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American Indians in Children's Literature
"Established in 2006, American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL) provides critical perspectives and analysis of indigenous peoples in children's and young adult books, the school curriculum, popular culture, and society"  -Dr. Debbie Reese (Nambe Owin...

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Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations
"The Great Smoke" case features a series of pipes and pipe bags as part of " Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations ". Image Courtesy of Paul Morigi/AP Images for The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American In...

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2017 Octagon Earthworks Open Houses!
Octagon State Memorial Earthworks and its Spring Beauties.  Image Courtesy of the Newark Earthworks Center's Megan Cromwell. The Octagon Earthworks is one of the most spectacular surviving remnants of the Newark Earthworks. The Octagon is connected to a per...

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Still Have Room in Your Summer or Autumn Schedule?
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, Chillicothe, 2014. Image Courtesy of Tim Black. Try checking out our  OSU Classes Tab ! We have updated our lists of current and future classes   by semester and campus . The College of Arts & Sciences also has a l...

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Native Sovereignty and the Dakota Access Pipeline
A protester at Standing Rock in November 2016 watches the police convene. Image Courtesy of Origins, The Ohio State University; and Avantgardens' Facebook. February 2017. Check out the Origins Podcast by the History Departments of The Ohio State University ...

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Remembering the First Native American Woman Doctor
Photo courtesy of  Smithsonian National Anthropological Archives. November 17, 2016. "In an era when women couldn’t vote and Native Americans were denied citizenship, Susan La Flesche shattered not just one barrier, but two, to become the first Native Ameri...

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OSU Bike Sharing!
The Ohio State University proudly began its bike sharing program in August 2015. This program offers university students, faculty and staff members, and campus visitors an alternative option to traveling across campus and support the "park once" philosophy....

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Archaeologists Have a Huge New Stonehenge to Figure Out
Photo courtesy by Evgenii Bogdanov.  November 17, 2016. In Kazakhstan, Archaeologists have found a complex of stone structures similar to the Stonehenge but bigger . "   The site is the size of 200 American football fields, about 300 acres." Its existence w...

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Reviving An Indigenous Language for Everyday Use
Photo Courtesy of Aubs Momberg. December 26, 2017. Adrian Jawort of Indian Country Today raised attention on the efforts Robert Hall (Blackfeet) from Montana who has been fighting to spread the dwindling language of the Blackfoot Nation. He tells of the dif...

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'Part-Time Indian' Film Will Cast Native American Actors In Main Role
Photo Courtesy of BDG Media Inc.  December 13, 2016. As Kristian Wilson of Bustle.com has reported, Sherman Alexie recently revealed his movie, based off of his book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part- Time Indian , is casting lead roles to Native America...
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