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Now More Than Ever We Need to Protect Our Public Lands

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 02.14.2017 | Green
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Nathan Vink UCF Forum columnist I spent nearly a year of my life walking within the borders of what is now designated as the Bears Ears National M...

Daily Meditation: Walking The Beauty Way

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.04.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Daily Meditation: Rain Song

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.07.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Education
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Louis Bolling

Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  

Daily Meditation: Spirit Song

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.22.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Colorado Prospects Academy Competes At Reebok Mile High Showdown Basketball Tournament

Wade Norris | Posted 07.25.2016 | Denver
Wade Norris

This past Memorial day Basketball teams from several states came to Colorado participate in the The Reebok Series Eloy Mares Memorial Day Mile High ...

Daily Meditation: Awaken With Reverence

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.22.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Trump Surrogate Taunts Elizabeth Warren Like A Racist Fifth-Grader

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump is trying to come off as a more modest-minded type of politician lately: using a teleprompter, putting out carefully worded statements on...

Feeling the Bern, From Beginning to End

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I can now say I have felt the Bern, from beginning to end. I have seen how the Bernie revolution began and I have also seen it entering the homestretch of campaigning during the primary season, one short week before California and a few other states become the last to vote.

Elizabeth Warren's Veep Audition

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Is Senator Elizabeth Warren actively auditioning for the role of Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick? At this point, it's rather hard to come to any other conclusion, since Warren has been so outspoken of late on the subject of how horrible Donald Trump would be as president.

New Orleans Jazz Fest -- 'When Doves Sing Not Cry'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.09.2016 | Travel
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Don't cry for New Orleans. While it was a time to mourn the loss of a great talent, Prince, the New Orleans Jazz Fest was a confirmation and celebration of the reincarnation of the City many had written off as dead a decade earlier.

The American Bison: Bringing People Together and Bridging the Political Divide

John F. Calvelli | Posted 04.27.2016 | Green
John F. Calvelli

These days it appears that there are few things that bring Democrats and Republicans together, especially during a contentious presidential election y...

"What We Do To Earth, We Do To Ourselves" | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green

Chief Seattle raised his voice to protect the Earth his people held sacred. He stood over six feet tall, towering over his fellow Puget Sound Indians. He was powerfully built and, according to legend, his voice is said to have carried almost a mile when he spoke.

From Patchwork Dress to Presidential Adviser, First Female Tribal Chief "Sang Promise" to Her People | Posted 04.19.2016 | Women

Betty Mae Tiger Jumper was the first woman Chief of a major Native American tribe. As leader of the Florida's Seminole tribe, she brought modern medicine to her community, promoted preservation of tribal culture, and guided a bankrupt tribe to solvency.

The U.S. Wants To Bring Clean Energy To American Indian Lands

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 03.24.2016 | Green

The Department of Energy announced on Tuesday that it would provide $9 million for clean energy projects on tribal lands across the United States. The...

America's Original Instructions

Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley | Posted 03.15.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley

The original Instructions to many of America's Indigenous peoples include teaching everyone to live in a way of harmony, balance and wherever possible...

President Obama: A Letter of Recommendation for Diane Humetewa for the Supreme Court

Gyasi Ross | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics
Gyasi Ross

we don't need any more of the current worldview, Republican or Democrat, to determine where our nation is going. We have a lot of that. We need some good ol' Indigenous wisdom, some Hopi wisdom, and most importantly, some Indigenous Hopi Woman Wisdom.

The Secrets of Southern Colorado's Mesa Verde

Kari Haugeto | Posted 02.29.2016 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Southern Colorado has a secret. If you look closely, you can discover it in the unexplored cliffs of the Needles and La Plata Mountain Ranges.

Some Notes for Natives About the Presidential Elections: Neither Democrat Deserves Our Vote (Yet)

Gyasi Ross | Posted 02.12.2017 | Politics
Gyasi Ross

(The only person who deserves any Native votes so far is Thomas. Photo Credit: Steven Paul Judd) "Combine Indigenous and general public voter blocks....

The 'Sacred' in America

Ali Z. Hussain | Posted 01.23.2017 | Religion
Ali Z. Hussain

To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. - Ralph Waldo...

Right Next Door: Tonya Carloni Littlewolf, Wolf Whisperer

Ian Spanier | Posted 12.15.2016 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Tonya Littlewolf, aka Mamawolf, photographed with Balto (front) and Wacipi. © Ian Spanier Photography 2015, All Right Reserved Meeting someone who ...

A Higher Vision for the Holidays

Erin Sharaf | Posted 11.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Sharaf

This Thanksgiving will be different for me, as I've decided to spend the day alone, deep in the desert on a vision quest. I will miss my family and ...

Tiearona Low Dog Elevates the Meaning of "Integrative Medicine"

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 10.19.2016 | Impact
Michael Finkelstein, MD

I recently had the honor of interviewing Tiearona Low Dog, MD, a thought leader in health care, whose credentials include Director of the Fellowship a...

Daily Meditation: A Beautiful Dawn

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.20.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

The Piercing Cry of Child Poverty in Economically Rich but Spiritually Poor America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.25.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Pope Francis speaks out faithfully and forcefully against poverty and has been called "the pope of the poor." But on his first visit to the United States there was demoralizing news about poverty, especially child poverty, in our nation -- the world's largest economy.