Archives For Herritage

1. Chief Wahoo vs. Baseball’s First Indian Player

2. It’s Official: Jonodev Chaudhuri Confirmed As Chair of NIGC

Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri recently appointed chairman of the National Indian
Gaming Commission: “We believe in fiscal responsibility and for the second
year in a row we’ve reduced gaming fees.”

3. ICTMN’s Weekend Pow Wow Guide

Gathering of Nations
Gathering of Nations pow wow 2014.

4. Photo: Fearless Fashion Designer Bethany Yellowtail

5. Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly Condemns Adam Sandler Film
Image source: Onion A.V. Club
The Navajo Nation has expressed disappointment at the stereotypical
and offensive elements in the screenplay of Adam Sandler’s ‘Ridiculous Six.’
Image source: Onion A.V. Club

6. Navajo Nation Hospital’s Bed Bug Scare Was False Alarm

iStock Bed Bug News
Administrators at the Tsehootsooi Medical Center say news of a bed bug
“infestation” was a false alarm.

7. Tohono O’odham Vote Saturday on Dissolving Troubled District

Could the Hia-Ced District of the Tohono O’odham Nation dissolve come
tomorrow’s primary elections?

8. Video: Adam Sandler’s Producer To Native Actors: ‘Sensitive? You Can Leave’

9. Meet the 21 Women Vying for Miss Indian World

10. Read a Page From the Adam Sandler Script That Caused Native Actors to Quit

Detail of snapshot of the script for ‘The Ridiculous Six.’
11. Native American Cooking

12. Pathfinder (2007), Karl Urban, Moon Bloodgood, Russell Means, Ralf Möller, Clancy Brown


1. Parent: Slain Native American Son ‘Would Still Be Here’ Had Video Been Taken

Photo courtesy Melissa Goodblanket
Mah-hi-vist Goodblanket, left, was shot seven times by two white Sheriff’s deputies
in December 2013. Left: Goodblanket’s adopted sister Alicia Renee Chaino Ahkeahbo.

2. Sauk-Suiattle Honored for Assistance In Aftermath of Oso Landslide

Courtesy State of Washington
Sauk-Suiattle Tribe Vice Chairman J. Kevin Lenon speaks at the Medal of Valor ceremony in Olympia.
Lenon, who is also a volunteer firefighter, and others participated in search, rescue and recovery efforts
after the Oso landslide in March 2014.

3. Nixon’s Relationship with Indian Country to be Examined at Conference at Nixon Presidential Library & Museum

President Richard Nixon and the Cacique, Juan de Jesus Romero.

4. Native News Update April 3, 2015

5. Healthy Eating Recipes : Shrimp and Grits Popular Southern Food

6. Native American Kid Friendly Recipes

7. Native American design and culture showcased in Colorado

8. 2015 Seminole Tribal Fair and PowWow Grand Entry

9. Native By Designz 2012 Jewelry Collections

10. Native American Jewelry Crafts for Kids : Arts & Crafts

1. Outdoorsmen and Native Americans Pair Up to Oppose a Bike Path Through the Everglades

Osceola and Billie oppose the greenway.

2. Breathe eCig Corp. Partners with Native American Marketing Enterprises

3. Native Americans: Indian mascots at Connecticut schools no symbol of pride

4. At Last, Violence Against Women Act Lets Tribes Prosecute Non-Native Domestic Abusers


5. Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning


6. Capturing Humanity Through the Arts


7. Redskins Nickname is Dropped by School District in Upstate New York

8. Light In The Attic Docs Presents – Native North America (Vol. 1)

9. Popular Native Americans in the United States & Indigenous peoples of the Americas videos

10. Sacred Fire by Wendy Bradshaw (Native American Music Artist)

1. Frankie Meyer: DNA test can resolve mystery over Native American heritage

2. Big Problems Require Big Solutions: The Federal Government’s Bold Diversity Initiative


3. Indian gauntlet-sword ‘pata’ – looking at history, form and martial art

4. Postcards: Native American Art & Culture

5. Rebel Music: Native America | Frank Waln Performs “My Stone”

6. Llewellyn – Native American Player

7. Apache Tracking & Survival

8. Native American Scout Training

9. COLORES | In Between The Lines: Native American Poetry | New Mexico PBS

10. Native American Medicine Wheel

1. The Torture Report and the Indian Wars

2. Secretary Jewell to Tour Everglades, Approve Seminole Leasing Regulations

AP Photo

3. Muscogee (Creek) Nation Hosts Inter-Tribal Council Meetings

Courtesy George Tiger
Principal Chief George Tiger

4. Lummi Nation Asks Army Corps to Deny Permit for Coal Export Terminal

A typical coal train.

5. Video: Cherokee Elders Celebrate Christmas With Song and Dance

Cherokee Nation Elder Care Christmas
Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation recently held an Elder Care Christmas program in Tahlequah.

6. Shoni Schimmel’s Another Magic Johnson, Says Dream Coach Michael Cooper

Amy Morris
Head Coach of the Atlanta Dream Michael Cooper coaches rookie Shoni Schimmel during the 2014 season. Cooper has compared Schimmel to former LA Lakers star Magic Johnson.

7. Musique a la Rez! French Filmmakers Turn Lens on JJ Otero’s Native-Soul-Rock

Photo source:
Native-Soul-Rock musician JJ Otero brought some rez flavor to the French film project. Photo source:

8. Navajo Student Debates R-Word: We Are too Small of a Populous to be Infighting!
(L to R) Kyle Blackhorse, Analicia Salas, Megan LaRose, and Jared Massey pose in front of a 12 News van after meeting with News Director Mark Casey at the Phoenix TV station to discuss use of the term “R*dskins” during its newscasts.

9. Alberta Oil Sands Deposits Must Be Left in Ground to Avoid Catastrophic Warming: Study

Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press/AP
An Alberta oil sands installation.

10. Navajo Sci-Fi Film ‘Legends From the Sky’ Is in a Race Against Time

Protagonist Lyle, played by Edsel Pete, on the poster for ‘Legends From the Sky’

1. Video: Cherokee Elder Wanda Girty Shares Christmas Stories

Cherokee Elder Wanda Girty
Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Elder Wanda Girty shares Christmas stories from her youth.

2. Executives and Employees of Company That Poisoned W.Va. Drinking Water Indicted

The storage tanks that are the source of a chemical leak into the Elk River at a storage facility in Charleston, West Virginia, owned by Freedom Industries. The spill generated a tap-water ban for more than 300,000 people, including at least 4,000 American Indians.

3. Comment Period on Secretarial Elections Extended

4. Mother of WNBA MVP Shoni Schimmel & Lady Card Jude Schimmel Is Back in Coaching Seat

Rodney Harwood
Shoni (left) and Jude Schimmel (center), sit with their mother, Ceci during an event.

5. Keystone XL Founders and Costs Escalate, as Sen. McConnell Calls It 2015 Priority

Sarah A. Miller/Associated Press
In Texas, sections of the Keystone XL pipeline are already being built. The holdup is over the portion that would cross the border between the U.S. and Canada, whose Alberta oil sands is the source of the bitumen.

6. Native American Indian Movies

1. Reno-Sparks and Nevada to Celebrate Transitional Housing Groundbreaking

Northern Nevada Transitional Housing rendering

2. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

3. Domestic Violence: You’re Not Fooling Anyone But Yourself

A pile of bedroom doors was building up outside the house.

4. Putting HIstory on Display: Native Athletes Celebrated IN Montana

2014 Montana Indian Athletic Hall of Fame inductees: Floyd Cross Guns, Sr. – Tom Yarlott – Kenny Big Back – Rick Has The Pipe – LeAnn Montes – Sticks Harwood – Tamara Guardipee – Bill Devereaux – Dana Kirn!

5. A Genealogist Who Spent His Life Building a Cherokee Archive Retires

Tom Mooney Retirement Cherokee Heritage Center
Cherokee Nation
Tom Mooney sits next to his retirement gift from the staff of the Cherokee Heritage Center. The archivist retired December 6, which marked 38 years to the day that he started at the museum.

6. Winter Walk (Silent Night) Native American Flute

7. Silent Night, Holy Night (Apache Lyrics)

8. Authentic Native American Tamale Recipe!!!