Indian Affairs in 1966

May 21, 2016 admin 0

Just fifty years ago—1966—American Indian affairs in the United States was still being guided in part by a philosophy of termination: that is, dissolving American […]

The Iroquois League

January 31, 2016 admin 0

Long before the Europeans arrived on this continent there was born to the Huron people a man who had a vision of bringing peace to […]

Hopi Political Organization

Hopi Political Organization

May 13, 2015 admin 0

In 1934, the United States enacted the Indian Reorganization Act (IRA) which envisioned Indian tribes adopting constitutions and governmental forms which imitated those of the […]

five Iroquoian-speaking tribes

Huron Government and Law

March 24, 2015 admin 0

Long before the European invasion of North America, five Iroquoian-speaking tribes formed a powerful confederation known as the League of Five Nations. The idea for […]

Andrew Johnson and the Indians

March 26, 2013 admin 1

Following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865 his Vice-President, Andrew Johnson, assumed the Presidency and completed Lincoln’s term. Johnson, who is best known […]

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Assimilation in 1920

October 14, 2012 admin 1

By the late nineteenth century, all Americans, except for American Indians, knew for a fact that all Indian tribes would be extinct in the twentieth […]