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Indigenous Peoples are among the vulnerable ones when it comes to climate change, and the Obama Administration is using its designated ‘Extreme Heat Week’ May 23-27 to help those on the front line adapt.
Courtesy of Allison Renville
Allison Renville of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate gifts Bernie Sanders with beaded moccasins and sweet grass.
The White House will be hosting the United State of Women Summit this July 14th. Win a ticket!!
A view of the community of Fort Yates and the Missouri River, which surrounds it. The Tribe has stated that if the Missouri River waters were contaminated, the environmental impacts to the Standing Rock Reservation would be devastating.
Courtesy U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Lisa Murkowski’s (R-AK) bill to improve the lives of Native American children was considered on Wednesday in the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs.
Chairman Ken St. Marks, Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. January 2016, Box Elder, Montana.
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Crew of a boat trolling for poachers in the Antarctic Ocean spotted a rarely seen blue whale and her calf, and sent a drone to get this footage.
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Beyonce, above, dons a feather headdress. She is slated to perform at halftime during Super Bowl 50 on February 7.
“OMAHA” As Peyton Manning leads the Denver Broncos into Sunday’s 50th Super Bowl against the Carolina Panthers, the Omaha have extended an invitation to Manning to visit the tribe’s homeland in Nebraska.
Photo courtesy Lilah Sandoval
Lilah Sandoval, Diné, beaded this Bronco medallion. Sandoval was born and raised in Denver, and said a large number of Native Americans in Denver are Broncos fans.
Wesley Roach, Skan Photography
Gyasi Ross just dropped a new track called White Privilege 3.
This episode of Native Humor: Pow Wow Jokes and More Stick Figure Indian Cartoons, brought to you by Vincent Schilling.
He is Hilarious! Known as Jonny R., or the Ojibwe Outlaw, the 39-year-old is entering his seventh year in comedy.
Kimberley French ©Twentieth Century Fox
Elk Dog portrayed by Duane Howard on the site of ‘The Revenant’
20th Century Fox (Dave Allocca)
Forrest Goodluck and Leonardo DiCaprio at the New York Premiere of “The Revenant”
Denise Juneau is a candidate for Congress in Montana.
Farmers are seen here harvesting Saffron in Iran. Because the herb has to be hand-harvested it is one of the most expensive.
via The Tyee
Cindy Blackstock, Gitksan First Nation, fought tenaciously for nine years to get equal funding for indigenous children on reserves as executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada.
Melinda Jane Myers Photography/ Twitter screen capture
Frank Waln was criticized this week on Twitter by students of a West Hartford High school cheering section who call themselves ‘The Rez’
After a mascot ban, an angry parent and Conard Chieftain high school alumni created a t-shirt with an image of a Native American man in a headdress with an emblem of a ‘f*ck you’ middle finger hidden in the medallion
The nine allied tribes of Lax Kw’alaams supported by several other First Nations, pose for a photo after the signing of the Lelu Island Declaration, Saturday January 23. Chief Yahaan (Don Wesley) holds up the declaration for all to see.
Screen capture from Bundy Ranch video
The Supreme Court recently ruled against the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin and declined to hear arguments in a NAGPRA case involving 12 Kumeyaay tribes.
Native hip hop artists Frank Waln and Nataanii Means in Paris – Also with dancers Lumhe Sampson and Samsoche Sampson and filmmakers Sydney Freeland and Steven Paul Judd
Courtesy College of Menominee Nation
Sherri LaChapelle, an instructor in the Black Ash Basket Making Workshop at the College of Menominee Nation, demonstrates the hard work involved in creating strips for baskets.
The Keystone XL pipeline, known as the Black Snake among indigenous and grassroots activists, is no more.
Jesse Short Bull
Tuned in: During a KILI radio program on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Beverly Pipe On Head and Cornell Conroy used Lakota and English to call on fellow tribal members to participate in the 2014 election.
Photo by RoseMary Diaz
There are so many possibilities for fall ingredients. This wild rice, pumpkin and parsnip toss is just one option.
Sharon House (Oneida Nation of Wisconsin) has practiced law since 1983 specializing in Indian law.
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Cherokee Elder Jim McGee talks growing up Cherokee and fighting with his brother.
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Courtsey of Rod Stanopiewicz
Jordan Lesansee of Albuquerque Academy.
AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via AP
In this March 7, 2015, photo, University of Denver’s Zach Miller,
right, takes on Notre Dame’s Garrett Epple during the Pioneers’
11-10 win in Denver. Miller, a Native American who grew up on
the Allegany Indian Reservation in western New York, has helped
to lead Denver to the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament
against Ohio State Saturday in Denver.
President Richard Nixon
Courtesy Bureau of Reclamation
Focused on high quality drinking water, Frank Means receives the
John W. Keys III Award. Pictured, from left, are: David Rosenkrance
)Bureau of Reclamation Dakotas Area Office Manager, John Yellowbird
Steele (President Oglala Sioux Tribe), Means (Director of the Oglala
Sioux Rural Water Supply System), Bud Stiles (Bureau of Reclamation retired).
A review of community impact data taken from four formal studies
demonstrates the disproportionate impact the commercial sex trade
has on indigenous communities in both the United States and Canada.
A fracking well.