Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse – American Monuments of the Heartland

The Black Hills of South Dakota are a sculptor’s dream. Jagged granite rock faces have been waiting for centuries to be moulded and manipulated to works of art. It’s no wonder they attracted artisans in the early 1900’s to create masterpieces on the side of these South Dakota hills. Two of the most iconic monuments of the United States are located […]

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Senator removed from all Senate committees after racist remarks about indigenous people.

Conservative Sen. Lynn Beyak has been removed from all Senate committees, a week after a series of controversial remarks about First Nations people came to light. “Do not back down, the Indians, First Nations or whatever they want to be called have milked this issue to their decided advantage,” reads one letter dated Mar. 30, […]

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Indiana House unanimously agrees to legalize CBD oil

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers are one step closer to being able to use cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, to treat medical ailments, without fear of criminal consequences. The Indiana House voted 93-0 Tuesday to legalize the marijuana-derived product that Republican Attorney General Curtis Hill recently declared was illegal to sell in Indiana and said its […]

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Martin teenager wins first-ever Rypkema filly

Jacoby Heathershaw is announced as the winner of this year’s Lloyd W. Rypkema Memorial Quarter Horse Award on Jan. 27 during the Black Hills Stock Show/South Dakota Quarter Horse Association horse sale. Photo courtesy Myron Heathershaw Persistence really does pay off. That’s the lesson — and reward — Jacoby Heathershaw received this year when he […]

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Wolves can confirm that following the conclusion of the 2017/18 season, they will be exercising their option to ensure Diogo Jota’s loan move from Atletico Madrid is to be made permanent this summer.

The forward joined Wolves on a season-long loan from the La Liga side in July last year, joining up with his former coach, Nuno Espirito Santo, ahead of the current Sky Bet Championship campaign. At just 21-years of age, Jota has already made over 100 career appearances, including Champions League outings during his time with […]

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Native American” Facebook pages that push fake news are actually run out of Kosovo

Multiple Facebook pages are pretending to represent Native Americans and are pushing fake news stories. These pages, which have at least 1.1 million followers combined, are apparently linked to multiple fake news websites based in Kosovo. And at least one of those pages has been verified by Facebook. Since 2016, Facebook has been forced to […]

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Native language coach helps make movie ‘Hostiles’ ring true

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) Set in 1892 at the end of the Indian Wars, the new movie Hostiles chronicles an army captain’s evolving understanding of the country’s conquest it’s original inhabitants. Phillip Whiteman, Jr. worked on the set as a language coach and says the actors’ adoption of the Cheyenne language brought realism to the […]

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What We Learn About Indian Country in the UK, from Journalism Student, Darcy Brown

My insight into what my generation of Britons know about the Native people of North America. ‘How were Native Americans less new to America than bloody Columbus?’ Darcy Lily Rachel Brown / Vincent Schilling • January 30, 2018 In my daily workings as an editor and journalist at Indian Country Today, I receive a fair […]

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Since 1928 – A Pictorial History of the Cleveland Indians and Chief Wahoo Logos

As the Cleveland Indians battle it out in the 2016 World Series against the Chicago Cubs, their controversial Chief Wahoo logo is once being shoved into the faces of sports fans around the country. Where did the infamous Chief Wahoo logo – red face, big eyes and toothy grin – come from? Prior to 1928, […]

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