#Native American

Colorado’s Haunted Road May Be the ‘Gates of Hell’

Have your Colorado adventures ever taken you to Riverdale Road between Thornton and Brighton? If so, you've traveled the very "Gates of Hell." Riverdale Road is an 11-mile nightmare featuring paranormal activity in every color of the rainbow. Whether you realize it or not, it's entirely possible you've crossed paths with these "Gates of Hell."
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What is the State Bird of Arkansas?

The State Bird Of Arkansas Is The Northern Mockingbird. The state bird of Arkansas is the mockingbird, a songbird that is the most commonly heard bird in the south. While it does not migrate, the mockingbird can mimic other birds' sounds. Another state bird is the Diana Fritillary Butterfly. Although it is not as common as the hummingbird, it is still recognized as the state bird.
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Cherokee Nation opens 8th food distribution center in Vinita

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Cherokee Nation celebrated the opening of its eighth food distribution center in Vinita on Friday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the new Vinita Food Distribution Center and Career Services Satellite office. The facility is 6,000 square feet and was built with the tribe's Respond,...
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Holiday Markets Happening Across OKC Metro

This will be a busy weekend for holiday markets across the metro. The First Americans Museum is hosting a winter market that’ll feature work from 50 Native American artists Saturday afternoon. The "Sleigh Bells Market" will take over the downtown Farmers Market on Sunday. Each weekend until Dec. 18,...

Atlanta Educator Awarded Conservation Teacher of Year Grant from Ga DNR

Vanessa Boone, a technology teacher at The Lovett School in Fulton County, received DNR’s 2022-23 Conservation Teacher of the Year grant, the agency announced today. The annual award goes to a third- through fifth-grade public or private school teacher in Georgia who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences. Funding is provided by The Environmental Resources Network, or TERN, friends group of the DNR Wildlife Conservation Section.

Find Indigenous pieces at this new store on Tucson's south side

A striking wall mural featuring a Tohono O'odham woman with a basket on her head at one end, and a strong shouldered Yaqui deer dancer in the desert on the other end, were among Indigenous scenes of traditional life under a distant, yet sparkling Milky Way. The 120-foot-wide by 60-foot-tall...

A third of Utah's Native Americans live an hour's drive or more from respiratory care

SALT LAKE CITY — Getting treatment for asthma, lung cancer and other respiratory issues requires a long drive for a large portion of Utah's Native American population. The majority of people living in 15 of the state's 29 counties reside in a pulmonology desert — defined as living at least an hour's drive away from the closest pulmonologist. A analysis of census data and a county-by-county study on pulmonology deserts found that Native Americans are disproportionately impacted by these pulmonology deserts, with 26% of Utah Native Americans residing in one.

WAER News Round Up: Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

This week the Syracuse Rescue Mission started to prepare for an increase in homeless shelter intakes due to wind and drops in weather. Syracuse Common Councilors are getting closer to the finish line with ReZone Syracuse, but in other official news, the 50th Senate District race has yet to be called and may take up to two weeks for results as a hand recount occurs.

UM alumni release Native American-centered graphic novel

MISSOULA, Mont. — A new graphic novel by two University of Montana alumni aims to address the lack of Native American representation in children's literature. "Thunderous" is about a young Lakota woman named Aiyana. One of the book's authors said it's a modern story centered around traditional Lakota values.