Archives For Native Americans


1. The WCIP and Political Equality Between Nations and States

2. U.N. World Conference on Indigenous Peoples Kicks Off on Eve of Climate Summit

Theresa Braine
Indigenous Peoples at the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City, on eve of World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

3. Cherokee Student Leading 25,000-Member Oklahoma FFA

Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Citizen Garrett Reed, 19, serves as the Oklahoma FFA president.

4. Mexica Dancers Share Ancient Traditions and Re-Educate in Northern Pow-Wows

Members of Yayauhki Tezcatlipoca, are sharing their ancient traditions at pow wows throughout the northeast and hoping to correct some erroneous views of their culture and beliefs.

5. 400K Take to the Streets of Manhattan for Climate Change

6. Addicted and

Alienated, This Artist Painted Herself out of a Corner [Video, Photos]

7. Has Global Warming Finally Become the Reason to Vote?

Courtesy Shadia Fayne Wood/Peoples Climate March NYC
More than 310,000 people march to send world leaders a message that it’s past time to take action on climate change. Is there an opportunity to make this an election issue? This week the United Nations begins a summit of world leaders to propose a “framework” for solutions.

8. Mike Tyson Featured in TV Ad for Turning Stone Resort Casino, Calls Resort a ‘Knockout’

9. Biggest Climate March in History a Watershed Moment for Indigenous Peoples

Theresa Braine
Indigenous Environmental Network leader Thomas Goldtooth, Activist Melina Labouca-Massimo and other Indigenous Peoples begin the People’s Climate March in New York City on September 21.

10. A Native American Prayer


1. Red Lake Capitol Construction Ahead of Schedule

Courtesy Michael Meuers
Long shot of the Government Center

2. Reclaiming Our Children Through Food

3. Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Celebrate 19th Pow Wow

OurMotherTongues.org

4. Fighting the Plague of Diabetes in Indian Country

5. Top 12 Tweets of the Week

AP

6. Indigenous Peoples Essential to Climate Movement, March Organizers Say

Theresa Braine
The ‘anti-Beiber’ Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, 14-year-old indigenous rapper from Boulder, spoke at the People’s Climate March kickoff event in New York City on September 19.

7. Federal Recognition and Unratified Treaties

NorthForkRancheria.com
The North Fork Rancheria has this image of local unratified treaties on their website.

8. Native Humor: 20 Signs She May Be ‘Too Rez’ for You, Bro

Irene Bedard as Suzy Song in ‘Smoke Signals.’

1. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Collaborating for Sustainable Environmental and Social Change

2. Native America Is at a Crossroads; Time for a New Movement

3. The Search for Water, Dog Attacks and Death: My 100 Miles on The Long Walk

Ron Cooper/Facebook
I had the road to myself…other than the occasional speeding train down the parallel railroad.

4. A Tale of Two Contacts: The Government Approach to Isolated Peoples

Courtesy Diego Cortijo/Survival International
Mashco Piros photographed on bank of Madre de Dios River in December 2011, days before Shaco Flores was killed by a Mashco-Piro bowman.

5. Native Farmers Band Together to Distribute Remaining $380M of Keepseagle

6. NFL Player Gave Up Career to Save Brother’s Life

University of Maryland Medical Center
Former Ravens Player Ma’ake Kemoeatu (right) donated his kidney to his brother Chris Kemoeatu (left), who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

7. Preparation for Chickasaw’s Annual Meeting, Festival 5K and Fun Walk Is Underway

8. NHL Arena Named After Gila River Indian Community

Flickr.com
Called the Jobing.com Arena since 2006, the arena will now officially be called the Gila River Arena.

9. Native Humor: 20 Signs She May Be ‘Too Rez’ for You, Bro

Irene Bedard as Suzy Song in ‘Smoke Signals.’

10. Native Leaders Applaud Passage of Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

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U.S. Capitol building, where the Tribal General Welfare Act of 2013 was passed this week, exempting tribal members from taxes on welfare and other benefits, on par with states.

11. ATCR Tells Museum: We Won’t Play Until You Use the Word ‘Genocide’

Photo by DJ Budda Blaze; source: facebook.com
A Tribe Called Red on stage in Belfort, France. Photo by DJ Budda Blaze.

12. Native American Poetry


1. Connect the Dots: Mascots, Feathers, Termination … Domination

2. From Head-Ball to Hunter-Gatherers: The True Story of the Mashco-Piro

Fabio Jacob/Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi
A withered rubber sphere used by the Mashco-Piro to play “head ball,” originally
collected by Shaco Flores

3. Will Scotland Go independent? And, if Yes, Is This a Future for Tribal Nations?

4. Award-Winning Convenience Store Chain Opens Its First Location in New York State

5. Radical New Way to ‘Museum’: A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center

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Executive Director of A:Shiwi A:Wan Museum and Heritage Center
Jim Enote explains one of the pieces to guests.

6. Almost $950 M in Cobell Trust Administration Class Payments Have Been Mailed

Elouise Cobell

7. Red Lake Is County Absentee Voting Site in State Pilot Program

Courtesy Michael Meuers
Members of the Red Lake Political Education Committee

8. Pedophile Ex-Priest Convicted on 24 Counts, Including Bestiality; Inuit

Victims Vindicated

Canadian Press
Former priest Eric Dejaeger after his arrest in 2011. He has been convicted
on a total of 32 counts ranging from rape to bestiality in Nunavut, where he
victimized Inuit children during the 1970s and ’80s.

9. Native American Music

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1. Ten Reasons Why Every Native Should Vote

Tulalip Tribal Board Member Deborah Parker speaking in support of the Violence
Against Women Act in 2012. Reason number six to vote.

2. HUD Reaches Settlement Resolving Native Lending Discrimination Case

3. Vote YES on H.R. 3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

4. Beware of Ethnic Imposters

5. Cheeseburgers & Wood Pellets in Paradise
: Mohegan Diversification Goes

From Fat to Frying Pan

Mohegan Sun
The Mohegan Tribe will open 15 locations of the award-winning Arooga’s Grille
House & Sports Bar throughout New England over the next five years.

6. Free Passes for G2E Still Available from ICTMN and G2E

7. Dancing Elk Is Top Dog With Double Win in June Jamz Music Contest

8. Judge Dredd Goes Coast Salish! Jeffrey Veregge Gets First Comic Book Cover

IDW Publishing

9. Video: Manoomin and the Importance of Ricing

TheWays.org
Fred Ackley Jr., of the Sokaogon Chippewa Community of Mole Lake, is what’s
called a “ricer.”

10. Video: Scientists Get Into the Nut of Climate Change

The Story Group/Vimeo
Flashing from a time-lapse of Arctic ice melt, to a vehicle-laden highway
interchange, this short video hammers home the truth: Human activity is the
main contributor to climate change.

1. Indian National Rodeo Finals Launches Health Campaign; Declares Diabetes

Awareness Day

INRF
The INFR Diabetes Benefit and Fashion Show is just one of the events that is
part of the campaign to promote diabetes awareness. The model is wearing a
Red Lightning Couture outfit.

2. Are Second-Round Payments for Cobell Coming Soon?

3. Treaties, Ceded Lands, and Recognition

4. Photos: The Akwesasne International Powwow in Cornwall Island, Ontario, Canada

5. Video: People’s Climate March Lays Out the Science, Dovetailing With

Traditional Knowledge

Vimeo/People’s Climate March
Big Blue Marble or Big Doomed Marble? Time is running out to do something
about climate change, and here’s why.

6. Salmon Homecoming Dedicated to Life and Memory of Billy Frank Jr.

AP images/Ted S. Warren
Billy Frank Jr. is seen here in January 2014.

7. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Opening Immigrants’ Eyes to Environmental Health in

American Homes

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ECOSS Staff member Sophorn Sim at an Indoor Air event.

8. Raza-Blue sky


1. Annual Wild Rice Festival and Powwow Is Underway

2. Meanings Create and Shape Human Reality: The UN HLPM Outcome Document

3. Sunchoke Recipes: Wild Wonderful Fall Salad and Pickles

Wikipedia
Jerusalem artichoke flowers.

4. Tourist Porn: ‘Human Safaris’ Are Killing Uncontacted Peoples In Peru

Courtesy G. Galli/Survival
Uncontacted Mashco Piro Indians have been seen in the area on several occasions.

5. Strong Two-Spirit Leader Pruden Joins Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

Courtesy Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
Harlan Pruden has been appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS.

6. 7 Best Experiences in Indian Country That USA Today Missed

Wikipedia.org
Garden of the Gods

7. Indigenous Peoples Cite Victories, Map Future on 7th Anniversary of U.N. Rights Declaration

8. Kiowa Lesson

9. Native American Flute – Northern Plains Courting Song on the Rivanna River

10. Native American Flute