Archives For Science


1. A Claimed Right of Reduction and the United Nations

2. Frank Paiz: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Governor Frank Paiz, Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.

3. ‘Walking in Their Shoes’ Métis Artist Christi Belcourt Wins Major Award for Works

Hyungchoel Park/New Sun Conference on Aboriginal Arts, Carleton University
Christi Belcourt, Métis artist and winner of the 2014 Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts Award.

4. World Lacrosse Championship Player Profile: Jeremy Thompson

5. 4 Ways Pow Wow Regalia Has Changed Throughout the Years

Photo courtesy of the KQ Designs Custom Beadwork
The regalia for Women’s Northern Traditional, the oldest style of women’s dance, is updated
with modern patterns and bead colors.

6. Video: July Heralds Supermoon Summer, With First of Three Giant Full Moons

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The three supermoons of summer will give us spring tides.

7. Leaders Convene to Improve Life for Spirit Lake’s Sacred Children

8. Whoopi to Redskins Controversy Denier: ‘Spoken Like a True White Guy’

9. This Man Has to Be Aquaman in Next Superman Film. He Just Has To!

Source: Lionsgate Films
Jason Momoa as ‘Conan the Barbarian’ in the 2011 film adaptation of the Marvel Comics title.

10. Native American Music/ Ly-o-lay-ale-loya

 


1. How to Claim Tax-Free Tribal Benefits From IRS

2. Robert Wayne Flying Hawk: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Courtesy Yankton Sioux Tribe
Robert Wayne Flying Hawk, chairman, Ihanktonwan Nation (Yankton Sioux Tribe)

3. The Debate Over Disenrollment

Courtesy of Rick Cuevas
More than 100 disenrolled Pechanga Indians gathered in a prayer circle. According to
Rick Cuevas, a disenrolled member of the tribe, “a splinter group has stolen the tribe and
its heritage and is passing as the tribe.” He has been blogging about disenrollment by his
tribe and others at OriginalPechanga.com since 2007, though Pechangadisenrollments
first began in 2002.

4. Jupiter Slips Away as New Moon Whispers, and Milky Way Reigns

NASA
Artist’s rendering of the outer solar system.

5. Hawaiian Sovereignty 101: The Growing Fight for Native Independence

Courtesy Wesleyan University
J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, Associate Professor of American Studies and Anthropology at
Wesleyan University

6. Journey to Augusta National Golf Club and The Masters Tournament Starts for Kids

7. Reclaiming the Sacred Black Hills

8. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, IHS Reach Landmark Contract Settlement

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is a non-profit health organization managed
by Alaska Native tribal governments and their regional health organizations. The
Consortium was created in 1997 to provide statewide Native health services.

9. Ways that Weatherization Works: Climate Justice Through Revitalization

via Environmental Protection Agency
Weatherizing a structure can help in climate change.

10. 10 Ways to Show Your Native Pride

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1. ‘Blueprint for a Better Navajo Nation’ – A Push for a Brighter Tomorrow

Wikimedia commons
Navajo Nation Council chambers

2. Navajo Nation Fire Nearly Contained; Photos From the Flames

3. ‘King of the Missions’ Hosts Vibrant Powwow

Diego James Robles
Standing Rock Sioux grass dancer Michael Cadotte dances during an inter-tribal, in Oceanside, Calif., on Saturday afternoon, June 14, 2014.

4. 5 Ways to Make Gardening With Kids Easy and Educational

Darla Antoine
Darla Antoine’s son Cuen holds a basket of strawberries he helped pick.

5. Social Media Platform Targets Indian Casinos

Greentube Pro
Greentube Pro helps land-based casinos enhance player retention and boost new player acquisition through the Internet.

6. Khloe Kardashian Disrespects Native Culture For North West’s B’day Party

Source: instagram.com/khloekardashian
Caption from Instagram: ‘Ray of clouds. Chirping of birds. Gurgling of water. Granting desire. One with water. Kidchella my first Coachella!!!’

7. AIANTA and Southeast Tourism Society Bring Tribal Tourism to Washington, D.C.

8. Natural Pain Relief: 9 Alternatives to Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen or Aspirin

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9. Video: Humbling, Dizzying Planetary 360-Degree Panorama Time Lapse Photos of Infinity

Vincent Brady via YouTube
Inside the double arch.

10. Native American Athletes

11. Native Athletes in Action

12. The History of Lacrosse


1. The Dangerous Dissent in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community

2. Therapists Must Recognize and Treat Historical Trauma

3. 5 Native Athletes You Should Follow Now on Twitter

4. Summer Solstice: Turtle Island Showered With Sunshine on Year’s Longest Day

via Stanford Solar Center
The solstice sun peeks above the summit of Medicine Mountain, its rays aligned with the spokes of the
Bighorn Medicine Wheel, built hundreds of years ago by the Plains Indians and used for ceremonies even to this day.

5. Speaking of Languages: Educators Back Native American Language Bills

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
William Mendoza, Oglala-Sicangu Lakota, executive director of the White House Initiative on
Indian and Alaska Native Education, said there are only 375,000 American Indian language
speakers remaining in the U.S. Lillian Sparks Robinson Rosebud Sioux Tribe, commissioner
for the Administration for Native Americans, said the agency expected in 2014 to fund 20 percent
of Esther Martinez Initiative grant applications and 16 percent of Native American Language
Preservation and Maintenance Program applications.

6. Aboriginal Awareness Day: First Nations Urge Canadians to Celebrate Indigenous Contributions

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

7. Aboriginal Awareness Day Celebrated Across Canada

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

8. White House Recap: The President’s Historic Visit to Indian Country

9. Aboriginal Art and Music

10. Aboriginal Dance 1

11. Aboriginal Dances 2

12. Aboriginal Dance 3

13. Didgeridoo Dreaming – 4.0 – 8.0 Theta Isochronic Tones For Lucid Dreaming

14. Why Is It Ok That Aboriginal Women Are Missing?

15. Trending in Indian Country: #PrezRezVisit Gained National Attention

Suzette Brewer
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visit Cannonball, North Dakota.

1. Native Americans Living in Desperate Poverty

2. Why Die?! High Teen Suicide Rate in Native American Reservations – RT 100317

3. Indian Country Prepares for Obama Visit to Standing Rock, as Chairman Dismisses Criticism

Courtesy Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II (right) and Tribal External Affairs Director Steve Sitting Bear (left) displaying a flag made by children at Cannon Ball Elementary School as a gift for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

4. A Strange Case of Genocide Denied

5. Cliff Matias Captures the Rhythm and Energy of Dance at 20th Annual Gateway to Nations Pow Wow

6. Toast Full, Champagne-Colored Honey Moon on Friday the 13th, Then Take Cover

Stephen Rahn/Flickr via Universetoday.com
Strawberry or honey? You decide. The plump full moon rises over Georgia in June 2013.

7. HUD: $70 Million Available for Tribes to Improve Housing, Address Mold Removal

8. NCAI Applauds President Obama’s Historic Visit to Indian Country

9. Snyder Tells NBC’s Al Michaels Name Will Change ‘Over My Dead Body’

Associated Press
Al Michaels

10. Epic Paskenta Dispute Continues, Despite BIA Cease and Desist Letter

Heavily armed guards outside the Paskenta Tribe’s Rolling Hills Casino in Corning, California.

11. Snow Where You’re Going: Trace Ancient Inuit Trails With Interactive Atlas

PanInuitTrails.org
A screenshot of the Pan Inuit Trails Atlas.

12. Prison Survey Reveals Cultural Needs and Benefits

Jack McNeel
Winona Stevens, a Ho-Chunk member and program manager of United Indians of all Tribes

13. Alleged Sexual Predator Impersonated Kiowa Gordon; Actor Is ‘Deeply Saddened’

Source: Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, via Des Moines Register; Sundance TV.
Any resemblance? 33-year-old David LaVera, left, is accused of abducting a teenage girl in Iowa. He had convinced her, and others, that he was 24-year-old actor Kiowa Gordon.

14. It’s Never Easy: Getting a College Diploma in Today’s America

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15. Heitkamp: President’s Visit Turns Nation’s Attention to First Americans

AP Photo

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1) Science Today- Breaking science news from around the world

2) Extreme Weather Around The World:New Ice Age Begins in 2014

3) ALERT NEWS Strange New Moon Occurrences in 2014

4) May 30 2014 Breaking News Weather weapons existed over 15 years testified USA Secretary Defense

5) Earth Changing End Time Signs & Events 2014-2015: Prophecy Has Begun

6) Newborns exposed to dirt, dander, germs may have lower allergy, asthma risk

7) First 3-D pterosaur eggs found with their parents

8) DNA from skull links Ice Age girl to Native Americans alive today

Underwater archaeologists

9) Obama Held a Kids’ Science Fair Today

Image The White House

10) How Did the Moon Really Form?

Wham! The moon may have formed mostly from the remains of an ancient impactor, but why, then, is it so chemically similar to Earth?

11) Scientists discover ‘blonde gene’

Scarlett Johansson: Is she or isn't she? A new study shows what it takes to be a true Nordic blonde.

12) Scientists achieve quantum teleportation breakthrough that could prove Einstein wrong

14) The World Science Festival Continues Through the Weekend, Watch Today’s Events Live Right Here

Let science be your date tonight.
World Science Festival

1. Xolo Q1200 launched for Rs 13,999

Xolo Q1200

2. M-Theory & String Theory [Full Documentary]

3.  Next Future Terrifying Technology Will Blow Your Mind

4. Planet Earth 100 Million Years In The Future – What will happen to our world? – HD Full Documentary

5. Future Technology: Cars (Modern Marvel Documentary)

6. Technology introduced in 2013

7.Stuff They Don’t Want You to Know – The Thorium

 

8. Future Aircraft Technology Will Blow your Mind – 2014

9. America Building Robots Army for Future | New Documentary

10. “Future SpaceTravel technologies” [2014 Documentary]


1. Put Down the Peace Pipe and Step Out of the Costumes

2. Cherokee Nation Honors Three Veterans in May

Courtesy Cherokee Nation
(L to R) Cherokee Nation Veterans Center Manager Dr. Ricky Robinson, Tribal Councilors Curtis Snell and Jodie Fishinghawk, military veteran John Blackwood, Principal Chief Bill John Baker, Tribal Councilor Frankie Hargis and Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden.

3. Memorial Day Tribute: American Indian Warriors Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice in War

Lynwood Lord/Thinkstock

4. CRYP to Kick-Off Midnight Basketball Tourney and Summer Wellness Program

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5. Photo Gallery: 20 Memorials to Native Americans

6. Spectacular Pre-Dawn Sight: Lovers Reunite as Moon and Venus Snuggle Closer Than Ever

NADER DAOUD, AP
Crescent moon and Venus in a configuration similar to the striking sight set for the pre-dawn hours

7. 12 Names to Be Added to Memorial During Grand Ronde Observance

Courtesy grandronde.org
West Valley Veterans’ Memorial

8. State of Minnesota Honors Native American Veterans

Forum News Service photo by Don Davis

9. Gary Sinise Honors Veterans at National Memorial Day Concert

10. The Highground Veterans Memorial Park – National Native American Vietnam Veterans Tribute


1. VA Scandals, IHS Funding, and Shinseki’s Job

2. Honoring the Native WWI Doughboy on Memorial Day in Michigan

Courtesy Linze Ritter
The sixth bronze life-size statute, back left, of a World War I Native American Doughboy will be the center of a dedication ceremony on Memorial Day beginning at 11 a.m. at Coleman Veterans Memorial in Coleman, Michigan.

3. Obama Designates Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument

Mike Groves/OrganMountains.org
Organ Mountains

4. Cherokee Nation Honors Fallen Soldiers for Memorial Day

5. Cascading Stars May Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend in New Meteor Shower

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A never-before-seen meteor shower, the Camelopardalids, emanate from a dim constellation of the same name—a giraffe in the vicinity of the North Star.

6. Chris Wondolowski Makes U.S. Team Heading to World Cup in Brazil

Associated Press
Chris Wondolowski is one of 23 players headed to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

7. ‘Unless We Interrupt Your Sports, You’re Not Paying Attention to Us’

8. This Memorial Day, Honor the Water, Remember the Fallen, and Protect the Mounds

FishHabitat.org
The Ohio River Water Walk is the third Nibi walk

9. Cherokee Nation Marshals Cross-Deputized for Claremore Indian Hospital

Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation Marshals Mike Roach, Shawnna Roach, Danny Tanner, Jess Anderson, Marshall Green, Vincent Smith and Jon Ketcher are sworn in by U.S. Marshal Clayton Johnson.

10. Inuit Furious as World Trade Organization Upholds European Union Seal Ban

Canadian Press
A typical Inuit seal hunt.

11. Native American Veterans — Veteran’s Day and Memorial Day

12. Vietnam Veterans Honor Song

13. Into the West – Part 1 (Wheel to the Stars)

14. Into the West – Part 2 (Manifest Destiny)


1. Oil and Gas: Spills up 18 percent in U.S. in 2013

2. Frogs’ immune systems weakened by chemicals, study finds

3. Toxic Plumes: The Dark Side of Silicon Valley

4. Getting Beyond Just Wheat, Corn and Rice

Some uncommon grains have environmental advantages that could be beneficial in a changing world. But making the uncommon common can be difficult.
Mature millet in field

5. ‘Cancer villages’ alert China to urgent water crisis

6. Treasure Island: The People of Tangier Their Life, Land and Heritage Could Wash Away

7. Trove Of Toxic Mercury Lurks In Arctic Sea Ice

Environment: Ice-core analysis shows more methylmercury will enter Arctic food chain as climate change speeds up ice melt
Photo of researchers sampling ice cores from an Artic sea-ice floe

8. Environment: Scientist Warn of Rising Oceans from Polar Melt

9. Wildfires: Southwest struggles to adapt to year-round fire season

Oklahoma firefighter

10. Safety debate eyes taming Bakken crude before it hits rails

Safety debate eyes taming Bakken crude before it hits rails Photo: SHANNON STAPLETON

11. Feds Reach Settlement Agreement To Recall Buckyballs

BUCKYBALLS

12. Children of Smoking Addicts More Likely to Become Heavy Smokers

The study is the first to give an intergenerational view of the impact a parent’s behavior has on children.

A person smokes a cigarette.

13. Woman, Sterile From Mom’s Pregnancy Drug at 25, Gets Mother’s Day Miracle Baby

PHOTO: Judith Helfand and her healthy baby girl Theodora, who arrived in April, 2014.

14. Mine Incident: Two deaths confirmed at Patriot Coal mine in Boone County, WV

Two miners killed in Patriot Coal mine in Boone County, WV