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  • Some American Indian Beliefs About an Afterlife

    Native American Netroots
    Ojibwa
    22 Jun 2015 | 4:56 pm
    When the European invasion of North America began there were more than 600 autonomous Indian nations in the region, each with its own religion. While many of these aboriginal religions focused on the harmony of present-day life rather than obtaining … Continue reading →
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    A Girl Named Turquoise
    28 Jun 2015 | 4:28 pm
    (2004) I’ve been saving newspaper clippings, curious human interest stories to inspire my writing efforts. A cache of yellowed newsprint lies in a small pile:            Woman charged with death of overfed toddlerMan married twenty-nine times will have funeralMermaid girl to have legs splitOne clipping holds particular interest for me: Mother’s coma ends after sixteen years. The woman resurrected from her coma is from my tribe, Standing Rock Sioux. She emerged from her sixteen-year sleep on Christmas Eve!—and her nickname was…
  • CA SB277 Protest Rally and Health Freedom March at Golden Gate Bridge July 3

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    Tabitha Berg
    3 Jul 2015 | 8:49 am
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Council for Vaccine Safety announced today that on Friday, July 3, Californians will rally simultaneously in cities across the state, to illuminate the truth and stand for health, safety, education, medical freedom and justice for all. Join us as we stand in sincere opposition to the unwarranted and threatening force of the government as it moves – in partnership with big pharma – to strip us of our parental, health and medical freedoms through proposed mandated healthcare legislation, such as California Senate Bill 277. WHEN…
  • Greece: Poll shows 2 sides neck and neck before referendum

    Flagstaff Today
    3 Jul 2015 | 2:18 am
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) – The brief but intense campaign in Greece’s critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting “yes” and...
  • Blackhorse: 'Native American' or 'American Indian'? 5 More Native Voices ... - Indian Country Today Media Network

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    2 Jul 2015 | 10:11 am
    Indian Country Today Media NetworkBlackhorse: 'Native American' or 'American Indian'? 5 More Native Voices Indian Country Today Media NetworkThis created much discussion throughout Indian country, so I've decided to keep the conversation going. The question asked: “What do you prefer to be called? Native American, Native, American Indian, Indian, etc.?” References of us are important and
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    Native American Netroots

  • Some American Indian Beliefs About an Afterlife

    Ojibwa
    22 Jun 2015 | 4:56 pm
    When the European invasion of North America began there were more than 600 autonomous Indian nations in the region, each with its own religion. While many of these aboriginal religions focused on the harmony of present-day life rather than obtaining … Continue reading →
  • Tlingit Migrations

    Ojibwa
    7 Jun 2015 | 7:02 pm
    The Northwest Coast, one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse culture areas in North America, occupies the area between the Pacific Coast and the mountains from Alaska through northern California. The Tlingit are the northernmost tribe in the Northwest … Continue reading →
  • Shawnee Spirituality

    Ojibwa
    31 May 2015 | 5:55 pm
    The Shawnee, whose name means “Southerners”, once occupied a vast region west of the Cumberland mountains of the Appalachian chain in what is now part of Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia. Like the other Algonquian-speaking tribes of the western … Continue reading →
  • Ancient America: The Northeast Prior to 8000 BCE

    Ojibwa
    24 May 2015 | 4:36 pm
    The Northeastern Woodlands of North America is a land of heavily forested rolling hills and rounded mountains, salt marshes of waving grass, calm lakes, tumbling brooks, surf-beaten beaches, and rocky coves. This culture area stretches west from the Atlantic coast … Continue reading →
  • Hopi Political Organization

    Ojibwa
    13 May 2015 | 5:37 pm
    In 1934, the United States enacted the Indian Reorganization Act (IRA) which envisioned Indian tribes adopting constitutions and governmental forms which imitated those of the United States. The United States assumed that an Indian “tribe” was a governmental unit and … Continue reading →
 
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    A Girl Named Turquoise

  • Headlines (Essay published in The Butter)

    28 Jun 2015 | 4:28 pm
    (2004) I’ve been saving newspaper clippings, curious human interest stories to inspire my writing efforts. A cache of yellowed newsprint lies in a small pile:            Woman charged with death of overfed toddlerMan married twenty-nine times will have funeralMermaid girl to have legs splitOne clipping holds particular interest for me: Mother’s coma ends after sixteen years. The woman resurrected from her coma is from my tribe, Standing Rock Sioux. She emerged from her sixteen-year sleep on Christmas Eve!—and her nickname was…
  • Love American (Indian) Style

    9 Jun 2015 | 12:56 pm
    First published in Sovereign Bodies http://www.sovereignbodies.com/blog/love-american-indian-style/Love American (Indian) StyleNative American romance novels, or historical romance novels, have been around for awhile now.Typically, they are trade paperbacks with brawny, half-breed “braves” posed in various compromising positions withscantily clad white women with fiery-red tresses. Think of an twentieth-century Fabio in an seventeenth-century loin cloth. The “braves,” direct from central casting, appear out of the covers like preferred members of Gold’s Gym On…
  • It's a Wonderful Gelatin Salad!

    26 May 2015 | 11:54 am
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  • Amateur Psychoanalysis of Children’s Literature

    26 May 2015 | 11:46 am
    1. Oompa Loompas—representative of id, ego and superego’s integration.2. Eat me, drink me, tell me again all the ways Alice isn’t acting out a Christ Complex?3. Sure, Pippi Longstocking has Daddy issues, but what’s more concerning, have you see her horse?4. Though often misdiagnosed as a compulsive literalists,when it comes to Amelia Bedelia’s affliction there is no DSM-VI listing.5. Does George suffer from a Cinderella or Oedipal Complex? This is undecided, but clearly, his keeper is a giant banana.6. Freud believed that spiders are the unconscious’ symbol…
  • Erotica Writing Workshop Imagined

    26 May 2015 | 11:38 am
    1.  "I thought it was overly heteronormative."2.  “A pizza delivery girl? Why can’t she be a cable technician or a plumber?”3.  “But logistically, her feet can’t literally be wrapped around her ears, unless she’s Gumby.”4.  “That’s inherently sexist.”5.  “Sex IS sexist.”6.  “There’s too much “gasping” and “sighing,” how about a nice “sputter” once in awhile.”7.  “So you’re saying the tribbles were actually little…
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  • CA SB277 Protest Rally and Health Freedom March at Golden Gate Bridge July 3

    Tabitha Berg
    3 Jul 2015 | 8:49 am
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Council for Vaccine Safety announced today that on Friday, July 3, Californians will rally simultaneously in cities across the state, to illuminate the truth and stand for health, safety, education, medical freedom and justice for all. Join us as we stand in sincere opposition to the unwarranted and threatening force of the government as it moves – in partnership with big pharma – to strip us of our parental, health and medical freedoms through proposed mandated healthcare legislation, such as California Senate Bill 277. WHEN…
  • Florida Summer Kids Activities at The Avenue Viera include Carmike Summer Kid Film Series

    Christopher Simmons
    3 Jul 2015 | 3:00 am
    VIERA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: This summer 2015 will be jam-packed with kid friendly activities at The Avenue Viera. From Carmike Cinemas’ Summer Kid Series, Pizza Gallery & Grill’s Summer Art Camp to craft classes for kids at Michaels, kids will never want to leave The Avenue Viera. The Carmike Summer Kid Series will present a kid-friendly film at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week in July. The fee is $4 and includes a small popcorn and drink. Movies include: “Megamind,” “Shrek Forever After,” “Marmaduke,”…
  • New Version of MiniTool Power Data Recovery Version 7 is Ready to Help with Windows 10 Migrations

    Christopher Simmons
    2 Jul 2015 | 2:45 pm
    VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: After two years of industrious work, the new version (V7.0) of MiniTool Power Data Recovery is finally released to meet users’ higher requirements in recovering lost data. MiniTool has also released a special offer for Windows 10, to help you upgrade to Windows 10 successfully. More vivid interface: 1. Version 7.0 adopts flat interfaces and this makes software more concise and attractive. 2. At the main interface, you’ll find more dynamic effects are integrated into the function module buttons so that the data recovery process…
  • Camp Heart Songs 2015: Four Seasons Announces 12th Annual Children’s Bereavement Camp

    Christopher Simmons
    2 Jul 2015 | 3:00 am
    HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, announces its 12th annual Camp Heart Songs to be held at Camp Tekoa, on Saturday and Sunday, August 15-16, 2015. Now in its 12th year, Camp Heart Songs is a two day camp for children who need to grieve in a fun, safe and supportive environment. Children aged 6-12 years who have experienced the loss of a parent, sibling or other loved one are eligible to attend. The focus of the camp’s activities is to promote healthy expressions of grief and learn to share and empathize with other peers who…
  • Sci-Fi Conspiracy Thriller, ‘Truth Insurrected,’ by Daniel P. Douglas, Among Winners at 2014 INDIEFAB Awards

    Christopher Simmons
    1 Jul 2015 | 7:00 am
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Geminid Press, LLC has announced the debut science fiction conspiracy thriller, “Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project” (ISBN: 9780990737100), authored by Daniel P. Douglas, has won an Honorable Mention in the science fiction category of Foreword Reviews’ 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards. The awards, which were judged by a select group of librarians and booksellers from around the country, were announced on June 26, 2015 at the American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco, Calif. Representing…
 
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  • Blackhorse: 'Native American' or 'American Indian'? 5 More Native Voices ... - Indian Country Today Media Network

    2 Jul 2015 | 10:11 am
    Indian Country Today Media NetworkBlackhorse: 'Native American' or 'American Indian'? 5 More Native Voices Indian Country Today Media NetworkThis created much discussion throughout Indian country, so I've decided to keep the conversation going. The question asked: “What do you prefer to be called? Native American, Native, American Indian, Indian, etc.?” References of us are important and
  • Progress Towards Better Healthcare for American Indians and Alaska Natives - AIDS.gov blog (blog)

    2 Jul 2015 | 6:03 am
    AIDS.gov blog (blog)Progress Towards Better Healthcare for American Indians and Alaska NativesAIDS.gov blog (blog)As I prepare to leave HHS, I'm reflecting on the tremendous gains we've made for the healthcare of American Indians and Alaska Natives. I joined the Indian Health Service (IHS) knowing that there was much work to do and there were no quick fixes available.and more »
  • Elegies for the American Indian - Boston Globe

    1 Jul 2015 | 1:54 pm
    Boston GlobeElegies for the American IndianBoston Globe“Cheyenne Warriors” is one of 36 photogravures in “Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian 1907-1930.” The exhibition runs through Aug. 21 at Endicott College's Manninen Center for Arts, in Beverly. Photogravure is a form of photographic and more »
  • Exhibition of American Indian Masterworks Coming to Carter - Fort Worth Star Telegram

    1 Jul 2015 | 7:27 am
    Fort Worth Star TelegramExhibition of American Indian Masterworks Coming to CarterFort Worth Star TelegramA traveling exhibition of American Indian arts is visiting the Amon Carter Museum of American Art over the summer. “Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art From the Diker Collection” will be on display from July 7 through Sept. 13.
  • American Indian students learn about STEM at the Science Museum of Minnesota - Minneapolis Star Tribune

    30 Jun 2015 | 7:49 pm
    Minneapolis Star TribuneAmerican Indian students learn about STEM at the Science Museum of MinnesotaMinneapolis Star TribuneGallery: Students from Minneapolis American Indian Freedom School write down ideas on how to improve STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) during an event for Native American students at the Science Museum of ...and more »
 
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  • Federal Way legislator explains why she voted no for Native American history ... - Federal Way Mirror

    3 Jul 2015 | 9:13 am
    Federal Way legislator explains why she voted no for Native American history Federal Way MirrorIn late July, social studies teachers across the entire state of Washington will be required to teach Native American history. But before Gov. Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5433 into law on May 8, the bill that changed teaching Native American history and more »
  • Flagstaff-based Elite Squad girls basketball team eliminated from Native ... - Arizona Daily Sun

    3 Jul 2015 | 2:21 am
    Flagstaff-based Elite Squad girls basketball team eliminated from Native Arizona Daily SunAfter cruising through three games of pool play without Desirae Gonzalez, it seemed the Elite Squad girls basketball team would do alright in the Gold Division bracket of the Native American Basketball Invitational without her. But having the Division
  • Native American Regalia To Shine At Wampanoag Powwow - CapeNews.net

    2 Jul 2015 | 9:42 pm
    CapeNews.netNative American Regalia To Shine At Wampanoag PowwowCapeNews.netOn Friday, July 3, and the rest of the weekend, many Native Americans will be represented at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds dressed in traditional regalia for the 94th annual powwow. The detail-rich attire can take up to 40 hours to design and sew
  • Learning Native American beadwork at Stuhr Museum summer class - Grand Island Independent

    2 Jul 2015 | 9:05 pm
    Grand Island IndependentLearning Native American beadwork at Stuhr Museum summer classGrand Island IndependentClass participants (from right) Katie Nienhueser of Juniata and Molly Griess, 12, of Grand Island, work on their projects as instructor Vanessa Cox of Hastings walks around the table Thursday during a Native American Beadwork class in Stuhr Museum's ...
  • First VA Native American Tribe Federally Recognized, Others Next? - WSET

    2 Jul 2015 | 8:40 pm
    WSETFirst VA Native American Tribe Federally Recognized, Others Next?WSETAmherst County, VA - The first Native American tribe in Virginia finally got federal recognition. It give a renewed sense of hope to other Native American tribes in Virginia, including the Monacan Indians. The spiritual sounds of the Monacan Indian A renowned Virginia Indian tribe finally wins federal recognitionWashington PostVirginia Native American tribe granted federal recognition, only 2nd since Turtle Island News​At long last: Pocahontas' tribe wins federal recognitionRTMontana Standard -Lynchburg News…
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  • Der Singlebörsenvergleich mit Parship und Friendscout24

    CHARLOTTE LAWRENCE
    6 Jun 2015 | 3:20 am
    Die beste Singlebörse wurde in einem Singlebörsenvergleich gewählt Kriterien für die Auswahl waren unter anderem der Komfort, sowie die Funktionen des Singleportals und die Bedienung, wie auch das Design des Singleportals. Des Weiteren spielte bei der besten Singlebörse die Anzahl der Mitglieder des Singleportals eine große Rolle, wie auch die Kosten beziehungsweise die Preise des Singleportals. Weitere Auswahlkriterien waren die Sicherheit, und der Datenschutz des Singleportals. Eindeutiger Testsieger als beste Singlebörse wurde Parship. Hier Parship Erfahrungen lesen und gleich…
  • Zoomtrader ist ein Anbieter für binäre Optionen

    CHARLOTTE LAWRENCE
    27 May 2015 | 8:16 am
    Zoomtrader ist ein Anbieter für binäre Optionen. Der Handel mit binären Optionen wird besonders dieser Tage immer beliebter. Dabei handelt es sich um eine Art Vorhersage für den Aktienmarkt. Sie als Trader bestimmen den Wert einer Aktie damit nicht. Sie bestimmen aber ob diese Aktie im heutigen Tageskurs steigt oder eher sinkt. Sie haben also einiges mit dem Erfolg zu tun. Dabei handelt es sich aber um Ihren eigenen Erfolg. Sie wollen auch erfolgreicher Trader werden? Dann warten Sie nicht länger mit dem Handel der binären Optionen. Sie können schon sehr bald mit der Hilfe der…
  • ETX Capital als Geldanlage verwenden

    CHARLOTTE LAWRENCE
    16 May 2015 | 11:13 am
    Bei ETX Capital geht es um eine Plattform, die dabei behilflich ist mit Hilfe von binären Optionen Geld zu verdienen. Es ist sehr einfach hier einen schnellen Einstieg zu schaffen. Jeder Interessierte kann sich auf der Internetseite umschauen und hier versuchen reich zu werden. Bei den meisten klappt das auch. Dieses Geld ist gut verdient und vor allem sehr einfach. ETX Capital ist eine Plattform, bei der jeder Nutzer zunächst drei Schritte unternehmen muss. Es handelt sich um eine Art Anmeldungsverfahren. Dieses Verfahren gibt dem Nutzer eine sehr gute Möglichkeit und vor allem…
  • Sparsamkeit als Lebensform

    CHARLOTTE LAWRENCE
    14 May 2015 | 9:16 am
    Eine Reportage über krankhaft geizige Menschen. Also ich find’s lustig. Der Beitrag Sparsamkeit als Lebensform erschien zuerst auf Lifestyle Blog.
 
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    West Coast Native News

  • Minister Valcourt must be removed from office immediately.

    WCNativeNews
    14 Jun 2015 | 9:58 am
    Mr. Prime Minister, The preliminary report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, released on last June 2nd, demands from all Canadians, and most importantly from the leader of the Canadian government, a rigorous soul-searching about the way this country, which claims to be modern, treats the First People in this country who have inhabited this land for millennia. The report gives further substance to a horrendous and tragic past which is essential to remember. The report also takes a look at the present and also looks to the future. The AFNQL also aims to the future, towards…
  • The Crown is offloading consultation to mining companies

    WCNativeNews
    3 Jun 2015 | 11:43 pm
    By – Shiri Pasternak  – Anna Stanley – ricochet Consultation dollars will now flow through mining corporations Tens of millions in dollars for consultation processes on Aboriginal lands made it into the recently tabled federal budget, but not for First Nations. The Supreme Court of Canada has said that the Crown must consult and accommodate First Nations when development threatens to infringe their rights. But Canada and the provinces have begun to offload that duty onto mining companies who seek to prospect on Aboriginal lands. Largely ignored in analyses of the federal…
  • Human remains from a First Nation Cemetery are washing up on the shores of B.C.’s Nechako River

    WCNativeNews
    30 May 2015 | 10:07 am
    Human remains from a Cheslatta Carrier First Nation cemetery are washing up on the shores of B.C.’s Nechako River as it reaches dangerously high levels not seen since 2007, when flood waters broke a 200-year-old record. Mike Robertson, the nation’s senior policy advisor, says the social costs of the flood are high for the small community south of Burns Lake. “There’s the cost of … finding the leg of your grandmother, or your uncle, or your cousin. I’ve got bones sitting on my desk right now,” Robertson told Daybreak North’s Carolina…
  • Transportation Ministry Destroyed Highway Of Tears Emails

    WCNativeNews
    30 May 2015 | 9:43 am
    CP  |  By Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press Tim Duncan said he was barely three weeks into his new job at the Transportation Ministry in Victoria when he was ordered to delete emails concerning government meetings about the Highway of Tears investigation into murdered and missing women. When he hesitated, Duncan said a ministerial assistant in Transportation Minister Todd Stone’s office stepped in and deleted about a dozen emails from his government computer. Duncan’s allegations have set off an investigation by B.C.’s Information and Privacy Commissioner and prompted the…
  • Why The Petronas LNG Proposal Is Dead

    WCNativeNews
    13 May 2015 | 9:16 pm
    Why Petronas LNG Proposal Is Caput(podcast) and Meet Murray Christoff, The Racist Port Edward Councilor  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/bc-first-nations-group-rejects-1-billion-offer-from-lng/article24413849/ Final vote (yesterday), unanimous rejection, wrong location…Move your site Petronas or go away, three strikes, you`re out! ___________ A very good discussion on Petronas`s LNG proposal takes place in this podcast, … Petronas and the Christy Clark Government have failed to have any meaningful discussions with First Nations…Time for another supreme…
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