1. Sovereignty Is the Big Winner in New Cuba Deal
2. 10 Things You Need To Know When Being Questioned By the Police
What are some things you should know when stopped by the police.
3. Prepared for the Worst: Alaska Native One of 23 to Attend CDP Training
Courtesy Center for Domestic Preparedness
Edna Savetilik, an Alaska Native from Shaktoolik, Alaska attended the Center for Domestic Preparedness training program in November.
4. Health Advocates Say ‘It’s Not too Late to Vaccinate’ for the Flu
Courtesy Centers for Disease Control
Darius Lee Smith, Navajo, is vaccinated on December 13 at the National Influenza Vaccination Week event in Denver. He is director of the City of Denver Anti-Discrimination Office and adjunct instructor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado Denver.
5. Native Boxer Wins Women’s IBA Crown
Kali Reis, 28, captured the women’s International Boxing Association (IBA) middleweight crown in November in Bermuda.
6. Native Cooking: Some Killer Appetizers For The Holidays
This is just one of many examples of the ways to stuff a date. AmeesSavoryDish.com gives an example of a mascarpone stuffed date with a maple drizzle, link below.
7. Native American Man Who Attended Anti-Police Brutality Rally Is Killed By Police Next Day
Photo courtesy Aim Peji Wahuta via Facebook.com
Police say Allen Locke, 30, was shot up to five times by police in Rapid City, South Dakota, Saturday.
8. World’s Only Public Two-Spirit Powwow to Celebrate Fourth Annual Event
Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirit (BAAITS)
9. Controversial Law in Brazil Sees Indigenous Clash With Police; Law Fails
Last week the Brazilian Congress shelved a proposed constitutional amendment that would have taken territorial demarcation rights away from indigenous communities following a dramatic protest where police prevented activists from confronting lawmakers.
10. Chickasaw Quarterback Headed to Cotton Bowl, Ignores Snub Speculation
Baylor’s Bryce Petty, Chickasaw, is headed to the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1, 2015.
11. Yakama Nation Sues Army Corps of Engineers in Columbia River Superfund Site Cleanup
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Bradford Island Superfund site in the Columbia River.
12. Oil Giant Chevron Cancels Plans to Drill in Beaufort Sea in Canadian Arctic
JOSHUA LOTT/Reuters file photo
Chevron Corp. has withdrawn its application to Canada’s National Energy Board to drill in the Beaufort Sea, citing dropping oil prices.
13. Sister Act: Kiowa Artists Keri Ataumbi and Teri Greeves Honored as Living Treasures
Image source: facebook.com/AtaumbiMetals
Silver cuffs with diamonds by Keri Ataumbi. Image source: facebook.com/AtaumbiMetals
14. Ralph Lauren apologizes for Native American ads