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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

wikimedia
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

1. Marijuana Legalization Must Remain Public Policy Debate

2. America’s First Native Governor? Meet Byron Mallott

Courtesy Mallott for Governor
Byron Mallott and his family.

3. American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association and Native American

Rights Fund to Partner

4. Red Tide Bigger Than Rhode Island Threatens Florida Marine Life

NOAA via Wikipedia
A typical red tide, so named for the red tint that rogue-blooming algae gives the
water.

5. Scrambled Nest Eggs and Baskets of Money: An Indian Guide to Investment

protecode.com

6. Exploring the Many Shades of Black

7. Sacramento Knoxx Drops Indigenous Rhymes for Palestine [Video]

8. Q&A With Larry Yazzie at the 100th Annual Meskwaki Nation Powwow

NativePrideArts.org
Larry Yazzie

9. Tribe Hires New Director for Human Services Division

Courtesy Lac du Flambeau Band
Dr. Anthony “AJ” Ernst named director of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake
Superior Chippewa Indians Human Services Division.

10. 10 Awe-Inspiring Photos of Beautiful Bison, in All Their Majestic Glory

Jack Dykinga/Agricultural Research Service/USDA

11. George Clooney’s Fiancée Rejects UN Gaza War Crimes Commission

AP Images
George Clooney and fiancée Amal Alamuddin

12. Tohono O’odham Selects Construction Team for West Valley Resort

West Valley Resort
The city council in Glendale, Arizona, voted 4-3 to support the TohonoO’odham
Nation off-reservation casino, West Valley Resort, near Glendale.

13. Arizona Republic Delves Deep Into Uranium-Mining Legacy on the Navajo Nation

Arizona Republic
This screen grab from one of many videos in the Arizona Republic’s in-depth
investigative series on uranium mining’s legacy of contamination on the Navajo Nation
shows an abandoned uranium mine on the Little Colorado River.

14. This Art Form Disappeared for 300 Years. Meet the Man Who Brought It Back

Photo courtesy Joshua Madalena
Joshua Madalena painting a pot with a yucca brush. Photo courtesy Joshua Madalena.

1. Notah Begay Named to Stanford University Hall of Fame

PGA.com
Notah Begay III

2. The Right That Protects All Other Rights

3. 5 Clinical Tools Help Diagnose, Treat PTSD

U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Jason Joel Brown
Health care providers have much to consider when diagnosing and treating PTSD,
to help five tools have been developed to assist with clinical support.

4. Five of the World’s Most Beautiful Underwater Cities

ChinaTourAdvisors.com
China’s “Atlantis” is the mysterious Lion City under Qiandao Lake.

5. AMERIND Risk Conference in Portland to Educate on Emergency Management

AMERIND Risk

6. ‘Joyful Anger,’ Youthful Exuberance, Overflow at Montreal First Peoples Festival

Theresa Braine
Hundreds of people packed the Place des Festivals to see Algonquin rap
sensation Samian at the Montreal First Peoples Festival on July 31.

7. Lynn Valbuena: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Chairwoman Lynn “Nay” Valbuena, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.

8. Climate Justice in Action: Hip Hop is Acting on Climate!

Courtesy U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Hip-hop and climate change go together, related as they are to health and well-being.

9. Washington Got Rid of These Demeaning ‘Redskin’ Images, in 1958

Image source: Wikipedia Commons
This statue promoting an outdated narrative of American history used to sit on the
Capitol steps, but hasn’t been seen in 56 years.

10.  The Native American Holocaust – The Shocking Truth


1. The Immigration Crisis Is a Sham: Repopulating North America

2. ‘Big-Nosed Heads on Jerseys’: Native Mascots Harm Native Youth Every Day

3. Navajo Nation Slams Door on Deal That Would Have Allowed Uranium Mining

Courtesy United Nuclear Corporation
Aerial photo of NE Church Rock Mine

4. Chickasaw Cultural Center Celebrates 4-year Anniversary, Honored with Travel Awards

Courtesy Chickasaw Nation

5. Pow Wow Weekend Planner August 1-3

Flickr.com

6. Classic ’70s Poster: Carter Camp x AIM x Akwesasne Notes

Library of Congress

7. What If Sonny Sixkiller Bought the Washington Redskins?

Source: huskystadium.com
University of Washington quarterback Sonny Sixkiller, Cherokee, evading Purdue
defenders in a famous 1971 matchup. Source: huskystadium.com

8. Blindfolded Giraffe’s Head Slams Into Highway Overpass; Animal Dies

Twitter/@THINUSB_
Tragedy impending: Seconds after this photo was taken, the flatbed truck zoomed
under the overpass, and the head of one of them slammed into the cement. The
animal later died. South African authorities are mulling criminal charges.

9. Riding the Native Wave: Surfing’s Hidden Roots in Peru

Courtesy boardworkssup.com
Felipe Pomar, World Champion Surfer and Tsunami Rider

10. Video: Inuit Woman Plucks Bird on Montreal Subway, Onlookers Cry Fowl

YouTube
In this screen grab of a YouTube video, 22-year-old Inuk Christina David can be seen
leaning over to pluck a bird. Hysteria made the video go viral, complete with assertions
that she also ate it raw.

11. Got a Tribal Housing Dream? It May be Within Your Reach

12. Four-Day Run in Celebration of Sobriety & Health From One Rez to Another

Michael Meuers
200-mile relay-style Anishinaabe Run for Sobriety and Health

13. He Heals With Sand: Wallace Ben is a Sand Painter and Medicine Man

Photo by Lee Allen/AZ Freelance.
Navajo sand painter Wallace Ben discusses his work in front of a framed
reproduction of one of his sand paintings. Photo by Lee Allen/AZ Freelance.

14. Native Americans and the Boston Harbor Islands