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article CBC to vote on Omak Clinic business plan
(Washington) -- In a step forward on the tribes’ effort to bring health care infrastructure to the Omak district, the Colville Business Council’s Community...

6/17/2018

article 'Justice needs to be done': Mom of man in video showing Border Patrol SUV strike him
(Arizona) -- The mother of the man who recorded video of a Border Patrol vehicle apparently hitting him and then driving away while he was still on the ground has called...
article Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota regulators open two days of final arguments Monday on whether they should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its deteriorating...
article Tohono O'odham Leaders See Relationship Improving with Federal Law Enforcement
(Arizona) -- Fencing and infrastructure along the U.S.-Mexico border divide the Tohono O'odham Nation, whose lands span both countries. It puts some of the problems...
article Tribes Push for International Trade at Oklahoma Conference
(Oklahoma) -- Citizen Potawatomi Nation Economic Development Director Jim Collard said the tribe has been close to having an international business take up residency at...
article Paul Frank Native American-designed collection an apology for powwow party?
(California) -- On Tuesday, I wrote a post about the new "Paul Frank Presents" collection of accessories designed in collaboration with Native American artists.
article School reports: Students buried in cemetery suffered grievous injuries from accidents
(Pennsylvania) -- Evidence suggested Frank Green died instantly after falling off a train and onto the rails near Mexico, Juniata County. The Oneida youth was a runaway...
article REVIEW: Tommy Orange's 'There There' is an electrifying debut novel rooted in urban American Indian life
(Texas) -- Tommy Orange's riveting debut novel, There There, centers the story of "urban Indians" living in Oakland, Calif., preparing for a powwow. There...
article Feds may change approach to oil and gas permits to protect Native American cultural sites in Wyoming
(Wyoming) -- When Matt Avery rides his horse along his cattle ranch in northern Wyoming, he mulls over the past. To the north, he can see the rocky forehead of Devils...
article Enbridge pipeline debate goes to decisionmakers
(Minnesota) -- After more than three years of rancorous debate, Enbridge’s quest to build a new $2.6 billion pipeline across northern Minnesota is finally in front...
article EPA lays out next steps to clean up southwest Colorado mines
(Colorado) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday laid out the next steps it will take to clean up wastewater flowing from dozens of old mines in...
article Cree chef a farmers market success story in Vancouver
(Vancouver) -- Heat Laliberte loves selling his brand One Arrow Meats at city farmers markets. He likes the atmosphere and loves getting to know the customers who try...
article Embassy embarrassment
(Saskatchewan) -- The Treaty 6 Embassy was supposed to represent the very best the Onion Lake Cree Nation had to offer. With a museum, a "grand foyer" and a...
article VIDEO:; #NativeVote18: Can Native Americans change US politics?
(Indian Country) -- November's midterm elections could be a pivotal moment in the United States. Not only could the balance of power in congress shift, but the...
article 'Trail of Death' caravan to roll in September
(Kansas) -- Every five years, since 1988, the Potawatomi Trail of Death Association commemorates the 1838 forced march from Indiana to Kansas. The caravan passes through...
article Two foster children speak out about leaving home they love
(Michigan) -- Veronica Spears plays the violin. Her sister Haylie plays the saxophone. They are both voracious readers. Veronica, 14, has read the entire "Harry...
article Veteran receives a mortgage-free home in El Mirage
(Arizona) -- United States Marine Corps Sgt. Nathaniel Bitsui and his family received the keys to a newly remodeled and mortgage-free home in the west Valley on Friday...
article Community classrooms: Tribal colleges are mainstay of reservation life
(North Dakota) -- A 3-D printer quietly churned in a lab at Cankdeska Cikana Community College, spinning a plastic model using instructions provided by pre-engineering...
article Community classrooms: Tribal colleges are mainstay of reservation life
(North Dakota) -- A 3D printer quietly churned in a lab at Cankdeska Cikana Community College, spinning a plastic model using instructions provided by pre-engineering...
article Paddle Song performed to thank Indigenous responders to Great Vancouver fire
(Vancouver) -- A member of the Squamish Nation, whose forebears paddled to Vancouver in 1886 to save residents from an out-of-control fire, performed a Paddle Song...
article A rebirth for the Lakota language: Institute hopes to create a new generation of speakers
(South Dakota) -- Dawn Frank breaks from the interview to answer a family text message. Her daughters attend Stanford University. When they text back home to their mom...
article First Nations teens dig into their ancestors' past at archeological site
(Alberta) -- On a warm spring morning in southern Alberta, Kerisa McHugh-Kerr squats on the dusty ground where her ancestors once camped hundreds of years ago.
article Ruth Bass: Americans may be `better than this,' but history says otherwise
(Virginia) -- We flew to the Navajo reservation and park at Monument Valley recently and watched a Navajo woman demonstrate traditional talents, including carding the...
article Why white nationalists love the mystery of Roanoke, the lost colony
(North Carolina) -- "The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke" is a very special kind of popular history. While most...
article Play about mother and girl facing intergenerational trauma to premiere at Luminato festival
(Toronto) -- One day as she was walking to school, Yolanda Bonnell came across a tiny bug trying to cross the road. As she watched she had an epiphany related to the...
article Search continues for three missing fishermen off coast of Tofino, B.C.
(British Columbia) -- The search continues for three missing First Nations fishermen whose boat sank off the coast of Tofino. While the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre...
article Park superintendent shuffle shouldn't slow bison quarantine
(Montana) -- The impending change in Yellowstone National Park superintendents shouldn't disrupt the progress of a quarantine program created to produce brucellosis-...
article How many bald eagle deaths from a ND wind farm can wildlife officials accept?
(North Dakota) -- Wind farms are hailed as a source of clean, renewable energy. But even wind energy supporters acknowledge that those spinning wind turbine blades...
article Fellowship important part of Native games
(Oklahoma) -- John Grayson said he enjoyed the fellowship he experienced participating in the 13th annual Traditional Native Games on Saturday. “Whether I win or...

6/16/2018

article 'Disturbing' video shows Border Patrol strike tribe member with SUV, drive away
(Arizona) -- A tribal nation in Arizona that has been resisting the Trump administration’s plans to build a border wall through its territory says it is investigating a...
article American-Indians fear US-Mexico border wall will destroy ancient culture
(Texas) -- To the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Indians, the water of the Rio Grande that divides the United States and sanctifies religious rites and purifies their hunts.
article How Native American food is tied to important sacred stories
(Indian Country) -- The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling on June 11 that asked Washington state to remove culverts that block the migration of salmon. The...
article A Century After Deaths, Native American Kids to Return Home
(Pennsylvania) -- The remains of four Native American children who died over 100 years ago at the government-run Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania were...
article 'Rent-a-tribe' scheme alleged in class action
(California) -- A class action complaint filed June 11 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California alleges defendant Big Picture Loans LLC engaged in...
article ‘Totally Navajo’
(Arizona) -- A year before being drafted as the New York Yankees’ No. 1 pick, Anthony Seigler told his family that he would get an invitation to the studios of the MLB...
article Skowhegan has no plan to change Native American imagery for sports teams
(Maine) -- The lone high school in Maine that still uses Native American imagery for its sports teams doesn’t plan to change its tradition. Superintendent Brent...
article The U.S.’ long history of separating families of color
(USA) -- The Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border to disincentivize crossings has been slammed for...
article Historic B.C. treaty vote could transform future of Lheidli T'enneh First Nation
(British Columbia) -- Voting is underway to determine the fate of a groundbreaking treaty in north-central British Columbia, 11 years after it was first rejected by...
article Record Lamprey Return A Cultural Win For Native Tribes
(Oregon) -- When Aaron Jackson was growing up in eastern Oregon, he’d never seen a lamprey in the Umatilla River. Tribal elders remembered harvesting the fish...
article Report: Tunnel, trench offer options for replacing pipeline
(Michigan) -- A 65-year-old pipeline that carries crude oil beneath a sensitive waterway connecting two of the Great Lakes could be replaced with pipes buried in a...
article Tribes dealt setback with dismissal of challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe have lost a legal challenge to the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. The tribes sued the...
article Udall Advances Strong Investments For New Mexico In Major Interior & Environment Funding Bill
(Washington D.C.) -- Thursday, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, lead Democrat on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, advanced major...
article Historic B.C. treaty vote could transform future of Lheidli T'enneh First Nation
(British Columbia) -- Voting is underway to determine the fate of a groundbreaking treaty in north-central British Columbia, 11 years after it was first rejected by...
article Billings nonprofit using indigenous healing practices for addiction
(Montana) -- For more than two decades, the New Day Ranch has been known for the treatment and education services it provides to youth and their families. Now New Day...
article Communities in Maricopa County mobilize to create change
(Arizona) -- Over the last several months, Maricopa County residents have come together in public libraries and other local centers to develop community improvement...
article Former Cree leader testifies at public inquiry about racist treatment at Val-d'Or hospital
(Quebec) -- A former Cree leader says he experienced racism at a northern Quebec hospital and that health care workers should be educated about the Indigenous patients...
article United Keetoowah Band to begin Elder Home Project
(Oklahoma) -- The United Keetoowah Band is finalizing building plans and will soon move forward with its Elder Home Project, a pilot program to construct small, energy...
article Bush Foundation Supports Indigenous Cultures with $75,000 Scholarship Fund
(Minnesota) -- People engaged in sustaining and advancing indigenous culture from across the region will have an opportunity to receive scholarships to attend the 2018...
article Camp lets Flathead teens hone tech skills
(Montana) -- The computers were humming on the last day of the 2018 Native Tech Summer Camp. Inside a lab at Salish Kootenai College in Pablo, one of the Mac desktops...
article Tribes break ground on new education center
(Oregon) -- he building boom on the Umatilla Indian Reservation continues unabated. Months after the new Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center opened and amidst serious plans...
article .USGA, Shinnecock Nation Honor Native American Golf History
(New York) -- Oscar Bunn grew up two miles south of Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, the site of this week's 118th U.S. Open, caddying and learning to play at the course that...
article Alberta archiving project works to digitize collection of Indigenous recordings
(Alberta) -- A room lined with shelves filed with video reels, VHS, negatives and processed photos in Alberta is in the process of being preserved and becoming...
article Ancient Native American remains reburied on California isle
(California) -- The mystery behind the skull of an ancient man discovered in the eroding coastline of a remote Southern California island has been laid to rest along...
article Archaeologists find earliest known signs of tobacco use in north Alabama
(Alabama) -- Artifacts recovered in the 1930s from a now-submerged Native American site just east of Huntsville shows evidence of the earliest-known tobacco use in...
article County board hears history of 1854 Treaty and more
(Minnesota) -- At a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners in May, Commissioner Robert “Bobby” Deschampe suggested holding a special meeting to share...
article Wool, mohair program stops at Navajo Nation for seventh year
(New Mexico) -- A program designed to promote the purchase of wool and mohair from producers on the Navajo Nation has returned to the reservation, thanks to a project...
article Decision to reopen Grand Mound site expected this fall
(Minnesota) -- The Grand Mound, a 25-foot-tall American Indian burial site in the far reaches of northern Minnesota, was designated a National Historic Landmark several...
article HorseChief selected for Five Tribes Lighthorse Monument
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee artist Daniel HorseChief is designing the Lighthorse Monument for the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith after being selected by the Five Tribes...
article Native Fashion Show gets 'electric' response from full house
(Alaska) -- At early Celebrations in the 1980s, Dorothy Grant's clothing designs were already a crowd favorite....Grant remembers women asking her about the clothes she...
article North Dakota author details comeback of American buffalo
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota author Francie Berg’s last book about the American buffalo was a guide for adventurers eager to get out on back roads to see the...
article What is an Indian?
(Massachusetts) -- In a long poem called “Sunstone,” the Mexican writer Octavio Paz examines what it is “to touch our roots, to rescue ourselves,/...
article Criminal World Cup Gambling Ring Cracked, Hong Kong Police Seize Millions
(Hong Kong) -- All bets are off for an illegal World Cup gambling ring in Hong Kong after police busted the illicit sportsbook this week. The sting operation, dubbed “...
article USGA, Shinnecock Nation honor Native American golf history
(New York) -- Oscar Bunn grew up two miles south of Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, the site of this week’s 118th U.S. Open, caddying and learning to play at the...

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