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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

Source: thingswelove2.blogspot.com
“Mars and Orion over Monument Valley.” Source: thingswelove2.blogspot.com

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]


1. Native American, Ugly People?

2. The Inuit Were Right: Shipwreck Find Confirms 168-Year-Old Oral History

Parks Canada/Canadian Press
Sea floor scan image showing one of the missing ships from the Franklin expedition.

 

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/10/inuit-were-right-shipwreck-find-confirms-168-year-old-oral-history-156837

  3. Southwest Flash Floods Inundate Indian Country, 190 Moapa Paiutes Evacuated

John Locher/AP
Construction crews work on a flood damaged area of the Interstate 15 (I-15) washout
Tuesday. Flood damage caused the closure of the interstate which is the main road
between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City.

4. Spirit of ’78: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Arlo Guthrie Headline Black Hills Unity Concert

Buffy Sainte-Marie (second from left) and David Amram (far right) will again seek
to push the U.S. government to honor its treaties when they perform at the
Black Hills Unity Concert this weekend. This famous photo from 1978 captures
notables from The Longest Walk: Muhammad Ali, Sainte-Marie, Floyd ‘Red Crow’
Westerman, Harold Smith, Stevie Wonder, Marlon Brando, Max Gail, Dick Gregory,
Richie Havens, Amram.

5. Salaita Seeks Reinstatement

Courtesy Meda4Salaita
Students flocked to a press conference in the rain, many holding signs similar to
that on the left, in support of Dr. Steven Salaita, right, who waits to speak at a
packed press conference Tuesday near the University of Illinois.

6. 5 ‘Native American’ Quizzes With No Basis in Reality

Playbuzz.com
A graphic from the What Is Your Native American Name quiz.

7. Etsy to Ban Redskins Name and Logo

Redskins products currently being sold on Etsy.com

8. Photos: Monument Valley Organizes Silent Protest Against Redskins

9. Proposed Bill Would Ban Native Mascots in Colorado; Sponsor

Gets Hate Mail

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10. Nisqually Tribe, State Partnering on Development of Nisqually State Park

WildlifeRecreation.org
Visitors can enjoy views of Mt. Rainier from the WWRP funded Nisqually Mashel
State Park.

11. ICTMN’s Annual Travel Issue Now Available Online

12. Witches and Indians and a Feathered Serpent in Salem, Mass.


1. Popular Native American Church & Peyote song videos

2. Diversity and Beauty of Native American women

3. Nuns Urge Pope to Rescind Doctrine of Discovery

Vatican Archives
One of the original Papal Bulls that decreed it was okay to take indigenous land and crush culture on Turtle Island.

 

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/09/09/nuns-urge-pope-rescind-doctrine-discovery-156819

  4. NFL Commish Roger Goodell Is Tone Deaf on Ray Rice, Redskins

Associated Press
Ray Rice

5. ‘Am I Next?’ Indigenous Women in Canada Ask Social Media

Holly Jarrett/Facebook
Holly Jarrett, cousin of murdered Inuit university student Loretta Saunders,
has begun a social media campaign to push for a national inquiry into the
issue of missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada.

6. Gil Birmingham, Tina Fey Post Selfie From Set of ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

source: facebook.com
Birmingham called Fey an ‘inspiring queen of comedy.’

7. Don’t Just Say It—Do It

8. Gathering of the Tribes: Artists Celebrate Indigenous Origins

9. Tactics for the Lazy Investor: A Native Guide to Investing

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10. Indian Country Tourism Highlighted at Nez Perce Economic

Convening & Tradeshow

Courtesy AIANTA
AIANTA Executive Director Camille Ferguson presents book to NezPerce
Tribal Chairman Silas C. Whitman

11. Tex Hall Vying for Fourth Term as Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman

Gale Courey Toensing

12. The Supreme Court of Canada’s ‘Parasitic’ Aboriginal Activities


1. Tattoos Make Men Tough The Way Decals Make Cars Fast

2. Elvis: The Friend I Never Met Who Saved My Life

3. Ghost Dance – Native American – Power Drums – Spirit Pride

Court Gives Mayans Victory Over Guatemalan Government and Mining

5. Spokane Baseball Team Promotes Local Tribe With Logo in Salish Language

Spokane Indians Baseball Club
Indians baseball player Josh Morgansteps up to the plate at Avista Stadium in Washington. The team is wearing home game jerseys in the Salish language which were approved by the Spokane Tribe of Indians.

 

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/08/31/spokane-baseball-team-promotes-local-tribe-logo-salish-language-156673

6. Science Catches Up With Inuit Oral History, ‘Discovering’ Ancient

Paleo-Eskimos

Carsten Egevang
Paleo-Eskimos died out 700 years ago and share no genetic material with
modern-day Inuit or First Nations peoples, a new study has found.

7. Wilderness Act Inspires Traveling Art Exhibit Featuring Wyoming

8.  Video: N. Scott Momaday Reads Poetry and Tells Kiowa Stories at the

Heard Museum

Heard Museum/Lizard Light Productions/YouTube
N. Scott Momaday reads his poetry and tells Kiowa stories at the Heard Museum.

1. The Big Picture Beyond the ‘Redskins’ Issue

2. Welcome to Gallup, NM, Where ‘They Just Want Another Person Dead’

Nick Estes
From left to right: Stella Martin, Raymond Martin, and Jeremy Yazzie call
Gallup, N.M. home. But they feel their daily struggles go unheard by both their
own people in the Navajo Nation and city officials.

3. Door Still Open for Fed Rec Public Comment, Obstacles May Exist

Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs

4. Golden Eagle Rescued by 11-Year-Old Boy Is Thriving, Set for Full Recovery

Susan Ahalt/Ironside Bird Rescue
Munchie, the golden eagle rescued by 11-year-old Cody Preston on July 31,
will make a full recovery, says the Ironside Bird Rescue’s Susan Ahalt.

5. Muscogee (Creek) Nation Opens WIC Program Building

6. USA Today Wants Your Vote on 10 Best Native American Experiences

7. The Colors of Schemitzun, The Green Corn Festival

8. B.C. Indian Chiefs Register ‘Utter Disgust’ at Building Permit on Sacred

Grace Islet Burial Ground

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
Grace Islet is the site of a new mansion being built by a Vancouver Island
businessman. It’s also where many First Nations ancestors are buried.

9. When First Nations Burial Sites and Development Collide

Grace Islet/Facebook
Grace Islet, a small island off Vancouver Island, has been purchased by a
private developer who wants to build a mansion upon the sacred burial ground.
The province of British Columbia is letting him.

10. Saturday: LA Skins Music Fest, Featuring Mia Sable and Tha Native

Photography by Smallz and Raskind, Styling by Rebecca Raskind of CLD
Stylehouse Mia Sable, Choctaw, will perform at the LA Skins Music Fest
on Saturday.

11. Hunger Games on the Rez: Filmmakers Plan Dystopian Pine Ridge Drama

Photo by Willi White

12. Power Dreams

13. Spirit Dreams-Ancestral Home

14. 2 Hours Long Native American Indians Spiritual Vocal Shamanic Music


1. AIANTA Announces Nominations for New Board of Directors, Representatives

2. Brutal Violence in Border Towns Linked to Colonization

Courtesy Albuquerque Police Department
Alex Rios, 18, Nathaniel Carillo, 16, and Gilbert Tafoya, 15, are suspects in the
brutal deaths of two homeless Navajo men in Albuquerque on July 21.

3. Bill Clinton Gives Nod to American Indian STEM Program

Misty Wolf Necklace
Lower Brule Middle School students learned about the importance of medicinal
plants in a problem-based learning project designed to connect the cultural
traditions of the past and their relevance today.

4. Free Speech Firestorm Follows American Indian Studies Professor’s Firing

Salaita’s firing: “a flagrant violation of academic freedom and an affront to our
colleagues in American Indian Studies.”

5. Take Heed City Dwellers: It’s Hot and Getting Hotter

Climate Central
Cities are getting hotter, some of the hottest of them in Indian country.

6. Music, Laughter and Art: IFAM Wraps Day 1

7. Video: Chris Wondolowski Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge With San Jose

Earthquakes

Chris Wondolowski (far left) prepares to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with
teammates: Tommy Thompson, Shaun Francis, Jordan Stewart, JJ Koval,
Billy Knutsen, JB Pierazzi.

8. Rebuttal to David Wilkins

9. Fish Kill Averted: Department of Interior Agrees to Release Water Into

Klamath River

Hoopa Valley Tribe/YouTube
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will release water from Trinity River dams into
the Klamath to avert a mass fish kill.

10. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Urban Air Toxics Report Shows Reduced

Pollution in Communities

City of Albuquerque
Pollution in many cities and communities is dropping. Above, Albuquerque, one
of many cities in the U.S. with a high Native population.

11. 10 Intricate Baskets by Santa Fe Indian Market Star Jeremy Frey

Source: jeremyfreybaskets.com
Basket by Jeremy Frey. Source: jeremyfreybaskets.com

12. Fox Guest: Native American Genocide Didn’t Happen


1. Albuquerque May Pass Homeless Tax: $16m to Help the Needy

2. A Smart Tongue Twister: Teach English in China

3. The Mind-blowing Pottery of Hopi Artist Al Qoyawayma

Source: alqpottery2.com
‘Half Arch’ pottery by Al Qoyawayma.

4. Highwaymen on Wall Street: An Indian Guide to Investment

AP

5. AIANTA to Host 16th Annual Tourism Conference in Marksville, Louisiana

AIANTA
AIANTA’s 2013 conference was held in Tulsa, Oklahoma. AIANTA’s Executive
Director Camille Ferguson spoke at last year’s conference.

6. Meeting the Economic Development Challenge in Indian Country: How

Streamlined Regulations Can Boost Growth

Courtesy KeyBank
Mike Lettig

7. Photos: Shoni Schimmel Wraps Up Huge Season; Prepares for WNBA Playoffs

8. How Important Is Allan Houser? Six Sculptors Speak

Courtesy MIAC
Detail of ‘View of the Horizon,’ Tennessee marble, 2007, by Cliff Fragua.

9. Genocide of the Ache People of Paraguay Will Be Tried in Argentina

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Ache Hunter

10. Weekend Rain Helps Firefighters Battling Colville Reservation Flames;

Carlton Fire Contained

InciWeb
Burned area adjacent to the San Poil River on the Colville Reservation.

11. Who Is Behind Appeal Delaying a Rightful Land Claim?

12. Columbia River Tribes Celebrate Record-Breaking Fall Chinook Return 1.5

Million Strong

Spawning salmon