Arctic Art (Photo Diary)

December 30, 2012 admin 0

The Arctic Culture Area spreads across northern North America and is an area which can be described as cold desert. It is a region which […]

American Indian Religions

The Give-Away

December 19, 2012 admin 2

In 1884, the United States government formally outlawed all Indian religions. Part of the rationale behind the banning of Indian religions was the concern expressed […]

The Meriam Report

December 18, 2012 admin 1

The policies of the United States regarding American Indians have generally been based on two interlocked approaches: ideological and theological. During the nineteenth and much […]

World War II, the United States

The Hoover Commission

December 16, 2012 admin 0

Following World War II, the United States was facing an enormous debt created by the war and by the recovery from the Great Depression. As […]

The Pueblos


December 16, 2012 admin 0

One hundred years ago, the primary thrust of American policies with regard to American Indians was assimilation. The goal at this time was to assimilate […]

Reservation Poverty

Reservation Poverty

December 6, 2012 admin 1

Estimating the economic well-being of American Indians is a complex task. In general, American Indians tend to have higher poverty rates, higher unemployment rates, and […]

Navajo Rugs

December 3, 2012 admin 0

In the American Southwest today one of the most popular art forms sought by museums, collectors, and tourists is the Navajo rug. While the Navajo […]