Topic: Cree

Standup Comedian Charlie Hill on the Richard Pryor Show (1977)

Charlie Hill , Oneida-Mohawk-Cree Standup Comedian Charlie Hill (July 6, 1951 – December 30, 2013), Oneida-Mohawk-Cree comedian and comedy writer on his first national appearance for those who might remember it. “A Redneck told me to go back where I came from, so I put a Teepee in his backyard.” – Charlie Hill

Cultural Genocide Survivor Walking The Red Road

A Personal Story of a Modern Day Cultural Genocide Survivor by Wayne William Snellgrove My name is Wayne William Snellgrove. The story I wish to share with you is about the pain of being stolen from my mother at birth and the harsh reality of being “assimilated” into white culture with damning results. And finally, […]

Buffy Sainte-Marie, First Nations Cree Activist, Artist

Buffy Sainte-Marie is an Academy Award-winning First Nations Cree musician, composer, visual artist, educator and social activist. Sainte-Marie expressed in a 2008 interview at the National Museum of the American Indian that she had been blacklisted, along with Native Americans and other native people in the Red Power movements in the 1970s. “I found out […]
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