Archives For Alaska
Tony Tiger, Bacone art director, talks with young artist Skyla Sikora about printmaking and the faculty art show at Merritt D. Betts library.
Vimeo/The Story Group
Mitigation is our way out of the climate mess, if we act now, scientists say.
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Young men of the Northland Eagles Hand Drum Group performed an honor song written for the 2014 Capitol Christmas tree.
Togiak voter support specialists Stephanie Poulsen, left, and Angel Aoiojiak, using VHF radio (a kind of village-wide party line) to announce a potluck later this evening to celebrate Election 2014. They’ll spend the day helping elders and others get to the polls.
And the winner is … Guess which Canadian city has the highest aboriginal population?
Revered activist Winona LaDuke, Ojibwe, addresses a crowd of at least 3,500 people outside TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 2 , 2014 in protest of the Washington team name.
James Pine(left) and Zuya White Plume after running the NYC marathon on November 2, 2014.
UN Photo/Amanda Voisard
Participants at press conference to launch Synthesis Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), including (centre) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri. Copenhagen, Denmark, on November 2.
Photo courtesy Indiana University.
Billy Mills, left, with Robby Benson during the filming of ‘Running Brave.’ Photo courtesy Indiana University.
Standing from left addressing a Manokotak Village council meeting, Grace Mulipola, from Native Village of Koliganek, Bristol Bay Native Corporation legal assistant and early-vote project manager; Rose Wassillie, absentee voting official of Togiak and village resource specialist for Bristol Bay Native Corporation; and Arline Franklin, the absentee voting official of Native Village of Manokotak. Seated at right is Mike Toyukak, lead plaintiff in the recent successful voting-rights lawsuit, Toyukak v. Treadwell.
MC RedCloud looks to set a record and help a cause with a marathon rap performance.
Ironside Bird Rescue Inc.
Munchie, the baby golden eagle found by an 11-year-old boy in July, was finally recovered enough from its throat infection to be set free in October.
The new Jack Brown Center campus in Tahlequah
Cherokee Elder Joe Grayson tells a Halloween tale.
Ghostly space sounds from NASA set the tone for a hair-raising Halloween.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, shops at Alaska Federation of Natives convention last week. Election dolls with messages of support for candidates and ballot measures. The AFN board endorsed Sen. Mark Begich for re-election. (The dolls are sold by Ursla Irvin from Chevak, Alaska.)
Courtesy Albuquerque Police Department
A judge on Wednesday denied the two juveniles accused in the fatal beating of two Navajo homeless men in Albuquerque to have all non-felony charges tried in juvenile court.
Justin Tang, AP
People gather around the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial as they mourn the loss of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the army reservist who was shot dead as he stood guard at the memorial on October 22. He was buried in Hamilton, Ontario, with full honors on Tuesday October 28.
Protesters hold up signs during a Redskins protest last year in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Courtesy Barbara Searls and Freda Westman
The author’s mother, Phoebe Ward Hopper, wearing the button blanket and headband she made herself and wore to the annual ANS/ANB conventions in Alaska. Unfortunately, the front of the headband with the eagle design is not visible. (Courtesy Barbara Searls and Freda Westman)
American University Queers and Allies offer appropriate Halloween costume tips.
QB Tyler Bray shows kids football drills at the Sports Pavilion on October 28 in Lawrence, Kansas as part of NFL Play 60 and Indian Health Service Haskell Diabetes Prevention Program.
Cherokee Nation citizen James Martins, of Afton, talks with Northeastern Tribal Health System CEO and fellow Cherokee, Kim Chuculate, during a regular visit to the clinic.
Courtesy Veteran Affairs Department
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) met the new Director of the Office of Tribal Government Relations for the Veterans Affairs Department, Stephanie Birdwell in March 2011.
A new video urges Alaska Native voters to get to the polls. And early. “Get Out the Native Vote” reminds people that they can vote until November 4th in one of the 128 newly established voting sites across the state.
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Even without climate change, ‘the story of the Southwest is the story of water,” says climate scientist Gregg Garfin in this video about the Southwest chapter of the National Climate Assessment released in 2014.
Courtesy Ashley Fairbanks
One of Ashley Fairbanks’s T-shirts that are currently for sale to protest the Washington football team.
Courtesy Cherokee Nation
Students at Peggs Public School receive supplies collected and donated by CNB employee volunteers.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
This transparent-headed food thief trolls the deep but was caught by underwater cameras in a rare sighting.
“Girl Lost in Man Camp,” a painting by renowned ledger artist John Pepion, depicts life in the Bakken.
Misty Upham arrives on the red carpet at the 2013 AFI Fest premiere of ‘August: Osage County’ at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Committee
Celebration after the vote passed by the Seattle City Council on Monday, October 6.
Jay Czar, executive director of MFA, presents Mark Fogarty with MFA’s 2014 Media Partner of the Year award at the 2014 New Mexico Housing Summit.
Courtesy Western Native Voice
First time voter Abby Green, 18, with a ballot in Browning, Montana at the Blackfeet satellite voting office.
Many Natives would rather take their chances on the streets of Albuquerque instead of going to a shelter due to distrust.
Half a billion small-scale farmers are helping pioneer sustainable techniques.
How a US government loan to the oil giant enabled an environmentally destructive project plagued by lethal landslide, police repression and civil unrest.
11. Live 1,000ft from roads asthmatics are told: Scientists warn of growing impact of air pollution on sufferers