Archives For Cleveland Indians


1. Native American Navy Veteran Paved Way for Career Field, Honors Heritage

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Retired United States Navy Chief Petty Officer, Linda Old Horn-Purty, a member of the Crow tribe from the Crow Agency, Montana reservation, and the Head Woman Dancer.

2. Waste Not When Others Want: Food Recovery Efforts Are Necessary

Food Recovery Network Redefining Leftovers
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The Food Recovery Network wonders what you’re doing with your leftovers.

3. Sign This: Another Petition to Remove Andrew Jackson from the $20 Bill

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Andrew Jackson has appeared on the $20 bill for the last 90 years.

4. ‘Playing the White Man’s Games’: Don Marks Talks About His New Book

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Don Marks

5. Navajo Human Rights Commission Assesses Treatment of Navajo Citizens

6. Relief at a Stiff Price I: Marketing to the Male Ego

7. Still Here, in the Big City: Meet the Legacy of the Indian Relocation Act

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Kenneth Ramos in ‘Legacy of Exiled NDNZ.’ Photo courtesy Pamela J. Peters.

8. Greenpeace Apologizes for Wrecking Nazca Lines as Peru Prepares Criminal Charges

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Greenpeace wanted to catch the eyes of those in power with this sign. But it caught attention for the wrong reasons, by damaging one of Peru’s most famous and precious archaeological sites.

9. Blackhorse: Fake Chiefs, Headdresses and the Tomahawk Chop Must Go

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Faux headdresses and the Indian caricature-perpetuating tomahawk chop is common at Cleveland Indians and Florida State Seminole games.

10. Hawaii Native Wins First Heisman Trophy for Oregon Ducks and for Hawaii

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Marcus Mariota is the first football player from Hawaii to win the Heisman Trophy.

11. La Push Kush, Lummi Yummy, Apache Gold? When the Rez Smoke Shop Goes to Pot

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Will the stereotypical cigar store Indian soon be known for selling a different kind of buzz?

12. Nez Perce Member Tapped to Oversee CRITFC’s Fishery Science Department

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Dr. Zachary L. Penney, a member of the Nez Perce Tribe, has been selected to lead the Fishery Science Department of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission.
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A march and rally against the Washington football team name is slated for December 28 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, organizers said.
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The Geminids have peaked for the year, but there are still a few lurking about, and the backstory is compelling.

1. Talking Heads Segregation: Why Aren’t More Natives on TV Panels?

2. Coal Ships And Tribal Fishing Grounds

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Lummi council member Jay Julius (left) has been a strong voice against the Gateway Pacific Terminal. At maximum capacity the coal export facility would bring more than 450 ships through tribal fishing areas.

3.  Holy Carp! Potential copy8 Billion Cost to Keep Invasive Fish Out of Great Lakes

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Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, leap from the Illinois River near Havana, Illinois, in 2012.

5. FireKeepers Casino Hits $200M Mark in Wages and Benefits

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The exterior lighting of FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, Michigan

6. Cleveland Indians Slowly Phasing out Chief Wahoo

7. Tribes Receive $2.2M in Historic Preservation Grants

8. Treasury’s Federal Insurance Office To Consult Tribes

9. Documentary Explores Filmmaker’s Own Story of Sexual Abuse at the Hands of a Woman

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Cherri Low Horn, sexually abused by a woman as a child, tells her story and starts a dialogue on the subject of such abuse.

10. Building a Better Basket: Quality Time With Master Weavers in Idaho

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A weaver’s busy hands at work on a cedar basket at the Northwest Native American Basketweavers Association annual event.