Native Americans

8:15am

Mon October 1, 2012
NPR Story

Watch This: Native American Author Sherman Alexie

Originally published on Mon October 8, 2012 2:35 am

Author and Spokane Indian Sherman Alexie won the American Book Award in 1996 for Reservation Blues.
Seth Wenig AP

4:57pm

Wed September 26, 2012
It's All Politics

Cherokee Nation Chief Demands Apology From Scott Brown Campaign

Originally published on Thu September 27, 2012 1:29 pm

Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., speaks during a news conference in Boston last Friday.
Elise Amendola AP

5:51am

Wed August 22, 2012
The Two-Way

Texas Sheriff: Sacred White Buffalo Was Not Slaughtered

Lightning Medicine Cloud, a sacred white buffalo, last June.
LM Otero AP

The mystery surrounding the death of a rare white buffalo and the claim by some Lakota Sioux in Texas that it had been killed by other Native Americans deepened Tuesday. A local sheriff announced that investigators believe the animal died of a bacterial disease and said the case is now closed.

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12:04pm

Fri July 27, 2012
The Two-Way

One White Buffalo To Get Sacred Name; Death Of Another Still Stirs Anger

Originally published on Fri July 27, 2012 4:02 pm

The little guy in Connecticut. Saturday, he gets his sacred naming ceremony.
Courtesy of Peter Fay

3:46am

Sun June 17, 2012
Around the Nation

States Stake Claim On Sir Francis Drake's Landing

Originally published on Sun June 17, 2012 11:23 am

Sir Francis Drake became the first British explorer to make contact with Native Americans.
Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger

Oregon and California are locked in a dispute over something that happened 433 years ago, when Sir Francis Drake became the first British explorer to make contact with Native Americans.

It happened on what is now the American West Coast. The question is where? Oregon or California? The National Park Service is now poised to officially recognize one state's claim.

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