• Pre-European North American Natives

      Native American History Formative Period Beginning around 4,000 – 5,000 years ago new features of subsistence, technology, and society began to appear at somewhat different times in different parts of North America. Settlements became larger, and there were more of them. […]

    • Hero Dog named after Scuggs

      Hero Dogs and Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund announce arrival of newest service dog candidate Brookeville, Maryland) – Hero Dogs and Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) announce the arrival of “Scruggs” – Hero Dogs’ newest service dog candidate. Scruggs is a nine-week-old Labrador […]

      • Pope Francis, “Church’s Horrific Treatment of Native Americans”

         Historical Message to US Congress, September 24, 2015 The Pope Wants America to Learn From Its Horrific Treatment of Native Americans As expected, Pope Francis implored Congress to protect refugees and other migrants in an address at the Capitol on Thursday. But […]

        • Native American Women WWII

          Native American Women in WWII Nearly 800 Native American women served in the military during World War II. Elva (Tapedo) Wale, a Kiowa, left her Oklahoma reservation to join the Women’s Army Corps. Private Tapedo became an “Air WAC,” and worked on […]

          • Native American’s Lacrosse

             Canadian Mohawks 1869 Lacrosse has its origins in a tribal game played by eastern Woodlands Native Americans and by some Plains Indians tribes in what is now Canada. The game was extensively modified by European immigrants to North America to create its […]

            • Genocide of Native Americans

              GENOCIDE OF NATIVE AMERICANS: A SOCIOLOGICAL VIEW The term Genocide derives from the Latin (genos=race, tribe; cide=killing) and means literally the killing or murder of an entire tribe or people. The Oxford English Dictionary defines genocide as “the deliberate and systematic extermination […]

              • Way of the Warrior WW I on

                  Way of the Warrior – Documentary Shows Bravery of Native American Veterans  As you know, Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States in which we remember and honor those who died while serving in the armed forces. There […]

                • Native American veteran gets headstone for Civil War service

                  POSTED: 09/16/15, 11:36 AM EDT | UPDATED: 2 HRS AGO 0 COMMENTS For 97 years, Pvt. Joseph A. Fisher has been buried in an unmarked grave in Woodland Cemetery in Rosebush. On behalf of the Swartz Creek Area Historical Society, the Native […]

                  • Top 10 Common Misconceptions about Native Americans

                    POSTED BY GREGORY MYERS ON AUGUST 1, 2013 IN BIZARRE Native Americans have been featured in many different forms of popular culture. Unfortunately, since most people only know of them through said popular culture, the worldwide perception of them includes an incredible […]

                    • Native American Women at War

                      Very little is known about the contributions of Native American women to the United States military. The Women in Military Service For America Memorial Foundation is attempting to fill this gap by encouraging Native American women veterans to register with the Memorial […]