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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

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

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.’

 


1. Notah Begay Named to Stanford University Hall of Fame

PGA.com
Notah Begay III

2. The Right That Protects All Other Rights

3. 5 Clinical Tools Help Diagnose, Treat PTSD

U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Jason Joel Brown
Health care providers have much to consider when diagnosing and treating PTSD,
to help five tools have been developed to assist with clinical support.

4. Five of the World’s Most Beautiful Underwater Cities

ChinaTourAdvisors.com
China’s “Atlantis” is the mysterious Lion City under Qiandao Lake.

5. AMERIND Risk Conference in Portland to Educate on Emergency Management

AMERIND Risk

6. ‘Joyful Anger,’ Youthful Exuberance, Overflow at Montreal First Peoples Festival

Theresa Braine
Hundreds of people packed the Place des Festivals to see Algonquin rap
sensation Samian at the Montreal First Peoples Festival on July 31.

7. Lynn Valbuena: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Chairwoman Lynn “Nay” Valbuena, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.

8. Climate Justice in Action: Hip Hop is Acting on Climate!

Courtesy U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Hip-hop and climate change go together, related as they are to health and well-being.

9. Washington Got Rid of These Demeaning ‘Redskin’ Images, in 1958

Image source: Wikipedia Commons
This statue promoting an outdated narrative of American history used to sit on the
Capitol steps, but hasn’t been seen in 56 years.

10.  The Native American Holocaust – The Shocking Truth


1. From Geronimo to ‘The Scalp Hunters’: 10 Military Uses of Native Imagery

2. EPA Green Lights Navajo Generating Station, Interior Must Approve

3. Spirit of a Proud Nation: What We Can Learn from the Lakota

Biba S. Kavass
Earlier this summer, two group leaders, two teachers, and 11 high school
students piled into a van at Rapid City Airport to spend a week at Pine Ridge to
learn about the culture, study the factors contributing to such extreme poverty
on the reservation, and examine the use of microfinance to promote economic
growth and development.

4. Passing on the Culture: The Delaware Water Drum Story

Delaware Tribe of Indians
Dee Ketchum tells Bear Tompkins how to tie the water drum as attendees look on

5. Wall Street in Myth and Reality: A Native’s Guide to Investment

Thinkstock

6. Maine Paper Completes 29-Part Series on Passamaquoddy Tribe

Gabe Souza/Portland Press Herald
A Passamaquoddy elder rests his hands on an oar while working near Long Lake
in Indian Township this spring. The people on the tribe’s two eastern Maine
reservations have spent decades fighting for their rights while struggling to preserve
their collective identity.

7. Hillary Clinton Says No! to Redskins

Associated Press
Hillary Clinton

8. Shoot-out! Shoni Schimmel vs. Angel Goodrich = WNBA Game of the Year

WNBA.com
Shoni Schimmel

9. Rep. Markwayne Mullin, Cherokee, Among The Hill’s ’50 Most Beautiful’

Source: thehill.com
Mullin is one of two Native Congressmen, and one of the 50 Most Beautiful people
on the DC political scene, according to TheHill.com

10. Johnson’s Native Languages Bill Passes, Heads to Senate Floor

Courtesy Sen. Tim Johnson’s Office
Sen. Tim Johnson’s Native Languages Bill passes out of Committee

11. Put Native Youth Back in Mascots Debate

12. Preserving Culture: NPS Awards Historic Preservation Grants to Tribes

13. Modern Masterpieces: Santa Fe Indian Market Auction Preview [12 Pictures]

source: SWAIA.org
These concho belts incorporate pieces from 28 Native artists. They will be auctioned off
at the Santa Fe Indian Market’s Live Auction Gala, taking place on August 23, 2014.

14. Tohono O’Odham Chair Ned Norris Jr. on Job-Killing Legislation in Senate

15. Alarming Video of Alaska Melting Away

National Climate Assessment/The Story Group/Vimeo
The chapter of the National Climate Assessment released in May by the Obama
administration talks about melting—of ice, permafrost and glaciers—and talks about
how the effects of each are compounded because of climate change.

16. (Part 1) Indigenous Native American Prophecy (Elders Speak part 1)

17. (Part 2) Indigenous Native American Prophecy (Elders Speak part 2)

18. Oldest Native American drumming video ever

 

 


1. Some Questions Regarding the UN High-Level Plenary Meeting

2. An Unstoppable Attitude, Sgt. Kisha Makerney Thrives, Despite Loss of Her Leg

Kisha and her brother, SPC Tommy Makerney at Camp Copper, Iraq in 2008.

3. Warriors of Today and Yesterday: Veterans Uncover Our Shared Past

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District
A VCP technician examines prehistoric pottery sherds.

4. Quaker Indian Affairs Call for Redskins to Change Name

5. Letter to Snyder Says Stop Saying People of Color Aren’t Part of Campaign Against Redskins

6. Flags Fly at Half-Staff on Navajo Nation in Honor of Code Talker

7. Bizarre News About the Bee Czar

Thinkstock

8. Tester Criticizes Indian Health Service Leadership, Calls for Staffing Changes

“I am disturbed by the number of Area Director positions that are now filled with ‘acting’
Directors.”

9. Tribal Contracts Must Be Honored—Permanently

10. Make Billy Mills Proud, Put This Lakota Runner on Runner’s World Cover

11. Indians Reclaim Wall Street: A Native’s Guide to Investment

Thinkstock

12. Watch Stupid in Action in DC: Right Hearing; Wrong Continent!

13. Blueprint for Reform: Interior Announces $2.5M for Tribal Control of BIE Schools

Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary
Kathleen Sebelius join students for lunch during a visit at Lowry Elementary School
in Denver, Colorado on September 17, 2012. Duncan and Sebelius visited the school
to tout the school’s approach to wellness and to highlight the importance of healthy
eating and maintaining an active lifestyle.

14. CBS NFL Host James Brown Says ‘No’ to Redskins, Cites Civil Rights Movement

CBS
James Brown is taking a stand against the Redskins name.

15. Message From an Elder: Watch ‘The Legacy of Saginaw Grant’

Saginaw Grant was 52 when he first appeared on screen in a credited role.

16. Project Runway Picked 15 Designers; TWO of Them Are Native [20 Pictures]

source: mylifetime.com
Before they were on TV: Kini Zamora, Native Hawaiian, and Korina Emmerich,
Puyallup, shown here wearing (respectively) Hawaiian regalia and jingle dress, are
contestants on ‘Project Runway.’
via Global Times
The mysterious 150,000-year-old pipe-like structures baffling scientists in
western China have been dubbed the Alien Ruins are as lucrative to the tourist
trade as they are mysterious in origin.
…a forum for the discussion of political, social and economic issues affecting
the indigenous peoples of the United States, including their lack of political
representation, economic deprivation, health care issues, and the on-going
struggle for preservation of identity and cultural history