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Mexican Zapatista rebels are showered with rose petals as they arrive to the Nativitas forest in Xochimilco, Mexico, on the southern edge of Mexico City, Friday September 12, 1997.
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A monument to the 14 female nursing students who were victims of the 1989 massacre at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, in Quebec.
A woman named Becky tells a very personal story of cultural genocide and removal.
Ryneldi Becenti (Navajo) was one of the first Native American women to play in the WNBA.
Mervyn Hillis in Vietnam
Seeking environmental justice for Indigenous Peoples and others through the elimination of discrimination at CERD in Geneva.
HUD Secretary Julián Castro
Mary Martin and Sondra Lee in a publicity photo for the 1954 ‘Peter Pan’ Broadway musical. Lee has stated that she will not watch Thursday’s ‘Peter Pan Live!’ and is disappointed the musical number ‘Ugg a Wugg’ has been changed.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
The Peel Watershed in Canada’s Yukon Territory, is not too far from Alaska.
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Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly (left)
Some of the mining waste that got XL Platinum Inc. and five of its executives indicted for felony violations of the Clean Water Act
Amanda Blackhorse has received stacks of hate mail since she became a prominent figure in the change the name campaign.
The Superstition Mountains in Tonto National Forest, sacred to the San Carlos Apache Tribe, is the subject of yet another incarnation of a bill that would allow copper mining.
Giving and giving thanks are simply Native beliefs. When asked to give, the Dakota say ‘Are we not Dakota and alive?’
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Talk show host Suzanne Roberts was captivated by her work on the Navajo Nation 50 years ago. Today, at 93, she is donating $2 million to American Indian Health.
Rooney Mara as Tiger Lily on the ‘Pan’ Poster released this week.
Mark Klotz/flickr via Rabble.ca
First Nations protesters on Burnaby Mountain
The “Purchase of Manhattan” concert opera was held November 20 at Marble Collegiate Church. Pictured at the podiums, from left, are Alexandra Loutsion, Stephen Powell and Brent Michaels David.
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Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn sat with a panel from ICTMN in September while in New York.
Courtesy Troy Heinert
In the upcoming South Dakota legislative session, beginning in January, newly elected South Dakota State Senator Troy Heinert, Rosebud Sioux, will be wrangling measures to improve life for Natives and others throughout the state. Heinert, formerly in the South Dakota House, is shown here at his day job as a rodeo pick-up man.
Photo: Teresa S. Thompson
Actor Jeremiah Bitsui accepts his award for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series at 2014 Red Nation Film Festival. Photo: Teresa S. Thompson.
Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council President Cyril Scott, in aqua shirt, at the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City.
AP Photo/Karen Schwartz
This August 2012 photo shows heads at Rano Raraku, the quarry on Easter Island. The sculptures have bodies attached, but they are buried under the dirt and not visible. About 400 moai are here in various stages of carving. A new study indicates that Native Americans visited Easter Island before Columbus sailed to the Americas.
If northeastern Turtle Island gets a break in the clouds, its inhabitants could see 15 to 20 meteors per hour emanating from the head of Leo the Lion after midnight.
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Chairman Bob Hicks at the First Americans in the Arts awards ceremony in the early 2000s, with Dawn Jackson, the organization’s vice chair. Image source: dreammerchantstudio.com/pages/Events/CINEFAITA.htm
Louis Riel’s grave in Manitoba
A veteran looks at the names of those who died etched into the wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, Sunday, May 26, 2013.
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
U.S. Marine and Native American Fred Vigil plays his traditional flute at a Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Veterans Day Celebration.
Courtesy Lakota Women Warriors
The Lakota Women Warriors at the 2014 Black Hills Pow Wow. Left to right: Kella With Horn, Lisa Jendry and Brenda White Bull
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Pictured, from left, Veteran Marvin Cochran and guests of Cherokee Nation’s Veterans Day program salute during the posting of the flags.
Between Nicki Minaj’s Third-Reich imagery and Gwen Stefani’s Indian maiden in bondage, you have to ask—what the hell is going on with music videos?
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Lakota hip hop artist Frank Waln is one of several young Native talents spotlighted on ‘Rebel Music,’ which premieres online on Thursday. Image source: instagram.com/rebelmusicdoc
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Decorated soldier Philip Favel reminisces about serving during World War II.
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Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians Grand Chief Gord Peters exhorts Canada to unite and acknowledge all that First Nations and other Indigenous Peoples have contributed to Canada.
Poppies traditionally commemorate veterans, especially those who did not come home, for Remembrance Day.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention take a look at how car seat and seat belt safety can keep everyone safer on the road.
Wade Blevins practices his weapons form while in China for the World Traditional Wushu Championships. He earned a bronze medal in that event, but gold in the bare-handed division.