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1. New Governor Works With Citizens, Tribes to ‘Create a Vision for Alaska’

Lt. Gov-elect Byron Mallott, Tlingit, addressing citizens on Sunday as part of the new governor’s transition team.

2. Deputy Secretary Connor Outlines Land Buy-Back Program Accomplishments

Courtesy Department of the Interior
Mike Connor, deputy secretary of Interior

3. What I’m Thankful For

4. Book Review: ‘The Road Back to Sweetgrass’

Road Back to Sweetgrass

5. 300 California Native Americans Protest, Tell Redskins They’re ‘Not Your Mascot’

Courtesy Marc Dadigan
At the Change the Name: No Honor in Racism demonstration Sunday, Nov. 23, more than 300 demonstrators, representing dozens of tribes, joined in solidarity against Native American mascots and team names at the Santa Clara Civic Center, a few hundred yards from Levi’s Stadium where the San Francisco 49ers played the Washington professional football team.

6. Grievance Against Begaye Dismissed, Cleared for General Election Ballots

7. ‘Who Will Dan Snyder Bully Next?’ Asks New Change the Mascot Ad

Change the Mascot Dany Snyder Bully
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A screenshot from a new Change the Mascot ad displays the word ‘BULLY’ before an image of a Washington team helmet and team owner Dan Snyder.

8. Video: Rural Communities, Wellsprings of Life, Besieged by Climate Change

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More than 90 percent of the U.S. is rural, yet just 20 percent of its people live in those areas. However, the changes there will have a profound impact on cities.

9. Sen. Begich Talks About Native American Heritage Month

Senator Mark Begich
Office of Sen. Mark Begich
Alaska Sen. Mark Begich has offered a statement for Native American Heritage Month.

10. EPA Climate Justice Blog: Cities on the Edge

A street in Detroit

11. Ole Miss Signs Choctaw Softball Standout

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Ole Miss signs standout shortstop Hailey Lunderman, Choctaw, on November 25, 2014.

12. University of Utah’s Utes Mascot Has Been Proud Tradition Since 1972

The Salt Lake Tribune
Members of the Ute tribe sang and danced during halftime at the University of Utah’s basketball game on November 21, 2014.

13. New Compilation Rescues Native Folk, Rock and Country From the Vinyl Dustbin

14. Louie Gong’s ‘Inspired Natives’ Project Takes on Its Second Artist-Entrepreneur

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Heart Berry earrings by Sarah Agaton Howes, an Anishinaabe artist who has signed on with Louie Gong’s Inspired Natives project.

1. Video: Climate Change Adaptation Is Half the Battle, Says National Climate Assessment

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Adapting to the climate change that is already manifesting is as important as preventing further environmental deterioration, say the convening lead authors of the Adaptation chapter of President Barack Obama’s National Climate Assessment.

2. Photographers Sue to Stop Grand Teton Elk Hunt

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A cow elk is dragged by horse to the Blacktail Ponds Overlook during the Elk Reduction Program in Grand Teton National Park. A lawsuit filed on October 20 by two photographers seeks to stop the hunt.

3. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Talks to ICTMN About Indigenous Knowledge, Stewardship and Tribal Relations

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy

4. Governing and Demagoguery

5. Tribes Seeks Sovereignty Grand Slam With Reauthorization of Housing Act

Mark Fogarty
A house in the Black Mesa View subdivision on the San Felipe Pueblo north of Albuquerque

6. This Election, the People are Singing

Courtesy Native Vote
Montana’s future voters. Two young advocates took time from the powwow to tell adults to vote because it matters.

7. Actions Define Destiny: Sharing Indigenous Knowledge in South Africa

George Neptune Peace Indaba
George Neptune
George Neptune poses with other youth delegates on Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for more than two decades.

8. Historic Arthur Amiotte Exhibit Now on Display at The Heritage Center

Arthur Amiotte
Red Cloud Indian School/Arthur Amiotte
World-renowned Lakota artist Arthur Amiotte’s traveling exhibition “Transformation and Continuity in Lakota Culture: The Collages of Arthur Amiotte, 1988-2014″ will be on display at The Heritage Center from November 15 through December 15, 2014

9. Find Your Relatives: Ancestry.com Expands American Indian Collection

Library of Congress Navajos
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
This image from the Library of Congress is simply titled “Navajos” and is from 1905.

10. Honoring Veterans II: Belated Honor for Code Talkers

11. AIANTA to Introduce Indian Country Tourism to the Chinese Travel Market

12. Check Out 17 Beautiful Portraits from Stone Mountain Pow Wow by Amy Morris

Gaylon Nelson at Stone Mountain Pow Wow Oct 30-Nov 02, 2014
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Gaylon Nelson at Stone Mountain Pow Wow 2014

13. That’s so Hawkish! Seahawks Mascot Leaves Handler to Hang With Fans

Taima the Hawk, the Seattle Seahawks live mascot, flew away from her hander to hang out with fans.

14. First Nation Soccer Star in Hall of Fame 100 Years After Death

British Columbia Archives
Harry Manson (bottom row, second from right) helped pioneer the game of soccer. He was inducted into the Soccer Hall of Fame posthumously on November 8, 2014.

15. Must-See Documentary: LaDonna Harris, a Native Ambassador for 50 Years

Actress Cicely Tyson and LaDonna Harris were among a group honored as ‘Women of the Year 1973.’

1. The Power of ‘Thank You’ and ‘I’m Sorry’

2. Video: ICTMN’s Man on the Street: How Many Tribes Are There?

3. 5 Super Bowl XLVIII Bets: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

4. Navajo Nation Council Approves Junk Food Tax to Fight Obesity

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5. Let’s Get ‘Sirius’ About the Dog Star, Sky’s Brightest Twinkler

Yuuji Kitahara
Sirius, the Dog Star or Wolf to many cultures across time, as seen through a very modern telescope.

6. The U.S. Has Abandoned Natives

7. Officials Will Not Be Charged in Peru’s Forced Sterilization Program


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Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori

8. Punxsutawney Phil Gets His Pre-Super Bowl 15 Minutes of Groundhog Day Fame

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Today the groundhog will stick his head out of the ground and, hopefully, will not run right back in.

9. Goodell Defends R-Word in Pre-Super Bowl Press Conference

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10. Troy Eid: Violence, PTSD Are Killing Native Youth

AP Photo/Anchorage Daily News, Erik Hill
Chair Troy Eid, right, addresses the audience as fellow commissioners Ted Quasula, left, and Carole Goldberg of the Indian Law and Order Commission review a section of their report at the 23rd Annual BIA Tribal Providers Conference on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

11. Inside the Latest Stalled Carcieri Fix

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), left, and Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) sat together during the State of the Union address last week.

12. The BIA’s Cobell Land Buy Back Plan Is a Mess

13. Peru’s Amazon Jungle: Rich, Lush and Worth Saving

Hans Tammemagi
Boating on the Rio De Madres Dios in the Amazon jungle in Manu, Peru.

14. New Mexico-Arizona Tribal Ski Programs Help to Heal America

Colleen Keane
Olympian Suzy “Chapstick” Chaffee (middle) teaches Jason and Jayla Abeyta (Ohkey Owingeh/San Juan Pueblo) how to joyfully fly like eagles on skis down Pajarito Mountain.

15. Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California: The Latest Threat to Tribal Land

16. A World Conference on Indigenous Peoples With No Indigenous?

17. Native History: ‘The World’s Fastest Indian’ Opens in Theaters

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New Zealand’s Burt Munro in 1962.

18. ‘NotYourMascot’ Trends on Twitter Over Super Bowl Weekend [37 Images]

19. Native American Fans Celebrate Seattle Win, Shocked by Denver Loss

Associated Press/Seth Wenig
A Seattle Seahawks fan celebrates as the Seahawks come up with a safety against the Denver Broncos the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J.

20. Coca-Cola’s ‘America the Beautiful’ Super Bowl Ad Causes Stir

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KFYR-TV News
Up to 90 percent of the homes on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation rely on propane for heating.

What was he thinking?

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