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With the formation of the United States in the late eighteenth century, policies toward American Indians generally followed the British colonial model in which Indians, like wolves, bears, and trees,
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 08:15 AM PST with 26 Recommends
During the nineteenth century, the United States had attempted to settle all Indians on well-defined reservations on lands deemed unsuitable for non-Indian development. Here Indians were to remain ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jan 01, 2015 at 08:05 AM PST with 65 Recommends
The triumphant smiles of Doug, Jesse & Catherine Snodgrass at Jesse's high school graduation While reading dsnodgrass 's recent diary thanking ...
by navajo
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed Dec 24, 2014 at 12:30 PM PST with 137 Recommends
In 1942, the United States was gearing up to fight in World War II and the military efforts on the homefront had an impact on several Indian reservations.
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST with 21 Recommends
GT Thompson, [Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate] Vietnam Veteran and Kit Fox Society registering to ...
by navajo
Comment Count 62 comments on Fri Oct 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 105 Recommends
Note: This diary is in support of an ongoing crowdfunding effort by the North American Indian Center of Boston (NAICOB). The funding will play a crucial role in helping regenerate the building they'...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 07:25 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Want a sure sign that Karl Rove is getting nervous about this race? Here's a sign: http://www.ktvq.com/news/national-pac-to-spend-1-7-million-against-walsh-in-senate-race/
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jul 05, 2014 at 05:56 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Propane is one of a group of liquefied petroleum gases (generally known as LP gases) that includes butane, propylene, butadiene, butylene, and isobutylene. Propane today is commonly used as a fuel ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 07:51 AM PST with 45 Recommends
One hundred years ago, in 1914, Indians were supposed to have totally assimilated into the great American melting pot like other immigrants and yet Indian people and their tribes continued to exist. ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jan 09, 2014 at 10:40 AM PST with 32 Recommends
I was listening to NPR this morning and they ran a feel-good piece about a pair of gay men who circumvented Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage by marrying on a Cheyenne reservation there. Coming as it ...
by PoliticallyNonEuclidean
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 04:01 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Joel Palmer, Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Oregon Territory, met in council with the Indian nations of the Mid-Columbia Region with the purpose of establishing an Indian reservation which ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 09:51 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
In 1966, I was driving back from my port leave before my scheduled year of vacation in sunny Vietnam when I met a drunken driver proceeding up the Interstate in the wrong direction. He died on the ...
by swrussel
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 05:50 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
American government policies regarding American Indians, particularly during the nineteenth century, were primarily focused on “civilizing” the Indians. This meant that Indians were to change ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 08:19 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
It is not possible to talk about Indians in the United States today without reference to reservations. Most Americans are aware that as the European population expanded across the continent ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 08:44 AM PST with 89 Recommends
Estimating the economic well-being of American Indians is a complex task. In general, American Indians tend to have higher poverty rates, higher unemployment rates, and lower educational ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 191 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 07:15 AM PST with 191 Recommends
I've got a *better* place for it. The *Okiciyap Food Pantry* and learning annex needs those funds far more than Rick Santorum, or Democratic ads for Rick Santorum. As it turns out, the building ...
by Dr Erich Bloodaxe RN
Comment Count 141 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 12:18 PM PST with 232 Recommends
Each Sunday at 3:30 p.m., First Nations News & Views is posted at Daily Kos. The series is designed to provide a window into the world of American Indians, each edition reporting on a small number ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Feb 13, 2012 at 05:19 PM PST with 105 Recommends
should be be to... Well he should make it be something that will unite the country. But of course round up the usual suspects that will hate it just because President Obama proposed it. However, ...
by chadwick G
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jan 01, 2012 at 11:56 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Georgia wanted me to forward this message to YOU, the Kossacks who funded this wonderful Christmas party for the community.
by betson08
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Dec 24, 2011 at 08:07 PM PST with 71 Recommends
Yesterday, Navajo posted a diary http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/12/04/1042240/-You-Can-Help-Lakotas-on-South-Dakota-Reservations-This-Winter-with-Propane-and-Food-Read-How-Below?detail=hide that ...
by Alice Olson
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 05:29 PM PST with 20 Recommends