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1. Indian National Rodeo Finals Launches Health Campaign; Declares Diabetes

Awareness Day

INRF
The INFR Diabetes Benefit and Fashion Show is just one of the events that is
part of the campaign to promote diabetes awareness. The model is wearing a
Red Lightning Couture outfit.

2. Are Second-Round Payments for Cobell Coming Soon?

3. Treaties, Ceded Lands, and Recognition

4. Photos: The Akwesasne International Powwow in Cornwall Island, Ontario, Canada

5. Video: People’s Climate March Lays Out the Science, Dovetailing With

Traditional Knowledge

Vimeo/People’s Climate March
Big Blue Marble or Big Doomed Marble? Time is running out to do something
about climate change, and here’s why.

6. Salmon Homecoming Dedicated to Life and Memory of Billy Frank Jr.

AP images/Ted S. Warren
Billy Frank Jr. is seen here in January 2014.

7. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Opening Immigrants’ Eyes to Environmental Health in

American Homes

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ECOSS Staff member Sophorn Sim at an Indoor Air event.

8. Raza-Blue sky


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

 


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1. Animal Traffic

<strong>EVIDENCE ROOM</strong> The mammal reference collection at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Forensics Service Laboratory is filled with deer, rams and antelopes.

2. Ebola: How bad can it get?

Dead body removed from home

3. Many In West Africa May Be Immune to Ebola Virus

4. Chlorine burn to kill brain-eating amoeba continues in St. John Parish

st. john parish welcome sign

5. Home: Green pest control methods gaining popularity at Beaches

Ron P. Whittington for Shorelines  Nature's Way technician Bill Small points out an ant infestation on the corner of a home's exterior wall that was exposed during a backyard renovation. Instead of chemicals, the green pest control company relies on a mix of mineral dust and powders used in combination with natural baits, along with modern insect growth regulators and plant essential oils, to target and destroy insects, fungi and bacteria.

6. PESTICIDES: Syngenta asks EPA to raise tolerance level for ‘bee-killing’ chemical

7. NC says Duke Energy coal ash dams are high hazard risk

8. In path of pollution, residents react to $26 million cleanup pact

A playground next Carrie Gosch Elementary School is included Superfund site clean up for arsenic lead East Chicago September 4

9. Report alleges link between fly ash, health problems at SCI-Fayette

10. Gillibrand seeks federal ban on plastic microbeads in personal care products

11. Q&A: What Federal Ruling Against BP Means for Oil Drilling’s Future

A judge’s ruling in the 2010 Gulf oil spill could have widespread consequences.

Photo of smoke rising from BP's Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig.

12. Nelson Wolff wants better regulation of flaring in the Eagle Ford

13. Collins pressed to back EPA’s proposal for stricter power plant emissions limits

 Ted Reiner, a former lobster fisherman from Cliff Island, said climate change poses a threat to that fishery and others in urging Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins to support the plan.

14. EPA chief McCarthy seeks support for ‘Clean Power Plan’ at R.I. gathering

15. Melting permafrost could worsen water quality in the Rockies

Melting permafrost could worsen water quality in the Rockies

16. Environment: In shadow of oil boom, North Dakota farmers fight contamination

One county’s infertile lands offers a test case of the long-term effects of wastewater spills

Photo taken near Williston, North Dakota.

17. Climate Change Threatens The Newest Prescription For Children: Time Outdoors

FOREST CHILDREN

18. Oil Spill Penalty Will Hurt, But Not Cripple, BP

19. Baby foods, cereals and crisps found to contain raised levels of cancer risk chemicals

Three baby foods as well as crisps, cereals and chips contain raised levels of a chemical linked to cancer according to research from the FSA (file picture used above)

20. Diesel-Exposure Claims Find a Legal Path

Ruling in Favor of Plaintiff in Workers’ Compensation Court Could Spur Similar Cases

21. Polluters are “hijacking our democracy,” according to retired military

general who took control of Hurricane Katrina emergency relief efforts in 2005

Honore pic

22. How the USDA’s new ‘chicken rule’ could change what you eat, and how it’s inspected

Biggest change in meat inspection in 50 years

23. In Myanmar, China’s Scramble for Energy Threatens Livelihoods of Villagers

In western Myanmar a Chinese-backed energy and trading hub is taking shape on a remote island

A photo of a boatman steering through a mangrove swamp near the start of a 1,500 mile oil pipeline from the Bay of Bengal to China's Yunan province.

24. Gene-altered apple tested in Washington state

25. GMO lobbying is a booming business as labeling laws increase

26. EU under pressure to allow GM food imports from US and Canada

Large businesses lobbying intensely to undermine safety regime in new trade deal, campaigners warn

food labels

27. Growing A Green Desert

28. If You Read Only One Story On Health And Fracking, Read This One


1. The Eagle Feather Law and State-Recognized Tribes

2. Investing for Natives: Travel Can Fatten the Pocketbook

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3. National Indian Relay Championship With $37,400 Purse Is Underway

Flickr.com

4. My Peace Corps Experience as a Native American

Courtesy Peace Corps
Shawn Albeita recalls volunteering as a Native American with the Peace Corps.

5. Lummi Totem Pole Journey Rallies Voices Against Environmental Destruction

Courtesy of ‘Kwel Hoy: A Totem Pole Journey’
A 19-foot pole carved by Lummi master carver Jewell James and the House of
Tears Carvers is being taken on a journey to 21 Native and non-Native
communities in four Northwest states and British Columbia. James carved the
pole to compel people to speak out against coal and oil transport projects that
could have a devastating impact on the environment. The pole will be raised at
Beaver Lake Cree First Nation on September 6.

6. A Tall Tale for Charity
: Mohegans To Do Good by Rappelling Down Skyscraper

Mohegan Sun
Kevin Brown, tribal chairman of the Mohegan Nation, rappelling down the
skyscraper last year

7. Portal to Provide Training, Education For American Indian Entrepreneurs

8. Native Sports Legends Talk About Native Role Models

9. One Less Racist Mascot! High School Retires 83-year-old ‘Beloved Arab’

Fox News

10. Why Not? Alaska’s Fusion Candidacy –Walker and Mallott Put Alaska First

Byron Mallott, left, and Bill Walker have fused their candidacy into the Alaska
First team.

11. Hip Hop Angels Watching Over Indigenous Kids (Borders Be Damned!)

Image source: facebook.com/TeamLightningCloud
MC Redcloud and Crystle Lightning of LightningCloud. ‘These kids didn’t cross
no ocean: they’re indigenous to Turtle Island,’ says Redcloud of the children
showing up at the U.S. border. ‘If you don’t have a heart to help them, you’re a
damn racist.” Image source: facebook.com/TeamLightningCloud

12. Swinomish Study Social and Physical Impacts of Climate Change With

EPA Grant

Swinomish Climate Change Initiative
About 95 percent of the Swinomish Tribe’s territory is along the water, and
rising sea levels are causing concern.

 


1. AIANTA Announces Nominations for New Board of Directors, Representatives

2. Brutal Violence in Border Towns Linked to Colonization

Courtesy Albuquerque Police Department
Alex Rios, 18, Nathaniel Carillo, 16, and Gilbert Tafoya, 15, are suspects in the
brutal deaths of two homeless Navajo men in Albuquerque on July 21.

3. Bill Clinton Gives Nod to American Indian STEM Program

Misty Wolf Necklace
Lower Brule Middle School students learned about the importance of medicinal
plants in a problem-based learning project designed to connect the cultural
traditions of the past and their relevance today.

4. Free Speech Firestorm Follows American Indian Studies Professor’s Firing

Salaita’s firing: “a flagrant violation of academic freedom and an affront to our
colleagues in American Indian Studies.”

5. Take Heed City Dwellers: It’s Hot and Getting Hotter

Climate Central
Cities are getting hotter, some of the hottest of them in Indian country.

6. Music, Laughter and Art: IFAM Wraps Day 1

7. Video: Chris Wondolowski Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge With San Jose

Earthquakes

Chris Wondolowski (far left) prepares to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with
teammates: Tommy Thompson, Shaun Francis, Jordan Stewart, JJ Koval,
Billy Knutsen, JB Pierazzi.

8. Rebuttal to David Wilkins

9. Fish Kill Averted: Department of Interior Agrees to Release Water Into

Klamath River

Hoopa Valley Tribe/YouTube
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will release water from Trinity River dams into
the Klamath to avert a mass fish kill.

10. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Urban Air Toxics Report Shows Reduced

Pollution in Communities

City of Albuquerque
Pollution in many cities and communities is dropping. Above, Albuquerque, one
of many cities in the U.S. with a high Native population.

11. 10 Intricate Baskets by Santa Fe Indian Market Star Jeremy Frey

Source: jeremyfreybaskets.com
Basket by Jeremy Frey. Source: jeremyfreybaskets.com

12. Fox Guest: Native American Genocide Didn’t Happen


1. Joint Affinity Groups Stand Against Redskins, Address Racism in Philanthropy

Associated Press

2. Native Hip-Hop and the Wisdom of Chuck D

3. The Third Time Is Not the Charm

4. Border Town, USA: An Ugly Reality Many Natives Call Home

Nick Estes
Maxine Helaney spent decades on the streets. She’s now sober and living in
transitional housing at C.A.R.E. 66 in Gallup, New Mexico.

5. MTV Reality Show Takes Native Girl on Inspirational Trip to Italy

‘The Buried Life’
Brianna Olguin joined the cast of ‘The Buried Life’ for a trip to Italy.

6. Short and Sweet: Must-See Trailers From the Montreal First Peoples Festival’s

Top Choices

Gale Courey Toensing
Of the 47 films that screened at the Montreal First Peoples Festival from July 30
through August 5, these trailers showcase the standouts that won awards.

7. Social Enterprise Café Builds Life Skills of Reservation Youth

Suzette Brewer
Seating at the newly opened Keya Cafe. Over the Christmas holidays, staff
created the stars hanging from the ceiling.

8. Photo: Winning Art from Santa Fe Indian Market

9. Redskins Appeal Trademark Revocation; Indians Ready for Court

Associated Press

10. Native Woman Seeks to Shed the Pounds on ‘Biggest Loser’

courtesy NBC
Jackie Pierson says she put on a lot of weight after her father was diagnosed
with cancer in 2004.

11. Coyote Thoughts: Are You Robbing Your Emotional Bank Account?

Courtesy Beau Washington

12. Muscogee (Creek) Nation Reintegration Program Receives National Award

13. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Psst! Health Impact Assessments Offer New

Pathways to Healthier Environments

Health impact assessments for environmental health are being done around the
U.S., according to the EPA.

14. Cherokee Nation to Deliver Tribal IDs to Citizens in Oregon, Washington

15. Former Tribal College President Appointed to Cobell Panel

United Tribes Technical College
David M. Gipp has been appointed by the American Indian College Fund to serve
as the Fund’s representative on the Cobell Board of Trustees.

16. What Are the Common Issues Among Indigenous People?

CCTV News

17. The Hot List, Part III: More Handsome Dudes and Manly Men


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