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1. Christmas Trees Meet Native Art in Santa Fe

2. Thanksgiving, Hope and the Hidden Heart of Evil

Giving and giving thanks are simply Native beliefs. When asked to give, the Dakota say ‘Are we not Dakota and alive?’

3. Northwest Tribal Wetlands, Recycling Projects Benefit from $31.8 Million EPA Grants

4. Thanksgiving Hoop Tournaments Bring Grieving Communities Together

ICTMN archive photo

5. TV Personality Suzanne Roberts Gives $2 Million to Indian Health Programs

MICHAEL S. WIRTZ/Philadelphia Inquirer
Talk show host Suzanne Roberts was captivated by her work on the Navajo Nation 50 years ago. Today, at 93, she is donating $2 million to American Indian Health.

6. Rooney Mara’s Tiger Lily Could Not Be Less Native. That’s a Problem

Rooney Mara as Tiger Lily on the ‘Pan’ Poster released this week.

7. Tar Sands Opposition Unites Burnaby Leaders, First Nations, as 60 Arrested in B.C. Protests

Mark Klotz/flickr via
First Nations protesters on Burnaby Mountain

8. Purchase of Manhattan: Opera Tells History of Lenape and Dutch—Watch Clips Here

Purchase of Manhattan Church and Performers
Nora Varcho
The “Purchase of Manhattan” concert opera was held November 20 at Marble Collegiate Church. Pictured at the podiums, from left, are Alexandra Loutsion, Stephen Powell and Brent Michaels David.

9. 6 Thanksgiving Myths, Share Them With Someone You Know

St. Joseph's Indian School Mailings

10. Reparations for Indigenous Victims of Napalm and Atrocities in Brazil

Courtesy Agencia Publica

11. AMERIND Says Be Aware of 4 Risks When Cooking That Turkey Tomorrow

12. Connecting the Dots on Climate Change and Economic Development

Retro News Wednesday

November 26, 2014

1. ‘The 1904 Olympic Marathon May Have Been the Strangest Ever

In 1904, St. Louis hosted the Olympic Games as part of the World’s Fair—and produced a spectacle that incorporated all the mischief of the midway

2. Sybil: A Brilliant Hysteric?

Sybil: A Brilliant Hysteric?

3. Movie: The Phantom Planet

4. The Best Love Songs of the 60s

5. Retro-King Releases the “Tremtone” 5G9

6. Three Ghost Stories by Charles Dickens

7. All New Retro Christmas Online Website Launches Preserving the Vintage Classic Holiday

8. Retro Demonology (Demon Trappers)

9. 42 Incredibly Specific Online Vintage Shops For Your Every Need

10. ReTRo HouSeWiFe

1. New Governor Works With Citizens, Tribes to ‘Create a Vision for Alaska’

Lt. Gov-elect Byron Mallott, Tlingit, addressing citizens on Sunday as part of the new governor’s transition team.

2. Deputy Secretary Connor Outlines Land Buy-Back Program Accomplishments

Courtesy Department of the Interior
Mike Connor, deputy secretary of Interior

3. What I’m Thankful For

4. Book Review: ‘The Road Back to Sweetgrass’

Road Back to Sweetgrass

5. 300 California Native Americans Protest, Tell Redskins They’re ‘Not Your Mascot’

Courtesy Marc Dadigan
At the Change the Name: No Honor in Racism demonstration Sunday, Nov. 23, more than 300 demonstrators, representing dozens of tribes, joined in solidarity against Native American mascots and team names at the Santa Clara Civic Center, a few hundred yards from Levi’s Stadium where the San Francisco 49ers played the Washington professional football team.

6. Grievance Against Begaye Dismissed, Cleared for General Election Ballots

7. ‘Who Will Dan Snyder Bully Next?’ Asks New Change the Mascot Ad

Change the Mascot Dany Snyder Bully
A screenshot from a new Change the Mascot ad displays the word ‘BULLY’ before an image of a Washington team helmet and team owner Dan Snyder.

8. Video: Rural Communities, Wellsprings of Life, Besieged by Climate Change

The Story Group/National Climate Assessment/Vimeo
More than 90 percent of the U.S. is rural, yet just 20 percent of its people live in those areas. However, the changes there will have a profound impact on cities.

9. Sen. Begich Talks About Native American Heritage Month

Senator Mark Begich
Office of Sen. Mark Begich
Alaska Sen. Mark Begich has offered a statement for Native American Heritage Month.

10. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Cities on the Edge

A street in Detroit

11. Ole Miss Signs Choctaw Softball Standout
Ole Miss signs standout shortstop Hailey Lunderman, Choctaw, on November 25, 2014.

12. University of Utah’s Utes Mascot Has Been Proud Tradition Since 1972

The Salt Lake Tribune
Members of the Ute tribe sang and danced during halftime at the University of Utah’s basketball game on November 21, 2014.

13. New Compilation Rescues Native Folk, Rock and Country From the Vinyl Dustbin

14. Louie Gong’s ‘Inspired Natives’ Project Takes on Its Second Artist-Entrepreneur

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Heart Berry earrings by Sarah Agaton Howes, an Anishinaabe artist who has signed on with Louie Gong’s Inspired Natives project.

Tweet posted after Ferguson decision

1. Illustrator Skewers the Washington Team, Thanksgiving With Cover Art
The New Yorker’s December cover, illustrated by Bruce McCall, satirizes the Washington football team and Thanksgiving holiday.

2. Alaska Native Rapper Speaks Out Against Domestic Violence With ‘Wake Up’

3. From Briny Wastewater to Fracked Oil: Bakken Saturated With Spills, NYT Finds

AP Photo/Sarah Christianson
This July 15, 2014 aerial photo shows discolored vegetation, lower left, leading from a pipeline where an estimated 1 million gallons of saltwater spilled from an underground pipeline at Bear Den Bay along the Missouri River near Mandaree, N.D.

4. Suzan Shown Harjo Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom in White House Ceremony

The White House/YouTube
President Barack Obama places the Medal of Freedom, the U.S.’s highest civilian honor, around the neck of Suzan Shown Harjo on November 24, 2014.

5. Minneapolis Strip Club’s Tasteless Thanksgiving Ad Draws Planned Nov. 26 Protest

6. Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures Buys Oklahoma City Embassy Suites Hotel

Courtesy Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe has purchased the 236-room Embassy Suites Oklahoma City as part of its strategy to diversify its business holdings.

7. White House Blog Post: Responding to Sexual Violence in Indian Country

Evan Vucci/AP
Attorney General Eric Holder

8. Many of These 17 Thanksgiving Tweets Are Awful, Some Are Spot-On

Thanksgiving Tweet
Twitter user @karsonkeeney shared a photo of more holiday cultural appropriation.

9. BIA’s Ugly, 19th-Century Attitudes Toward Native Land Rights

10. ‘Wounded Knee: A Line in the Sand’: Documentary to Show Never Seen Footage

Kevin McKiernan Bear Runner Bad Cob Wounded Knee
Kevin McKiernan
Reporter Kevin McKiernan is pictured with Tom Bad Cob and Oscar Bear Runner during the 1973 occupation.

11. First Kitty Litter, Now a Typo? Santa Fe New Mexican Investigates LANL Radiation Leak

U.S. Department of Energy
Leaky, radioactive drums of nuclear waste.

12. The Yavapai-Apache Nation Is Protecting Its River and Its People

Courtesy Yavapai-Apache Nation
The Yavapai-Apache Nation uses gaming revenues from its Cliff Castle Casino-Hotel to develop its communities

13. Homicide, Suicide, Violence, Abuse and Neglect on the Rez

14. Internet Access Will Be a Game-Changer for Indian Country

15. The American Indian Hall of Fame Finds a New Home

via Facebook
The Loretto in Kansas City, Missouri, is the future site of the American Indian Center of the Great Plains.

16. Merida Guilty in Choctaw Corruption Case

Bidding preferences and overcharges went into building the Choctaw Casinos.

NFL Announces Katy Perry as Super Bowl Halftime Headliner

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1. Thanks for Kids Dinner Will Be a Celebration for All Ages

Cheyenne River Thanks for Kids Dinner Elders
Cheyenne River Youth Project
An image from a previous Thanks for Kids Dinner. This year will feature Learning Circles where elders can teach younger generations.

2. 10 Early Warning Signs of Domestic Violence

The National Network to End Domestic Violence has compiled a list of what red flags might pop up to indicate your partner is abusive, or can become so.

3. Domestic Violence: Every Ending Has a Beginning, and That’s a Good Place to Start Healing

Thinkstock/Benjamin Howell
Domestic abuse can be psychological and emotional as well as physical, and it often sneaks into a relationship, disguised as love—or a bad mood.

4. The Ring of Truth: Turning Stone Is Becoming a Mecca for Boxing

5. Outrage: Human Rights Violations Continue Around the World

Ecuador Oil Sludge
Oil sludge from one of the hundreds of waste pits that Texaco left in the Ecuadorean Amazon.

6. Ponka-We Victors: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Courtesy Scott Schwab

7. How Congress Made Environmentalists Public Enemy #1

8. National Center, DOE Partner in Minorities in Energy Initiative

9. Native American Heritage Month Family Day at Greenwich’s Bruce Museum

Native American Heritage Month Family Day at Greenwich's Bruce Museum

10. American Indian Heritage Month Quizzes and Crosswords

Hispanic Heritage Month