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    MHA Nations Esley Thorton and NDSU Bison upset Iowa State Cyclones

    MHA Tribal Nations Esley Thorton and the North Dakota State Bison pulled off their fifth consecutive win over a BCS team by upsetting the Iowa State Cyclones from the Big 12 Conference by a final score of 34-14. This is the third consecutive Big 12 team the Bison have defeated in the past three years after defeating the Kansas State Wildcats and the Kansas Jayhawks previously.


     Tattoos Make Men Tough The Way Decals Make Cars Fast
     

    Rats on the platform. Tough guys with tattoos quiver, juke, shriek. Moments later, they’re tough again. Dates guffaw. “You’re a bitch,” one says. “Screw you!” he shouts. “I just don’t like them.” …. The coward. He leans to vomit on the rails; friends hold his skull.

    History Timeline of the French and Indian Wars

    1688 1688 – 1763 The French and Indian Wars between France and Great Britain for lands in North America. The Iroquois Indians were allied to the British and the Algonquian speaking tribes were allied to the French. The French and Indian Wars was an intermittent series of wars, battles and conflicts consisting of the:


    Welcome to Gallup, NM, Where ‘They Just Want Another Person Dead’

    Liquor stores, bars, payday loan centers, pawnshops, and trading posts selling kitschy “Indian” souvenirs dot the landscape of Gallup, New Mexico. Once known as “Indian Capital of the World,” the city’s economy thrives on Navajo generated-business and non-Native tourism.

    Sign Languages: A Forgotten Part of Tribal Cultures

    Deaf First Peoples are viewing a recent Indian Country Today Media Network article with contempt as the article promotes a nocuous paradigm called auditory verbal training, sometimes disguised in pedagogic claims of enhancing speech and listening skills, and also known as “oralism.”


    Door Still Open for Fed Rec Public Comment, Obstacles May Exist

    There’s still time to submit comments on proposed regulations to reform the process for federal acknowledgment of Indian tribes.
    The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has extended the deadline to submit written comments on the proposed regulations until September 30.

    Golden Eagle Rescued by 11-Year-Old Boy Is Thriving, Set for Full Recovery

    The golden eagle rescued by 11-year-old Preston Olson earlier this month is bouncing back from his illness and is well on its way to making a full recovery.
    “He is able to now swallow his food without help, no more tubing every six hours is necessary,” wrote Susan Ahalt of Ironside Bird Rescue in Cody, Wyoming. “He has even been able to tear up a whole rat and consume it.

    How Did I Miss That? Miley Does Brando; Kermit Gets Iced

    Miley Cyrus made news this week without taking off her clothes or twerking. Winning a big one at MTV’s Video Music Awards, video of the year for Wrecking Ball, Cyrus sent a long-haired young man to the stage to accept the award “on behalf of the 1.6 million runaways and homeless youth in the United States who are starving and lost and scared for their lives. I know, because I am one of those people.”

    CU-Boulder Won’t Be Renaming Dorms Using Arapaho Spellings

    Two new dormitories on the University of Colorado Boulder campus will not be renamed using traditional Arapaho Hinono’ei spelling, university officials said.


    USA Today Wants Your Vote on 10 Best Native American Experiences

    USA Today is giving readers the opportunity to vote on the 10 Best Native American Experiences across the country.
    The newspaper has nominated Native American museums and cultural centers, national parks and pow wows in the heart of Indian Country.

     The Colors of Schemitzun, The Green Corn Festival (photos)
     

    Connecticut’s colors never looked better than they did at the Mashantucket Pequot Nations Green Corn Festival known as Schemitzun. Eastern Woodland tribes from Connecticut to Wisconsin came together on August 23 and 24 at the cultural grounds of the reservation. Competitive and honor dances brought out the best from the tiniest dancers to the elders.

    Sunday Plumb Crowned Miss Cherokee

    University of Arkansas senior Sunday Plumb, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, was named the new Miss Cherokee at a leadership competition held Saturday, August 23 at Cornerstone Fellowship Church in Tahlequah.



    B.C. Indian Chiefs Register ‘Utter Disgust’ at Building Permit on Sacred Grace Islet Burial Ground

    The British Columbia government has granted permits for a mansion to be built on the tiny burial-ground island of Grace Islet. Construction has already begun, and numerous First Nations are protesting the development.
    "There are so many beautiful places on this island you can build houses on,” said one protester to the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN), noting the availability of land on the water, mountains and other scenic spots of Vancouver.

    When First Nations Burial Sites and Development Collide

    By Judith Sayers, Maureen Grant, Dave Schaepe, Robert Phillips and Murray Brown, TheTyee.ca; originally ran on 18 August 2014; reprinted with permission.
    First Nations burial sites on private property are front and center again. This time it is Grace Islet in Salt Spring Island’s Ganges harbour where a property owner wants to build his home over gravesites.

    Saturday: LA Skins Music Fest, Featuring Mia Sable and Tha Native

    On Saturday, August 30, the 4th Annual LA Skins Music Fest takes place at the Barnsdall Art Park Gallery Theater in Los Angeles. The event, which features successful Native American musicians, will also include a youth talent show for the third year in a row.

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