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Cut and clean fish. Cut into long strips. Chop onion. Slice lemon into thin disks.Wash and chop dandelion leaves. Grease metal fry pan slightly with bacon grease. (so you don’t burn the fish)Put on a semi hot coal.
Add onion 5-6 thin slices of lemon, salt, pepper, and a few pinches of white sage.
A new exhibit featuring some of the best and most distinctive moccasins from the collection at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian will be unveiled on Saturday, April 19. …
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Now, one day after Earth-Maker shaped the world, Iioi, our Elder Brother was sitting and watching the children play. He saw the joy and the youthfulness they displayed. Read more the Legend of How the Butterflies came to be http://bit.ly/19vig6k
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How to Research Native American Roots By Kimberly Powell http://bit.ly/19Lto0B
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The term Native American Jewelry bring to mind silver and turquoise jewelry created by the Navajo, Zuni, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest. Read more http://bit.ly/Ue3sre
When you know who you are; when your mission is clear and you burn with the inner fire of unbreakable will; no cold can touch your heart; no deluge can dampen your purpose. You know that you are alive. —Chief Seattle. Read more http://bit.ly/12T7FlR
So what is it? Indian? American Indian? Native American? First Americans? First People? Read more What’s in a Name? Indians and Political Correctness http://bit.ly/14g8IZH
A Zuni or Navajo fetish has for many years been a prized possession of numerous Indian tribes and non Native Americans as well. Read more http://bit.ly/1q1Quqg
Four people plead guilty for theft from Minnesota tribal casinos
Elias Rodriguez, 30, Agustine Henry Gueits, 28, Anuedi Rivera-Bido, 29, and Geetha Leena, 28, each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit theft from an Indian gaming establishment and one count of aggravated identity theft. They admitted they used counterfeit credit cards to obtain cash advances at casinos owned by the Leech Lake Band and the Bois Forte Band.
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee listening session in Montana
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a listening session in Montana this Thursday.
The session will focus on Native language revitalization. Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), the chairman of the committee, is sponsoring S.1948, the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act, to award grants for Native language programs.
DOI extends $1.2M in offers to Makah Reservation landowners
The Interior Department has extended another $1.2 million in offers to landowners on the Makah Nation in Washington.
The offers were made under the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations. Landowners have 45 days to accept or decline.
Ignorance abounds in dealings with indigenous people
Notre Dame student Mia Lillis discusses historical and present-day mistreatment of Native Americans:
Last year, white actor Johnny Depp was cast as the fictional character Tonto in the Walt Disney reimagining of the Lone Ranger series.
This land is (not) our land
On March 27, 1973, Marlon Brando was awarded the Oscar for his performance as Don Vito Corleone in “The Godfather”. However, Brando was not present to accept the award. Instead, he sent Sacheen Littlefeather in his place to turn down the Oscar, and to deliver a 15-page speech explaining this rejection.
Lummi Nation argues for treaty fishing rights in disputed areas
The Lummi Nation asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to recognize its treaty rights in disputed areas of Washington.
The tribe says its usual and accustomed fishing areas include places claimed by other tribes. The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe have already won a decision recognizing their rights.
Lummi Tribe’s Fishing Case Faces Off in the 9th
A decades-old fight over tribal fishing rights went for another round as the Lummi Nation told the 9th Circuit about their exclusion from certain waters between Washington and Vancouver Island.
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Man facing wildlife violations looks to his native culture as a defense
The 102 baby turtles taken from John P. Volpe’s basement and the dozens of stuffed birds he had in his home and shop are evidence of illegal activity, the state Department of Conservation says.
Navajo Technical University celebrates new bachelor’s degree program
Crownpoint — When National Public Radio asked Navajo Nation Poet Laureate Luci Tapahonso to write a letter to her hometown of Shiprock last fall, she decided to focus on her relationship to the landscape.
No surprise in state’s loss in Poarch Creek gaming suit
“Big Luther,” Alabama’s hyper-ambitious Attorney General Luther Strange, had been warned more than once. This page warned him. Other commentators warned him. If he had bothered to ask, members of the Alabama Bar Association most assuredly would have warned him, too.