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Angels Watching Over Indigenous Children
Why Not? Alaska’s Fusion Candidacy
Help College Profs Bridge Divides
83-year-old ‘Beloved Arab’ Laid to Rest
Portal for Native Entrepreneurs
Native Sports Legends Talk about Native
Mohegans Do Good—Rappell Down Skyscraper
Lummi Totem Unites Enviro Defenders
Why Is There a Teepee at Bosque Redondo?
My Peace Corps Experience
4 More Challenges Facing Native Students
$37,400 up for Grabs at NIRC in Fort Hal
Travel Can Flatten the Pocketbook
Eagle Feather Law & State Tribes
Tribal Leaders Should Help Govern the US
NOAA Gives $400K for Penobscot River
Brown Bear Hunt Banned in Kenai Refuge
NYT Showcases Tribal Species Stewardship
Haskell to Hold Inauguration for Pres.
Paiute Tribe Approached by Snyder's OAF
Thing About Skins
Be It Hunter, Canoe, Chief or Bison, Constellation Orion Is Our Winter Buddy
The stars in the constellation we know as Orion make such an obvious figure that just about every civilization, including Indigenous Peoples, have created mythology about the const...
Higgs Boson, the Nobel Physics Prize and Lakota Astronomy
The physicists who first theorized the existence of the so-called God particle, the Higgs boson, have been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics...
The World's Best View: 5 Things That Seeing Earth From Outer Space Can Teach Us
The sight of Mother Earth hanging out there all exposed and alone (so far as we know) against the blackness of space helped spark the environmental movement when photos were broadc...
Chinle Summer Science Academy Melds Navajo and NASA Astronomical Knowledge
Melba A. Martin, Ed. D.
Melba Martin, solar system ambassador to the Navajo Nation from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, spent part of the summer watching students in Chinle, Arizona, soak up knowledge a...
Ohio's Magnificent Earthworks, an Ancient Astronomical Wonder
Deep inside the unassuming borders of what is today Ohio sits a complex of earthworks aligned so precisely with the rise and set of the moon that modern surveying equipment could n...
Transit of Venus, Hawaiian Natives and the Cosmos
It’s no accident that NASA and other institutions are broadcasting the 2012 transit of Venus from observatories on Hawaii...
Transit of Venus and the Mayans
It will be an astronomical spectacle for the ages. On June 5 and 6, Venus will undergo a solar transit—for the last time in our lives...
Solar Eclipse Was Viewed by Some Traditional Navajo, While Youngsters Observed Taboo
In a surprise twist, traditional Navajo people watched the annular solar eclipse and some young people did not, experts said after the May 20 celestial ring of fire event ...
Avert Your Eyes: Eclipse Viewing Taboo in Navajo and Other Cultures
While millions around the world will flock to view the annular solar eclipse on Sunday at sunset, many who are smack in the middle of its shadowy path will avert their eyes...
Annular Solar Eclipse Will Wow Many as It Slices Through Indian Country
On May 20 a great celestial event will take place: The moon will obscure the sun—almost...
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