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Photo and story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer Award-winning author and historian Anne Hyde presented a lecture in the Business and Aerospace Building at Middle Tennessee State University Tuesday evening. Students and faculty gathered to listen to Hyde discuss the historical reality of the treatment and lives of “half-breed” Native Americans during the 19th …

Photos and Story by Zachery Wright / Contributing writer After nearly a decade of being recognized as one of the top 10 powwows in the United States, MTSU’s Native American Student Association revived the powwow tradition to celebrate and give thanks to the cultures of indigenous peoples and Native Americans. The Indigenous Peoples’ Powwow and …

Krystal S. Tsosie, Assistant Professor of Medicine from Vanderbilt University presented a scientific and moreover insightful approach to her research on genomic testing in The Controversial Nature of Genetics Research in Native American Communities. Tsosie was born in Shonto, Arizona within the Navajo County, and has conducted research alongside various groups. The topic of discussion …

Anthropologist William “Bo” Taylor gave an exciting and interactive presentation, discussing stereotypes, personal history and what it means to be a Native American in the modern age in Cherokee History, Language, and Culture from a Native Perspective. He is a member of “Ah-ni-gi-lo(la)-hi,” translated from Cherokee as “Cherokee Longhair Clan,” teaches traditional dance to Native …

Outreach for American Indian reservations is lacking and in need of caring individuals. Special guest Sara Bell prefaced Monday’s presentation, Pine Ridge Reservation: The Good, the Bad, the Beautiful with a traditional Lakota Sioux song about an individual asking for help. Numerous mission trips and years spent caring for those on reservations made her realize how important it …