The Naming of America

April 24, 2012 admin 0

America was named on April 25, 1507 after the Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci. The process of naming the continent (initially what is now South America) […]

The Klamath River Salmon War

April 24, 2012 admin 0

Traditionally fish were an important food resource to most of the northern California tribes. Indian nations such as the Hupa, Karuk, Achomawi, and Yurok relied […]

Senator Sam J. Ervin, Jr.


April 20, 2012 admin 0

Looking back at what was going on in Indian country in 1962-fifty years ago-reminds us that many of the problems we face today were being […]

Jicarilla Apache Tribe

Apache Oil in the 1970s

April 18, 2012 admin 0

The reservation for the Jicarilla Apache Tribe was established in New Mexico by Executive Order of President Grover Cleveland in 1887.  Following the 1934 Indian […]