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November 1, 2012 Headlines

Visions of Valor
David Behrens

"The American Indian has only one country to defend, and when you're picked on, the American Indian never turns his back." 
Ernest Childers, Muscogee Creek, Congressional Medal of Honor

Native American Heritage Month Special events 
National Event: Presidential Proclamation Honoring Native American Heritage Month
November 2-9: Participate: Decolonizing Diet Project
November 4 -30: Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with NAPT Programming
November 9:
 First Nations Food Taster
November 15 online: Nixon and the American Indian: The Movement to Self Determination
Note: Postponed until May 2013:  2012 Native American Music Awards

Congressional Gold Medals to Be Awarded to Sioux Code Talkers 

Guard Places At Competition

Honoring Indigenous Veterans

Last of the Mohicans Star Mourned by 1,000 Native Americans in Traditional 12-Hour Memorial Along Historic Pass

First Native American Saint Stirs Pride, Skepticism

Honoring Paulette Ka'Anohiolkalani Kaleikini

Indspire Announces 2013 Indspire Award Recipients  

Being Young in Rural Alaska: Learning Indigenous Language

Northern Cheyenne Nation Visits Akron School

Aboriginal Youth Hope to Inspire Others at Annual Conference

Target of Hate Says He's Staying at SDSU

Shinnecock Member is First Woman to Graduate from England's Oxford University

Santee College Has a New Place to Call Home

Native American Corn Now Feeds the World

Native American Ancestors' Diet Part of Study and Challenge

 Top 10 Foods of the Mayan World

You Can't Drink the Oil, You Can't Eat the Money

Great Lakes Invasive Species Grant Given to UT

Antiquated Law Banned Native Americans from Boston Until 2005

Advocates Push to List Louisiana's Poverty Point as World Heritage Site

Native American Fashion Magazine Launches Online

Native Cowboys Combat Diabetes: Indian National Finals Rodeo Plans Awareness Events 

IAIA "Birthplace of Contemporary Native Art" Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Rare Book Fetches Fortune at Auction

Bigfoot Protected Species?

"Lady Snake Lord" Tomb Discovered: Mayan Warrior Queen Believed Found in Guatemala

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Border Patrol agents discover ancient artifacts in Arizona
Homeland Security: Tribe aims to use modern means to protect ancestral lands
124 Remains in 9,000 Boxes with 103,801 Bone Fragments
Indian chief's descendant rides through Erie on horseback
Leonard Peltier: A Man who Only Wants to Go Home
The occupation of Alcatraz: Don't give us apologies. Give us what we really want
Rural Women in Peru Cope “Where Life Is Very Sad”
Woodstock to host Dakota Indians' 'Unity Ride' next summer
 2013 budget may sting Indian Country
Voter ID laws could negatively affect Native American participation
Million Muppet March' Planned To Defend PBS After Romney Big Bird Comments 
Chumash language goes to the next stage'
ChildSight brings free vision care to students at Navajo Prep
3 tribes get $4.1M to help kids

Native American student community grows

Johnny Depp Donates $25,000 in Scholarship Funds to Navajo Nation

A Reflection on Visiting Carlisle Indian School
Director of the Office of Indian Education: Who Is Joyce Silverthorne?
Fort Worth district brings Native American students closer to their heritage
Viewers Respond to Dr. Phil Episode About Baby Veronica Custody Battle

For Children With XP Gene, Sunlight Can Kill
Native women face patchwork of policies for Plan B
Research to Benefit Native American Kidney Patients
Alaska Native groups join forces to fight tobacco use 
's Aboriginal Stewardship Models Brought to Canada
Should Alaska Native elders be exempt from fishing bans?
Interior Secretary invites tribal officials D.C. to renegotiate water rights settlement
Dismissal Too Final in Suit Over Native American Tribe Land
Keystone pipeline's path cuts across Native American land, history
Arizona Ski Resort’s Sewage Plan Creates Uproar
Willamette Meteorite Shard Sells for $2,000, Tribes 'Saddened'

Tribal Council declares White Earth Reservation a wolf sanctuary
2,000-year-old bison bone site mired in controversy
Navajo Nation To Preserve Dinosaur Tracks
Bullies get their way in New Mexico's wolf recovery program
Lost films of Hopi dances found in Camp Verde
Alyson Noel's 'Soul Seekers' Young Adult Series Destined for Big Screen, with Native Actors
Wiles’ Arapaho Journeys won High Plains Book Award
Yaqui guitarist Ayala going to Rome for canonization of Native woman
KYUK radio listeners get stories in Yup'ik and English 

Heard Museum opens two exhibitions on Navajo Code Talkers

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