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    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.

    The Old Woman of Spring – Cheyenne’s Tale

    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

    They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind. —Creek Proverb

    Running Eagle, aka Brown Weasel Woman, was a Blackfoot woman who rescued her father after his horse was shot by an enemy tribe. Learn more

    Gouyen (in Mescalero Góyą́ń, “the one who is wise”) (c. 1857-1903), was a 19th-century Apache woman noted for her heroism. Read more

    illy Cartier, model with Native American Descent.

    Lozen (c. 1840-1890) was a skilled warrior and a prophet of the Chihenne Chiricahua Apache. She was the sister of Victorio, a prominent chief. Read more

    Great Spirit, I am Mother. I was made by You so that the image of Your love Could be brought into existence. May I always carry with me The sacredness of this honour.

    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

    Black Buffalo Woman was Crazy Horse’s love interest, whom he had known since childhood. Read more

    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.

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