This weekend's stories:  6th White House Tribal Nations Conference; Buffalo, New York asked to rename Squaw Island; Proposed natural gas pipeline in Lancaster County, PA cuts through several archaeological sites; Telling a new story of Route 66 – Through the eyes of Native American communities along the route; “Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family” exhibit opens.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
This weekend's stories:  New report released on ways to curb violence toward American Indian and Alaska Native children; Pricilla Coolidge of the Native American trio Walela murdered; Opposition to proposed oil pipeline work in Wisconsin continues; Protesting TitsGiving in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Native American Music Awards to air on PBS Thanksgiving day; “The Cherokee Word for Water” released on DVD, Blu-ray and iTunes; Be apart of Keith Secola’s new video “You got Land”; Loretta Lynn signs new multi-album deal with Legacy Recordings.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
By Arne Vainio, M.D.
News From Indian Country

In March I was asked to travel to remote reserves in Ontario, Canada. This was a beautiful and powerful experience and I will never be the same. I was asked to go again and was in Ontario for five days in October.
 
By Ricey Wild News From Indian Country    As Rezberry’s Graves Registrar I work to help people find a burial site in the cemetery for their deceased family members. Then their names are entered into what I call “The Book of the Dead”. No pun intended, it ain’t easy but someone’s got to do it.
 
©by Doug George-Kanentiio
News From Indian Country

The fifteenth Native American Music Awards (the NAMMYS) once again honoured the best in aboriginal music while showcasing the wide diversity and depth of talent among the nation's indigenous performing artists.
 
This weekend's stories:  Remembering our Native American Veterans; Native American Heritage Month proclaimed; Missing and murdered Indigenous women’s marches held across Canada; Remembering Hilary Bonnell; Rebel Music: Native America premiers with critics

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.
Photo credit for Justice for Missing and Murdered Women: Molly Korab | The McGill Daily

 
A new documentary film on the story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, the first Native American alumnus of the University of Illinois, will debut Nov. 3 at 8:30 p.m. (CST) on the Big Ten Network. “Carlos Montezuma: Changing is Not Vanishing” was produced by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
 
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

I’m so excited about Halloween! It’s the only time I can wear my kitty-cat ears in public, but I’m thinking this year I want to get painted up as a sugar-skull.