• The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1
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    The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

    Hi I’m John Green, and this is Crash Course U.S. History! No, Stan. That’s not gonna work, actually. I mean, we’re talking about the 16th century today, when this was neither united nor states. By the way, this globe reflects the fact that I believe that Alaskan statehood is illegitimate! In fact, we’re going to call this whole show “U.S. History” but inevitably it is going to involve other parts of the world and also, not to brag, a small part of the moon. Sorry, we can be a little bit self-aggrandizing sometimes, here in America. So to begin U.S. history, we’re not going to talk about the United states…

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    Herrera v. Wyoming [SCOTUSbrief]

    Herrera versus Wyoming presents a very interesting treaty question that’s alive today and that shows the enduring effect of issues flowing from an 1868 treaty between an Indian tribe and the United States. It’s a simple fact pattern. You have a group of hunters who are Crow tribal members from the Crow Reservation in Montana. They’re elk hunting for their families, subsistence hunting. When they go over a fence, they’re in Wyoming and they shoot an elk over there, and they get arrested by the state of Wyoming and they’re charged with illegal hunting under Wyoming state law. Herrera takes the position legally, “I’m a Crow tribal member, I’m exercising…

  • Warren revisits Native American DNA controversy with new apology
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    Warren revisits Native American DNA controversy with new apology

    ♪ ♪>>Dana: ELIZABETH WARREN THING A SURGE OF THE POLLS BUT AN OLD CONTROVERSY CONTINUES TO HAUNT HER. THE 2020 DEMOCRATIC HOPEFUL APOLOGIZING AGAIN FOR TWO NATIVE AMERICANS FOR HER PREVIOUS CLAIMS.>>I KNOW THAT I’VE MADE MISTAKES. I AM SORRY FOR HARM I HAVE CAUSED. I HAVE LISTENED AND I HAVE LEARNED A LOT, AND I’M GRATEFUL FOR THE MANY CONVERSATIONS THAT WE’VE HAD TOGETHER. IT IS A GREAT HONOR TO BE ABLE TO PARTNER WITH INDIAN COUNTRY, AND THAT’S WHAT I’VE TRIED TO DO AS A SENATOR, AND THAT’S WHAT I PROMISE I WILL DO AS PRESIDENT.>>Dana: THAT WAS HER TODAY AT A BIG EVENT, JESSE. A CONTRARY COULD…

  • Oklahoma can’t cancel the First Amendment.
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    Oklahoma can’t cancel the First Amendment.

    Peggy Fontenot: I was born an American-Indian. I’ve always been an American-Indian, and I’ve always identified as such. Under the Oklahoma law, I’m being prohibited from doing that, and it’s unconstitutional. It’s my right to identify with who I am. I’m a member of the Patawomeck, which is a state-recognized tribe in Virginia, and my documentation goes back to the 1600s. Caleb Trotter: Peggy Fontenot is an award-winning photographer and American-Indian artist who specializes in bead jewelry. Oklahoma’s new law has restricted the ability of artists like Peggy, who are members of state-recognized tribes, to be able to truthfully explain and describe and market their art as American-Indian made. This…