Lacrosse’s new, fast-paced version may be path into LA Games

DENVER, AP — Lacrosse player/coach/board member Dana Dobbie is enjoying this fast new version of her sport called “Sixes.” Not because the 37-year-old helped design the fast-track format plan that produces an abundance of offenses. Not because Dobbie helped Team Canada win a gold medal in the sport’s latest rendition at the World Games last … Read more

Native Americans urge boycott of ‘tone deaf’ Pilgrim museum

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Native Americans in Massachusetts are calling for a boycott of a popular living history museum featuring colonial re-enactors depicting life in Plymouth, the famous English settlement founded by Pilgrims who arrived on the Mayflower. Members of the state’s Wampanoag community and their supporters say the Plimoth Patuxet Museums have failed to … Read more

60 curators, 1 show: Native Americans pick favorite pottery

SANTA FE, NM (AP) — Native American voices and art are the focus of a new traveling exhibit of clay pottery from the Pueblo Indian region of the American Southwest, as major art institutions recover from increasingly to tribal communities for exhibits of ancestral art and artifacts. In all, 60 Native American artists, museum professionals, … Read more

2022 Top 25 Historic Hotels of America Most Magnificent Art Collections | AP /KPNS

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 29, 2022– Historic Hotels of America is known for its hotels’ stunning architecture, colorful gardens, elegant hospitality, and romantic settings, and their amenities are often enhanced with historic, museum-quality art collections. Historic hotels across the United States offer guests the opportunity to experience and enjoy a variety of artwork: furniture, paintings, sculpture, augmented … Read more

Jim Thorpe reinstated as sole winner for 1912 Olympic golds

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Jim Thorpe was reinstated as the sole winner of the 1912 Olympic pentathlon and decathlon in Stockholm – nearly 110 years after he was stripped of those gold medals for violating strict amateur rules in the ‘era. The International Olympic Committee announced the change Friday on the 110th anniversary of Thorpe’s victory … Read more

The search for the Native American schoolchildren buried in a small US town’s lost cemetery

On her family’s farm in Iowa, Carolyn Fiscus burns sage and prays that her Aunt Mildred’s spirit will find its way home.  The 74-year-old never met her mother’s sister, but the question of what happened to Aunt Mildred is a mystery that has long tormented her family. “My mum would say she’s still lost somewhere … that the spirit … Read more

Native Americans fret as report card released on 2020 census

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Plans for the 2020 census were set well in advance to ensure Native Americans living on reservations were counted more accurately than during the 2010 census, when almost 5% of the population was missed. COVID-19, politics and an ever-changing deadline that cut the decennial count short weren’t in those plans. Instead … Read more