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  Native Americans - American Indians - The First People of America; History of Native American Tribes
It is believed that the first Native Americans arrived during the last ice-age, approximately 20,000 - 30,000 years ago through a land-bridge across the Bering Sound, from northeastern Siberia into Alaska.
The Natives regarded their white-complexioned visitors as something of a marvel, not only for their outlandish dress and beards and winged ships but even more for their wonderful technology - steel knives and swords, fire-belching arquebus and cannon, mirrors, hawkbells and earrings, copper and brass kettles, and so on.
Native people and their cultural heritage, with emphasis on the traditional cultures of the Indigenous People of the Southwest by exhibiting the work of Carl Moon for the world on the internet.
www.nativeamericans.com   (1615 words)

  
 Native Americans in the United States - NativeWiki
In the American Southwest, especially New Mexico, a syncretism between the Catholicism brought by Spanish missionaries and the native religion is common; the religious drums, chants, and dances of the Pueblo people are regularly part of Masses at Santa Fe's Saint Francis Cathedral.A Brief History of the Native American Church by Jay Fikes.
Native Americans are the only known ethnic group in the United States requiring a federal permit to practice their religion.
Native Americans and non-Native Americans frequently contest the value and validity of the eagle feather law, charging that the law is laden with discriminatory racial preferences and infringes on tribal sovereignty.
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  Native Americans in the United States
In the American Southwest, especially New Mexico, a syncretism between the Catholicism brought by Spanish missionaries and the native religion is common; the religious drums, chants, and dances of the Pueblo people are regularly part of Masses at Santa Fe's Saint Francis Cathedral.
Native Americans are the only known ethnic group in the United States requiring a federal permit to practice their religion.
Native Americans and non-Native Americans frequently contest the value and validity of the eagle feather law, charging that the law is laden with discriminatory racial preferences and infringes on tribal sovereignty.
en.explicatus.org /wiki/Native_Americans_in_the_United_States   (7934 words)

  
 Native Americans in the United States information - Search.com
Native Americans in the United States (also known as Indians, American Indians, Amerindians, Amerinds, or Indigenous or Aboriginal peoples or Americans) are the indigenous peoples within the territory that is now encompassed by the continental United States, including parts of Alaska, and their descendants in modern times.
The use of Native American themed team names in American professional sports is widespread and often controversial, with examples such as Chief Wahoo of the Cleveland Indians and the Washington Redskins.
In the American Southwest, especially New Mexico, a syncretism between the Catholicism brought by Spanish missionaries and the native religion is common; the religious drums, chants, and dances of the Pueblo people are regularly part of Masses at Santa Fe's Saint Francis Cathedral.
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 The Avalon Project : 18th Century Documents
Native Americans : Statutes of the United States
Ratification of the Constitution by the State of Maryland; April 28, 1788.
Ratification of the Constitution by the State of Virginia; June 26, 1788.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/18th.htm   (0 words)

  
 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance --- United States, 2005
One of the weighted state surveys was conducted during fall 2004, and three of the weighted state surveys and one of the weighted local surveys were conducted during fall 2005.
Prevalence of having not gone to school because of safety concerns ranged from 3.0% to 9.4% across state surveys (median: 5.4%) and from 6.5% to 19.8% across local surveys (median: 8.7%) (Table 15).
Prevalence of attending PE classes ranged from 25.2% to 94.2% across state surveys (median: 48.9%) and from 27.9% to 85.8% across local surveys (median: 45.9%) (Table 57).
www.cdc.gov /mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5505a1.htm   (9870 words)

  
  Health Care to Native Americans: United States 19th-Century Doctors'...
Euroamerican doctors of the 19th-century almost invariably considered Native American medical technique to be inferior to their own practices: Examples displayed here are representative.
To these skewers or sticks, passed beneath the integument and through the muscles, cords are attached, by means of which the candidates are raised clear of the ground, and left dangling until apparently dead, having fainted repeatedly.
Their knowledge of remedies and of diseases is so vague and limited that it is a marvel why any sane quack should think to add to his popularity by styling himself an Indian Doctor, or should hope to increase the sale of his nostrums, by giving them the christian name of some unpronounceable Indian tribe.
www.nlm.nih.gov /exhibition/if_you_knew/if_you_knew_04.html   (1058 words)

  
  Native Americans in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the American Southwest, especially New Mexico, a syncretism between the Catholicism brought by Spanish missionaries and the native religion is common; the religious drums, chants, and dances of the Pueblo people are regularly part of Masses at Santa Fe's Saint Francis Cathedral.
Native Americans are the only known ethnic group in the United States requiring a federal permit to practice their religion.
Native Americans and non-Native Americans frequently contest the value and validity of the eagle feather law, charging that the law is laden with discriminatory racial preferences and infringes on tribal sovereignty.
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Native_Americans_in_the_United_States   (5987 words)

  
  MAR | Data | Chronology for Native Americans in the United States of America   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Native American groups have been fighting for several years to be able to arrest and try in tribal courts all Native Americans and non-Native Americans who commit crimes on reservations.
Native Americans were outraged by the parade, and the subsequent display of a Buffalo Soldier exhibit at the Bowers Museum, and launched protests and hunger strikes.
Native Americans joined with African- Americans, Latinos, Asian- Americans, civil rights organizations and media groups in a brownout of the major television networks - a boycott by all those groups of the programming in protest of the lack of nonwhite actors and stories on their networks.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/chronology.asp?groupId=203   (3690 words)

  
  Native Americans in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the American Southwest, especially New Mexico, a syncretism between the Catholicism brought by Spanish missionaries and the native religion is common; the religious drums, chants, and dances of the Pueblo people are regularly part of Masses at Santa Fe's Saint Francis Cathedral.
Native Americans are the only known ethnic group in the United States requiring a federal permit to practice their religion.
Native Americans and non-Native Americans frequently contest the value and validity of the eagle feather law, charging that the law is laden with discriminatory racial preferences and infringes on tribal sovereignty.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Native_Americans_in_the_United_States   (5763 words)

  
 Native Americans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Native Americans is a term which has several different common meanings and scope, according to regional use and context.
When used in the United States, Native American may often refer to all indigenous peoples of North and South America collectively, but in most other countries the term is generally used to indicate indigenous people from the United States only.
In 19th-century United States politics, Native Americans also referred to members of the Native American Party or the associated movement, which has come to be known instead as the Know-Nothing movement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Native_Americans   (324 words)

  
 The Native American Peoples of The United States
This organic conservatism of traditional Native American culture has been reinforced by a continuous return to the past as means of survival and defence which is also part of an overall attempt through successive leaders to right the historical injustices that the American Indian has suffered at the hands of the American state.
Native American leadership in the 1980's has been put on the defensive by these policies which have given support to the many economic pressure groups who feel that the energy resources currently underneath the reservations are national assets.
The Native American cultural system that evolved in the Southwest is one of the longest-lasting in North America, stretching in a continuous arc of change and continuity from circa AD 400 to the present day.
www.americansc.org.uk /Online/brookman.htm   (7202 words)

  
 Native Americans raise awareness of sacred sites - UMC.org
Native Americans throughout the United States are running in relays and marathons to ancient sites and mounds to connect with their pasts.
Native American sacred places are where native people practiced their traditional religions and conducted rituals for peace for all of earth's creation.
Gathering the soil together from around the United States is also a way to symbolize the migrations of native peoples who were removed from their lands and to raise awareness of the connections that sacred sites have to Native people, Yahola said.
www.umc.org /site/c.gjJTJbMUIuE/b.1480893/k.CFF0/Native_Americans_raise_awareness_of_sacred_sites.htm   (783 words)

  
 Native Americans
In the states of Chiapas and Oaxaca and in the interior of the Yucat√°n peninsula the majority of the population is indigenous.
In the American Southwest, especially New Mexico, a syncretism between the Catholicism brought by Spanish missionaries and the native religion is common; the religious drums, chants, and dances of the Pueblo people are regularly part of Masses at Santa Fe's Saint Francis Cathedral.
Native American contributions include pottery, paintings, jewelry, weavings, sculptures, basketry, and carvings.Artists have at times misrepresented themselves as having native parentage, most notably Johnny Cash, who traced his heritage to Scottish ancestors and admitted he fabricated a story that he was one-quarter Cherokee.
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Native Americans are the only known ethnic group in the United States requiring a federal permit to practice their religion.
Native Americans and non-Native Americans frequently contest the value and validity of the eagle feather law, charging that the law is laden with discriminatory racial preferences and infringes on tribal sovereignty.
Many Native Americans would describe their religious practices as a form of spirituality, rather than religion, although in practice the terms may sometimes be used interchangeably.
www.gamecheatz.net /games.php?title=Native_Americans_in_the_United_States   (7074 words)

  
 Random Works of the Web » Blog Archive » Native Americans in the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Native Americans in the United States (also Indians, American Indians, First Americans, Indigenous Peoples, Aboriginal Peoples, Aboriginal Americans, Amerindians, Amerinds, or Original Americans) are those indigenous peoples within the territory that is now encompassed by the continental United States, and their descendants in modern times.
Native Americans were stunned to learn that when the British made peace with the Americans in the Treaty of Paris (1783), the British had ceded a vast amount of American Indian territory to the United States without even informing their Indian allies.
The use of Native American themed team names in American professional sports is widespread, with examples such as the Cleveland Indians, the Chicago Blackhawks, and the Washington Redskins.
random.dragonslife.org /native-americans-in-the-united-states/2085   (4869 words)

  
 Native Americans and the Law : Native Americans Under Current United States Law
Native American tribal governments are an integral part of the political fabric of the United States.
Georgia, in which Chief Justice John Marshall wrote that the relationship of the tribes to the United States resembles that of a "ward to its guardian." Because of this role, the United States holds the underlying fee title to tribal lands in trust for the tribes.
Other states, on the other hand, including Oklahoma, have made provision for tribal court decisions to be recognized in the state courts, thus making at least theoretically possible the full participation of tribal courts in the national justice system.
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 MAR | Data | Assessment for Native Americans in the United States of America   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Native Americans are among the poorest, least educated people in the country and suffer from sub-standard health and housing conditions.
Native Americans are represented by national organizations such as the American Indian Movement, the National Congress of American Indians, and the National Indian Youth Council.
While these groups claim to represent all of the Native Americans, they appear to lack the influence to adequately address the concerns and demands of the group with federal and state authorities.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/assessment.asp?groupId=203   (993 words)

  
 Native Americans in the United States
Casinos operated by many Native American governments in the United States are creating a stream of gambling revenue that some communities are beginning to use as leverage to build diversified economies.
To be established as a tribal groups, members have to submit extensive genealogical proof of tribal descent, yet in past years many Native Americans denied their Native American heritage, because it would have deprived them of many rights, such as the right of probate.
According to 2003 United States Census Bureau estimates, a little over one third of the 2,786,652 Native Americans in the United States live in three states: California at 413,382, Arizona at 294,137 and Oklahoma at 279,559.
www.newsdial.com /history/american-history/native-americans-united-states.html   (1403 words)

  
 EDSITEment - Lesson Plan
Native American Cultures Across the U.S. The term 'Native American' includes over 500 different groups and reflects great diversity of geographic location, language, socioeconomic conditions, school experience, and retention of traditional spiritual and cultural practices.
Teaching children about the First Americans in an accurate historical context while emphasizing their continuing presence and influence within the United States is important for developing a national and individual respect for the diverse American Indian peoples, and is necessary to understanding the history of this country.
In her essay, "Teaching Young Children about Native Americans," Debbie Reese explains that she uses the term "Native American," but also "recognizes and respects the common use of the term 'American Indian' to describe the indigenous people of North America.
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 Native American Genocide Still Haunts U.S.
During American expansion into the western frontier, one primary effort to destroy the Indian way of life was the attempts of the U.S. government to make farmers and cattle ranchers of the Indians.
The slaughter occurred because of the economic value of buffalo hides to Americans and because the animals were in the way of the rapidly westward expanding population.
The discrimination of the Native American population is only one example of this ruthless destruction.
www.iearn.org /hgp/aeti/aeti-1997/native-americans.html   (765 words)

  
 Discrimination against Native Americans   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Native Americans in the United States Indians in US in general.
Listening to Native Americans: Making Peace with the Past for the Future By John Barry Ryan, Professor of Religious Studies and a member of the Peace Studies faculty at Manhattan College.
American Indian Culture Research Center The principal purpose of the Center, located at Blue Cloud Abbey, is to inform the general public of the world view, the philosophy of life, the spiritual insight of Native Peoples.
www.shc.edu /theolibrary/native.htm   (1007 words)

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