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Dana Lone Hill,  An Inspiring Lakota Writer, Activist

Dana Lone Hill, An Inspiring Lakota Writer, Activist

Dana Lone Hill, Oyate WačhíŋyAŋp is a dedicated Native woman, mother, writer and activist with a family history full of notable Lakota people on both sides of her parentage. Dana can rest assured that...

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Honoring John T. Williams, Forever in Our Memories

Honoring John T. Williams, Forever in Our Memories

Based on article from Indian Country Today Media Network "The Shooting Death of John T. Williams" by Fern Renville  John T. Williams, a First Nations master carver, was shot and killed by O...

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Mary Brave Bird, Author and Activist (1954 - 2013)

Mary Brave Bird, Author and Activist (1954 - 2013)

Based on materials from "Native North American Biography" edited by Sharon Malinowski and Simon Glickman Mary Ellen Moore-Richard (Sep. 26, 1954 - Feb. 14, 2013) known as Mary Brave Bird, a...

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Dana Lone Hill, An Inspiring Lakota Writer, Activ...

Dana Lone Hill,  An Inspiring Lakota Writer, Activ...

Dana Lone Hill, Oyate WačhíŋyAŋp is a dedicated Native woman, mother, writer and activist with a family history full of notable Lakota people on both sides of her parentage. Dana can rest assured that her place in her tribe, the Oglala Lakota, is und...

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Wovoka, Northern Paiute Medicine Man (1856 - 1932)

Wovoka, Northern Paiute Medicine Man (1856 - 1932)

Wovoka (c. 1856 - September 20, 1932), also known as Jack Wilson, was a Northern Paiute Medicine Man who founded the Ghost Dance movement. Prophet Wodziwob, another Northern Paiute is believed to be the first to introduce the Ghost Dance rituals arou...

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Dred Scott And His Fight For Freedom (1799 - 1858)

Dred Scott And His Fight For Freedom (1799 - 1858)

Compiled by I Love Ancestry based on materials from Wikipedia, and PBS Dred Scott was an enslaved African in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case of...

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Roman Nose, Cheyenne War Chief (1823 - 1868)

Roman Nose, Cheyenne War Chief (1823 - 1868)

"Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains" by Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa)   This Cheyenne war chief was a contemporary of Dull Knife. He was not so strong a character as the other, and was inclined to be pompous and boastful; but with all this...

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Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn"

Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn"

Silent Film With All-Native Cast including Wanada Parker, daughter of Chief Quannah Parker. "The Daughter of Dawn" (1920), a silent film featuring an all-Native cast came to be made, lost seemingly forever, was discovered nearly a century l...

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Buffalo Child Long Lance, Black Indian (1890 - 1932)

Buffalo Child Long Lance, Black Indian (1890 - 1932)

A Brilliant human being, of African, Native Caucasian heritage that taught society, through his ruse, how foolish it is to judge a human being by their ethnicity. Sadly, the culture that Long Lance lived in was not ready for that message. Born Sylv...

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Will Sampson, Muscogee Creek Actor (1933 – 1987)

Will Sampson, Muscogee Creek Actor (1933 – 1987)

Actor Artist Painter Will Sampson, a Muscogee Creek, was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Sampson's most notable roles were as "Chief Bromden" in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and as "Taylor the Medicine Man" in the hor...

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