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  • The Old Spanish Trail and the Indian Slave Trade

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    Ojibwa
    30 Aug 2015 | 3:58 pm
    In the late sixteenth century, Spain began its formal colonization of what would become New Mexico. Juan de Oñate led a large colonizing party—129 soldiers and their families, 15 Franciscan missionaries, 83 wagons, 7,000 cattle, sheep, and goats—into New Mexico … Continue reading →
  • Opinion: Mexico Poised to Grow Healthiest Astronaut Food

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    Suzy Chaffee
    4 Sep 2015 | 1:34 pm
    The Mexican Space Agency is hosting the 2016 International Space Congress in Mexico City, so the world spotlight will be on ‘what could this developing country bring to the launch pad?’ Some international space leaders may be coming to Puerto Vallarta around September 18 to find out, as part of a planning session here. So much is thanks to Carlos VonHauske, my Mexican-German co-founder of Vallarta Saludable and Eco Tourism maestro who raised awareness about NASA scouting this area years ago likely because the Vortex at Cabo Corrientes, two hours from Vallarta, would require less…
  • Interview with Fawn Wood – Pow Wow Life – Episode 1

    Pow Wow Life
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    20 Aug 2015 | 4:35 am
    Award-winning Cree/Salish singer Fawn Wood sings with a voice that is deep and true. Infused with a feminine perspective, her Round Dance, Hand Game and traditional songs convey the strength of ...
  • Chevelon Butte Governing Board Vacancy

    Flagstaff Today
    4 Sep 2015 | 1:17 pm
    Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Risha VanderWey is seeking applications to fill a governing board vacancy with the Chevelon Butte School District (CBSD). …read more Source:: Coconino...
  • Catholic leaders to examine portrayal of Indians' experience at missions - Sacramento Bee

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    4 Sep 2015 | 6:05 pm
    Catholic leaders to examine portrayal of Indians' experience at missionsSacramento BeeBishop Jaime Soto, who heads the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento and the California Catholic Conference, announced Friday a plan to explore how American Indian experiences at California missions during the era of Father Junipero Serra are ...
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    Native American Netroots

  • The Old Spanish Trail and the Indian Slave Trade

    Ojibwa
    30 Aug 2015 | 3:58 pm
    In the late sixteenth century, Spain began its formal colonization of what would become New Mexico. Juan de Oñate led a large colonizing party—129 soldiers and their families, 15 Franciscan missionaries, 83 wagons, 7,000 cattle, sheep, and goats—into New Mexico … Continue reading →
  • Indians, Iwo Jima, and the American Flag

    Ojibwa
    26 Aug 2015 | 3:17 pm
    During the World War II, 24,521 American Indians served in the military and received the following awards: Air Medal (71), Silver Star (51), Bronze Star (47), Distinguished Flying Cross (34), and Medal of Honor (2). More than 480 Indians were … Continue reading →
  • The Cherokee Trail of Tears

    Ojibwa
    23 Aug 2015 | 2:20 pm
    By the first part of the nineteenth century, many non-Indians in the United States, particularly in the southern states, felt strongly that there should be no Indians in the United States. They felt that all Indians should be forced to … Continue reading →
  • Ancient America: Quarry Sites in Montana

    Ojibwa
    21 Aug 2015 | 12:24 pm
    One of the common ways of making stone tools throughout the world is by breaking and flaking: a process commonly called flintknapping. Tools made by flintknapping included points (both spearpoints and later arrowpoints), knives, scrapers, and other cutting implements. The … Continue reading →
  • Ancient America: Montana Prior to 6000 BCE

    Ojibwa
    19 Aug 2015 | 9:30 pm
    While the region of North America known today as Montana entered into written Euro-American histories in the early nineteenth century with the Corps of Discovery led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, Indian people had been living in the area … Continue reading →
 
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  • Opinion: Mexico Poised to Grow Healthiest Astronaut Food

    Suzy Chaffee
    4 Sep 2015 | 1:34 pm
    The Mexican Space Agency is hosting the 2016 International Space Congress in Mexico City, so the world spotlight will be on ‘what could this developing country bring to the launch pad?’ Some international space leaders may be coming to Puerto Vallarta around September 18 to find out, as part of a planning session here. So much is thanks to Carlos VonHauske, my Mexican-German co-founder of Vallarta Saludable and Eco Tourism maestro who raised awareness about NASA scouting this area years ago likely because the Vortex at Cabo Corrientes, two hours from Vallarta, would require less…
  • International Document Services, LendingQB Integration Creates Seamless Mortgage Origination Environment

    Christopher Simmons
    4 Sep 2015 | 5:00 am
    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced Atlanta-based Private Bank of Buckhead has implemented the IDS “lights out” integration with LendingQB, an end-to-end loan origination system (LOS) provider whose platform includes the industry’s leading universal decision engine. According to Eric Simpson, a member of the operations team at PrivatePlus Mortgage, Private Bank of Buckhead’s mortgage lending arm, the ability to have two best-in-class systems function as one system…
  • Bank of Southern California N.A. Builds Coachella Valley Advisory Board to Help Increase Local Market Awareness

    Tabitha Berg
    4 Sep 2015 | 3:00 am
    NEWS: Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTCQB:FBBN / OTCMKTS:FBBN) announced the creation of its Coachella Valley Advisory Board. This board is comprised of prominent members of the business community in the Desert Cities region who will help increase the bank’s presence and market awareness while providing valuable input to better understand the business needs in the Coachella Valley. The newly appointed board members will advise and consult with the Bank’s Executive Management team on product needs and banking issues related to the Valley’s business community. The diverse…
  • Denver Weed is a New Comprehensive Online Resource to Legal Denver Marijuana Businesses

    Christopher Simmons
    3 Sep 2015 | 5:00 pm
    NEWS: The complete online directory to Denver’s legal marijuana scene is now live on the internet. Denver Weed (DenverWeed.com) features the definitive array of businesses that sell and grow marijuana on the Front Range, as well as original reporting of marijuana related news. The site also features events, maps, specials, surveys and links to jobs in the legal marijuana industry. “We wanted to create a one-stop-shop for people seeking out marijuana businesses in the Denver area,” says Denver Weed founder Jason Keeley. “Denver Weed was created in 2015 to be a…
  • Opinion: Trump Pledges to Take Over the Republican Party

    John Scott G
    3 Sep 2015 | 1:43 pm
    Donald Trump is a living, breathing paradox: he is a smart and savvy performance artist who’s also a moronic and offensive racist. But being a bigoted buffoon is highly prized among Conservatives so he will lead the polls until the GOP splits into two parties, GOPdumb and GOPdumber. Unless you’ve been in a coma, you know that real estate developer Donald Trump has been topping all the polls for the Republican Party presidential nomination. Trump’s combination of racism, misogyny, xenophobia, braggadocio, and nastiness has tremendous appeal to Conservative cretins. Hey, this…
 
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  • Catholic leaders to examine portrayal of Indians' experience at missions - Sacramento Bee

    4 Sep 2015 | 6:05 pm
    Catholic leaders to examine portrayal of Indians' experience at missionsSacramento BeeBishop Jaime Soto, who heads the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento and the California Catholic Conference, announced Friday a plan to explore how American Indian experiences at California missions during the era of Father Junipero Serra are ...
  • Bow stolen from American Indian statue at Colorado State Capitol found - The Denver Channel

    4 Sep 2015 | 1:15 pm
    The Denver ChannelBow stolen from American Indian statue at Colorado State Capitol foundThe Denver ChannelNext. DENVER - Denver Police say hours after asking for the public's help to find a piece of a statue stolen from outside the Colorado State Capitol, the bow was found. Someone took the bow from the statue of an American Indian and a fallen bison last and more »
  • Why American Indian Tribes Are Getting Into the Marijuana Business - TIME

    4 Sep 2015 | 7:55 am
    TIMEWhy American Indian Tribes Are Getting Into the Marijuana BusinessTIMEBut Reider says his plans are above board, based on a federal memo late last year that cleared the way for American Indian tribes to legalize marijuana on tribal land—even if pot is still illegal in the surrounding state. The Flandreau Santee Sioux is
  • City Of Oklahoma City Looks At Plan For American Indian Cultural Center - news9.com KWTV

    3 Sep 2015 | 7:16 pm
    news9.com KWTVCity Of Oklahoma City Looks At Plan For American Indian Cultural Centernews9.com KWTVA firm out of St. Louis will look at what could happen if Oklahoma City decides not to finish the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum. We're coming up on 10 years since construction began. It stopped in 2012. The mayor and the city council have and more »
  • Denali and America's Long History of Using (or Not Using) Indian Names - Smithsonian

    3 Sep 2015 | 7:48 am
    SmithsonianDenali and America's Long History of Using (or Not Using) Indian NamesSmithsonianFor American Indians, place names always tell something about the location, they aim to express the essence of the place, or its dominating characteristic or idea. As Europeans settled on the continent and early pioneers explored, they often gave and more »
 
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  • A Native American elixir goes mass market - The Register Star

    4 Sep 2015 | 9:12 pm
    The Register StarA Native American elixir goes mass marketThe Register StarEAST JEWETT — There's a new product on the shelf that is actually very old. People have been drinking maple water almost as long as there has been maple trees. There are Native American legends about it and South Korean traditions built around maple ...
  • Native Americans 'Don't Do Very Well,' GOP Senator Rand Paul Says - Indian Country Today Media Network

    4 Sep 2015 | 8:04 pm
    Indian Country Today Media NetworkNative Americans 'Don't Do Very Well,' GOP Senator Rand Paul SaysIndian Country Today Media NetworkDuring a radio interview with conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham on Thursday, Republican presidential hopeful Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky said Native Americans “don't do very well because there's been a lack of assimilation.".
  • Tribes are essential to the well-being of Native American children - Washington Post

    4 Sep 2015 | 3:12 pm
    New York PostTribes are essential to the well-being of Native American childrenWashington PostA sharp focus on the legal status of native children as citizens of self-determining tribal nations is fundamental. Indian children possess an inherent political status that predates the United States, a reality supported by centuries of U.S. law and The ugly racism of America's 'pro-Indian' policiesNew York Postall 57 news articles »
  • Native American Rodeo Breaks With DC Football Team's Charity Over 'Racial Slur ... - Huffington Post

    4 Sep 2015 | 2:36 pm
    Huffington PostNative American Rodeo Breaks With DC Football Team's Charity Over 'Racial Slur Huffington PostA Montana-based Native American rodeo competition has severed ties with the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation, the controversial charitable organization backed by Washington's NFL franchise, because of the team's continued use of a ...
  • Bernie Sanders visits Native American settlement in Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com

    4 Sep 2015 | 2:36 pm
    Waterloo Cedar Falls CourierBernie Sanders visits Native American settlement in IowaDesMoinesRegister.com“Native American people, perhaps more than any other people in our country, have always known the relationship and the importance of treating nature with respect,” Sanders said, to rising applause from a crowd roughly evenly divided between white and ...In Iowa, Bernie goes Native AmericanWashington Examinerall 12 news articles »
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  • A Native American elixir goes mass market - The Register Star

    4 Sep 2015 | 9:12 pm
    The Register StarA Native American elixir goes mass marketThe Register StarAn assortment of trending waters, from left: Trader Joe's pure coconut water, C2O pure coconut water, Coco Cafe vanilla coconut water cafe latte, Zico pure premium coconut water, O.N.E. coconut water, and Happy Tree maple water and maple syrup.
  • Long-awaited land deal for First Nation at Ipperwash, but old wounds remain - Toronto Star

    4 Sep 2015 | 6:13 pm
    Toronto StarLong-awaited land deal for First Nation at Ipperwash, but old wounds remainToronto StarSARNIA—On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the police shooting death of native protester Dudley George at Ipperwash Provincial Park, his brother is upset over the terms of a proposed $95-million deal with the federal government that seeks to return Change text size for the storyLondon Free Pressall 8 news articles »
  • Tribes are essential to the well-being of Native American children - Washington Post

    4 Sep 2015 | 3:12 pm
    Philly.comTribes are essential to the well-being of Native American childrenWashington PostRegarding George F. Will's Sept. 3 op-ed column, “Kids pay the price for tribes”: The Indian Child Welfare Act, passed in 1978, has saved and elevated the lives of all children of the first Americans. Before the act, which was recently strengthened by George Will: The blood-stained Indian Child Welfare ActNewsOK.comThe blood-stained Indian Child Welfare ActExaminer Enterpriseall 57 news articles »
  • Native American Rodeo Breaks With DC Football Team's Charity Over 'Racial Slur ... - Huffington Post

    4 Sep 2015 | 2:36 pm
    Huffington PostNative American Rodeo Breaks With DC Football Team's Charity Over 'Racial Slur Huffington PostA Montana-based Native American rodeo competition has severed ties with the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation, the controversial charitable organization backed by Washington's NFL franchise, because of the team's continued use of a ...
  • Bernie Sanders visits Native American settlement in Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com

    4 Sep 2015 | 2:36 pm
    Waterloo Cedar Falls CourierBernie Sanders visits Native American settlement in IowaDesMoinesRegister.com“Native American people, perhaps more than any other people in our country, have always known the relationship and the importance of treating nature with respect,” Sanders said, to rising applause from a crowd roughly evenly divided between white and ...In Iowa, Bernie goes Native AmericanWashington Examinerall 12 news articles »
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  • Your Turn: September 6

    4 Sep 2015 | 11:00 pm
    … policy then Too bad the Native Americans did not have a … control Re: “Texas Supreme Court has obligation to improve … letter writer shows why the federal courts struck down Texas voter … decision for our city government. Unfortunately, City Manager Sheryl …
  • Sanders stumps at Meskwaki Nation

    4 Sep 2015 | 10:02 pm
    … the crowd the United States was enduring the worst … ruling, which decided the government could not put restrictions … by creating a large-scale federal jobs program. By investing $ … , the senator said, "Native American people, perhaps more than …
  • C-SPAN spotlight on Grand Valley

    4 Sep 2015 | 9:54 pm
    … “People of the Red Earth: American Indians of Colorado,” in which she … battle between Utes and the U.S. Army that took place in the Meeker area. Sunday’s schedule includes, on C-SPAN3: ■ … ■ The Museum of Western Colorado’s Zebulon Miracle talking about …
  • St. Augustine 'parties like its 1565' for 450th

    4 Sep 2015 | 9:07 pm
    … VISITORS FROM THE CORNER OF U.S. 1 IN KING STREET TO … ACROSS THE STATE. THIS IS THE PLACE WHERE AMERICA'S HISTORY … ON THIS EVENT SINCE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MADE A COMMISSION IN 2009 … A SPRING THAT NOURISHED THE NATIVE AMERICANS. I'M WONDERING IF …
  • Digging up history, part five of five

    4 Sep 2015 | 7:17 pm
    … as a missionary to the Native Americans in Kansas. An article she … a “Concord playmate of Louisa’s,” the famous author of Little … a store, near where Christopher’s restaurant sits today, and lots … the only woman in the U.S. Upon first glance at their …
 
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  • Canada’s driverless oilsands trucks – and the threat of big layoffs

    WCNativeNews
    3 Sep 2015 | 8:34 pm
      Geoffrey Morgan, Financial Post CALGARY – The 400-tonne heavy haulers that rumble along the roads of northern Alberta’s oilsands sites are referred to in Fort McMurray as “the biggest trucks in the world,” employing thousands of operators to drive the massive rigs through the mine pits. Increasingly, however, the giant trucks are capable of getting around without a driver. Indeed, self-driving trucks are already in use at many operations in the province, although they are still operated by drivers while the companies test whether the systems can work in northern Alberta’s…
  • Eelgrass being moved from Flora Bank for LNG project?

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    1 Sep 2015 | 7:53 pm
    Pacific NorthWest LNG is denying claims that it plans to move eelgrass from Flora Bank and relocate it to the Skeena River. According to Pacific Northwest’s LNG spokesperson, there are no plans to transplant or cut eelgrass from Flora Bank. Pacific Northwest L-N-G’s Spencer Sproule says they’re working with the Canadian Environmental Agency to propose a new concept to the Lax Kw’alaams to address their concerns about potential impacts to the salmon habitat. “As part of our ongoing collaboration through the environmental assessment process, Pacific NorthWest LNG has presented a…
  • RCMP believes it has grounds to take down the Unist’ot’en Camp without court injunction

    WCNativeNews
    31 Aug 2015 | 8:15 pm
    Photo via Michael Toledano @M_Tol – Unistoten chief Lt’at’en meets with UBCIC grand chief Stewart Phillip & AFN BC chief Shane Gottfriedson B.C. bands want senior FN leadership meeting to defuse RCMP tensions with Unist’ot’en camp Jorge Barrera APTN National News Four First Nation bands in British Columbia’s interior are looking to meet with the province’s main chiefs organizations in hopes of defusing a potential showdown between the RCMP and the members of the Unist’ot’en camp which has dug-in along the path of two proposed natural gas pipelines.
  • Indigenous solidarity Call to take action

    WCNativeNews
    30 Aug 2015 | 7:45 am
    If we unite and act now,,  this is a way to empower the courageous Unist’ot’en. By Ken Paulin I have taken the liberty to contact the human rights organization IHRAAM and inquired if they are familiar with what is occurring with the Unist’ot’en. This organization is paying the legal fees and representing Loni Edmonds of the Lil’wat Nation in a case that is currently before the Inter-american council on Human Rights.  Which is an international court and a division of the United Nations. As I am familiar with both Loni Edmonds vs Canada and the…
  • Unis’tot’en stop TransCanada again

    WCNativeNews
    27 Aug 2015 | 9:20 pm
    by  Alicia Bridges – Smithers Interior News TransCanada reported to the RCMP today after a convoy of their workers were refused access to Wet’suwet’en land by members of a Unist’ot’en clan blockade. Four vehicles carrying Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project workers were turned away at a checkpoint on Chisholm Road south of Houston about 11 a.m. this morning. The checkpoint is one of two camps blocking pipeline proponents from accessing the traditional territory of the Unis’tot’en clan, which is part of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. The…
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