Students Protest, Say Ute Nickname Breeding Racism
" Too many of us question the motives of the
[University of Utah,)The U. has treated us with cold indifference
for far too long," said Joel Arvizo, a doctoral student of Navajo and Chicano
descent. Not all native students share the
protesters' anger and disappointment."
The Few, The Chosen, and Proud Native Grammy Nods
Grammy Awards nominees for
Best Native American Music Album are Canyon Record's Black Lodge,
Northern Cree and Kevin Yazzie, Producer Tom Wasinger with Silver
Wave Records, and SOAR Corporation’s Bryan Akipa.
Chouteau Remembers Hightower
From the 1940s-1960s, Rosella Hightower, Yvonne Chouteau, Moscelyne
Larkin and Maria and Marjorie Tallchief were known across the world as the
ballerinas." Recently, Hightower died at
Female Boxer Mioshia “Yosh” Wagoner has returned from China, where she received the silver
medal while competing in the AIBA Women’s World Boxing
National Title Sets Bradford Apart From Other Stars\
"...in Oklahoma, America’s American
Indian capital, the state’s brightest hero is 1/16th Cherokee, which
in Tahlequah and beyond will make [Sam] Bradford more popular than
Eiteljorg Lands 800 Piece
Southwest Art Collection
multi-million-dollar collection of nearly 800 objects, including the
best of Southwestern pottery, jewelry and other objects ... will be
the basis of a book and 2010 exhibition.
"To Honor and Comfortz"chronicles the history and diversity of Comanche Quilt
Makers and other native artists who
continue to create vibrant works of art, one stitch at a time.
Find New Voice
A Taiwanese soap opera
which focuses on young aboriginals who move to urban
communities is now being aired on the island's newly launched, first
aboriginal television channel. The station claims to be the
first indigenous television station in Asia.
Tarahumara Feat Inspires Awe
Ken Chlouber was 25
miles into an ultra marathon when he was passed by two other
runners wearing sandals
made from used tires, leather thongs and nails. "Maybe I'm
spending too much on shoes," Chlouber half-joked as the runners