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The History of Thanksgiving from the Native American Perspective

There are always two sides to a story. Unfortunately, when it comes to the history of Thanksgiving, generations of Americans have been taught a one-sided history in homes and schools. The dominant cul...

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Native Hope Joins #GivingTuesday

Native Hope realizes the power of unity and collaboration in making an impact in the lives of Native American children and families. That is why we are joining forces with the #GivingTuesday movement.

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November 18, 2022

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Rock your Mocs

Honoring culture and individuality in an increasingly fast-paced, modern world is a challenge for the members of America's 574 federally recognized tribes. But one woman came up with a simple idea—tha...

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November 15, 2022

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Hope Report: July, August, and September 2022

Native Hope continued its outreach and assistance efforts to different communities throughout South Dakota for the months of July, August and September.  “I do appreciate your help during this time, I...

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November 8, 2022

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The History and Culture of the Iroquois

One of the most well-known and influential tribes in Native American history, the Iroquois have a fascinating story.  The name "Iroquois" refers to a language, not the particular tribe itself. In fact...

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November 6, 2022

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Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Every November since 1990, the United States celebrates Native American Heritage Month. The commemoration of the month provides a platform for Native Americans to share traditions, music, crafts, and ...

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November 1, 2022

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The History and Culture of the Ojibwe (Chippewa) Tribe

The Ojibwe tribe, also known as the Chippewa or Saulteaux, have historically lived in what's now southern Canada, the northern Midwestern United States, and Northern Plains. Known for their trademark ...

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October 30, 2022

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Why Indigenous Peoples' Day Matters

On April 3rd, 2019, the state of New Mexico officially replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day. From now on, the second Monday in October will honor the strength and resilience of Indigenou...

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October 9, 2022

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Protect native women and children from sex trafficking

In South Dakota, October 15, kicks off South Dakota’s annual pheasant season opener, offering access to nearly 4.5 million acres of public land. It is the largest hunting attraction in the state; it’s...

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October 5, 2022

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The Past, Present, and Future of the Navajo Nation

With a rich history and a unique culture, the Navajo Nation is one of North America's most celebrated and well-known native tribes. They were at the center of many conflicts and events in the 19th and...

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September 28, 2022

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