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November 28th, 2014 | Posted in See-Yaht-Sub PDFs | Read More »

‘All Indians Are Dead?’ At Least That’s What Most Schools Teach Children

  Alysa Landry, Indian Country Today   It’s time to break out the construction paper and synthetic feathers. Students in schools across the country this month will learn about the first Thanksgiving, perpetuating a fairy tale about struggling pilgrims and the friendly Indians who shared a harvest banquet. This usually follows Columbus Day instruction that […]

November 26th, 2014 | Posted in News,Top Story | Read More »

Louie Gong’s ‘Inspired Natives’ Project Takes on Its Second Artist-Entrepreneur

  By: Indian Country Today Media Network   I feel like I won the Native art lottery,” says Sara Agaton Howes, Anishinaabe from the Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota. Howes’ sense of elation these days comes from her affiliation with Inspired Natives the exciting venture by artist/entrepreneur Louie Gong, Nooksack. Inspired Natives is about […]

November 25th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

With All Eyes on Keystone, Another Tar Sands Pipeline Just Crossed the Border

BY ZOË SCHLANGER, Newsweek The Keystone XL pipeline may be in political limbo, but that hasn’t stopped another Canadian company from quietly pressing ahead on a pipeline project that will ramp up the volume of tar sands oil transported through the U.S. What’s more, the company, Enbridge, is making those changes without a permit, and environmental groups […]

November 25th, 2014 | Posted in Environment,Top Story | Read More »

Oregon, Washington Prison Inmates Enlisted To Rear Threatened Plants & Animals

  By Tom Banse, Earthfix In a growing number of Northwest prisons, inmates are rearing endangered plants, butterflies, turtles and frogs for release in the wild. It started just over a decade ago at a minimum security prison near Olympia. Now inmates at four Washington prisons and three in Oregon are raising dozens of different […]

November 25th, 2014 | Posted in Environment,Local News | Read More »

Can a First Nations-led Movement Stop Big Oil?

  By Andrea Paldraman, Common Dreams Can a First Nations-led, people-driven movement really have the power to stop Big Oil? The folks behind the Pull Together campaign think so. The Pull Together initiative supports First Nations in B.C. who are taking to the courts to stop Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project. Led by the Gitxaala, Heiltsuk, Kitasoo/Xai’xais, Nadleh Whut’en, […]

November 25th, 2014 | Posted in Environment,Top Story | Read More »

School Board hears First Reading of “Since Time Immemorial” Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum

Source: Marysville School District   On November 17, 2014, the Marysville School District Board of Directors heard a report from Dr. Kyle Kinoshita, Executive Director of Learning and Teaching, for the following instructional materials:  “Since Time Immemorial” Tribal sovereignty curriculum.  In 2009, the state legislature passed State House Bill 1495, strongly encouraging all districts, especially […]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in Education,News | Read More »

Hundreds of American Indians Rally Against Washington NFL Team

  By Blu Wakpa, Native News Online , November 24, 2014   OCCUPIED TAMIEN OHLONE TERRITORY (Santa Clara, California) – After successful demonstrations in O’odham (Glendale, Arizona) and Dakota (Twin Cities, Minnesota), four-hundred Indigenous Peoples and their allies poured into Tamien in solidarity with a national grassroots campaign to change the name and mascot of the Washington […]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in News,Sports | Read More »

Art Of The American West Comes To The Tacoma Art Museum

  By Jennifer Wing, KPLU Images of the American West line the walls of a brand new addition to the Tacoma Art Museum. The collection, a gift from a German family with ties to the Northwest, is a once-in-a-lifetime acquisition that is raising the museum’s profile. The transformation of the Tacoma Art Museum over the last […]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Local News | Read More »

Washington State Official Joins Northwest Tribes in Urging Oil Train Regulation

    Indian Country Today   Washington State’s rail system is aging, and that combined with the flammability of Bakken crude oil spell danger for ecosystems and people, a top official and 10 tribes said in a Seattle Time sop-ed on November 20. The Quinault have spoken out numerous times against such rail transport, a practice […]

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in Environment,Top Story | Read More »

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