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3Google Maps and the Relative Importance of Native American Reservations
As we live our lives increasingly in the digital realm, the sights, sounds, and moving images of the internet impact our conception of the world around us. Take, for example, the many online mapping services.  What began as simple tools to find driving directions have evolved into advanced applications that map multiple layers of data. […]

2U.S. Schools Teach Children That Native Americans Are History
“They were coming to college believing that all Indians are dead,” said education professor Sarah Shear of her experience in the classroom. Her students’ seeming ignorance to the fact that American Indians are a part of the contemporary U.S., not just the historical one, led her to take a closer look at what they were […]

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