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Hawaii and the other Pacific Islands are already being deeply affected by climate change, as this video from the National Climate Assessment illustrates.
Dennison will be honored with ‘Kassidy Dennison Day’ in Gallup, New Mexico on November 1, 2014.
Cherokee Nation citizen and volunteer Billy Shufeldt spent three days helping distribute water in northern Nowata County, including Oklahoma Union Public Schools.
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Glastonbury Festival 2011. A reveller wearing a Native American Headdress at the Stone Circle at the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset. Picture date: Thursday 23 June, 2011. Yui Mok/PA Wire URN:11034626 (Press Association via AP Images)
Courtesy University of Louisville
Tobacco is rising again as medicine.
AP Photo/Juan Karita
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales gives a thumbs up to people at a trout farm where he stopped to eat in Paracti, Bolivia, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Morales stopped here to eat as he traveled to the city where he’ll vote in tomorrow’s general election. Morales is running for a third term in Sunday’s presidential elections.
There’s cultural appropriation, dressing up like an Indian for Halloween, with the fake feathers and fringe, but saying you are Native American when you are not, is also an issue. This image is from a Halloween party in West Hollywood in 2011.
New GOTV efforts will soon help Pine Ridge (pictured) and Rosebud voters cross their reservations’ vast distances in order to access polling places for early and Election Day voting.
Astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt, Apollo 17 lunar module pilot, stands near the
deployed United States flag on the lunar surface, December 1972. Credit:
Nearly one-third of North Dakota’s Native population does not have a tribal ID
that looks like the one pictured.
Native Voice Network
Courtesy Land InSights
The colorful teepees brighten up the Place des Festival in Montreal each summer
at the First Peoples Festival, which this year runs from July 29 through August 5.
New Zealand presents the Haka ceremony in Denver before the FIL World
Championships began on July 10, 2014.
(L to R) Front Row: Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilor Janees Taylor, Principal Chief
Bill John Baker, Locust Grove Mayor Heath Holman and Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden
sign the funding agreement for the Locust Grove Water Treatment Plant improvement.
Back Row: Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. looks over the signing.
Flathead Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in the western U.S., is known for its
crystal-clear waters. Experts are fighting to keep it invasive-species-free.
Climate Central, a journalism and data think tank, says some parts of Turtle Island
Courtesy Kevin K. Washburn
Washburn: “Individuals who have served in the Armed Forces have a
proven track record for integrity, discipline and leadership, and are
highly qualified candidates in a variety of occupations throughout
Of the USPTO’s ruling on the Redskins trademarks, conservative radio host
Ruch Limbaugh says, ‘This is not the Patent and Trademark Office — this is
Harvey Davis/Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection/Museum of History and Industry
Joseph Hillaire works on a friendship pole for Kobe, Japan in 1961. The pole, which
represents the Sister City relationship between Seattle and Kobe, still stands in
a park in Kobe.
Raquel Redshirt has created solar ovens from parts found on the Navajo Reservation.
The main character of the books is a little girl named Wiggle Tooth of the Tooth Tribe.
A stereotypical supporting cast includes a gray-haired shaman, a faithful animal sidekick
and a variety of comedic others.
Photo: weltmuseumwien.at / KHM with MVK and ÖTM
The 500-year-old headdress given by Moctezuma to Cortes won’t be going home to Mexico.
Photo: weltmuseumwien.at / KHM with MVK and ÖTM
Julieanna Richardson interviews Maya Angelou for HistoryMakers.
Courtesy Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business
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US forward Chris Wondolowski (L) shoots past Belgium’s goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois during
the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 1, 2014.
Cherokee One Feather
Spencer McCoy celebrates his second consecutive state title after pinning Ryan Sheppard.
Courtesy Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s Office
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, right, was in attendance for the Champions for Change ceremony in Washington, D.C. recently. Heitkamp is pictured with office intern and one of the five Champions for Change Danielle Finn.
Pictured, from left, are Pit River tribal members Tyler LaMirande, 7th grade; Mikaela Gali-LaMirande, 10th grade; Talissa Gali, 5th grade; and Alexis Elmore, 7th grade, have reported systemic bullying targeting them and other Indian students at Burney Junior-Senior High School and Burney Elementary in Northern California.
America Meredith, ahalenia.com
‘Choctaw Give Aid to the Irish’ by America Meredith
Courtesy Richard Peterson
American Indians within the Wolf Point School District received positive news on March 14 when an one-person-one-vote agreement was reached.
Courtesy Tortoise Rock Casino’s Facebook page
The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians expects tourists to flock to California’s High-Desert for its new boutique casino, opening March 31.
The Baker Twins, a.k.a. Canadian models Shannon and Shauna Baker, take the Winter Challenge to the Red Carpet.
Photo by Jason Morgan Edwards
JJ Otero of Saving Damsels at Frogville Studios in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in November 2013.
Photo: Perry Knotts, AP
M.I.A. preforms during the NFL Super Bowl XLVI halftime show at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN. The Giants won the game 21-17. (AP Photo/Perry Knotts)