Leaders from the Association of Native American Journalists gathered in Phoenix last month and revealed a new logo. The 39-year-old organization started as the Native American Press Association. And now the name of the organization can change again. Francine Compton is the president of the organization.India’s National Health Council celebrates its fiftieth anniversaryThe tenth Remembering next week at the annual National Tribal Health Conference in Washington, D.C., Stacey Bohlin is its CEO.
A slice of our original world
- Original actress Sacheen Littlefeather was honored over the weekend by the Academy of Motion Pictures Museum. An apology was read to actress Apache and Yaki. It came nearly 50 years after Littlefeather was booed and mistreated at the 1973 Academy Awards.
- New efforts are underway to champion tribal sovereignty. Last week, the National Congress of the American Indians announced that it would host its twentieth annual session of the Dominion. The race will begin in early October on the Cherokee grounds in Tahlequah Oklahoma.
- In Canada, an aboriginal designer prepares to wow the crowd at one of the world’s biggest fashion events. Mikmaw native Ingrid Brooks prepares to show her country-inspired designs during New York Fashion Week. APTN’s Angel Moore tells us about the story.
- Cheerful crowds filled an indigenous town in Ecuador last weekend, where donkeys were once again allowed to race. The Great Donkey Race is located more than 874 yards away and is part of the annual celebrations in the local area. The races take place in the town of Salcedo, an agricultural region with many indigenous communities.
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