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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
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
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)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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.
copyright Ruben Bolling
Red Lake will hold a Take Back the Night Rally October 22.
Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards
Vimeo/The Story Group
Taylor Shellfish Farms in Washington State is one of many such enterprises seeing the effects of ocean acidification.
New Mexico State Capitol
Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn sat with a panel from ICTMN in September while in New York.
Mining companies are leering over the Peel Watershed, the largest pristine wilderness in North America and a storehouse of coveted minerals and other resource deposits.
Matthew McConaughey, an Academy Award-winning actor, says keep Redskins.
Student body assembled on the Carlisle Indian School grounds.
Courtesy Marc Wanamaker/Bison Archives
“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.
Courtesy Wallace Family
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.
Courtesy Kathy Foster
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.
Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
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)
Courtesy Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
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.
A young man protests the R-word in Dallas,Texas during the Redskins/Cowboys game in 2013. Protests are planned for this weekend ahead of the Redskins/Cardinals game by several Native American groups.
Via Washington State Catholic Conference
The Columbia River treaty needs to be modernized, religious and indigenous leaders in the Northwest and British Columbia say.
Bridgeport, Connecticut Mayor Bill Finch is going against his state’s norm by applauding the Bureau of Indian Affairs proposed new regulations for the federal acknowledgment process.
The Northern Cheyenne group that traveled to Pablo, Montana to see Shoni Schimmel at Kootani-Salish College 157
Stilll from a video shot by a reader of the Peninsula Daily News of salmon spawning in Olympic National Park, finally able to swim all the way up the Elwha River in the wake of dam removal.
Photo by Brian Daffron.
Q’orianka Kilcher all smiles on the set of Te Ata. Photo by Brian Daffron.
Jim Wilson/The New York Times/Redux
Flares burning waste gas at a well in McKenzie County, N.D., in the Bakken shale oil field.
Campaign picture via Facebook
Wisconsin state Senate candidate Paul DeMain. DeMain is president and CEO of Indian Country Communications and editor of News From Indian Country.
Photo from the ‘Moss Lake’ location of Ganienkeh in 1974. Source: Ganienkeh.net
American Friends Service Committee
George Soctomah Neptune, a Passamaquoddy citizen from Motahkmikuk (Indian Township), will travel to Cape Town, South Africa as part of a youth delegation from the American Friends Service Committee to attend the Global Youth Indaba: Leading by Example.
Tim Chavez, Keres’ President and CEO and member of the LLC
Greg Bull/Associated Press
The Bakken oil fields, origination point of the Sandpiper oil pipeline proposed by Enbridge Corp. to Wisconsin, through Anishinaabe territory.
Shoni Schimmel walks through a crowd of children at Salish Kootenai College before speaking to more than 500 people.
Yerba mansa is a multi-purpose medicinal herb.
Courtesy Morongo Band of Mission Indians
Mike Levine, Morongo Law Enforcement police chief, was recently named Police Chief of the Year
Pictured, from left, are: Pei-Un Yee, IFIP Executive Associate; Bianca Jagger, BJHRF; Evelyn Arce, IFIP Executive Director.
Courtesy InterTribal Buffalo Council
Bison from Badlands National Park, above, will be relocated to the Cherokee Nation on October 9.
Fred Espinak, NASA
The total lunar eclipse occurring the night of October 7-8, 2014, promises to be as spectacular as the one above, which occurred in April.
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Casino Fort Gibson employee volunteers clear trash and debris from alongside State Highway 62.
Glenn Beck wears a Native headdress on his morning show on October 6, 2014.
Morongo Indian Cowboy Rodeo
Who knew? Even though diabetes did not come to Turtle Island until the settlers did, indigenous ingenuity immediately kicked in, with the use of this plant as a remedy.
Why Indian country needs the Affordable Care Act in one chart: Spending on Indian health has been historically underfunded. The Affordable Care Act makes it easier for Medicaid and insurance money to be used at local Indian health clinics and hospitals. (Chart is from a new report “Past, Present, and Future Threats to American Indian, Alaska Native Health by Donald Warne, MD, MPH, and Linda Bane Frizzell, PhD.)
Wisconsin Gov. Candidate Mary Burke
Diego James Robles
A traditional Aztec dancer performs during an exhibition dance.
Courtesy Robert Peters
Detail of ‘Hopi Girls,’ a painting by Robert Peters based on an Edward S. Curtis photograph. It’s the May image in his ‘Thirteen Moons’ calendar. Courtesy the artist.
Bonneville Power Administration
Salmon observation window at the Bonneville Dam.
The Southwest Native American Veterans Association’s first SNAVA Regional Conference September 21-24 appears to be a success.
Professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer was rescinded by the University of Illinois, gave a public response Sept. 9 at the university YMCA in Urbana, Illinois.
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)
Dr. Joseph K. Dixon, National Geographic
The photographer, Dr. Joseph K. Dixon, capture this photo of a Native American man sending smoke signals. The picture was taken in June of 1909 in Montana.
7. Native American Natural Foods to Launch Non-Profit at Black Hills Powwow
The White Buffalo Calf Woman Society is a nonprofit organization on the Rosebud Reservation.
12. Shoshone (Native American Music)