Welcome to the HELP (Harvest Education Learning Project) 2015 update with some video of past and current events.  Don’t forget that on Saturday February 28th, 2015 around noon there will be a second anniversary Tree Tapping Feast and Ceremony conducted by Bad River Ojibwe Elder Joe Rose Sr. at HELP.
 
This weekend's stories: U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp reintroduces bill for Native American children; First DNA tests say Kennewick Man does have Native American heritage; Louisiana tribes fighting to protect their disappearing land; Jordan cave vandalized; NCAI Sate of Indian Nations address.

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

 
This weekend's stories: Montana U.S. Senators introduce bill for Little Shell federal recognition; An association representing 16 tribes send letter to President Obama urging him to reject Keystone XL; Exhibit by Julie Buffalohead to open at Highpoint Center for Printmaking; Mary Jo Watson inducted into hall of fame by Oklahoma Higher Education Heritage Society; Oneida Tribe of Indians in Wisconsin and Yakama Nation in Washington make wager on Green Bay-Seattle NFC championship game.

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

 
By MARK TRAHANT
News From Indian Country

We just watched the last act of The Old School Congress at the end of 2014. In its last moments, it passed bills with thousands of pages, giving permission to members in the House and Senate to sneak legislation into larger bills. And better: To do so in a way without transparency or election consequences.
 
Join IndianCountryTV.com on the Red Cliff Ojibwe Reservation for three days of discussion, perspectives and potential ideas for alternatives to Mining.

Join us Wednesday January 7th (REBROADCASTING BELOW)

Thursday January 8th, (REBROADCASTING SESSIONS BELOW)

Friday January 9th, discussion with elders. (REBROADCASTING)
 
This weekend's stories: Grey wolf killed in Utah may have been famed Grand Canyon wolf, Echo; NCAI announced results of joint effort with Google on mapping reservations; Raqual Montoya-Lewis becomes Washington’s only Native American Superior Court judge; Horseback riders remember 1890 Wounded Knee massacre; Tomaquag Museum launches “indigenous Artways.”

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

 
By Sandra Hale Schulman
News From Indian Country

The power of art is in both its beauty and instant ability to tell a story. In the digital age, an image can be created and transmitted all over the world in seconds. Using this power is a group called Honor the Treaties, that was started in Seattle by National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey after spending seven years documenting life on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
 
This weekend's stories: Horseback riders and runners come together to remember the Dakota 38; Federal judge restores protection for wolves in Great Lakes region; Yale Indian Papers Project brings tribal histories online; Mohegan minister identified as author of 1776 manuscript; NCAI to produce another Super Bowl ad against Redskins name.

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