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How to Prove That You're Cherokee

The bands of Comanche that roamed the Great Plains area of the United States in the 19th century adhered to a traditional division of labor, which left women in charge of work related to home and family, while men hunted and fought. Additionally, high-ranking men engaged in trade with Europeans, Mexicans and Americans, often to sell back kidnapped relatives and dignitaries.

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Marie Bottineau Baldwin (1863-1952) was a Chippewa attorney.  Marie was the first Native American student and first woman of color to gradua...

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How to Prove That You're Cherokee

Feathers were ubiquitous in the Cherokee environment and merged into many aspects of the Cherokee culture. Acquisition, preparation and usage of certain types of feathers became traditional rituals and in many cases relegated to specific members of the tribe. Some traditions had to be followed such as the one stating that all feathers except those...

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William H. Johnson (1901–1970) was a talented artist who became famous for his Scandinavian landscape paintings and "primitive" scenes of black life. A South Carolina native and son of an African-American/Sioux woman and a white man, Johnson moved to New York in 1918 to study at the National Academy of Design. In 1926, he was passed over for a traveling scholarship because of his race. Considered one of the school's most talented students, a teacher gave him 1000 dollars to travel…

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