“I listed myself in the directory in the hopes that it might mean that I would be invited to a luncheon, a group something that might happen with people who are like I am.Nothing like that ever happened, that was clearly not the use for it and so I stopped checking it off,” said Warren….The three staples of Native American food are corn, squash, and beans.Other foods that have been used widely in Native American culture include greens, Deer meat, berries, pumpkin, squash, and wild rice.Harnilla can be ground into flour and used for baking tortillas and other starches.Native American food also consists of the resourceful use of meat.
Now, contemporary Wampanoag people are asserting in their Native tongue, Âs Nutayuneân—We Still Live Here.
"The invisibility of Native peoples and lack of positive images of Native cultures may not register as a problem for many Americans, but it poses a significant challenge for Native youth who want to maintain a foundation in their culture and language.
The Washington team’s brand — a name derived from historical terms for hunting native peoples — is a central component to this challenge." Change the Mascot Calls on NFL Owners to Stand Against Washington NFL Team’s Use of R-word Racial Slur Visit Change The NCAI is a partner of the "Change the Mascot" website - visit the site to learn more about the campaign and to get involved. NCAI President Brian Cladoosby addresses the issue NCAI Position Paper on Harmful "Indian" Sports Mascots Ending the Legacy of Racism in Sports & the Era of Harmful "Indian" Sports Mascots Recent NCAI Resolutions on Harmful Mascots in Sports View list of NCAI resolutions outlining organzation's position.
(Library of Congress) Waking the Ancestors: Recovering the Lost Sacred Sounds of Colonial America The arrival of the Mayflower in 1620 forever changed the lives of those living on the continent.
This documentary theater program from Plimoth Plantation, a Smithsonian Affiliate museum, explores the intersection of two musical traditions: hymns and psalms from Church of England and Calvinist congregations and the sacred songs and dance of the Wampanoag.