Archives For Heritage


Arthur C. Parker, a Seneca Indian, who was the director of the Museum of Arts and Science in Rochester, N.Y. He persuaded the Boy Scouts of America to set aside a day for the “First Americans” and for three years they adopted such a day.

He was born in 1881 to parents Frederick Ely Parker who was half Seneca who was married to Geneva Hortenese Griswold who was English and Scottish, she was a teacher on the Seneca on reservation.


  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

Courtesy U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
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. 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. 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

Photo courtesy deadstate.org
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)
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Six Nations young people got to meet and learn both football and life skills from former NFL player Jimmy Warne.
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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.

Young Native Americans celebrating their culture

Sage Honda, a 22-year-old from Peach Springs, Arizona, wears a handmade dress at the Grand Canyon, a sacred site of the Hualapai people. Since appearing in Miss Native American USA, she has been encouraging Native youth to travel off the reservation to explore more opportunities. "I want to be a role model to show my community and youth that it is possible to come off our land and do big things," she said in the "Red Road" photo series.


1. Frankie Meyer: DNA test can resolve mystery over Native American heritage

2. Big Problems Require Big Solutions: The Federal Government’s Bold Diversity Initiative

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3. Indian gauntlet-sword ‘pata’ – looking at history, form and martial art

4. Postcards: Native American Art & Culture

5. Rebel Music: Native America | Frank Waln Performs “My Stone”

6. Llewellyn – Native American Player

7. Apache Tracking & Survival

8. Native American Scout Training

9. COLORES | In Between The Lines: Native American Poetry | New Mexico PBS

10. Native American Medicine Wheel


1. Shirley v. Deschene: Traditional v. New Generation for Navajo President

Joe Shirley Jr. (right) and Chris Deschene head into November with sites set
on the Navajo Presidency.

2. Reservation of the Mind: Curating the Indigenous Experience

3. Designing for Life: Six Questions with NMAI Architect Johnpaul Jones

Courtesy National Endowment for the Humanities
Johnpaul Jones, an architect of Choctaw and Cherokee heritage recently
received the National Humanities Medal which was presented by President
Barack Obama.

4. Jim Thorpe Featured on Comedy Central’s ‘Drunk History’ (It’s not What

You Think)

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5. Keith Secola: On Stage With Indigo Girls, Singing Brutal Truths

Photo by Jason Morgan Edwards.
Keith Secola performing with Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, in
Albuquerque on July 30. Photo by Jason Morgan Edwards.

6. Take a Little Stroll Down ‘Redskin’s Drive,’ Newly Named Road in Maine

7. Schimmel’s Dream is Over! Atlanta Out of WNBA Playoffs

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Shoni Schimmel

8. Remnants of Sacred Rock Destroyed in the 60s Discovered Underwater

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Wilfred Tootoosis, of the Poundmaker Cree Nation, stands beside Mistaseni.
He was among those who tried to save the sacred rock in the 1960s.

9. U.S. Treasury Awards Majority of copy95 Million in Grants to Native Enterprises

10. Pocahontas Beaded Jewelry Collab Wins Special Award at Santa Fe

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Detail of a piece created by metalsmith Keri Ataumbi and designer Jamie
Okuma. Source: facebook.com/AtaumbiMetals

11. Bracing for Impact: Millions of Tribal Acres at Stake in Upcoming Court Ruling

The proposed casino at Big Lagoon Rancheria

12. EPA Climate Justice Blog: A Dream Realized—Community Driven

Revitalization in Spartanburg

Via EPA

13. All Nations Indian Relay Championships Is Gearing Up for $50,000 Competition

14. Native American Movies