Native American

  • (noun): Any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived.
    Synonyms: Amerindian
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Socialist Party Of Oklahoma - Organizational History - Background
... the exception of the narrow western panhandle — were first set aside as a site to which Native American populations were to be deported from their ancestral homelands in the 1830s ... and Muscogee (Creek) peoples — were relocated at that time, clearing the way for European-American colonization of their previous lands ... Following the conclusion of the American Civil War the Federal government used the fact of these five Native American peoples' support of the Confederate States of ...
Spanish Conquistadors - Background
... Native allied troops were largely infantry equipped with armament and armour that varied geographically ... These native forces often included African slaves and Native Americans ... India Catalina and Malintzin were Native American women slaves who worked for the Spaniards ...
Lone Wolf V. Hitchcock
... Supreme Court case brought against the US government by the Kiowa chief Lone Wolf, who charged that Native American tribes under the Medicine Lodge Treaty had been defrauded of land by Congressional actions ... unilaterally abrogate treaty obligations between the United States and Native American tribes. 515 (1832), which had given greater respect to the autonomy of Native American tribes ...
List Of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Episodes - Series 3: BBC 1, 2002
28 April 2002 (2002-04-28) The first episode begins with a Native American meditating over the Grand Canyon he has a vision of The Angel of the North It cuts to Dennis who is driving a ... bridge in tatters, it looks like the lads are going to be left seriously out of pocket, until a Native American, Joe Saugus (Gordon Tootoosis), arrives in Middlesbrough with a view to buy the ... Transporter Bridge across a canyon in the Arizona desert for Joe's Native American nation ...
Saponi - 20th-century State Recognition - North Carolina
... of Person County were recognized by North Carolina in 1911 as an American Indian tribe ... Members were observed to have (or claimed) European, African and Native American ancestry, to varying degree ... cultural identification with historic American Indians ...

More definitions of "native American":

  • (adj): Of or pertaining to American Indians or their culture or languages.
    Example: "Native American religions"
    Synonyms: Indian, Amerind, Amerindic

Famous quotes by native american:

    The Great Spirit, who made all things, made every thing for some use, and whatever use he designed anything for, that use it should always be put to. Now, when he made rum, he said ‘Let this be for the Indians to get drunk with,’ and it must be so.
    Native American elder. Quoted in Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography, ch. 8 (written 1771-1790, published 1868)