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NATIVE AMERICAN Music Awards launches new web page in honor of Native American Heritage Day, November 27, 2009, and as part of National Native American Month as proclaimed by the President of the United States each year, the Native American Music Awards & Association has published a photo gallery entitled, “Did You Know They Are Native American?” on their website to raise awareness of the contributions made by leading figures of Native American descent in the music, entertainment, and sports industries. Featured individuals range from [adapted for Spain by michelle]: Tina Turner (Navajo), Beyoncé (Creole), Cher and Jimi Hendrix (Cherokee), Angelina Jolie (Haudenosaunee/Iroquois), Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz and Burt Reynolds (Cherokee), Ava Gardner (Tuscarora), (continues…)
In 1872 Yellowstone became the first National Park in the world. If you check out “Yellowstone In Depth” you will find videos on life in this park, with transcripts and glossaries, plus interesting links to further your knowledge and a free audiovisual podcast. Listen to natural sounds.
If you are interested in learning about what Indian people’s lives are like a good option is to listen to Indian people themselves. (In 2000 they constituted less than a 1% of the population, after having been the 100% once…) Joy Harjo is a Muscogee artist, thinker & activist — she writes songs, music, thoughts, poetry.
FIXED LINK: On our webpage on Joy Harjo you can watch her in an 8-min video where she explores Reality Shows! Enjoy! 🙂 You’re welcome to post here your comments!