Tag Archives: Race/Ethnicity – Native Americans

Professor’s TEDx Talk about Native American Mascots Selected as Editor’s Pick by TED

Professor’s TEDx Talk about Native American Mascots Selected as Editor’s Pick by TED Author: TEDxUOregon, Portland State University Posted: June 12, 2014 This spring, Indigenous Nations Studies program Director and Professor Dr. Cornel Pewewardy spoke in Eugene as part of TEDxUOregon. Professor Pewewardy, who is a nationally recognized expert on Native American mascots in schools and in the […]

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Sherman Alexie’s Favorite Films About Native Americans

Sherman Alexie’s Native American heritage features prominently in his work, including Smoke Signals, the 1998 film he wrote based on his short story “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona.” We asked Alexie what films by or about Native Americans he would recommend to our viewers. His list spans four decades and includes […]

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Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources

Found another great Facebook page. Thanks to my friend Claudia Foxtree  for pointing it out.   Also on the web — Indigenous Peoples Issues & Resources is the leading source for news, information, articles, videos, and more on indigenous peoples from around the world. http://indigenouspeoplesissues.com/   About Indigenous Peoples Issues & Resources is the leading source for […]

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Native American Resources

COMPILED & REVIEWED BY CLAUDIA A. FOX TREE, M.Ed (Arawak). http://nativeamericanresources.blogspot.com/2007/10/enslavement-of-native-americans.html Here are resources I recommend in courses I teach about Native Americans – like book lists, websites, video clips, music/songs, curriculum ideas, and other thoughts thrown in for explanation… Mostly, this blog is a place to present truths and perspectives about the Indigenous People […]

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Considering the “IndiVisible” History of African Americans and American Indians

African Americans and American Indians can both tell tales of historical injustice—but to what extent do those tales overlap? Often quite a bit, as demonstrated by IndiVisible, a traveling exhibit created by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. IndiVisible looks at the multi-dimensional relationship of the two groups. While the exhibit emphasizes the […]

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Shouting across the divide (aired 1/4/2008)

A Muslim woman persuades her husband that their family would be happier if they left the West Bank and moved to America. They do, and things are good…until September 11. After that, theelementary school their daughter goes to begins using a textbook that says Muslims want to kill Christians. This and other stories of what […]

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