Archives For Geneology

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

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
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

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

5. Navajo Rugby Team Plays on Despite Culture Clash – 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.