In a single day, December 29, 1890, an estimated 300 men, women, and children of the Miniconjou and Hunkpapa Lakota lay dead or dying near Wounded Knee Creek on the Pine Ridge Reservation, having been massacred by the U.S. Army’s 7thCalvary Regiment. There they remained for three days, while a blizzard preserved them in frozen [...]
Welcome a new Native American blogger familiar with American Indian history, film, and education.
We have great news for all of our readers: A guest blogger will be joining us!! His name is Andrew Bentley and he’s an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina (the largest tribe east of the Mississippi.) Andrew is also a VISTA volunteer by trade. National Relief Charities is fortunate to have Andrew in our service. I’ve had [...]
It’s here, the announcement of our “Rez of the Story Contest winner. Our winner was randomly selected from among contest entrants by the use of a computerized random number generator. We thank all who entered the contest and encourage everyone to read Vince’s book, which is filled with wisdom and understanding the whole world needs. [...]
Happy new year and welcome to 2012! Let’s all resolve to help one another more this year. Our “Rez of the Story Contest“ ended on December 31st. We will announce the contest winner this Thursday, January 5. Check back then to see if it’s you!
Elder photos from Christmas distributions.
Native American children from the reservations enjoying Santa and holiday gifts.
For those of you who’ve been following the blog posts of Native American journalist and author Vince Two Eagles, I have some good news: Vince’s new book is out!! This book is a compilation of Vince’s work as published in several South Dakota newspapers. In keeping with the spirit of his infamous tagline, the book is called “The [...]