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1. Native American Indian Spirit of Meditation

2. Lawrence Koh – Wolf Ways by Mark D. Martinson

3. Winners of the Annual Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Wacipi Pow Wow Announced

2014.SMSCWacipi.org

4. An Undocumented, Unofficial Indian

5. Elections: ‘One Day You’re In, and the Next Day You’re Out’

Courtesy Pat Roberts’ U.S. Senate page
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts re-election bid was considered a “safe” seat last
week. Today it’s competitive. It’s a great metaphor for the 2014 election season.
This was supposed to be the Republican Party’s big year. And now? Who knows.
Roberts and former Kansas Senator Bob Dole.

6. Ginormous Shrimp Will Haunt Your Sleep: Gonna Need More Cocktail Sauce!

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission/Steve Bargeron
‘Who you calling a shrimp?’ Is what the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission asked, aptly enough, when a fisherman hauled this monstrosity
in from the ocean.

7. NB3 Foundation Honors Keith Anderson for Native Health Support

Courtesy Jason Myers/NB3 Foundation
Notah Begay III, right, holds the traditional Native pottery awarded to Keith
Anderson, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community vice chairman, speaking,
for his ongoing investment in addressing the public health concerns facing Native
Americans. Anderson was honored with the second annual Oneida Indian Nation
Health Champion for Native Children Award.

8. Secret Bidder Saves Sacred Object From Auction for Alaska Natives

Kathy Dye/Sealaska Heritage Institute
Sealaska Heritage Institute Archivist and Collections Manager Zach Jones and
SHI’s Mike Hoyt, Carmaleeda Estrada and Davina Cole see the panel for the
first time.

9. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Women and Climate Change, Part 1

10. Shoni Selfie! Schimmel Attends United Tribes International Pow Wow With

Dream

Sisters Mikaylee and Heaven Rose Old Coyote take a selfie with WNBA MVP
ShoniSchimmel at the United Tribes International Pow Wow in Bismarck,
North Dakota.

1. Chief Standing Bear: Retracing the Steps of a Civil Rights Leader

2. New Mexico Surpasses copy00 Million in HUD Indian Mortgages

Courtesy nmmfa.org

3.  NCAIED to Announce Award and Scholarship Winners at Reservation Economic Summit

4. A Milestone Morning for Oneida Land Transfer Ceremony

Courtesy Laki Terzidis/Oneida Indian Nation
The Oneida Indian Nation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Office
signed deeds marking the 13,004 acres recently put into trust for Central New
York tribe. Pictured, from left, are JohnnaBlackhair, acting area director BIA
Eastern Regional Officer; Ray Halbritter, Oneida Nation Representative; Chuck
Fougnier, Oneida Nation Council Member, Wolf Clan; and Beaulah Green,
Turtle Clan Mother.

5. SD State’s Attorney says Tasering Girl Was Best Option; Family Outraged

Courtesy Family
Hughes County State’s Attorney Wendy Kloeppner released a report which
stated “she was satisfied with an independent investigation, deploying a taser
was the best viable way to diffuse the situation.”

6. Why Navajo Hair Matters: It’s Our Culture, Our Memory, and Our Choice

Courtesy Jacqueline Keeler
The author’s grandfather, before he (voluntarily) cut his hair.

7. New Anti-Redskins Video Says FedEx ‘Embraces Racism’

8. Smithsonian Revisits History of Treaties

Cliff Owen/AP Images
In 1794, President Washington commissioned a wampum belt for the
Canandaigua Treaty.

9. The New York Daily News Will no Longer Use ‘Redskins’

Wikipedia.com
450 West 33rd Street is home to the New York Daily News and the Associated Press.

10. Pow Wow Weekend Planner September 5-7

Montana.edu
The 37th Annual MSU American Indian Council Pow Wow

11. Indigenous Peoples at Forefront of Historic People’s Climate March in

New York City

People’s Climate March
Indigenous Peoples are among the main organizers of what is shaping up to be a
historic march to demand action on climate change.

12. Oklahoma Gov. Fallin Gets Chilly Reception at Choctaw Labor Day Fest

Source: facebook.com/maryfallinforgovernor
Choctaw Nation Chief Gary Batton and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin sign a
vehicle tag compact at the Nation’s Labor Day event.
Photo: facebook.com/maryfallinforgovernor

 

 


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

Adele

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See if Adele’s New Album Title and 2015 Tour Has Been Confirmed.

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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

Flickr.com

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 Price of Justice and a Ham Sandwich in Ferguson, Missouri

AP Photo

2. The Minnesota Miracle, Plus DOJ Has Our Backs

3. Wyatt’s Story: One Family’s Struggle to Educate a Special Needs Child

Paula DuBois
Eleven-year-old Wyatt DuBois is about to begin sixth grade. Although he is still
behind his peers academically, his teacher says he is making good progress.

4. Miccosukee Tribe Member Risks Life in Pit of Gators

Courtesy Rocky Jim, Jr.
Jim, 43, gets oh so close to the gator’s jaws.

5. Sam Bradford Is Out for NFL Season but Still in Madden 15

EA Sports
Sam Bradford is the first Native American to be featured in a Madden video game

6. Indian Country Must Tap the Power of Social Media at the Ballot Box

Voter education campaign from Alaska Native vote project. The web site tells
potential voters: “Your Life Does Depend On It! Get Out The Native Vote.”
The nationwide Native Vote Action Week is September 24 – 28, 2014.

7. California County in State of Emergency After 6.0 Earthquake Strikes Napa

Valley Region

Ben Margot/Associated Press
The remains of a mobile home are seen after a gas fire destroyed it as the result
of a magnitude 6.0 earthquake Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the Napa Valley Mobile
Home Park, in Napa, Calif. A large earthquake caused significant damage and left
at least three critically injured in California’s northern Bay Area early Sunday,
igniting fires, sending at least 87 people to a hospital, knocking out power to
tens of thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness.

8. Washington Post’s Editorial Board Bans Use of ‘Redskins’

9. ‘Powwow Preppers’ and ‘Top Chief': Indian Reality TV I’d Like to See

10. North Dakota Briny Wastewater Spill Questions Still Unanswered a Month Later

AP Photo/Sarah Christianson
This July 15, 2014 aerial photo shows discolored vegetation, lower left, leading
from a pipeline where an estimated 1 million gallons of saltwater spilled from an
underground pipeline at Bear Den Bay along the Missouri River near Mandaree, N.D.
The environmental director of an American Indian tribe said he’s been shut out of the
tribe’s response to a massive saltwater spill on its North Dakota reservation, and
criticized leaders for leaving the public “in the absolute dark” on its severity.

11. Lummi’s Fight to Save the Salish Sea From Coal Terminals Profiled in Grist

The Lummi protest against coal terminals in their backyard in 2012.

12. Meditations: Native American Flute Album


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?