Archives For Sacred Sites


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

Courtesy Joe Francis
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 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


1. Chief Wahoo vs. Baseball’s First Indian Player

2. It’s Official: Jonodev Chaudhuri Confirmed As Chair of NIGC

Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri recently appointed chairman of the National Indian
Gaming Commission: “We believe in fiscal responsibility and for the second
year in a row we’ve reduced gaming fees.”

3. ICTMN’s Weekend Pow Wow Guide

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Gathering of Nations pow wow 2014.

4. Photo: Fearless Fashion Designer Bethany Yellowtail

5. Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly Condemns Adam Sandler Film
Image source: Onion A.V. Club
The Navajo Nation has expressed disappointment at the stereotypical
and offensive elements in the screenplay of Adam Sandler’s ‘Ridiculous Six.’
Image source: Onion A.V. Club

6. Navajo Nation Hospital’s Bed Bug Scare Was False Alarm

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Administrators at the Tsehootsooi Medical Center say news of a bed bug
“infestation” was a false alarm.

7. Tohono O’odham Vote Saturday on Dissolving Troubled District

Could the Hia-Ced District of the Tohono O’odham Nation dissolve come
tomorrow’s primary elections?

8. Video: Adam Sandler’s Producer To Native Actors: ‘Sensitive? You Can Leave’

9. Meet the 21 Women Vying for Miss Indian World

10. Read a Page From the Adam Sandler Script That Caused Native Actors to Quit

Detail of snapshot of the script for ‘The Ridiculous Six.’
11. Native American Cooking

12. Pathfinder (2007), Karl Urban, Moon Bloodgood, Russell Means, Ralf Möller, Clancy Brown

 


1. Parent: Slain Native American Son ‘Would Still Be Here’ Had Video Been Taken

Photo courtesy Melissa Goodblanket
Mah-hi-vist Goodblanket, left, was shot seven times by two white Sheriff’s deputies
in December 2013. Left: Goodblanket’s adopted sister Alicia Renee Chaino Ahkeahbo.

2. Sauk-Suiattle Honored for Assistance In Aftermath of Oso Landslide

Courtesy State of Washington
Sauk-Suiattle Tribe Vice Chairman J. Kevin Lenon speaks at the Medal of Valor ceremony in Olympia.
Lenon, who is also a volunteer firefighter, and others participated in search, rescue and recovery efforts
after the Oso landslide in March 2014.

3. Nixon’s Relationship with Indian Country to be Examined at Conference at Nixon Presidential Library & Museum

President Richard Nixon and the Cacique, Juan de Jesus Romero.

4. Native News Update April 3, 2015

5. Healthy Eating Recipes : Shrimp and Grits Popular Southern Food

6. Native American Kid Friendly Recipes

7. Native American design and culture showcased in Colorado

8. 2015 Seminole Tribal Fair and PowWow Grand Entry

9. Native By Designz 2012 Jewelry Collections

10. Native American Jewelry Crafts for Kids : Arts & Crafts


1. Outdoorsmen and Native Americans Pair Up to Oppose a Bike Path Through the Everglades

Osceola and Billie oppose the greenway.

2. Breathe eCig Corp. Partners with Native American Marketing Enterprises

3. Native Americans: Indian mascots at Connecticut schools no symbol of pride

4. At Last, Violence Against Women Act Lets Tribes Prosecute Non-Native Domestic Abusers

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5. Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

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6. Capturing Humanity Through the Arts

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7. Redskins Nickname is Dropped by School District in Upstate New York

8. Light In The Attic Docs Presents – Native North America (Vol. 1)

9. Popular Native Americans in the United States & Indigenous peoples of the Americas videos

10. Sacred Fire by Wendy Bradshaw (Native American Music Artist)


1. Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People Episode 1

2. Cher – Half Breed

3. Native American Artist Series: Paul Rowley

4. Curley: ACLU Takes Wrong Turn Defending R-Word

5. Obama Names Lucaj to Board of Trustees for Culture and Arts

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Princess Daazhraii Lucaj was recently appointed to a position with the Obama Administration

6. From Football to Evening Gowns: 10 Year Old Royalty Wins Big

Courtesy LeAnn Hascon
An avid athlete, Nizhoni Ward plays football and basketball for local teams.

 

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/03/14/football-evening-gowns-10-year-old-royalty-wins-big-159605

7. Video: Cherokee Elder Ed Wilson Talks Swimming Holes and Pranks

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Cherokee Elder Ed Wilson reminisces about swimming holes, avoiding water moccasins, and the many pranks they used to play.

 

Read more athttp://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/03/14/video-cherokee-elder-ed-wilson-talks-swimming-holes-and-pranks-159546

8. Never Back Down From Racism

9. Well For Culture: Top 10 Fit Natives on Instagram

Photo courtesy Thosh Collins
From left, Thosh Collins, Chelsey Luger and Martin Sensmeier in Brooklyn, New York in July 2014.

 

Read more athttps://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/03/13/well-culture-top-10-fit-natives-instagram-159592

10. Full Circle: Plains Indians Exhibit Takes Top Billing at Metropolitan Museum of Art

Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology, Harvard University
This buffalo-hide robe is covered in the exploits of at least two Lakota warriors and includes 60 figures depicted across 14 events. The exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, ‘The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky,’ runs through May 10. On loan from Musée du quai Branly, Paris.

1. Pomona College Powwow Honors the Ancestors, Tribal Homelands

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2. The Domination System in California

3. This Messy Congress Might Be Able to Actually Govern

Courtesy John Boehner’s Office
A new coalition? A group of Republicans working with Democrats could be good news for Indian Country in this Congress.

4. Video: Cherokee Elder Bennie Ross Talks Refrigeration and Being Neighborly

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Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Elder Bennie Ross talks about growing up, how things were kept cold without a refrigerator and attending a one-room schoolhouse.

5. On the Front Lines: Diné Women Stand Firm Against Increased, Unfettered Oil Development

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Sarah Jane White, helping defend Navajo lands from virtually unregulated oil exploration, plays with her grandson.

6. Jailed in Mexico: Thousands of Indigenous Behind Bars Due to Language Barriers

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7. Native American message: “We are all related” (from Russell Means)

8. Red Crow: Native American Prophecy

9. Ah Nee Mah – Native Visions (A Native American Music Journey)

10. Native American Indians Spiritual Vocal Shamanic Music