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On November 18, 2010 Grand Canyon National Park celebrated Native American Heritage Month, a time to honor the numerous accomplishments, contributions, and sacrifices of the indigenous peoples of North America.
In this photo, Dan Akee,  a WWII Veteran and Navajo Code Talker from the Diné Nation, talks with members of the Dishchii' Bikoh' Apache Group.

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The influences of Native Americans on American society

Jennifer Zhao, Staff Writer October 9, 2017

Native Americans have, quite obviously, been with America from the very beginning. Throughout the entirety of American history, various tribes and individuals have played crucial roles in shaping the country...

When The Battles of Thames Killed Tecumseh: First and Second Variations

"Last year in AP US History, Mr. Temple required for us to write a creative piece based on the War of 1812. While researching to come up with an idea, an Indian chief named Tecumseh gripped my attention. To make a long story short, he died in action against the Americans and it marked a turning point. Historian Lisa Gilbert has said, "As a result of Tecumseh’s defeat, Natives were never again considered separate and equal partners in international relations." I wrote this poem to remind myself of the Native Americans, who I believe is a neglected people group of our country. I always hear about fighting for the blacks, the women, the LGBT community, and so on. But now I think it is time for us to hear the voice of the original Americans. They are not weaklings awaiting our help, but valuable people who we should listen to. I encourage everybody to become aware of them again, whether it is by Google-ling or by witnessing artistic creations about them like this poem." -SungMin Park
SungMin Park, Staff Writer March 16, 2016

The poem is fiction. It comes in two variations and it is written from Tecumseh's point of view. I imagined Tecumseh dying to an American soldier, a soldier who displayed a laughable irony. The irony is...

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