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Water-cleanup and related projects will get the lion’s share of some $10.4 million in grants going to Nevada and Southern California tribes.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina have passed a resolution prohibiting fracking on their sovereign lands.
Captain Jacobsen, a play that recently premiered in Berlin, is receiving mixed reviews some of which are calling it neo-racism.
Juliette Lewis’ handwritten farewell to Misty Upham, posted to Instagram.
Philip Whiteman, Jr. during one of his rides.
Steven Paul Judd
Poster art for the 2013 AIFF by Steven Paul Judd, featuring Will Sampson leading a who’s who of Native talent. Can you name all the others depicted here?
Nevada Indian Commission
Aloha Callac-Jones competed against 21 other women 50 years ago, and won the crown.
Miles, Jeremy and Jerome Thompson smile after allegedly signing contracts with Nike.
Courtesy Navajo Nation
Hector Vazquez was recently named executive chef for Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort
Dan Jolin/Associated Press
Ashley Akpik and the Tagiugmiut Dancers of Barrow perform an Inupiat dance at the opening of the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Anchorage, Alaska. Several thousand Alaska Natives from around the state are expected to attend the three-day event.
A coastal Washington cranberry bog.
“40 Under 40″ award recipients were honored at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee on October 8.
Basket making at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill, Oklahoma.
Courtesy Wallace Family
Lyle Eagle Tail, right, died last year at age 28 while trying to save 16-year-old Madison Wallace, left, and her 6-year-old brother Garrett from the foamy Big Sioux River. Both have been given posthumous awards for valor by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
Courtesy Kathy Foster
Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians Tribal Chairman Anthony Pico is presented the Guinness Book of World Records plaques by Alex Angert, the official Adjudicator for GWR.
Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Misty Upham at the 2013 AFI Fest premiere of ‘August: Osage County at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Courtesy Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
Verna Simon visiting the Get Out the Native Vote display table that was manned by Marzha Fritzler at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.
Pechanga Resort & Casino
The Los Angeles Lakers shoot some hoops in a practice session at the Pechanga Recreation Center on the Pechanga Indian Reservation in Temecula, California on October 16, 2014. The Lakers Youth Foundation raises money for some of the kids on the reservation.
Misty Upham arrives on the red carpet at the 2013 AFI Fest premiere of ‘August: Osage County’ at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Actress Misty Upham currently has short hair, as in this photo posted to Facebook August 11.
‘The Rez Sisters ‘celebrates Native women, with all their flaws and complex relationships.’
ICTMN correspondent Terri Hansen will use her Diversity Travel Fellowship to this conference to encourage Native journalists to focus on science writing.
Members of The Playwickian staff review its papers before distribution.
Tanks for holding burbot are designed to separate fish of different sizes, as they are a very predatory species and will eat their own.
Wisconsin Media Lab
Fred Ackley Jr, right, appears in Wisconsin Media Lab’s video about ricing.
Diego James Robles
A young fancy shawl dancer walks by hung photographic murals of powwow dancers from previous years, during the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians’ Annual Pow Wow.
From Choctaw, MS, a group of youth from the Mystic Wind Stickball Players put on a high paced intense traditional game of stickball with ancient mounds as their background for onlookers at the 25th Moundville Indian Festival in Alabama
Courtesy Ray Sandman’s Campaign Office
Ray “Skip” Sandman has his sights set on the 8th Congressional District in Minnesota as the Green Party candidate.
Rep. Lisa Johnson-Billy, Chickasaw, is encouraging Native women to enter the political scene whether federal, state or tribal.
Korina Emmerich, Puyallup, lost a showdown with Char Glover and was eliminated from ‘Project Runway.’ But she didn’t go quietly.
A Maori girl on New Zealand’s North Island in 2011.
An entire beach in northern Alaska is carpeted by walruses that cannot find ice to rest on in the open ocean.
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Interns on hand to receive their certificates of completion at the 2nd annual Community Harvest Festival Dinner, from left in top row: Nathaniel Fast Wolf, Ryan Devlin (CRYP’s sustainable agriculture manager), Linsey LeBeau, Elijah Brown Wolf, Tana Charging Eagle, Bryanna Clown, Annie Sonnenberg (AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer). From left in bottom row: Tori Jensen, Kendron Bowker, Lisa Littleton.
Nike’s “Redskins/Thunder-themed” birthday party for Kevin Durant is drawing ire from a Native American group.
Courtesy Mohegan Tribe
The Mohegan Tribe bought a wood-pellet production company in Ohio as part of an effort to diversify revenue amidst growing competition within the gaming industry.
Courtesy International Rivers
Tapajós River Basin
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.
Leonardo DiCaprio speaks to world leaders at the United Nations Climate Summit on September 23, 2014.
Diego James Robles
Fancy shawl dancer Jessa Calderon, Tongva/Chumash/Shoshone/Mexica, dances during the Children of Many Colors Powwow
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).
Sun Life Stadium
AP Photo/Ben Birchall
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee Wisconsin will host the RES on October 6-9, 2014.
Courtesy Graig Abel
Cody Jamieson, beside NLL commissioner George Daniel, won NLL’s Most Valuable Player
Cheyenne River Youth Project
Cheyenne River Youth Project kids stretch out last year during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.
Adobe dwellings at the Taos Pueblo in Taos, New Mexico.
Photo source: as.miami.edu/seniorshowcase/saunders
Alanna Saunders has been selected to play Tiger Lily in NBC’s ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Photo: as.miami.edu/seniorshowcase/saunders
Photo courtesy TanyaTagaq.com
Tagaq’s ‘Animism’ competed against albums by Drake and Arcade fire — and won.
Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
Lorraine Loomis, formerly vice chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, has been elected as chairman to fill out the term of the late Billy Frank Jr., who walked on in May at age 83.
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Pictured, from left, are Cherokee Nation Lead Carpenter D.J. Hamby installs bricks at the Cherokee Warrior Memorial in Tahlequah. Barbara Maddox and her sister Brenda Newton had 52 bricks of family members placed at the site to accompany three they had previously bought.
The City of Seattle is poised to get rid of Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous People’s Day.