Seller Threatens Treasure of American Heritage

The world’s largest museum complex is struggling to fend for itself against the effects of climate change – a warning to even the best experts and organizations with deep pockets of the challenge of adapting to warming. In a document released this fall, the Smithsonian Institution warned that increased flooding on the two-mile-long National Mall …

Leading Native American Musician Joanne Shenandoah dies at 64

He has performed with Willie Nelson and Neil Young for the Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela. “Joanne is to contemporary Native American music what Aretha Franklin, Etta James or Billie Holiday are to their genre,” said Ed Koban, a Native American Music Award nominee and Mohawk tribesman. told Native News Online. “A timeless and elegant …

Noah Gordon, 95, Died; American Novelist with an Audience Abroad

American author Noah Gordon, virtually unknown in his country but whose novels about history, medicine, and Jewish identity have made him a literary intellectual abroad, died Monday at his home in Dedham, Mass. He was 95 years old. His death was confirmed by his wife, Lorraine Gordon. Mr Gordon’s first novel, “Rabbi” Dealing with the …

American Ballet Theater Uses Beyoncé Associate as Chief Executive Officer

A leader of Beyoncé’s business empire will serve as the next CEO of the American Ballet Theatre, the dance company announced on Tuesday. Janet Rollé, managing director of Beyoncé’s media and management company Parkwood Entertainment, will take on the role of general manager and executive director of Ballet Theatre, one of the country’s most prestigious …

First Asian American Puppet Arrives on ‘Sesame Street’

“Sesame Street” invites the first Asian American puppet to the neighborhood. 7-year-old Korean-American Ji-Young, who loves to play the electric guitar and skateboard, will be making his debut next week. Ji-Young won’t just share her love for rock music and tteokbokki or Korean rice cakes on the show. It will also play a role in …

Biden Plans New Drilling in a Large Native American Neighborhood

WASHINGTON — President Biden will announce Monday that his administration is moving to block new federal oil and gas leases within a 10-mile radius around Chaco Canyon in New Mexico, one of the nation’s oldest and most culturally important Native American regions, according to White. House officials. The announcement will be made while Mr Biden …

What’s on TV This Week: ‘Simple as Water’ and American Music

Between network, cable, and streaming, the modern television landscape is vast. Here are some of the series, special programs and movies that will come to TV this week between November 15-21. Details and times are subject to change. Monday HOLIDAY COOKING CHAMPIONSHIP: Gingerbread Show at 9 pm Food Network. There can be few situations of …

Record Number of American Workers Quitting Jobs in September

Employers are still struggling to fill millions of vacancies and retain the workers they already have. More than 4.4 million workers left their jobs voluntarily in September. The Labor Department said on Friday. that’s it 4.3 million in August and it was the most in the twenty years the government has followed. Nearly a million …

Record Number of American Workers Quitting Jobs in September

Employers are still struggling to fill millions of vacancies and retain the workers they already have. More than 4.4 million workers left their jobs voluntarily in September. The Labor Department said on Friday. that’s it 4.3 million in August and it was the most in the twenty years the government has followed. In entertainment and …

DealBook Online Summit: Watch Antony Blinken on American Foreign

On day 2 DealBook Online SummitMore leaders in business, politics and culture are gearing up to speak with DealBook’s Andrew Ross Sorkin on key issues from American foreign relations to electric car prospects and how to tackle misinformation. 1. To follow the day news, Check out our coverage here. Here’s today’s roster (all-time East): 10:30-11:00 …