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Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn sat with a panel from ICTMN in September while in New York.
Courtesy Troy Heinert
In the upcoming South Dakota legislative session, beginning in January, newly elected South Dakota State Senator Troy Heinert, Rosebud Sioux, will be wrangling measures to improve life for Natives and others throughout the state. Heinert, formerly in the South Dakota House, is shown here at his day job as a rodeo pick-up man.
Photo: Teresa S. Thompson
Actor Jeremiah Bitsui accepts his award for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series at 2014 Red Nation Film Festival. Photo: Teresa S. Thompson.
Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council President Cyril Scott, in aqua shirt, at the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City.
AP Photo/Karen Schwartz
This August 2012 photo shows heads at Rano Raraku, the quarry on Easter Island. The sculptures have bodies attached, but they are buried under the dirt and not visible. About 400 moai are here in various stages of carving. A new study indicates that Native Americans visited Easter Island before Columbus sailed to the Americas.
If northeastern Turtle Island gets a break in the clouds, its inhabitants could see 15 to 20 meteors per hour emanating from the head of Leo the Lion after midnight.
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Chairman Bob Hicks at the First Americans in the Arts awards ceremony in the early 2000s, with Dawn Jackson, the organization’s vice chair. Image source: dreammerchantstudio.com/pages/Events/CINEFAITA.htm
Louis Riel’s grave in Manitoba
Cherokee Elder Eli Sequiche tells a Halloween tale.
AP Photo/Richard Lipski
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder waves to fans before an NFL football preseason game against the New England Patriots in Landover, Md., Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)
3. Cherokee Nation Opens One-Stop Office in Sallisaw
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
The Sequoyah Building, a former bank located at 100 E. Choctaw Ave. in downtown Sallisaw, now serves as the Cherokee Nation tag office, ICW, career services and commerce satellite offices.
Courtesy Jesse Short Bull
GOTV driver Cedric Goodman Jr. (right) delivers elder Timothy He Crow to the polls.
Not one but three meteor showers are due in November, the north and south Taurids, which are faint, and the famed Leonids, which any year has the potential to be a blockbuster.
Artist John Huerta’s paintings reflect popular culture and the memories of all of the women he has lost in his life, including his mother, his sister, and his grandmother.
Jordin Tootoo, 31, is the first Inuk to play in the NHL
Haskell Indian Nations University students produced their own take on Native Vote campaign posters. Brian Johnson produced this poster with model Charmayne Eldrige. Both students are from the Navajo Nation. As the election nears, tribes and organizations are using a variety of strategies to make sure every vote counts.
Cherokee Elder Joe Grayson tells a Halloween tale.
Ghostly space sounds from NASA set the tone for a hair-raising Halloween.
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.)
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.
Justin Tang, AP
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.
Protesters hold up signs during a Redskins protest last year in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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)
American University Queers and Allies offer appropriate Halloween costume tips.
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.
Armed RCMP officers approach Centre Block on Parliament Hilll following a shooting incident in Ottawa October 22, 2014.
A typical partial solar eclipse.
University of Louisville
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)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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.
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
Courtesy New Mexico Legislature
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.”
Alejandrino Gonzalez/AP Photo
Iguala Mayor Jose Luis Abarca and his wife, Maria de los Angeles Pineda, meet with Guerrero state officials in Chilpancingo, Mexico, in May. He is wanted for questioning in the student disappearances.
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Pleased to meet you: One of 38 female bison that were brought to the Cherokee Nation on Thursday October 9, 2014, the first bison to set foot on the tribe’s land in more than 40 years.
Omaha Nation High School
NASA, ESA, H. Teplitz and M. Rafelski (IPAC/Caltech), A. Koekemoer (STScI), R. Windhorst (Arizona State University), and Z. Levay (STScI)
A multiplicity of galaxies that were revealed over the course of multiple exposures by the Hubble Telescope.