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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 http://bit.ly/10ayeAI

    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

    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 http://bit.ly/HTChJq

    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

    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 http://bit.ly/XcpwyH

    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 http://bit.ly/14d8RR7

    Black Buffalo Woman was Crazy Horse’s love interest, whom he had known since childhood. Read more http://bit.ly/WHQMF0

    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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