Tag Archives: Native American

Forgotten National Monuments — From The Darkness Into The Light

U.S. National Monuments are natural and man-made sights that have been preserved and protected for their cultural, historical and scientific relevance. The title can be granted to anything from a coral reef to a civil war fortress and prehistoric pueblo. … Continue reading

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Biloxi Mardi Gras Museum – Mississippi Mondays June 10, 2019

Updated: Added TripHobo. I will also update once the museum fully moves into its new location and opens for business. I found this week’s Mississippi Mondays post on Gluseum– https://www.gluseum.com/US/Biloxi/255425414622751/Mardi-Gras-Museum.  It has moved, or is in the process of moving … Continue reading

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William Tully Brown, USMC Navajo Code Talker, Passes Over — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

USMC Veteran, William Tully Brown, Navajo Code Talker, wearing his uniform for the last time when he swabbed to provide his DNA for posterity. What a legacy this man leaves, literally from the beginning of his life to the very … Continue reading

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Chief Piomingo Statue – Mississippi Mondays June 3, 2019

I found this week’s Mississippi Mondays post on MississippiHills.org – http://www.mississippihills.org/directory/listing/chief-piomingo-statue. It’s a slight departure from my usual Mississippi Mondays selections, and I expected it would be harder to find links for this reason. Official website: http://www.chickasaw.tv/history/video/tupelo-di… or http://www.tupeloms.gov/ Visit … Continue reading

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RIP Levi Oakes (2019), last surviving Mohawk World War II code talker

When I was searching Legacy.com for an obit, I saw the following – Levi Oakes (2019), last surviving Mohawk World War II code talker (What is a Code Talker? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_talker): http://www.legacy.com/news/celebrity-deaths/notable-deaths/article/levi-oakes-2019-last-surviving-mohawk-world-war-ii-code. He died May 28, 2019 according to Legacy link … Continue reading

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LeValdo selected to represent NAJA on new Indian Country Today board — Native American Journalists Association

Norman, Okla. – Rhonda LeValdo (Acoma), a faculty member at Haskell Indian Nations University in Media Communications, was recently selected by the Native American Journalists Association to serve on the newly formed board of directors for Indian Country Today, LLC. … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Apron Museum, Iuka, Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays May 13, 2019

I found this on Roadside America – World’s Largest Apron Museum, Iuka, Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays May 13, 2019: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/48246. For starters, this is how you pronounce Iuka (YouTube video) – How to Say or Pronounce USA Cities — Iuka, … Continue reading

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Mythological Creature; The “Alom-bag-winno-sis,” a Northeastern Native American dwarf & writing prompt — ARJung

The Alom-bag-winno-sis or “The Alom,” which I shortened, are dwarfish cryptids from the folklore of the Abenaki native people. The Abenaki, according to Wikipedia are indigenous of the Americas- located in the northeastern United States as well as Eastern Canada. via … Continue reading

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Century-Old Blackfoot Headdress Found in Thrift Store Returned to First Nation — ChrisD.ca – Winnipeg News

CALGARY — A more than century-old Blackfoot headdress that was dropped in a thrift store bin has been returned to a First Nation east of Calgary. via Century-Old Blackfoot Headdress Found in Thrift Store Returned to First Nation — ChrisD.ca – … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of May 6, 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearch’s blog –New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of May 6, 2019 – https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-may-6-2019/. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week including over 1.8 million from Brazil and 4.5 million from Scotland. Other countries include Canada, England, Peru, Poland, South Africa, and … Continue reading

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