Tag Archives: First Nations/Native American

2013 Honors: Chester Nez (Navajo Code Talker) – YouTube Video American Veterans Center

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4ZWxTiiBBs Direct link: 2013 Honors: Chester Nez https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4ZWxTiiBBs (around 3:34 minutes long) He was the last surviving member of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers. He passed away in 2014: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/130862886/chester-nez.

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IndigiMatch A Native American memory matching game for young ones – Kickstarter Campaign Ends Early Morning July 29, 2020

This Kickstarter project –IndigiMatch A Native American memory matching game for young ones: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1532301108/indigimatch ends This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Wed, July 29 2020 9:00 AM CDT (roughly bit under 63 hours remaining). … Continue reading

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Archives as resources for revitalizing First Nations languages — Library and Archives Canada Blog

By Karyne Holmes The preservation of First Nations languages is crucial for the survival of the unique identity of each nation and community. The ability to speak your language strengthens your connection to your ancestral heritage, community, and land and … Continue reading

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First Nations cradleboards: understanding their significance and versatility — Library and Archives Canada Blog

By Elizabeth Kawenaa Montour Cradleboards are still an integral part of the cultural practices of First Nations peoples. I experienced using a cradleboard for my family when we received one from my mother-in-law. It was not new, the paint was … Continue reading

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National Native Media Awards deadline extended to May 31, 2020 — Native American Journalists Association

The Native American Journalists Association has extended the deadline for 2020 National Native Media Award entires to May 31, 2020. Entries will be submitted and judged using the BetterBNC Media Awards Platform. Entry fees are $25 per entry for professional, … Continue reading

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NDN Collective announces $10 million COVID-19 response project for Indigenous people — Native American Journalists Association

Rapid City, SD – Today, The NDN Collective, Inc. (NDN) announces the creation of the NDN COVID-19 Response Project to quickly provide grants, communication and strategic support to Tribal Nations, front line Indigenous-led organizations, and individuals who are providing essential … Continue reading

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Facebook Journalism Project launches COVID-19 Local News Relief Fund Grant Program — Native American Journalists Association

The Facebook Journalism Project (FJP) is launching the COVID-19 Local News Relief Fund Grant Program, offering grant opportunities to help US local news organizations continue serving communities during the coronavirus outbreak. ABOUT THE PROGRAM The relief grants are designed to … Continue reading

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My 5,000th Blog Post March 02 2020

As always, a big thank you to those who read my blog, follow me, like a post, or comment. It’s appreciated. NOTE: around 1,500 words long. As noted in earlier milestone posts, I use these posts to look inward, both … Continue reading

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Navajo Artist Mary Livingston — Native American Jewelry Tips

Navajo artist Mary Livingston has been actively making jewelry since the 1970s. She specializes in mosaic inlay and carved stone pieces. Her hallmark is either ML or MARY LIVINGSTON. Below are two examples of her hallmark. Here is a beautiful … Continue reading

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Canada’s own Jay Silverheels “The Man Beside the Mask” “Jay Silverheels made a difference, he walked the walk.” — Jen Goldie – A little this, a little that, some real and some imaginings.

  By conducting his life with a strong grace and profound nobility, he walked the walk. via Canada’s own Jay Silverheels “The Man Beside the Mask” “Jay Silverheels made a difference, he walked the walk.” — Jen Goldie – A little … Continue reading

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