Tribe keeping their history alive
Howard Oxendine, or "Chief Red Eagle" of the Sumter Native American Family Tribe based in Bushnell, is passionate about keeping the history of Native Americans alive.
Oxendine, a member of the first Cherokee family to move to Sumter in 1957, for years has spent a great deal of time educating children in Sumter County schools about American Indian history.
Ecuador’s Petroamazonas will no doubt over the years have stared down much competition to its exploration plans in the ecologically-rich South American nation.
But now the state-owned company’s plans to explore for oil in one pristine part of the Amazon will it against new detractors: a local shaman, his British wife and their toddler daughter.
Travel through lush, green ravines in the rainforest and you’re closer to the afterlife, according to Mayan lore. And indeed there is no better time for a visit to Cancun or the Riviera Maya than Dia de los Muertos, or Nov. 1, the evening of the Day of the Dead.Two Spirit/LGBT Rights Toolkit for Tribal Governments Introduced
A first-of-its-kind guide complete with sample legal language is now available for tribal governments to adopt or amend their laws to recognize the rights of all their citizens, including Two Spirit and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.
Students at The University of Southern Mississippi created a place where anyone can get a lesson in history, medicine and culture all in one.