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This Native American comedy troupe uses humor to tell history

For some, jokes are a light-hearted way to show personality. For others, they can be used to work through a difficult past. But for an indigenous comedy troupe, the 1491s, it’s both of those things. Fresno State’s Cross Cultural and ...

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Powwow celebrates Native culture

The 84-degree weather on Saturday set the perfect scene for a cultural celebration from at O’Neil Park. The event was the 22nd annual First Nations Fresno State Powwow. The American Indian Studies Program, the anthropology department of the College of ...

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Thanksgiving Day’s hidden history

Every year families across America come together on the fourth Thursday of November to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. However, many don’t realize what lies behind the holiday.

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