Native Americans http://www.kunc.org en From Father To Son, Life Lessons Passed Down Through Generations http://www.kunc.org/post/father-son-life-lessons-passed-down-through-generations Melford Williams, a World War II veteran and tribal leader with the Caddo Nation, raised eight kids during the 1950s and '60s. He died in 1978, and his grandson, Kiamichi-tet Williams, never got a chance to meet him.<p>On a visit to StoryCorps in Denver, Kiamichi-tet asked his dad, Thompson Williams, about his grandfather.<p>"He wasn't the biggest guy, but people reacted to him like he was [a] giant," Thompson says. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 08:00:00 +0000 NPR Staff 57437 at http://www.kunc.org From Father To Son, Life Lessons Passed Down Through Generations Who's Welcome At The NCIPA Pow-wow? You Are http://www.kunc.org/post/whos-welcome-ncipa-pow-wow-you-are <p>The notion that Pow-wows are only for Native Americans would be like saying rodeos are just for cowboys.</p><p>For more than two decades the <a href="http://www.fortnet.org/PowWow/" target="_blank">Northern Colorado Intertribal Pow-wow Association</a> has struggled to overcome a number of misconceptions about this celebratory and reverent event.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Carrie Saldo 57391 at http://www.kunc.org Who's Welcome At The NCIPA Pow-wow? You Are Ancient DNA Ties Native Americans From Two Continents To Clovis http://www.kunc.org/post/ancient-dna-ties-native-americans-two-continents-clovis The mysterious Clovis culture, which appeared in North America about 13,000 years ago, appears to be the forerunner of Native Americans throughout the Americas, according to <a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v506/n7487/full/nature13025.html">a study</a> in <em>Nature</em>. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:29:00 +0000 Richard Harris 54036 at http://www.kunc.org Ancient DNA Ties Native Americans From Two Continents To Clovis Ignorance, Cultural Stereotypes Challenged In ‘Cross Currents’ http://www.kunc.org/post/ignorance-cultural-stereotypes-challenged-cross-currents <p>The stereotype that Native American art consists of items dripping with beads and feathers and is stuck in the past is being challenged in Denver. The new exhibit <em>Cross Currents</em> showcases the continuous evolution of work created by contemporary Native American artists.</p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Carrie Saldo 53442 at http://www.kunc.org Ignorance, Cultural Stereotypes Challenged In ‘Cross Currents’ Indigenous Film And Art Fest Tackles Multiculturalism Head On http://www.kunc.org/post/indigenous-film-and-art-fest-tackles-multiculturalism-head <p>As technology flattens the world, are distinct cultures being pressed out as well? Not if the Denver Indigenous Film and Arts Festival has anything to say about it.</p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:04:02 +0000 Carrie Saldo 50326 at http://www.kunc.org Indigenous Film And Art Fest Tackles Multiculturalism Head On