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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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    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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