Arts

Clues From History: Why Donald J. Trump’s Presidency Is Over

Written by at August 23, 2017

Trump lost what was left of his ability to govern. There are clues, and the record is mixed. Many state governments have reached that point of chaos.

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Miss Native American USA Announces New Venue and 6th Annual Scholarship Pageant

Written by at August 23, 2017

Promoting positivity and strength of young Native women: And a new venue for the 6th annual Miss Native American USA pageant

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The Sad Tale of the Man in Dress Blues

Written by at August 23, 2017

A sad tale of a Marine and his dress blues, and his return home to the Navajo Nation.

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Can Ayahuasca Alleviate Depression and Poverty?

Written by at August 23, 2017

The medicinal properties of ayahuasca, a hallucinogen found deep in the Peruvian Amazon that is brewed into a tea, are becoming more attractive to Western users and scientists.

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Activists Smash 200-year-old Statue to Christopher Columbus

Written by at August 22, 2017

A group of activists in Baltimore, Maryland, smashed a monument to Christopher Columbus saying he “initiated a centuries-old wave of terrorism.”

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The Santa Fe Zohi Gallery: Amazing Native Art and a Virtual Standing Rock Bicycle Tour

Written by at August 22, 2017

A Standing Rock Virtual Experience, Native Art, Photography and film, check out the Native-owned and operated Zohi Gallery

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Over the Years, Americans Have Become Increasingly Exposed to Extremism

Written by at August 22, 2017

Extremism has always been with us, but the Internet has allowed ideas that advocate hate and violence to reach more and more people.

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Vote Now! Taboo of Black Eyed Peas’ Standing Rock Music Video Nominated for MTV Award

Written by at August 21, 2017

Taboo’s ‘Stand Up Stand N Rock’ features an all-star line-up of Native hip hop artists, Shailene Woodley and Martin Sensmeier

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Did You Catch Tina Fey’s Standing Rock Shoutout on SNL?

Written by at August 21, 2017

Did You Catch Tina Fey’s Standing Rock Shoutout on SNL?Saturday Night Live, not one to shy away from politics and current events, brought in Tina Fey to talk about Charlottesville, Virginia on their popular Weekend Update segment. Tina Fey’s segment starts at 0:40 in. About 3:00 in is when…..

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Native People Discuss What To Do About Mt. Rushmore (No, Don’t Blow it Up, Stupid Ass Vice.com)

Written by at August 20, 2017

The Thing About Skins: Blow up Mt. Rushmore? Not so fast Vice.com, why don’t you talk to Native people first? We know a little something …

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 20, 2017

Written by at August 20, 2017

A Charlottesville turning point, a Standing Rock shout-out, and a Jane Doe cold case, all captured attention in Indian country during The Week That Was for August 20, 2017.

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In Case You Missed It: Beautiful Native-made Baskets at the Autry Museum in Los Angeles

Written by at August 20, 2017

Beautiful Native-made baskets! The California Indian Basketweavers Association is enjoying a sorely-needed rejuvenation with major funding.

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Obesity in Indian Country Is Mostly the Same; Why That’s Incremental Progress

Written by at August 19, 2017

A new study, one that is built on a massive amount of data, reports that obesity among Native American youth is mostly the same.

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Santa Clara Pueblo artist Helen Hardin Show Coming to Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Written by at August 19, 2017

Santa Clara Pueblo artist Helen Hardin Show Coming to Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

The amazing work of late Santa Clara Pueblo artist Helen Hardin coming to the IPCC’s newly-renovated South Gallery this fall.

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Native ‘Predator’ Actor Sonny Landham Walks on at 76. Schwarzenegger Says ‘We’ll Miss Him’

Written by at August 19, 2017

Known for ’48 Hrs.’ ‘Poltergeist,’ and ‘Predator,’ Hollywood and Indian country mourn the loss of Native actor Sonny Landham who has walked on at 76

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HDIMT? A White Moose Spotted in Sweden, a Donkey in DC

Written by at August 18, 2017

A Swedish nature lover captures a completely white moose on video after three years, while the 25th amendment could be close to being enacted.

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Mapuche Artist Bernardo Oyarzun Unmasks Chile’s Truth

Written by at August 17, 2017

Artist Bernardo Oyarzun tells the story of his indigenous heritage and of Chile through his Mapuche masks, on display this year at the Venice Biennale.

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We Are The SEEDS: New Indian Art Market in Santa Fe

Written by at August 16, 2017

A new four day event with 100 Native artists, youth workshops and a sunset concert at the Santa Fe Railyard, “We are the SEEDS”

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Amusing Others Through Kill Media: Native Cultural Depiction

Written by at August 16, 2017

Amusing Others Through Kill Media: Native Cultural Depiction

As the summer blockbusters begin to heat up, a closer look at “Wind River” shows the same old story presented by Hollywood in the form of kill media

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PBS Documentary on Native American Tribal Justice and Families Debuts Monday August 21

Written by at August 15, 2017

A new PBS Documentary on POV titled Tribal Justice spotlights tribal courts that incorporate indigenous customs and beliefs into their justice systems

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‘40 Under 40’ Natives Named! National Center to Honor its Tenth Class of Awardees

Written by at August 15, 2017

Names of the “Native American 40 under 40” award winners have been released. This marks the 10th anniversary of 40 Under 40. Including 2017’s tenth class of honorees, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development will have recognized 400 total emerging American Indians from across Indian country.

The National Center will honor the 2017 class 40 under 40 award recipients during its inaugural Northwest Enterprise Development Conference at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip,

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Food Network’s Guy Fieri brings family to Pueblo Harvest Cafe for ‘Guy’s Family Road Trip’

Written by at August 13, 2017

Guy Fieri visits the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center’s Pueblo Harvest Cafe for “Guy’s Family Road Trip” and Tewa Taco recipe now on Food Network website

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Disney Exec: ‘She has to be sexy.’ Historical Inaccuracies and Harms of Disney’s Pocahontas

Written by at August 12, 2017

Disney knew Pocahontas was young, but they wanted her to be ‘sexy’: Disney’s Pocahontas isn’t just offensive and historically inaccurate, but harmful.

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VIDEO: Tanya Tagaq Sings in Inuktitut on ‘Sivulivinivut’ From Retribution Album

Written by at August 11, 2017

World Premiere Video: Inuk vocalist Tanya Tagaq has released her newest video ‘Sivulivinivut’ from her last album ‘Retribution’

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Native Voting Rights—Back to the Drawing Board in South Dakota?

Written by at August 11, 2017

Controversy followed South Dakota’s announcement that voters on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation would have restricted voting access for 2018 elections.

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