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Indigenous Peoples are among the vulnerable ones when it comes to climate change, and the Obama Administration is using its designated ‘Extreme Heat Week’ May 23-27 to help those on the front line adapt.
Courtesy of Allison Renville
Allison Renville of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate gifts Bernie Sanders with beaded moccasins and sweet grass.
The White House will be hosting the United State of Women Summit this July 14th. Win a ticket!!
A view of the community of Fort Yates and the Missouri River, which surrounds it. The Tribe has stated that if the Missouri River waters were contaminated, the environmental impacts to the Standing Rock Reservation would be devastating.
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.
Chairman Ken St. Marks, Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. January 2016, Box Elder, Montana.
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Crew of a boat trolling for poachers in the Antarctic Ocean spotted a rarely seen blue whale and her calf, and sent a drone to get this footage.
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Beyonce, above, dons a feather headdress. She is slated to perform at halftime during Super Bowl 50 on February 7.
“OMAHA” As Peyton Manning leads the Denver Broncos into Sunday’s 50th Super Bowl against the Carolina Panthers, the Omaha have extended an invitation to Manning to visit the tribe’s homeland in Nebraska.
Photo courtesy Lilah Sandoval
Lilah Sandoval, Diné, beaded this Bronco medallion. Sandoval was born and raised in Denver, and said a large number of Native Americans in Denver are Broncos fans.
Wesley Roach, Skan Photography
Gyasi Ross just dropped a new track called White Privilege 3.
This episode of Native Humor: Pow Wow Jokes and More Stick Figure Indian Cartoons, brought to you by Vincent Schilling.
He is Hilarious! Known as Jonny R., or the Ojibwe Outlaw, the 39-year-old is entering his seventh year in comedy.
Kimberley French ©Twentieth Century Fox
Elk Dog portrayed by Duane Howard on the site of ‘The Revenant’
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.
Ann Marie Chischilly, executive director of the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP)
AP Photo/Francois Mori
“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.”
8. Native American Christmas
9. Native American Night Before Christmas (2006)
10. O Holy Night – Sung by Rhema Marvanne
Courtesy La Plata Office of Emergency Management
The Animas River as it appeared on August 6, 2015, a day after a contractor working for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accidentally let loose three million gallons of toxic sludge. The river flows through the Southern Ute Tribe reservation.
AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall
Hillary Rodham Clinton waves as Bernie Sanders, left, and Martin O’Malley prepare before a Democratic presidential primary debate, Saturday, November 14, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Courtesy Orlando Dugi, Sante Fe
Dress designed by Orlando Dugi, Navajo. Cape and dress from “Desert Heat” Collection, 2012. Paint, silk, organza, feathers, beads, and 24k gold; feathers. Hair and makeup: Dina DeVore. Model: Mona Bear.
The Yukon government wants to allow up to 80 percent of the pristine Peel watershed developed for mining and other interests. Four First Nations say no.
8. Native American Indian Spirit of Meditation
In this February 15, 2010 photo released by 5 Gyres, a coastal area of the Azores Islands in Portugal, is shown littered with plastic garbage.
2. Inuit Answer Hollywood With Sealfie Photo Booths, Giant Group Pic
Canada Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, Inuit, shows off her sealskin cape after Ellen DeGeneres gave money from a tweeted Oscars selfie to the anti-seal-hunt Humane Society.
Courtesy Ho-Chunk, Inc.
Contract review (from top left to bottom right): Dennis Johnson, Ho-Chunk, Inc. CFO; Heath Rist, All Native Group Vice President; Lance Morgan, Ho-Chunk, Inc. President and CEO; Annette Hamilton, Ho-Chunk, Inc. COO.
Courtesy House of Representatives
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, propose alternative budgets that would take the country in significantly different directions. These budgets are more campaign documents than governing instruments, letting voters know what’s ahead depending on which side wins.
Via Twyla Baker-Demary on Facebook
The Gamma Phi Beta sorority posted this banner on its sorority house
Courtesy Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Chairman Arlan Melendez, Air National Guard Brig. Gen. William Burkes, Pyramid Lake Vice Chairman Terence James, and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval in attendance for the grand opening ceremony of the Air National Guard indoor shooting facility.
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Protection Agency officials say 20,000 gallons of crude spilled from a damaged pipeline into a nature reserve in southwest Ohio.
AP Photo/Redwood National and State Parks, Laura Denn
Hacking off redwood burls leaves the tree open to infection, and eliminates its main means of reproduction.
Shadow Wolf John Bothof (Sioux) says “Just because you’re Native American, you don’t always have the inherent skills to be a tracker. They have to be learned and practiced regularly.”
Robert F. Bukaty/AP
Elvers are prized by Maine tribes for both their price and their cultural value.
Quechan Casino Resort
Quechan Casino Resort in Winterhaven, California
‘I don’t think about calendars, deadlines or styles,’ says Sainte-Marie. ‘I just play and sing whatever I dream up.’
Diego James Robles
Lakota northern traditional dancer Nathan Lee dances during an intertribal on Saturday night, during the University of Redlands Powwow.
The world according to climate change: still from a United Nations–produced video highlighting the risks and potentials for adaptation.
Shoni Schimmel won the women’s 3-pointer championship, then defeated the winner of the men’s division as well.