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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. br/ “Great Nations Keep Their Word” was a portion of a symposium hosted…

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    Native American Effigy Mounds

    Amy Rosebrough visited Madison, Wisconsin’s, Native American Effigy Mounds and talked about what they reveal about the early cultures that lived in the area thousands of years…

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    Society of American Indians Conference

    Larry Nesper talked about the Society of American Indians Conference. The group of Native American leaders from around the country met in October of 1914 on the University of…

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    National Museum of the American Indian

    Suzan Shown Harjo talked about the Nation to Nation exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian, which focused on treaties between the United States and Native Americans. In…

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    Representative Tom Cole's November 2014 Book Recommendations

    The list of books recommended by Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) for November 2014 was shown. A member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, his list for Native American Heritage Month…

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    History of Native American Treaties

    Robert Clinton talked about the history of treaties between Native Americans and non-native settlers. He traced the evolution of Anglo-American treaties and how they shifted from…

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    U.S.-Native American Treaties

    Richard Hill talked about the history of Native American treaties. He explained the nature of treaty making as well as the rituals and the artifacts that helped bind treaties between…

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    Book Discussion on The Bingo Queens of Oneida

    Mike Hoeft talked about his book, The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin, in which he tells the story of Sandra Ninham and Alma Webster, two Oneida…

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    Book Discussion on An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

    Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz talked about her book, An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, in which she looks at American history through the eyes of indigenous peoples. She…

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    Native American Land Treaties

    Panelists talked about the successes and failures of land treaties between Native American Tribes and the United States. They discussed the impact of non-ratified treaties, how Navajo…

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    Native Americans in 19th Century Washington, D.C.

    Joseph Genetin-Pilawa talked about the role of Native American visitors and residents in 19th century Washington, D.C. br/ This interview was part of a series of five interviews American…

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    Interview with David Treuer

    David Treuer talked about his book, Rez Life: An Indian’s Journey Through Reservation Life. br/ He was interviewed while at the 2014 National Book Festival, which was held by the…

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    American History Tour: Native Americans

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) travel beyond the Washington beltway to capture stories of literary and historic significance from small and mid-size cities across the county.…

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    Book Discussion on Arapaho Journeys

    Sara Wiles talked about her book, Arapaho Journeys: Photographs and Stories from the Wind River Reservation, in which she shares photographs and stories of the Arapaho Indian Tribe and her…

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    Senator Cantwell on Washington Redskins

    Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) called on “the Washington football team” to change its name. She compared the name to Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist…

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    Book Discussion on A Conquering Spirit

    Gregory Waselkov talked about his book, A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of 1813-1814, in which he tells the story of the Fort Mims Massacre and how the battle marked the…

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    Senator Reid on Action Against Donald Sterling and the Redskins Name

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) came to the floor to talk about the National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner’s actions against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald…

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    1890 Wounded Knee Massacre

    Jerome Greene talked about the events preceding the Wounded Knee Massacre, the killings, their legacy, and the massacre’s connection to the Kansas City region. Mr. Greene is…

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    Florida's Calusa Indians

    Cindy Bear visited the Calusa Heritage Trail and talked about the Calusa Indians and their 1500 year history in Florida. The Calusa Indians were native to Southwest Florida and for…

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