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Armed RCMP officers approach Centre Block on Parliament Hilll following a shooting incident in Ottawa October 22, 2014.
A typical partial solar eclipse.
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U of L Seniors, Bria Smith (21), Shawnta’ Dyer (12), Sheronne Vails (3), Sara Hammond (00), and Jude Schimmel (22) pose for a photo during media day on October 20, 2014.
Still from ‘Playground of the Native Son.’ Source: indieinfilms.com
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Pictured, from left, are: Cherokee Nation Government Relations Executive Director Courtney Ruark-Thompson, Oklahoma State System of Higher Education Chancellor Glen Johnson, Cherokee citizen and 30/30 Next Gen honoree Canaan Duncan, and former Congressman Dan Boren.
Kelsie Herman, Rosebud Sioux, of Todd County High School is going to the South Dakota Class A Cross Country Championship Meet ranked No. 1 in the state in the 4000-meter, with a time of 15:01.00.
Powhatan in a longhouse at Werowocomoco (detail of John Smith map, 1612)
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Police converge on Parliament Hill after one or more gunmen opens fire, shooting a uniformed soldier guarding the War Memorial in Ottawa and then entering the Parliament building. Lawmakers and Prime Minister Stephen Harper were moved to safety.
Photo by Kim Acosta. Source: nativeamericanmusicawards.com
Tony Duncan performs onstage at the 2013 NAMA ceremony. Duncan won Artist of the Year. Photo by Kim Acosta. Source: nativeamericanmusicawards.com
Suzan Shown Harjo, Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee, has been fighting for Native justice for decades.
“40 Under 40″ award recipients were honored at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee on October 8.
Basket making at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill, Oklahoma.
Courtesy Wallace Family
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.
Courtesy Kathy Foster
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.
Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
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)
Courtesy Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
Verna Simon visiting the Get Out the Native Vote display table that was manned by Marzha Fritzler at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.
Pechanga Resort & Casino
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.
Courtesy Pechanga Resort & Casino Spa
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.
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.
The bald eagle is pulled from a fisherman’s boat in Nanoose Bay, British Columbia.
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.
NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen, from satellite data
The Aral Sea, once the fourth-largest lake on the planet, is just about dry, thanks to human intervention.
Photo Courtesy Kenneth Johnson.
Kenneth Johnson presents Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor with a custom necklace. Photo Courtesy Kenneth Johnson.
Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation
The crew at Thunder Valley puts the final touches on the installation of solar panels.
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.
Courtesy Minnesota Department of Health
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.