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COVID-19

article Native Americans put digital spin on traditions amid virus pandemic (3/31/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- Native Americans across the U.S. are organizing online and social-distancing powwows and posting videos of dances as a way to offer hope and spiritual...
article Betting on Sports America postponed until December due to coronavirus concerns (3/10/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The planned Betting on Sports America conference, scheduled for the end of April in New Jersey, has been postponed by show’s producers until...
article PokerStars postpones European tournaments amid virus concerns (3/9/2020)
(Europe) -- PokerStars has announced it will postpone three of its upcoming European events due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus. The three events are part of...
article 'Shocked and disappointed': Arctic Winter Games cancelled due to coronavirus concerns (3/7/2020)
(Canada) -- The Whitehorse 2020 Arctic Winter Games have been cancelled due to concerns about the novel coronavirus. "There was no scenario under which we felt it...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Residential Schools

article Residential school closure 50th anniversary event postponed (3/31/2020)
(British Columbia) -- The Ktunaxa Nation March 28 announced that the 50th anniversary commemoration event marking the closure of the Kootenay Indian Residential School...
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Hard Rock

article Little River Band brings “Reminiscing” to Hard Rock Tulsa (3/14/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Dubbed “the best singing band in the world” by Eagles founding member Glenn Frey, the Little River Band is making a stop on June 3 at Hard Rock...
article Hard Rock Tulsa Wedding Show scheduled March 1 (1/30/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma’s leading wedding experts will converge at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa for the 2020 Hard Rock Tulsa Wedding Show from 1-4 p.m. Sunday...
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Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla

article CTUIR cancels all community-based events, advises against travel (3/13/2020)
(Oregon) -- The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation announced new and aggressive guidelines Friday to cancel all community events and avoid traveling...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun taking precautions against coronavirus, preparing for AAC tournament (3/5/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Twelve women’s basketball teams will descend upon Mohegan Sun in Uncasville this weekend, traveling from as far as Houston to as close as Storrs. With...
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National Indian Gaming Association

article Autographed guitars up for auction for charity (3/5/2020)
(California) -- Five autographed guitars sit in the lobby of Raving Consulting Company in Reno. They aren’t for decoration. Rather they are a sample of similar...
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Census

article Native census broadcast from California (3/4/2020)
(California) -- National Native American organizations will collaborate with Indian Country Today in a broadcast roundtable on Mar. 9 on the Pala Indian Reservation to...
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Yakama Nation

article Couples 'leap' into marriage in mass ceremony at Legends Casino Hotel (3/3/2020)
(Washington) -- Sue Ann Higinbotham and her fiancé, Justin Walker, had planned a Hawaiian beach wedding for Feb. 22, 2022. “It was all twos,” Higinbotham...
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NCAIED

article National RES Kicks Off on Monday in Las Vegas (3/1/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Over two thousand are expected to attend the 34th National Reservation Economic Summit (National RES) starting Monday in Las Vegas, Nevada. “We will...
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Poker

article Blackjack Ball brings world’s greatest gamblers to Las Vegas (3/1/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- At a secure location in the shadow of the Strip that’s a closely guarded secret, more than 100 of the world’s greatest gamblers gathered...
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Pechanga Casino

article Casino Insider: Have you ever seen a chocolate bar more than a foot tall? (2/28/2020)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort Casino’s Chocolate Decadence and Pechanga Wine Festival will return next week and we wondered — just how much wine and...
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Louise Erdrich

article Louise Erdrich will read from her new novel at free event Sunday (2/24/2020)
(Minnesota) -- There’s sure to be a Standing Room Only audience at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1, when Louise Erdrich...
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Adoption

article American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival opens with documentary about forced adoptions (2/19/2020)
(California) -- Depending on what kind of storyteller one is, getting told, “I have a story for you!” by a random stranger is either the greatest boon or the...
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Food Sovereignty

article First Lakota Food Summit Held In Rapid City (2/19/2020)
(South Dakota) -- The first Lakota Food Summit is taking place in Rapid City this week. Speakers are focusing on food sovereignty, tradition, culture and community...
article Award-winning chef highlights Lakota Food Summit (2/17/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Award-winning chef, cookbook author and entrepreneur Sean Sherman’s passion is to help Native Americans rediscover the flavors and healthfulness...
article Professors Bring Native Food Expertise to the Table (2/13/2020)
(North Carolina) -- On Monday, February 3rd, a group of Davidson students, faculty, and community members gathered at the Hurt Hub to attend “Policies and Plates....
article Lakota Food Summit to debut (2/7/2020)
(South Dakota) -- An impressive lineup of presenters is slated for the first annual Lakota Food Summit taking place February 18th-20th at Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza. The...
article Native American access to traditional plants discussed Feb. 4 (1/20/2020)
(Maine) -- University of Maine researcher Suzanne Greenlaw will lead a presentation on the opportunities for Native Americans to gather sweetgrass and other traditional...
article Native Voices Convene for Food Tank Summit on Indigenous Foods (1/6/2020)
(Arizona) -- Food Tank and Arizona State University’s (ASU) “The Wisdom of Indigenous Foodways” Summit on January 22, 2020, is convening native voices...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Bois Forte Band of Chippewa

article Bakk cancels political fundraiser at Fortune Bay (2/17/2020)
(Minnesota) -- At the end of January, the six Ojibwe bands forming the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe based in Cass Lake wrote a letter in support of a federal bill to ban...
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Indigenous Peoples March

article Red Earth Inc. announces plans to move Native American festival, launch new OKC Indigenous Peoples Day event (2/17/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The venerable Red Earth Festival is leaving Oklahoma City even as organizers plan to launch a new event in downtown OKC as well as a series of statewide...
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Shinnecock Tribe

article Former Hamptons Gallerist Gave Anti-Indigenous Rant at Documentary Screening (2/14/2020)
(New York) -- At a screening for Conscience Point, about the local Shinnecock Nation, a seemingly intoxicated Ruth Vered allegedly called herself “the queen of white...
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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee activist, journalist Rebecca Nagle speaks at Berkeley Forum event (2/10/2020)
(California) -- Cherokee activist and award-winning writer Rebecca Nagle spoke about the issues relating to Native American representation and narrative-building in...
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National Congress of American Indians

article Live today: State of Indian Nations (2/10/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The newly-elected National Congress of American Indians President Fawn Sharp will deliver this year’s 2020 State of Indian Nations Monday at...
article OP/ED: The 2020 State of Indian Nations is 'megaphone' to nation, globe (2/10/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Across the land, tribal nations are writing remarkable stories of cultural, social, political, and economic resurgence. Since time immemorial,...
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Leonard Peltier

article San Francisco demands release of Leonard Peltier, all political prisoners (2/9/2020)
(California) -- Activists and allies with the Indigenous liberation movement rallied Feb. 6 for a speak-out to mark the International Day of Solidarity with Leonard...
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Agua Caliente

article Performers keep Cahuilla traditions alive at Agua Caliente's annual Singing of the Birds (2/2/2020)
(California) -- Twelve-year-old Michael Pete may be young, but he is already thinking about passing on the Cahuilla tradition of bird singing to the next generation. His...
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MMIW

article Local indigenous group gathers in Phoenix to honor missing and murdered Native American women (2/2/2020)
(Arizona) -- Another Native American woman gone too soon. Selena Not Afraid and other missing and murdered indigenous women were honored during a memorial ride and...
article More than 1,000 people attend Selena Not Afraid's funeral in Montana (1/27/2020)
(Montana) -- After Selena Not Afraid’s funeral service in the Hardin High gym ended, her aunt Cheryl Horn stood along the path in Fairview Cemetery directing...
article A remembrance ceremony about indigenous women held to raise awareness (1/26/2020)
(South Dakota) -- At two the community gathered to remember Selena Not Afraid and all other indigenous women. The U.S Department of Justice found that American Indian...
article Women Rising: Band of demonstrators gather for Sioux Falls Women's March (1/18/2020)
(South Dakota) -- A small band of people trekked through snow and strong winds Saturday, gathering for the Sioux Falls Women's March. The group barely surpassed 100...
article Canadian poet George Elliott Clarke cancels Regina lecture after controversy over convicted killer's poetry (1/3/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- A renowned Canadian poet who had worked with the man convicted of killing an Indigenous woman 25 years ago has cancelled his controversial presentation...
article University of Regina says it won't cancel lecture by poet George Elliott Clarke over ties to convicted killer (1/3/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- The University of Regina says it won't cancel or censor a lecture by renowned Canadian poet George Elliott Clarke simply because he edited poetry...
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Bear River Massacre

article Echo Hawk to address memorial crowd (1/27/2020)
(Utah) -- Members of the community and many visitors join the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation (NSBN) today, Jan. 29, to memorialize those lost to a massacre...
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Little Shell Tribe

article "Waiting for the day that never comes is over!" Little Shell Tribe celebrates federal recognition after years of struggle (1/26/2020)
(Montana) -- Just a month ago, Little Shell of Chippewa Creek in the Electric City became the 574th federally recognized tribe, after a long journey spanning roughly a...
article Historic celebration held for Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa (1/26/2020)
(Montana) -- The Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians had a celebration on Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Great Falls to mark their recent federal recognition after a...
article Montana American Indian tribe celebrates federal recognition (1/26/2020)
(Montana) -- Hundreds of members of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana gathered Saturday to celebrate recent federal recognition, lining up outside...
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Joy Harjo

article 'Everyone wants a place where they feel safe,' says Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate (1/25/2020)
(North Carolina) -- Joy Harjo, 68, is the 23rd poet laureate of the United States. A member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, she is the first Native American to hold the...
article Merwin Conservancy presents event with U.S. poet laureate (1/11/2020)
(Hawaii) -- The Merwin Conservancy will present current U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo in the Green Room at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 at Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy...
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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article EBCI represents at AISES Annual Conference (1/22/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- The recent 42nd American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Annual Conference in Milwaukee, Wisc. included the following representatives from...
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Miccosukee Tribe

article Miccosukee Festival: Dance, Art and Alligators (1/15/2020)
(Florida) -- Deep in the humid heart of the Florida Everglades, the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians hosted their annual Indian Arts & Crafts Festival at the Miccosukee...
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Navajo Nation

article 'Broken Circle' author warns of complacency during assembly at Rocinante High School (1/12/2020)
(New Mexico) -- It's been nearly 30 years since Rodney Barker penned a book about the horrific murders of three Navajo men here in 1974 by a trio of white Farmington...
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Election 2020

press release Native American Presidential Forum: 7 Generations, 7 States and 77 Electoral votes - Indian Country United (1/11/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The forum will consist of invited Candidates sitting with panels consisting of Tribal leaders, organizations, elders and youth throughout Indian Country...
article Praising Indigenous 'Understanding About Sustainability,' Bernie Sanders Tells Native Community in Iowa 'They Will be Part of Discussion' (1/3/2020)
(Iowa) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders in Iowa Thursday told members of the Meskwaki Nation that Native Americans are being looked to for influence in addressing the climate...
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Crazy Horse

article Crazy Horse family elder and author to visit Osage Centre on Jan. 16 (1/5/2020)
(Missouri) -- Crazy Horse family elder Floyd Clown Sr. and author/filmmaker William Matson will be in Cape Girardeau on Jan. 16 to discuss and sign their book, “...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Mayflower 400 events could help recover lost Native American treasure (1/5/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Native Americans whose ancestors suffered at the hands of 17th-century European settlers and adventurers are hoping commemorative events marking the...
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Other News

article ComiCon on the radio (3/28/2020)
(Indian Country) -- The COVID-19 pandemic postponed the IndigiPop X Indigenous popular culture festival this month. Indigenous nerds will have to store their cosplay...
article Indigenous film coming to New West for Massey Theatre screening (3/12/2020)
(British Columbia) -- A small Indigenous film that’s taking on Hollywood blockbusters – and winning – is coming to New Westminster for a special...
article Cherokee, Chickasaw programs semifinalists for Honoring Nations award (3/11/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development’s Honoring Nations program has announced the selection of 18 semifinalists for the...
article Lieutenant Governor to Speak at UMN Morris Commencement (3/10/2020)
(New Mexico) -- Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan will serve as the 2020 Commencement speaker at the University of Minnesota Morris. All are welcome to attend on...
article Lecture series focuses on Native American content in museums (3/10/2020)
(New York) -- Cazenovia College’s annual Washburn Distinguished Lecture Series showcases notable individuals speaking on topics of broad interest. On March 4, the...
article Smithsonian gallery hosting work by Cornell's Rickard (3/10/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Jolene Rickard, associate professor in the Department of Art and the Department of History of Art and Visual Studies, has artwork currently on...
article Kansas Democratic caucuses work to represent all (3/7/2020)
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Democratic Party is holding its annual Washington Days convention this weekend. During the three day event, more than 15 different caucuses are...
article Native American vets honored at Great Falls Veteran Treatment Court (3/7/2020)
(Montana) -- Joe Parsetich, left and Cascade County District Judge Greg Pinski share a smile after the Great Falls Veterans Treatment Courtroom was dedicated in honor of...
article Washington University in St. Louis to host 30th annual powwow (3/6/2020)
(Missouri) -- The 30th annual powwow at Washington University in St. Louis, a celebration of American Indian cultures, will be held Saturday, April 11, in the Field...
article Central Park in Plymouth to become Native American settlement (3/4/2020)
(UK) -- Artists from over 30 Native American tribes will take over Central Park this summer as part of a huge contemporary-art festival in Plymouth. The highlight of...
article Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino: 57th running of West Texas Derby takes place Saturday (3/4/2020)
(Texas) -- Heading into Saturday's 57th running of the 400-yard West Texas Derby, Aggressive Driver is running the best in his young career. The three-year-old...
article Nova Peris speaks candidly on Q+A about life in politics and the ongoing fight for Indigenous Australians (3/2/2020)
(Australia) -- Nova Peris has revealed the extent of the racial abuse she received during her political career, and suggested that "unfinished business" may...
article Tantoo Cardinal, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine O'Hara win Governor General's Performing Arts Awards (2/27/2020)
(Canada) -- This year's Governor General's Performing Arts Awards will be a star-studded affair, with internationally renowned actors Ryan Reynolds, Catherine O...
article Heard Museum Guild celebrates 62nd Annual Indian Fair & Market (2/27/2020)
(Arizona) -- On Saturday, March 7, and Sunday, March 8, The Heard Museum Guild will welcome more than 600 Native artists chosen through a juried selection process for...
article Native American artifact collection on display at Tyler Junior College (2/26/2020)
(Texas) -- A collection of Native American artifacts is on display at Tyler Junior College ahead of the annual East Texas Archaeology and Caddo conferences in Tyler. A...
article What to See Right Now in New York Art Galleries (2/26/2020)
(New York) -- Edgar Heap of Birds, whose Cheyenne name is Hock E Aye Vi, has been an important figure in contemporary American art, including Native American art, for...
article 4 Native American students in Marysville receive awards (2/25/2020)
(Washington) -- Four students won Indigenous Education awards at the quarterly breakfast put on by the Marysville School District Tuesday.
article KU Law team claims top advocacy prize at Indian law moot court competition (2/25/2020)
(California) -- A University of Kansas School of Law team received the highest advocacy honors at the National Native American Law Students Association Moot Court...
article Ball State and Tribal Leaders Bring Fresh Perspective to Ohio Battle (2/25/2020)
(Ohio) -- You have to wonder if the bodies were still warm when the scapegoating began. After a three-hour battle, more than 800 U.S. officers, soldiers, and civilians...
article Arizona Indian Festival hosts all tribal event in Scottsdale (2/25/2020)
(Arizona) -- The annual Arizona Indian Festival during western week in the city of Scottsdale Feb. 1-9 included a fun-filled family event with no admission, located at...

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