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Suspect sought in Dorchester murder

1. Canada Reels in Shock and Grief as Murdered Soldier Identified and Harper Condemns Attack

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Armed RCMP officers approach Centre Block on Parliament Hilll following a shooting incident in Ottawa October 22, 2014.

2. Video: Partial Solar Eclipse Dims Midday, Sunset Skies Across Turtle Island

A typical partial solar eclipse.

3. Jude Schimmel Is All Smiles on Media Day; Gearing up for Start of Season

University of Louisville
U of L Seniors, Bria Smith (21), Shawnta’ Dyer (12), Sheronne Vails (3), Sara Hammond (00), and Jude Schimmel (22) pose for a photo during media day on October 20, 2014.

4. In 1927, an Indian Team Played the Champion New York Football Giants — and Won

Still from ‘Playground of the Native Son.’ Source:

5. Cherokee Citizen Canaan Duncan Named to Oklahoma 30 Under 30 List

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Pictured, from left, are: Cherokee Nation Government Relations Executive Director Courtney Ruark-Thompson, Oklahoma State System of Higher Education Chancellor Glen Johnson, Cherokee citizen and 30/30 Next Gen honoree Canaan Duncan, and former Congressman Dan Boren.

6. Run, Run, Run! Todd County Falcons Ready to Defend Dakota Cross Country Title

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Kelsie Herman, Rosebud Sioux, of Todd County High School is going to the South Dakota Class A Cross Country Championship Meet ranked No. 1 in the state in the 4000-meter, with a time of 15:01.00.

7. Protecting a Key Native American Site from Erosion

Powhatan in a longhouse at Werowocomoco (detail of John Smith map, 1612)

8. Canada Parliament on Lockdown as Gunmen Open Fire in Ottawa

Police converge on Parliament Hill after one or more gunmen opens fire, shooting a uniformed soldier guarding the War Memorial in Ottawa and then entering the Parliament building. Lawmakers and Prime Minister Stephen Harper were moved to safety.

9. Who’s Your Favorite Native Musician? 2014 NAMMYs Ballot Is Online, Vote Today!

Photo by Kim Acosta. Source:
Tony Duncan performs onstage at the 2013 NAMA ceremony. Duncan won Artist of the Year. Photo by Kim Acosta. Source:

10. Fight the Power: 8 Contemporary Heroes and Leaders of Native Resistance

Suzan Shown Harjo, Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee, has been fighting for Native justice for decades.

11. Navajo High Court’s Delayed Decision Keeps Deschene in Race for Now

12. The Role of Latin in Empire and Colonization

Ex-Patriot Aaron Hernandez charged with murder

Lawyers cite distance, safety, sheriff as reasons for request


Hernandez request to have charges tossed like ‘legal Hail Mary’

Herndez sued by slay victims families

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1. Defending the Religious Rights of Native Prisoners

2. Justice For Sonny Jim Highlights Need for Change

Courtesy Sonlatsa Jim-Martin
Four years after the murder of Native rodeo legend Sonny Jim, his murderer is sentenced, but was it enough?

3. First Nations Development Institute Awarded $675K for Native Family Empowerment Program

4. Moapa Paiute to Host 2nd Solar Project on Its Lands

Solar power cells. The Moapa Paiute have plans underway for two solar power facilities on tribal land.

5. Video and Petition: Children Say ‘Andrew Jackson Has Got to Go’

6. Article Refutes Snyder’s Claim That ‘Redskins’ Named to Honor Natives

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AIM member Juan Mancias, of Floresville, Texas, holds up a sign during a protest at a Redskins/Cowboys game in Arlington, Texas.

7. Grand Chief Derek Nepinak: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

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Grand Chief Derek Nepinak, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC), visiting the Rolling River First Nation south and east of Erickson, Manitoba.

8. Dallin Maybee Takes Reins of Indian Market; SWAIA and Jemez Make Pact

Maybee is an artist and lawyer raised on the Cattaraugus Reservation in New York.

9. Holocaust of the Native American Indians (Full Documentary)

10. “The 16 Year Old Killer” Cyntoia’s Story (full documentary)