July 31, 2013

Aztec dancer at Native American Cultural Gathering in Colorado kneels. HeidiTown.com

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I was surrounded by Native American history. Therefore, it was sort of “old hat.” I knew a lot about Native Americans in the area because school presentations and museums were filled with this information, but I wasn’t innately interested. It was so common that it didn’t feel very exotic. It wasn’t until recently, that I became more intrigued by the Native American story –