What’s your Native Zodiac Sign? Use your birthday to find your sign, then follow the link in this post to learn more http://bit.ly/NnU3X5
In Redskins Golf Tournament, It Was the Navajo Who Got Played
On Friday, many in Indian country were horrified to learn that the celebrity golf tournament put on by KTNN, the Navajo Nation’s radio station, had cut a sponsorship deal with the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation. Among those taken by surprise were the National Indian Gaming Association, a sponsor of the event, and the Notah Begay III Foundation, which had donated items to the silent auction — both organizations withdrew their support and demanded their names be taken off the tournament’s program.
Break the Cycle: Approach Education as a Community
Education is Indian country’s civil rights issue of the generation. With the right tools parents can become empowered advocates for their children. If a plumber fails to fix our dishwasher we fire them.
ICTMN series on Indian children in South Dakota worth following
Here at the Buffalo Post we can usually summarize a story fairly well.
But Suzette Brewer’s excellent series at Indian Country Today Media Network about South Dakota’s wholesale removal of Indian children from their homes without due process requires full reading in and of itself.
Known to his people as Set-Tainte, meaning “White Bear Person,” Satanta was a great Kiowa warrior who would later become the principal chief in the Kiowa Wars of the 1860s-1870s and was known as “The Orator of the Plains.” Learn more http://bit.ly/JWTUGL
An Indian family resided on the seashore. They had two sons, the oldest of whom was married and had a family of small children. Read more the Legend of The bird whose wings made the wind http://bit.ly/10yUylv
Native American students face many obstacles in achieving an education. Often, Native students who attend public schools are not provided the resources mandated under Title VII of the Leave No Child Behind Act. Although a federal law governs what is supposed to happen to Native kids that are taken in by the public foster care system – the Indian Child Welfare Act – but reportedly no state is in full compliance with this act. The Indian education system continues to show an achievement gap for Native students that has lasted for decades and goes beyond grade school. In this video, educators and the Bureau of Indian Education come together in the hopes of creating change.
See more at: http://blog.nrcprograms.org/native-video-series-indian-education/
"I’m a human being. I am not anybody’s mascot. I am America’s conscious and that’s what they do not want to look at. They would rather look at a cartoon character then at the deceit of this country and this government." ~Russell Means
Russell Means and Juanita Helphrey addressing the racist chief wahoo back in 1994.