George (Comanche Boy) Tahdooahnippah barely had enough time to work up a sweat.
Tahdooahnippah, a middleweight boxer with Comanche and Choctaw ancestry, registered a first-round knockout over Ty (Hooligan) Brown in the main event of a card held on Saturday at the First Council Casino Hotel in Newkirk, Oklahoma.
It took 25,000 supercomputer processors and 11 days to calculate the motions of 180 billion simulated electromagnetic particles in space. But the effort may have yielded at least a partial resolution to a longstanding mystery: What makes the aurora borealis leap and glow?…
LA PUSH, Wash. – Risk of tsunami is something that has always been top-of-mind for residents of this Quileute village on the Pacific Ocean. And now, debris washing up on Quileute’s shores from the March 11, 2011 quake and tsunami in Japan is a reminder that what happened on the other side of the Pacific could happen here…
Today’s golden wheat fields differ from those cultivated by our ancestors. In the Huffington Post, Dr. Mark Hyman calls the modern grain “FrankenWheat,” a crop scientifically engineered over the past 50 years to contain what Hyman labels a Super Starch, a Super Gluten and a Super Drug….
February 17 was a warm sunny day, a far cry from what we have come to expect for a winter day here in the Northeast, and I should have been out enjoying it. Instead, I spent most of the day indoors, within a darkened conference room on the University of Albany campus, observing the second annual Bioarchaeologists’ Northeast Regional Dialogue Conference, or B.A. NeRD as they cutely refer to it. I was there for the simple reason that I know the legacy of anthropology; I know that when the guns were put away …
A YouTube video titled, “The Enduring Native – How Native American Culture has been Preserved,” by Dartmouth College students Jesse D.L. Beamish, John A. Steward and Thomas A. Cheese, discusses how the Apache culture has endured the many challenges it has faced… .
A storm of outrage ripped through Seattle after the shooting death of Ditidaht First Nation carver John T. Williams on August 30, 2010 by a city policeman. There were marches in the streets, angry demands for justice and an investigation by the police department. The officer resigned after he had been cleared of all criminal charges by the King County prosecutor’s office, and a U.S. Justice Department investigation found widespread use of excessive force by Seattle police, a report released in December 2011 said.
Every March runners from across the world trek to the Copper Canyon in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico for a grueling endurance test–the UltraMarathon. The canyon is home to the Tarahumara Indians, also known as Rarámuri, who are renowned for their long-distance running ability and the basis of Christopher McDougall’s famous 2009 book Born to Run… .
Jordy Trottier is fulfilling his dream of playing professional hockey this season. The 23-year-old Metis is a rookie forward with the Illinois-based Bloomington Blaze, who compete in the Central Hockey League (CHL)… .
The one good thing about divorce—besides complete domination of the remote control—is that parents get more free time to themselves. More time to indulge in forgotten interests, pursue neglected passions and form new friendships… . .
On July 11, 1958, Richard and Mildred Loving were arrested in their own home in Caroline County, Virginia. Their crime: Marriage. Richard was white; Mildred was black and American Indian, and according to Virginia’s 1924 Racial Integrity Act, their nuptials the previous month in Washington DC weren’t invalid in the state of Virginia, they were illegal … .
A federal cabinet member, a Hollywood star, a public service worker. They come from many facets of life, but all have one thing in common: They are beacons of success not only to fellow aboriginals but are stellar role models in any light … .
That works for 26-year-old Navajo Karate expert Alfred Duchaussee, currently a psychology student at the University of New Mexico.
His mother, Rose, noticed him kicking at everything — at 1½ years old. By the time the Albuquerque native was 3 years old, mom had convinced a Karate instructor to bend the minimum age restriction and begin teaching him the art of Tae Kwon Do to correctly channel his efforts.
The 1965 edition of Yeffee Kimball and Jean Anderson’s classic The Art of American Indian Cooking says wild fowl eggs served as a source of protein to the Plains nations who obtained them from hunting the nests of partridge, quail, duck and plover. I am told by scholarly friends that the Native people of New England and Canada practiced the same procurement of eggs.