Courtesy InterTribal Buffalo Council
Bison from Badlands National Park, above, will be relocated to the Cherokee Nation on October 9.
Fred Espinak, NASA
The total lunar eclipse occurring the night of October 7-8, 2014, promises to be as spectacular as the one above, which occurred in April.
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Casino Fort Gibson employee volunteers clear trash and debris from alongside State Highway 62.
Glenn Beck wears a Native headdress on his morning show on October 6, 2014.
Morongo Indian Cowboy Rodeo
Who knew? Even though diabetes did not come to Turtle Island until the settlers did, indigenous ingenuity immediately kicked in, with the use of this plant as a remedy.
Why Indian country needs the Affordable Care Act in one chart: Spending on Indian health has been historically underfunded. The Affordable Care Act makes it easier for Medicaid and insurance money to be used at local Indian health clinics and hospitals. (Chart is from a new report “Past, Present, and Future Threats to American Indian, Alaska Native Health by Donald Warne, MD, MPH, and Linda Bane Frizzell, PhD.)
Wisconsin Gov. Candidate Mary Burke
Diego James Robles
A traditional Aztec dancer performs during an exhibition dance.
Courtesy Robert Peters
Detail of ‘Hopi Girls,’ a painting by Robert Peters based on an Edward S. Curtis photograph. It’s the May image in his ‘Thirteen Moons’ calendar. Courtesy the artist.
Bonneville Power Administration
Salmon observation window at the Bonneville Dam.