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    GO Arts: Gary Stroutsos brings Native American flutes and stories to Washington State History Museum

    When Gary Stroutsos performs at the Washington State History Museum this weekend, he’ll bring a lot more than just 15 unique hand-made Native American flutes.

    Native Americans Hit D.C. to Protest Keystone Pipeline

    A Native American tribal leader sits on his horse in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday as the Cowboy and Indian Alliance protests the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S. As part of its “Reject and Protect” protest, the alliance is organizing a week-long series of actions by farmers, ranchers and tribes to show their opposition to the pipeline.

    Notah Begay: Snyder’s Redskins foundation a ‘gimmick’

    The National Congress of American Indians said in a statement: “Dan Snyder lives in a world where he can get his way throwing his money around. The reality is that he is stubbornly defending the use of a slur.”

    Stately Oaks, Historical Jonesboro gearing up for annual Native American Heritage Day

    Old Man Winter was not kind to the replica Native American Village at Stately Oaks Plantation this year.

    Are developers disturbing Native American graves?

    Are developers disturbing Native American graves to build a casino in Jamul? That claim has made its way into a San Diego courtroom.

    Native American sues Indiana prison over religion

    A Native American is asking a federal judge to order the state to allow him and others to exercise their religion in an Indiana prison.

    Elizabeth Warren Is Rewriting History

    The senator’s new memoir glosses over the controversy regarding her Native American minority status.

    Racial Misclassification of American Indians and Alaska Natives by Indian

    Health Service Contract Health Service Delivery Area
    Melissa A. Jim is with the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Albuquerque, NM. Elizabeth Arias is with the Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD. Dean S.

    Everything is Connected | Chapter 3: Ancient Woods

    Like other indigenous First Nation communities throughout Canada, the Tla-o-qui-aht people are survivors. Over a century of cultural genocide, Christianisation, forced assimilation, land alienation and re-settlement reduced their numbers tenfold and pushed them to the brink of extinction. But despite environmental, social and cultural upheavals, the Tla-o-qui-aht are slowly but surely strengthening their ability to cope with social and environmental challenges, including climate change.

    Peter Twitchell: Stop passing the buck on our Yup’ik culture

    We keep passing the buck. Is our attitude that someone else can help heal our families? Only we can do that. Who knows more about our culture than we do – no one. We are the ones responsible for the survival of our cultural spirit. Through our extended family, we retain and live the Yup’ik way, which is no longer practiced.

    Raven Speaks: Go-la’-ka Wa-wal-sh Wendell George | Little Joe begins new journey

    Little Joe wasn’t surprised when he discovered he was Native American. He had brown eyes, dark hair and some of his friends called him “Chief.” On his 13th birthday he decided to find out who his birth parents were. He had a good adopted family who provided him with an excellent education and a healthy life. But he wanted more.

    Cowboys And Indians Descend on Washington To Protest Pipeline

    The National Mall in Washington, D.C., will look like a scene out of an Old Western this week, as the Cowboy and QQQ1Indian Alliance holds a multi-day protest against the Keystone XL pipeline complete with teepees, horses and religious ceremonies.

     Photos: Indigenous Leaders, Ranchers Gather On Horseback In Front Of Capitol To Protest Keystone Pipeline

    Men, women and children protesting the building of the Keystone XL pipeline gathered outside the Capitol this morning on horseback to begin a multi-day demonstration on the National Mall.
    Indigenous leaders and ranchers from the Cowboy and Indian Alliance prepared to ride their horses from Third Street NW to an encampment set up on the Mall between Seventh and Ninth streets. Many will stay there until Sunday to urge President Obama and other officials to reject the pipeline.

    Natives Must Rally Together to Ban Offensive Mascots

     The recent efforts of Council Delegate Joshua Lavar Butler to pass legislation against the use of derogatory mascot names in professional sports is finally an issue that speaks volumes for all other important issues facing the Navajo Nation.

    From an Original Free Existence to an ‘Indigenous’ Existence

     The word “indigenous” has become ever present in the way that most people now tend to speak, think, and write about the nations and peoples that were living in this hemisphere when the monarchs of Western Christendom first made their invasive landfalls in the 15th and later centuries.

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