History: National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

Archived records at The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian https://americanindian.si.edu/sites/1/files/archivecenter/AC010_ncai.pdf Biographical Note The National Congress of America Indians, which describes itself as the oldest and largest American Indian and Alaskan Native organization in the United States, was founded on November 16, 1944, in Denver, CO. NCAI was intended to serve as a link […]

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Alabama Indian Affairs Commission

Rachel Naftel, Auburn University http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/article/h-3970 The Alabama Indian Affairs Commission (AIAC), headquartered in Montgomery, Montgomery County, was established by the Alabama State Legislature in 1984 to serve as a liaison between Native Americans in the state and local, state, and federal agencies. Primarily, the AIAC aims to connect the Native American community in the state […]

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History Of The Shawnee: Part 3

PART 3: As published in the Official Newsletter of the Piqua Shawnee (Fall 2018) By Barbara Lehmann, Piqua Shawnee Tribal Historic Preservation Officer Barbara’s History Corner: Here is an article from Access Geneology (1/13/15): Bezallion informed the governor that the Shaonois of Carolina he was told had killed several Christians; whereupon the government of that […]

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History Of The Shawnee: Part 2

PART 2: As published in the Official Newsletter of the Piqua Shawnee (Fall 2018) By Barbara Lehmann, Piqua Shawnee Tribal Historic Preservation Officer Barbara’s History Corner: Here is an article from Access Geneology (1/13/15): On De l’Isle’s map, also, we find the Savannah River called “R.des Chouanons,” with the “Chaouanons” located upon bothbanks in its […]

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Tecumseh Quote

Tecumseh – Shawnee Quote So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart.  Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and  demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify  all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its […]

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