Growing up, Shana Bushyhead Condill frequently visited museums with her family. Whether in Montana where she was born or in Milwaukee where she graduated high school, Condill had exposure to a broad range of collections. But as a citizen of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, what she did not see was an accurate representation of […]
In classrooms throughout North Carolina and Oklahoma, students are learning about the periodic table of elements or the origins of the Civil War. However, in some classrooms, the lessons are a bit more personal — Cherokee students are learning the history and language of their people. Cherokee speakers have made great efforts to keep their […]
Cherokee and other Native American farmers have until Dec. 27 to claim damages as a result of a class-action suit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The settlement allows up to $760 million in monetary relief.
When Mountain Xpress refused to publish one of his weekly cartoons, Brent Brown published it himself, via the Internet. What’s with that? Publisher Jeff Fobes gives some backstory.
At least 100 Native Americans, Japanese Buddhists and others are expected to converge on Asheville June 16 as they make their way on a five-month, 4,400-mile journey from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., known as the Longest Walk 2. Walkabout: Native Americans and their supporters are slated to arrive in Asheville June 16 for a […]