Tag Archives: National Relief Charities
Native American language preservation meets technology… The journey that began some seven years ago to save the Wukchumni language reflects all we have been discussing in our â€œWalking in Two Worldsâ€ blog series.
Last Thursday, March 12, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission released the Open Internet Order in wake of the commission’s decision to regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility. While the new rules are detailed in some 400 pages of the Open Internet Order, according to the FCC the “…rules are designed to protect free […]
When I think about the idea of “walking in two worlds,” I consider everything that encompasses. Does it mean that I am two people? Does it mean that I am a fragmented person? Perhaps it means both, or neither. At any rate, I had the honor of visiting with Leon Hale, an elderly man from […]
Last week we kicked off our “Walking in Two Worlds” blog series by talking about maintaining physical, mental, emotional and spiritual balance in everyday life. Maintaining this kind of balance is critical for Native Americans living one life in two worlds. There is the world of contemporary time and place defined by the mainstream culture, […]
10 things you must do to get ready for college, scholarships, ACT and SAT testing, for Native American and non-Native students and juniors in high school. Do not delay, follow this calendar.
How could it be that in 2014 a woman on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota froze, when the state has grown from the seventh to the third largest of U.S. crude oil producers? While the passing of Debbie Dogskin and the oil boom in North Dakota may seem unrelated, consider the thousands […]
Today at Arizona’s Indian Nations and Tribes Legislative Day, five talented and energized youth groups are presenting how they are going to make their communities safer and healthier. With the “Native Youth Know” partnership standing behind them, the five youth groups will receive the funding and support to make that possible. The Native Youth Know […]
There is still much talk about the Keystone XL Pipeline and the controversy surrounding the construction of this transcontinental oil behemoth. Some argue for its construction as they say it will create pipeline jobs and boost local economies from Canada to Mexico, while others say no price tag can cover the harmful emissions and catastrophic […]
Have you ever wondered about visiting an Indian reservation or tribal recreation area in the winter? There are many options open, but here are five in the southern and southwestern United States that may surprise you. Mescalero Apache: If you’re up for cold weather, snow sports may be just the thing. Ski Apache is a […]
Learn about Native American artist Jana Mashonee and “American Indian Christmas,” her NAMMY award-winning CD with 10 Christmas songs sung in different Native languages. Jana generously allowed us to use her music in our holiday video and giving projects.