[Travel] Adding an Indigenous Narrative to the Incomplete Story of Route 66

Featured Image: Title: Sign at Rusty Bolt souvenir store, Route 66, Seligman, Arizona. Credit: Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.

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Challenging the stereotypes of indigenous history along Route 66
Alysa Landry • March 11, 2017

Get ready for a road trip that promises to challenge every stereotype about Native American history. Travelers preparing to hit the road can take along a new guidebook produced by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association, was funded by a National Park Service grant. American Indians & Route 66 is a 65-page, magazine-style guidebook and complementary website that add the indigenous narrative to the story of America’s most famous highway. . . .Read Complete Report

 

Indian ChiefsGroup of Sioux Indians “Spotted Tail” (photo c. 1875) Standing: Joe Merrivale; Young Spotted Tail; Antoine Janis; Seated: Touch-the-Clouds; Little Big Man; Black Cool; last two are rapoves[?] identified by George E. Hyde 4229 Dangler[?] St. Omaha, Neb. Source: Library of Congress.

 

 

 

Asleep At The Wheel – “Route 66”

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