Native Americans

Connections: What are local students learning about Thanksgiving?

What are local students learning about Thanksgiving? What’s often published in textbooks and taught in schools is a Euro-centric narrative that...
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Wed, 11/27/2019 - 9:14am
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Native American veterans tell their tales of service in 'The Warrior Tradition'

Native Americans have played an important role in the U.S. military. Tonight, a documentary that pays tribute to their stories premieres at 9 o'clock on...
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Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:35am
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'Reproduction on the Reservation': The history of forced sterilization of Native American women

In the fall of 2016, thousands of people gathered at the Standing Rock Reservation to protest the proposed construction of the Dakota Access pipeline....
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Tue, 10/29/2019 - 2:03am
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Connections: How languages become endangered

A language can say much about a culture, and when a language is in danger of being lost, what does that mean for the culture and those who celebrate it?...
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Thu, 04/04/2019 - 10:30am
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Connections: Discussing the film, "The Good Mind," and Native American land rights

We discuss a documentary called "The Good Mind.” It explores Native American land rights through a look the Onondaga Nation’s battle with the U.S....
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Fri, 11/16/2018 - 9:20am
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Connections: Discussing Native American identity

Senator Elizabeth Warren released a DNA test in an attempt to confirm her Native American ancestry. The Cherokee Nation responded by condemning the test...
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Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:06am
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Connections: Celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day

The City of Rochester is getting ready to celebrate its inaugural Indigenous Peoples' Day on October 8. The holiday will coincide with Columbus Day,...
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Thu, 10/04/2018 - 11:00am
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Connections: Discussing Native American food culture

An upcoming festival at Ganondagan explores Native American food and culture. We get a preview and discuss traditional and contemporary indigenous...
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Fri, 09/07/2018 - 10:50am
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Connections: Addressing racism toward Native Americans

Last month, while on a tour for prospective students at Colorado State University, a woman called police, saying she was concerned that two young men in...
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Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:19am
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Connections: The documentary, Lake of Betrayal

A documentary called Lake of Betrayal tells the story of the Kinzua Dam on the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania, and how its construction forced the...
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Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:35am
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