Eddie Ahyakak, Iñupiaq, Victorious on ‘Ultimate Survival Alaska’
Eddie Ahyakak, Iñupiaq, and his two teammates have won National Geographic Channel’s Ultimate Survival Alaska. Known as Team Endurance, the group consisted of Ahyakak, dog musher Dallas Seavey, and Sean Burch, a mountain climber and marathoner. Ahyayak, who hails from Barrow, Alaska, ...Continue Reading...
Parihaka leg-irons withdrawn after public outcry
TangataWhenua.com has just got word from Hayward’s Auction House owners, Kevin Hayward & Judith Ferguson that the Parihaka leg-irons which were going to be auctioned have been withdrawn. Public outcry began to inform and connect with whanau, hapu an iwi via social networks yesterday ...Continue Reading...
Cultural exchange opportunity for Maori artists in Canada
A new initiative will give contemporary Maori dancers and writers a chance to develop their arts practice at one of the world’s largest arts and creativity incubators. Over the next two years Canada’s Banff Centre – renowned for commissioning, supporting and producing new creative works ...Continue Reading...
Iroquois Confederacy is foundation of United States Constitution
(FNX) Did you know that the foundation of the United States Constitution comes from the Haudenosaunee Confederacy? H. Con. Res. 331 was passed in October 1988 to acknowledge the contribution of the Iroquois Confederacy of Nations to the development of the United States Constitution, and to ...Continue Reading...
Movie making made easy – Niue Film Commission
PRESS RELEASE FROM KILOCUTZ! ‘Movie making made easy’ is becoming a reality for youth in Niue via a one week media production workshop. Using a variety of smart phones and tablets to shoot and edit their footage, youth in Niue are fast becoming proficient in creating quick and entertaining ...Continue Reading...
Indigenous network steps up role, Anglican Taonga
[Anglican Taonga] Indigenous Anglicans meeting in Christchurch have voted to reset their network – and to make their presence felt at the Communion’s highest levels. The Anglican Indigenous Network (AIN) is meeting this week in Christchurch – a city which is slowly getting back to its ...Continue Reading...
Remember Wounded Knee
On This Day: In 1890 the Wounded Knee Massacre happened near Wounded Knee Creek (Lakota: Cankpe Opi Wakpala) on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, USA. The day before, the 7th Cavalry had intercepted Spotted Elk’s band of Miniconjou Lakota and 38 Hunkpapa Lakota near ...Continue Reading...
Polynesian Sovereignty by Kiwa Huata
Hasn’t it ever occurred to anyone that maybe, just maybe, they got it wrong? Every day, students are provided theories to give evidence to logic and one’s state of mind, giving it meaning and justification. Well, we all know not all theories prove to be evident in the end. When we decide to ...Continue Reading...
Gisborne home to highest proportion of te reo Maori speakers
Results from the 2013 Census show Gisborne is the home of te reo Maori speakers in Aotearoa, with nearly 1 in 6 people able to hold a conversation in the language. The information was released as part of the latest batch of census results from Statistics New Zealand. In releasing the results, ...Continue Reading...
Letter to Tribal Leaders From Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Dear Tribal Leader: Several months ago a letter referencing the desecration of Oce Vpofv (Hickory Ground) was sent out by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians that was full of misinformation and distorted facts. Although some time has passed since you may have received that letter, we of the ...Continue Reading...
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