Native Americans

Connections: Understanding the truth about American and Native American history

Late last month, former senator Rick Santorum made comments at a Young America's Foundation conference that sparked backlash. During the "Standing Up...
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Mon, 05/17/2021 - 10:35am
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Haudenosaunee filmmakers get their own festival

Rochester annually hosts dozens of film festivals, and it’s about to get one more. Indigenous filmmakers, actors, and producers from the region will be...
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Mon, 02/08/2021 - 3:45am
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U.S. Election: One local Native American voter weighs in on what’s at stake

While election results won’t be official until absentee ballots are counted, one local Native American voter says that there is more than partisan...
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Wed, 11/04/2020 - 11:49am
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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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