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1. Ten Reasons Why Every Native Should Vote

Tulalip Tribal Board Member Deborah Parker speaking in support of the Violence
Against Women Act in 2012. Reason number six to vote.

2. HUD Reaches Settlement Resolving Native Lending Discrimination Case

3. Vote YES on H.R. 3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

4. Beware of Ethnic Imposters

5. Cheeseburgers & Wood Pellets in Paradise
: Mohegan Diversification Goes

From Fat to Frying Pan

Mohegan Sun
The Mohegan Tribe will open 15 locations of the award-winning Arooga’s Grille
House & Sports Bar throughout New England over the next five years.

6. Free Passes for G2E Still Available from ICTMN and G2E

7. Dancing Elk Is Top Dog With Double Win in June Jamz Music Contest

8. Judge Dredd Goes Coast Salish! Jeffrey Veregge Gets First Comic Book Cover

IDW Publishing

9. Video: Manoomin and the Importance of Ricing

TheWays.org
Fred Ackley Jr., of the Sokaogon Chippewa Community of Mole Lake, is what’s
called a “ricer.”

10. Video: Scientists Get Into the Nut of Climate Change

The Story Group/Vimeo
Flashing from a time-lapse of Arctic ice melt, to a vehicle-laden highway
interchange, this short video hammers home the truth: Human activity is the
main contributor to climate change.

1. Diversity and Beauty of Native American women pt 2

2. Native American women of young and old – strong, beautiful, wise

3. Grappler Lost 150 Pounds to Grab Control of His Life

Courtesy Joe Tate

4. Denzel Washington Says ‘Washington’ not Redskins During Interview

Associated Press
Denzel Washington

5. Hashtag: CuteRacism

frankieandsue.com
The fall/winter 2014 collection from frankieandsue.com

6. That’s So Money! Code Talkers and Iron Workers Score copy Coin Tributes

Source: usmint.gov
A detail of the design for the 2016 Native American dollar coin, ‘Code Talkers
from both World War I and World War II (1917-1945),’

7. Learning Real History—Not School History

8. Hard Work and USDA Mortgages Build Three Homes in the Desert

Mark Fogarty
Mike Chavez, left, executive director of Zuni Housing Authority, and program
coordinator Cedric Lupee worked hard to get three self help houses built on
their New Mexico pueblo.

9. Treaty of Canandaigua Arrives at National Museum of the American Indian

10. Tester Delves Into Budget Shortfalls Plaguing Tribal Irrigation Programs

11. Family of Sgt. Alan Two Crow to Attend Redhawk Powwow in His Honor

via Facebook
For more than a decade, Sergeant Alan Two Crow’s memory has been honored
at the Redhawk Native American Arts Council powwow. This year, his family is
seeking donations to help them attend the pow wow to honor their relative.

12. UNITY Elects New Leadership for 2014-15


1. Popular Native American Church & Peyote song videos

2. Diversity and Beauty of Native American women

3. Nuns Urge Pope to Rescind Doctrine of Discovery

Vatican Archives
One of the original Papal Bulls that decreed it was okay to take indigenous land and crush culture on Turtle Island.

 

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/09/nuns-urge-pope-rescind-doctrine-discovery-156819

  4. NFL Commish Roger Goodell Is Tone Deaf on Ray Rice, Redskins

Associated Press
Ray Rice

5. ‘Am I Next?’ Indigenous Women in Canada Ask Social Media

Holly Jarrett/Facebook
Holly Jarrett, cousin of murdered Inuit university student Loretta Saunders,
has begun a social media campaign to push for a national inquiry into the
issue of missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada.

6. Gil Birmingham, Tina Fey Post Selfie From Set of ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

source: facebook.com
Birmingham called Fey an ‘inspiring queen of comedy.’

7. Don’t Just Say It—Do It

8. Gathering of the Tribes: Artists Celebrate Indigenous Origins

9. Tactics for the Lazy Investor: A Native Guide to Investing

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10. Indian Country Tourism Highlighted at Nez Perce Economic

Convening & Tradeshow

Courtesy AIANTA
AIANTA Executive Director Camille Ferguson presents book to NezPerce
Tribal Chairman Silas C. Whitman

11. Tex Hall Vying for Fourth Term as Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman

Gale Courey Toensing

12. The Supreme Court of Canada’s ‘Parasitic’ Aboriginal Activities


1. Chief Standing Bear: Retracing the Steps of a Civil Rights Leader

2. New Mexico Surpasses copy00 Million in HUD Indian Mortgages

Courtesy nmmfa.org

3.  NCAIED to Announce Award and Scholarship Winners at Reservation Economic Summit

4. A Milestone Morning for Oneida Land Transfer Ceremony

Courtesy Laki Terzidis/Oneida Indian Nation
The Oneida Indian Nation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Office
signed deeds marking the 13,004 acres recently put into trust for Central New
York tribe. Pictured, from left, are JohnnaBlackhair, acting area director BIA
Eastern Regional Officer; Ray Halbritter, Oneida Nation Representative; Chuck
Fougnier, Oneida Nation Council Member, Wolf Clan; and Beaulah Green,
Turtle Clan Mother.

5. SD State’s Attorney says Tasering Girl Was Best Option; Family Outraged

Courtesy Family
Hughes County State’s Attorney Wendy Kloeppner released a report which
stated “she was satisfied with an independent investigation, deploying a taser
was the best viable way to diffuse the situation.”

6. Why Navajo Hair Matters: It’s Our Culture, Our Memory, and Our Choice

Courtesy Jacqueline Keeler
The author’s grandfather, before he (voluntarily) cut his hair.

7. New Anti-Redskins Video Says FedEx ‘Embraces Racism’

8. Smithsonian Revisits History of Treaties

Cliff Owen/AP Images
In 1794, President Washington commissioned a wampum belt for the
Canandaigua Treaty.

9. The New York Daily News Will no Longer Use ‘Redskins’

Wikipedia.com
450 West 33rd Street is home to the New York Daily News and the Associated Press.

10. Pow Wow Weekend Planner September 5-7

Montana.edu
The 37th Annual MSU American Indian Council Pow Wow

11. Indigenous Peoples at Forefront of Historic People’s Climate March in

New York City

People’s Climate March
Indigenous Peoples are among the main organizers of what is shaping up to be a
historic march to demand action on climate change.

12. Oklahoma Gov. Fallin Gets Chilly Reception at Choctaw Labor Day Fest

Source: facebook.com/maryfallinforgovernor
Choctaw Nation Chief Gary Batton and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin sign a
vehicle tag compact at the Nation’s Labor Day event.
Photo: facebook.com/maryfallinforgovernor

 

 


1. Clovis Is Bogus: Archeologists Blocked Truth About Native Settlement

2. Confuse ‘Em While They’re Young: ‘Dance Moms’ Puts Headdress on

13-Year-Old

Lifetime TV
Cast member Nia in the faux-Native headdress she was made to wear on
‘Dance Moms’
Photo by Anne Staveley
Cannupa Hanska Luger about to destroy ‘The Big Chief,’ one of his
‘Stereotype’ sculptures. Photo by Anne Staveley.

4. Global Gaming Expo and ICTMN Give Subscribers Special Offer

5. Veggie of the Week Program Shines Light on Sustainable Agriculture

Cheyenne River Youth Project
Sustainable Agriculture Manager Ryan Devlin with local teens—and Veggie of
the Week, zucchini—at the Leading Lady Farmers Market.

6. Tester Begins Hearings on Sex Trafficking in Indian Country

Courtesy Sen. Jon Tester/Flickr
About 100 people gathered for a listening session with Sen. Jon Tester on
August 28 to discuss the increased trafficking of mostly young girls and women in
Indian country.

7. Younger, Better, Faster, Stronger – Rethinking the Native Voters of 2014

8. Inaugural Meeting Aimed to Help Tribal Veterans Get Services They Deserve

Courtesy SNAVA.org
The Southwest Native American Veterans Association is looking to provide
help for Native American veterans with its first SNAVA Regional Conference
September 21-24.

9. Dan Snyder’s Broadcast License Challenged Over Redskins; Faces

FCC Filing

Associated Press

10. Watch: Dan Snyder’s Answer to ‘What is a Redskin?’

ESPN

11. Seminole Makes History as First Football Player to Wear FSU Jersey

SeminoleTribune.org
Justin Motlow is the first Seminole Tribal Member to play football at FSU.

1. The Eagle Feather Law and State-Recognized Tribes

2. Investing for Natives: Travel Can Fatten the Pocketbook

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3. National Indian Relay Championship With $37,400 Purse Is Underway

Flickr.com

4. My Peace Corps Experience as a Native American

Courtesy Peace Corps
Shawn Albeita recalls volunteering as a Native American with the Peace Corps.

5. Lummi Totem Pole Journey Rallies Voices Against Environmental Destruction

Courtesy of ‘Kwel Hoy: A Totem Pole Journey’
A 19-foot pole carved by Lummi master carver Jewell James and the House of
Tears Carvers is being taken on a journey to 21 Native and non-Native
communities in four Northwest states and British Columbia. James carved the
pole to compel people to speak out against coal and oil transport projects that
could have a devastating impact on the environment. The pole will be raised at
Beaver Lake Cree First Nation on September 6.

6. A Tall Tale for Charity
: Mohegans To Do Good by Rappelling Down Skyscraper

Mohegan Sun
Kevin Brown, tribal chairman of the Mohegan Nation, rappelling down the
skyscraper last year

7. Portal to Provide Training, Education For American Indian Entrepreneurs

8. Native Sports Legends Talk About Native Role Models

9. One Less Racist Mascot! High School Retires 83-year-old ‘Beloved Arab’

Fox News

10. Why Not? Alaska’s Fusion Candidacy –Walker and Mallott Put Alaska First

Byron Mallott, left, and Bill Walker have fused their candidacy into the Alaska
First team.

11. Hip Hop Angels Watching Over Indigenous Kids (Borders Be Damned!)

Image source: facebook.com/TeamLightningCloud
MC Redcloud and Crystle Lightning of LightningCloud. ‘These kids didn’t cross
no ocean: they’re indigenous to Turtle Island,’ says Redcloud of the children
showing up at the U.S. border. ‘If you don’t have a heart to help them, you’re a
damn racist.” Image source: facebook.com/TeamLightningCloud

12. Swinomish Study Social and Physical Impacts of Climate Change With

EPA Grant

Swinomish Climate Change Initiative
About 95 percent of the Swinomish Tribe’s territory is along the water, and
rising sea levels are causing concern.

 


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