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(Photo via The Suffolk Times)

A Tribute to Native Culture on LI

Culture, History, Long Island, Native American November 8, 2018 at 5:18 pm

The Southold Indian Museum on the North Fork will host Sewanhacky Tribute Weekend Nov. 10-11 to educate the public and showcase artifacts from 10,000 years worth of Native history on Long Island, reports The Suffolk Times.

(Photo by Carlotta Mohamed via QNS)

Remembering a Flushing Burial Ground

African American, History, Native American, Queens October 29, 2018 at 9:09 pm

The city is commemorating a burial ground in Flushing where the remains of Native Americans and African Americans were interred, reports QNS.

Brooklyn Artist Reflects on Black and Native Heritage

Brooklyn Artist Reflects on Black and Native Heritage

Black, Brooklyn, Culture, Native American, Video October 16, 2018 at 3:41 pm

In a BRIC TV video, Konstance Patton speaks about how the “dual life” she experienced as a child has inspired her artwork.

A red dress, a symbol of the plight of missing and murdered indigenous women and organized efforts to fight Native American women’s heightened risk of violence, hangs near the Peace Fire site on the Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton. (By Paula Bess Collins via The Easthampton Star)

Trafficking ‘Under our Noses’ on the East End of LI

Human rights, Immigration, Latino, Long Island, Native American October 15, 2018 at 12:56 pm

The East Hampton Star reports on human and sex trafficking on the eastern end of Long Island.

Ajna Dance Company (from Ajna Facebook profile pictures)

‘Embrace Your Hyphen’ and Celebrate Global Diversity

The fifth annual International Day of Friendship will be held in Brooklyn on Aug. 5, BK Reader reports.

Zuni dough bowl, circa 1880, by We'wha (1849-1896). (All photos by Sean Parrish for Voices of NY)

‘Two-Spirit’ Art in NYC

Culture, Featured Posts, History, Native American July 3, 2018 at 2:51 pm

A new exhibit of both contemporary and deceased Native American artists explores the Two-Spirit tradition.

(Photo by Mark Hallum via Times Ledger)

Action on a Queens Burial Ground?

African American, History, Native American, Queens December 1, 2017 at 4:57 pm

Times Ledger reports on the prospects for a restoration of Old Towne Burial Ground in Flushing.

Ghost of the White Deer by Jeremy Dennis (Image via the Easthampton Star)

A Shinnecock Artist’s Exhibit on LI

Culture, History, Long Island, Native American October 31, 2017 at 3:57 pm

A young artist of the Shinnecock Nation is “illuminating indigenous mythology” on Long Island, writes The East Hampton Star.

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.

One of the earliest items in the “Tattooed New York” exhibit are these mezzotints from 1710. They feature portraits of four Mohawk and Mohican leaders. The “Tattooed New York” exhibit has a number of representations of Native American tattoos. (Photo by Leeanne Root for Indian Country Media Network)

Native American Bodywork’s Influence on Tattoo Art

Immigration, Manhattan, Native American March 21, 2017 at 5:02 pm

An exhibit at the New-York Historical Society features numerous examples of Native American body art, reports Indian Country Media Network.

Boots by Luiseño and Shoshone-Bannock designer, Jaime Okuma, are displayed at the National Museum of the American Indian. (Photo by Alejandra O'Connell for Voices of NY)

‘Native Fashion Now’ Comes to NYC

Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Native American February 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm

A collection of nearly 70 pieces by Native American designers is on display at the Museum of the American Indian until Sept. 4.

Go to Queens Examiner for more photos from the event at Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.

A Reclaimed Burial Ground Honored in Flushing

African, History, Native American, Queens November 17, 2016 at 3:29 pm

At a ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of the reclamation of a burial ground in Flushing, advocates called for more to be done, reports Queens Examiner.

(Photo courtesy of Flushing Town Hall)

Native American Dance Comes to Flushing

Native American, Queens, Traditions January 12, 2016 at 4:43 pm

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers will appear at Flushing Town Hall on Jan. 16 and offer visitors an opportunity to learn a traditional Native American dance before the performance, Queens Chronicle reports.

"Champion" by Cannupa Hanska Luger. (Photo courtesy of Katie Fuller)

Race and Revolution: Artists Respond

“Race and Revolution,” an exhibit exploring “human injustices through art,” offers the work of several artists in many media on Governors Island through Sept. 25.

A performer at the Indigenous Peoples Celebration, held Oct. 10-12 on Randall's Island, New York (Photos by Marco Poggio for Voices of NY)

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

Featured Posts, Native American, Voices' Picks October 13, 2015 at 4:55 pm

Just before Columbus Day, indigenous peoples gathered to celebrate their history on Randall’s Island.