Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn sat with a panel from ICTMN in September while in New York.
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In the upcoming South Dakota legislative session, beginning in January, newly elected South Dakota State Senator Troy Heinert, Rosebud Sioux, will be wrangling measures to improve life for Natives and others throughout the state. Heinert, formerly in the South Dakota House, is shown here at his day job as a rodeo pick-up man.
Photo: Teresa S. Thompson
Actor Jeremiah Bitsui accepts his award for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series at 2014 Red Nation Film Festival. Photo: Teresa S. Thompson.
Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council President Cyril Scott, in aqua shirt, at the People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City.
AP Photo/Karen Schwartz
This August 2012 photo shows heads at Rano Raraku, the quarry on Easter Island. The sculptures have bodies attached, but they are buried under the dirt and not visible. About 400 moai are here in various stages of carving. A new study indicates that Native Americans visited Easter Island before Columbus sailed to the Americas.
If northeastern Turtle Island gets a break in the clouds, its inhabitants could see 15 to 20 meteors per hour emanating from the head of Leo the Lion after midnight.
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Chairman Bob Hicks at the First Americans in the Arts awards ceremony in the early 2000s, with Dawn Jackson, the organization’s vice chair. Image source: dreammerchantstudio.com/pages/Events/CINEFAITA.htm
Louis Riel’s grave in Manitoba