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1. Misty Upham’s Father Says Her Death Was an Accident, but Alleges Mistreatment by Police

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2. NCAIED Salutes Its 40 Under 40; Announces National Economic Summit in Las Vegas

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“40 Under 40″ award recipients were honored at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee on October 8.

3. Misty Upham’s Friend Juliette Lewis Demands Inquiry: ‘This Is Not a Suicide’

4. OK Tourism Is Thriving; Struggles to Rev Up Its Reputation in the State

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Basket making at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill, Oklahoma.

5. Lakota Hero Lyle Eagle Tail Awarded Posthumous Carnegie Medal of Valor

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Lyle Eagle Tail, right, died last year at age 28 while trying to save 16-year-old Madison Wallace, left, and her 6-year-old brother Garrett from the foamy Big Sioux River. Both have been given posthumous awards for valor by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.

6. Viejas Casino & Resort Earns Two More Guinness World Records

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Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians Tribal Chairman Anthony Pico is presented the Guinness Book of World Records plaques by Alex Angert, the official Adjudicator for GWR.

7. Enough Already! Too Many Tweaks to the Right-of-Way Proposal

8. Body in Washington ID’ed as Misty Upham, Family Criticizes Police as Unhelpful

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Misty Upham at the 2013 AFI Fest premiere of ‘August: Osage County at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

9. Election: What’s With Kansas? Native Vote Could Provide An Answer

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Verna Simon visiting the Get Out the Native Vote display table that was manned by Marzha Fritzler at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.

10. LA Lakers, Kobe Bryant Shoot Hoops for a Good Cause at Pechanga Resort & Casino

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The Los Angeles Lakers shoot some hoops in a practice session at the Pechanga Recreation Center on the Pechanga Indian Reservation in Temecula, California on October 16, 2014. The Lakers Youth Foundation raises money for some of the kids on the reservation.

11. Salaita Awarded $5,000 AAUP Foundation Academic Freedom Grant

12. The Beauty That Was My Mother


He was in the country teaching a class to reporters.

Brookline Journalist Joe Bergantino Detained in Russia


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1. Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Natives Donate Locks for Wigs at Pechanga Spa

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Inspired by a colleague’s courageous battle, Amber Curatola, Comanche, cut off most of her traditionally long locks for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pechanga Resort & Casino is conducting a month-long campaign for hair donations.

2. Three Young Women Crowned Princess, Set to Represent the Chickasaw Nation

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Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby, left, and Lt. Governor Jefferson Keel, right, are shown with the 2014-15 Chickasaw princesses selected Monday night at the Ada High School Cougar Activity Center. Selected to represent the tribe at events and functions through the United States over the next year are 2014-15 Chickasaw Princess Taylor Nicole Weems, Chickasaw Junior Princess Maegan Ann Carney, and Little Miss Chickasaw Jazlyn Renee Key.

3. Video: Fisherman Rescues Drowning Eagle in Nanoose Bay

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The bald eagle is pulled from a fisherman’s boat in Nanoose Bay, British Columbia.

4. This Video From the People’s Climate March Will Inspire You

Dancers, one wearing the Haudenosaunee flag and holding hoops in his hand, shake a leg for saving the planet as marchers holding anti-oil banners look on.

5. Part of Aral Sea Dries Up: Biggest Environmental Disaster in Human History

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The Aral Sea, once the fourth-largest lake on the planet, is just about dry, thanks to human intervention.

6. Jewelry Fit for a Supreme: Sotomayor Gets a Kenneth Johnson Necklace

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Kenneth Johnson presents Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor with a custom necklace. Photo Courtesy Kenneth Johnson.

7. Tribal Judicial Systems Receive a Boost to the Tune of $87 Million

8. Pine Ridge Organization Finalist for $100K Buckminster Fuller Challenge

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The crew at Thunder Valley puts the final touches on the installation of solar panels.

9. Canoes Visit Seattle for Salmon Homecoming Celebration

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Adam Charles, holding his paddle, asks for permission for the Port Gamble S’Klallam canoe family to come ashore during Salmon Homecoming, on the Seattle waterfront.

10. Radiation Leak Linked to Los Alamos; Do We Really Want Biological Agents There?

11. Radon: The Invisible Killer In Native Homes Across Indian Country

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What Twa-le Abrahamson-Swan did not know was how much radon she’d find when she tested her own home to see how the testing process worked. The number was shocking.

12. ‘She Fought So Hard to Live’


Retro News Wednesday Just For You

1) SWAT: Mission Creep

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2) Y2K: Much Ado About Nothing?

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3) Photos: Ducati unveils new retro Scrambler

The 2015 Ducati Scrambler. Photo: ALE-GG, Ducati / GIAGONSS

4) Ocarina of Time gets a 2D Makeover

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5) The New York Times And Retro Report Look Back At Old News Stories

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6) 6 Retro Flops, and 6 Concept Cars That Should Have Replaced Them

7) Unique Home Decor & Funky Retro Decorating Ideas

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8) Listen to Retro Music on Last.fm

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1. Native Vote Challenge Is New Spin on Social Media; It’s Time to Make Some Great Videos

This is Native Vote Action Week. Activities range from student registration on Arizona campuses to Native vote rallies in Montana. National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby released a “challenge” for every Native American to register and vote.

2. Presley LaFountain Lives for his Art, the Art That Keeps Him Alive

3. ‘I Pretend for a Living, but You Do Not': Leonardo DiCaprio Speaks Bluntly at the U.N.

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Leonardo DiCaprio speaks to world leaders at the United Nations Climate Summit on September 23, 2014.

4. How to Recognize the Six Main Dance Styles at a Pow Wow, Part 1: Fancy Shawl Dance

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Fancy shawl dancer Jessa Calderon, Tongva/Chumash/Shoshone/Mexica, dances during the Children of Many Colors Powwow

5. Cherokee Nation Opens First-Ever Tulsa Career Services Office

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Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and the Career Services team cut the ribbon on the team’s new Tulsa office, with Jim Igaria of the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce (front left) and Tribal Councilor Curtis Snell (back left).

6. Miami Dolphins Stadium Built on Top of Native American Remains

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7. Say Thanks to Elouise Cobell

8. Rewriting History… For the Better, This Time

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9. U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to Host Listening Session at Reservation Economic Summit

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Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee Wisconsin will host the RES on October 6-9, 2014.

10. Killing Convicts Is a Vile Superstition

11. Mohawk Player Is National Lacrosse League’s MVP

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Cody Jamieson, beside NLL commissioner George Daniel, won NLL’s Most Valuable Player

12. Gabriel Galanda Receives WSBA Excellence in Diversity Award

13. 4 Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

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Cheyenne River Youth Project kids stretch out last year during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

14. Taos Pueblo Selected No. 2 ‘Best Native American Experience’ by USA Today’s Readers

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Adobe dwellings at the Taos Pueblo in Taos, New Mexico.
Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/24/taos-pueblo-selected-no-2-best-native-american-experience-usa-todays-readers-157022