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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. 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

frankieandsue.com
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. Watch! Team USA Baffled by New Zealand’s Haka Warrior Dance at FIBA

World Cup

2. The Government’s Selective Morality About Gambling

3. Video: Unsettling Look Into Trafficking of Native Women and Girls

4. Soccer an Indigenous Invention? According to a Guarani Documentary Yes

Wikipedia
Club Guarani soccer shield

5. Choctaw Nation Responds to ICTMN’s Coverage of Governor Mary Fallin’s Visit

A statue paying tribute to Charlotte Jackson, ‘The Giver of Life,’ is unveiled
by Pat Jones, Charlotte Jackson’s daughter, with Choctaw Nation Chief
Gary Batton to the left.

6. U.S. Rep. Mullin Visits Cherokee Nation Schools, Businesses

Cherokee Nation
Sequoyah High School scholarship class instructor Sara Barnett and
Superintendent Leroy Qualls listen as U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Westville,
speaks to the scholarship class at Sequoyah High School during his tour
Monday, August 25.

7. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Women and Climate Change, Part 2

8. Native American Architecture

 


My ThrowBack Thursday Poem/Photo of the Day

(09/04/14)

College Days©

Felina - Newbury College July 1987

Saturdays from 9-5

I belonged to Newbury College

With friends from all over

Gathered to learn

All that we could about

Business

Accounting

Law

Psychology

Economics

Marketing

Public Relations

Human Resources Management

Great American History

English Composition

And

More

All

To get a better job

To get you a bigger title

To make you feel more whole

To find professional happiness

Colleges Days

Full of fun

Full of learning

Full of stress

Full of life long friendships

Hoping for change

And

New Direction

Happy to see College Days

Come and Go

Copyright 2014

College Days©

Felina Silver Robinson


1. The Cacique in Havana: Visible at the Dawn of the 21st Century

2. A Native Guide to Investing: Eat Bite-Size Chunks of Stock

3. Mallott Wins Democratic Nomination for Alaska Governor

4. 7 Tribal Programs That Protect Our Winged and Four-Legged Brothers

Courtesy Cocopah Tribe
Ongoing Colorado River habitat restoration efforts by the Cocopah Tribe have
brought back all manner of species.

5. Grizzly Bear Dancer to Highlight 20th Annual Harvest Pow Wow

Siotantka.Skyrock.com

6. Shoni Schimmel Shines in WNBA Playoffs

7. Marie Claire Features Women Fighting to Preserve Native Culture

Carlotta Cardana for Marie Claire
Juanita C. Toledo, 28, Walatowa-Pueblo of Jemez, works for the Wellness
Program on the Jemez Pueblo Reservation, and is one of the women featured
by Marie Claire.

8. Move Over, Tiger! Rickie Fowler, Navajo, Hailed Golf’s Next Superstar

AP Photo/David J. Phillip
Rickie Fowler watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the final round of the
PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Sunday,
Aug. 10, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

9. Pechanga Raises More Than copy00k for Wounded Vets and Youth Services

The 16th annual Pechanga Charity Golf Classic raised more than copy00,00 for
the Semper Fi Fund, School on Wheels, Operation SafeHouse, and United
Friends of the Children.

10. Los Angeles Times Profiles Glaring Safety Gaps in Mysterious NM Nuclear

Accident

U.S. Department of Energy/AP via the Los Angeles Times
The ostensibly foolproof plan to store nuclear waste in rooms carved out of salt
deposits such as this one, deep below the New Mexico desert, seems to have
been undermined by human error, a report in the Los Angeles Times reveals.

11. Leo DiCaprio Tours Tar Sands, Joins Natives in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Leonardo DiCaprio challeneges Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to do
the Ice Bucket Challenge. Don’t hold your breath, Leo.

12. Jacoby Ellsbury Is Batting 1000!

Associated Press
Jacoby Ellsbury

13. ‘Injunuity’ Series Wins Best Short at In COLOR Film Festival

14. FEMA Ups Tribal Engagement With New Consultation Policy

W. Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator, is a
strong supporter of engagement with tribes.

 


1. The Price of Justice and a Ham Sandwich in Ferguson, Missouri

AP Photo

2. The Minnesota Miracle, Plus DOJ Has Our Backs

3. Wyatt’s Story: One Family’s Struggle to Educate a Special Needs Child

Paula DuBois
Eleven-year-old Wyatt DuBois is about to begin sixth grade. Although he is still
behind his peers academically, his teacher says he is making good progress.

4. Miccosukee Tribe Member Risks Life in Pit of Gators

Courtesy Rocky Jim, Jr.
Jim, 43, gets oh so close to the gator’s jaws.

5. Sam Bradford Is Out for NFL Season but Still in Madden 15

EA Sports
Sam Bradford is the first Native American to be featured in a Madden video game

6. Indian Country Must Tap the Power of Social Media at the Ballot Box

Voter education campaign from Alaska Native vote project. The web site tells
potential voters: “Your Life Does Depend On It! Get Out The Native Vote.”
The nationwide Native Vote Action Week is September 24 – 28, 2014.

7. California County in State of Emergency After 6.0 Earthquake Strikes Napa

Valley Region

Ben Margot/Associated Press
The remains of a mobile home are seen after a gas fire destroyed it as the result
of a magnitude 6.0 earthquake Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the Napa Valley Mobile
Home Park, in Napa, Calif. A large earthquake caused significant damage and left
at least three critically injured in California’s northern Bay Area early Sunday,
igniting fires, sending at least 87 people to a hospital, knocking out power to
tens of thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness.

8. Washington Post’s Editorial Board Bans Use of ‘Redskins’

9. ‘Powwow Preppers’ and ‘Top Chief': Indian Reality TV I’d Like to See

10. North Dakota Briny Wastewater Spill Questions Still Unanswered a Month Later

AP Photo/Sarah Christianson
This July 15, 2014 aerial photo shows discolored vegetation, lower left, leading
from a pipeline where an estimated 1 million gallons of saltwater spilled from an
underground pipeline at Bear Den Bay along the Missouri River near Mandaree, N.D.
The environmental director of an American Indian tribe said he’s been shut out of the
tribe’s response to a massive saltwater spill on its North Dakota reservation, and
criticized leaders for leaving the public “in the absolute dark” on its severity.

11. Lummi’s Fight to Save the Salish Sea From Coal Terminals Profiled in Grist

The Lummi protest against coal terminals in their backyard in 2012.

12. Meditations: Native American Flute Album