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1. Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People Episode 1

2. Cher – Half Breed

3. Native American Artist Series: Paul Rowley

4. Curley: ACLU Takes Wrong Turn Defending R-Word

5. Obama Names Lucaj to Board of Trustees for Culture and Arts

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Princess Daazhraii Lucaj was recently appointed to a position with the Obama Administration

6. From Football to Evening Gowns: 10 Year Old Royalty Wins Big

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An avid athlete, Nizhoni Ward plays football and basketball for local teams.

 

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7. Video: Cherokee Elder Ed Wilson Talks Swimming Holes and Pranks

Cherokee Elder Ed Wilson
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Cherokee Elder Ed Wilson reminisces about swimming holes, avoiding water moccasins, and the many pranks they used to play.

 

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8. Never Back Down From Racism

9. Well For Culture: Top 10 Fit Natives on Instagram

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From left, Thosh Collins, Chelsey Luger and Martin Sensmeier in Brooklyn, New York in July 2014.

 

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10. Full Circle: Plains Indians Exhibit Takes Top Billing at Metropolitan Museum of Art

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This buffalo-hide robe is covered in the exploits of at least two Lakota warriors and includes 60 figures depicted across 14 events. The exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, ‘The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky,’ runs through May 10. On loan from Musée du quai Branly, Paris.

1. Pomona College Powwow Honors the Ancestors, Tribal Homelands

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2. The Domination System in California

3. This Messy Congress Might Be Able to Actually Govern

Courtesy John Boehner’s Office
A new coalition? A group of Republicans working with Democrats could be good news for Indian Country in this Congress.

4. Video: Cherokee Elder Bennie Ross Talks Refrigeration and Being Neighborly

Cherokee Elder Bennie Ross
Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Elder Bennie Ross talks about growing up, how things were kept cold without a refrigerator and attending a one-room schoolhouse.

5. On the Front Lines: Diné Women Stand Firm Against Increased, Unfettered Oil Development

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Sarah Jane White, helping defend Navajo lands from virtually unregulated oil exploration, plays with her grandson.

6. Jailed in Mexico: Thousands of Indigenous Behind Bars Due to Language Barriers

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7. Native American message: “We are all related” (from Russell Means)

8. Red Crow: Native American Prophecy

9. Ah Nee Mah – Native Visions (A Native American Music Journey)

10. Native American Indians Spiritual Vocal Shamanic Music


1. Children of the Dust

2. White Feather

3. We Shall Remain – Trail of Tears

4. Gray Eagle

5. My Journey to Weight Loss Was Well Worth It

6. Statue of Chief Joseph Recommended for U.S. Capitol

7. Daylight Savings Time Could Someday Be Standard

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Despite debate about its efficacy, the advent of Daylight Savings Time brings with it the promise of spring.

8. Video: Choctaw Artist Dylan Cavin Shares the Story of His Art

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Choctaw Nation
This buffalo painting is one of Dylan Cavin’s.

9. 10 Photos From the Seminole Tribal Fair Pow Wow You Might Have Missed

10. Essay Winner Explains the Sacredness of Earning Eagle Feathers

Lesser Spotted Eagle Wikipedia
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Years ago, the feathers of spotted eagles were given—the spotted eagles were known as the solar bird, flying so high that they touched the heavens.

11. Truly Sacred: Ethereally Beautiful Moonrise Over Yellowstone

12. Two High Schools Refuse to Play Opponent Named ‘Redskins’

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The Lancaster High School ‘Redskins’ will face neither Akron or Lake Shore high schools on the field due to its nickname, which is a dictionary-defined racial slur.

1. It’s Time to Bring Home Jim Thorpe

2. Video: Hoopa Home Chef Cooks Up Holiday Stuffing

Hoopa Home Chef Holiday Stuffing
Hoopa Home Chef Meagen Baldy toasts some croutons to make holiday stuffing.

3. Winter Solstice: Welcoming the Return of the Light Across Turtle Island

A cup-shaped moon heralds the winter solstice, and storytelling season begins.

4. A Decorated Veteran With the Heart of a Teacher and the Eyes of Geronimo

Michael Cano, with his wife, is the great-grandson of Geronimo, a Vietnam War veteran, and professor at the University of La Verne. He was recently named the 2014 67th Assembly District Veteran of the Year.

5. Domestic Violence: The Moment You Realize That Enough Is Enough

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It’s not so much a lightbulb but an aurora borealis of an epiphany when you realize you cannot go on like this, and it’s time to leave the abuser.

6. 9 Top Sports Moments From 2014 in Indian Country

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Shoni Schimmel is crowned WNBA All-Star MVP 2014.

7. Paulette Jordan: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

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Paulette Jordan, a member of the Idaho House of Representatives.

8. Study: Transplanted Yellowstone herd is genetically diverse


1. Politics Playing Out in the NM Environment

2. The Complex Relationships Between Nations States and Indigenous Nations

Maasai Eastern Serengeti
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A Maasai man in the Eastern Serengeti.

3. Vernon Miller: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

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Vernon Miller, chairman of the Omaha Tribe, taking part in the Ambassadors Program conducted by Americans for Indian Opportunity. Washington, D.C., September 2010.

4. Geminid Meteor Shower Jazzes Up Holiday Skies

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It’s that time of year again, already. The Geminids are here to kick off the holiday season in sparkly style.

5. Debra Haaland Announces Bid for NM Party Chair

6. Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s Gaming Enterprise Announces New CEO

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Casino del Sol’s Kimberly Van Amburg.

7. Native American Jana Mashonee Christmas Music

8. Native American Christmas


1. Get the Politicians Out of Immigration Reform

2. BIA Head Kevin Washburn Speaks to ICTMN About Bay Mills and the Need to Resolve Water Rights

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Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn sat with a panel from ICTMN in September while in New York.

3. South Dakota Native Election Victories—And What They Say About 2016

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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.

4. And the Awards Went to: Screen Natives Honored at Red Nation 2014

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Actor Jeremiah Bitsui accepts his award for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series at 2014 Red Nation Film Festival. Photo: Teresa S. Thompson.

5. Rosebud Sioux Tribe Calls House Keystone XL Passage an ‘Act of War,’ Vows Legal Action

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Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council President Cyril Scott, in aqua shirt, at the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City.

6. New Study Shows Native Americans Traveled to Easter Island Before European Contact

Easter Island Moai
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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.

7. Choctaw Corruption Case Continues

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8. Will They or Won’t They? Leonid Meteors Could Sparkle or Fizzle

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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.

9. Bob Hicks, Pioneering Advocate for Natives in Hollywood, Walks On at 80

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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

10. Métis Hero Louis Riel Commemorated on Anniversary of Execution for Treason

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Louis Riel’s grave in Manitoba

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