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1. Grab a Can of Diet Racism, the Drink for Racists who Think They’re Not

2. Bringing Back the Bison: Tribes and First Nations Sign Historic Treaty

3. The 11 Best Moments From South Park’s Anti-Redskins Season Premiere

CEO Cartman says that “pissing on public opinion is what the Washington Redskins are all about!”

4. Video: Designing for People and Place

NASHI
A new way of life through sustainable housing is coming to Pine Ridge.

5. From Tipis to 21st Century Lakota Architecture

Thunder Valley Development Corporation
A local college student works from architectural plans for the new community at Thunder Valley.

6. Longtime Native Voice for Women’s Rights, Deer, Speechless With Recent Honor

Sarah Deer: “Victims are not empowered through the judicial system.”

7. Oglala VP: ‘Our Civil Rights Are Being Violated’

Joseph Zummo
Tom Poor Bear, Oglala Sioux Nation vice president, is lead plaintiff in a new voting rights lawsuit.

8. Have We Seen the Last of Longmire’s Officer Mathias? A Chat With Zahn McClarnon

Zahn McClarnon as Tribal police officer Mathias on the abruptly-canceled series ‘Longmire’

9. How to Recognize the Six Main Dance Styles at a Pow Wow, Part 2: Grass Dance

Smithsonian Institution, Kristine Brumley
Grass Dancer, National Pow Wow 2005

10. What Did Indigenous Peoples Get Out of the World Conference?

Theresa Braine

11. Indians, the IRS & Congress: Unlikely Partners Making Progress


1. Native Vote Challenge Is New Spin on Social Media; It’s Time to Make Some Great Videos

This is Native Vote Action Week. Activities range from student registration on Arizona campuses to Native vote rallies in Montana. National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby released a “challenge” for every Native American to register and vote.

2. Presley LaFountain Lives for his Art, the Art That Keeps Him Alive

3. ‘I Pretend for a Living, but You Do Not': Leonardo DiCaprio Speaks Bluntly at the U.N.

YouTube/United Nations
Leonardo DiCaprio speaks to world leaders at the United Nations Climate Summit on September 23, 2014.

4. How to Recognize the Six Main Dance Styles at a Pow Wow, Part 1: Fancy Shawl Dance

Diego James Robles
Fancy shawl dancer Jessa Calderon, Tongva/Chumash/Shoshone/Mexica, dances during the Children of Many Colors Powwow

5. Cherokee Nation Opens First-Ever Tulsa Career Services Office

Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and the Career Services team cut the ribbon on the team’s new Tulsa office, with Jim Igaria of the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce (front left) and Tribal Councilor Curtis Snell (back left).

6. Miami Dolphins Stadium Built on Top of Native American Remains

Sun Life Stadium

7. Say Thanks to Elouise Cobell

8. Rewriting History… For the Better, This Time

AP Photo/Ben Birchall

9. U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to Host Listening Session at Reservation Economic Summit

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee Wisconsin will host the RES on October 6-9, 2014.

10. Killing Convicts Is a Vile Superstition

11. Mohawk Player Is National Lacrosse League’s MVP

Courtesy Graig Abel
Cody Jamieson, beside NLL commissioner George Daniel, won NLL’s Most Valuable Player

12. Gabriel Galanda Receives WSBA Excellence in Diversity Award

13. 4 Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Cheyenne River Youth Project
Cheyenne River Youth Project kids stretch out last year during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

14. Taos Pueblo Selected No. 2 ‘Best Native American Experience’ by USA Today’s Readers

Associated Press
Adobe dwellings at the Taos Pueblo in Taos, New Mexico.
Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/24/taos-pueblo-selected-no-2-best-native-american-experience-usa-todays-readers-157022

1. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Collaborating for Sustainable Environmental and Social Change

2. Native America Is at a Crossroads; Time for a New Movement

3. The Search for Water, Dog Attacks and Death: My 100 Miles on The Long Walk

Ron Cooper/Facebook
I had the road to myself…other than the occasional speeding train down the parallel railroad.

4. A Tale of Two Contacts: The Government Approach to Isolated Peoples

Courtesy Diego Cortijo/Survival International
Mashco Piros photographed on bank of Madre de Dios River in December 2011, days before Shaco Flores was killed by a Mashco-Piro bowman.

5. Native Farmers Band Together to Distribute Remaining $380M of Keepseagle

6. NFL Player Gave Up Career to Save Brother’s Life

University of Maryland Medical Center
Former Ravens Player Ma’ake Kemoeatu (right) donated his kidney to his brother Chris Kemoeatu (left), who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

7. Preparation for Chickasaw’s Annual Meeting, Festival 5K and Fun Walk Is Underway

8. NHL Arena Named After Gila River Indian Community

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Called the Jobing.com Arena since 2006, the arena will now officially be called the Gila River Arena.

9. Native Humor: 20 Signs She May Be ‘Too Rez’ for You, Bro

Irene Bedard as Suzy Song in ‘Smoke Signals.’

10. Native Leaders Applaud Passage of Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

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U.S. Capitol building, where the Tribal General Welfare Act of 2013 was passed this week, exempting tribal members from taxes on welfare and other benefits, on par with states.

11. ATCR Tells Museum: We Won’t Play Until You Use the Word ‘Genocide’

Photo by DJ Budda Blaze; source: facebook.com
A Tribe Called Red on stage in Belfort, France. Photo by DJ Budda Blaze.

12. Native American Poetry


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

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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