1. Native American Navy Veteran Paved Way for Career Field, Honors Heritage
Courtesy Department of Defense /Marvin Lynchard
Retired United States Navy Chief Petty Officer, Linda Old Horn-Purty, a member of the Crow tribe from the Crow Agency, Montana reservation, and the Head Woman Dancer.
2. Waste Not When Others Want: Food Recovery Efforts Are Necessary
Food Recovery Network/Facebook
The Food Recovery Network wonders what you’re doing with your leftovers.
3. Sign This: Another Petition to Remove Andrew Jackson from the $20 Bill
Andrew Jackson has appeared on the $20 bill for the last 90 years.
4. ‘Playing the White Man’s Games’: Don Marks Talks About His New Book
5. Navajo Human Rights Commission Assesses Treatment of Navajo Citizens
6. Relief at a Stiff Price I: Marketing to the Male Ego
7. Still Here, in the Big City: Meet the Legacy of the Indian Relocation Act
Photo courtesy Pamela J. Peters.
Kenneth Ramos in ‘Legacy of Exiled NDNZ.’ Photo courtesy Pamela J. Peters.
8. Greenpeace Apologizes for Wrecking Nazca Lines as Peru Prepares Criminal Charges
Greenpeace wanted to catch the eyes of those in power with this sign. But it caught attention for the wrong reasons, by damaging one of Peru’s most famous and precious archaeological sites.
9. Blackhorse: Fake Chiefs, Headdresses and the Tomahawk Chop Must Go
Faux headdresses and the Indian caricature-perpetuating tomahawk chop is common at Cleveland Indians and Florida State Seminole games.
10. Hawaii Native Wins First Heisman Trophy for Oregon Ducks and for Hawaii
Marcus Mariota is the first football player from Hawaii to win the Heisman Trophy.
11. La Push Kush, Lummi Yummy, Apache Gold? When the Rez Smoke Shop Goes to Pot
Images: Wikimedia Commons
Will the stereotypical cigar store Indian soon be known for selling a different kind of buzz?
12. Nez Perce Member Tapped to Oversee CRITFC’s Fishery Science Department
Courtesy Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Dr. Zachary L. Penney, a member of the Nez Perce Tribe, has been selected to lead the Fishery Science Department of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission.
A march and rally against the Washington football team name is slated for December 28 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, organizers said.
The Geminids have peaked for the year, but there are still a few lurking about, and the backstory is compelling.