Coyote as a Hunter
Coyote traveled a long distance and in the middle of the day it was very hot. He sat down and rested, and thought, as he looked up to Tinia, “How I wish the Cloud People would freshen my path and make it cool.”
We, the ancient ones, ascended from the middle of the world below, through the door of the entrance to the lower world, we hold our songs to the Cloud, Lightning, and Thunder Peoples as we hold our own hearts. Our medicine is precious.
Native American Stories – Wetamoo
Native American Stories – Wetamoo “The Native American Story of Wetamoo Boy’s Book of Indian Warriors, by Edwin L. Sabin”
How Catfish got a flat head
Long ago, when the fish and the animals could talk, the chief of the catfish called council. He said to all, “Hau, brothers. I am very tired of eating things from the mud at the bottom of the lake. I think we should have meat as do the wolves.
Native American Stories – Rain in the Face
Native American Stories – Rain in the Face “The Native American Story of Rain in the Face Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains by Charles A. Eastman”
How the Crow came to be black
In days long past, when the earth and the people on it were still young, all crows were white as snow. In those ancient times the people had neither horses nor firearms nor weapons of iron. Yet they depended upon the buffalo hunt to give them enough food to survive.
How the Fawn got its spots
Long ago, when the world was new, Wakan Tanka, The Great Mystery, was walking around. As he walked he spoke to himself of the many things he had done to help the four-legged ones and the birds survive.
Native American Stories – Dull Knife
Native American Stories – Dull Knife “The Native American Story of Dull Knife Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains by Charles A. Eastman”
The Native American story of Cochise. Learn about the culture, stories, myths and legends of American Indians and their famous chiefs and tribes.
Iktome, Coyote and the Rock
Coyote was walking with his friend Iktome.
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Along their path stood Iya, the rock. This was not just ant rock; it was special. It had those spidery lines of green moss all over it, the kind that tell a story. Iya had power.
A boy went on a turtle hunt, and after following the different streams for hours, finally came to the conclusion that the only place he would find any turtles would be at the little lake
Spotted Eagle and Black Crow
Many lifetimes ago there lived two braves warriors. One was named Wanblee Gleshka, Spotted Eagle. The other was Kangi Sapa, Black Crow.
Native American Stories – Little Wolf
Native American Stories – Little Wolf “The Native American Story of Little Wolf Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains by Charles A. Eastman”
Rez Ball Is Big Time in the Navajo Nation
In the days leading up to the Schimmel sisters’ recent championship run with the Louisville Cardinals in the NCAA Tournament, 20 Navajo high school basketball teams made it to the state championships in Arizona and New Mexico.
NEW YORK Indigenous Peoples from around the world are in New York City for the Twelfth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
BIA’s Charles Addington Finalist for Public Service Medal
On May 14, Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs announced that Charles Addington had been named a finalist by the Partnership for Public Service for its 2013 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals.
Joaquin Gallegos Named a Champion for Native Dental Health
Among the 2013 Champions for Change named by the Center for Native American Youth is Joaquin Gallegos, Jicarilla Apache Nation/Pueblo of Santa Ana, a 22-year-old college student and aspiring dentist in Denver, Colorado who recently collaborated with the Center for Native Oral Health Research at the Colorado School of Public Health to secure a grant for a study to determine the dental status of designated tribes in the southwest.
5 Natural Pest Deterrents for Your Garden
Whatever pests you may be grappling with this year, I highly encourage you not to resort to commercial pesticides. The poisons used in these products are just that—poisonous. Many of the products have links to Monsanto, a gigantic agriculture corporation that is not only behind GMOs (genetically modified organisms) but has pushed thousands of farmer’s out of house and home by tying them up in legal cases merely because a Monsanto-patented seed was blown into the unsuspecting farmer’s field where it began growing—without permission and due royalties to Monsanto.
Flight of Fancy: What the Planets Would Look Like if They Were as Close as the Moon
Watching planets and stars as they appear in the sky is captivating, but gazing at pinpricks of light glistening against the celestial sphere doesn’t give the heavenward ogler a sense of what these magnificent globes are really like.
Native Actresses Michelle Thrush and Misty Upham Hit the Cannes Film Festival
It’s been a big day in Cannes for Jimmy P., one of the most anticipated entries in the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, and that also goes for Native actresses Michelle Thrush and Misty Upham. Both are in town with the film’s star, Benicio del Toro, the director Arnaud Desplechin, and other cast members for press conferences, hobnobbing, and of course the red carpet premiere.
The Native American story of Billy Bowlegs. Learn about the culture, stories, myths and legends of American Indians and their famous chiefs and tribes.
Elijah Harper, Iconic Aboriginal Leader Who Scuttled Meech Accord, Walks On
Condolences have poured in for revered aboriginal leader and politician Elijah Harper, who walked on at age 64 from heart failure induced by diabetes complications on Friday morning May 17.
Once upon a time there lived as neighbors a bear and a rabbit. The rabbit was a good shot, and the bear being very clumsy could not use the arrow to good advantage.
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO Shoni was selected to the USA World University Games team this was the short text message that I received from the father of
Upper Sioux Tribal Elder, Educator and Historian Tom Ross Walks On
Upper Sioux tribal elder, educator and historian Tom Ross walked on May 10 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 64. He was born November 25, 1948 in Granite Falls, the first son of Rufus Vanderbilt and Verna (Cavender) Ross. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1968 as a field radio operator and served in Vietnam. He was honorably discharged in 1970.
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