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Monday, October 18, 2010

Stories Around the Web

Stories around the web:

  • River restoration at Nisqually, from The Olympian.
  • A new PBS program, Reel Injun ("an entertaining trip through the evolution of North American Native people ("The Indians") as portrayed in famous Hollywood movies", will premiere on November 2.
  • Indian Country Today reports on our language grant from ANA
  • A New England filmmaker has documented the Passamaquoddy Tribe's effort to save their language (audio story from Maine Public Radio)
  • Do you know about the Intertribal Bison Cooperative? It presently has "a membership of 57 tribes with a collective herd of over 15,000 bison." Wow.
  • There's a new state park near LaConner, Kiket Island. It will be co-owned and co-managed by the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and the State of Washington. Interesting and complicated arrangement.
  • Tim Montler's Klallam Word of the Day on Twitter is "kʷənúcəŋ 'sing power song, meditate'. Elders would sit by the river to sing their spirit song and meditate." Go to his website to hear it spoken.