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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Native Americans’

On This Day, December 29, 1890

On This Day, December 29, 1890

U.S. Army massacres Indians at Wounded Knee   On this day in 1890, in the final chapter of America's long Indian wars, the U.S. Cavalry kills 146 Sioux at Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. Throughout 1890, the U.S. government worried about the increasing influence at Pine Ridge of the Ghost Dance spiritual movement, which taught that Indians had been defeated and confined to reservations because they had angered the gods by abandoning their ... Full Story

Native Americans: Challenges and Opportunities in

On Monday, March 8, from 7:00 to 9:00 p. m., at the Coloradoan meeting room, 1300 Riverside Ave., Fort Collins, the League of Women Voters of Larimer County will host a panel discussion on the unique challenges Native Americans face in institutions of higher education. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Because most information about Native American life and culture is drawn from media stereotypes, there is a lack of accurate understanding in our communities about Native American ... Full Story

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