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Red Lake will hold a Take Back the Night Rally October 22.
Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards
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Taylor Shellfish Farms in Washington State is one of many such enterprises seeing the effects of ocean acidification.
New Mexico State Capitol
Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn sat with a panel from ICTMN in September while in New York.
Mining companies are leering over the Peel Watershed, the largest pristine wilderness in North America and a storehouse of coveted minerals and other resource deposits.
Matthew McConaughey, an Academy Award-winning actor, says keep Redskins.
Student body assembled on the Carlisle Indian School grounds.
Courtesy Marc Wanamaker/Bison Archives
Water-cleanup and related projects will get the lion’s share of some $10.4 million in grants going to Nevada and Southern California tribes.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina have passed a resolution prohibiting fracking on their sovereign lands.
Captain Jacobsen, a play that recently premiered in Berlin, is receiving mixed reviews some of which are calling it neo-racism.
Juliette Lewis’ handwritten farewell to Misty Upham, posted to Instagram.
Philip Whiteman, Jr. during one of his rides.
Steven Paul Judd
Poster art for the 2013 AIFF by Steven Paul Judd, featuring Will Sampson leading a who’s who of Native talent. Can you name all the others depicted here?
Nevada Indian Commission
Aloha Callac-Jones competed against 21 other women 50 years ago, and won the crown.
Miles, Jeremy and Jerome Thompson smile after allegedly signing contracts with Nike.
Courtesy Navajo Nation
Hector Vazquez was recently named executive chef for Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort
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Ashley Akpik and the Tagiugmiut Dancers of Barrow perform an Inupiat dance at the opening of the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Anchorage, Alaska. Several thousand Alaska Natives from around the state are expected to attend the three-day event.
A coastal Washington cranberry bog.
1. AIM Co-Founder Dennis Banks Remarks on Tragic Death of Misty Upham [Video]
Dennis Banks, seen here with family friend Tracy Rector (left), Robert Upham, and an unidentified relative, stopped by the memorial gathering for Misty Upham on Friday night.
2. James Roger Madalena: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series
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New Mexico State Representative James Roger Madalena
3. Orionid Meteors Sparkle and May Explode: Halley’s Comet Says Hello
Orionid meteors are among the most beautiful of the year, and we’re in the midst of them.
4. Not Your Mascot Minnesota to Protest ‘Redskins’ During Vikings Game
People supporting a name change listen as Virgil Ortiz of Laguna Pueblo speaks at the Anti-Redskins protest rally on October 11, 2014. Ortiz is an Professor at Arizona State University.
5. Suicide on Reservations and the Need for More Studies
“There are many warning signs we have to look out for, like people talking about taking their own lives.”
At the Jackson County Courthouse (shown here), in Kadoka, South Dakota, officials are preparing to open a satellite early-voting office for the town of Wanblee, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Similar activities are underway in the courthouse of South Dakota’s Dewey County.
Spokane Tribal Chairman Rudy Peone will compete this weekend in an extreme obstacle race to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
Could a Democrat steal a win in Idaho? If enough people vote for independent and Tea Party candidates, then, well, yes. A.J. Balukoff is challenging Republican Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter.
“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.