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Here is what DNA scientists claim about Cherokees descent and it’s not what you think!

“The Cherokees have lived in the Southeastern United States for over 10,000 years.Cherokees developedand cultivated corn, beans and squash – “the three sisters” – along with sunflowers and other crops. Archaeological evidence, early written accounts, and the oral history ofthe Cherokees themselves show the Cherokees as a mighty nation controlling more than 140,000 square miles with a population of thirty-six thousand...

Heated Exchanges as Utah Lawmakers Push Bill for Vast Reduction of Bears Ears Monument

Lawmakers and Tribal Leaders share strong words as the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands seek authority to shrink Bears Ears In the midst of public outcry and protest, the House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a Legislative Hearing Tuesday on H.R. 4532, the Shash Jáa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act. The bill...

20th Anniversary Screening of ‘Smoke Signals’ and 8 Indigenous-Made Films Premiering at Sundance

As just announced on the Sundance Institute website, this year, eight Indigenous-made films will be premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, January 18-28, in Park City, Utah. In addition, there will be a special 20th Anniversary Archive Screening of Smoke Signals, directed by Chris Eyre (Cheyenne/Arapaho) with the screenplay by Sherman Alexie (Spokane/Coeur d’Alene). In addition to the screenings of these...

Today in Native History: Natives Participate in Poor People’s Campaign; Protest BIA

Poor People’s Campaign brings ethnicities together over common issue of poverty On June 20, 1968, Natives protested outside the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., at the end of the Poor People’s Campaign, an effort that had been organized by Martin Luther King, Jr., to demand economic justice for people living in poverty. The campaign, which came about a month...

England Just Slapped Trump Silly with Ego-Shattering News

England undoubtedly despises Trump – perhaps even more than Trump’s home country.  The scaredy-cat president got cold feet when it came time to visit England this year due to the English vowing to meet him with mass protests. ::__IHACKLOG_REMOTE_IMAGE_AUTODOWN_BLOCK__::1 There have been several instances throughout the year where Trump’s insulted Britain.  For starters, he attacked the Mayor of London on Twitter...

Trump Slams Immigrants, He Should Read His Grandfather’s Letter Begging Not to Be Deported

Donald Trump’s grandfather, Friedrich Trump, was an immigrant.  That alone carries some small weight of irony that would probably be lost on Donald himself, but that’s not all.  Harper’s has translated and published a recently unearthed letter that Grandpa Trump penned to Prince Luitpold of Bavaria, begging not to be deported from Kallstadt. The elder Trump first moved to the...

Coal Miners Hang Their Heads in Shame After Realizing Trump Gave Them the Worst Shafting of Their Lives

One of the groups Trump told what they wanted to hear along the campaign trail was coal miners.  He put on a hard hat, put his thumbs high in the air and promised to get them back in the mines.  Aside from not delivering on his word, Trump just gave them another massive shafting with the GOP tax bill. Image...

After 30 years in U.S., metro Detroit immigrant deported to Mexico

His arms wrapped around his wife and two teenage children, Jorge Garcia's eyes welled up Monday morning as he looked into their eyes one last time near the entrance to the airport security gate at Detroit Metro Airport. His wife, Cindy Garcia, cried out while his daughter, Soleil, 15, sobbed into Garcia's shoulder as they hugged. Two U.S. immigration agents...

Girl is raped by 4 boys: 2 yrs later, her mother makes a terrible discovery in the bathroom

Being a teenager is often a hard time in a person’s life. Your body is changing, you’re struggling to find yourself, and you care too much about what others think. Some people remember their teenage years as a fun time in their lives, but many would like to forget about their time in middle school and high school. Why? Because...

This Marine Gave Everything For His Country. He Deserves Our Respect.

Retired Marine Cpl. Kyle Carpenter thought he was dead. He thought the enemy grenade had killed him. But he was still breathing. “My body was torn apart by an enemy hand grenade … upon arriving at Camp Bastion, I was labelled P.E.A. — patient expired on arrival. I flat-lined at Walter Reed,” Carpenter says, narrating the short video. “The enemy...