1. Illustrator Skewers the Washington Team, Thanksgiving With Cover Art
The New Yorker’s December cover, illustrated by Bruce McCall, satirizes the Washington football team and Thanksgiving holiday.
2. Alaska Native Rapper Speaks Out Against Domestic Violence With ‘Wake Up’
3. From Briny Wastewater to Fracked Oil: Bakken Saturated With Spills, NYT Finds
AP Photo/Sarah Christianson
This July 15, 2014 aerial photo shows discolored vegetation, lower left, leading from a pipeline where an estimated 1 million gallons of saltwater spilled from an underground pipeline at Bear Den Bay along the Missouri River near Mandaree, N.D.
4. Suzan Shown Harjo Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom in White House Ceremony
President Barack Obama places the Medal of Freedom, the U.S.’s highest civilian honor, around the neck of Suzan Shown Harjo on November 24, 2014.
5. Minneapolis Strip Club’s Tasteless Thanksgiving Ad Draws Planned Nov. 26 Protest
6. Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures Buys Oklahoma City Embassy Suites Hotel
Courtesy Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe has purchased the 236-room Embassy Suites Oklahoma City as part of its strategy to diversify its business holdings.
7. White House Blog Post: Responding to Sexual Violence in Indian Country
Attorney General Eric Holder
8. Many of These 17 Thanksgiving Tweets Are Awful, Some Are Spot-On
Twitter user @karsonkeeney shared a photo of more holiday cultural appropriation.
9. BIA’s Ugly, 19th-Century Attitudes Toward Native Land Rights
10. ‘Wounded Knee: A Line in the Sand’: Documentary to Show Never Seen Footage
Reporter Kevin McKiernan is pictured with Tom Bad Cob and Oscar Bear Runner during the 1973 occupation.
11. First Kitty Litter, Now a Typo? Santa Fe New Mexican Investigates LANL Radiation Leak
U.S. Department of Energy
Leaky, radioactive drums of nuclear waste.
12. The Yavapai-Apache Nation Is Protecting Its River and Its People
Courtesy Yavapai-Apache Nation
The Yavapai-Apache Nation uses gaming revenues from its Cliff Castle Casino-Hotel to develop its communities
13. Homicide, Suicide, Violence, Abuse and Neglect on the Rez
14. Internet Access Will Be a Game-Changer for Indian Country
15. The American Indian Hall of Fame Finds a New Home
The Loretto in Kansas City, Missouri, is the future site of the American Indian Center of the Great Plains.
16. Merida Guilty in Choctaw Corruption Case
Bidding preferences and overcharges went into building the Choctaw Casinos.