6,222Jan 27, 2011
State of Indian Nations Address
Jefferson Keel talked about Native American issues at the eighth annual State of Indian Nations address. Following his remarks Senator Murkowski (R-AK) spoke about Native American ...
4,072Apr 27, 2012
Wounded Knee 1973, Forty Years Later
In February 1973, Oglala Lakota Indians and members of the American Indian Movement seized and occupied the town of Wounded Knee, South Dakota. For the next few months hostilities ensued, ...
4,023Aug 20, 1996
Book Discussion on Touched By Fire: George Armstrong Custer
Ms. Barnett talked about her book, Touched by Fire: The Life, Death, and Mythic Afterlife of George Armstrong Custer, published by Henry Holt and Company. She talked about the ...
2,805Nov 3, 2007
Book Discussion on The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Sherman Alexie talked about his young adult novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, published by Little, Brown Young Readers. It is a semi-autobiographical chronicle of ...
2,627Jul 3, 2011
In Depth with Linda Hogan
Linda Hogan, an essayist, poet, playwright, novelist, and political activist, talked about her life, work, and career. She is the Chickasaw Nation Writer in Residence. Topics included the ...
2,371Jun 8, 1989
Protection of Indian Rights
Committee resumed hearings to examine various matters relating to Indian Affairs, including the Federal Government’s management of timber resources on Indian land.
2,189Oct 17, 2010
Book Discussion on Empire of the Summer Moon
Sam Gwynne talked about this book, Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History. He was interviewed by ...
2,183May 21, 2010
Book Discussion on The Last Stand
National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick, recounts the Battle of Little Bighorn that took place at Little Bighorn River in Central Montana on June 25, 1876. The conflict between the U.S. ...
2,100Jul 26, 2001
Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony
During World War II members of the Navajo Indian tribe worked as radio operators and used their native language to create unbreakable codes for the military. The Navajo “code ...
1,734Jul 24, 2012
After Words with Anton Treuer
In his book, this expert of Ojibwe history and language answers more than one hundred questions about Native Americans, many of which he’s been asked while giving public lecturers in ...
1,718Dec 8, 2010
Book Discussion on Driven West
A.J. Langguth recounts President Andrew Jackson’s forced removal of Indian tribes that resided in the Southeast during the 1830s. The author recalls the debates that surrounded President ...
1,632Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on Native America, Discovered and Conquered
Robert Miller talked about his book Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and Manifest Destiny (Bison Books; July 1, 2008). In the book Professor Miller ...
1,600Nov 29, 2011
French and Indian War
University of Texas at Arlington professor David Narrett teaches a history course which examines early American history, emphasizing the conflicts between colonists and natives, the relationship ...
1,554Nov 18, 2010
Book Discussion on The Killing of Crazy Horse
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Powers, recounts the controversial death of Native American leader, Crazy Horse, who died September 5, 1877, while in the custody of federal troops. The ...
1,545Feb 5, 2014
Book Discussion on The Heart of Everything That Is
Bob Drury and Tom Clavin talked about The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend, their biography of Oglala Sioux warrior Red Cloud, who they argue was ...
1,480Apr 26, 2010
Navajo Code Talkers Honored
Navajo Code Talkers were honored for serving their country despite the injustices they suffered from their own government. Native speakers of Navajo served in all six Marine Divisions from 1942 ...
1,375May 19, 2010
Book Discussion on Making Haste from Babylon
Nick Bunker recounts the Pilgrim voyage aboard the Mayflower from England to Northern American and the founding of Plymouth Colony in 1620. The author recounts the Pilgrims development of their ...
1,230Apr 9, 2012
Indian Removal from the Southeastern U.S.
University of Hartford history professor Laurel Clark Shire looked at government policies towards Native Americans living in the southeastern United States from the late 1700s until the mid-1800s. ...
1,054Dec 28, 2010
The Second Seminole War
Historian Frank Laumer spoke at a 175th anniversary commemoration of the Dade massacre of December 28, 1835, that led to the outbreak of the Second Seminole War. The Second Seminole War, also ...
1,023Jun 11, 2008
Apology to Native Canadians
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper formally apologized in the Canadian House of Commons for his country’s practice of sending Native Canadian children to church-run residential ...
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