion on The Other Trail of Tears

    Mary Stockwell talked about her book, The Other Trail of Tears: The Removal of the Ohio Tribes, about the removal of the Delaware, Seneca, Shawnee, Ottawa, and Wyandot Native American…

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    The Washington What?

    The Washington What? was one of the second prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Shannon Lamb, Faith Burton,…

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    Tulsa Native American History

    Robert Trepp talked about Tulsa, Oklahoma’s, Native American history through the story of the Perryman family, one of many families relocated to Oklahoma Indian Territory in the…

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    Book Discussion on The Second Creek War

    John Ellisor talked about his book, The Second Creek War: Interethnic Conflict and Collusion on a Collapsing Frontier, about the conflict that arose when the federal government attempted to…

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    American Indian Stereotypes in Sports

    Panelists talked about the controversy over sports team mascots and other instances of American Indian stereotypes. The participants included a former National Football League (NFL)…

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    International Repatriation

    Panelists talked about international issues regarding the return of funerary objects and human remains to federally recognized American Indian tribes. 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of…

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    Pocahontas at the National Portrait Gallery

    Jim Barber, National Portrait gallery historian and curator, examined one of the museum’s oil paintings titled, “Pocahontas.” The image is of the Native American woman who…

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    State of the Indian Nations Address

    Brian Cladoosby delivered his annual State of Indian Nations address. He said Indian country was getting stronger, and urged members of Congress to to make visiting Indian country a…

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    Native American Perspectives on Repatriation

    Panelists talked about the return of human remains and funerary objects to Native American lands. 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of the National Museum of the American Indian…

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    1989 National Museum of the American Indian Act

    Kevin Gover, director of the National Museum of the American Indian, talked about the 1989 National Museum of the American Indian Act and the mission of the museum. The law established…

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    Smithsonian Return of Native American Remains

    Speakers talked about how the Smithsonian Institution complied with National Museum of the American Indian Act regarding the return of Native American remains.  2014 marked the 25th…

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    White House Tribal Nations Conference, Part 1

    Obama administration Cabinet members and Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the at the White House Tribal Nations Conference. Vice President talked about violence against Native…

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    White House Tribal Nations Conference , Part 2

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the White House Tribal Nations Conference. Following his speech, Obama Cabinet officials talked about administration economic programs to help…

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    Congress and the National Museum of the American Indian Act

    Panelists talked about Congress and the 1989 National Museum of the American Indian Act. The law established the National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall as a part…

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    President Obama at Tribal Nations Conference

    President Obama delivered closing remarks at the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference, where leaders from federally recognized tribes meet to discuss issues facing their…

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    Spanish Colonization and the Pueblo Revolt

    Lieutenant Colonel John Roche talked about the relationship between the Spanish and Native Americans in New Mexico. He spoke about the factors that influenced the success of the Pueblo…

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    Tribal Nations Issues

    Brian Cladoosby talked about a variety of issues impacting tribal nations in the U.S., including health care reform, sports team mascot debates, and energy development.

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    American Indian Treaties and Identity

    Panelists talked about treaties between the U.S. and American Indian nations as well as identity issues. “Great Nations Keep Their Word” was a portion of a symposium hosted by…

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