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Mary Annette Pember
Old photo of children at St. Mary’s Indian boarding school.
Elaine Thompson/Associated Press
The industry-lined Duwamish River has been polluted for a hundred years or more and its bottom five miles ruled a Superfund site. That section will now get a $342 million cleanup.
Some 40 Native Youth Ambassadors attended the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference to witness President Barack Obama’s dedication to improving the lives of young American Indians throughout the country.
Attorney General Eric Holder delivers a speech at the White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.
Alicia Ostrander is one of three Native women headed to the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championships
Richard Lincoln III
Richard Lincoln III left his foster family and returned to his coastal Yup’ik village on the western edge of Nelson Island in the Bering Sea.
Tohono O’odham Nation
A look at the first phase of the West Valley Resort’s gaming facility.
Misty Upham arrives on the red carpet at the 2013 AFI Fest premiere of ‘August: Osage County’ at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
MSNBC screen shot
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell tells MSNBC host José Díaz-Balart, ‘They know their lands better than we do’ when asked about the Keystone XL pipeline.
Photo courtesy Tessa McLean
Arapaho and Cheyenne leaders stand on the west steps of the Colorado State Capitol during an event to recognize the 150 years since the Sand Creek Massacre on November 29, 1864.
National Parks Service
An aerial view of the Grand Canyon
Photo by Lee Wexler, Images for Innovation
From a staged reading of ‘Cedars’ at LaMama. Photo by Lee Wexler, Images for Innovation
The white stuff is manmade this year, in more ways than one. Three of the Snowbowl’s 43 bare ski runs have been coated in artificial snow made from treated wastewater.
A rare white deer, a buck not unlike this one, was shot through both lungs by an 11-year-old hunter using a crossbow.
Chief Phil Lane Jr. tells the Prophecy of the White Buffalo.
Tim Prothero, Vintage Lax
Twitter user @melissalegarda takes umbrage with actress Rooney Mara’s upcoming role as Tiger Lily in ‘Pan.’
‘My Body Is a Book of Rules’ by Elissa Washuta deals with mental illness, sexual trauma, and Native American identity.
12. NIGA’s Stevens Inducted to Gaming Hall of Fame; Receives Leadership Award
Gale Courey Toensing
Ernie Stevens Jr.