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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

1. The Ferry: A Civil Rights Story

2. Jack Kevorkian Dies, Leaves Controversial Legacy, No Successor

3. 1950s American cars aren’t collector’s items in Cuba

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4. The mystery of Crooked Cottage: Home abandoned over ten years ago is still filled with food and belongings of long-gone residents 

Known as the Crooked Cottage, this rural Hertfordshire home is believed to have been untouched since its owners, said to be a married couple, departed

5. Original Rolling Stones to rock Old Capitol

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6. The Truman Doctrine, 1947

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7. What Women Used to Wear to Play Sports

As these vintage photos show, turn-of-the-century sportswear was much different than today’s performance gear.

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8. Bing Crosby Sang Me a Lullaby

A chance encounter on a train led to an unforgettable photo.

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9. Hey, Mom Used To Make That

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10. Flashback Music Memories


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1. Outdoorsmen and Native Americans Pair Up to Oppose a Bike Path Through the Everglades

Osceola and Billie oppose the greenway.

2. Breathe eCig Corp. Partners with Native American Marketing Enterprises

3. Native Americans: Indian mascots at Connecticut schools no symbol of pride

4. At Last, Violence Against Women Act Lets Tribes Prosecute Non-Native Domestic Abusers

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5. Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

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6. Capturing Humanity Through the Arts

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7. Redskins Nickname is Dropped by School District in Upstate New York

8. Light In The Attic Docs Presents – Native North America (Vol. 1)

9. Popular Native Americans in the United States & Indigenous peoples of the Americas videos

10. Sacred Fire by Wendy Bradshaw (Native American Music Artist)


1. Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People Episode 1

2. Cher – Half Breed

3. Native American Artist Series: Paul Rowley

4. Curley: ACLU Takes Wrong Turn Defending R-Word

5. Obama Names Lucaj to Board of Trustees for Culture and Arts

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Princess Daazhraii Lucaj was recently appointed to a position with the Obama Administration

6. From Football to Evening Gowns: 10 Year Old Royalty Wins Big

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An avid athlete, Nizhoni Ward plays football and basketball for local teams.

 

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/03/14/football-evening-gowns-10-year-old-royalty-wins-big-159605

7. Video: Cherokee Elder Ed Wilson Talks Swimming Holes and Pranks

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Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Elder Ed Wilson reminisces about swimming holes, avoiding water moccasins, and the many pranks they used to play.

 

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/03/14/video-cherokee-elder-ed-wilson-talks-swimming-holes-and-pranks-159546

8. Never Back Down From Racism

9. Well For Culture: Top 10 Fit Natives on Instagram

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From left, Thosh Collins, Chelsey Luger and Martin Sensmeier in Brooklyn, New York in July 2014.

 

Read more athttps://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/03/13/well-culture-top-10-fit-natives-instagram-159592

10. Full Circle: Plains Indians Exhibit Takes Top Billing at Metropolitan Museum of Art

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This buffalo-hide robe is covered in the exploits of at least two Lakota warriors and includes 60 figures depicted across 14 events. The exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, ‘The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky,’ runs through May 10. On loan from Musée du quai Branly, Paris.

Retro News Wednesday Just For You

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

1. From Gitmo to an American Supermax, the Horrors of Solitary Confinement

2. Ancient ‘lost city’ home to a vanished civilisation found deep in jungles of Honduras

Expedition of archaeologists accompanied by ex-SAS survival experts makes stunning discovery of fabled “White City” where locals may have once worshipped a monkey god

The ruins of an ancient civilisation who were neighbours to the Maya

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4. American life in 1914: How we lived a century ago – Why America Is Not Normal

Majestic Vaudeville billboard, 1914,  in Houston at the corner of Main and Texas.   Photo: File Photo / Handout

5. ISIL video shows destruction of Mosul artefacts

Five-minute clip shows group of men using hammers and drills to smash several large statues in Iraqi museum.

6. Pharaoh of “Lost Dynasty” Died Brutal Death, Forensic Study Reveals

Forgotten pharaoh may have been earliest Egyptian ruler to die in battle.

7. Nihiwatu – On the edge of wildness | The story.

8. The Story of Mathematics

Ancient Greek Herodianic numerals

9. Darth Vader, Renaissance Man? How ‘Star Wars’ Could Have Looked Centuries Ago

Darth Vader, a major character from 'Star Wars', imagined as a Renaissance gentleman. Credit: Sacha Goldberger

10. Pictures: New Pyramid Found With Vivid Murals, Stacked Tombs


1. Pomona College Powwow Honors the Ancestors, Tribal Homelands

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2. The Domination System in California

3. This Messy Congress Might Be Able to Actually Govern

Courtesy John Boehner’s Office
A new coalition? A group of Republicans working with Democrats could be good news for Indian Country in this Congress.

4. Video: Cherokee Elder Bennie Ross Talks Refrigeration and Being Neighborly

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Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Elder Bennie Ross talks about growing up, how things were kept cold without a refrigerator and attending a one-room schoolhouse.

5. On the Front Lines: Diné Women Stand Firm Against Increased, Unfettered Oil Development

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Sarah Jane White, helping defend Navajo lands from virtually unregulated oil exploration, plays with her grandson.

6. Jailed in Mexico: Thousands of Indigenous Behind Bars Due to Language Barriers

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7. Native American message: “We are all related” (from Russell Means)

8. Red Crow: Native American Prophecy

9. Ah Nee Mah – Native Visions (A Native American Music Journey)

10. Native American Indians Spiritual Vocal Shamanic Music


1. Children of the Dust

2. White Feather

3. We Shall Remain – Trail of Tears

4. Gray Eagle

5. My Journey to Weight Loss Was Well Worth It

6. Statue of Chief Joseph Recommended for U.S. Capitol

7. Daylight Savings Time Could Someday Be Standard

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Despite debate about its efficacy, the advent of Daylight Savings Time brings with it the promise of spring.

8. Video: Choctaw Artist Dylan Cavin Shares the Story of His Art

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This buffalo painting is one of Dylan Cavin’s.

9. 10 Photos From the Seminole Tribal Fair Pow Wow You Might Have Missed

10. Essay Winner Explains the Sacredness of Earning Eagle Feathers

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Years ago, the feathers of spotted eagles were given—the spotted eagles were known as the solar bird, flying so high that they touched the heavens.

11. Truly Sacred: Ethereally Beautiful Moonrise Over Yellowstone

12. Two High Schools Refuse to Play Opponent Named ‘Redskins’

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The Lancaster High School ‘Redskins’ will face neither Akron or Lake Shore high schools on the field due to its nickname, which is a dictionary-defined racial slur.