Archives For Health & Wellness


1. Ten Reasons Why Every Native Should Vote

Tulalip Tribal Board Member Deborah Parker speaking in support of the Violence
Against Women Act in 2012. Reason number six to vote.

2. HUD Reaches Settlement Resolving Native Lending Discrimination Case

3. Vote YES on H.R. 3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

4. Beware of Ethnic Imposters

5. Cheeseburgers & Wood Pellets in Paradise
: Mohegan Diversification Goes

From Fat to Frying Pan

Mohegan Sun
The Mohegan Tribe will open 15 locations of the award-winning Arooga’s Grille
House & Sports Bar throughout New England over the next five years.

6. Free Passes for G2E Still Available from ICTMN and G2E

7. Dancing Elk Is Top Dog With Double Win in June Jamz Music Contest

8. Judge Dredd Goes Coast Salish! Jeffrey Veregge Gets First Comic Book Cover

IDW Publishing

9. Video: Manoomin and the Importance of Ricing

TheWays.org
Fred Ackley Jr., of the Sokaogon Chippewa Community of Mole Lake, is what’s
called a “ricer.”

10. Video: Scientists Get Into the Nut of Climate Change

The Story Group/Vimeo
Flashing from a time-lapse of Arctic ice melt, to a vehicle-laden highway
interchange, this short video hammers home the truth: Human activity is the
main contributor to climate change.

1. Protein-enhanced food: the latest health craze

Protein powder is being added to foods from bread to ice-cream, as it makes you
feel fuller for longer.  But do we really need more protein in our diets?
A basketful of high-protein food
The more time you spend sitting, the greater the chances of dying from heart
disease or cancer, having a stroke or becoming diabetic. Even GPs now advocate
standing during consultations.
Doctor standing up
antibiotics
people walking
Too much, too little slumber linked to raised number of sick days, researchers say
HealthDay news image

1. Annual Wild Rice Festival and Powwow Is Underway

2. Meanings Create and Shape Human Reality: The UN HLPM Outcome Document

3. Sunchoke Recipes: Wild Wonderful Fall Salad and Pickles

Wikipedia
Jerusalem artichoke flowers.

4. Tourist Porn: ‘Human Safaris’ Are Killing Uncontacted Peoples In Peru

Courtesy G. Galli/Survival
Uncontacted Mashco Piro Indians have been seen in the area on several occasions.

5. Strong Two-Spirit Leader Pruden Joins Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

Courtesy Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
Harlan Pruden has been appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS.

6. 7 Best Experiences in Indian Country That USA Today Missed

Wikipedia.org
Garden of the Gods

7. Indigenous Peoples Cite Victories, Map Future on 7th Anniversary of U.N. Rights Declaration

8. Kiowa Lesson

9. Native American Flute – Northern Plains Courting Song on the Rivanna River

10. Native American Flute


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

 


1. Chief Standing Bear: Retracing the Steps of a Civil Rights Leader

2. New Mexico Surpasses copy00 Million in HUD Indian Mortgages

Courtesy nmmfa.org

3.  NCAIED to Announce Award and Scholarship Winners at Reservation Economic Summit

4. A Milestone Morning for Oneida Land Transfer Ceremony

Courtesy Laki Terzidis/Oneida Indian Nation
The Oneida Indian Nation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Office
signed deeds marking the 13,004 acres recently put into trust for Central New
York tribe. Pictured, from left, are JohnnaBlackhair, acting area director BIA
Eastern Regional Officer; Ray Halbritter, Oneida Nation Representative; Chuck
Fougnier, Oneida Nation Council Member, Wolf Clan; and Beaulah Green,
Turtle Clan Mother.

5. SD State’s Attorney says Tasering Girl Was Best Option; Family Outraged

Courtesy Family
Hughes County State’s Attorney Wendy Kloeppner released a report which
stated “she was satisfied with an independent investigation, deploying a taser
was the best viable way to diffuse the situation.”

6. Why Navajo Hair Matters: It’s Our Culture, Our Memory, and Our Choice

Courtesy Jacqueline Keeler
The author’s grandfather, before he (voluntarily) cut his hair.

7. New Anti-Redskins Video Says FedEx ‘Embraces Racism’

8. Smithsonian Revisits History of Treaties

Cliff Owen/AP Images
In 1794, President Washington commissioned a wampum belt for the
Canandaigua Treaty.

9. The New York Daily News Will no Longer Use ‘Redskins’

Wikipedia.com
450 West 33rd Street is home to the New York Daily News and the Associated Press.

10. Pow Wow Weekend Planner September 5-7

Montana.edu
The 37th Annual MSU American Indian Council Pow Wow

11. Indigenous Peoples at Forefront of Historic People’s Climate March in

New York City

People’s Climate March
Indigenous Peoples are among the main organizers of what is shaping up to be a
historic march to demand action on climate change.

12. Oklahoma Gov. Fallin Gets Chilly Reception at Choctaw Labor Day Fest

Source: facebook.com/maryfallinforgovernor
Choctaw Nation Chief Gary Batton and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin sign a
vehicle tag compact at the Nation’s Labor Day event.
Photo: facebook.com/maryfallinforgovernor

 

 


1. Clovis Is Bogus: Archeologists Blocked Truth About Native Settlement

2. Confuse ‘Em While They’re Young: ‘Dance Moms’ Puts Headdress on

13-Year-Old

Lifetime TV
Cast member Nia in the faux-Native headdress she was made to wear on
‘Dance Moms’
Photo by Anne Staveley
Cannupa Hanska Luger about to destroy ‘The Big Chief,’ one of his
‘Stereotype’ sculptures. Photo by Anne Staveley.

4. Global Gaming Expo and ICTMN Give Subscribers Special Offer

5. Veggie of the Week Program Shines Light on Sustainable Agriculture

Cheyenne River Youth Project
Sustainable Agriculture Manager Ryan Devlin with local teens—and Veggie of
the Week, zucchini—at the Leading Lady Farmers Market.

6. Tester Begins Hearings on Sex Trafficking in Indian Country

Courtesy Sen. Jon Tester/Flickr
About 100 people gathered for a listening session with Sen. Jon Tester on
August 28 to discuss the increased trafficking of mostly young girls and women in
Indian country.

7. Younger, Better, Faster, Stronger – Rethinking the Native Voters of 2014

8. Inaugural Meeting Aimed to Help Tribal Veterans Get Services They Deserve

Courtesy SNAVA.org
The Southwest Native American Veterans Association is looking to provide
help for Native American veterans with its first SNAVA Regional Conference
September 21-24.

9. Dan Snyder’s Broadcast License Challenged Over Redskins; Faces

FCC Filing

Associated Press

10. Watch: Dan Snyder’s Answer to ‘What is a Redskin?’

ESPN

11. Seminole Makes History as First Football Player to Wear FSU Jersey

SeminoleTribune.org
Justin Motlow is the first Seminole Tribal Member to play football at FSU.

1. The Eagle Feather Law and State-Recognized Tribes

2. 14 Spectacular Photos From the Crow Fair by Adam Sings in the Timber

3. The The Amazing Pottery of Al Qoyawayma

4. Jonathan Paohway: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Comanche Business Committeeman Jonathan Poahway speaking at the 2014
Johnson–O’Malley Senior Banquet. Cache High School, Cache, Oklahoma.

5. Iceland’s Bardarbunga Volcano Is Spewing Lava

Tobba Ágústsdóttir/@fencingtobba, via LiveScience.com
The fissure between Bardarbunga and Askja volcanoes in Iceland, at dawn.

6. Video: Enchanting Time-Lapse Shows a South Dakota We Never Imagined

Randy Halverson/Vimeo
Still from the video Huelux, so named by author Randy Halverson by combining
the words “hue” and “lux,” the Latin word for light.

7. Cherokee Nation Donates $80,000 to Battle Domestic Violence

Courtesy Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation recently donated $80,000 to six domestic violence shelters.
Pictured, from left, are Help-In-Crisis Vice Chairman Mike Skinner, Cherokee
Nation Tribal Councilor Curtis Snell, Tribal Council Speaker Tina Glory-Jordan,
Help-In-Crisis Executive Director Margret Cook, Principal Chief Bill John Baker,
Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. and
Treasurer Lacey Horn.

8. Oklahoma State Fans Hold ‘Trail of Tears’ Banner for College GameDay

Image source: Deadspin.com