1. Traditional Knowledge Fuels Yurok and Karuk Habitat Restoration Project With USDA
Jesse Goodwin of the Karuk Food Crew and Frank Lake of the US Forest Service examine evergreen huckleberries.
2. Breaking Bad’s Jonathan Banks on Washington Team: ‘Change the Name’
Jonathan Banks, an actor whose resume includes Breaking Bad and Parks and Rec, said it’s time to change the name of the Washington football team.
3. Longmire Lives! Netflix Rescues Popular Series, Graham Greene Thrilled
A still from the Longmire episode ‘Wanted Man’; caption from A&E: ‘Malachi (Graham Greene), the corrupt Tribal Police Chief that Henry helped Walt put behind bars, has made parole. He steps behind the bar and helps himself to a drink. Pictures from Longmire on A&E.’ Source: aetv.com
4. Idiotic But Plausible: ‘We Are All Natives’ Urban Outfitters Parody Amuses, Offends
It looks so much like real hipster-targeted advertising that many people assumed it was.
5. Redefining Native American Cuisine By Culture
Nephi Craig, Executive Chef, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Sunrise Park Ski Resort, serves guests at the chef’s table.
6. USET Kicks Off Annual Meeting With Passage of Fire in Verona, NY
Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Chief Kirk Francis (right of the fire) addresses attendees of the passage of fire ceremony, which began the 2014 USET Annual Meeting and Expo in Verona, New York.
7. Tribal Development Director Receives National Gaming Recognition
Courtesy Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
Israel Stone is Top 40 Under 40 to watch in Global Gaming’s emerging leadership program.
8. Salt River Pima-Maricopa Tribe Could Put Name on Phoenix Suns Arena
9. Cracker Jacks, Toboggans and More: 5 Native Inventions We Couldn’t Live Without
We have Mohawk cook George Crum to thank for this delectable savory treat, invented in 1853.
10. This Inupiaq Video Game Is Fun, Deep, and Just Might Change Your Life
11. Arizona’s Native Tourism Community Preps for Super Bowl XLIX
Super Bowl XLIX will be held the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. on February 1, 2015.
12. Natives Prone to Chronic Ear Infections, Which Endanger Hearing
Outpatient visits related to ear infections in children under 1 year was almost three times greater for Natives than for other U.S. infants in 2002.
13. Watch: Walker-Mallott Sworn In for a New Era of Alaska Leadership
Mt. Saint Elias Dancers, Tlingit, of Yakutat, Alaska – Mallott’s hometown.
14. Meet DOE Tribal Energy Expert David Conrad
Courtesy Department of Energy
David Conrad, director for Tribal and Intergovernmental Affairs in the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy, has been working on tribal energy projects for 25 years.
15. Spiritual Warfare and Sacred Site Protection in Hawaii