WHISPERS IN THE WIND
- Exploring a cultural borderland: Native American journeys of discovery in the early twentieth... Hoxie, Frederick E. // Journal of American History;Dec92, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p969
Relates efforts of Native American intellectuals, religious reformers, and political leaders to define their culture to modern Americans. Extinction of tribal traditions; General Allotment Act; Image of Indian people and Indian history; Indian discovery of non-Indian America; Indian entrance...
- Investigating Child Sexual Abuse in the American Indian Community. Schafer, John R.; McIlwaine, Blaine D. // American Indian Quarterly;Spring92, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p157
Explains how to conduct an investigation of child sexual abuse in the American Indian community. Focuses on various cases involving children on the Navajo and Hopi reservations in Arizona. Investigator's need to understand tribal culture and mores; Role of the extended family; alcohol-related...
- Roots of democracy extends from Indians. // San Diego Business Journal;7/31/95, Vol. 16 Issue 31, pA2
Reports on Indian practices adopted by the drafters of the United States Constitution. Kumeyaay Nation's federation of autonomous and self-governing bands; Caucus as an important Indian political institutions; Political meetings rule on speaking; Indian penchant of respectful individualism and...
- Native American chic. // U.S. News & World Report;12/31/90, Vol. 109 Issue 26, p71
Suggests that Kevin Costner's `Dances with Wolves' will spur a new awareness of Native Americans as it coincides with a resurgence of interest among Native Americans about themselves. Focus of attention on the problems of today's Native Americans,such as extreme unemployment and poor health care.
- Catching the Saviour Fish. Koppel, Tom // Beaver;Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p20
Focuses on the eulachon fish that flourishes along Nass River valley in the northwestern British Columbia. Qualities of the fish; Abundance of the fish in the Nass River during spring; Information on the social life and condition of the Nisga'a Indians.
- Great Mohican Pow-Wow set for 30th anniversary. // Farm & Dairy;6/12/2014, Vol. 100 Issue 38, pB29
The article offers information on the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Great Mohican Pow-Wow and Native American culture, hosted by Mohican Reservation Campgrounds, to be held in Loudonville, Ohio from July 11-13, 2014.
- A Sacred Object as Text: Reclaiming the Sacred Pole of the Omaha Tribe. Ridington, Robin // American Indian Quarterly;Winter93, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p83
Looks at the Omahas' reclamation of their Sacred Pole. History; Negotiations for Pole's return in Cambridge; Stories connected the Pole; Implications.
- Ceremonies. Dyer, Dolores A. // Plank House;2001, p24
In the winter, many ceremonies and feasts were held in Native American plank house villages of the Pacific Northwest. Sometimes hundreds of people would gather in the village chief's house to see plays and dances that told the stories and legends of the tribe. The chief would hold a ceremony...
- Mars Colonization Mission Shortlists 62 from India. // News India Times;2/7/2014, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p20
The article reports on the participation of Indian citizens to the Mars colonization mission of non-profit organization Mars One in 2024.
- Wow Powwow. Buckley, Susan; Burt, Barbara // Appleseeds;Oct98, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p2
Looks at the different meanings of the word powwow. Pictures that may come into mind at the mention of the word; Celebration of Native American culture with dancing and drumming; Childhood powwow experiences of consulting editor Shawn Termin.