Latest Native Americans in the United States Stories

2011-08-01 11:22:00

DENVER, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation (SFNTC) has entered its fourth year of support for Native higher education with the American Indian College Fund by awarding $155,000 for Native student scholarships. Ten Native Teacher Preparation Scholarships will be awarded under the program for $4,000 each. To qualify, students must be American Indians attending a tribal college and studying to be a teacher or education paraprofessional....

2011-03-21 16:41:27

Study has important implications to how "sensitive" landscapes are to land-use and farming strategies A new study by Baylor University geology researchers shows that Native Americans' land use nearly a century ago produced a widespread impact on the eastern North American landscape and floodplain development several hundred years prior to the arrival of major European settlements. The study appears on-line in the journal Geology. Researchers attribute early colonial land-use practices, such...

2011-03-10 10:22:00

DENVER, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long before gold brought pioneers to Colorado in 1858, the territory was home to a wide number of Native American tribes. This spring and summer, visitors can get a new look at Old West history at a variety of special events that range from authentic Indian powwows to world class exhibitions of Native American artworks. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110310/DC62903) (Logo:...

2011-01-04 07:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking exhibition exploring the shared history between African and Native Americans will open at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art on Feb. 12, 2011. Red/Black: Related Through History includes an object-based exhibition on the subject, created by the Eiteljorg Museum, and the Smithsonian's traveling panel show, Indivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas. (Photo:...

2010-12-24 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- By: Eve Schwartz Public Relations (ESPR) - Marc Victor and Mary Jo Christian went out to visit American Indian Reservations to put together an incredible Native American competition where one tribe will win a wind and solar generation system and tech school for an upcoming TV show, Dream Catcher - Search for the Ultimate Warrior (www.UltimateWarriorSearch.com). When they arrived on some reservations they discovered American Indians right here in...

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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.