WASHINGTON– On Thursday, the Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA), with the purpose of establishing a framework for cooperation between the two associations – and Canada and the United States. The MOU intends to further enhance collaboration opportunities between AIANTA and ATAC; enrich understanding, education and cultural exchange among the members; offer business development and cultural education opportunities…"ABORIGINAL TOURISM ASSOCIATION OF CANADA SIGNS A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE AMERICAN INDIAN ALASKA NATIVE TOURISM ASSOCIATION"
GRAND RAPIDS – Under a bright blue sky, the 56th Annual Traditional Grand Valley Lodge Powwow kicked off on Saturday afternoon with a grand entry with dozens of dancers entering the dance arena on the banks of the Grand River at Riverside Park, north of downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. SOURCE nativenewsonline.net"GRAND VALLEY AMERICAN INDIAN LODGE POWWOW GATHERS ON BANKS OF GRAND RIVER"
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK – Years before Charlottesville and the push to remove Confederate monuments, Tribal Nations began petitioning for the names of a war criminal responsible for an act of genocide, and a white supremacist who advocated for such, to be changed in Yellowstone National Park. On Saturday, September 16, leaders from the Blackfoot Confederacy and Great Sioux Nation will be among those to continue that appeal, gathering at Yellowstone’s gateway in Gardiner,…"TRIBES GATHERING IN YELLOWSTONE TO DEMAND NAMES OF WAR CRIMINAL & WHITE SUPREMACIST BE CHANGED IN NATIONAL PARK"
NAPA, CALIFORNIA – On September 9, 2017, Mexica Danza dance group Calpulli Nanahuatzin held a ceremony in honor of Xocotl Huetzi, which is a twenty-day period from September 8 to 28, known as the fall of the fruits. During this month many trees begin to drop their ripe fruit. A twenty-day period is equivalent to a month in the Mexica/Aztec calendar. This is the signal for harvesting time and the days of many…"XOCOTL HUETZI CELEBRATED BY DANCERS"
EAGLE BUTTE, NORTH DAKOTA —The Cheyenne River Youth Project and the Sacred Heart Center in Eagle Butte have announced that they will be co-hosting a special Open Mic Night for community members of all ages at 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15 in CRYP’s free, public Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Art Park. The evening’s festivities will include open mic performances starting at 5 p.m., a chili and cornbread dinner at 6 p.m., free coffee…"THE CHEYENNE RIVER YOUTH PROJECT & SACRED HEART CENTER TO HOST “OPEN MIC” NIGHT ON SEPT. 15"
Native American communities in San Juan County, Utah, feel shut out of the process they have worked in good faith with now that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has issued an insensitive report recommending reducing Bears Ears National Monument. In his final report to President Trump, called the National Monuments “review,” he has silenced the voices of Native Americans in Utah and across the country by dismissing our deep ties to the Bears…"SECRETARY ZINKE ADVISES TRUMP TO LEAVE A LEGACY OF BROKEN PROMISES WITH TRIBES"
TUBA CITY – Years ago, Vallis Martinez returned home to the Navajo Nation and wanted someone to cook for. Now she does a lot of cooking for her husband, Ronald Joe, and seven children. When the children leave her small three-bedroom house in Tuba City, it gets quiet. “It’s like having children of your own,” Martinez said in an interview. “I stay home all the time for them because I don’t want…"CHILDREN, NEWBORNS, TEENS AT THE DOORSTEP: TUBA CITY WOMAN SERVING AS FOSTER PARENT FOR 28 YEARS"
President Donald Trump made an incredible speech at the United Nations General Assembly, but of course Hillary Clinton would call it terrible because she wishes she was in his position. Clinton told Stephen Colbert that she would have said the speech differently had she been in the president’s shoes. very dark, dangerous, not the kind of message that the leader of the greatest nation in the world should be delivering. You are both…"[VIDEO] Watch Hillary Giving Advice On What Trump’s Speech At UN Should Have Been, POTUS Shuts Her Up Instantly"
Some want to know whether the stories they heard about Indians being in their family tree are true; others want the benefits they believe are due to them by proving they have Indian blood. Whatever your reasons, there are ways to tell whether you have Indian in your bloodline. – Interview the oldest members in your family members. Record their statements and write them down as well. Make sure you get the exact, full names;…"How To Tell If You Have Indian In Your Bloodline"
A 36-year old woman from Michigan has made a crashing entrance into the Guinness Book of World Records yesterday at the Harper University Hospital, by giving birth to her 14th child, all born from different fathers. . According to the internationally recognized authority on the cataloguing and verification of world records, Anita Sullivan has just become the first woman in recorded history to conceive children with more than thirteen different men. . “I’m extremely proud…"DETROIT WOMAN GIVES BIRTH TO HER 14TH CHILD FROM 14 DIFFERENT FATHERS"