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Issue 5.2 - Apr./May/June 2002

A Community History Project

By Steve Elm Leota Lone Dog (Mohawk/Delaware/Lakota), a long time member of the New York Native community, has embarked on an ambitious project which identifies, details and reconstructs the often missing history and presence of the Native community in New York City. In its inception, this project was part of Leota's doctorate studies at New York University, but as she says, "This is only the tip of the iceberg... more...
Honoring Tonya Frichner...

Amerinda NewsAMERINDA sends congratulations to community member Tonya Gonnella Frichner upon her recent receipt of the Harriet Tubman Humanitarian Achievement Award... more...
Cultural Permanence

By Tim Hays In the past year, I have been asked to write four articles for AMERINDA. I am grateful for the opportunity and thrilled to have been able to critique valuable work by Native musicians, artists, and actors. As I have observed over the years in reading and studying cultural criticism, I have often wondered how known and respected critics are able to effectively evaluate work on its own terms while maintaining a sense of objectivity and history to provide an overall view that is complete and strengthening... more...
Native Rapper Shadowyze

By Joseph Jeffers
 In a time when many rappers seem to be preoccupied with flesh, material things and thug life, it is refreshing to hear a rapper express concern for current and future generations. Shadowyze, of Cherokee and Creek descent, expresses his concern for Indigenous people on his latest release "Spirit Warrior"... more...
Funding Opportunities

Don't let these opportunities pass you by... more...



 

 

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