Biden will consult with Indian chiefs on federal policy

In March, the US Department of the Interior will begin consultations with Native American leaders on COVID-19, economic security, racial justice and climate change, as part of US President Joe Biden's efforts to ensure greater tribal participation in federal policy discussions. About…

How the Navajo Indians came up with a military cipher that cannot be broken

After allied military ciphers, which were used during World War II to hide impending operations in the Pacific theater of operations, were deciphered by Japanese forces, the US Marine Corps turned to the Navajo for help, Share America tells. Marine ...

Chingachgook's descendants: 13 Hollywood stars with Native American roots

You will be surprised, but the blood of Indian peoples flows in the veins of these celebrities. The publication Uznayvse.ru found out which stars are fully or partially Native Americans. Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie's mother claimed that among her distant relatives were the Iroquois - representatives of the tribes that today ...

Reservation pandemic: how Indians fight coronavirus

Dr. Jean Noble worked as an emergency medical practitioner. When asked at the University of California San Francisco hospital where she works if anyone would like to fly to Navajo territory and help with the escalating COVID-19 outbreak, the woman readily agreed. About it…

U.S. Supreme Court finds nearly half Oklahoma Indian land

The US Supreme Court has recognized the eastern part of Oklahoma, almost half of its territory, as a reservation for Indian tribes. 5 out of 9 judges voted for the decision. This part of the state is home to approximately 2 million people. Writes about this "Voice of America". Almost all ...

Own power and laws: how Indians live in the USA

If you ever want to visit the place where real Indians live, thinking that they still spend the night in tepees in the middle of the prairies, prepare to be disappointed. Most modern reservations are not much different from the typical American backwater - the same low-rise brick houses and the ubiquitous road signs. Writes about this "Tourist". Local tourists ...

Turkey May Recognize Indian Genocide in US in Response to Recognition of Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Empire

Turkey may recognize the Indian genocide in the United States in response to the decision of the US Senate to recognize the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire in 1915. This was stated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Novaya Gazeta writes. “Our parliament can also recognize genocide ...

The first inhabitants of America came from Siberia

Scientists from the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Copenhagen have carried out joint studies of the human genome. As a result, it turned out that the first inhabitants of America came from Siberia. It turned out that the first settlers appeared here twenty-three thousand years ago and began to live in Alaska. Then,…

Indians demand to give them the skeleton of an ancient man

  A long-standing controversy over the ownership of the skeleton, which is estimated to be nine thousand years old, has ended in the United States. Local indigenous tribes of the Indians claimed their rights on the skeleton. They call him “Ancient Ancestor Number 1” and wanted to reburial in accordance with custom. ...

The last of the Navajo military coders died

  In Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Wednesday, aged 93, Chester Nez is the last surviving Navajo cryptographer. This was reported by The Los Angeles Times. Nez was part of a group of 29 Indians who studied in ...

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