Archives For Native American News


1. Ken St. Marks: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series

Chairman Ken St. Marks, Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. January 2016, Box Elder, Montana.

 

2. Video: Drone Films Spellbinding Dance of Blue Whale Mother and Calf

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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.

 

3. 6 Prop Bets on Super Bowl 50: Will Beyoncé Culturally Appropriate?

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Beyonce, above, dons a feather headdress. She is slated to perform at halftime during Super Bowl 50 on February 7.

4. Orange Crush: Omaha Tribe Issues Invitation to Peyton Manning for Superbowl 50

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“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.

5. For Diné Beader, Business Is Good During Playoff, Super Bowl Season

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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.

6. Gyasi Ross Schools Mackelmore: White Privilege, White Guilt, and the Role of White Allies

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Gyasi Ross just dropped a new track called White Privilege 3.

7. Native Humor: Pow Wow Jokes and More Stick Figure Indian Cartoons

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This episode of Native Humor: Pow Wow Jokes and More Stick Figure Indian Cartoons, brought to you by Vincent Schilling.

8. Hilarious! Comic Jonny R. aka ‘The Ojibwe Outlaw’ is Fostering a Career in Laughs

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He is Hilarious! Known as Jonny R., or the Ojibwe Outlaw, the 39-year-old is entering his seventh year in comedy.

9. To Know Where You’re Going, Learn Where You Came From

10. The Revenant’s Elk Dog: A Conversation with Duane Howard

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Elk Dog portrayed by Duane Howard on the site of ‘The Revenant’

 


1. 12 Awesome Rock Your Mocs Photos From Around the World

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Rock Your Mocs took place all over the world in 2015.

2. USDA Seeds Grassroots Economic Development in New Mexico

3. Little Mortgage Lending in Any of SD Reservation-Only Counties
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4. Akwesasne Man Who Alleged Mishandling by Canadian Border Agents Walks On

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Antoine Delormier and his wife, Donna Delormier, in September after he alleged being dragged from his vehicle and pinned face-down on the pavement by Canadian border guards while trying to get himself to the hospital. Antoine Delormier died on November 24 at age 67.

5. Red Nation TV

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6. The Hub – Native American Indian TV Show

7. Where are the mainstream TV shows about American Indians?

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8. ‘Saints & Strangers’: The Real Story of That First Thanksgiving?

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Raoul Trujillo as Massasoit, center and Kalani Queypo as Squanto, right, in National Geographic Channel’s two-night movie event “Saints & Strangers.”

9. Epic Native American Music – Cherokee Tribe

10. Native American Indians Spiritual Vocal Shamanic Music

 

 


1. Tats Incredible: The Revival of Indigenous Ink

2. Gold King Mine Could Have Been Prevented

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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.

3. Dem 2: Hijacked by ISIS

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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.

4. Native Fashion Movement Celebrated at Peabody Essex Museum

Native Fashion Desert Heat Orlando Dugi
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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.

5. Indians Still Lagging on Home Ownership

6. Obama Doesn’t Understand American Indian History

7. Treaty Rights Triumph: First Nation Peel Watershed Protectors Win Against Yukon Government

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

1. 100-Year-Old Baskets Stolen From Health Services Building

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The traditional baskets stolen from UIHS Potawot Health Village in Arcata, CA.

2. Attention Muppet Lovers: The Jim Henson Company Wants Native Puppeteers!

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Jim Henson, creator of the Muppet Show, poses in September 1977 with some of the
characters he personally operates. In the back row are, left to right, Dr. Teeth and the
Swedish Chef. In the front row are, left to right, Rowlf the Dog, Kermit the Frog and
Mr. Waldorf. (AP Photo)

3. Driving While Indian: A Refresher Course

4. USET’s Semi-Annual Meeting Begins; Honors Two Veterans

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From left: Rodney Butler, Mashantucket Pequot tribal council chairman; Randy Noka,
Narragansett Indian Tribe council member; and USET vice president, and USET
President Brian Patterson

5. Miller Helps Denver Advance to NCAA Lax Semis; Lyle Thompson Makes History in Final Game

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Zach Miller is an attackman for the University of Denver Pioneers.

6. Democratic congresswoman apologizes for ethnically loaded gesture

7. Native American student told not to display eagle feather at graduation

8. Rep. Caught On Video Making Racist ‘Native American’ Whooping Noise

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1. Ishmael Bermudez: Miami resident of Native American heritage will not sell his tiny plot for $1.8m because he believes it is sacred ground

2. Native American health center launches $4M expansion

Britta Guerrero is CEO of the Sacramento Native American Health Center.

3. Native News Update May 15, 2015

4. Rebel Music | Native America: 7th Generation Rises (Full Episode) | MTV

5. Brad Pitt’s Promise of Free Homes on Fort Peck Underway, But With a Cost

Caption: Four of the 5 designs for sustainable housing for the Fort Peck reservation, presented by Make It Right Foundation last year.

6. Native American actors walk off Adam Sandler movie set

7. Gallery: Native American youth perform in Charlotte

CMS partnered with Native Americans to provide a free family event to highlight their heritage.

Payne Sheek, 17, a Lumbee Indian, performed a men's fancy dance before a gathering of at least a couple dozen people Saturday. Sheek and six other Native American youth with The Guilford Native American Association came to Charlotte to spread their culture. "It's important for our children to grow up with a sense of self-identity," said Nora Dial-Stanley, 50, who lead the group. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools partnered with the Metrolina Native American Association to provide a free family event to highlight and honor Native American heritage at the Smith Family Center. The event was open to the public and showcased traditional dancers, story tellers, a flutist and cultural displays unique to Native Americans on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

8. Robbie Robertson Music For The Native Americans Live

9. Making a Native American Earth bowl

10. You Can Do Anything With Bayonets

11. Making staghorn sumac bread

12. Survival way to purifying water from the creek


1. Facing Off: Man in Redface Goes Toe-to-Toe With AIM Member

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2. Video: Reconnecting With the Sacred Water of Mde Maka Ska, Lake Calhoun

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Native students reconnected with the water at the Mde Maka Ska Gathering of Canoe Nations.

3. What the US Is Likely to Contribute to the UN HLPM State-Outcome Document

4. Notes From a Single Mom: Teach Your Children That Hard Work Is the Root of Money

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Lynn Armitage, ICTMN contributing writer who lives in Northern California, and enrolled member of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin.

5. Interior Announces First Transfer to Cobell Education Fund for Native Students

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Jazmine Good Iron (Standing Rock), left, and Adonica Little (Ogalala), right, sit in front of Oglala Lakota College in Rapid City, South Dakota.

1. How to Train the Cesspool of Government Corruption

2. Recent Police Shootings in Albuquerque Draw Federal Investigation

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Riot police launch tear gas toward activists in downtown Albuquerque, following a 10-hour protest around the city following the recent police shootings of Albuquerque men.

3. The Buzz About Arizona’s Newest Casino Resort

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The new casino resort is slated for the intersection of Highway 69 and the Yavpe Connector near Prescott, Arizona.

4. The 10 Best Twitter Comments About FSU’s New Logo

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Florida State University’s new logo

5. Congressional Gold Medal Recipient and Code Talker Edmond Harjo Walks On

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Edmond Harjo holds his Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on November 20, 2013. The ceremony honored code talkers and their service to the U.S. Armed Forces during World War I and World War II. Harjo walked on March 31.

6. Video: Mighty Mars Battles Jupiter and Sirius for April Night Sky Domination

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Mars, Earth’s next-door neighbor, will be at opposition on April 8, putting it in a straight line with Earth and sun, and will come within 57 million miles of us on April 14.