Native American Heritage Day

November 29, 2019 admin 0

Chief Pretty Nose, Cheyenne, 1878. Yesterday, November 24, 2017, the day after Thanksgiving, was celebrated as Native American Heritage Day. The month of November […]

Photo Diary: Shiloh Indian Mounds

November 22, 2019 admin 0

Located inside the Shilo Battlefield National Military Park is the Indian Mounds National Park. This is a Mississipian-culture village, inhabited between roughly 1000 and 1400 […]

The Chickasaw Indians

The Chickasaw Indians

December 1, 2014 admin 0

Five of the Southeastern Indian nations – Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole – are sometimes called the “five Civilized Tribes”. The designation “civilized” is an […]

The Kalispel Indians

The Kalispel Indians

April 28, 2014 admin 0

The aboriginal homeland of the Kalispel (“Camas People”) was in the camas-rich area around Calispell Lake and the Pend Oreille River in what is now […]

The Chehalis Indians

July 31, 2013 admin 0

In 1792, American ships from Boston under the command of Captain Robert Gray sailed along the Pacific Coast of what is now Oregon and Washington […]