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1. The WCIP and Political Equality Between Nations and States

2. U.N. World Conference on Indigenous Peoples Kicks Off on Eve of Climate Summit

Theresa Braine
Indigenous Peoples at the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City, on eve of World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

3. Cherokee Student Leading 25,000-Member Oklahoma FFA

Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Citizen Garrett Reed, 19, serves as the Oklahoma FFA president.

4. Mexica Dancers Share Ancient Traditions and Re-Educate in Northern Pow-Wows

Members of Yayauhki Tezcatlipoca, are sharing their ancient traditions at pow wows throughout the northeast and hoping to correct some erroneous views of their culture and beliefs.

5. 400K Take to the Streets of Manhattan for Climate Change

6. Addicted and

Alienated, This Artist Painted Herself out of a Corner [Video, Photos]

7. Has Global Warming Finally Become the Reason to Vote?

Courtesy Shadia Fayne Wood/Peoples Climate March NYC
More than 310,000 people march to send world leaders a message that it’s past time to take action on climate change. Is there an opportunity to make this an election issue? This week the United Nations begins a summit of world leaders to propose a “framework” for solutions.

8. Mike Tyson Featured in TV Ad for Turning Stone Resort Casino, Calls Resort a ‘Knockout’

9. Biggest Climate March in History a Watershed Moment for Indigenous Peoples

Theresa Braine
Indigenous Environmental Network leader Thomas Goldtooth, Activist Melina Labouca-Massimo and other Indigenous Peoples begin the People’s Climate March in New York City on September 21.

10. A Native American Prayer

Students were working on school project when stung

1. UN Indigenous Conference: Big Meeting, Small Outcome?

2. Turning Stone Resort Casino Is New York’s Premiere Poker Destination

3. ‘You Try to Live Like Me’ – Looking to Understand ABQ’s Homeless Natives

Nick Estes
Albuquerque’s Native homeless and poor face constant harassment and
violence from the community and police.

4. Red Lake Officials to Hold Rare Meeting with Bemidji City Council and Mayor

Courtesy Michael Meuers
The Chairman, the Commissioner, and the Mayor meet. Red Lake
Chairman Darrell G. Seki, Sr., invited Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht to a
luncheon meeting in July. They were joined by Beltrami County
Commissioner Tim Sumner.

5. Lumbee Could Decide NC Senate Race– Tribe Ignored in Recent Debate

C-SPAN screen capture
Speaker Thom Tillis and incumbent Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) recently
held their state debate where neither candidate mentioned the Lumbee
Tribe – the Lumbee however could sway the elections enough with
58,000 members.

6. Born Fighter: Lumbee Student and Martial Artist Vincea Locklear

James Locklear
Born three months early, Vincea Locklear was not expected to walk.
Now she is at the top of her division in martial arts.

7. FCC Chairman Rips Redskins’ Name; Broadcasters Discuss Banning It

Associated Press
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler

8. Pow Wow Weekend Planner September 12-14

9. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Restoring a Watershed One Community at a Time

10. Photo: Rescued Golden Eagle Set to Fully Recover

11. Yosemite Wildfire Halfway Contained After Burgeoning From 19 to 2,600 Acres in One Day

Michael Frye/Associated Press
A wildfire burns next to Half Dome in Yosemite National Park.

12. Funny Horoscopes From the Rez: Sagittarius Needs a Sundance and a Valium

“Mars and Orion over Monument Valley.” Source:

13. All-Star Native Cast Begins Filming ‘Te Ata': Greene, Kilcher, Birmingham

Graham Greene, Q’orianka Kilcher and Gil Birmingham.

14. Sherman Alexie: Ban My Book, Please! [Video]