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2008 Native American Heritage Poster Description

November is Native American Heritage Month

Seven Generations of American Indian and U.S. Geological Survey Relationships

In every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations."

- Great Law of the Iroquois Confederacy


Indian pictograph on Dakota sandstone cliff in Apishapa Canyon below mouth of South Canyon, made by chipping the "desert varnish" from the weathered surface of the rock. Las Animas County, Colorado, 1912.

Major J.W. Powell (right), second Director of the U.S. Geological Survey, with Tau-gu, a chief of the Paiute Indians, in southern Utah, 1870.

Dug Well with Cypress log as curbing. John D. Locklear and family. Coratan Indians. Robeson County, North Carolina, 1936.

Indians at Greenland Ranch, Death Valley, California, 1901.

An evening with Navajo Indians about the camp fire, north-central Arizona, 1905.

Chandlar River Indians at Fort Yukon. Yukon Flats District, Alaska, 1909.

Seventh Annual Tribal College Forum: USGS in concert with NativeView, Inc. has hosted seven annual Tribal College Forums (TCF) to promote the value of science in Tribal Education. TCF VII was held at Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, KS, 2008.

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