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Dan Jones

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Oklahoma Skins: ‘Red People’

The history of Oklahoma—a Choctaw word meaning “Red People”—has done everything it could to finish the job the U.S. started in destroying American Indian government, politics, jurisdictions and economics, while at the same time exploiting our culture. What is now Oklahoma was originally divided into two parts: Indian and Territories...


Who’s an Indian? Johnny Depp

Of all the sovereign authority tribes once held, the least compromised by Congress is the tribe’s ability to determine who is a member of the tribe or who is an Indian. The US census of 2010 determined there were some 3 million American Indians belonging to tribes, a that...