By The Citizen staff – AuburnPub.com – Photo The Citizen
Wells College, in collaboration with the Cayuga Nation and the college’s Center for Sustainability and the Environment, Louis Jefferson Long Library, Buildings and Grounds, Department of Visual Arts, and the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program, will host the 13th annual Peachtown Native American Festival and Education Week Sept. 22-28 on the Aurora campus.
By Chris Goudreau – ValleyAdvocate.com – Photo Chris Goudreau
A steady stream of gray incense-like smoke with the scent of pine wafted from the grass lawn on the Shutesbury Town Common as Rolf Cachat-Schilling said a prayer blessing in a native language, to ward off evil intentions. A group of half a dozen people slowly lined up to be part of the ceremony.
By May Marquebreuck – Medford.WickedLocal.com – Photo Not Credited
This summer in early July, when the Medford volunteers returned from their community service week at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, they brought with them a sample of artwork known as ledger art done by an Oglala Lakota artist, Patrick Pulliam, at the reservation.
By ThePublicOpinion.com – Photo Minnesota Historical Society
Original beadwork, birch bark and textile artwork by five contemporary American Indian artists will be on display alongside the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) artifacts that inspired them in the new exhibit “Renewing What They Gave Us: Native American Artists in Residence,” Saturday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, April 22 at the Minnesota History Center.
By East Oregonian – EastOregonian.com – Photo Kathy Aney/Staff
Tayler Leigh Craig, 21, a Walla Walla tribal member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, earned top honors Friday during the Pendleton Round-Up’s annual American Indian Beauty Pageant.
Craig, the daughter of Fermore J. Craig Jr. and Rachel Hoptowit, is the great-great-granddaughter of Jim Kanine, former chief of the Walla Walla tribe.