Archives For Native Recipes

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

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
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.

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

Sue Ogrocki/AP
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?

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.

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. Tribal Leaders Must Talk About Disenrollment

2. Farrakhan on “American Indians Truths” Radio Show – Justice Or Else!

3. Native Designers of High Fashion

4. Houska: Trump Burns Native Americans Again

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On Monday, GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump said he knows Native Americans “that are extremely
proud” of the name of the Washington football team.

5. Instant Horse Racing Machines Illegal; Idaho Supreme Court Rules For Tribes


Courtesy Tim Peterson
Ancestral Puebloan granary and rock art inside the proposed Bears Ears National Monument.
NTU Bachelor of Applied Science Embrace
Navajo Technical University
IT-Computer Science majors Sherietta Martinez-Brown of Crownpoint, New Mexico and Tim Goodluck, Jr.
of Lupton, Arizona embrace after receiving their Bachelor of Applied Science degrees. Recently introduced
legislation could mean Native students have 95 percent of tribal college covered.
Fun and life skills are the goal of Jim Warne's Warrior Society Developmental Youth Football Camp. (Jim Windle)
Jim Windle/Two Row Times
Six Nations young people got to meet and learn both football and life skills from former NFL player Jimmy Warne.
iStock Winter Squash Varieties Acorn Butternut
Buy winter squash varieties while prices are lower.
Native fashion designers joined the fight against sex trafficking. Shoes by Helen Oro.
Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society Press
Brenda J. Child, Ojibwe, wins Jon Gjerde Prize from the Midwestern History Association for My Grandfather’s
Knocking Sticks: Ojibwe Family Life and Labor on the Reservation.

1. 100-Year-Old Baskets Stolen From Health Services Building

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The traditional baskets stolen from UIHS Potawot Health Village in Arcata, CA.

2. Attention Muppet Lovers: The Jim Henson Company Wants Native Puppeteers!

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Jim Henson, creator of the Muppet Show, poses in September 1977 with some of the
characters he personally operates. In the back row are, left to right, Dr. Teeth and the
Swedish Chef. In the front row are, left to right, Rowlf the Dog, Kermit the Frog and
Mr. Waldorf. (AP Photo)

3. Driving While Indian: A Refresher Course

4. USET’s Semi-Annual Meeting Begins; Honors Two Veterans

Courtesy United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.
From left: Rodney Butler, Mashantucket Pequot tribal council chairman; Randy Noka,
Narragansett Indian Tribe council member; and USET vice president, and USET
President Brian Patterson

5. Miller Helps Denver Advance to NCAA Lax Semis; Lyle Thompson Makes History in Final Game

University of Denver
Zach Miller is an attackman for the University of Denver Pioneers.

6. Democratic congresswoman apologizes for ethnically loaded gesture

7. Native American student told not to display eagle feather at graduation

8. Rep. Caught On Video Making Racist ‘Native American’ Whooping Noise




1. Ishmael Bermudez: Miami resident of Native American heritage will not sell his tiny plot for $1.8m because he believes it is sacred ground

2. Native American health center launches $4M expansion

Britta Guerrero is CEO of the Sacramento Native American Health Center.

3. Native News Update May 15, 2015

4. Rebel Music | Native America: 7th Generation Rises (Full Episode) | MTV

5. Brad Pitt’s Promise of Free Homes on Fort Peck Underway, But With a Cost

Caption: Four of the 5 designs for sustainable housing for the Fort Peck reservation, presented by Make It Right Foundation last year.

6. Native American actors walk off Adam Sandler movie set

7. Gallery: Native American youth perform in Charlotte

CMS partnered with Native Americans to provide a free family event to highlight their heritage.

Payne Sheek, 17, a Lumbee Indian, performed a men's fancy dance before a gathering of at least a couple dozen people Saturday. Sheek and six other Native American youth with The Guilford Native American Association came to Charlotte to spread their culture. "It's important for our children to grow up with a sense of self-identity," said Nora Dial-Stanley, 50, who lead the group. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools partnered with the Metrolina Native American Association to provide a free family event to highlight and honor Native American heritage at the Smith Family Center. The event was open to the public and showcased traditional dancers, story tellers, a flutist and cultural displays unique to Native Americans on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

8. Robbie Robertson Music For The Native Americans Live

9. Making a Native American Earth bowl

10. You Can Do Anything With Bayonets

11. Making staghorn sumac bread

12. Survival way to purifying water from the creek

1. Sovereignty Is the Big Winner in New Cuba Deal

2. 10 Things You Need To Know When Being Questioned By the Police

Police Traffic Stop
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

Courtesy Kali Reis
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

Stuffed Dates
This is just one of many examples of the ways to stuff a date. 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
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

Associated Press
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

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Silver cuffs with diamonds by Keri Ataumbi. Image source:

14. Ralph Lauren apologizes for Native American ads

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1. Native Music’s Big Night! 20 Photos from 15th Annual NAMA Awards Ceremony

2. 4 Mistakes Made in Children’s Literature About Natives, and Books That Fix Them

3. Tribal Leaders Meet to Discuss New Tax Law, Express Concerns on Implementation

Courtesy Miccosukee Tribal Affairs Office
Tribal leaders present at the Tax Summit on November 14, 2014.

4. Upper Peninsula Electric Rates Expected to Rise 30 Percent By December 1

5. Video: Watch Lakota Song Unhinge Sen. Warren After Keystone XL Vote

Greg Grey Cloud being led away from Senate chambers by police after bursting into a Lakota song following the narrow defeat of legislation that would have enabled construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.

6. Moai Than Meets the Eye: More Proof Bering Strait Theory is Wrong

Moai Ahu tongariki Easter Island
Ian Sewell (July 2006)/Wikipedia
Moai facing inland at Ahu Tongariki on Easter Island. These moai were restored in the 1990s by a Japanese research team after a cyclone knocked them over in the 1960s.

7. Navajo Gaming’s Derrick Watchman Named One of Arizona’s Top CEOs

Associated Press
Derrick Watchman, CEO of Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise, stands in the entryway of the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort east of Flagstaff, Ariz.

8. Native American Song Follows Senate Keystone XL Vote, Singer Arrested

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9. It’s Nearly Thanksgiving: Try One of These 6 Recipes From the College Fund
This image of another variation on sweet potato soup is from, which provides 8-ingredient vegan recipes.

10. Brian Cladoosby Lays Out NCAI’s Priorities in Time for Lame Duck Session

Brian Cladoosby: “As Congress opens the lame duck one of the first issues will be the Keystone XL Pipeline.”

11. A Decade of Class III Gaming in Okla. Pumped Billions Into Economy, Boosted Education

 Confetti flies during the grand opening of the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on August 3, 2009.
AP Image
Confetti flies during the grand opening of the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on August 3, 2009. On Monday, November 17, 2014, at Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, the Cherokee Nation and neighboring tribes celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the passage of Class III tribal-state gaming compacts.

12. Election of Walker and Mallott Is Historic on Several Levels

Bill Walker (right) is the first independent to be elected governor in Alaska’s state history. Byron Mallott, Tlingit, is the second Alaska Native to be elected lieutenant governor.

13. Let’s Stay Focused on Self-Determination for Our Nations

1. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Veterans Love the Environment Too!

2. 5 Spas in Indian Country Using Luxury Accommodations and Native-Based Treatments

3. Use of ‘Redskins’ on the Airwaves Is Down 42 Percent

4. Jude Schimmel Starts Final Season With Lady Cardinals

Associated Press (archive photo)
Jude Schimmel finished 4-of-10 from the floor for nine points with one coming from beyond the arc.She had six steals and four assists in 29 minutes of play against Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The Cardinals won 89-69.

5. Rising Crime in Bakken Region Leads FBI to Open North Dakota Office

Josh Wood/Associated Press
U.S. Senator John Hoeven announces on Friday, November 14, 2014, in Williston, N.D., that the FBI is opening a permanent office in western North Dakota’s oil patch to help the area deal with rising crime that has followed the state’s oil boom.

6. Native Cooking: A Is for Almonds, D Is for Drought

Almond Health and Nutrition
Almond Board of California
Almonds are chock full of nutrition. Grab a handful and go!

7. Chugach Federal Solutions Awarded $51.9 Million Contract

8. Everyday Adventures On and Off the Rez