How do mixed-race people (i.e. with multiple ethnic backgrounds) reconcile living in white supremacy? Do mixed-race people ever transcend the barriers to become grounded and thrive in their identity? (so no, I don't mean a mixed-race person who has settled for a singular identity as the pricetag for membership benefits in a single ethnic group; I mean mixed-race persons who've thrived in spite of membership or acceptance by either group). [more inside]
Help me find resources for elementary age children regarding the modern Native American experience. [more inside]
Could Native Americans own land in America in the years between 1700-1900? [more inside]
RaceWIN? Native American-written dystopian/fantasy/science/ speculative fiction. I am looking for the name of the text and author of a contemporary Native American novel that is satirical and dystopian. [more inside]
A friend of mine found an old military medal in New Hampshire. It appears to be made of tin or some other light metal and handmade. The first part is a twig attached to a decoration, and the second part is arrows in a pouch. I put video on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlPqFhq6xdY . The audio is from Lost, which was playing when I did the video. Does anyone know what these medals are?
What are some things I can do/see on my upcoming trip to Maui to best learn about the island's native cultural history? [more inside]
NPR-story-with-little-to-go-on-filter: Several years ago, I heard a radio story involving a tribal election in which one candidate was represented as being for re-investing funds in the tribe, while another was for direct payments to tribe members. An tribe member, interviewed, said he'd vote for the latter, although even he didn't think it was best for the tribe or for him in the long term -- because he wanted the cash. [more inside]
I'm 50% Native American, and 50% Sicilian. Why am I sun burned so badly? [more inside]
What are some good American Indian (or "Native American") blogs or community politics/culture/what-have-you discussion sites?
Need High-Res image of one particular Dawes Roll page. I have a low-res image, but I can't read some of the words. Longish story within. [more inside]