NAIIP Paths to Living History
‘North American Indian & Indigenous People’s

“To know the road ahead, ask the man coming back.”
–Old Indian saying




Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America

Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America

Written by Benjamin Franklin ~ 1784 Savages we call them, because their manners differ from ours, which we think the perfection of civility; they think the same of theirs. Perhaps, if we could examine the manners of different nations with impartiality, we should find...
Snoqualmie Tribe needs your help!

Snoqualmie Tribe needs your help!

The Snoqualmie Tribe is in Washington State They are an unrecognized tribe. When the Washington Tribes were herded on to reservations, the Snoqualmie people stayed near the Snoqualmie Falls. It has been their millenia old responsibility to care for their...
Thanksgiving Day Celebrates A Massacre

Thanksgiving Day Celebrates A Massacre

Research compiled, October 19, 1990 by Johyn Westcott and Paul Apidaca William B. Newell, a Penobscot Indian and former chairman of the Anthropology department at the University of Connecticut, says that the first official Thanksgiving Day celebrated the massacre of...
How Effective Was Navajo Code?

How Effective Was Navajo Code?

“One Former Captive Knows” By Tim Korte, Sanostee, New Mexico By the close of World War II, Army Sgt. Joe Kieyoomia shared something with the secret words employed by the Navajo Code Talkers: both were like granite against Japanese efforts to break them....
The First Inhabitants – The Hopi

The First Inhabitants – The Hopi

“History, Rights, Joint Use, HPL” Provided by the Hopi Tribe All of the land within today’s northeastern Arizona was once a part of the Hopi tutsqua, the ancestral and sacred homeland of the Hopi. It is estimated the tutsqua covers over 18 million...