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What you should know about the historic Native American battle happening now.

<br> It’s the summer of 2016, and thousands of American Indians from the northern Great Plains just came together to protect their sacred land … again. If this scene sounds familiar, that’s because it is. During the Great Sioux War of 1876, a united legion of Lakota Sioux, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho stood their ground near a river against a U.S. Army regiment led by Col. George A. Custer. American Indians called it the Battle of Greasy Grass or Victory Day, but U.S. history books tend to remember the Battle…

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Carla D. Hayden nominated as Librarian of Congress. If confirmed she will be first woman and first African American to hold the position #libraries

President Obama has nominated as the next Librarian of Congress Carla D. Hayden, who has been CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, Md., since 1993. Before that, Dr. Hayden was deputy commissioner and chief librarian of the Chicago Public Library, assistant professor for Library and Information Science at the University of Pittsburgh and library services coordinator for the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. If confirmed, Dr. Hayden would be the first woman and the first African American to hold the position. Bookbrowse News About Books,…

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