Archives For Veterans


1. Revolution in a Capsule

When Prozac was introduced in 1988, the green-and-cream pill to treat depression launched a cultural revolution that continues to echo.

2. Walter Reed: The Battle for Recovery

In 2007, the scandalous treatment of wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center shocked the nation.  Today, after major reforms, what’s changed for America’s injured soldiers? 

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4. Kindness’ “This is Not About Us” Gets Retro Dance Video

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5. Greil Marcus: The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs

Greil Marcus talks about his new book, The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs, and exploring rock ‘n’ roll as a spoken language.


1. Conference Focuses on Services to Native Veterans and Ways for Improvement

Courtesy SNAVA.org
The Southwest Native American Veterans Association’s first SNAVA Regional Conference September 21-24 appears to be a success.
Professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer was rescinded by the University of Illinois, gave a public response Sept. 9 at the university YMCA in Urbana, Illinois.
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)
Dr. Joseph K. Dixon, National Geographic
The photographer, Dr. Joseph K. Dixon, capture this photo of a Native American man sending smoke signals. The picture was taken in June of 1909 in Montana.
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7. Native American Natural Foods to Launch Non-Profit at Black Hills Powwow
Courtesy Tankafund.org
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The White Buffalo Calf Woman Society is a nonprofit organization on the Rosebud Reservation.
12. Shoshone (Native American Music)

1. Best Tribal Destinations Awarded at American Indian Tourism Conference

2. ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Starring Christopher Walken Picks its Tiger Lily: Alanna Saunders

Photo source: as.miami.edu/seniorshowcase/saunders
Alanna Saunders has been selected to play Tiger Lily in NBC’s ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Photo: as.miami.edu/seniorshowcase/saunders

3. Star Power: Leonardo DiCaprio Climate Marches With Natives, and 9 Other Celeb Sightings

4. Inuk Throat Singer Tanya Tagaq Wins Major Music Award, Says ‘F**k PETA’

Photo courtesy TanyaTagaq.com
Tagaq’s ‘Animism’ competed against albums by Drake and Arcade fire — and won.

5. New NWIFC Chair Lorraine Loomis Ties Salmon Health to Treaty Rights

Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
Lorraine Loomis, formerly vice chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, has been elected as chairman to fill out the term of the late Billy Frank Jr., who walked on in May at age 83.

6. Cherokee Nation Honors Military Legacy With Memorial Bricks

Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Pictured, from left, are Cherokee Nation Lead Carpenter D.J. Hamby installs bricks at the Cherokee Warrior Memorial in Tahlequah. Barbara Maddox and her sister Brenda Newton had 52 bricks of family members placed at the site to accompany three they had previously bought.

7. Seattle Poised to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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The City of Seattle is poised to get rid of Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous People’s Day.

8. Mr. Smith Goes to Cleveland to Kill Chief Wahoo


1. Clovis Is Bogus: Archeologists Blocked Truth About Native Settlement

2. Confuse ‘Em While They’re Young: ‘Dance Moms’ Puts Headdress on

13-Year-Old

Lifetime TV
Cast member Nia in the faux-Native headdress she was made to wear on
‘Dance Moms’
Photo by Anne Staveley
Cannupa Hanska Luger about to destroy ‘The Big Chief,’ one of his
‘Stereotype’ sculptures. Photo by Anne Staveley.

4. Global Gaming Expo and ICTMN Give Subscribers Special Offer

5. Veggie of the Week Program Shines Light on Sustainable Agriculture

Cheyenne River Youth Project
Sustainable Agriculture Manager Ryan Devlin with local teens—and Veggie of
the Week, zucchini—at the Leading Lady Farmers Market.

6. Tester Begins Hearings on Sex Trafficking in Indian Country

Courtesy Sen. Jon Tester/Flickr
About 100 people gathered for a listening session with Sen. Jon Tester on
August 28 to discuss the increased trafficking of mostly young girls and women in
Indian country.

7. Younger, Better, Faster, Stronger – Rethinking the Native Voters of 2014

8. Inaugural Meeting Aimed to Help Tribal Veterans Get Services They Deserve

Courtesy SNAVA.org
The Southwest Native American Veterans Association is looking to provide
help for Native American veterans with its first SNAVA Regional Conference
September 21-24.

9. Dan Snyder’s Broadcast License Challenged Over Redskins; Faces

FCC Filing

Associated Press

10. Watch: Dan Snyder’s Answer to ‘What is a Redskin?’

ESPN

11. Seminole Makes History as First Football Player to Wear FSU Jersey

SeminoleTribune.org
Justin Motlow is the first Seminole Tribal Member to play football at FSU.

West Bridgewater man is 98 and still pumping iron at the YMCA


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

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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

Wikimedia
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
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.’