This Week in Native American News - October 28, 2016

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Oct 28, 2016 12:24 pm

Happy Halloween - Have fun but don't be an offensive jerk! Read more: www.chicagoreader...


Oct 28, 2016 12:22 pm

Real Walking Dead - Zombies or White Walkers, these Inuit were terrified! It was sometime before 1850 at a remote Arctic hunting camp near the southwest edge of King William Island, and these “beings” had seemingly materialized out of nowhere. “They’re not Inuit; they’re not human,” was how a woman first reported their arrival to the camp. Read more: news.nationalpost...


Oct 28, 2016 12:10 pm

Suicide awareness - Elisapee Ishulutaq, from Pangnirtung, Nunavut, said she made "In His Memory," originally a 10-meter long painting about a boy who killed himself, to help break the silence around suicide, which is 5-25 times higher than the rest of the country. Read more: vancouversun.com/...


Oct 28, 2016 12:06 pm

Kindred Spirits - The ‘Kindred Spirits’ Monument of nine eagle feather commemorates when, in 1847, the Choctaw Nation donated $170 to Ireland to help during the Potato Famine. What was special about the gift is that is the fact that the Choctaw were having major problems of their own at that time still recovering from the horrible Trail of Tears journey. Read more: www.messagetoeagl...


Oct 28, 2016 12:04 pm

Recruiting Natives - The Army National Guard is turning its recruitment efforts to Alaska Natives as it seeks to find soldiers equipped with subsistence skills. "Somebody that grows up in rural Alaska lives the weather. They don't watch it on the weather channel... those from rural locations, who are active outdoors, are better able to spot patterns and changes in patterns." Read more: www.stripes.com/...




 

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