Native American: The Haida People of the Pacific Northwest

Traditionally, many distinct Nations occupied the Pacific Coast on the mainland and the many small islands around it. Despite having different cultures and languages, these Indigenous Nations shared at least one powerful resource in common: the ocean. The ocean defined the way of life for the traditional occupants of these beautiful territories. The People of […]

The Native American’s Prehistoric Human Ancestors

Although scientists are still unsure exactly when and where humans first came into existence, the earliest human ancestor remains were discovered in the country now known as Kenya and are dated to be nearly 3 million years old. Every time another ancient prehistoric artifact is uncovered, it brings new information and insight. Because of this, […]

Native American’s Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Before moving into the various origin stories of the Indigenous Peoples of North America, it is essential to understand that Indigenous ways of knowing are distinct from the concepts of Western knowledge. Unlike the Western view that knowledge must be tested and ‘proven’ to be validated, Indigenous ways of knowing to encompass a broader affirmation […]