Native American Corner (11/01/14)

11/02/2014 — Leave a comment

1. Videos: Cherokee Elders Tell Halloween Tales, Part 4

Cherokee Elders tell Halloween tales
Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Elder Eli Sequiche tells a Halloween tale.

2. An Anti-Redskins Protest Even Dan Snyder Can’t Ignore

AP Photo/Richard Lipski
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder waves to fans before an NFL football preseason game against the New England Patriots in Landover, Md., Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)

3. Cherokee Nation Opens One-Stop Office in Sallisaw

Courtesy Cherokee Nation
The Sequoyah Building, a former bank located at 100 E. Choctaw Ave. in downtown Sallisaw, now serves as the Cherokee Nation tag office, ICW, career services and commerce satellite offices.

4. Navajo Supreme Court Postpones Presidential Election, Date TBA

5. Who Called the Sheriff? Pine Ridge Voter Turnout Plummets, Then Rebounds

Courtesy Jesse Short Bull
GOTV driver Cedric Goodman Jr. (right) delivers elder Timothy He Crow to the polls.

6. November Cascades of Shooting Stars Bring End to Daylight Savings Time

Thinkstock
Not one but three meteor showers are due in November, the north and south Taurids, which are faint, and the famed Leonids, which any year has the potential to be a blockbuster.

7. Day of the Dead Art: Helping Heal After Losing Loved Ones

John Huerta's Elizabeth
John Huerta
Artist John Huerta’s paintings reflect popular culture and the memories of all of the women he has lost in his life, including his mother, his sister, and his grandmother.

8. Jordin Tootoo, 31, is the first Inuk to play in the NHL

Associated Press
Jordin Tootoo, 31, is the first Inuk to play in the NHL

9. Making Sure Every Native Voter Has the Opportunity to Cast Their Ballot

Haskell Indian Nations University students produced their own take on Native Vote campaign posters. Brian Johnson produced this poster with model Charmayne Eldrige. Both students are from the Navajo Nation. As the election nears, tribes and organizations are using a variety of strategies to make sure every vote counts.

10. Founding Fathers Knew Indian Nations Are Sovereign

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