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Cherokee Nation citizen James Martins, of Afton, talks with Northeastern Tribal Health System CEO and fellow Cherokee, Kim Chuculate, during a regular visit to the clinic.
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Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) met the new Director of the Office of Tribal Government Relations for the Veterans Affairs Department, Stephanie Birdwell in March 2011.
A new video urges Alaska Native voters to get to the polls. And early. “Get Out the Native Vote” reminds people that they can vote until November 4th in one of the 128 newly established voting sites across the state.
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Even without climate change, ‘the story of the Southwest is the story of water,” says climate scientist Gregg Garfin in this video about the Southwest chapter of the National Climate Assessment released in 2014.
Armed RCMP officers approach Centre Block on Parliament Hilll following a shooting incident in Ottawa October 22, 2014.
A typical partial solar eclipse.
University of Louisville
U of L Seniors, Bria Smith (21), Shawnta’ Dyer (12), Sheronne Vails (3), Sara Hammond (00), and Jude Schimmel (22) pose for a photo during media day on October 20, 2014.
Still from ‘Playground of the Native Son.’ Source: indieinfilms.com
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Pictured, from left, are: Cherokee Nation Government Relations Executive Director Courtney Ruark-Thompson, Oklahoma State System of Higher Education Chancellor Glen Johnson, Cherokee citizen and 30/30 Next Gen honoree Canaan Duncan, and former Congressman Dan Boren.
Kelsie Herman, Rosebud Sioux, of Todd County High School is going to the South Dakota Class A Cross Country Championship Meet ranked No. 1 in the state in the 4000-meter, with a time of 15:01.00.
Powhatan in a longhouse at Werowocomoco (detail of John Smith map, 1612)
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Police converge on Parliament Hill after one or more gunmen opens fire, shooting a uniformed soldier guarding the War Memorial in Ottawa and then entering the Parliament building. Lawmakers and Prime Minister Stephen Harper were moved to safety.
Photo by Kim Acosta. Source: nativeamericanmusicawards.com
Tony Duncan performs onstage at the 2013 NAMA ceremony. Duncan won Artist of the Year. Photo by Kim Acosta. Source: nativeamericanmusicawards.com
Suzan Shown Harjo, Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee, has been fighting for Native justice for decades.
Water-cleanup and related projects will get the lion’s share of some $10.4 million in grants going to Nevada and Southern California tribes.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina have passed a resolution prohibiting fracking on their sovereign lands.
Captain Jacobsen, a play that recently premiered in Berlin, is receiving mixed reviews some of which are calling it neo-racism.
Juliette Lewis’ handwritten farewell to Misty Upham, posted to Instagram.
Philip Whiteman, Jr. during one of his rides.
Steven Paul Judd
Poster art for the 2013 AIFF by Steven Paul Judd, featuring Will Sampson leading a who’s who of Native talent. Can you name all the others depicted here?
Nevada Indian Commission
Aloha Callac-Jones competed against 21 other women 50 years ago, and won the crown.
Miles, Jeremy and Jerome Thompson smile after allegedly signing contracts with Nike.
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Hector Vazquez was recently named executive chef for Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort
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Ashley Akpik and the Tagiugmiut Dancers of Barrow perform an Inupiat dance at the opening of the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Anchorage, Alaska. Several thousand Alaska Natives from around the state are expected to attend the three-day event.
A coastal Washington cranberry bog.
1. AIM Co-Founder Dennis Banks Remarks on Tragic Death of Misty Upham [Video]
Dennis Banks, seen here with family friend Tracy Rector (left), Robert Upham, and an unidentified relative, stopped by the memorial gathering for Misty Upham on Friday night.
2. James Roger Madalena: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series
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New Mexico State Representative James Roger Madalena
3. Orionid Meteors Sparkle and May Explode: Halley’s Comet Says Hello
Orionid meteors are among the most beautiful of the year, and we’re in the midst of them.
4. Not Your Mascot Minnesota to Protest ‘Redskins’ During Vikings Game
People supporting a name change listen as Virgil Ortiz of Laguna Pueblo speaks at the Anti-Redskins protest rally on October 11, 2014. Ortiz is an Professor at Arizona State University.
5. Suicide on Reservations and the Need for More Studies
“There are many warning signs we have to look out for, like people talking about taking their own lives.”
“40 Under 40″ award recipients were honored at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee on October 8.
Basket making at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill, Oklahoma.
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Lyle Eagle Tail, right, died last year at age 28 while trying to save 16-year-old Madison Wallace, left, and her 6-year-old brother Garrett from the foamy Big Sioux River. Both have been given posthumous awards for valor by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
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Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians Tribal Chairman Anthony Pico is presented the Guinness Book of World Records plaques by Alex Angert, the official Adjudicator for GWR.
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Misty Upham at the 2013 AFI Fest premiere of ‘August: Osage County at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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Verna Simon visiting the Get Out the Native Vote display table that was manned by Marzha Fritzler at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.
Pechanga Resort & Casino
The Los Angeles Lakers shoot some hoops in a practice session at the Pechanga Recreation Center on the Pechanga Indian Reservation in Temecula, California on October 16, 2014. The Lakers Youth Foundation raises money for some of the kids on the reservation.
Misty Upham arrives on the red carpet at the 2013 AFI Fest premiere of ‘August: Osage County’ at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Actress Misty Upham currently has short hair, as in this photo posted to Facebook August 11.
‘The Rez Sisters ‘celebrates Native women, with all their flaws and complex relationships.’
ICTMN correspondent Terri Hansen will use her Diversity Travel Fellowship to this conference to encourage Native journalists to focus on science writing.
Members of The Playwickian staff review its papers before distribution.
Tanks for holding burbot are designed to separate fish of different sizes, as they are a very predatory species and will eat their own.
Wisconsin Media Lab
Fred Ackley Jr, right, appears in Wisconsin Media Lab’s video about ricing.
Diego James Robles
A young fancy shawl dancer walks by hung photographic murals of powwow dancers from previous years, during the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians’ Annual Pow Wow.
From Choctaw, MS, a group of youth from the Mystic Wind Stickball Players put on a high paced intense traditional game of stickball with ancient mounds as their background for onlookers at the 25th Moundville Indian Festival in Alabama
Courtesy Ray Sandman’s Campaign Office
Ray “Skip” Sandman has his sights set on the 8th Congressional District in Minnesota as the Green Party candidate.
Rep. Lisa Johnson-Billy, Chickasaw, is encouraging Native women to enter the political scene whether federal, state or tribal.