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Assignments for April 20, 22, 24

Monday, April 20 –

No assigned readings; in-class screening of Journey of the Universe.

Wednesday, April 22 –

No assigned readings; in-class screening of  61 more words

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Assignments for April 21, 23

Tuesday, April 21 –

Continue work on your research project.

Thursday, April 23 – REPORT DUE

Write a 500-word essay recounting the  46 more words

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Native American rights law firm gives grants for tribal health care

ALASKA – A Native American law firm with a sizable Alaska presence announced Tuesday it is launching a $3.5 million charitable program to support tribal health care. 134 more words


Native American vs. American Indian: Political correctness dishonors traditional chiefs of old

U.S. – Who decided for us that we should be called “Native Americans?”

It was the mainstream media of course. One day a reporter was interviewing an East Coast Indian and the reporter said, “Indian” and the East Coast Indian said, “No, we don’t like to be called Indians because we got that name when Columbus thought he landed in India: We prefer to be called Native Americans.” 177 more words


Hundreds gather in Lower Brule to mourn Jandreau

SOUTH DAKOTA – Hundreds of mourners, representatives from South Dakota’s tribal governments and state and federal leaders gathered to remember late Lower Brule Sioux Tribal Chairman Michael Jandreau. 77 more words


Assignments for April 13, 15, 17

Monday, April 13 –

Read the assigned handouts on Gaia; come prepared to outline each essay and to discuss passages you find interesting:

“God and Gaia” 51 more words

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White Earth Nation citizens gather for annual address

MINNESOTA – Citizens of the White Earth Nation gathered at the Shooting Star Casino on Thursday for the annual State of the White Earth Union address. 105 more words