Post Tagged with: "Native American"

Jean-Louis Bourgeois at a Native American naming ceremony in his honor in Cold Spring, New York in late May. (Image courtesy of the author via Tablet)

Jewish Activist Honored in Native Ceremony

Jewish, Native American, New York June 12, 2017 at 2:32 pm

A prominent member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe led a naming ceremony in the Hudson Valley in honor of Jewish activist Jean-Louis Bourgeois for his contributions to the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, reports Tablet.

JFK: Some Claim Him, Some Shun Him

JFK: Some Claim Him, Some Shun Him

Featured Posts, History, Media November 22, 2013 at 4:14 pm

President John F. Kennedy’s death was commemorated in the community and ethnic press in unique ways.

The ideals symbolized by the Statue of Liberty don't extend to all Americans. (Photo by Elcobbola, via Creative Commons license)

Opinion: ‘Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor,’ Your Hypocrisy

History, Opinion October 28, 2013 at 5:22 pm

Indian Country Today celebrates the 127th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty with a scathing piece on the hypocrisy of the symbol of freedom to new immigrants, while turning a blind eye to the violent mistreatment of the Native people.

Luis Ramos (bottom right), founder of the Mobile Indigenous Library.

Shopping Cart Library Pushes Books and Heritage

Caribbean, Culture, Latino, Traditions August 8, 2013 at 4:49 pm

Luis Ramos has a set of wheels that move with him from borough to borough – wheels in the form of a shopping cart that houses the Mobile Indigenous Library, which he hopes helps people connect to their native roots, reports Manhattan Times.

Taino Native Americans hold sweat lodge ceremony at Inwood Hill Park.

Taino ceremony fires up Inwood Hill Park

Caribbean, Culture, Environment, Featured Posts, Latino December 19, 2011 at 3:40 pm

Descendants of Taino Native Americans received a fire permit from New York City’s Parks Department to stage a sweat lodge ceremony in a public park for the first time in recent memory.