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41 Fascinating Photos Document Everyday Life of Native Americans in Western Canada From in the Early 1930s

Between 1928 and 1934, the French-American anthropologist, artist, and writer Paul Coze (1903-1974) made four trips across western Canada collecting ethnographic objects for the Musée d'Ethnographie (Trocadero) in Paris and the HeyeShow More Summary

Sonny Landham, Action Star of Predator, 48 Hours Dies at 76

11 hours agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Native American action star Sonny Landham, who starred in cult classic Predator, 48 Hours and The Warriors has died at the age 76.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts exhibition explores conversations among Native American artists

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Based on the notion of dialogue, Hear My Voice: Native American Art of the Past and Present will explore conversations between Native American artists and their art across centuries, a continent, and 35 indigenous cultures. Opening August...Show More Summary

Minnesota report: Proposed tar sands oil pipeline would harm tribes.

Enbridge's $7.5 billion project would cut through sacred Native American lands.

HRC Utah Joins Solidarity Rally After Violence in Charlottesville

On Monday, HRC Utah Community Engagement Chair Lucas Horns and Western Regional Field Organizer Christopher Cooke gathered at the Salt Lake City and County Building for Utah League of America Native American Voters’ Solidarity Rally....Show More Summary

Home on the range: communal hunting in the American west

Communal bison hunts were used by Native Americans for upwards of 11,000 years on the great plains to procure meat and other goods for the winter It’s still morning, a slight chill in the air. You feel the rumbling of the earth before you even see the mass of bison pounding across the prairie toward the precipice, and toward you. Show More Summary

Oregon tribes sue state over destruction of sacred site

Native American tribe elders in Oregon are suing the state based on claims that it destroyed a sacred site to expand a highway. Hereditary Chiefs of the Klickitat and Cascade … Click to Continue »

Native American lawmakers want Confederate monument removed

Native American lawmakers in Montana are calling for the removal of a memorial to Confederate soldiers in the state's capital city. The granite fountain in Helena's Hill Park has been … Click to Continue »

Construction expected to start soon on new Capitol monument

Virginia state government is removing two magnolia trees and closing sidewalks on Capitol Square as it prepares to build a new monument to honor Virginia's Native Americans. The Virginia Department … Click to Continue »

Native American Water Rights: Who Prevails - States, Feds, Tribes? The Case of Maine's Tribes

6 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Our AWRA Policy Committee had its regular concall a few days ago. Always fascinating - Andrew Graham and Glenn Terrell not only do a great job stimulating conversation and action but also manage to herd the cats. Towards the end of the call it became obvious that some Native American...

Required Reading

6 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week, the Calibri typeface's controversies, finding lost languages, the missing Native American bodies of the Effigy Mounds National Monument, Malcolm Gladwell hate's McDonald's fries, and more. The post Required Reading appeared first on Hyperallergic.

‘Porn’s New King’ sentenced to over 14 years in prison

last weekNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A Los Angeles man once dubbed “Porn’s New King” was sentenced Friday to over 14 years in prison after cheating a Native American tribal entity and pension fund investors of tens of millions of dollars. Jason Galanis, 47, was sentenced to 14 years and five months in prison by U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams in...

Army: Exhumed remains don't match 19th century Indian child

Remains unearthed at a Pennsylvania Army base don't match the Native American child thought to have been buried there after dying at the government-run Carlisle Indian Industrial School in the … Click to Continue »

Man dubbed 'Porn's New King' gets over 14 years in prison

A Los Angeles man once dubbed "Porn's New King" has been sentenced to over 14 years in prison after cheating a Native American tribal entity and pension fund investors of … Click to Continue »

Another Public Sculpture Criticized For Mucking With Native American Culture (And This One's In A Rather Odd Spot)

This past spring, Sam Durant's Scaffold at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis drew enough criticism that the piece was disassembled entirely. (At least they held off on burning it.) This month, the dispute is over Del Geist's Bowfort Towers, a piece, meant to pay tribute to Blackfoot culture, that the city of Calgary has […]

Terrifying Encounter With A Skinwalker

Paranormal researcher / author Rosemary Ellen Guiley recently forwarded the following article from her website, Visionary Living:In Native American lore, especially throughout the American Southwest, skinwalkers are sorcerers who shapeshift into animal form at night and practice their black arts.J.G. Show More Summary

A New Memorial Will Soon Honor the Heroism of Native American Veterans

For design ideas and funding, the National Museum of the American Indian turns to its community

WATCH: Native American rapper embarrasses racist artist in rhyme battle

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with the word ‘savage,’ a Native American rapper utterly embarrassed a racist opponent during a rap battle. Navajo Nation — Dine’tribe” — rapper Phrase Frazier battled “racist rhymer Pyrex,” Indian Country Today reports. Frazier...

"Native Fashion Now" exhibition enters final weeks at the National Museum of the American Indian

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Smithsonian?s National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York will soon close the final showing of the first large-scale traveling exhibition of contemporary Native American fashion, celebrating indigenous designers from across the United States and Canada, from the 1950s to today. Show More Summary

A century after deaths, Native American students return home

Three Native American children named Little Plume, Horse and Little Chief died about 135 years ago while attending a government-run school in Pennsylvania. On Monday, a team of experts made … Click to Continue »

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