Native-owned Eighth Generation launches new wool blanket honoring ‘Jim Thorpe’

On Indigenous People’s Day 2019, Seattle based Eighth Generation will launch a special edition wool blanket honoring Native American sports hero, Jim Thorpe. Last year, Eighth Generation officially licensed the Jim Thorpe name and likeness. Continue reading

Oneida Indian Nation honored for historic contribution aiding enslaved Africans during slavery

Don Victor Mooney, of Queens, and President of HR 1242 Resilience Project, presented a kente cloth to Ms. Shawn Barbano, Executive Assistant to Mr. Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Indian Nation to recognize their historic contribution in aiding enslaved Africans during slavery. Continue reading

Blackfeet Nation to host first-ever Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women tribunal in the U.S.

MMIW tribunal to be held at the Blackfeet Community College in Browning, Montana the weekend of October 4-5

Blackfeet Nation

The Blackfeet Nation will host the first-ever Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) tribunal in the US over the weekend of October 4 and 5 at the Blackfeet Community College in Browning, Montana. The two-day Blackfeet MMIW Tribunal will record public testimony from MMIW survivors and victims’ families, as well as providing private sessions for witnesses who may be hesitant to share their accounts in a public forum. Continue reading