1. Videos: Cherokee Elders Tell Halloween Tales, Part 3
Cherokee Elder Joe Grayson tells a Halloween tale.
2. The Truth About Our Origins Will Set Us All Free
3. Video: Spooky Space Songs Lend Ghostly Howl to Halloween
Ghostly space sounds from NASA set the tone for a hair-raising Halloween.
4. Alaska Senate Race Is a Test of Policy (Not Character)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, shops at Alaska Federation of Natives convention last week. Election dolls with messages of support for candidates and ballot measures. The AFN board endorsed Sen. Mark Begich for re-election. (The dolls are sold by Ursla Irvin from Chevak, Alaska.)
5. Judge Denies Lawyers, Juveniles Will Be Tried As Adults in ABQ Murders
Courtesy Albuquerque Police Department
A judge on Wednesday denied the two juveniles accused in the fatal beating of two Navajo homeless men in Albuquerque to have all non-felony charges tried in juvenile court.
6. Indigenous Leaders Caution Against Racist Assumptions in Wake of Ottawa Shooting
People gather around the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial as they mourn the loss of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the army reservist who was shot dead as he stood guard at the memorial on October 22. He was buried in Hamilton, Ontario, with full honors on Tuesday October 28.
7. Impressive Speakers Planned for Sunday’s Redskins Protest
Protesters hold up signs during a Redskins protest last year in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
8. How Sacred Objects Heal: A Tlingit’s Journey, Part II
Courtesy Barbara Searls and Freda Westman
The author’s mother, Phoebe Ward Hopper, wearing the button blanket and headband she made herself and wore to the annual ANS/ANB conventions in Alaska. Unfortunately, the front of the headband with the eagle design is not visible. (Courtesy Barbara Searls and Freda Westman)
9. Sun Says Happy Halloween With Big Jack-o-Lantern Face
10. Russia Prevented Indigenous Leaders From Going to World Conference
11. Video: Halloween Costume Tips from American University Queers and Allies
American University Queers and Allies offer appropriate Halloween costume tips.
12. The Perils of Culturally Appropriative Halloween Costumes
13. Kansas City Chiefs QB Tyler Bray:Great to ‘Represent as a Minority in NFL’
QB Tyler Bray shows kids football drills at the Sports Pavilion on October 28 in Lawrence, Kansas as part of NFL Play 60 and Indian Health Service Haskell Diabetes Prevention Program.
14. 17 Redface Costumes You Can Buy: Walmart Really, Really Doesn’t Get It
15. Save Our Children, Save Ourselves
16. Oneida Indian Nation to Honor Veterans in 14th Annual Ceremony