Archives For Geneology


1. Native Groups to Rally Against Redskins in Minneapolis

Associated Press

2. How Sacred Objects Heal: A Tlingit’s Journey, Part I

Courtesy Barbara Searls and Freda Westman
The author’s mother, Phoebe Ward Hopper, in her Alaska Native Sisterhood koogéinaa (sash) and hat. Photo taken in Alaska, 1971. (Courtesy Barbara Searls and Freda Westman)

3. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Bringing Human Rights Home—Engagement and Environmental Justice

U.N. meeting on human rights in Geneva.

4. Video: Native Hawaiians Explain Why the Goddess Pele and Her Lava Are Welcome Guests in Pahoa

U.S. Geological Survey/AP Photo
Lava that has pushed through a fence marking a property boundary above the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii is seen Oct. 28, 2014.

5. National Geographic Honors Gwaii Haanas as an Outstanding Cultural Tourism Site

6. Videos: Cherokee Elders Tell Halloween Tales, Part 1

Cherokee Elders tell Halloween tales
Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Elders tell viewers Halloween tales.

7. Arctic Adaptations: Inuit Architecture Showcased in Prestigious Venice Biennale

Kirt Ejesiak
Visitors check out ‘Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15′ at the 14th International Venice Biennale of Architecture.

8. Shelly Vetoes Council Legislation Amending Fluency, Deschene Continues Fight

9. Tester’s Big Gamble: The Push for Indian Education, Health Care and Environment

Senator Jon Tester at NIEA
Julia Mitchell
Senator Jon Tester speaks at the NIEA Convention in Alaska.

10. United by Rock ‘n Roll: NAMA-Nominated Ollivanders Put the Music First

Ollivanders: Ryan Johnson, Martin Isaacs and Ryan Mickeloff
Photo by darkophoto.com
The Ollivanders: Ryan Johnson, Martin Isaacs and Ryan Mickeloff. Photo by darkophoto.com

11. NM’s Minority Groups Form Alliance to Address Concerns, Beginning With Elections

Courtesy New Mexico People’s Solidarity Alliance Facebook
New Mexico People’s Solidarity Alliance signing of Declaration of Unity

12. You Think Team Names Are Bad? 12 Images of Propaganda Against Natives

13. BIA Head Kevin Washburn Speaks to ICTMN About NCAI, Federal Recognition and More

Cliff Matias
Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn sat with a panel from ICTMN in September while in New York.

14. Unraveling the ‘Redskins’ Lie: Americans Don’t Know Native History


1. Is the Use of ‘Redskins’ a Hate Crime?

2. Chickasaw Judge, Sherry Abbott Todd, Takes Oath

Courtesy Marcy Gray/Chickasaw Nation
Chickasaw Nation Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Bellefeuille-Gordon, left, administers the oath of office to Sherry Abbott Todd as Special Judge of the District Court of the Chickasaw Nation. Todd was appointed to an additional 3-year term by justices of the Chickasaw Nation Supreme Court. Holding the Holy Bible is Todd’s sister, Darla Abbott Porter.

3. Commitment to Education Connects Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame Inductees

Chickasaw Nation
Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby recently inducted five new members into the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame. Inductees include the late Charles W. Blackwell, Irene Digby, Marvin Mitchell, Dr. James W, Hampton and Silas Wolf Jr. Jonathan Blackwell and Geoffrey Blackwell accepted the honor in behalf of their father. Back row, from left, Gov. Anoatubby, Jonathan Blackwell, Dr. James W. Hampton, Marvin Mitchell, Geoffrey Blackwell, and Lt. Gov. Jefferson Keel. Front row left to right are Silas Wolf, Jr. and Irene Digby.

4. Planetary Showdown Spices Up May Skies

Thinkstock Planetary mosaic, artist’s depiction.

5. 5 Sacred Spots Outside of America That You Have to See

Wikipedia
Mount Sinai, Egypt

6. Seneca Nation Starts 50th Anniversary of Kinzua Dam Removal Today

7. Make Mother’s Day Extraordinary: Huckleberry Muffins

Flickr Creative Commons/Meaghan O’Malley http://tinyurl.com/mn9pofc
Huckleberry muffins with huckleberry jelly

8. Native American Symbols

9. Native American Indian Rock Art – Petroglyphs Pictograph

10. Collectible Native American Pottery; The best of the best


1. ‘Cobell’ Dishonored by Interior’s Buy-Back Plan

2. Don’t Drink the Feces: Indigenous Seek Results for Peru’s Toxic Waters

Barbara Fraser
Kukama boys watch a boat leave the community of Dos de Mayo in Peru’s Loreto region after a meeting between community leaders and government officials about the toxic condition of the villages drinking water.

3. 9 Questions Surrounding MazaCoin, the Lakota CryptoCurrency: Answered

facebook.com/Mazacoin

4. Video: Watch Snowflakes Form and Recapture the Awe of Winter

5. Navajo Rugby Team Plays on Despite Culture Clash

Facebook.com - The New Mexico Gallup Rugby Football Club

6. A How-To Guide For Beginning Your Genealogical Journey

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.
This image shows a Native woman from the Plains region carrying a baby on her back. Want to know if you have Native lineage? Read below to find out how to start looking.

7. Ethical Issues Raised in Play About Havasupai Tribe’s Fight to Limit DNA Research

Courtesy Geva Theatre – Sean Daniels, director, in a DNA lab

8. Ramapough Name Leonardo DiCaprio, New York Post in Defamation Lawsuit

Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
Leonardo DiCaprio arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
9. Native Alaskans Laud Environmental Protection Agency’s Nixing of Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay

Michael Melford/National Geographic
The Bristol Bay watershed will not be riddled with tailings ponds and pockmarked with the Northern Hemisphere’s largest open-pit mine, thanks to a ruling by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Water Act.