Cherokee Nation Adds Millions to Housing, Career Programs
Tribal Council establishes ‘Cherokee Nation Leadership Day’
The Cherokee Nation increased its 2014 operating budget, adding $9.7 million from carryover funds from fiscal year 2013. The additional funding will help more Cherokee citizens with housing and job training.
Rare Trumpeter Swan as Target Practice: Two Men Sentenced on Flathead Reservation
Two non-tribal members in Montana have been fined and barred from hunting or fishing statewide after they shot a rare trumpeter swan on the Flathead Reservation in January.
10 Hand-Painted Hats by Navajo Hatmaker Melissa Barnes [22 Pictures]
From her Navajo background, Melissa Barnes inherited a gift for transforming cowboy hats into unique art pieces. Born in Farmington New Mexico, and based in Durango, Colorado, she’s been creating handmade cowboy hats “with a Native American twist,” often in the form of beading and hand-painting, for 21 years. Her hats are shown at the Heard museum, galleries, and Santa Fe Indian Market.
Press Release (Kansas City, MO) – The North American Indian Tennis Association (NAITA) has selected Kansas City, Missouri to host its 38th Annual NAITA Championships during Memorial Day Weekend on May 24-26. Kansas City was selected to host the event due to its central location, outstanding tennis facilities, favorable weather, family-friendly attractions, and world-famous barbecue. Tribal members of all nations …
Gathering of Nations is on everyone’s mind this week as they gear up for the event on April 24th through the 26th. Over on their YouTube channel, GONpowwow, there’s a …
Buffalo Calf Road Woman, or Brave Woman (b. c. 1850s? -d. 1878), was a Northern Cheyenne woman who saved her wounded warrior brother Chief Comes in Sight, in the Battle of the Rosebud in 1876. Read more http://bit.ly/WNdfQZ
They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind. —Creek Proverb http://bit.ly/14MgQqC
Gouyen (in Mescalero Góyą́ń, “the one who is wise”) (c. 1857-1903), was a 19th-century Apache woman noted for her heroism. Read more http://bit.ly/14hyEYb
Dahteste was a Chiricahua woman. Despite being married with children, she took part in raiding parties with her first husband Ahnandia. She was a compatriot of Geronimo and companion of Lozen on many raids. Read more http://bit.ly/14d8RR7
Native American contemporary artist debuts latest piece at CSUN
American Indian contemporary artist, James Luna, premiered a new art presentation, including a video piece entitled “Family Matters,” to CSUN students.
Native American artist brings culture to Connecticut’s Northwest Corner
Takara Matthews, a member of the Abenaki Sokoki tribe, is the featured artist at the Institute for American Indian Studies (IAIS) in Washington this month in its corner sale. Her art work, which will be featured from April through May ranges from crafts and jewelries to clothing and beadwork.
Elizabeth Warren sticking to campaign script on Cherokee claim
Elizabeth Warren’s autobiography is out, and it looks like she is sticking precisely to her campaign script on her false claim to be Cherokee. The title is “A Fighting Chance.”
Tilikum Crossing: Why TriMet chose to honor Native Americans with new Portland bridge name
In a poetic nod to the indigenous people whose canoes once rippled the Willamette River’s waters, TriMet on Wednesday named Portland’s 12th bridge Tilikum Crossing.
Houston school district abandons mascots offensive to Native Americans
Four schools in the Houston Independent School District (HISD) debuted new mascots on Tuesday, replacing previous ones that had sparked complaints of being offensive to Native American groups.
Native American Group asks OAS to Help With Land Claim
A Native American group says it is asking the Organization of American States to charge the United States with human rights violations.
Museum of antiquity emphasizes current history of Native Americans
What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the words Native American? Is it old movies? Tonto? Protests? Drumming? Casinos?
Study: Teams with Native American mascots end up losing millions
If negative public opinion about Native American mascots can’t dissuade pro sports teams from using them, then maybe a study about the money they’re losing because of those mascots will change their minds.
Grand Entry at Gathering of Nations Pow Wow, Albuquerque, NM View more videos on Pow Wow TV
Native American Fully Beaded Check Book Cover. Beautifully made using size 13 Czech Glass Beads and Tanned Buckskin as seen in pictures. The Colors are Blue with a Hint of Purple …
City in New York to drop legal battles against Oneida Nation
The city of Oneida, New York, is ending litigation against the Oneida Nation.
The city voted to terminate the services of a law firm that was handling litigation against the tribe. The city will now be eligible for money as part of a global settlement that the tribe reached with the state.
From her Navajo background, Melissa Barnes inherited a gift for transforming cowboy hats into unique art pieces.…
In Lakota stories, one of our traditional characters is a spider named “Iktomi.” He got himself in all kinds of predicaments because he was selfish, greedy, and told lies….
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