Archives For Indian Country Education
The New York Times profiles the work of Dr. Ana Navas-Acien at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Navas-Acien has found a link between drinking-water arsenic and heart health by studying data from an ongoing survey of American Indians drinking water from private wells in the Dakotas and the Southwestern U.S.
Model Leilani Dowding posted this photo to Facebook with the caption, ‘I just got massacred by a cowboy Note Fur is FAKE!!!’ She appended the hashtags HalloweenCostume, happyhalloween, americanindian, and halloweenMakeUp.
Paulette Jordan wins an Idaho legislative seat.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Winnipeg’s mayor elect Brian Bowman celebrates his victory in the civic election on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.
Courtesy Micah Wesley
Detail of ‘Redskin: Proof of Kill, Purchase, and Commodification’ by Micah Wesley. Oil, Acrylic, and Enamel on 12 pieces of cardboard; installation at the University of Oklahoma School of Art and Art History.
Jay Schroeder played for the Redskins from 1985-87.
Lakota elders Phyllis Swift Hawk, Marie Randall, and Carol Iron Rope-Herrera oppose cultural trespassing and appropriation, and believe the way to learn about spirituality is to be taught by someone who has studied in a hands-on way, rather than through a book.
Navajo families from the Hopi Partition Lands walked to Navajo Council chambers on October 30 to tell President Ben Shelly about the confiscation of their livestock from Hopi Partition Land.
Election judges have to be versatile in Alaska: As Kristi Logusak (left) looks on, Desiree Green holds Clara and Kendall Wassillie’s baby, so mom and dad can vote.
Cherokee One Feather
Spencer McCoy celebrates his second consecutive state title after pinning Ryan Sheppard.
Courtesy Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s Office
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, right, was in attendance for the Champions for Change ceremony in Washington, D.C. recently. Heitkamp is pictured with office intern and one of the five Champions for Change Danielle Finn.
Pictured, from left, are Pit River tribal members Tyler LaMirande, 7th grade; Mikaela Gali-LaMirande, 10th grade; Talissa Gali, 5th grade; and Alexis Elmore, 7th grade, have reported systemic bullying targeting them and other Indian students at Burney Junior-Senior High School and Burney Elementary in Northern California.
America Meredith, ahalenia.com
‘Choctaw Give Aid to the Irish’ by America Meredith
Courtesy Richard Peterson
American Indians within the Wolf Point School District received positive news on March 14 when an one-person-one-vote agreement was reached.
Courtesy Tortoise Rock Casino’s Facebook page
The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians expects tourists to flock to California’s High-Desert for its new boutique casino, opening March 31.
The Baker Twins, a.k.a. Canadian models Shannon and Shauna Baker, take the Winter Challenge to the Red Carpet.
Photo by Jason Morgan Edwards
JJ Otero of Saving Damsels at Frogville Studios in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in November 2013.
Photo: Perry Knotts, AP
M.I.A. preforms during the NFL Super Bowl XLVI halftime show at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN. The Giants won the game 21-17. (AP Photo/Perry Knotts)