WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), a policy program at the Aspen Institute, will introduce the fifth class of CNAY Champions for Change through a series of events in Washington, DC next month……
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The American Indian Center has hosted Pow Wows since 1953. The book series, Images of America, has put together 50 years of Pow Wow photos into a book – Chicago’s 50 Years of Powwows. This book lets you look back…..
EarthFix recently broadcast a fascinating show about the tribal traditions of fisherman from the Yakama Nation. These fisherman boldly stand on scaffolding high above the rushing water below using dip nets. Talk about a rush! For thousands of years, generations…..
President Obama’s time in the White House is winding down but that doesn’t mean he’s completely stopped working. In a press release from yesterday it was announced that we will now have two new national monuments in the deserts of…..
Here’s something special you can watch with the kiddies next weekend. First Nations Experience (FNX) will be broadcasting the beloved Disney/Pixar film Finding Nemo which was recently dubbed into the Navajo language. Nemo Hádéést’į́į́ will be shown Sunday, December 25th…..
I love watching these “100 Years of Beauty in 1 minute” videos from WatchCut. They’ve featured women from several different countries like Mexico, Korea, Brazil and now they turn their lens to some of our Indigenous beauties right here. The…..
If you logged on to Google this morning you may have noticed the homepage paid homage to ledger art and a Native American writer. Just time to celebrate Native American Heritage Month! Read more from Google’s blog about the Doodle…..
Prayers go out to the Wichita Nation this week. Their last remaining Wichita speaker, Doris Jean Lamar-McLemore, passed away on August 30, 2016. Her nephew, Walter Lamar, posted a beautiful dedication to his Aunt on his Facebook page. In an…..
Our Native veterans have been honored many times, but there is currently not a national monument erected in their honor. That will all change soon as the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has been charged by Congress…..
One of the most misunderstood aspect of Native life is Blood Quantum and one of the most common questions is: “What is Blood Quantum” ? A myriad of answers will cascade forth depending on the person and their…..