The Ramblin’ Man, Woody Guthrie, was born on this day in 1912. Browse a timeline of his life.
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Amsterdam in 1975
Winging It: Wes Studi Is Windlifter in ‘Planes: Fire and Rescue’
With Indian communities still smarting from the sting of The Lone Ranger, Disney continues to dip into Native American culture to enhance their story lines.
A group of 50-60 National Native Media Conference attendees were treated to a pre-release screening of Disney’s latest animated film, Planes: Fire and Rescue featuring Wes Studi as the voice of Windlifter, a water-bombing helicopter.
Harlan McKosato: Reflecting on Obama’s trip to Indian Country
Harlan McKosato ask activist and poet John Trudell for his opinion on the efforts of President Barack Obama in Indian Country:
I recently spoke with the acclaimed Native activist and poet John Trudell and asked him about his opinion of the Obama administration. “I don’t trust them. I think the whole entire political system is corrupt, whether it’s the Republicans and George W. Bush, or the Democrats and Obama. I think they all serve the corporate fate. In general, the system is filled with lies and tokenism. As Native people, we’re so far down the list because we don’t have the numbers, and the politicians just show up for photo ops.
Now available online: World War I-era propaganda posters added to Ransom Center’s digital collections.
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Indian buildings which influenced the Italian architect Ettore Sottsass.
Photographed by Vincent Leroux.