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Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
The new health center of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians.
Cherokee Elder Johnny Sanders talks about growing up.
CNN Screen Capture
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Ernest Tsosie III, left, and James Junes combine comedy and youth activism. Image source: Facebook.com
This is what it looks like to be preyed upon by a squirrel. Nightmares not included.
Morongo Band of Mission Indians
Volunteers help distribute turkeys as part of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians annual Thanksgiving Outreach Program
FireKeepers Casino Hotel
The organization KidsWalk Media has compiled a list of books great to share with children during Native American Heritage Month.
Kim Kardashian in a photo from an instantly-famous shoot she did for Paper magazine. Source: papermag.com
The Global Indigenous Wisdom Summit is a free online series, and it starts today.
Lyle Thompson was named Person of the Year by Lacrosse Magazine on November 17, 2014.
We Need Diverse Books
The website that aims to address the lack of diversity in children’s literature narratives will host Debbie Reese, publisher of the website American Indians in Children’s Literature, at 9 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday November 19.
Sarah Sense-Wilson/Native Warriors Basketball Program/Facebook
UNEA’s Native Warriors basketball program will be the catalyst for improving health, self-esteem and educational achievement of urban Native youth.
Sarah Eagle Heart
South Dakota state representative Kevin Killer, Oglala Lakota, holds the new bumper sticker designed by Jesse Short Bull to announce the renaming of the county that overlaps much of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. On November 4, voters decided in favor of a ballot measure Killer was instrumental in putting on the ballot. The jurisdiction will now be called Oglala Lakota County, named for the people who live there.
Reporter Megan Finnerty (left) says Suzan Harjo’s Medal of Freedom award represents the president’s nudge toward changing the Washington football team’s name.
Cherokee Elder Joe Fourkiller shares some stories from his childhood.
William “Mike” Lettig, Executive Vice President and National Executive of KeyBank’s Native American Financial Services segment.
Mike Williams Sr. writes about mushing and the Sobriety Movement for Alaska Natives in a new book, available May 2015.
This is the earliest known photograph of the farmhouse that was saved from demolition. It is now being considered as a heritage center. It was taken by John Leslie, a Native student.
Russell Begaye and running mate Jonathan Nez gear up for a fast-track campaign.
3. Ecotrust Honors Five Indigenous Standouts for Environmental Vision
Roberta Reyes Cordero, winner of the Ecotrust Indigenous Leadership Award, has been instrumental in giving triable people a voice in coastal marine planning in California, the think tank said.
Adam Hines,11, was crowned a North American champion at the International Kickboxing Federation (IBF) tournament.
Gun Lake Casino
State Cuts Ribbon on I-35 Ramps
Asthma, lead poisoning and other ills have been known to plague children in poorer communities, especially places like the colonias along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Pictured, from left, are Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker presented Contech LLC owner Bryan Adair with the Certified Indian-Owned Large Business of the Year award as Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden congratulated Adair.
Fort Lewis College
Christian Gering (San Felipe Pueblo), right
Winona LaDuke talks enlightenment, ricing and everything in between.
Jackie Pierson beams as Trainer Bob informs her she’s the first ‘Biggest Loser’ contestant to survive two challenges in Comeback Canyon.
Cherokee Elder Eli Sequiche tells a Halloween tale.
AP Photo/Richard Lipski
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder waves to fans before an NFL football preseason game against the New England Patriots in Landover, Md., Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)
3. Cherokee Nation Opens One-Stop Office in Sallisaw
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
The Sequoyah Building, a former bank located at 100 E. Choctaw Ave. in downtown Sallisaw, now serves as the Cherokee Nation tag office, ICW, career services and commerce satellite offices.
Courtesy Jesse Short Bull
GOTV driver Cedric Goodman Jr. (right) delivers elder Timothy He Crow to the polls.
Not one but three meteor showers are due in November, the north and south Taurids, which are faint, and the famed Leonids, which any year has the potential to be a blockbuster.
Artist John Huerta’s paintings reflect popular culture and the memories of all of the women he has lost in his life, including his mother, his sister, and his grandmother.
Jordin Tootoo, 31, is the first Inuk to play in the NHL
Haskell Indian Nations University students produced their own take on Native Vote campaign posters. Brian Johnson produced this poster with model Charmayne Eldrige. Both students are from the Navajo Nation. As the election nears, tribes and organizations are using a variety of strategies to make sure every vote counts.