Archives For Native Americans


  1. Photo: Young Aztec Dancer Rocked Gathering of Nations

 

2. Native Cooking: B Is for Bison! Try It Over Salad

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3. Bill to Help Native Children Considered in Congress

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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.

 

4. Featured Photo: Hereditary Chief Phil Lane at Global Canoe

 
5. Native American Rock Music
 

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1. Robert Redbird, iconic Native American artist, dies

Native American artist Robert Redbird, an Oklahoma-born member of the Kiowa tribe, became well-known for his depictions of Kiowa life and spirituality. Click through the gallery to see samples of his work.

2. Walking to Save Oak Flat [7 Photos]

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Photo by Marc Dadigan
After gathering at the California State Capitol February 27, more than 100 walkers including Native supporters representing several tribes and allies marched through the streets of Sacramento to honor the one year anniversary of the San Carlos Apache’s occupation of the sacred lands at the Oak Flat campground. Under the terms of a deal approved by the U.S. government in December, Phoenix-based Resolution Copper will take control of 2,400 copper-rich acres in and around Oak Flat. In return, the company will transfer about 5,400 acres of privately owned parcels of conservation land throughout Arizona to the U.S. Forest Service.

3. As Serious as Lead Poisoning: Hillary v. Bernie

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The Democrats engaged policy on a level that risked putting the audience to sleep after the Republicans had their audience yelling and hooting and rolling in the aisles.

4. This Land Was Made for Decolonized Love

5. The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, March 6, 2016

6. Akwesasne Mohawk Hosts NHL Native Alumni Game and Community Celebration

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Akwesasne All Stars Team Captain Scott ‘Butter’ Thompson and NHL Native Alumni Pro Hockey Team Captain Reggie “The Riverton Rifle” Leah await the puck drop from Grand Chief Abram Benedict.

7. Pope Francis, The Saints and Native Sprituality Held Hostage

8. Tribes Decide How to Spend Indian Housing Block Grants; A Legacy of Sovereignty Act

When it comes to Indian Housing Block Grants the federal government doesn’t know what the tribes will do with the money as it’s up to the tribes.

9. Seeking the Trump Thumper: GOP Debate XI

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Republican presidential candidates, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and businessman Donald Trump argue during a Republican presidential primary debate at Fox Theatre, Thursday, March 3, 2016, in Detroit.

10. Consensus and Self-Determination

Background image: Constitution of the United States Foreground photo: White Deer, a proud Mohawk in 1901 at the Indian Congress, Pan-American Exposition.

1. Native American Music/ Ly-o-lay-ale-loya

2. Ananau – Indianie -Native American

3. sacred spirit – Yeha Noha

4. Enigma – Silent Warrior

5. Enigma – Indian Chanting


1. Native American Holidays and Traditions

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2. The History of the Soyaluna

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3. Holiday Celebrations

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4. 11 Recommended Books: Retired Teachers Donate Hundreds of Books to Red Lake Nation College

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Photo by Michael Meuers
Ruth and Leo Soukup posing with the 700 books they donated to Red Lake Tribal College discuss who “snagged” who when they met at Ponemah in 1979 as teachers.

5. Climate Change and the Seventh Generation: Navajo Environmentalist Ann Marie Chischilly at COP21

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Ann Marie Chischilly, executive director of the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP)

6. Recovering Ancestors and the Sacred

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“The human rights issue of repatriation is not limited to the United States, and extends internationally, which has been recognized by the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.”

7. Judging ‘Indian Character’ in Nebraska v. Parker

8. Native American Christmas

9. Native American Night Before Christmas (2006)

10. O Holy Night – Sung by Rhema Marvanne


Trudell, American Indian activist, poet and actor, is dead at 69

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This June 14, 1971, file photo shows John Trudell, a 25-year-old member of the Alcatraz tribal council, talking to newsmen after a band of Indians occupied a remote former Nike site near Richmond, Calif. Trudell, a poet and actor who spoke for American Indian protesters during the 1969 Alcatraz Island occupation and later headed the American Indian Movement, has died at age 69. A trustee of Trudell's estate, Cree Miller, says he died of cancer on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, at his home in Santa Clara County in Northern Calif.


1. Native Hip Hop Artists Abroad! Frank Waln and Nataanii Means in Paris

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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

2. Native Recipes

3. How to Steal a Nation—Twice

4. Rare, Traditional Arts Making a Comeback at Tribal Colleges

Sherri LaChapelle Basket Strips College of Menominee Nation
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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.

5. Video: Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Role in Defeat of Keystone XL

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The Keystone XL pipeline, known as the Black Snake among indigenous and grassroots activists, is no more.

6. End-Run on Native Rights—Will It Work?

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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.

7. Turning Over a Few New Leaves: Salads By Season—Focus on Northern Plains

Wild Rice Pumpkin Parsnip Toss
Photo by RoseMary Diaz
There are so many possibilities for fall ingredients. This wild rice, pumpkin and parsnip toss is just one option.

8. 30 Years of NIGA: Tribal Gaming’s Unique History and Purpose

Sharon House has practiced law since 1983 specializing in Indian law.
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Sharon House (Oneida Nation of Wisconsin) has practiced law since 1983 specializing in Indian law.

9. Meditation & Healing Music

10. Tibetan Healing Sounds

 


1. The First Nations Development Institute

2. PowWows.Com

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3. Three days from now will be the 1st of 30 days to celebrate and honor Native Americans during Native American Heritage Month

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4. Putting the World Back Together

5. Lock ‘Em Up With a Hug: Native Detention Programs Connect Youth to Community

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6. Indigenous Leaders Look to Justin Trudeau for Adherence to ‘Obama Style’ Campaign Promises

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde gave Justin Trudeau sweetgrass and a canoe when the then-candidate addressed the annual Assembly of First Nations gathering in Montreal on July 7, 2015. Trudeau promised to improve the relationship between the federal government and aboriginal people.

7. Adam Sandler’s “Ridiculous 6” Trailer Released – Facebook Says “Meh”

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Adam Sandler’s “Ridiculous 6” Trailer Has Been Released – Facebook Says “Meh”

8. Yakama Nation Given a Step Towards Self-Governance

9. More New Mexico Tribal-State Gaming Compacts Take Effect

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The Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino in Mescalero, New Mexico, is owned and operated by the Mescalero Apache. The tribe also owns the nearby Ski Apache Ski Resort, as well other reservation-based enterprises.

10. Ethan Hawke Supports First Nations Against St. Lawrence Gulf Drilling

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Ethan Hawke, second from left, attends the Mi’kmaq community’s water ceremony on the shores of Pomquet Harbour near Antigonish, N.S., on Monday to support the call for a moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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Colt Rowland bows his head in prayer with Locust Grove quarterback Mason Fine before the game on Friday, October 23.
 
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Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden honored five Native artists at a reception in their home in Washington D.C.