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Native american News

Ancient North American infant reburied

Anzick-1, the 12,600-year-old remains of an infant found in central Montana, whose DNA was sequenced earlier this year, has been buried in a special ceremony.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

Op-Ed: Is the U.S. Army racist for naming helicopters after Native tribes?

Washington, D. C. - In the wake of the recent flap over the name of a US sports team, some have questioned the cultural sensitivity of the US Army’s practice of naming its helicopters after Native American tribes, leaders, and terms.
In the Media by Justin King - 5 comments

Museum receives major donation of Native American art

San Francisco - The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco will be showcasing a large collection of Native American art beginning May 3rd thanks to a gift of approximately 200 objects and a large endowment from Thomas W. Weisel, a local financier.
In the Media by Justin King

Natives vow ‘direct action’ to stop Keystone pipeline Special

The war over the controversial Keystone pipeline may soon leave legislative halls and courtrooms as native peoples are preparing to open a new front in the ongoing battle. Natives announced this month that direct action would be used as a last resort.
Digital Journal Report by Justin King - 25 comments

Historic Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center in peril Special

Seattle - The Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, built on lands obtained after activists occupied a decommissioned army fort, is in financial trouble.
Digital Journal Report by Justin King - 2 comments

A conversation with Breaking Bad's Jeremiah Bitsui Special

Jeremiah Bitsui is nothing like the sociopath he plays on Breaking Bad. However, he is thankful to have had the opportunity to portray one of the baddest of the bad on the hit AMC series. [Spoiler alert]
Digital Journal Report by Mindy Peterman

Canadian regulators OK pipeline through native lands amid protest

Toronto - A regulatory panel recommended the government approve pipeline construction through lands held by native peoples. Canada’s three-person panel said the potential $6.5 billion revenue outweighed environmental concerns and native property rights.
In the Media by Justin King - 3 comments

Native Americans release art to create 12 days of consciousness

Native artists have released a collection of artwork in hopes of creating “12 Days of Consciousness.” The campaign, hosted by honorthetreaties.org, addresses a number of causes dear to the Native American community through the art.
In the Media by Justin King - 2 comments

Wikwemikong Cultural Festival and Powwow Special

Wikwemikong Cultural Festival and Powwow on Manitoulin Island, Canada, is held every year on the August Civic Holiday Long Weekend. Very few foreign tourists know about the festival, but it is great fun, and well worth the time it takes to travel to it.
Digital Journal Report by Elka Weinstei - 3 comments

Celebrating Métis heritage and culture at Oshawa's Memorial Park Special

Oshawa - This weekend, the Oshawa and Durham Region Métis Council hosts its 7th annual Métis Heritage Celebration. The event includes traditional games, art, craft goods, music and dancing.
Digital Journal Report by Katie Ryalen - 3 comments

Video: Native Americans outraged at pro-gun billboard

Greeley - Two billboards in Greeley, Colorado which use an image of Native Americans to make a case for gun rights are causing outrage. Many residents are saying the message is offensive, insensitive and disrespectful of Native Americans and their history
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 7 comments

Senate renews Domestic Violence act, GOP male Senators 'vote no'

The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday afternoon to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, by a vote of 78 to 22. Of those opposing the legislation –– all 22 were Republican men.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan - 1 comment

Video: Native American confronts anti-illegal immigration protest

Tucson - In Tucson, Arizona, a rally against illegal immigration was interrupted by the rant of a Native American man, who called them all the real "illegals" for invading his country.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 8 comments

Native American students accused of being 'anti-Thanksgiving'

After the University of Virginia's American Indian Student Union had their "anti-Thanksgiving" potluck, conservatives took to the Internet accusing the students of waging "war on Thanksgiving" and promoting a liberal agenda.
In the Media by Can Tran - 4 comments

Victoria's Secret apologizes to Native Americans, pulls headdress

New York - Sexy lingerie maker Victoria's Secret has pulled its Native American-style headdress from its television broadcast next month, after the racy outfit was criticized as insensitive towards the Native American community.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan - 7 comments

Pope names first Native American saint

Pope Benedict XVI has named seven new saints. One of those selected is a Native American woman who lived during the seventeenth century. The naming took place at a special ceremony on Sunday October 21.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 7 comments

Photo Essay: A Celebration of Native American Culture Special

Nashville - For the past 30 years, Nashville Tennessee has played host to the Native American Indian Association of Tennessee (NAIA) Pow Wow and Fall Festival
Digital Journal Report by Greta McClain

Intermarriage Discouraged by Ethnic Group Members Special

Concerned with cultural identity, some Native Americans have come to question intermarriage. Some believe that the Native American culture will disappear as more and more people marry into the greater "white" community or with other ethnic groups.
Digital Journal Report by Carol Forsloff

National coalition joins the fight against one Texas ISD

A Texas school district is once again in the hot seat after it filed an appeal to a lower court's ruling involving religion and cultural rights. However, support from a diverse coalition emerges as they take up arms in support of all students of faith.
In the Media by Nikki Weingartner - 1 comment

Native and African Americans chronicle history together for first time in Louisiana Special

In Natchitoches, Louisiana history was made today. The Native American and African American communities were separate communities in the South by design of white oppression. Now, for the first time, they are sharing their histories.
Digital Journal Report by Carol Forsloff - 1 comment

Visitors Enjoy Native American Dance at Workshop in Louisiana Special

Dancing in all cultures has been a way to express emotions, to celebrate, to welcome and to honor. No where is that expression more beautiful or unique than in the Native American dancing.
Digital Journal Report by Carol Forsloff - 3 comments

Op-Ed: Native American high school student banned for hair length

Is the Texas Education System opposed to Native Americans? In the second case this year, a Native American student has been punished for hair length and for a second time, won the right to wear his hair long by federal court.
In the Media by Nikki Weingartner - 31 comments

Obama selects Native American woman to lead Indian Health Service

President Obama's choice of Indian Health Service director signifies intent to re-authorize the Indian Health Care Improvement Act which was stalled in Congress for nine years.
In the Media by Kathlyn Stone

Native American Chief Holds Patent for Viable Energy Source

As America looks to alternative energy sources, someone who respects the environment might have the answer to preserving it and solving the nation's alternative energy needs at the same time.
In the Media by Carol Forsloff - 9 comments

Native American boy attacked by KKK receives $2.5 million in damages

A Native American teenager from Kentucky severely beaten by a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) group was awarded $2.5 million in damages for the injuries he suffered.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 10 comments

Could the Native American Voting Bloc Be In Play For The 2008 Elections?

CBS News blogger Maria Gavrilovic posts in her “From The Road” blog from Crow Agency, Montana, where she follows the campaign trail of Democratic co-frontrunner Senator Barack Obama of Illinois.
In the Media by Can Tran

Native Americans And The Fence

East of San Diego many Native American families have bypassed checkpoints and hopped over a cattle fence to visit with their families for centuries. Now the proposed Mexican/United States fence poses a problem with that closeness.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 2 comments

The Mysterious Stone Mounds of Rhode Island: Are They Indian Burial Grounds?

What are the stone mounds arranged in mysterious piles that abound in the Nipsachuck forest where hundreds of years ago English settlers fought with Native Americans? Are they burial grounds? Does anyone care? Read on for some thoughts on an old mystery.
In the Media by M Dee Dubroff - 4 comments

Famed Native American Trackers to Join Osama Hunt

An elite group of Native American trackers is joining the hunt for terrorists crossing Afghanistan's borders. The unit, the Shadow Wolves, was recruited from several tribes, including the Navajo, Sioux, Lakota and Apache.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 16 comments

Kennewick man study raises questions

Kennewick Man study raises questions, little answers
In the Media by Kenonwes - 4 comments
 

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Navajo artifact currently in the hands of a private collector.
Navajo artifact currently in the hands of a private collector.
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Native American artifacts.
Native American artifacts.
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Opening ceremony of a Pow Wow at the center.
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Opening ceremony of a Pow Wow at the center.
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Hallway to  Archaic Period  in Museum of Native American History.  Bentonville  Ark.
Hallway to "Archaic Period" in Museum of Native American History. Bentonville, Ark.
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John Somosi of the Saskatchewan Métis displays his traditional craftwork at the Métis Heritage Cel...
John Somosi of the Saskatchewan Métis displays his traditional craftwork at the Métis Heritage Celebration
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A sign from the Fort Lawton occupation demands a cultural center.
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A sign from the Fort Lawton occupation demands a cultural center.
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A rare antique tribal mask  Kachina Hapota  circa 1910-1920  is displayed at the Drouot auction hous...
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A rare antique tribal mask, Kachina Hapota, circa 1910-1920, is displayed at the Drouot auction house in Paris before auction, December 9, 2013
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Navajo artifact currently in the hands of private collector.
Navajo artifact currently in the hands of private collector.
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The Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center serves Natives of all ages.
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The Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center serves Natives of all ages.
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Joseph Size and his son Raven visit the Métis Heritage Celebration in Oshawa
Joseph Size and his son Raven visit the Métis Heritage Celebration in Oshawa
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Native American artifacts.
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Native American artifacts.
Native American artifacts.
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This Nov. 7  2012 photo shows model Karlie Kloss wearing an Indian headdress during the taping of th...
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This Nov. 7, 2012 photo shows model Karlie Kloss wearing an Indian headdress during the taping of the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Sixty-Ninth Regiment Armory in New York City.
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Native children participate in activities at Daybreak Star.
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Native children participate in activities at Daybreak Star.
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