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1. Cowboys and Indians Ride on DC, Protesting Keystone XL for Earth Day

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
Thousands gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Sunday February 17, 2013 to hold President Barack Obama to his promise to combat climate change.

2. Supreme Court Discrimination Against Native America Cannot Be Tolerated

3. 5 Studies That Prove Dan Snyder is Wrong About ‘Redskins’

4. Former Shinnecock Leaders Ask BIA to Reject New Council, Mediate Dispute

5. Keystone XL Decision Delayed Yet Again as State Department Invokes Nebraska Court Ruling

Danny Johnston/Associated Press
The Keystone XL pipeline has been delayed because of a court ruling about its route through Nebraska.

6. Native Brothers Dominate NCAA Lacrosse Stats, and Albany Record Books

Brothers Lyle (left) and Miles (center) Thompson with cousin Ty Thompson on the cover of Inside Lacrosse magazine.

7. Carlisle Indian Industrial School Farmhouse to Be Preserved

This is the earliest known photograph of the farmhouse being considered for demolition. It was taken by John Leslie, a Native student.

8. Métis in Canada Demand Harper Meeting as Court Upholds Status Ruling

Ke Ning/Métis National Council
Clément Chartier, President of the Métis National Council

9. The Indian From Rhode Island who Won the Boston Marathon — Twice

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.
Ellison ‘Tarzan’ Brown running in the 1939 Boston Marathon. Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.

10. Counternarratives: Native American Artists In Our Own Words

11. Native American Indian Rock Art – Petroglyphs Pictograph

12. Don Burnstick’s The 5 Ways of native woman laughter

13. Half Breed Age

14. A street magician and native orchestra performs a show at a marketplace in Marrak…HD Stock Footage

15. NATIVE AMERICAN STORYTELLER AND THE CREATION – MACKINAC ISLAND – DENNIS M. MORRISON


1. We, the Native Peoples

2. Fighting Off Extinction: The Story of Indigenous Mexican Languages

“The narrative of the last two speakers who don’t speak to each other is a powerful one,” Anthropologist Daniel Suslak of Indiana University stated. “It strikes a chord with a lot of people. It just happens to not be quite true.”

3. Diné Bull Rider Competes With the Best of the Best

Courtesy PBR
Guytin Tsosie tips his hat after another great ride

4. In Redskins Golf Tournament, It Was the Navajo Who Got Played

This is not the golf tournament the Navajo thought they were getting.

5. Tony West on ICWA: ‘We Will Continue to Stand Up for ICWA’

Courtesy justice.gov
Associate Attorney General Tony West

6. Model Owee Rae: Being Herself and Changing Perceptions

source: oweerae.com
‘I feel safe in front of the camera,’ says Rae, who hails from Tuba City.

7. Coachella ’14: Rent a $2200 Tipi to Match Your Hipster Headdress

source: coachella.com
Sweet tipis, dude.

8. Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, Champion of Aboriginal Business, Walks On

Ryan Remiorz/THE CANADIAN PRESS
Jim Flaherty, who resigned as Canada’s finance minister in mid-March to enter the private sector, died of a heart attack on April 10, 2014, at age 64. He is seen here in 2010.

9. Cherokee Students Participate in N7 Event With OU Quarterback

Cherokee Nation
Cherokee youth take a photo with University of Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight at the Sooners for N7 event Wednesday.

10. Supporting Derogatory Depictions Not an Option for NIGA

Courtesy National Indian Gaming Association
This black and white photo from the late 1990′s shows Ernie Stevens Jr. with his then 11-year-old daughter Lois, testifying on mascots and racism in sports. Today, Lois is currently finishing her Master’s degree at the University of Kansas.

1. Native About New York: Matika Wilbur, Brunch and Killing Things

Matika Wilbur

2. A Native Actress Should NOT Play Tiger Lily in the Peter Pan Movie

3. Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Testifies Before Congress

Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker testifies before the U.S. House Interior Appropriations subcommittee in Washington, D.C., on April 8.

4. Video: Oarfish Spend Last Moments Swimming With Tourists Off Mexico

YouTube/Shedd Aquarium/Un-Cruise Adventures
One of two oarfish that swam with tourists off Mexico in the Sea of Cortes, two days before one of the pair, which normally stick to 3,000-foot-deep waters, washed up dying on the beach.

5. Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Partners With Chickasaw Nationto Build Pharmacy

6. Udall Among Senators Calling for Restoration of Impact Aid Program

Courtesy markudall.senate.gov
Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)

7. New Business Report: Indigenous Entrepreneurs in Canada Optimistic But Barriers Remain

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business has issued a report showing that many indigenous economic challenges can be met from within, but others are stymied from without. Archaic laws established during the colonial era are a major barrier.

8. He Killed his Art to Prove a Point. Now He’s Making a Film About It

Logo for ‘This Is a Stereotype’ film project designed by Cannupa Hanska Luger and Dylan McLaughlin

9. Bingo! Viejas Tribe Brings Gaming to Shopping Center Near San Diego

Kathy Foster
Happy players in their new hall at Viejas Bingo

10. UND Student Government Can’t Overturn Veto of Denied Pow Wow Meal Funding

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11. Navajo Nation Officially Joins Fight Against Redskins Mascot

Source: facebook.com/joshualavar
‘The Navajo Nation has finally joined the rest of Indian country in this fight,’ syas Navajo Nation Councilman Joshua Lavar Butler.

1. Mother Earth is Drowning in Garbage

AP/5 GYRES
In this February 15, 2010 photo released by 5 Gyres, a coastal area of the Azores Islands in Portugal, is shown littered with plastic garbage.
 2. Inuit Answer Hollywood With Sealfie Photo Booths, Giant Group Pic

Leona Aglukkaq/Twitter
Canada Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, Inuit, shows off her sealskin cape after Ellen DeGeneres gave money from a tweeted Oscars selfie to the anti-seal-hunt Humane Society.
Courtesy Ho-Chunk, Inc.
Contract review (from top left to bottom right): Dennis Johnson, Ho-Chunk, Inc. CFO; Heath Rist, All Native Group Vice President; Lance Morgan, Ho-Chunk, Inc. President and CEO; Annette Hamilton, Ho-Chunk, Inc. COO.
Courtesy House of Representatives
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, propose alternative budgets that would take the country in significantly different directions. These budgets are more campaign documents than governing instruments, letting voters know what’s ahead depending on which side wins.
Via Twyla Baker-Demary on Facebook
The Gamma Phi Beta sorority posted this banner on its sorority house
Courtesy Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Chairman Arlan Melendez, Air National Guard Brig. Gen. William Burkes, Pyramid Lake Vice Chairman Terence James, and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval in attendance for the grand opening ceremony of the Air National Guard indoor shooting facility.
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Protection Agency officials say 20,000 gallons of crude spilled from a damaged pipeline into a nature reserve in southwest Ohio.
AP Photo/Redwood National and State Parks, Laura Denn
Hacking off redwood burls leaves the tree open to infection, and eliminates its main means of reproduction.
source: instagram.com/alessandraambrosio

1. Native American Land and Classism

2. EBCI Tribal Members Named to All-conference Team

Cherokee One Feather
Spencer McCoy celebrates his second consecutive state title after pinning Ryan Sheppard.

3. Talking Points: Sen. Heitkamp Discusses Native Issues

Courtesy Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s Office
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, right, was in attendance for the Champions for Change ceremony in Washington, D.C. recently. Heitkamp is pictured with office intern and one of the five Champions for Change Danielle Finn.

4. ‘Watch Your Red-skinned Back’—Racist Notes Surface in California Schools

Marc Dadigan
Pictured, from left, are Pit River tribal members Tyler LaMirande, 7th grade; Mikaela Gali-LaMirande, 10th grade; Talissa Gali, 5th grade; and Alexis Elmore, 7th grade, have reported systemic bullying targeting them and other Indian students at Burney Junior-Senior High School and Burney Elementary in Northern California.

5. Ho-Chunk Inc. Subsidiary Gets $2.3 Million Federal Contract

6. The Choctaw Gift to the Starving Irish

America Meredith, ahalenia.com
‘Choctaw Give Aid to the Irish’ by America Meredith

7. Rescind the Medals of Dishonor

8. A Giant Step Forward for Equal Voting Rights in Native Lawsuit

Courtesy Richard Peterson
American Indians within the Wolf Point School District received positive news on March 14 when an one-person-one-vote agreement was reached.

9. Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms Preps for Grand Opening

Courtesy Tortoise Rock Casino’s Facebook page
The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians expects tourists to flock to California’s High-Desert for its new boutique casino, opening March 31.

10. 7 Indigenous Artists, Activists and Allies Who Took the Icy Winter Challenge Plunge

YouTube
The Baker Twins, a.k.a. Canadian models Shannon and Shauna Baker, take the Winter Challenge to the Red Carpet.

11. Albuquerque’s Saving Damsels: Rocking That Native Soul in 2014

Photo by Jason Morgan Edwards
JJ Otero of Saving Damsels at Frogville Studios in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in November 2013.

12. Fond du Lac Ojibwe Wins Minn. Boys State 1A Quarterfinal in Triple OT

Star Tribune

13. NFL: M.I.A. Owes Us copy6.6 Million for a Bird, but Redskins Still OK

Photo: Perry Knotts, AP
M.I.A. preforms during the NFL Super Bowl XLVI halftime show at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN. The Giants won the game 21-17. (AP Photo/Perry Knotts)

Six killed after train collides with bus in Canada’s capital

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2 men charged in Boston after drugs seized on boat

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