Native Americans http://kunc.org en Ancient DNA Ties Native Americans From Two Continents To Clovis http://kunc.org/post/ancient-dna-ties-native-americans-two-continents-clovis The mysterious Clovis culture, which appeared in North America about 13,000 years ago, appears to be the forerunner of Native Americans throughout the Americas, according to <a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v506/n7487/full/nature13025.html">a study</a> in <em>Nature</em>. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:29:00 +0000 Richard Harris 54036 at http://kunc.org Ancient DNA Ties Native Americans From Two Continents To Clovis Ignorance, Cultural Stereotypes Challenged In ‘Cross Currents’ http://kunc.org/post/ignorance-cultural-stereotypes-challenged-cross-currents <p>The stereotype that Native American art consists of items dripping with beads and feathers and is stuck in the past is being challenged in Denver. The new exhibit <em>Cross Currents</em> showcases the continuous evolution of work created by contemporary Native American artists.</p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Carrie Saldo 53442 at http://kunc.org Ignorance, Cultural Stereotypes Challenged In ‘Cross Currents’ Indigenous Film And Art Fest Tackles Multiculturalism Head On http://kunc.org/post/indigenous-film-and-art-fest-tackles-multiculturalism-head <p>As technology flattens the world, are distinct cultures being pressed out as well? Not if the Denver Indigenous Film and Arts Festival has anything to say about it.</p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:04:02 +0000 Carrie Saldo 50326 at http://kunc.org Indigenous Film And Art Fest Tackles Multiculturalism Head On SEE: Baby Veronica Reunited With Adoptive Parents http://kunc.org/post/see-baby-veronica-reunited-adoptive-parents We're a day late to this, but it's a story this blog has followed for a while and this latest development represents some closure.<p>On Tuesday, the 4-year-old known as "Baby Veronica" was reunited with her adoptive parents. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 19:56:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 50040 at http://kunc.org SEE: Baby Veronica Reunited With Adoptive Parents Proposed Power Lines Tangle With Native American History http://kunc.org/post/proposed-power-lines-tangle-native-american-history Imagine running power lines through a cathedral. That's how archaeologists describe what the Bonneville Power Administration proposes doing in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington state. The federal electricity provider is trying to string <a href="http://efw.bpa.gov/environmental_services/Document_Library/Big_Eddy-Knight/" target="_blank">a new transmission line</a> near a cave that contains ancient paintings, a site considered sacred by Native Americans.<p>The paintings are inside a tall cave on a rocky hillside in Wishram, Wash. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 07:43:00 +0000 Colin Fogarty 50012 at http://kunc.org Proposed Power Lines Tangle With Native American History