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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

Courtesy Diego Cortijo/Survival International
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’

Photo by DJ Budda Blaze; source: facebook.com
A Tribe Called Red on stage in Belfort, France. Photo by DJ Budda Blaze.

12. Native American Poetry


1. Connect the Dots: Mascots, Feathers, Termination … Domination

2. From Head-Ball to Hunter-Gatherers: The True Story of the Mashco-Piro

Fabio Jacob/Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi
A withered rubber sphere used by the Mashco-Piro to play “head ball,” originally
collected by Shaco Flores

3. Will Scotland Go independent? And, if Yes, Is This a Future for Tribal Nations?

4. Award-Winning Convenience Store Chain Opens Its First Location in New York State

5. Radical New Way to ‘Museum’: A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center

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Executive Director of A:Shiwi A:Wan Museum and Heritage Center
Jim Enote explains one of the pieces to guests.

6. Almost $950 M in Cobell Trust Administration Class Payments Have Been Mailed

Elouise Cobell

7. Red Lake Is County Absentee Voting Site in State Pilot Program

Courtesy Michael Meuers
Members of the Red Lake Political Education Committee

8. Pedophile Ex-Priest Convicted on 24 Counts, Including Bestiality; Inuit

Victims Vindicated

Canadian Press
Former priest Eric Dejaeger after his arrest in 2011. He has been convicted
on a total of 32 counts ranging from rape to bestiality in Nunavut, where he
victimized Inuit children during the 1970s and ’80s.

9. Native American Music

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1. Annual Wild Rice Festival and Powwow Is Underway

2. Meanings Create and Shape Human Reality: The UN HLPM Outcome Document

3. Sunchoke Recipes: Wild Wonderful Fall Salad and Pickles

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Jerusalem artichoke flowers.

4. Tourist Porn: ‘Human Safaris’ Are Killing Uncontacted Peoples In Peru

Courtesy G. Galli/Survival
Uncontacted Mashco Piro Indians have been seen in the area on several occasions.

5. Strong Two-Spirit Leader Pruden Joins Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

Courtesy Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
Harlan Pruden has been appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS.

6. 7 Best Experiences in Indian Country That USA Today Missed

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Garden of the Gods

7. Indigenous Peoples Cite Victories, Map Future on 7th Anniversary of U.N. Rights Declaration

8. Kiowa Lesson

9. Native American Flute – Northern Plains Courting Song on the Rivanna River

10. Native American Flute


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

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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

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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. Watch! Team USA Baffled by New Zealand’s Haka Warrior Dance at FIBA

World Cup

2. The Government’s Selective Morality About Gambling

3. Video: Unsettling Look Into Trafficking of Native Women and Girls

4. Soccer an Indigenous Invention? According to a Guarani Documentary Yes

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Club Guarani soccer shield

5. Choctaw Nation Responds to ICTMN’s Coverage of Governor Mary Fallin’s Visit

A statue paying tribute to Charlotte Jackson, ‘The Giver of Life,’ is unveiled
by Pat Jones, Charlotte Jackson’s daughter, with Choctaw Nation Chief
Gary Batton to the left.

6. U.S. Rep. Mullin Visits Cherokee Nation Schools, Businesses

Cherokee Nation
Sequoyah High School scholarship class instructor Sara Barnett and
Superintendent Leroy Qualls listen as U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Westville,
speaks to the scholarship class at Sequoyah High School during his tour
Monday, August 25.

7. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Women and Climate Change, Part 2

8. Native American Architecture

 


1. The Eagle Feather Law and State-Recognized Tribes

2. Investing for Natives: Travel Can Fatten the Pocketbook

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3. National Indian Relay Championship With $37,400 Purse Is Underway

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4. My Peace Corps Experience as a Native American

Courtesy Peace Corps
Shawn Albeita recalls volunteering as a Native American with the Peace Corps.

5. Lummi Totem Pole Journey Rallies Voices Against Environmental Destruction

Courtesy of ‘Kwel Hoy: A Totem Pole Journey’
A 19-foot pole carved by Lummi master carver Jewell James and the House of
Tears Carvers is being taken on a journey to 21 Native and non-Native
communities in four Northwest states and British Columbia. James carved the
pole to compel people to speak out against coal and oil transport projects that
could have a devastating impact on the environment. The pole will be raised at
Beaver Lake Cree First Nation on September 6.

6. A Tall Tale for Charity
: Mohegans To Do Good by Rappelling Down Skyscraper

Mohegan Sun
Kevin Brown, tribal chairman of the Mohegan Nation, rappelling down the
skyscraper last year

7. Portal to Provide Training, Education For American Indian Entrepreneurs

8. Native Sports Legends Talk About Native Role Models

9. One Less Racist Mascot! High School Retires 83-year-old ‘Beloved Arab’

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10. Why Not? Alaska’s Fusion Candidacy –Walker and Mallott Put Alaska First

Byron Mallott, left, and Bill Walker have fused their candidacy into the Alaska
First team.

11. Hip Hop Angels Watching Over Indigenous Kids (Borders Be Damned!)

Image source: facebook.com/TeamLightningCloud
MC Redcloud and Crystle Lightning of LightningCloud. ‘These kids didn’t cross
no ocean: they’re indigenous to Turtle Island,’ says Redcloud of the children
showing up at the U.S. border. ‘If you don’t have a heart to help them, you’re a
damn racist.” Image source: facebook.com/TeamLightningCloud

12. Swinomish Study Social and Physical Impacts of Climate Change With

EPA Grant

Swinomish Climate Change Initiative
About 95 percent of the Swinomish Tribe’s territory is along the water, and
rising sea levels are causing concern.

 


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

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N. Scott Momaday reads his poetry and tells Kiowa stories at the Heard Museum.