1. Let Your Voice Be Heard in Navajo Nation Elections
2. CERD to Hear From Tribes About US’s Discriminatory ‘Unrecognized’ Label
Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk is in Geneva to testify
on the U.S. federal government’s discriminatory practice regarding “recognized”
and “unrecognized” tribes.
3. Rosebud Woman Rescues Son from Drowning, Remains in Coma
Rachel Sorace lies in a coma in Lincoln, Nebraska. Her children, who witnessed
her drowning, are learning to adapt and will enter counseling in the fall.
4. Grand Ronde Tribe to Host 2014 Contest Powwow; $35,000 up for Grabs
Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Tribal member Marcus Gibbons dances in
the Grand Entry of the 2010 Grand Ronde Contest Powwow at the Uyxat Powwow
Grounds in Grand Ronde, Oregon.
5. Begay’s NB3 Foundation: Not Just Throwing Money at the Issues in Indian Country
6. Ocean’s Rising Acidification Eating Away at Shellfish That Coastal Tribes
The ocean’s acidity is rising and dissolving seashells, which could spell doom for
Northwest tribes’ way of life as well as their livelihood in the shellfish industry and
7. Eagle Mine Gets Court Nod as Keweenaw Bay Indian Appeal Overturned
This April 11, 2014 aerial photo provided by Eagle Mine, shows the Eagle Mine
operations near Marquette, Mich. The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld a
decision by state environmental regulators to allow construction of the nickel and
copper mine in the Upper Peninsula. The mine has been constructed and is
scheduled to begin producing minerals this fall.
8. Cherokee Nation Increases Operating Budget, Asks for Surplus Bison
9. Pow Wow Weekend Planner August 15-17
10. Here Be Dragons! An Indian Guide to Investment
11. Rebellion and History: Impressive Slate of Native Films Screens in Santa Fe
The 1992 film ‘Incident at Oglala’ will screen in Santa Fe on Monday, August 18.
12. Free Shoes! Morongo Provides Kicks for 800 Needy Students
13. Heavy Legacy: Sculptures Descend on MIAC for Allan Houser Tribute
Craig Dan Goyesun’s iconic, whirling ‘Gaan’ (Apache Mountain Spirit Dancer)
braces for company as a sculpture by Allan Houser is lowered into the MIAC plaza.
14. Luján Offers Amendment to Protect Native American Sacred Sites
15. Mining company battle over Native American sacred land