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The People’s Paths
- Cherokee News Resources – general links
- Cherokee Culture/History/Facts Index – articles on Cherokee culture
- Cherokee Legal Archives – concerning the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
- Native American News Links – links to news articles
- Indian Gaming News & Links – list of casinos, regulatory information, news
- NAIIP News – North American Indian & Indigenous People’s News
This Internet site was created in the hope that all people, no matter what their own culture, may be able to find a bit of information that might be helpful in the understanding of American Indian Culture and other Native Cultures from all over our Mother which is called Earth!
Native People’s Cultures are as diverse as nature, but with good reason! Nature is our teacher and guide for walking the path of life! The Native Cultures teach that it is the human species responsibility to take care of our Mother! Only appreciation is asked, for what she gives us, in return for her care!
Progress is a wonderful thing! If we can keep some of the beliefs from the First People’s Cultures, that are alive and well, incorporated with the technology that leads to progress, it may help all peoples to live in a more harmonious world not only with Nature but with each other as well!
It is time to Celebrate and Appreciate the Diversity in the Human Species as we do in Nature! The rose is beautiful, but how long would its beauty be appreciated if it was the only species of flower we had to enjoy! It does not matter what name the Creator goes by or if you believe in one, many or none at all! The experience of a storm, rainbow, or just the sun rising and setting tells us there is a much Greater Power that speaks to all cultures and this Power that we call Nature survives because of diversity!
"To be used as mascots..." Editorial from the People's Voice The following was written in answer to the Greeley Tribunes question; Should Eaton High School change its team mascot because of concerns expressed by American Indians? To all human beings, Those who think...
A May 10, 2001 letter circulated on the Internet from Caroline Tohannie, a Navajo residing on the HPL in the Tonalea area, to Marsha Monestersky requested her help in restoring the Tohannie's only water source, a local windmill. Tohannie alleged that the Hopi Rangers...
Big Mountain, AZ - Yesterday, Friday, August 17, 2001, at approximately 5:00 a.m. Mountain Standard Time, the Office of Hopi Lands, Hopi Range Management, Resource Enforcement Services, Hopi Tribal Police, Navajo County Sheriff, and U.S. Department of the Interior’s...
Ya'a'tee Once again, things have been real busy here, and I've had a hard time getting this out, so please excuse if some of the "news" is a little out of date. It was gratifying to hear of the demonstrations and public outreach on behalf of the people here that took...
Ya'a'tee I have occasionally received criticisms that these writings of mine are too lengthy. Without wishing to go into a critique of "sound-bite" culture, or a discussion of the difference between being informed and being well informed, I thought I'd offer both a...
Ya'a'tee Judging by the amount of visitors we are getting here recently, its my guess that a lot of you are focussing on the Altar right now, so I wanted to get something out quickly, so please excuse me if this issue is a bit scattered. Communications from the Altar...
Cherokee Culture Notes Edited and Revised: August 27, 2000 Fact Sheet Author Unknown Edited by: Wendell Cochran, Tahlequah, OK Cherokee Method for Tanning Hides Mose Owl described this method. Step 1. Make a lye solution by putting one gallon of hickory ashes in a...
Prophecy Message Delivered and Submitted 11/22/93 at the "Cry Of The Earth" General Assembly, United Nations, New York Submitted by Martin Gashweseoma Hopi Caretaker of the Sovereign Hopi Nation For The Great Spirit, Massau'u We come here from the Sovereign Hopi...
ENOUGH! Statement by Leonard Benally in response to desecration of sacred Sundance Grounds site. To all the people Indigenous and non-indigenous people, On August 17th at 5:00 a.m. this was a disgrace, humiliating, and disregarded our right to pray which is supposed...
**JANUARY January Annual Indian River Native American Festival Silver Sands Arena, 625 Tomoka Farms Road (C. R.#415) New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32168 Contact: 904-424-0860 (Vendors by invitation.) **FEBRUARY February Annual Native American Inter-Tribal "Arts &...
"Hopi Tribal staff stuffed the Tree of Life into a woodchipper and haul the other remains away in trailers" Camp Ana Mae, the well-known site of Sun Dances , home to Louise Benally and her children at the foot of Big Mountain, Arizona has been bulldozed by Hopi Tribal...
Cherokee Culture Notes Edited and Revised: August 27, 2000 Fact Sheet Author Unknown Edited by: Wendell Cochran, Tahlequah, OK Cherokee Clothing and Adornment The earliest description of southeastern Indian costumes might apply to the Cherokee was written by Adair (p....
I, Chief Arvol Looking Horse of the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota Nation would like to offer a statement concerning the violation against the Sacred Sundance Ceremony at Big Mountain, Arizona. The Sacred White Buffalo Calf Bundle that I care for consists of the Seven...
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