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1. Shirley v. Deschene: Traditional v. New Generation for Navajo President

Joe Shirley Jr. (right) and Chris Deschene head into November with sites set
on the Navajo Presidency.

2. Reservation of the Mind: Curating the Indigenous Experience

3. Designing for Life: Six Questions with NMAI Architect Johnpaul Jones

Courtesy National Endowment for the Humanities
Johnpaul Jones, an architect of Choctaw and Cherokee heritage recently
received the National Humanities Medal which was presented by President
Barack Obama.

4. Jim Thorpe Featured on Comedy Central’s ‘Drunk History’ (It’s not What

You Think)

Comedy Central

5. Keith Secola: On Stage With Indigo Girls, Singing Brutal Truths

Photo by Jason Morgan Edwards.
Keith Secola performing with Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, in
Albuquerque on July 30. Photo by Jason Morgan Edwards.

6. Take a Little Stroll Down ‘Redskin’s Drive,’ Newly Named Road in Maine

7. Schimmel’s Dream is Over! Atlanta Out of WNBA Playoffs

Matt York/AP
Shoni Schimmel

8. Remnants of Sacred Rock Destroyed in the 60s Discovered Underwater

Submitted photo/StarPhoenix
Wilfred Tootoosis, of the Poundmaker Cree Nation, stands beside Mistaseni.
He was among those who tried to save the sacred rock in the 1960s.

9. U.S. Treasury Awards Majority of copy95 Million in Grants to Native Enterprises

10. Pocahontas Beaded Jewelry Collab Wins Special Award at Santa Fe

facebook.com/AtaumbiMetals
Detail of a piece created by metalsmith Keri Ataumbi and designer Jamie
Okuma. Source: facebook.com/AtaumbiMetals

11. Bracing for Impact: Millions of Tribal Acres at Stake in Upcoming Court Ruling

The proposed casino at Big Lagoon Rancheria

12. EPA Climate Justice Blog: A Dream Realized—Community Driven

Revitalization in Spartanburg

Via EPA

13. All Nations Indian Relay Championships Is Gearing Up for $50,000 Competition

14. Native American Movies


1. The Cacique in Havana: Visible at the Dawn of the 21st Century

2. A Native Guide to Investing: Eat Bite-Size Chunks of Stock

3. Mallott Wins Democratic Nomination for Alaska Governor

4. 7 Tribal Programs That Protect Our Winged and Four-Legged Brothers

Courtesy Cocopah Tribe
Ongoing Colorado River habitat restoration efforts by the Cocopah Tribe have
brought back all manner of species.

5. Grizzly Bear Dancer to Highlight 20th Annual Harvest Pow Wow

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6. Shoni Schimmel Shines in WNBA Playoffs

7. Marie Claire Features Women Fighting to Preserve Native Culture

Carlotta Cardana for Marie Claire
Juanita C. Toledo, 28, Walatowa-Pueblo of Jemez, works for the Wellness
Program on the Jemez Pueblo Reservation, and is one of the women featured
by Marie Claire.

8. Move Over, Tiger! Rickie Fowler, Navajo, Hailed Golf’s Next Superstar

AP Photo/David J. Phillip
Rickie Fowler watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the final round of the
PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Sunday,
Aug. 10, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

9. Pechanga Raises More Than copy00k for Wounded Vets and Youth Services

The 16th annual Pechanga Charity Golf Classic raised more than copy00,00 for
the Semper Fi Fund, School on Wheels, Operation SafeHouse, and United
Friends of the Children.

10. Los Angeles Times Profiles Glaring Safety Gaps in Mysterious NM Nuclear

Accident

U.S. Department of Energy/AP via the Los Angeles Times
The ostensibly foolproof plan to store nuclear waste in rooms carved out of salt
deposits such as this one, deep below the New Mexico desert, seems to have
been undermined by human error, a report in the Los Angeles Times reveals.

11. Leo DiCaprio Tours Tar Sands, Joins Natives in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Leonardo DiCaprio challeneges Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to do
the Ice Bucket Challenge. Don’t hold your breath, Leo.

12. Jacoby Ellsbury Is Batting 1000!

Associated Press
Jacoby Ellsbury

13. ‘Injunuity’ Series Wins Best Short at In COLOR Film Festival

14. FEMA Ups Tribal Engagement With New Consultation Policy

W. Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator, is a
strong supporter of engagement with tribes.

 


1. Second Red Lake Inauguration in as Many Months Brings New Tribal Council

Courtesy Michael Meuers
Waiting to be sworn in, Treasurer-elect Annette Johnson, Red Lake Rep, Roman
Stately, Redby Rep Julius Thunder and Little Rock Rep Robert Reynolds

2. Marmot Interruptus: Greenpeace Video Gets Invaded by Adorable

Camera-Nibbling Creature

Greenpeace/YouTube
This little marmot has captured hearts across the Internet with its kissy face
mugging into a GoPro camera during a Greenpeace video shoot in Glacier
National Park.

3. 26th Annual Nansemond Powwow Photo Gallery

4. ‘Par for the Cause’ Celebrity Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Youth

and Veterans

GolfMichigan.com
Pohlcat Golf Course

5. Ute’s ‘SITLA Land Exchange’ Bill Passes Senate, Awaits President’s Signature

6. Cheyenne River Youth Project Prepares for 25th Anniversary Festivities

Cheyenne River Youth Project
Julie Garreau, CRYP’s executive director (front left, in black and white), and
Tammy Eagle Hunter, youth programs director (front right, in green and black),
celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary with the rest of the CRYP staff at
the 2008 Wacipi in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. This Labor Day weekend, they
will congregate again to commemorate the nonprofit, grassroots youth project’s
25th anniversary—and serving two generations of children on Cheyenne River.

7. Vian Peace Center Gets Support in Helping Local Residents

Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation Entertainment employee volunteers clear and prepare
undeveloped land to feature greenhouses and pond system.

8 Obama: More Help Needed for Native Americans

9. Andy Harvey Workshop Teaches Broadcast Skills to Native American Students

10. FOX & frends: Brian Kilmeade asks Native Americans offended by ‘Redskins': ‘Why now?


1. Boneheaded Errors Ruin NYT Bestseller About Comanche Leader

2. Hundreds Attend First Gathering of National Congress of Black American Indians

Mari Brown/Facebook
Mari Brown posted this image to the Gathering’s Facebook page.

3. 12-year-old Maria ‘Little Sioux’ Moore Wins Second Ringside World

Championship

Courtesy of the Moore Family
Maria ‘Little Sioux’ Moore, Spirit Two Lake Sioux Tribe, won her second Ringside
World Tournament

4. SD Police Say Tazing 8-Year-Old Native Girl Was Justified, Family Sues

Courtesy Family
How can the Pierre Police feel justified in tazing an 8-year-old?

5. Tanya Fiddler to White House Council: Invest in Indian Country

Tanya Fiddler, Executive Director of Four Bands Community Fund

6. Be Part of Notah Begay’s Team USA!

Notah Begay III

7. Rising Tide Threatens Native Historic Sites in Channel Islands

Channel Islands National Park
Chumash descendents reach the shores of Santa Cruz Island in a re-creation
of a Chumash tomol crossing.

8. Military Folly in Ferguson: Bringing the War to Suburbia

9. Beadworking in Two Worlds: 10 Fascinating Pieces by Teri Greeves

Image source: terigreevesbeadwork.com
‘NDN Art’ (2008) by Teri Greeves. ‘The image started as a pencil drawing of my
youngest son, Nimkees Ankwaad,’ Greeves explains. ‘He is speaking the word
ART, appropriated from the Roy Lichtenstein painting ‘Art’ (1962).’

10. Clearing the Air of Navajo’s Smoke Free Workplace, Traditional Tobacco OK

11. Redskins Players Salute Mike Brown As Their Name-Change Debate Rages

12. Heartbreak in Winnipeg: Bodies of Two First Nations Citizens Pulled From

Red River

CBC News
A memorial to murdered Sagkeeng First Nation teen Tina Fontaine, whose
body was pulled from the Red River, wrapped in a bag, on Sunday August 17.
She had been missing for just over a week.

13. A Pow Wow, in Queens? Ten Amazing Images

14. Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Frank Waln to Play Anti-Pipeline Concert in

Nebraska

AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma
In this Sept. 22, 2012 file photo Neil Young, right, and Willie Nelson perform
during the Farm Aid 2012 concert at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, Pa.
Opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to
the Gulf Coast said Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 that Nelson and Young will headline
a concert on Sept. 27 on a farm near Neligh in northeast Nebraska.
(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)

15. Not Your Entertainment: Throat-Singer Won’t Perform for Politician

Source: Google+
Actress and throat-singer Lucy Tulugarjuk is known for the 2001 film
‘Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner’ and appeared in last year’s acclaimed ‘Maina.’

16. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Commitment to Environmental Justice Leads

Fish and Wildlife Service to Study Anacostia River Fishing

Kim Lambert/USFWS
Group fishing at the Bladensburg Waterfront Park.

1. Albuquerque May Pass Homeless Tax: $16m to Help the Needy

2. A Smart Tongue Twister: Teach English in China

3. The Mind-blowing Pottery of Hopi Artist Al Qoyawayma

Source: alqpottery2.com
‘Half Arch’ pottery by Al Qoyawayma.

4. Highwaymen on Wall Street: An Indian Guide to Investment

AP

5. AIANTA to Host 16th Annual Tourism Conference in Marksville, Louisiana

AIANTA
AIANTA’s 2013 conference was held in Tulsa, Oklahoma. AIANTA’s Executive
Director Camille Ferguson spoke at last year’s conference.

6. Meeting the Economic Development Challenge in Indian Country: How

Streamlined Regulations Can Boost Growth

Courtesy KeyBank
Mike Lettig

7. Photos: Shoni Schimmel Wraps Up Huge Season; Prepares for WNBA Playoffs

8. How Important Is Allan Houser? Six Sculptors Speak

Courtesy MIAC
Detail of ‘View of the Horizon,’ Tennessee marble, 2007, by Cliff Fragua.

9. Genocide of the Ache People of Paraguay Will Be Tried in Argentina

wikimedia
Ache Hunter

10. Weekend Rain Helps Firefighters Battling Colville Reservation Flames;

Carlton Fire Contained

InciWeb
Burned area adjacent to the San Poil River on the Colville Reservation.

11. Who Is Behind Appeal Delaying a Rightful Land Claim?

12. Columbia River Tribes Celebrate Record-Breaking Fall Chinook Return 1.5

Million Strong

Spawning salmon

1. Joint Affinity Groups Stand Against Redskins, Address Racism in Philanthropy

Associated Press

2. Native Hip-Hop and the Wisdom of Chuck D

3. The Third Time Is Not the Charm

4. Border Town, USA: An Ugly Reality Many Natives Call Home

Nick Estes
Maxine Helaney spent decades on the streets. She’s now sober and living in
transitional housing at C.A.R.E. 66 in Gallup, New Mexico.

5. MTV Reality Show Takes Native Girl on Inspirational Trip to Italy

‘The Buried Life’
Brianna Olguin joined the cast of ‘The Buried Life’ for a trip to Italy.

6. Short and Sweet: Must-See Trailers From the Montreal First Peoples Festival’s

Top Choices

Gale Courey Toensing
Of the 47 films that screened at the Montreal First Peoples Festival from July 30
through August 5, these trailers showcase the standouts that won awards.

7. Social Enterprise Café Builds Life Skills of Reservation Youth

Suzette Brewer
Seating at the newly opened Keya Cafe. Over the Christmas holidays, staff
created the stars hanging from the ceiling.

8. Photo: Winning Art from Santa Fe Indian Market

9. Redskins Appeal Trademark Revocation; Indians Ready for Court

Associated Press

10. Native Woman Seeks to Shed the Pounds on ‘Biggest Loser’

courtesy NBC
Jackie Pierson says she put on a lot of weight after her father was diagnosed
with cancer in 2004.

11. Coyote Thoughts: Are You Robbing Your Emotional Bank Account?

Courtesy Beau Washington

12. Muscogee (Creek) Nation Reintegration Program Receives National Award

13. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Psst! Health Impact Assessments Offer New

Pathways to Healthier Environments

Health impact assessments for environmental health are being done around the
U.S., according to the EPA.

14. Cherokee Nation to Deliver Tribal IDs to Citizens in Oregon, Washington

15. Former Tribal College President Appointed to Cobell Panel

United Tribes Technical College
David M. Gipp has been appointed by the American Indian College Fund to serve
as the Fund’s representative on the Cobell Board of Trustees.

16. What Are the Common Issues Among Indigenous People?

CCTV News

17. The Hot List, Part III: More Handsome Dudes and Manly Men


1. Let Your Voice Be Heard in Navajo Nation Elections

2. CERD to Hear From Tribes About US’s Discriminatory ‘Unrecognized’ Label

Courtesy Winnemen Wintu
Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk is in Geneva to testify
on the U.S. federal government’s discriminatory practice regarding “recognized”
and “unrecognized” tribes.

3. Rosebud Woman Rescues Son from Drowning, Remains in Coma

Norma Sorace/Facebook
Rachel Sorace lies in a coma in Lincoln, Nebraska. Her children, who witnessed
her drowning, are learning to adapt and will enter counseling in the fall.

4. Grand Ronde Tribe to Host 2014 Contest Powwow; $35,000 up for Grabs

Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Tribal member Marcus Gibbons dances in
the Grand Entry of the 2010 Grand Ronde Contest Powwow at the Uyxat Powwow
Grounds in Grand Ronde, Oregon.

5. Begay’s NB3 Foundation: Not Just Throwing Money at the Issues in Indian Country

Associated Press
Notah Begay III

6. Ocean’s Rising Acidification Eating Away at Shellfish That Coastal Tribes

Depend On

Thinkstock
The ocean’s acidity is rising and dissolving seashells, which could spell doom for
Northwest tribes’ way of life as well as their livelihood in the shellfish industry and
sustenance harvesting.

7. Eagle Mine Gets Court Nod as Keweenaw Bay Indian Appeal Overturned

Associated Press
This April 11, 2014 aerial photo provided by Eagle Mine, shows the Eagle Mine
operations near Marquette, Mich. The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld a
decision by state environmental regulators to allow construction of the nickel and
copper mine in the Upper Peninsula. The mine has been constructed and is
scheduled to begin producing minerals this fall.

8. Cherokee Nation Increases Operating Budget, Asks for Surplus Bison

9. Pow Wow Weekend Planner August 15-17

Smithsonian Institution

10. Here Be Dragons! An Indian Guide to Investment

behance.net

11. Rebellion and History: Impressive Slate of Native Films Screens in Santa Fe

The 1992 film ‘Incident at Oglala’ will screen in Santa Fe on Monday, August 18.

12. Free Shoes! Morongo Provides Kicks for 800 Needy Students

Morongo

13. Heavy Legacy: Sculptures Descend on MIAC for Allan Houser Tribute

Courtesy MIAC
Craig Dan Goyesun’s iconic, whirling ‘Gaan’ (Apache Mountain Spirit Dancer)
braces for company as a sculpture by Allan Houser is lowered into the MIAC plaza.

14. Luján Offers Amendment to Protect Native American Sacred Sites

15. Mining company battle over Native American sacred land