Archives For History


1. Red Lake Capitol Construction Ahead of Schedule

Courtesy Michael Meuers
Long shot of the Government Center

2. Reclaiming Our Children Through Food

3. Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Celebrate 19th Pow Wow

OurMotherTongues.org

4. Fighting the Plague of Diabetes in Indian Country

5. Top 12 Tweets of the Week

AP

6. Indigenous Peoples Essential to Climate Movement, March Organizers Say

Theresa Braine
The ‘anti-Beiber’ Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, 14-year-old indigenous rapper from Boulder, spoke at the People’s Climate March kickoff event in New York City on September 19.

7. Federal Recognition and Unratified Treaties

NorthForkRancheria.com
The North Fork Rancheria has this image of local unratified treaties on their website.

8. Native Humor: 20 Signs She May Be ‘Too Rez’ for You, Bro

Irene Bedard as Suzy Song in ‘Smoke Signals.’

1. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Collaborating for Sustainable Environmental and Social Change

2. Native America Is at a Crossroads; Time for a New Movement

3. The Search for Water, Dog Attacks and Death: My 100 Miles on The Long Walk

Ron Cooper/Facebook
I had the road to myself…other than the occasional speeding train down the parallel railroad.

4. A Tale of Two Contacts: The Government Approach to Isolated Peoples

Courtesy Diego Cortijo/Survival International
Mashco Piros photographed on bank of Madre de Dios River in December 2011, days before Shaco Flores was killed by a Mashco-Piro bowman.

5. Native Farmers Band Together to Distribute Remaining $380M of Keepseagle

6. NFL Player Gave Up Career to Save Brother’s Life

University of Maryland Medical Center
Former Ravens Player Ma’ake Kemoeatu (right) donated his kidney to his brother Chris Kemoeatu (left), who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

7. Preparation for Chickasaw’s Annual Meeting, Festival 5K and Fun Walk Is Underway

8. NHL Arena Named After Gila River Indian Community

Flickr.com
Called the Jobing.com Arena since 2006, the arena will now officially be called the Gila River Arena.

9. Native Humor: 20 Signs She May Be ‘Too Rez’ for You, Bro

Irene Bedard as Suzy Song in ‘Smoke Signals.’

10. Native Leaders Applaud Passage of Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

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U.S. Capitol building, where the Tribal General Welfare Act of 2013 was passed this week, exempting tribal members from taxes on welfare and other benefits, on par with states.

11. ATCR Tells Museum: We Won’t Play Until You Use the Word ‘Genocide’

Photo by DJ Budda Blaze; source: facebook.com
A Tribe Called Red on stage in Belfort, France. Photo by DJ Budda Blaze.

12. Native American Poetry


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. 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. Native American, Ugly People?

2. The Inuit Were Right: Shipwreck Find Confirms 168-Year-Old Oral History

Parks Canada/Canadian Press
Sea floor scan image showing one of the missing ships from the Franklin expedition.

 

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/10/inuit-were-right-shipwreck-find-confirms-168-year-old-oral-history-156837

  3. Southwest Flash Floods Inundate Indian Country, 190 Moapa Paiutes Evacuated

John Locher/AP
Construction crews work on a flood damaged area of the Interstate 15 (I-15) washout
Tuesday. Flood damage caused the closure of the interstate which is the main road
between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City.

4. Spirit of ’78: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Arlo Guthrie Headline Black Hills Unity Concert

Buffy Sainte-Marie (second from left) and David Amram (far right) will again seek
to push the U.S. government to honor its treaties when they perform at the
Black Hills Unity Concert this weekend. This famous photo from 1978 captures
notables from The Longest Walk: Muhammad Ali, Sainte-Marie, Floyd ‘Red Crow’
Westerman, Harold Smith, Stevie Wonder, Marlon Brando, Max Gail, Dick Gregory,
Richie Havens, Amram.

5. Salaita Seeks Reinstatement

Courtesy Meda4Salaita
Students flocked to a press conference in the rain, many holding signs similar to
that on the left, in support of Dr. Steven Salaita, right, who waits to speak at a
packed press conference Tuesday near the University of Illinois.

6. 5 ‘Native American’ Quizzes With No Basis in Reality

Playbuzz.com
A graphic from the What Is Your Native American Name quiz.

7. Etsy to Ban Redskins Name and Logo

Redskins products currently being sold on Etsy.com

8. Photos: Monument Valley Organizes Silent Protest Against Redskins

9. Proposed Bill Would Ban Native Mascots in Colorado; Sponsor

Gets Hate Mail

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10. Nisqually Tribe, State Partnering on Development of Nisqually State Park

WildlifeRecreation.org
Visitors can enjoy views of Mt. Rainier from the WWRP funded Nisqually Mashel
State Park.

11. ICTMN’s Annual Travel Issue Now Available Online

12. Witches and Indians and a Feathered Serpent in Salem, Mass.


1. Popular Native American Church & Peyote song videos

2. Diversity and Beauty of Native American women

3. Nuns Urge Pope to Rescind Doctrine of Discovery

Vatican Archives
One of the original Papal Bulls that decreed it was okay to take indigenous land and crush culture on Turtle Island.

 

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/09/nuns-urge-pope-rescind-doctrine-discovery-156819

  4. NFL Commish Roger Goodell Is Tone Deaf on Ray Rice, Redskins

Associated Press
Ray Rice

5. ‘Am I Next?’ Indigenous Women in Canada Ask Social Media

Holly Jarrett/Facebook
Holly Jarrett, cousin of murdered Inuit university student Loretta Saunders,
has begun a social media campaign to push for a national inquiry into the
issue of missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada.

6. Gil Birmingham, Tina Fey Post Selfie From Set of ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

source: facebook.com
Birmingham called Fey an ‘inspiring queen of comedy.’

7. Don’t Just Say It—Do It

8. Gathering of the Tribes: Artists Celebrate Indigenous Origins

9. Tactics for the Lazy Investor: A Native Guide to Investing

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10. Indian Country Tourism Highlighted at Nez Perce Economic

Convening & Tradeshow

Courtesy AIANTA
AIANTA Executive Director Camille Ferguson presents book to NezPerce
Tribal Chairman Silas C. Whitman

11. Tex Hall Vying for Fourth Term as Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman

Gale Courey Toensing

12. The Supreme Court of Canada’s ‘Parasitic’ Aboriginal Activities


1. Sovereign Means Sovereign! U.S. Must Stop Interfering With Tribal Nations

2. Native Vote Counts More in ’14 According to the Math

3. Native and Indigenous Conferences to Be Held in Muscogee (Creek) Nation

4. Kumeyaay Nation Wins Repatriation Case; Appeal Pending

Associated Press
United States district court northern california district

5. Salaita Firing Is ‘Israeli Attack on Palestine Coming to Our Campus’

John Dixon/AP
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign students protest the firing of
Dr. Steven Salaita on August 26.

6. Vibrant Photos From the 68th Annual Labor Day Shinnecock Powwow

7. United Tribes International Powwow Captures Its Theme ‘We Are All Related’

Greg Pollert, United Tribes News
Junior Boy’s Traditional dancers at United Tribes International Powwow

8. Summer Super Moon Trio Finale Brings Harvest Moon’s Bonanza of Light

Thinkstock/Alistair Scott

9. This Artist Will Endure 8 Hours of Abuse, Simply Because He’s Native

10. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Climate Justice through Resiliency and

Renewable Energy in a Post-Industrial City

11. Family Farmer Native American History Museum

12. The Mohawk Tribe