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Language Crisis: The American Indian Reality

Walt Wolfram | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts
Walt Wolfram

In the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, a few more elderly native speakers of Cherokee silently pass away every few months. A language spoken for at least three millennia in the region faces extinction.

Would You Pass the US Citizenship Test? Take This Quiz!

Michael Shammas | Posted 10.22.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

The following questions were taken from the list of 100 civics questions. Admittedly, these are some of the harder ones. Could you pass?

Responding to a Community: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

'Baby Veronica' Handed Over To Adoptive Parents

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 11.23.2013 | Parents

OKLAHOMA CITY — A South Carolina couple who vowed last month to not leave Oklahoma unless they went home with a 4-year-old Cherokee girl they ha...

Evangelicals Trying To Influence 'Baby Veronica' Adoption Case

Religion News Service | Angela Aleiss | Posted 09.13.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The Baby Veronica case, named for the girl at the center of a contentious child custody dispute, has stirred powerful emotional responses from m...

Porn Companies Rally Around Michigan Man Whose $7,500 Smut Stash Was Stolen

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.26.2013 | Weird News

In tragedy your true friends step forward. As it turns out, Earlie Johnson has a lot of pals in the porn industry. Last week, the 43-year-old we...

Ryan Grim

Cherokee Nation Comes To Elizabeth Warren's Defense

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

The chief of the Cherokee Nation on Wednesday demanded an apology from Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) for what he called an "uneducated, unenlightened and...

The Barking Dog Of The False Ego

Chris Fici | Posted 08.27.2012 | Religion
Chris Fici

We have two dogs in our heart. One is our actual ego, our reality as spirit soul, and one is the false ego, or our false identification with our temporary material body. Whichever we one we feed the most becomes dominant in our consciousness.

Amusement Parks In North Carolina: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Sandy Mitchell | Posted 12.21.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in North Carolina run the gamut from large theme park to a hideaway for Santa to parks that celebrate North Carolina's heritage. The s...

Divide and Conquer

Jay Tavare | Posted 10.24.2011 | Impact
Jay Tavare

As 2012 approaches and our global village gets smaller and more crowded, we must remind ourselves that underneath the stars we are all one race, one people.

Apple Teams Up To Use iPhone To Save Cherokee Language

AP | MURRAY EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Nine-year-old Lauren Hummingbird wants a cell phone for Christmas – and not just any old phone, but an iPhone. Such a r...

A Lifeline for the 99-Week Unemployed Workforce

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

If you're an unemployed 99'er and haven't asked friends, family and neighbors for help, it's time to stand up, shout out, and ask for help.

School History Standards' Battle Moves to Congress

Ed Hooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Hooper

Reading, science and math are important, but No Child Left Behind standards must include history and social studies standards. If it isn't improved, knowledgeable citizens who can pull a voting lever and know what they're doing are going to become extinct.

What is Work? Listening to Inspiration, With Songwriter Darrell Scott

Sharon Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sharon Glassman

Two years ago, during a working trip to Lyons, musician Darrell Scott visited an energy healer. It changed the way he thinks about music.