CommunitiesCommunities are social groups, including immigrant and ethnic groups, with a shared interest, cultural heritage or worldview
He made little headway with President Grant, but Red Cloud won over the 19th century's greatest photographers.
June 2005 | By Anne Broache
Less than a decade after their first contact with the outside world, the volatile Korubo of the Amazon still live in almost total isolation. Their fiercest champion, Indian tracker Sydney Possuelo, is trying to keep their world intact. But how long can he, and they, hold out?
April 2005 | By Paul Raffaele
At Ojo Caliente, site of New Mexico's ancient hot springs, an artisan revives the craft of Native American pottery
April 2005 | By Paul Trachtman
Excavations in a legendary gold rush town uncover the unsung labors of Chinese immigrants on the frontier
March 2005 | By Raffi Khatchadourian
Founded by a freed slave, an Illinois town was a rare example of biracial cooperation before the Civil War
January 2005 | By Dana Mackenzie
They fled terror in Laos after secretly aiding American forces in the Vietnam War. Now 200,000 Hmong prosper-and struggle-in the United States
September 2004 | By Marc Kaufman
A grateful Pomo Indian's gift to a friend exemplifies the brightest form of Native American artistry
August 2004 | By Ed Leibowitz
A Somali Bantu refugee family leaves 19th-century travails behind in Africa to take up life in 21st-century Phoenix.
January 2004 | By Gregory Jaynes
Immersion schools try to revive and preserve Native American languages
November 2003 | By Michelle Nijhuis
An Indian tribe wins the first round in a long fight with rock climbers
March 2003 | By David Roberts
Martin Scorsese's realistic portrayal of pre-Civil War strife Gangs of New York re-creates the brutal street warfare waged between immigrant groups
December 2002 | By Fergus M. Bordewich
No artist devoted himself more passionately to a single subject than George Catlin. An exhibition at the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. asks: Did his work exploit or advance the American Indian?
December 2002 | By Bruce Watson
Time and again, America has demonstrated a resilience that is rooted in the remarkable diversity of her people
November 2001 | By Geoffrey C. Ward
Lacrosse sticks were tools of the trade in a rugged Indian game now growing popular around the world
December 01, 1997 | By Adele Conover
Red-hot, beat-me-down, bring-you-up swing tunes' are just part of Radio Smithsonian's Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was, the story of radio's role in transforming the African-American community
April 1996 | By Michael Kernan