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Jay Tavare: Names perpetuate false images of Indian people

Posted by Gwendolyn on May 17, 2011 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

"Most American Indian tribal names are not the real names of the Indian nations. They were names given to them by their enemies or more correctly, the Indians who worked with the United States Cavalry to fight the Indians who resisted the white ways. The word "Apache" -- the tribal name for N'de people -- originally came from the Zuni word "apachu," a derogatory term that means "enemy strangers."

Also, Geronimo's real name was Goyakola, "the one who yawns a l...

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You by Gwendolyn Brooks

Posted by Gwendolyn on May 17, 2011 at 3:58 PM Comments comments (0)


I needed you

Wanted you

Desired you

Cared for you

All the things

To show my love

Hoping to receive

In return

I fought for you

Defended you

Took care of you

Called for you

All the things

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Powwow honors Keeper

Posted by Gwendolyn on May 17, 2011 at 3:18 PM Comments comments (0)

Friends of the Keeper of the Plains will host their annual powwow at the Mid-America All-Indian Center.

To some people, having four American Indian powwows a year in Wichita might seem like a lot.

To Susan Seals and other representatives of Wichita's native community, however, it's not. Seals would like to see at least six powwows a year — the number that the founders of the Mid-America All-Indian Center had in mind when the...

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Celebs from General Hospital, Twilight crash in County

Posted by Gwendolyn on May 17, 2011 at 3:04 PM Comments comments (0)


Above, Robert Nand, actor Tyler Christopher, Joe Huff, actor Chaske Spencer and Cris Judd pose for a pictures at the Mid-American All Indian Center, Saturday.

Wellington, Kan. — Sumner County saw its share of celebri...

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'Breaking Dawn' Bed Photo And Our Other Favorite 'Twilight' First Looks

Posted by Gwendolyn on May 11, 2011 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

As the hot new 'Breaking Dawn' image spreads around the Web, take a look at our favorite all-time 'Twilight' sneak peeks.

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in "Breaking Dawn"

"It's one ...

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The Next Twilight? The Next Edward?

Posted by Gwendolyn on May 11, 2011 at 3:16 PM Comments comments (0)

Actor Rick Mora (Twilight) reflects on the winning screenplay of The Famous Monsters of Filmland and discovers the Vampire Symphony Orchestra in 'The Romanian Tomb' by Erik von Wodtke.


PRLog (Press Release) – May 09, 2011 – Actor Rick Mora (Twilight) read recently that a 2011 screenplay winner of the Famous Monsters of Filmland competition was a vampire/romance/thriller. “...

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Chaske Spencer to testify to Congress against use of inappropriate Native American codename

Posted by Gwendolyn on May 11, 2011 at 2:46 PM Comments comments (0)

Chaske Spencer is going to testify to Congress against the use of inappropriate Native American codename read article for more details!

The Senate Indian Affairs committee will hold a hearing Thursday on racist Native American stereotypes, a hearing that will now also address the Osama bin Laden m...

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Know Your Children

Posted by Gwendolyn on May 9, 2011 at 3:09 PM Comments comments (0)

Heroin is a dangerous drug. It is also one of the most widely abused drugs in the world. Many legal narcotics are derived from the opium poppy, which is also where morphine comes from.

Heroin is derived from morphine. Like many highly addictive drugs, heroin is incredibly dangerous to give to children and yet millions of children around the world become addicted to this illegal substance from an early age causing serious damage to their health and in some cases death.

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Rick Mora ┬? Gorgeous Native

Posted by Gwendolyn on May 9, 2011 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Bailey here again –

It’s been a while since I’ve written about a Native hunk, so here we go. Ever heard of Rick Mora? Hmmmm. He’s nice. VERY nice. And apparently, he’s a very busy guy. Rick is an actor, model, photograph...

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