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article For 50 years of immense work and vision – thanks for American Indian Movement
(Minnesota) -- I arrived in Minneapolis in 1973 and moved into the collective household right across the street from Little Earth of United Tribes just as it was being...
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Alaska Native Corporations

article The private companies reaping millions from running ICE detention pens
(Alaska) -- On Friday morning, July 5, #TrumpHasKidsInCages began trending on Twitter. It was pretty significant since it came on the heels of the July Fourth...
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Attawapiskat

article Trudeau faced with Attawapiskat protest in appearance at teachers’ federation event
(Ontario) -- A group of Ontario teachers sent Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a silent message by holding up pieces of paper spelling out “Attawapiskat” at...
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Agua Caliente

article Agua Caliente To Prepare Environmental Study For Arena Project
(California) -- The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is preparing an environmental impact study for a proposed arena project that was announced last month, the...
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Bears Ears

article Talks under way to strike a deal over Bears Ears National Monument
(Utah) -- Gov. Gary Herbert said talks are under way with tribal leaders to reach a deal over the future of Bears Ears National Monument. In an interview with FOX 13 at...
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Carlisle School

article Remains of students at Carlisle Indian School returned to families
(Pennsylvania) -- Rebeka Jones never knew her ancestor, Henry, an American Indian from Iowa who died at Carlisle Indian Industrial School in 1880 when he was 16 years...
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Carpenter v. Murphy

article Knowledge of Indian law is important in Murphy case
(Washington D.C.) -- Joel Williams, Cherokee and staff attorney at the Native American Rights Fund, talks about the surprise of the Murphy case, importance of Indian law...
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Census

article Harvard Law’s Laurence Tribe warns the census fight isn’t over
(Washington D.C.) -- On Thursday, after much raging and storming at the Supreme Court and threats to defy their decision, President Donald Trump announced that he is...
article Trump abandons effort to add citizenship question to census
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump has dropped his effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census — a sudden backtrack on one of his...
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Cherokee Nation

article Hoskin, Warner select cabinet
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation Chief-Elect Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief-Elect Bryan Warner have selected their executive cabinet. “This team represents innovation,...
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Cheyenne River Sioux

article Girl's body found in creek on Cheyenne River Reservation
(Wyoming) -- Searchers found the body of a 5-year-old girl Wednesday in swollen Cherry Creek on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, according to the sheriff of...
article Missing girl found Wednesday is identified
(South Dakota) -- The FBI has identified the girl whose body was found in Cherry Creek Wednesday afternoon as five-year-old Ariya Huapapi. The obituary posted with Rooks...
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Crow Creek Sioux

article 4 Crow Creek tribal leaders arrested on federal embezzlement charges
(South Dakota) -- Four former or current leaders of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe southeast of Pierre, including former tribal Chairwoman Roxanne Sazue, were arrested...
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CSKT

article Fire Danger is Moderate on the Flathead Indian Reservation
(Montana) -- The Division of Fire officials want to update the public on the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes fire danger. The Flathead Indian Reservations fire...
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Dakota Access Pipeline

article Tribe, pipeline opponents plan to request state hearing on DAPL expansion
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and several pipeline opponents plan to request a hearing on the proposed expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline,...
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Donald Trump

article Twitter loses it as Trump declares himself 'so great-looking,' attacks Elizabeth Warren as 'skinny version of Pocahontas'
(Washington D.C.) -- Donald Trump unleashed yet another Twitter spree on Thursday morning, during which he lashed out at “fake news,” tagged a retired...
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Facebook

article Facebook Just Made a Huge Announcement About Its Diversity Hiring Goals
(California) -- Facebook on Tuesday published its sixth-annual diversity report, showing that the company has made only modest gains in its ambitions to bring more...
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First Nations

article Developer offers to give land back to First Nation where Oka Crisis happened
(Quebec) -- A Quebec developer is offering to give back to the Mohawks of Kanesatake part of a forested area of land that was at the heart of the Oka Crisis. Grégoire...
article Man dead after assault in Grassy Narrows First Nation: OPP
(Ontario) -- Provincial police say they are investigating after a man died in a northern Ontario First Nation community. OPP say they were called to assist a man who had...
article Atoskewin Success Centre celebrates completion of renovations
(Saskatchewan) -- Tuesday marked the grand opening celebration for the Atoskewin Success Centre’s new location. It was an opening six years in the making. The...
article Broadview RCMP: Missing 17-year-old female from Cowessess First Nation
(Canada) -- Broadview RCMP is asking the public’s assistance in locating a 17-year-old female from Cowessess First Nation. Jamie Quewezance was last seen at a...
article 'It’s historic': Peguis First Nation opening urban reserve in Winnipeg
(Manitoba) -- Manitoba’s largest Indigenous community is celebrating an expansion into Winnipeg. Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and Peguis...
article Forest fire threatening Pikangikum grows in size, airlifts continue
(Ontario) -- A forest fire threatening a First Nation in northwestern Ontario has grown in size, officials said Thursday as more flights were planned to airlift...
article Full evacuation of Pikangikum First Nation resumes amid growing forest fire
(Ontario) -- The evacuation of Pikangikum First Nation in northwestern Ontario has resumed as a growing forest fire rages nearby. The Ministry of Natural Resources says...
article VIDEO: Indigenous communities threatened by northern Ontario wildfires
(Ontario) -- Wade Durham from Ornge talks about the situation on the ground in Pikangikum First Nation.
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Food Sovereignty

article For Alaskan college students at Dartmouth, Aurora Club dinners provide taste of home
(Alaska) -- For Alaskans like Maleah Wenzel, it’s hard to be away from home. Maleah is an Alaska Native student from Wrangell, attending Dartmouth College in New...
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Fort Peck

article Man who served as Fort Peck tribal cop charged with sexually abusing minor
(North Carolina) -- A Fort Peck man has been formally charged with sexually abusing a young girl on or around May 2018, according to an indictment filed by Assistant U.S...
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Hard Rock

press release Hard Rock Continues Legacy in London, Announcing Historic Hard Rock Hotel Opening
(London) -- Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos celebrate a historic moment by announcing the opening of Hard Rock Hotel London. The property is Hard Rock's first hotel...
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Land Issues

article OP/ED: I've started acknowledging the people who lived on this land first – and you should too
(Indian Country) -- In Toronto, before singing “O Canada,” students and teachers in public schools begin their day by acknowledging that they are on the...
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Lumbee Tribe

article State of the tribe
(North Carolina) -- Thankful for the opportunity to serve as your chairman. Hard job but there is nowhere else I’d be right now that before each of you discussing our...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe proposes medical marijuana ordinance
(New York) -- Pursuant to a referendum approved by tribal voters Dec. 3, 2016, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe was authorized to explore the regulation of medical marijuana...
article Ontario First Nations balk at province's newly-announced cannabis retail licence lottery
(Ontario) -- First Nations cannabis entrepreneurs are outraged at the reigning Ontario Conservative Party’s plan to license stores located on reservations, Yahoo...
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Mental Health

article Blood Tribe detox centre visited by associate mental health and addictions minister
(Alberta) -- Alberta’s associate minister of mental health and addictions stopped in Standoff, the largest community on the Blood Tribe Reserve, to meet those on the...
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MMIW

article Senate Bill Would Boost Resources for Missing, Murdered Indigenous Persons Cases
(Washington D.C.) -- In 2016, only about 2% of the more than 5,700 cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls were logged with the U.S. Justice Department...
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Navajo Nation

article Light departments bring power to Navajo Nation
(Arizona) -- Bringing power to people who have lost it is a routine job for linemen in municipal light departments. Residents appreciate getting power back, whether they...
article OP/ED: No to a photo-op prez
(Arizona) -- In Washington, we have a Twitter president who ceaselessly taps notes to his millions of followers. On the Navajo Nation, we have a photo-op prez who seeks...
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Northern Arapaho

article Northern Arapaho Tribe Opposes Aetheon's Oilfield Waste Dumping Plan
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe has come out against a proposed permit that would allow Aetheon Energy to discharge oil pollutants upstream of the Wind River. As...
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Spokane Tribe

article A new bill would compensate the Spokane Tribe for lost land
(Washington) -- The Spokane Tribe of Indians is celebrating the passage of a bill through the U.S. Senate that would compensate the tribe for land lost after the...
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Warm Springs Tribe

article 6 wolf pups caught on Warm Springs Res. trail cam
(Oregon) -- Officials have captured on a trail camera six wolf pups have born this year to Oregon's White River wolf pack on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation...
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Yurok Tribe

article Yurok Tribe’s New Police Chief Meets Del Norte Supervisors
(California) -- Though his department is understaffed currently, the Yurok Tribe’s new police chief envisions a time when his officers will serve residents both on...
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Other News

article Rounds, Johnson sponsor bill to repeal federal anti-Native discriminatory laws
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota Republicans U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds and U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson are teaming up with Arizona and Oklahoma legislators to introduce to...
article Sen. Lankford discusses proposal to repeal federal laws that discriminate against Native Americans
(Oklahoma) -- Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma, along with other Republicans and Democrats, have come up with the "Respect Act" to repeal federal laws they say...
article DOJ gives tribes direct access to FBI National Sex Offender Registry
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has announced a new tool giving tribal governments the ability to directly input data and gain access to the FBI...
article Tribes gain direct access to FBI sex offender registry
(Washington D.C.) -- Dozens of tribes now have direct access to the FBI's National Sex Offender Registry as tribal authorities try to combat high rates of sexual...
article 2019 Canoe Journey underway for Peninsula tribes
(Washington) -- Washington’s Coastal tribes this week have started a two-week cultural experience as they participate in the 2019 Intertribal Canoe Journey. The Paddle...
article Developer offers to give land back to First Nation where Oka Crisis happened
(Quebec) -- A Quebec developer is offering to give back to the Mohawks of Kanesatake part of a forested area of land that was at the heart of the Oka Crisis. Grégoire...
article From Gambling to Solar, U.S. Tribes Bet on New Revenue Stream
(South Dakota) -- Dozens of new solar and wind projects are sprouting up on tribal lands across the U.S. as Native Americans seek new ways to boost their economies...
article Southern Ute council appoints new Growth Fund director
(Colorado) -- Shane Seibel started in his new role as executive director of the Southern Ute Growth Fund this week. The Growth Fund operates and manages the Southern Ute...
article Lack of broadband puts tribal, rural areas ‘in jeopardy,’ lawmakers told
(Washington D.C.) -- The Havasupai tribe is falling behind in education, health and emergency needs because, like many rural communities, it lacks affordable, reliable...
article She takes office 'Grand Portage style,' surrounded by close family and friends
(Minnesota) -- Beth Drost remembers eating lunch at the only log school in Minnesota, the Old Grand Portage Log School, when she was an elementary student. Now, at 41,...
article Appeals court hears Duluth police officer case
(Minnesota) -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals heard oral arguments Thursday in the case of a Duluth police officer who was ordered reinstated after being fired for...
article Meet the Orrick Associate Who Just Won a Major En Banc 9th Circuit Decision
(Washington D.C.) -- Here’s a name to remember: Easha Anand. The Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe associate is among the next generation of lawyers to watch as a...
article Man's death under investigation after assault in Grassy Narrows FN
(Ontario) -- The Treaty 3 Police Service and Ontario Provincial Police say they are investigating a death in Grassy Narrows First Nation earlier this week. According to...
article Self-Defense A Priority For Native Women
(Iowa) -- A national course designed to protect Native American women from becoming the victims of a sexual assault is set to take place in Rapid City.
article Don't look back: First Nations athletes learn what's behind the Lance Run
(Saskatchewan) -- Kailey Sylvestre jumped at the chance to be apart of an annual lance run when first heard about the event. Two people from the Meadow Lake Tribal...
article Indian Education Summit aims to improve outcomes of Native American students
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota educators who responded to a recent survey say they could use more tools to help them better serve Native American students. That was one...
article Leeds reflects on being first female Native law school dean
(Oklahoma) -- The University of Arkansas, located in Fayetteville, is home to many accomplished scholars. One of the most recognized is Stacy Leeds, vice chancellor for...
article Montana State University makes room for new $20M American Indian Hall
(Montana) -- Montana State University crews began clearing space for a new $20 million building supporting Native American students. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports...
article NMU among top schools for indigenous students
(New Mexico) -- Northern Michigan University is among the top 200 colleges for Indigenous students for 2019-20. The list will appear in November's special college...
article Should The State Require All CSU Students To Take An Ethnic Studies Class To Graduate?
(California) -- California State University students may be required to take a course in Ethnic Studies in order to graduate; however, all 23 campuses in the system are...
article BLOG: Native Identity—Not a Trendy Accessory
(Indian Country) -- On my daily Metro commute to work, I tend to listen to music or read. One recent morning, I sat behind two women chatting about a trip that one was...
article Native Sun News Today: Lakota language teacher fired by feds
(Wyoming) -- Mahto Luta was a Lakota warrior who lived near the close of the Nineteenth Century. He was the last of his line to have one name to identify himself;...
article Reflections on 1619 / Through centuries of disruption to Native Americans’ identity and way of life, the Nottoway Tribe endures
(Virginia) -- History measures time with pivotal events. This year, we commemorate 1619, a year that would force transitions and alterations of destiny upon Virginia...
article Woman accuses priest of sexual misconduct, Fargo diocese responds
(North Dakota) -- A woman who says she was sexually abused by a Roman Catholic priest in North Dakota is filing a civil complaint against the priest for assault and...
article Datebook: At the Getty, one of Gordon Parks’ most controversial photographic series
(California) -- The time Gordon Parks went to Brazil to chronicle poverty and the photographer who records the industrial nature of domestic architecture in Mexico. Here...
article Modern maestros: Inaugural series to showcase Oklahoma American Indian artists and filmmakers during WoodyFest
(Oklahoma) -- Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate likens his latest project to an American Indian version of “The Ed Sullivan Show.” “It’s literally like a variety show, but it...
article Thunder Bay podcast about deaths of Indigenous youth to be adapted for TV
(Ontario) -- A true-crime podcast probing the deaths and disappearances of Indigenous youth in Thunder Bay, Ont., is set to be adapted for the small screen. Northwood...
article Devery Jacobs on her groundbreaking two-spirit Indigenous character on American Gods
(Internet) -- Canadian actress Devery Jacobs is currently starring alongside Ricky Whittle and Ian McShane in Amazon Prime’s lauded fantasy drama, American Gods,...
article On a Philippine island, indigenous groups take the fight to big palm oil
(Philippines) -- The sandy path from the village of bamboo houses winds down through the coconut palms, which gives way to mangroves growing along the muddy shoreline....
article Big week for Team P.E.I. at Atlantic Indigenous Games
(North Canada) -- It’s a big week for a group of young Prince Edward Island athletes. They are part of Team P.E.I., which is comprised of 28 athletes under the age...
article Robot may have spotted missing Mendocino County fisherman
(California) -- There may be a break in the month-long search for a missing fisherman in Mendocino County. Vincent Soto, 40, drowned with his father in a boating...
article Sturgeon, America’s forgotten dinosaurs, show signs of life
(Virginia) -- Sturgeon were America’s vanishing dinosaurs, armor-plated beasts that crowded the nation’s rivers until mankind’s craving for caviar pushed them to the...
article Aborigines say Uluru is sacred. Tourists rushing to beat a hiking ban are trashing it.
(Australia) -- It is a holy spot for the indigenous Anangu, where their ancestors rest and outsiders are cursed for disturbing the red-colored Uluru monolith reaching...
article Wildfire evacuees from northern Ontario start arriving in Saskatchewan
(Saskatchewan) -- Officials in Saskatchewan say some evacuees from forest fires in northwestern Ontario have started arriving in Regina.
press release NM Delegation Applauds Senate Passage Of Bipartisan Bill To Reauthorize Native American Language Programs
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Representatives Ben Ray...

7/10/2019

article Finally. ‘Crucial that there’s somebody in the White House’ working on tribal issues
(Washington D.C.) -- The Trump administration has hired Cherokee citizen Tyler Fish as the new White House senior policy advisor & tribal liaison. Fish’s...
article Cole, Lankford sponsor bill to wipe out laws that hurt Native Americans
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Sen. James Lankford and U.S. Rep. Tom Cole said Wednesday they are cosponsoring legislation to repeal unenforced federal laws that serve as...
article Senators introduce legislation to reduce laws directed toward Native Americans
(Washington D.C.) -- Senators James Lankford (R-OK), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), and Representatives Tom Cole (R-OK), Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), and...
article VIDEO: Navigating the new patchwork of hemp laws
(South Dakota) -- Now that hemp has been legalized by the federal government, farmers across the country are anxious to begin growing it. That includes members of tribal...
article Cherokee Nation Compensation Committee submits hefty pay raises for elected officials
(Oklahoma) -- Principal Chief-elect Chuck Hoskin Jr. and other Cherokee Nation elected officials could be getting sizable raises when their terms begin Aug. 14, assuming...
article Should Prisons Pay For Sex Reassignment Surgery?
(Idaho) -- The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to rule soon on the case of Adree Edmo, a transgender women who is seeking sex reassignment surgery while...
article Iowa Justices Hear A Case Questioning Jurisdiction On Tribal Land
(Iowa) -- State and federal attorneys want the Iowa Supreme Court to reverse a Tama County magistrate judge’s decision to dismiss a set of criminal charges because...
article Public Safety And A.G. William Barr's Visit On 'Talk Of Alaska'
(Alaska) -- U.S. Attorney General William Barr declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska after vising rural communities that are facing some of the highest rates of...
article Native Leaders Invite 2020 Candidates to Presidential Forum
(Iowa) -- As we approach the 2020 election, we haven’t really heard how presidential candidates are hoping to tackle issues related to the Native communities...
article Proposed ban of Native American mascots gets mixed reviews in Hanover
(Massachusetts) -- Representatives from Native American groups across the state proposed a ban of Native American Mascots in schools late last month. If a bill passes,...
article Trump’s Path Forward on Census Question Could be Headed to Constitutional Crisis
(Washington D.C.) -- Despite an embarrassing loss before the United States Supreme Court two weeks ago, the Trump administration has decided to press its case to add a...
article Cowlitz Tribe activist to speak at Rotary meeting
(Washington) -- Maple Valley residents have a chance to meet an activist working for the rights of Native American women. “Maple Valley Rotary welcomes Rosalie Fish, a...
article NAC: Wounded Knee dishonor
(Washington D.C.) -- There’s a push on to rescind the official honors bestowed on members of the 7th Calvary Regiment for their roles in the Wounded Knee Massacre...
article Half of Indigenous children live in poverty, study says
(Ottawa) -- A new study being released today says Indigenous children are more than two times more likely to live in poverty than other children in Canada, with little...
article Tribe, pipeline opponents plan to request state hearing on DAPL expansion
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and several pipeline opponents plan to request a hearing on the proposed expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline,...
article LADUKE: Hijacking Democracy
(Minnesota) -- It turns out that Minnesotans for Line 3 is actually the Enbridge Corp. All this time, I thought this was a legitimate organization. The CEO of Enbridge,...
article Massive Santa Clara County Sand Mine Project Opposed By Native American Tribe
(California) -- After two years of work, Santa Clara County is nearly finished with the environmental impact report on a proposed 320-acre sand mine near the southern...
article Cree tourism to get boost from creation of majority Cree-owned travel agency
(North Canada) -- In the hopes of making it easier for travellers to discover the James Bay region, the Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association has helped launch a...
article Hemp feasibility study presented to Council
(North Carolina) -- After several years of talking about cannabis, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) is one step closer to entering the multi-billion dollar...
article Hemp feasibility study presented to Council
(North Carolina) -- After several years of talking about cannabis, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) is one step closer to entering the multi-billion dollar...
article Shane Morigeau hopes to add a Native voice as Montana's next state auditor
(Montana) -- As the calendar continues to creep toward 2020 and next year’s presidential election heats up, local and state elections also are slowly starting to...
article IHS, Cherokee Nation launch HIV pilot project
(Oklahoma) -- On National HIV Testing Day, Indian Health Service and Cherokee Nation officials announced an HIV pilot project to ensure the success of the Ending the HIV...
article NAC: Help for opioid addiction
(Indian Country) -- All Indian Health Service facilities are drafting action plans for patients to seek medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. That’s...
article NAC: Public safety emergency in Alaska
(Alaska) -- Rural villages in Alaska are in a public safety crisis. One in three communities in Alaska have no local law enforcement, according to an investigation by...
article Muscogee (Creek) Nation hosts education conference to strengthen relationships between school districts, tribal nations
(Oklahoma) -- An ongoing mission for collaboration drew many tribal and state educators to Tulsa on Wednesday to discuss how to better support Native students in...
article Crow Nation Pushes To Protect Sacred Sites In Custer Gallatin National Forest
(Montana) -- For the first time in thirty years, the U.S. Forest Service is updating its management plan for the Custer-Gallatin National Forest. It’ll determine...
article OP/ED: The fascinating history of Indigenous alphabets
(Canada) -- One thing that has always fascinated me about the Inuit people was their strange, seemingly alien alphabet. Every day on my walk to work, I’d see a van...
article Sarah Winnemucca: Paiute Princess & Indian Activist, Part II
(Nevada) -- Political and cultural activism has gained traction in the early 21st Century; the majority of the American people understand the need to better balance...
article Native film producer receives invite to join 2019 class of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
(Hollywood) -- “And the Oscar goes to…” Those five words may be most coveted by those working in the film industry. But who makes up the Academy of...
article Top 5 podcasts led by indigenous women
(North America) -- Amid a renaissance of Indigenous people in creative and political positions across Turtle Island, many of them have took to picking up the microphone...
article An open letter to Deb Haaland: Jewish Voice for Peace demonizes Indigenous people
(Washington D.C.) -- This is an open letter to Rep. Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to congress.
article Craig Kelly says he could 'campaign for the no side' on Indigenous recognition
(Australia) -- The outspoken government conservative Craig Kelly has warned he and other Liberal and National colleagues could “actively campaign for the no side...
article Pearls of restoration
(Washington) -- Jarrett Burns, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe natural resources technician, spreads Pacific Oyster shells on Sequim Bay tidelands earlier this year to...
article Fort Peck tribal cop accused of sexually abusing child
(Montana) -- A Fort Peck Tribal police officer has been accused of sexually abusing a child. Mychal Damon is scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday in U.S. District Court...
article Man Injured In Shooting At Pala Indian Reservation
(California) -- A fight between three people at a home on the grounds of the Pala Indian Reservation escalated Tuesday into a shooting that left one man wounded and...

7/9/2019

article “This is definitely a local Standing Rock”: Sargent Ranch
(California) -- As shadows of red-tailed hawks dart across rolling hills of green, cougars creep through hidden canyons of this pristine expanse — long revered as...
article Former Montana tribal head admits to travel fraud scheme
(Montana) -- The former president of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Tribe is admitting to devising a complicated travel fraud scheme to take $20,000 in reimbursement funds...
article Cyrus Ben delivers optimistic message during inaugural address as Tribal Chief of Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
(Mississippi) -- Working together and trusting each other is the message newly-elected Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben delivered to members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw...
article Commissioner Rob Manfred denies conspiracy theory on Chief Wahoo; praises Cleveland as All-Star host
(Ohio) -- There has been a conspiracy theory dancing about since the Indians were awarded this year’s All-Star Game and dropped Chief Wahoo as their mascot....
article LaDuke: Born on the Fourth of July
(Indian Country) -- American historian Howard Zinn once said, “There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people." I’m not the...
article Three-quarters of Indigenous youth optimistic reconciliation will happen in their lifetime, according to poll
(Canada) -- Almost three-quarters of Indigenous youth who took part in a new survey said they are optimistic there will be meaningful reconciliation in their lifetime....
article Attawapiskat declares state of emergency over water quality
(Ontario) -- The Attawapiskat band council in northern Ontario has declared a state of emergency after tests showed tap water had potentially harmful levels of...
article “This is definitely a local Standing Rock”: Sargent Ranch
(California) -- As shadows of red-tailed hawks dart across rolling hills of green, cougars creep through hidden canyons of this pristine expanse — long revered as...
article Council tackles Prairie Island request, circulator study and Trinity alley
(Minnesota) -- The Rochester City Council on Monday postponed a decision on a request to support the Prairie Island Indian Community Land Trust, which Includes Elk Run...
article Owners reach deal for sale of Hamley businesses
(Oregon) -- The sun could be setting on the court battles over all things Hamleys. Blair Woodfield and Parley Pearce have been locked in a legal dispute to split their...
article Inyo County, Bishop Piute Tribe Reach Settlement
(California) -- The County of Inyo, Sheriff Jeff Hollowell, District Attorney Tom Hardy, and Bishop Paiute Tribe today announce that a settlement agreement has been...
article 'Statistically, I shouldn’t be a doctor': Woman becomes first female Native physician in N.D. Guard
(North Dakota) -- Ciciley Littlewolf joined the National Guard on a dare. “Women can’t be in the military,” she remembered her high school classmate...
article How Albuquerque Hopes to Meet the Unique Needs of Urban Native Americans
(New Mexico) -- In Albuquerque, Native Americans account for about 4% of the population, yet they make up 44% of the city’s homeless population, according to the...
article AUDIO: New PBS Kids Series Explores Life In Rural Alaska
(Indian Country) -- Molly of Denali is an eight-episode podcast series from WGBH and PBS Kids that follows Alaska native Molly Mabray and her family living in a...
article Long-Awaited New Turok Game Swaps Carnage for Cuteness
(Internet) -- A new, long-awaited Turok game is coming out this month, but it’s not what you’d expect. Though we’re finally getting a new entry in the...
article 2 bodies recovered, 2 other people rescued after reservation highway washout
(North Dakota) -- Search teams on Tuesday recovered the bodies of a man and a woman near a washed-out section of a highway on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in...
article How a Unique Forest Ranger Dealt with 2,000 Nudist Hippies in Wyoming
(Wyoming) -- The signature moment in the career of Forest Ranger Hiram “Doc” Smith involved 2,000 nudist hippies who invaded Wyoming back in 1973. Smith was...
article Guy is booted out of IT amid outsourcing, wipes databases, deletes emails... goes straight to jail for two-plus years
(California) -- A former IT administrator has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for accessing his employer's computers without authorization and...
article Man wounded in shooting at Pala Indian Reservation
(California) -- A fight between three people at a home on the grounds of the Pala Indian Reservation escalated Tuesday into a shooting that left one man wounded and...
article Accolades pour in for fallen Red Lake Conservation Officer
(Minnesota) -- After nearly 20 years as a conservation officer in Red Lake Nation, Shannon “Opie” Barron died near the end of his shift on Sunday. The Red...
article Hard Rock International Opens The Doors Of Flagship Cafe in The Iconic Piccadilly Circus
(London) -- Hard Rock International recently debuted its new flagship location in London's iconic Piccadilly Circus providing a look into the new brand vision for Hard...

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