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Hoopa Home Chef Meagen Baldy toasts some croutons to make holiday stuffing.
A cup-shaped moon heralds the winter solstice, and storytelling season begins.
Michael Cano, with his wife, is the great-grandson of Geronimo, a Vietnam War veteran, and professor at the University of La Verne. He was recently named the 2014 67th Assembly District Veteran of the Year.
It’s not so much a lightbulb but an aurora borealis of an epiphany when you realize you cannot go on like this, and it’s time to leave the abuser.
Shoni Schimmel is crowned WNBA All-Star MVP 2014.
Courtesy Lee Zahir
Paulette Jordan, a member of the Idaho House of Representatives.
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.
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The Food Recovery Network wonders what you’re doing with your leftovers.
Andrew Jackson has appeared on the $20 bill for the last 90 years.
Photo courtesy Pamela J. Peters.
Kenneth Ramos in ‘Legacy of Exiled NDNZ.’ Photo courtesy Pamela J. Peters.
Greenpeace via Reuters
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.
Faux headdresses and the Indian caricature-perpetuating tomahawk chop is common at Cleveland Indians and Florida State Seminole games.
Marcus Mariota is the first football player from Hawaii to win the Heisman Trophy.
Images: Wikimedia Commons
Will the stereotypical cigar store Indian soon be known for selling a different kind of buzz?
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.
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This valve on a gas tank near the town of Pavillion, Wyoming, is an example of a source for potential leaks. A new study indicates dangerous toxins are present at oil and gas facilities near homes and communities.
Deborah Parker, a council member for the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, shares a warm moment with Vice President Joe Biden after introducing him. VP Biden attended the conference for the first time this year.
Mason Fine, Cherokee, is the Gatorade Oklahoma Player of the Year.
Women are powerful and sacred. It’s easy to forget that when faced with abuse.
Cherokee Elder Steve Downing Jr. shares stories from his childhood.
Clyde Paul Hillis in Vietnam
AP photo/Joe Cavaretta
Mexican Zapatista rebels are showered with rose petals as they arrive to the Nativitas forest in Xochimilco, Mexico, on the southern edge of Mexico City, Friday September 12, 1997.
Paul Chiasson/Canadian Press
A monument to the 14 female nursing students who were victims of the 1989 massacre at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, in Quebec.
A woman named Becky tells a very personal story of cultural genocide and removal.
Ryneldi Becenti (Navajo) was one of the first Native American women to play in the WNBA.
Mervyn Hillis in Vietnam
Seeking environmental justice for Indigenous Peoples and others through the elimination of discrimination at CERD in Geneva.
NBC aired ‘Peter Pan Live!’ on prime time TV Thursday.
Careful, soldier boy, you don’t know what you’re getting yourself into.
Kassidy Dennison, front, with Dustin Bird, Erich Rogers and Aaron Tsinigine tweeted this selfie on December 2, 2014, a few days before the NFR began.
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A gray wolf in Wisconsin. The quota has been exceeded, and the sanctioned wolf hunt is over three months early.
The Hillis boys. Pictured from left to right: Alan (who did not serve), Russell, Lowell, Clyde, Mervyn, and Carl.
Photo by Eléonore Hendricks, source: facebook.com/songsmybrotherstaughtme
ShaMauri Hawkins, Jared Reddy and John Reddy of ‘Songs My Brothers Taught Me.’ Photo by Eléonore Hendricks, source: facebook.com/songsmybrotherstaughtme
Can you blame them? Alaska Natives, fishery operators and environmentalists fear that British Columbia’s mining regulations are too lax and could threaten tourism and fisheries.
Feminists denounced the violation of rights of thousands of Peru under President Fujimori.
NCAI President Brian Cladoosby, center, with White House secretaries during the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference on December 3.
Courtesy Chickasaw Nation
Chickasaw veteran Leonard Sealey discovers the name of a fallen friend at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Sealey and 15 other Chickasaw veterans from several states toured famed veteran sites throughout the nation’s capital for five days during a trip sponsored by the Chickasaw Nation to thank them for their service.
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, Tribal Councilor Julia Coates, Sgt. Frank Whitlock, Principal Chief Bill John Baker and Tribal Councilor Jack Brown.
Why stay? That is the question most often asked of people who don’t leave their abusers. There are myriad reasons.
Seventeen-year-old Tanner Peltier, Turtle Mountain Chippewa, competes in the South Dakota state cross-country meet. Peltier finished a 5k with a personal-best time of 16 minutes and 16 seconds.
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