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    Vice President Harris Remarks on Native American Voting Rights

    Vice President Harris hosted a conversation about voting rights with Tribal and Native leaders from Alaska Native and American Indian communities. She was joined by Interior Secretary Deb…

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    Native Peoples of Reno

    Located in Reno, Nevada, the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony (RSIC) formed a federally recognized government in 1936 under the Indian Reorganization Act. The RSIC is a Sovereign Nation and Its members are from three…

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    History of the Black Hills

    Considered sacred by many Native Americans, South Dakota’s Black Hills have long been the source of contention over land claims between tribes and the U.S. government, as well as the controversial issue of…

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    The Virginia Pocahontas Knew

    Senior Curator William Rasmussen of the Virginia Museum of History and Culture presented a talk titled “Land of Opportunity: The Virginia that Pocahontas Knew.” Mr. Rasmussen discussed what can be learned…

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    A Talk with Sitting Bull's Great Great Grandson

    Ernie LaPointe, Sitting Bull’s great-grandson, spoke about his Lakota heritage and the influence of his great-grandfather’s legacy. He talked about the repatriation of some of Sitting…

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    Battle of Little Bighorn

    American History TV toured the National Museum of the American Indian “Americans” exhibit with curator Cecile Ganteaume. In the Battle of Little Bighorn gallery, she showed Lakota…

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    Crazy Horse Memorial

    Started in 1948, the Crazy Horse Monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota honors the Oglala Lakota Warrior and is the centerpiece of the campus that seeks to preserve the culture and tradition of all North…

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    Native American and English Trade in Colonial Virginia

    Virginia Tech Professor Jessica Taylor taught a class about trade relationships between English colonists and Native peoples in Virginia. She talked about the trade networks between tribes…

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    California Native Americans and Early 1800s Capitalism

    Professor Ashley Riley Sousa talked about Native Americans and capitalism in early 19th century California. She focused on local tribes' commercial interactions with Spanish missions and…

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    Alaska Native Village Corporation Association v. Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Yellen v. Confederated Tribes of Chehalis Reservation. The consolidated case concerns tribal government designation and the distribution of CARES…

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    National Museum of the American Indian "Trail of Tears" Exhibit

    The “Trail of Tears” gallery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. looks at the national debate over the 1830 Indian Removal Act and its impact on southern tribes. Associate…

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    1830s Cholera Epidemic and Indian Removal

    C-SPAN spoke with Sony Brook history professor Paul Kelton about the spread of cholera in the 1800's and how it affected Native Americans. The interview took place at the Organization of…

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    Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears Association president Jack Baker talked about the forced relocation of Native Americans in the early 19th century. Mr. Baker, a member of the Cherokee Nation, also discussed his…

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    Cherokee Nation After The Trail of Tears

    The principal chief of the Cherokee Nation talked about the tribe’s history following their removal from the Southeast to present-day Oklahoma. Chief Chuck Hoskin focused on how the Cherokee…

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    Chief Justice John Marshall and the Cherokee Cases

    Oklahoma University law Professor Lindsay Robertson examined Chief Justice John Marshall and the Supreme Court’s decisions in cases involving the Cherokee Nation. In the 1830s under President Andrew…

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    The Broken Promised Land

    The Broken Promised Land was one of the second prize high school central division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Leviathan Lee and Mason Chow, seniors at Jenks High School in…

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    United States v. Cooley Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Cooley, a case on whether a tribal police officer has authority to detain a non-member on Indian land. The Court on June 1, 2021,…

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    Representative Deb Haaland's Final Floor Speech

    Representative Deb Haaland (D-NM) delivered her final House floor speech. She was resigning her seat in order to be come the secretary of the Department of the Interior. Representative…

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    Fort Lewis Indian School, 1892 - 1911

    Located in Southern Colorado, Fort Lewis Indian School operated from 1892 to 1911. Its purpose was to assimilate indigenous children to mainstream American society by separating the…

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    Rebuilding Indian Country

    This U.S. Interior Department film documents efforts to improve housing and living conditions on Native American reservations, and shows how tribes are preserving cultural practices while…

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