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R-L Senator Jim Jeffords, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works with his confidant Jeff Munger (Iroquois), who helped reduce dental mercury in U.S. waters by 48 percent in a measure that spread to 105 countries.
Republicans backing South Dakota Senate candidate Mike Rounds, left, could see the state go blue behind Democratic candidate Rick Weiland, right.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Ingrid Misner, Artistic Impressions Photography
Gourmet Wild Rice Casserole, one of the many types of dishes with aboriginal roots consumed on Thanksgiving in Canada. Happy ‘You’re Welcome’ day.
Via Fox News
Redskins owner Dan Snyder sits in his box seats with Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly
Youth meets faith meets science meets indigenous knowledge: These unlikely forces joined forces in Wyoming recently to study the environment.
Engraving by Theodor de Bry, from Bartolome De Las Casas’s ‘A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies,’ depicting atrocities wreaked by Columbus and his men on the idsland of Hispaniola.
‘Please feel free to download, share, print, make into shirts, use as your avatar, or whatever,’ says artist Gregg Deal.
Chris Deschene has until October 19 to file an appeal or he’ll be out of the Navajo Nation Presidential election race.
Notah Begay III is inducted into the Stanford University Athletics Hall of Fame in the Bing Concert Hall on October 11, 2014.
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.
Korina Emmerich, Puyallup, lost a showdown with Char Glover and was eliminated from ‘Project Runway.’ But she didn’t go quietly.
A Maori girl on New Zealand’s North Island in 2011.
An entire beach in northern Alaska is carpeted by walruses that cannot find ice to rest on in the open ocean.
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Interns on hand to receive their certificates of completion at the 2nd annual Community Harvest Festival Dinner, from left in top row: Nathaniel Fast Wolf, Ryan Devlin (CRYP’s sustainable agriculture manager), Linsey LeBeau, Elijah Brown Wolf, Tana Charging Eagle, Bryanna Clown, Annie Sonnenberg (AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer). From left in bottom row: Tori Jensen, Kendron Bowker, Lisa Littleton.
Nike’s “Redskins/Thunder-themed” birthday party for Kevin Durant is drawing ire from a Native American group.
Courtesy Mohegan Tribe
The Mohegan Tribe bought a wood-pellet production company in Ohio as part of an effort to diversify revenue amidst growing competition within the gaming industry.
Courtesy International Rivers
Tapajós River Basin
Courtesy Pechanga Resort & Casino Spa
Inspired by a colleague’s courageous battle, Amber Curatola, Comanche, cut off most of her traditionally long locks for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pechanga Resort & Casino is conducting a month-long campaign for hair donations.
Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby, left, and Lt. Governor Jefferson Keel, right, are shown with the 2014-15 Chickasaw princesses selected Monday night at the Ada High School Cougar Activity Center. Selected to represent the tribe at events and functions through the United States over the next year are 2014-15 Chickasaw Princess Taylor Nicole Weems, Chickasaw Junior Princess Maegan Ann Carney, and Little Miss Chickasaw Jazlyn Renee Key.
The bald eagle is pulled from a fisherman’s boat in Nanoose Bay, British Columbia.
Dancers, one wearing the Haudenosaunee flag and holding hoops in his hand, shake a leg for saving the planet as marchers holding anti-oil banners look on.
NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen, from satellite data
The Aral Sea, once the fourth-largest lake on the planet, is just about dry, thanks to human intervention.
Photo Courtesy Kenneth Johnson.
Kenneth Johnson presents Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor with a custom necklace. Photo Courtesy Kenneth Johnson.
Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation
The crew at Thunder Valley puts the final touches on the installation of solar panels.
Adam Charles, holding his paddle, asks for permission for the Port Gamble S’Klallam canoe family to come ashore during Salmon Homecoming, on the Seattle waterfront.
Courtesy Minnesota Department of Health
What Twa-le Abrahamson-Swan did not know was how much radon she’d find when she tested her own home to see how the testing process worked. The number was shocking.
Fabio Jacob/Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi
A withered rubber sphere used by the Mashco-Piro to play “head ball,” originally
collected by Shaco Flores
Executive Director of A:Shiwi A:Wan Museum and Heritage Center
Jim Enote explains one of the pieces to guests.
Courtesy Michael Meuers
Members of the Red Lake Political Education Committee
Former priest Eric Dejaeger after his arrest in 2011. He has been convicted
on a total of 32 counts ranging from rape to bestiality in Nunavut, where he
victimized Inuit children during the 1970s and ’80s.
9. Native American Music
10. Women’s Honoring Song
Jerusalem artichoke flowers.
Courtesy G. Galli/Survival
Uncontacted Mashco Piro Indians have been seen in the area on several occasions.
Courtesy Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
Harlan Pruden has been appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS.
Garden of the Gods
8. Kiowa Lesson
9. Native American Flute – Northern Plains Courting Song on the Rivanna River
10. Native American Flute