Monthly Archives: February 2007

The Cherokee freedmen issue

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma is scheduled to hold an election March 3 that could disenfranchise thousands of Cherokee Freedmen — the descendants of ex-slaves who were apparently included in the tribe’s membership and tribal land distributions in the past. Earlier this … Continue reading

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Miller to speak in Australia

On June 4, 2007, Bob Miller will speak on the topic of his new book at the 5th International Indigenous Librarian’s Forum in Brisbane Australia.

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Are casinos "good" for Indian nations?

Well known Indian journalist Tim Giago sees casinos as creating greed in Indian country and that the legal conflicts they can generate then cause a negative effect on all Indian tribes.  Is that true?  Is it wrong for native people to bring economic … Continue reading

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Indian mascot issue resolved?

The University of Illinois has finally decided to cease using a mascot dressed as an American Indian.  Chief Illiniwek will dance his last halftime show at the men’s basketball team’s final home game of the regular season.  The University has used this mascot … Continue reading

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Miller to speak in Iowa, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Washington & Idaho

Professor Miller will speak at the Western Historic Trails Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa on April 15, the George Wright Society conference in Minneapolis on April 16 and 17, the Leech Lake Tribal Community College on April 18, the Oklahoma Sovereignty … Continue reading

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Miller speaking in Philadelphia March 2

Professor Miller will be speaking on the subject of his book, Native America, Discovery and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, and Manifest Destiny, at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia on March 2.  The APS is the oldest learned … Continue reading

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Miller to speak at Cankdeska Cikana Community College

On February 28, Professor Miller will speak about his book at noon at the Cankdeska Cikana tribal college in Spirit Lake, North Dakota.

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