Posts under: Native American History

Call For Entries: Help Design the National Native American Veterans Memorial!

CALL FOR ENTRIES November 11, 2017–January 9, 2018 Potential applicants must create an account to log in and submit an application. The National Museum of the American Indian invites entries to the design competition for the National Native American Veterans Memorial—the first to recognize the exceptional military service of Native...

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Gay Marriage Comes to Indian Country

A couple years ago we reported in a PowWows.com blog about the Gay Marriage movement in Indian Country, that even though the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Gay Marriage in all 50 states on June 26, 2015., only a handful of tribes decided to recognize the new Gay Marriage Law on...

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Northern Plains Indians: A Modern Wet Plate Perspective

A photographer from Bismarck, North Dakota has been taking a special interest in the people of the Northern Plains lately using a photographic method invented in the mid-1800’s. You might have seen some of Shane Balkowitsch’s photographs—the historic yet timeless, black-and-white, detailed images of some of Indian Country’s most recognized...

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