Native American http://nhpr.org en Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum http://nhpr.org/post/mount-kearsarge-indian-museum <p>The Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum is dedicated to sharing Native American history and culture, past and present, with all who come through its doors.&nbsp;In addition to displaying its collection and maintaining a lending library, the museum holds Powwows and runs educational and special programs.&nbsp;Peter Newell is chief of the New Hampshire Intertribal Native American Council.</p> Sat, 02 Jun 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 5915 at http://nhpr.org Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum America's First Locavores http://nhpr.org/post/americas-first-locavores <p>Not having access to healthy food on reservations has increased diabetes rates among Native Americans.</p> Thu, 17 May 2012 16:48:38 +0000 Virginia Prescott 5013 at http://nhpr.org America's First Locavores Fewer Tribal Ironworkers Reaching For The Sky http://nhpr.org/post/fewer-tribal-ironworkers-reaching-sky <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LN0gvvXdRE</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 19:28:00 +0000 2954 at http://nhpr.org Fewer Tribal Ironworkers Reaching For The Sky Voters May Break Up Fight Over 'Fighting Sioux' http://nhpr.org/post/voters-may-break-fight-over-fighting-sioux The state Supreme Court in North Dakota is about to consider this question: Can lawmakers require a college to name its sports teams after a Native American tribe?<p>For decades, University of North Dakota teams have been known as the "Fighting Sioux." It's a name some see as an honor and others find demeaning. Now, the long fight over the Fighting Sioux may be settled in a courtroom.<p><strong>2,400 Logos And A 'Vexing' Dispute</strong><p>If there is any place to see the Fighting Sioux logo, it's at the university's hockey arena. Thu, 15 Mar 2012 04:01:00 +0000 2518 at http://nhpr.org Voters May Break Up Fight Over 'Fighting Sioux' Through Video, Lakota Students Reject Stereotypes http://nhpr.org/post/through-video-lakota-students-reject-stereotypes Unhappy with portrayals of Native Americans in mainstream media, a group of students from South Dakota's Rosebud Sioux Reservation created a video to show that their community is about more than alcoholism, broken homes and crime.<p>The students are visiting Washington, D.C., on Monday to lobby Congress for increased funding for schools on reservations.<p>Filmed in black and white, the student-produced video <em>More Than That</em> takes viewers through the hallways, classrooms and gymnasium of the Rosebud Sioux Reservation's county high school.<p>Using their bodies as signposts, the student Mon, 27 Feb 2012 08:26:00 +0000 2144 at http://nhpr.org Through Video, Lakota Students Reject Stereotypes New Hampshire's Immigration Story: New Hampshire's Earliest Residents and Immigrants http://nhpr.org/post/new-hampshires-immigration-story-new-hampshires-earliest-residents-and-immigrants <p>Our series on New Hampshire Immigration continues with a look at our state's earliest residents and our first immigrants</p> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 15:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 560 at http://nhpr.org New Hampshire's Immigration Story: New Hampshire's Earliest Residents and Immigrants Word of Mouth for November 21th, 2011 http://nhpr.org/post/word-mouth-november-21th-2011 <p>Reverse migration: African American populations boomerang back below the Mason-Dixon line. Plus, why adding "sandwich board" to your resume could be a good thing. Also, an NGO spreading sustainability in Niger turns 10. And a look at a Native American Art exhibition from the Hood at Dartmouth. Finally, data through light - the future of electronic transfer?</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 17:00:04 +0000 Virginia Prescott 545 at http://nhpr.org Word of Mouth for November 21th, 2011 Native American Art at Dartmouth http://nhpr.org/post/native-american-art-dartmouth <p>A look at the Native American Art exhibition currently showing at the Hood museum at Dartmouth.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 17:00:01 +0000 Virginia Prescott 542 at http://nhpr.org Native American Art at Dartmouth