By William Crum – NewsOK.com – Photo Henrietta Mann
Henrietta Mann has made an art of the career encore.
The distinguished scholar and professor of Native American Studies had a career that spanned the continent, from California to Harvard.
And after decades in the classroom, Mann became special assistant to the president of Montana State University.
By Felicia Fonseca/The Associated Press – DenverPost.com – Photo Mary Hudetz/The Associated Press
Flagstaff, Arizona — While much of the country gawks at the solar eclipse, Bobbieann Baldwin will be inside with her children, shades drawn.
In Navajo culture, the passing of the moon over the sun is an intimate moment in which the sun is reborn and tribal members take time out for themselves. No talking. No eating or drinking. No lying down. No fussing.
By Kevin Beaty – Denverite.com – Photo Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite
Like many of the restauranteurs whose recipes we’ve featured, food is more than a means to slake hunger for Ben Jacobs, co-owner of Tocabe American Indian Eatery. Instead, Jacobs and his team hope to create a point of connection between Denver’s diverse communities through the recipes and ingredients that, he says, has been shared through oral tradition and down generations of Native American communities.
By Blog.NMAI.si.edu – Photo Not Credited
Laguna–Acoma Pueblo (New Mexico): “My Chacoan and Mesa Verde ancestors were astronomers. They marked Halley’s Comet, we watched the sun, and we predicted eclipses. The Sun Dagger at Chaco Canyon is a prime example of the science of my Puebloan ancestors
By Ali Wunderman – Smithsonian.com – Image Monty Claw
For the past 96 years, the annual Santa Fe Indian Market has been the largest cultural event in the Southwest, bringing together upwards of 1,100 Indigenous artists from the U.S. and Canada, and 150,000 visitors from around the world, more than doubling the New Mexican town’s typical population. Indian Market takes place the third weekend in August, and it has long been considered the most prestigious arts show in the Native community.