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1. NOAA Grants $400,000 for Penobscot River Habitat Restoration

Penobscot River salmon can soon come home to a restored habitat with help
from a $400,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

2. Sport-Hunting Moratorium on Brown Bears in Kenai National Wildlife

Refuge Declared

Wikimedia Commons
An Alaska brown bear in Hallo Bay, Katmai National Park. Brown-bear sport
hunting has been banned in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge because of their
declining numbers.

3. New York Times Profiles Tribal Preservation of Native Species

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Black-footed ferret, reintroduced by tribes, is one of the animals noted in a recent
story in The New York Times.

4. Team International Wins NB3 Challenge, But Native Youth True Winners

5. Paiute Tribe of Las Vegas Allegedly Approached by Dan Snyder’s OAF

Associated Press

6. Should the Redskins Change Their Name? Let’s Ask This Guy

You’re offending American Indians before you even open your mouth. Your
argument is invalid.

7. The Oklahoma State Incident: Reforming the Racism Cycle

8. Vanderbilt University to Host First Powwow

9. Teenagers Charged in ABQ Homeless Murders to Be Tried As Adults by Law

Courtesy Albuquerque Police Department
A grand jury in August indicted Alex Rios, 18; Nathaniel Carrillo, 16; and
Gilbert Tafoya,15; on first-degree murder charges, plus lesser charges including
tampering with evidence, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and robbery.
If convicted of murder, they could face life in prison.

10. Legalized Pot Is a Mess of Trouble for Tribes

11. Treaty Council’s 40th Conference Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Rights

The first indigenous delegation to go to the UN in Geneva demanding their treaty rights.

12. It’s Long Past Time When Tribal Leaders Should Help Govern the Country

Byron Mallott is the Alaska Democratic Party nominee for governor.

13. 2011 Native American Film + Video Festival

14. Native American Indian: Actors, Models & Entertainers


1. The Eagle Feather Law and State-Recognized Tribes

2. 14 Spectacular Photos From the Crow Fair by Adam Sings in the Timber

3. The The Amazing Pottery of Al Qoyawayma

4. Jonathan Paohway: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Comanche Business Committeeman Jonathan Poahway speaking at the 2014
Johnson–O’Malley Senior Banquet. Cache High School, Cache, Oklahoma.

5. Iceland’s Bardarbunga Volcano Is Spewing Lava

Tobba Ágústsdóttir/@fencingtobba, via LiveScience.com
The fissure between Bardarbunga and Askja volcanoes in Iceland, at dawn.

6. Video: Enchanting Time-Lapse Shows a South Dakota We Never Imagined

Randy Halverson/Vimeo
Still from the video Huelux, so named by author Randy Halverson by combining
the words “hue” and “lux,” the Latin word for light.

7. Cherokee Nation Donates $80,000 to Battle Domestic Violence

Courtesy Cherokee Nation
The Cherokee Nation recently donated $80,000 to six domestic violence shelters.
Pictured, from left, are Help-In-Crisis Vice Chairman Mike Skinner, Cherokee
Nation Tribal Councilor Curtis Snell, Tribal Council Speaker Tina Glory-Jordan,
Help-In-Crisis Executive Director Margret Cook, Principal Chief Bill John Baker,
Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. and
Treasurer Lacey Horn.

8. Oklahoma State Fans Hold ‘Trail of Tears’ Banner for College GameDay

Image source: Deadspin.com

1. The Big Picture Beyond the ‘Redskins’ Issue

2. Welcome to Gallup, NM, Where ‘They Just Want Another Person Dead’

Nick Estes
From left to right: Stella Martin, Raymond Martin, and Jeremy Yazzie call
Gallup, N.M. home. But they feel their daily struggles go unheard by both their
own people in the Navajo Nation and city officials.

3. Door Still Open for Fed Rec Public Comment, Obstacles May Exist

Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs

4. Golden Eagle Rescued by 11-Year-Old Boy Is Thriving, Set for Full Recovery

Susan Ahalt/Ironside Bird Rescue
Munchie, the golden eagle rescued by 11-year-old Cody Preston on July 31,
will make a full recovery, says the Ironside Bird Rescue’s Susan Ahalt.

5. Muscogee (Creek) Nation Opens WIC Program Building

6. USA Today Wants Your Vote on 10 Best Native American Experiences

7. The Colors of Schemitzun, The Green Corn Festival

8. B.C. Indian Chiefs Register ‘Utter Disgust’ at Building Permit on Sacred

Grace Islet Burial Ground

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
Grace Islet is the site of a new mansion being built by a Vancouver Island
businessman. It’s also where many First Nations ancestors are buried.

9. When First Nations Burial Sites and Development Collide

Grace Islet/Facebook
Grace Islet, a small island off Vancouver Island, has been purchased by a
private developer who wants to build a mansion upon the sacred burial ground.
The province of British Columbia is letting him.

10. Saturday: LA Skins Music Fest, Featuring Mia Sable and Tha Native

Photography by Smallz and Raskind, Styling by Rebecca Raskind of CLD
Stylehouse Mia Sable, Choctaw, will perform at the LA Skins Music Fest
on Saturday.

11. Hunger Games on the Rez: Filmmakers Plan Dystopian Pine Ridge Drama

Photo by Willi White

12. Power Dreams

13. Spirit Dreams-Ancestral Home

14. 2 Hours Long Native American Indians Spiritual Vocal Shamanic Music


1. Tohono O’odham Life in Video Thanks to Mel Ortega and TOHONO TV

Courtesy Mel Ortega
The family trio that makes up TOHONO TV, from left, Destiny Josemaria,
Mel Ortega, Alexis Johnson.

2. Honor the 4th World: An Alternative to State Domination

3. Palin’s Redskins Rant: Using a Political Football to Silence a People

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during a campaign rally for Iowa
Republican Senatorial candidate Joni Ernst, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in
West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

4. Begay, Tiger Woods Douse Oneida Nation CEO for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

PR Newswire
Ray Halbritter, CEO of Oneida Indian Nation and Mark Rolfing are doused in ice-cold
water for the ice bucket challenge.

5. Draft U.N. Climate Report Says Most Fossil Fuels Should Stay in Ground

6. Why Is Pope Francis Protecting a High-Ranking Pedophile?

AP Photo/Andrew Medichini
Pope Francis

7. Chickasaw Nation to Host Native Voices Exhibit

8. Female Tribal Officer Caught Tazing Native Man 17 Times Is Indicted

YouTube

9. Even in Australia, Reality TV Stars Get Into the Cultural Appropriation Act

Could you not do this? We’ll give you a Vegemite sandwich…

10. More Briny Wastewater Spills into Fort Berthold Soil

Tyler Bell/Associated Press file photo
The briny wastewater spill discovered on Friday August 22 is not as severe as
the million-gallon spill depicted in this July 10, 2014, photo of saltwater leaks
into a stream from a massive saltwater spill from an underground pipeline on
the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation near Mandaree, N.D.

11. Labor Day Pow Wow Weekend Planner

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12. First Nations Fisherman Donates 500 Sockeye to Vancouver Homeless

APTN News
One of the 500 salmon donated to a homeless encampment and several groups
in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside by aboriginal fishermen.

 


1. The Cacique in Havana: Visible at the Dawn of the 21st Century

2. A Native Guide to Investing: Eat Bite-Size Chunks of Stock

3. Mallott Wins Democratic Nomination for Alaska Governor

4. 7 Tribal Programs That Protect Our Winged and Four-Legged Brothers

Courtesy Cocopah Tribe
Ongoing Colorado River habitat restoration efforts by the Cocopah Tribe have
brought back all manner of species.

5. Grizzly Bear Dancer to Highlight 20th Annual Harvest Pow Wow

Siotantka.Skyrock.com

6. Shoni Schimmel Shines in WNBA Playoffs

7. Marie Claire Features Women Fighting to Preserve Native Culture

Carlotta Cardana for Marie Claire
Juanita C. Toledo, 28, Walatowa-Pueblo of Jemez, works for the Wellness
Program on the Jemez Pueblo Reservation, and is one of the women featured
by Marie Claire.

8. Move Over, Tiger! Rickie Fowler, Navajo, Hailed Golf’s Next Superstar

AP Photo/David J. Phillip
Rickie Fowler watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the final round of the
PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Sunday,
Aug. 10, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

9. Pechanga Raises More Than copy00k for Wounded Vets and Youth Services

The 16th annual Pechanga Charity Golf Classic raised more than copy00,00 for
the Semper Fi Fund, School on Wheels, Operation SafeHouse, and United
Friends of the Children.

10. Los Angeles Times Profiles Glaring Safety Gaps in Mysterious NM Nuclear

Accident

U.S. Department of Energy/AP via the Los Angeles Times
The ostensibly foolproof plan to store nuclear waste in rooms carved out of salt
deposits such as this one, deep below the New Mexico desert, seems to have
been undermined by human error, a report in the Los Angeles Times reveals.

11. Leo DiCaprio Tours Tar Sands, Joins Natives in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Leonardo DiCaprio challeneges Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to do
the Ice Bucket Challenge. Don’t hold your breath, Leo.

12. Jacoby Ellsbury Is Batting 1000!

Associated Press
Jacoby Ellsbury

13. ‘Injunuity’ Series Wins Best Short at In COLOR Film Festival

14. FEMA Ups Tribal Engagement With New Consultation Policy

W. Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator, is a
strong supporter of engagement with tribes.

 


1. Second Red Lake Inauguration in as Many Months Brings New Tribal Council

Courtesy Michael Meuers
Waiting to be sworn in, Treasurer-elect Annette Johnson, Red Lake Rep, Roman
Stately, Redby Rep Julius Thunder and Little Rock Rep Robert Reynolds

2. Marmot Interruptus: Greenpeace Video Gets Invaded by Adorable

Camera-Nibbling Creature

Greenpeace/YouTube
This little marmot has captured hearts across the Internet with its kissy face
mugging into a GoPro camera during a Greenpeace video shoot in Glacier
National Park.

3. 26th Annual Nansemond Powwow Photo Gallery

4. ‘Par for the Cause’ Celebrity Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Youth

and Veterans

GolfMichigan.com
Pohlcat Golf Course

5. Ute’s ‘SITLA Land Exchange’ Bill Passes Senate, Awaits President’s Signature

6. Cheyenne River Youth Project Prepares for 25th Anniversary Festivities

Cheyenne River Youth Project
Julie Garreau, CRYP’s executive director (front left, in black and white), and
Tammy Eagle Hunter, youth programs director (front right, in green and black),
celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary with the rest of the CRYP staff at
the 2008 Wacipi in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. This Labor Day weekend, they
will congregate again to commemorate the nonprofit, grassroots youth project’s
25th anniversary—and serving two generations of children on Cheyenne River.

7. Vian Peace Center Gets Support in Helping Local Residents

Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation Entertainment employee volunteers clear and prepare
undeveloped land to feature greenhouses and pond system.

8 Obama: More Help Needed for Native Americans

9. Andy Harvey Workshop Teaches Broadcast Skills to Native American Students

10. FOX & frends: Brian Kilmeade asks Native Americans offended by ‘Redskins': ‘Why now?


1. Salaita’s Background Is What the College Wanted, Not His Free Speech

Dr. Steven Salaita is a Palestinian American scholar in Native American studies
fired for free speech.

2. ESPN’s Mike Ditka ‘Admires’ Snyder; Calls Redskins Opponents ‘Idiots’

Associated Press
Mike Ditka

3. An Open Letter to Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell

4. Smile for the Camera — Santa Fe Indian Market Is Here!

courtesy SWAIA
A young member of the Serpent Tail Dancers flashes her pearly whites in the
2013 Indian Market Photo Booth

5. Bishop Paiute Tribe Makes History With Pilot Low Income Housing Project

6. Treaty Victory as Northwest Tribes Celebrate Oregon Coal Train Rejection

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Tribes object to cars brimming with coal, such as these, being shipped by rail
through their territory and loaded at terminals that would compromise their
fishing rights.

7. Cartoonist Without Reservations: Ricardo Cate’ Is One Funny Indian

copyright Ricardo Cate’
Ricardo Cate’s cartoons often feature a Custer-like Caucasian and an Indian
trading barbs. Copyright Ricardo Cate’

8. Pow Wow Weekend Planner August 22-24

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