Tasty Treats at Gathering of Nations – » Native American Articles

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After walking around The Pit, strolling through the vendors and listening to some good music at Stage 49, you’re going to need to refuel. Luckily the Gathering of Nations has …

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Teen Vogue Celebrates Cultural Appreciation, Not Appropriation – » Native American Articles

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A Native American teen has been chosen by Teen Vogue as one of seven girls who ‘Show What Beauty Looks Like When It’s Not Appropriated’, and it is a stunning …

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11-Year-Old Navajo Girl Found Dead; Kidnapper Still At Large

Written by at May 3, 2016

The FBI and Navajo Nation Police are investigating the murder of an 11-year-old Navajo girl whose body was found off a dirt road Tuesday morning near Shiprock, New Mexico….

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‘Off the Reservation’ – A Teachable Moment

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“Off the reservation” is a term I’ve heard tossed off casually by policymakers and bureaucrats from the White House to Capitol

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Schaghticoke Tribal Nation hoping to keep gaming lawsuit going

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The tribe is suing the state of Connecticut after being denied a chance to pursue a new casino under a new state law.

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‘Paying to Pray’ in Northern California: Potential Beach Access Fees Threaten Tribal Practices

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A controversial California State Parks proposal may result in local tribes having to pay to access traditional sites along the coast in Sonoma County north of San Francisco, acc…

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Reconciliation and the Claim of Crown Sovereignty

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In one context, “to reconcile” means “to restore a friendship.” A question thus arises regarding the kind of relationship now existing between our Original Nations and dominatin…

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Choctaw Nation ordered to pay $11M for casino bus crash deaths

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The tribe plans to appeal after being held liable for a fatal bus accident that occurred in Texas in April 2013.

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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe casino up for discussion at city meeting

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The project has stirred significant debate in Ridgecrest, California.

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Arizona reports 5.1 percent decline in casino revenue from tribes

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Tribal gaming contributions totaled about $23.9 million for the quarter that ended on March 31, 2016.

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More Than 115 to Graduate from Bacone College in May

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On May 7, 119 graduates will walk the stage at Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma….

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Pascua Yaqui Sewailo Golf Course Named Top Course in Arizona – Notah Begay, Alice Cooper Agree

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While most golfers would be thrilled just to shoot par, the Pascua Yaqui tribe’s Sewailo Golf Course in Tucson scored an eagle by being named the top course in A

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Miss Indian World 2016 Danielle Ta’ Sheena Finn Proud to Represent Standing Rock

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The 25-year-old Arizona State University law school student Danielle Ta’ Sheena Finn (Standing Rock Sioux) was chosen a…

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132 Elem Pomo Indians, Comprising 100 Percent Of Elem Indian Colony Residents, Face Banishment And Disenrollment

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The following is a press release distributed by 30 disenrolled Elem Indian Colony tribal members….

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Ulysses S. Grant: Mass Genocide Through ‘Permanent Peace’ Policy

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Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th president of the United States.

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Bennett Freeze Thaw Finally Underway; Flurry of Activity To Improve Living Conditions

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It’s nearly seven years to the day since President Barack Obama signed a law repealing the Bennett Freeze on the Navajo…

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2016 Gathering of Nations Contest Results – » Native American Articles

Written by at May 2, 2016

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Northern Drum Contest Winners Place Name City State 5 Show Time Rapid City SD 4 Midnite Express Twin Cities MN 3 High Noon Fort Qu-appelle Saskatchewan 2 Poundmaker Poundmaker Saskatchewan …

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Europe Reintroduces Its Own Brand of Bison, Also Driven to Near Extinction

Written by at May 2, 2016

Amid all the bison buzz on Turtle Island, what with the National Bison Legacy Act having passed both houses of Congress and currently sitting on President Barack Obama’s desk, a…

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Shoni Schimmel Coming to New York City: Bye Bye Atlanta Dream

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In an exciting turn of events for Native WNBA fans, All-Star former Atlanta Dream point guard Shoni Schimmel is headed to Iroquois territory after being traded t

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Cloverdale Rancheria wins approval of casino land-into-trust bid

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The decision comes two years after the final environmental impact statement was issued and nearly eight years after the process formally began.

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Cowlitz Tribe aims to hire locally as casino construction continues

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With about 1,000 jobs on the line, the tribe is reaching out to its members and to the local community.

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Mashpee Wampanaog Tribe overcomes hurdles with casino plan

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Yet another obstacle — in the form of a lawsuit against the Bureau of Indian Affairs — might be losing financial support.

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$380 Million More to Benefit Farmers, Ranchers in Keepseagle Compromise

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A recent federal court decision is a game-changer for tribal economies and the overall health and well-being of America…

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Rosebud Sioux Tribe Files Lawsuit Against IHS, Attorney Says ER Shutdown Illegal

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A lawsuit filed on behalf of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe last Thursday asks “the federal court to step in and exercise some control over the dysfunctional IHS (Indian Health Service…

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National Native Tourism Organization Proclaims Travel and Tourism Week in Indian Country

Written by at May 2, 2016

Albuquerque, New Mexico (May 2, 2016) – Today, in recognition of National Travel and Tourism Week, the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA…

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