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Grandmother Mountain Eagle Woman (1922 - 2000)

Grandmother Mountain Eagle Woman (1922 - 2000)

A Tribute to Grandmother Mountain Eagle Woman "Mommi" (1922 - 2000) by Nataska Hummingbird. Honoring Grandmother Mountain Eagle Woman "Mommi" of Choctaw, Creek, Cherokee Africa...

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Willie Stargell, Pro-Baseball Superstar (1940 – 2001)

Willie Stargell, Pro-Baseball Superstar (1940 – 2001)

Wilver Dornell "Willie" Stargell (March 6, 1940 – April 9, 2001), nicknamed "Pops" in the later years of his career was an American professional baseball player of African and Semi...

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Island Smith, African Native American Herbal Doctor

Island Smith, African Native American Herbal Doctor

Island Smith was an herbal doctor practiced in Oklahoma in the early 1900s. He drew his spiritual power from both Black and American Indian traditions. He was a celebrated African Creek native healer ...

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Born in Mexico yet not one drop of Spanish blood in me

Born in Mexico yet not one drop of Spanish blood in me

Bridging The Gap: A Personal Story of Identity and Colonialism by Ricardo Ignacio, author of "A Life Of Sin", Book I (Get your copy on Amazon.com). I am Ricardo Ignacio, a published author. I was born in Mexico, and yes I speak Spanish, but I am NOT Hispanic, nor am I Latino, and neither the language that I speak nor the country on which I was born can define who I am nor identify the people I descend from.

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Suppressed Thanksgiving Speech, Wamsutta F. James

Suppressed Thanksgiving Speech, Wamsutta F. James

  Suppressed Thanksgiving Speech Of Wampanoag Wamsutta (Frank B.) James (1924 - 2001). This is the Suppressed speech of Wamsutta (Frank B.) James, Wampanoag. that was to be delivered at Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1970. The Massachusetts Department of Commerce asked the Wampanoag Indians to select a speaker to mark the 350th anniversary of the Pilgrims' arrival, and the first Thanksgiving.

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Matt Remle, Hunkpapa Lakota Human Rights Warrior

Matt Remle, Hunkpapa Lakota Human Rights Warrior

Matt Remle is a Hunkpapa Lakota community organizer, educator, father and writer. His Lakota name is Wakíƞyaƞ Waánataƞ "Charging Thunder", who was his many times Great Grandfather from the late 1700’s. Wakíƞyaƞ Waánataƞ  was a Winter Count keeper for the Hunkpapa Lakota and was the Grandfather of Rain-in-the-Face, Red Thunder and other grandsons’ who battled the U.S. military in Red Cloud’s War 1866-1868 leading the Lakota and allie...

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Ausben SpottedEagles, Afro Native Performer, Activist

Ausben SpottedEagles, Afro Native Performer, Activist

Ausben SpottedEagles, Afro Native Performer, Activist by Sheilah Dasher. Ausben "Tubby" SpottedEagles also known as his performance persona “King Aus,” is an urban Native performer, teacher, and activist. He descends from Louisiana Creole/ Lipan Apache of Texas and Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Known more for being a worldwide performer in his scene, he is also an avid Native rights activist and cultural proponent of his Lipan Apache trib...

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America's Original Code Talkers of WWI. The Choctaws

America's Original Code Talkers of WWI. The Choctaws

America's Original Code Talkers From The Choctaw Nation during World War I. In 1918, not yet citizens of the U.S., Choctaw members of the American Expeditionary Forces were asked to use their Native language as a powerful tool against the German Forces in World War I, setting a precedent for code talking as an effective military weapon and establishing them as America's original Code Talkers.

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Spirits of Our Ancestors Will Always Lead Us Home

Spirits of Our Ancestors Will Always Lead Us Home

The Spirits of our Ancestors will always lead us home by Michelle Greer. For as long as I can remember I have always been a dreamer. Whether it was someone crossing over into the spiritual realm, natural disasters, or direct messages from my own deceased loved ones or those of others. My vivid memories of specific dreams and/or visions goes back to the age of 7. I always knew that I was different from others my age. Not different in the sense of ...

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George Crum, Inventor of Potato Chips (1828 - 1914)

George Crum, Inventor of Potato Chips (1828 - 1914)

Honoring George Crum, born George Speck, of African and Native American Indian heritage. Every time a person crunches into a potato chip, he or she is enjoying the delicious taste of one of the world's most famous snacks – a treat that might not exis...

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Lumbee Tribe Defeated KKK and Made History (1958)

Lumbee Tribe Defeated KKK and Made History (1958)

The Lumbee Tribe made history January 18, 1958 with the Battle of Hayes Pond.  This was the night the Lumbees defeated the KKK and captured their hate filled banner, and in doing so stopped Klan activity in Robeson County North Carolina. By the mid-...

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Largest Mass Hanging Execution in US History (1862)

Largest Mass Hanging Execution in US History (1862)

Based on materials from usdakotawar.org. Remembering 38 + 2 Dakota Ancestors.  Their trials were conducted unfairly in a variety of ways. They were executed at Mankato, Minnesota on December 26, 1862 in the largest mass hanging in U.S. history. This...

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