Posts Tagged as ‘Cherokee’

culture shockers: Native American identity & rights – past, present and 2049

“Nothing is as sweet as self-determination.” – Zia, a character in Breakthrough‘s America 2049. This week, in Breakthrough’s Facebook game America 2049, players continue their mission in the fictional country, Independent Pueblo Nation, that has seceded from America. Players meet Zia, the Secretary of State for the Pueblo Nation, and discover the plight of the [...]

May 17, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: First woman Cherokee chief, Wilma Mankiller, dies

Former Cherokee Chief, Wilma Mankiller, died Tuesday after battling pancreatic cancer. Mankiller, 64, was the first woman Cherokee Chief and revolutionized education, health care and business among the Nation. She first became an activist when she was 24 in 1969 when she participated in the 19-month Native American occupation of Alcatraz during the civil rights [...]

April 8, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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