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1. Saving Lives One Defibrillator at a Time

2. Kirkpatrick Announces $5 Million Transportation Grant For Navajo Nation

3. Pow Wow Dance Style Origins: Men’s Fancy Dance, Part 4

Ken Rahaim, Smithsonian Institution

4. NDN Food Porn, Anyone? 10 Delicious Frybread Photos

5. Native Skateboarders! ‘Ramp it Up’ Exhibit Draws Big Crowds

Courtesy Dustinn Craig (White Mountain Apache/Navajo)
4-Wheel Warpony skateboarders, 2008. From left to right, White Mountain Apache skaters Armonyo Hume, Jess Michael Smith, Aloysius Henry, Ronnie Altaha and Lee Nash. The skate team was founded by award-winning filmmaker Dustinn Craig (White Mountain Apache/Navajo), who got his start making skateboarding videos in Arizona.

6. Women in the War on ISIL

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Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri, 35, is a squadron commander in UAE Air Force (UAEAF), piloting an F-16 Block 60 fighter jet likely among those dropping munitions this week in coordinated attacks against Islamic State strongholds near Raqqa, Aleppo and Idlib.

7. A Letter to Obama For Signing the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

8. World Conference Outcome Document: States Win

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Tadodaho Sid Hill, Chief of the Onondaga Nation, delivers the ceremonial welcome to participants at the opening of the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

9. Holding the U.S. Accountable for Funds Held in Trust

10. Penny Gamble-Williams & IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas


1. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Airs R-Word Segment, Debunks WashPo Report

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Simon Moya-Smith shakes fellow debater, Kelli O’Dell’s hand during the interview.

2. Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia Wows With Healing Pow Wow

3. Attorney General Holder to Step Down After 6 Years

President Obama: “Eric haws done a superb job.”

4. Navajo Nation Signs Historic $554 Million Settlement With Interior Over Mismanaged Trust Funds

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Navajo officials begin the signing ceremony on the historic $554 million settlement with the U.S. Department of the Interior in Window Rock.

5. Video: President Barack Obama Addresses the United Nations on Climate Change

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President Barack Obama addresses the United Nations on climate change, calling it the biggest threat of our time.

6. 20 Native Guy Problems: Grandmas, War Ponies, Facial Hair and More

7. People of the Hemp, Part 1: Losing Land, Culture, Tradition

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Randy Wegerski, a 4-year-old Tuscarora boy, is shown on the picket line as the Tuscarora people block a state survey of their reservation in Niagara Falls, New York, on April 18, 1958. The disputed land was seized by the state for a power project.

8. Pow Wow Dance Style Origins: Jingle Dress Dance, Part 3

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Jingle Dress Dancer Selena Jackson of Winslow, Ariz., performs during the 43rd Annual Diné College Powwow in Tsaile, Ariz., on Saturday night, April 13, 2013.

9. Tribes Get copy1.3 Million in Federal Grants to Combat Chronic Disease

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10. Navajo Nation’s $554m Settlement Streaming Live

11. Willie, Neil Young, and Me: Frank Waln Takes the Stage With Legends on Saturday

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Willie Nelson and Neil Young, shown here performing at Farm Aid 2012 in Hershey, Pennsylvania, will be joined by Lakota rapper Frank Waln on Saturday at a concert protesting the Keystone XL pipeline. (Rex Features via AP Images; courtesy Frank Waln)

12. Indigenous Philanthropy Forms a Brooklyn Footnote to WCIP and Climate Week

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Onondaga Chief Oren Lyons poses with 2014 Wisdom Fellowship Award winner Tarcila Rivera Zea, Quechua activist in Ayacucho, Peru, at the World Summit on Indigenous Philanthropy. Lyons received the same award in 2012.

13. Congress Does Right Thing! Gets IRS Away From Tribal Governments


1. Grab a Can of Diet Racism, the Drink for Racists who Think They’re Not

2. Bringing Back the Bison: Tribes and First Nations Sign Historic Treaty

3. The 11 Best Moments From South Park’s Anti-Redskins Season Premiere

CEO Cartman says that “pissing on public opinion is what the Washington Redskins are all about!”

4. Video: Designing for People and Place

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A new way of life through sustainable housing is coming to Pine Ridge.

5. From Tipis to 21st Century Lakota Architecture

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A local college student works from architectural plans for the new community at Thunder Valley.

6. Longtime Native Voice for Women’s Rights, Deer, Speechless With Recent Honor

Sarah Deer: “Victims are not empowered through the judicial system.”

7. Oglala VP: ‘Our Civil Rights Are Being Violated’

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Tom Poor Bear, Oglala Sioux Nation vice president, is lead plaintiff in a new voting rights lawsuit.

8. Have We Seen the Last of Longmire’s Officer Mathias? A Chat With Zahn McClarnon

Zahn McClarnon as Tribal police officer Mathias on the abruptly-canceled series ‘Longmire’

9. How to Recognize the Six Main Dance Styles at a Pow Wow, Part 2: Grass Dance

Smithsonian Institution, Kristine Brumley
Grass Dancer, National Pow Wow 2005

10. What Did Indigenous Peoples Get Out of the World Conference?

Theresa Braine

11. Indians, the IRS & Congress: Unlikely Partners Making Progress


1. Native Vote Challenge Is New Spin on Social Media; It’s Time to Make Some Great Videos

This is Native Vote Action Week. Activities range from student registration on Arizona campuses to Native vote rallies in Montana. National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby released a “challenge” for every Native American to register and vote.

2. Presley LaFountain Lives for his Art, the Art That Keeps Him Alive

3. ‘I Pretend for a Living, but You Do Not': Leonardo DiCaprio Speaks Bluntly at the U.N.

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Leonardo DiCaprio speaks to world leaders at the United Nations Climate Summit on September 23, 2014.

4. How to Recognize the Six Main Dance Styles at a Pow Wow, Part 1: Fancy Shawl Dance

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Fancy shawl dancer Jessa Calderon, Tongva/Chumash/Shoshone/Mexica, dances during the Children of Many Colors Powwow

5. Cherokee Nation Opens First-Ever Tulsa Career Services Office

Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and the Career Services team cut the ribbon on the team’s new Tulsa office, with Jim Igaria of the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce (front left) and Tribal Councilor Curtis Snell (back left).

6. Miami Dolphins Stadium Built on Top of Native American Remains

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7. Say Thanks to Elouise Cobell

8. Rewriting History… For the Better, This Time

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9. U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to Host Listening Session at Reservation Economic Summit

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee Wisconsin will host the RES on October 6-9, 2014.

10. Killing Convicts Is a Vile Superstition

11. Mohawk Player Is National Lacrosse League’s MVP

Courtesy Graig Abel
Cody Jamieson, beside NLL commissioner George Daniel, won NLL’s Most Valuable Player

12. Gabriel Galanda Receives WSBA Excellence in Diversity Award

13. 4 Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

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Cheyenne River Youth Project kids stretch out last year during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

14. Taos Pueblo Selected No. 2 ‘Best Native American Experience’ by USA Today’s Readers

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Adobe dwellings at the Taos Pueblo in Taos, New Mexico.
Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/24/taos-pueblo-selected-no-2-best-native-american-experience-usa-todays-readers-157022

1. Red Lake Capitol Construction Ahead of Schedule

Courtesy Michael Meuers
Long shot of the Government Center

2. Reclaiming Our Children Through Food

3. Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Celebrate 19th Pow Wow

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4. Fighting the Plague of Diabetes in Indian Country

5. Top 12 Tweets of the Week

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6. Indigenous Peoples Essential to Climate Movement, March Organizers Say

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The ‘anti-Beiber’ Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, 14-year-old indigenous rapper from Boulder, spoke at the People’s Climate March kickoff event in New York City on September 19.

7. Federal Recognition and Unratified Treaties

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The North Fork Rancheria has this image of local unratified treaties on their website.

8. Native Humor: 20 Signs She May Be ‘Too Rez’ for You, Bro

Irene Bedard as Suzy Song in ‘Smoke Signals.’

1. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Collaborating for Sustainable Environmental and Social Change

2. Native America Is at a Crossroads; Time for a New Movement

3. The Search for Water, Dog Attacks and Death: My 100 Miles on The Long Walk

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I had the road to myself…other than the occasional speeding train down the parallel railroad.

4. A Tale of Two Contacts: The Government Approach to Isolated Peoples

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Mashco Piros photographed on bank of Madre de Dios River in December 2011, days before Shaco Flores was killed by a Mashco-Piro bowman.

5. Native Farmers Band Together to Distribute Remaining $380M of Keepseagle

6. NFL Player Gave Up Career to Save Brother’s Life

University of Maryland Medical Center
Former Ravens Player Ma’ake Kemoeatu (right) donated his kidney to his brother Chris Kemoeatu (left), who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

7. Preparation for Chickasaw’s Annual Meeting, Festival 5K and Fun Walk Is Underway

8. NHL Arena Named After Gila River Indian Community

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Called the Jobing.com Arena since 2006, the arena will now officially be called the Gila River Arena.

9. Native Humor: 20 Signs She May Be ‘Too Rez’ for You, Bro

Irene Bedard as Suzy Song in ‘Smoke Signals.’

10. Native Leaders Applaud Passage of Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act

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U.S. Capitol building, where the Tribal General Welfare Act of 2013 was passed this week, exempting tribal members from taxes on welfare and other benefits, on par with states.

11. ATCR Tells Museum: We Won’t Play Until You Use the Word ‘Genocide’

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A Tribe Called Red on stage in Belfort, France. Photo by DJ Budda Blaze.

12. Native American Poetry


1. Indian National Rodeo Finals Launches Health Campaign; Declares Diabetes

Awareness Day

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The INFR Diabetes Benefit and Fashion Show is just one of the events that is
part of the campaign to promote diabetes awareness. The model is wearing a
Red Lightning Couture outfit.

2. Are Second-Round Payments for Cobell Coming Soon?

3. Treaties, Ceded Lands, and Recognition

4. Photos: The Akwesasne International Powwow in Cornwall Island, Ontario, Canada

5. Video: People’s Climate March Lays Out the Science, Dovetailing With

Traditional Knowledge

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Big Blue Marble or Big Doomed Marble? Time is running out to do something
about climate change, and here’s why.

6. Salmon Homecoming Dedicated to Life and Memory of Billy Frank Jr.

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Billy Frank Jr. is seen here in January 2014.

7. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Opening Immigrants’ Eyes to Environmental Health in

American Homes

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ECOSS Staff member Sophorn Sim at an Indoor Air event.

8. Raza-Blue sky