Uncovering the history of Columbus

The United States celebrates Columbus Day — also recognized as Indigenous Peoples’ Day — on the second Monday in October every year, and the holiday further perpetuates false narratives.

Land acknowledgments foster education, allyship

Some academics and Native-focused nonprofits encourage land acknowledgements as a way to engage with the Indigenous peoples upon whose property their work and lives depend. These statements exist with various purposes and potentials.

First Americans Museum celebrates opening weekend

After decades of being hindered by inconsistent funding and bureaucratic red tape, the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City opens to the public Sept. 18 and 19. The weekend includes tours, demonstrations, performances, family activities and more.

Harnessing teamwork

Not everyone can successfully incorporate marriage and business, but Bob and Patty Frakes are breaking the status quo with their leatherworking company Frakes Designs.

Archivist shares importance of preserving family stories

Archivist and historian Lynn Cowles created a display at the Allen J Ellender Memorial Library at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana, to highlight her Potawatomi family’s past. She celebrated Native American Heritage Month in November 2020 with visitors.