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Washington team owner Dan Snyder can sue five Native Americans over the loss of six trademarks, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Biodiversity Institute/Vimeo via Wyofile
Many wildlife migrations take place across the sweeping Wyoming landscape.
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Corn, beans and squash are among the foods the Haudenosaunee give thanks for. Photo source: facebook.com/seedsaversexchange
AP Photo/David Goldman
A protester holds up a sign in front of the Ferguson Police Department Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.
Some well-known Natives share Thanksgiving memories.
Courtesy Galilee Center
Volunteers help distribute Thanksgiving meals to those in need.
Giving and giving thanks are simply Native beliefs. When asked to give, the Dakota say ‘Are we not Dakota and alive?’
ICTMN archive photo
MICHAEL S. WIRTZ/Philadelphia Inquirer
Talk show host Suzanne Roberts was captivated by her work on the Navajo Nation 50 years ago. Today, at 93, she is donating $2 million to American Indian Health.
Rooney Mara as Tiger Lily on the ‘Pan’ Poster released this week.
Mark Klotz/flickr via Rabble.ca
First Nations protesters on Burnaby Mountain
The “Purchase of Manhattan” concert opera was held November 20 at Marble Collegiate Church. Pictured at the podiums, from left, are Alexandra Loutsion, Stephen Powell and Brent Michaels David.
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The New Yorker’s December cover, illustrated by Bruce McCall, satirizes the Washington football team and Thanksgiving holiday.
AP Photo/Sarah Christianson
This July 15, 2014 aerial photo shows discolored vegetation, lower left, leading from a pipeline where an estimated 1 million gallons of saltwater spilled from an underground pipeline at Bear Den Bay along the Missouri River near Mandaree, N.D.
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President Barack Obama places the Medal of Freedom, the U.S.’s highest civilian honor, around the neck of Suzan Shown Harjo on November 24, 2014.
Courtesy Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe has purchased the 236-room Embassy Suites Oklahoma City as part of its strategy to diversify its business holdings.
Attorney General Eric Holder
Twitter user @karsonkeeney shared a photo of more holiday cultural appropriation.
Reporter Kevin McKiernan is pictured with Tom Bad Cob and Oscar Bear Runner during the 1973 occupation.
U.S. Department of Energy
Leaky, radioactive drums of nuclear waste.
Courtesy Yavapai-Apache Nation
The Yavapai-Apache Nation uses gaming revenues from its Cliff Castle Casino-Hotel to develop its communities
The Loretto in Kansas City, Missouri, is the future site of the American Indian Center of the Great Plains.
Bidding preferences and overcharges went into building the Choctaw Casinos.
An image of Sky Woman riding the back of the turtle that becomes Turtle Island in the Iroquois Creation Story. Source: facebook.com/IroquoisCreationFilm
Muscogee (Creek) Nation
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation has signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Department of Agriculture that cements the formation of a natural resource conservation district.
This derailment and explosion of a train carrying Bakken crude in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada in July 2013, killed 47 people. Northwest tribes and the State of Washington say, ‘No thanks.’
American Indians play ball games outside the prison wall on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco during their occupation of the island in this November 26, 1969 photo. The sign reading “INDIANS WELCOME,” is one of the few physical reminders that 45 years ago a group of American Indians clung to the barren, bony slopes of Alcatraz for 19 months, winning the attention of the world and igniting a passion for civil rights.
Deputy Secretary of the Interior Mike Connor pictured with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.
Tom Rogers designed the 2016 copy Native American coin.
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Espinoza fell short of his personal goal, but crushed the old world record. Source: facebook.com/PhillipEspinoza
Courtesy Audre’y Eby
Audre’y Eby’s sons going to a doctors appointment with their friend, Manape LaMere, on Winnebago Reservation, November 27, 2013.
This is the earliest known photograph of the farmhouse that was saved from demolition. It is now being considered as a heritage center. It was taken by John Leslie, a Native student.
Russell Begaye and running mate Jonathan Nez gear up for a fast-track campaign.
3. Ecotrust Honors Five Indigenous Standouts for Environmental Vision
Roberta Reyes Cordero, winner of the Ecotrust Indigenous Leadership Award, has been instrumental in giving triable people a voice in coastal marine planning in California, the think tank said.
Adam Hines,11, was crowned a North American champion at the International Kickboxing Federation (IBF) tournament.
Gun Lake Casino
State Cuts Ribbon on I-35 Ramps
Asthma, lead poisoning and other ills have been known to plague children in poorer communities, especially places like the colonias along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Pictured, from left, are Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker presented Contech LLC owner Bryan Adair with the Certified Indian-Owned Large Business of the Year award as Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden congratulated Adair.
Fort Lewis College
Christian Gering (San Felipe Pueblo), right
Winona LaDuke talks enlightenment, ricing and everything in between.
Jackie Pierson beams as Trainer Bob informs her she’s the first ‘Biggest Loser’ contestant to survive two challenges in Comeback Canyon.
Cherokee Elder Eli Sequiche tells a Halloween tale.
AP Photo/Richard Lipski
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder waves to fans before an NFL football preseason game against the New England Patriots in Landover, Md., Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)
3. Cherokee Nation Opens One-Stop Office in Sallisaw
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
The Sequoyah Building, a former bank located at 100 E. Choctaw Ave. in downtown Sallisaw, now serves as the Cherokee Nation tag office, ICW, career services and commerce satellite offices.
Courtesy Jesse Short Bull
GOTV driver Cedric Goodman Jr. (right) delivers elder Timothy He Crow to the polls.
Not one but three meteor showers are due in November, the north and south Taurids, which are faint, and the famed Leonids, which any year has the potential to be a blockbuster.
Artist John Huerta’s paintings reflect popular culture and the memories of all of the women he has lost in his life, including his mother, his sister, and his grandmother.
Jordin Tootoo, 31, is the first Inuk to play in the NHL
Haskell Indian Nations University students produced their own take on Native Vote campaign posters. Brian Johnson produced this poster with model Charmayne Eldrige. Both students are from the Navajo Nation. As the election nears, tribes and organizations are using a variety of strategies to make sure every vote counts.