Native American Traditions

Winter Solstice Is a Time Of Renewal, Reconnection With the Earth

November 29, 2009

Author: Lauren Yanks

Source: The Poughkeepsie Journal

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20091129/LIFE/911290310/1005/LIFE

Throughout the ages, a variety of cultures have viewed the winter solstice as a time for celebration and renewal. The tilt of the earth’s axis makes the winter solstice the shortest day — and longest night — of the year. According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, the word...

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2 Tribes Object to Cape Wind Turbines

October 26, 2009

Author: Beth Daley

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/green/articles/2009/10/26/2_tribes_object_to_cape_wind_turbines/

Native American rituals and beliefs have emerged as a surprising last-minute obstacle to federal approval of the nation’s first offshore wind farm, threatening to significantly delay the Cape Wind project.

Two Massachusetts tribes say the 130 proposed...

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Film Highlights Local Native American Tribe’s Religion, Challenges

October 17, 2009

Author: Meredith J. Cooper

Source: News & Review

http://www.newsreview.com/chico/content?oid=1300682

For most Westerners, religion comes neatly packaged in a box. There’s a building—a church or a temple, for example—with a religious leader at the helm who typically changes every few years or so. They’re organized, with presidents and priests and books that outline the belief systems and prayers.

But what about land-...

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Tribal Courts to Take Over Eagle Religion Case

October 2, 2009

Author: Ben Neary

Source: CBS

http://cbs4denver.com/wireapnewswy/Tribal.courts.will.2.1224716.html

A federal judge has agreed to let a tribal court handle the prosecution of a Northern Arapaho man who shot a bald eagle four years ago for use in his tribe's Sun Dance.

Winslow Friday, now in his mid-20s, has acknowledged he killed a bald eagle without a permit on the Wind River Indian Reservation in central Wyoming in...

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Boise Woman Works to Protect American Indian Site

September 23, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Indian Country Today

Wire Service: AP

http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/national/northwest/60771737.html

A Boise woman has achieved her goal of having protected a sacred American Indian site in Boise and erecting a stone tribute marking the area.

Betty Foster is now attempting to have trails in the Castle Rock Reserve named for tribes that once occupied the...

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North American Indian Center of Boston

This data was last updated on 10 July 2018.

Address: 105 South Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Phone: 617-232-0343
Email: info@naicob.org
Website: http://www.naicob.org/

Activities: Founded in 1991 as a non-profit corporation, the Center provides services to the over 5,000 Native Americans in the Boston area. Current programs include a Job Training Partnership Association, a Vocational Social Services program, a Community Health...

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Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness, Inc.

This data was last updated on 26 June 2018.

Address: P.O. Box 5885, Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-642-1683
Email: mcnaa@aol.com
Website: http://www.mcnaa.org/

Description: The Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness, Inc. was founded by Burne Stanley in 1989. The primary purpose of the Center is to provide cultural, spiritual, and social services to the Native American Peoples of Massachusetts. Secondly, the Center...

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