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Paul Russell Jul 14, 2014

An American Indian Cosmogony

  An American Indian Cosmogony from the Tihanama Language  Donald N. Yates   Philosophy is not a concept often applied to Native American traditional knowledge except in a loose sense. Yet it seems a fruitful approach…

Red Man's Origin: The Legendary Story of His Rise and Fall, His Victories and Defeats and the Prophecy of His Future Oct 02, 2013

October Giveaway for Registered Authors and Customers

This month we have three great prizes to give away here at Panther’s Lodge. We will be drawing three names from among our registered authors and account holders. If you are already registered or have purchased anything from us,…

Old Souls in a New World: The Secret History of the Cherokee Indians Sep 24, 2013

New Study Calls Cherokee History ‘Polite Fiction’

A new study published by Panther's Lodge calls the history of America's largest Indian nation "a polite modern fiction, one invented by 'anthropologists and other friends.'" The phrase echoes a chapter from the work of the late Vine Deloria…

Cherokee Indians Sep 21, 2013

Happy Cherokee New Year, Y’all

As Jews mark Yom Kippur beginning at sunset yesterday, Cherokees worldwide are gearing up to celebrate their own cycle of fall festivals, including a New Year or Great Moon Gathering, which, like the Jewish High Holy Days, appears to begin…

The Bear wen over the Mountain Sep 17, 2013

New Audiobook of The Bear Went over the Mountain

A new audiobook of Donald Yates' classic genealogy work The Bear Went over the Mountain is being produced by Richard V. Dalke, who narrated A Memoir of Chief Two White Feathers, released earlier this month. Dalke's downhome style does…

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Are You 1/256th Cherokee? Perhaps 1/2048th? What Matters is Your Tribal Spirit

Becoming Indian by Circe Sturm appeared several years ago as a blue ribbon publication of The School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, N.M. It is likely to be used and cited widely by schoolteachers, tribal…


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An American Indian Cosmogony

  An American Indian Cosmogony from the Tihanama Language  Donald N. Yates   Philosophy is not a concept often applied to Native American traditional knowledge except in a loose sense.…


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NEARA Discusses Yates’ Old World Roots: A Review of a Review

In volume 46, number 2, the NEARA Journal of the New England Antiquities Research Association ran a lengthy review of Donald N. Yates' book, Old World Roots of the Cherokee:  How DNA, Ancient Alphabets and…


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Coopers Denied Enrollment, Again, This Time ‘Forever’

Here's the score on the longest-running disputed Indian enrollment case on record, Nancy Cooper v. The Choctaw Nation: Yes for 2 years, in Limbo for 7 years, No for 115 years, Yes for 6 months, No forever…


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