This strength of conviction, expressed by a quiet rebel, is a legacy well worth remembering.
"An Indigenous People's History of the United States," is an unforgiving accounting of the nation-building practices of the European settlers and the heroic resistance of indigenous peoples.
Sterlin Harjo's "Mekko" is a contemporary look at down and out Native Americans in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The film put an end to the portrayal of the settling of the West as a bugle-blowing heroic exercise of taming the savage inhabitants.
Said Chi-Nations member Anthony Pochel on the portrayal of native people as mascots, "As Native youth we feel - what's that word when you feel not a human - dehumanized."
The racist slur that adorns the Washington, D.C. football team continues to be an embarrassment for all sports fans, and resistance to the name is growing.