Archives For Genealogy

1. President of Lakers Won’t Draft Redskins Players For Fantasy Football Team

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Lakers’s president Jeanie Buss

2. From Old West Gunfighter to Writer

3. Stephen R. Ortiz: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Courtesy Nathan Ham/Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
Chairman Stephen R. Ortiz, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.

4. There Are No Urban Indian Ghettos
The literature on urban Indians suggests that Indians do not form urban ghettos.

5. Gasp in Wonder as Jupiter and Venus Kiss in Spectacular Luminescence

Jupiter and Venus will be even closer this time than when they canoodled in 2012.

6. Notes From A Single Mom: Texting Is the New Parenting


7. ‘Buffalo Calling’ Hauntingly Depicts Bison’s Tragic Tale in Canada

YouTube/Tasha Hubbard
Still from ‘Buffalo Calling,’ which tells the tale of bison in Canada. The unique
artistry of Mitchell Poundmaker, rendered into animation, lends a haunting,
poignant quality to the work.

8. 5 Great Pow Wows to Finish off the Summer

9. Holisso Center Offers Archival Research, Clues To The Past

Chickasaw Nation
Chickasaw citizen Bobbie Stover, Oklahoma City, and photo archivist
Christopher Zellner carefully pack an early 1900s photograph for storage after
digitizing the image at the Holisso Research Center.

10. Statue On Mars Resembles Native American Man


1. Tribal Per Capitas and Self-Termination

2. A Deficit Cure: Spend More Money Now

3. Ty Thompson Is First Athlete to be Endorsed by Major Lacrosse Company

Epoch Lacrosse
Ty Thompson becomes Epoch Lacrosse’s first endorsed athlete

4. Smart New Ways to Trace Your Native Ancestry

National Archives/Miles Brothers photograph, 1902
Two Tlingit women with several children near the Kotsina River, Alaska.

5. Warning: You Can’t Break the Lease on This Apartment

6. Scathing Report on Indigenous Rights From Amnesty International

7. Hoopa Home-Chef Meagen Baldy Whips Up No-Sugar-Added Strawberry

Spread With Chia Seeds

8. Will Destroying Disturbing Residential Schools Testimony Speed Healing?

Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press
Residential school survivor Joe George, right, and elder Marie George embrace
during a Truth and Reconciliation Commission event. A judge ruled August 7 that
each survivor will decide if their testimony is preserved or destroyed.

9. The Rights and Wrongs of Right-of-Way Rules

10. ‘Teepee Capital of the World': The 96th Crow Fair and Rodeo

James Woodcock/Billings Gazette
The Crow Fair and Rodeo starts on August 14, 2014.

11. Navajo Code Talker Uniform Makes Long Awaited Return Home

A uniform similar to the one pictures, that was worn by Navajo Code Talker
George H. Kirk Sr. will return home after 15 years.

12. Dream Catchers: The Crow Cowgirls Hit the Road for Shoni Schimmel

Photo courtesy Cori Pretty Weasel
The Crow Cowgirls representing for their tribe and team atop the Space Needle.
They had come to Seattle to watch Native American basketball star Shoni
Schimmel play a WNBA game.

13. Leadership Camp: Building Culture, Creativity, Compassion and Courage

Pathkeepers Native youth outside the White House in Washington, D.C. after
touring the White House and meeting with the White House Office of
Intergovernmental Affairs.

14. New Albuquerque Hotel Plans to Honor State’s Native Culture

Heritage Hotels and Resorts, Inc., Architecture by Gensler
New Heritage Albuquerque Hotel in Old Town

15. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Port Arthur Texas—Climate Justice Hits Home

16. That ’70s Song: Redbone’s ‘Come and Get Your Love’ Goes Galactic

Marvel Entertainment
The cast of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy;’ early in the movie, Chris Pratt, left,
lip-syncs to Redbone’s 1974 hit ‘Come and Get Your Love.’


1. American Heritage Powwow Draws Diverse Crowd in Downtown San Diego

Diego James Robles
Monica Jacome, Kumeyaay, 18, plays with her brother Dakota during a break in the action, during the American Indian Heritage Pow Wow.

2. Toward a Future of Colonial Freedom

3. Vern Traversie and His Two and a Half Year Wait for Answers

Vern Traversie still waiting of answers

4. Images of Indigenous Pride From the ‘Proud2BIndigenous’ Trend 

5. 11 Places to Search for Native American Ancestors

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.
This image from the Library of Congress shows two men seated at tables taking the Census at Standing Rock Agency in South Dakota. It was taken between 1880 and 1900.

6. Is Casey Kasem Being Hidden on an Indian Reservation in Washington?

AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File
Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

7. It’s All Over: Melting of Western Antarctic Ice Sheet Unstoppable, NASA Says

Just this one relatively small portion of the Antarctic ice sheet could raise sea levels by four feet if it melted, NASA scientists say. And it is, inexorably and unstoppably, melting, they have determined.

8. Tribe’s Marina Offers Docks to Cruising Yachters, Waterfront Homes to Seasonal Residents

Courtesy Mosquito Creek Marina
Spirit Trail Ocean Homes at Mosquito Creek

9. History Will Always Treat Well the Life of Billy Frank Jr

AP Photo

10. Pascua Yaqui Tribal Councilman Flores Receives Prestigious EDDE Award

11. Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Mourns Loss of Congressman James Oberstar

AP Photo/The Duluth News-Tribune, Steve Kuchera
Backed by supporters, Congressman Jim Oberstar talks about his election defeat in his offices at the Gerald Heaney Federal Building in Duluth, Minnesota on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. Oberstar passed away May 3, 2014.

12. NABI Partners With Basketball Hall of Fame

13. Super Dumb at UND: It’s Hard to Shake the Racism You’ve Enabled For So Long

Photos of students wearing ‘Siouxper Drunk’ t-shirts were posted to social media.

14. Is the Assembly of First Nations With Its National Chief Part of the Problem or Solution?

via The Tyee
Atleo and Harper: National chief’s resignation sparks questions about who speaks for First Nations across Canada.

15. Story Before Bedtime: The Invisible Warrior

16. Native american stories and legends 1 of 2

17. Native american stories and legends 2 of 2

18. ASMR Bedtime Story




1. Religions of the World Native American pt1

2. Religions of the World Native American pt 2

3. Religions of the World Native American pt 3

4. Religions of the World Native American pt 4

5. Misinformation From the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See


6. Artist’s Skill Brings Visual Life to Famed Chickasaw Leader


Courtesy Chickasaw Nation
Internationally renowned artist and former Seminole Nation Principal Chief Enoch Kelly Haney, left, and Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby pose in front of Haney’s vision of famed Chickasaw leader Piominko. The statue was formally dedicated Monday, April 28, in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, on the grounds of the Chickasaw Nation Capitol.

7. Equality and Spiritual Diversity Among Nations

Indigenous nations each have specific creation teachings.

8. Chickasaw Press Adds Children’s Activity Book to White Dog Press Offerings

Chickasaw Press
Chickasaw Press has launched a new imprint for children’s books.

9. Poetry Inaugurates New Imprint From Chickasaw Nation, White Dog Press

Chickasaw Press/White Dog Press
The inaugural book from White Dog Press, poetry by Chickasaw Margie Testerman.

10. 2014 Chattanooga Pow Wow Photo Gallery by Amy Morris

11. Native American Line Dance

12. Drums of Thunder (Native American Music) Mountain Spirits

13. Wayra – Voices of the Wind

14. Native American fish trap, Wilderness Survival

15. Native American Cuisine: Chef Nephi Craig

1. The Calamity Has Begun: The Problem of Economic & Religious Beliefs

2. Chair Liz Charlebois: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Courtesy Liz Charlebois
Liz Charlebois, chair of the New Hampshire Commission on Native American Affairs.

3.  Nike Responds to EONM Protest

Daniel Dixon
Protestors hold us signs outside the Nike Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon on May 1, 2014.

4. Nearly 1,200 Missing, Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada: RCMP

One of several vigils held annually to honor and call for an inquiry into the murders and disappearances of aboriginal women in Canada.

5. Halley’s Comet Remnants: Eta Aquarid Meteors Light Up Cinco de Mayo

An artist fancifully dancing with the stars.

6. Compassion – Kenneth Little Hawk – Native American Storyteller

7. Native Storytelling Festival: The Real Story of the Quileute Wolves

8. The First Nations Wars – The American Indian

9. Native American Dance at the Moon Palace in Cancun, Mexico

10. How to Prove Native American/Indian Ancestry

1. Native Youth to Rise Up, One Skatepark at a Time

2. 23rd Annual Service Honoring Fallen Law Enforcement Officers Today

3. Harry Reid to Roger Goodell: ‘Follow the NBA’s Example’

Harry Reid says NFL should urge Snyder to change his team’s name

4. New York State Charges Passamaquoddy Fisheries Official With Elvers Poaching

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Passamaquoddy fisheries official charged with fraud while helping Unkechaug Indian Nation implement an eel management plan.

5. South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson Visits the Cheyenne River Youth Project

Courtesy CRYP
Sen. Tim Johnson with Cheyenne River Youth Project staff and members

6. Video: Shoni Schimmel’s Rookie Blog With the Atlanta Dream
Shoni Schimmel

7. Climate Change is Real, Let’s Fight It Together

8. Chickasaw Hall of Fame to Induct Five

Chickasaw Nation
Irene Lois Pettigrew Digby is among the inductees to the Chickasaw Hall of Fame.

9. Mavericks: Trio Founds IFAM to Challenge Santa Fe Indian Market

Former SWAIA administrators Paula Rivera, John Torres Nez and Tailinh Agoyo have founded an art market that looks to be an alternative to SWAIA’s Santa Fe Indian Market.

10. Eastern Band of Cherokee Replenishes Iconic White-Tailed Deer on Its Lands

Eastern Band of Cherokee
The white-tailed deer, a Cherokee cultural icon, has virtually disappeared on Eastern Band of Cherokee lands, but now it is being reintroduced.

11. The Fallin Fallout: Festival, Riverwind, and Mom All Issue Statements

Photo by Christina Owen, source:
Protesters at Pink Pony’s Norman Music Festival performance.

12. Senate Democrats Host Meeting to Discuss Job Creation in Indian Country

13. The People of the Longhouse

14. Native American Architecture

15. Who were the Mound Builders? The First American Civilization built by Native Americans!

16. Solutreans Are Indigenous Americans

1. From an Original Free Existence to an ‘Indigenous’ Existence

2. Miss Indian World 2014: Changing Their Lives, Changing the World

Albuquerque Journal
Kansas Begaye of Rio Rancho was crowned Miss Indian World at the Annual Gathering of Nations pow wow in 2013

3. It’s Not Too Late—Start a Summer Garden This Earth Day

Flickr Creative Commons/Maggie Hoffman
An urban, balcony herb garden

4. Natives Must Rally Together to Ban Offensive Mascots

5. Notes From A Single Mom: Mother Earth, I Owe You a Huge Apology.

Lynn Armitage
A green balloon floating in Puget Sound

6. Seneca Nation Implements Native Plant Policy

Weldy, Troy, David Werier, and Andrew Nelson. 2014 New York Flora Atlas.
American chestnut

7. NIGA’s Stevens on Navajo President, ‘Slams,’ Respect and Redskins

8. Earth Day: 6 Reasons to Be Positive, Including Idle No More, From The Nation

Photo by Blaire Russell
Idle No More is one reason that The Nation’s Peter Rothberg is optimistic on Earth Day. Photo taken on Blood Tribe, Standoff, Alberta.

9. Burial Mounds Threatened By Quarry Seeking Profits
The Wingra Redi-Mix Quarry has been bulldozed as close to the bird effigy mound as possible. Wingra Redi-Mix seeks to destroy the mound to reap the copy0 million of sand and gravel. The mounds on the property are protected by a burial site protection act.

10. Reducing Landfill Waste & Saving Lives: Turning Stone Partners With Clean the World
Turning Stone Resort Casino is advancing the global hygeniene revolution with Clean the World, Inc.

11. Video: How to Say Earth Day in Navajo

How to say Earth Day in Navajo

12. Jude Schimmel on Taking the Leadership Reins For Louisville Basketball

Associated Press
Jude Schimmel

13. 2 Hours Long Native American Indians Spiritual Vocal Shamanic Music | Relax Music – Soothing Music

14. Native American Style Flute, Figured Aspen, ELB Instruments

15. ❀ Sound Therapy ~ Native American Flute ~