Native American Legend of The Buffalo Go http://bit.ly/YArbUo

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Native American Legend of The Buffalo Go http://bit.ly/YArbUo

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Arapaho. An important Plains tribe of the great Algonquian…

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Arapaho. An important Plains tribe of the great Algonquian family, closely associated with the Cheyenne for at least a century past. They call themselves Iñunaina, about equivalent to ‘our people’.http://bit.ly/HyxMj5  [Chief Powder Face of the Arapaho]

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Today is National Day of Mourning

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Today is National Day of Mourning

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Give thanks everyday! 

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Give thanks everyday! 

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Only Native Americans Can Legitimately Object to Immigration…

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Only Native Americans Can Legitimately Object to Immigration…



Only Native Americans Can Legitimately Object to Immigration

Did President Barack Obama say that only Native Americans can complain about immigration?
At a speech in Chicago yesterday, he said, “There have been periods where the folks who were already here suddenly say, ‘Well, I don’t want those folks,’ even though the only people who have the right to say that are some Native Americans.”



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AIM’s Clyde Bellecourt to be Among Expected 1,000 Protesters…

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AIM’s Clyde Bellecourt to be Among Expected 1,000 Protesters Outside Levi’s Stadium

Organizers of today’s ‘No Honor in Racism Rally’  against the name of the Washington NFL’s racist name expect 1,000 protesters to gather outside Levi’s Stadium where the San Francisco 49ers will play the Washington.

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Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribe Mourns the Loss of Four Lives The…

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Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribe Mourns the Loss of Four Lives

The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribe is mourning the loss of four lives, whom died as the result of gunshot wounds on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation early Saturday.

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New Governor Works with Citizens, Tribes to ‘Create a Vision for…

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New Governor Works with Citizens, Tribes to ‘Create a Vision for Alaska’

Alaskans from across the state met on the campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage over the weekend to talk about the transition to a new governor’s administration. The process itself was unusual, a crowded, open forum about ideas.

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Hundreds of American Indians Rally Against Washington NFL…

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Hundreds of American Indians Rally Against Washington NFL…



Hundreds of American Indians Rally Against Washington NFL Team

After successful demonstrations in O’odham (Glendale, Arizona) and Dakota (Twin Cities, Minnesota), four-hundred Indigenous Peoples and their allies poured into Tamien in solidarity with a national grassroots campaign to change the name and mascot of the Washington NFL team. Traveling by carpool, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), and out-of-state flights, many amplified a growing voice for decolonization in sports.

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Native American Heritage Month versus Thanksgiving “…..It has…

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Native American Heritage Month versus Thanksgiving

“…..It has seemed to me fit and proper that they should be solemnly, reverently and gratefully acknowledged as with one heart and one voice by the whole American People. I do therefore invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next, as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens.

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Thankful That We’re Still Here November is Native American…

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Thankful That We’re Still Here
November is Native American…



Thankful That We’re Still Here

November is Native American Heritage Month. It is also the month when most Americans celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. The Thanksgiving holiday is enshrouded in cartoonish mythology that brings up a number of conflicting feelings for many Native people. We are conflicted because we know that the American mythology is a lie. But, we also know that there are some fundamental truths hidden in the story.


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12 Days of Holiday Deals

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Starting December 1, 2014 we are going to bring you 12 Days of Deals! Check back each day for great products and great savings that we have found just for …

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 Leadership and the Liberation of Our Original Nations  Some of…

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 Leadership and the Liberation of Our Original Nations

 Some of us who have embarked on a path of intellectual work have also worked throughout our lives with spiritual leaders so that our intellectual efforts and work is grounded in ceremony and prayer. Some of us have worked for decades with traditional headmen of Original Nations, such as the Oglala Lakota Nation, and have garnered the respect of traditional spiritual leaders.

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Statement of the Lakota Student Alliance Regarding Mt. Rushmore…

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Statement of the Lakota Student Alliance Regarding Mt. Rushmore and the Black Hills

Mt. Rushmore is a Shrine of HYPOCRISY! Mt. Rushmore is a desecration of our Sacred Mother Earth and a slap in the face of Lakota peoples everywhere. Documents have stated that Mt. Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota is a shrine to democracy. As you read further, you will find that American was founded on the blood and lives of Indian peoples. We question what type of democracy this shrine represents.

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“Hope Begins With a Meal”: Thanksgiving Donation From the…

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“Hope Begins With a Meal”: Thanksgiving Donation From the Morongo Band Feeds Thousands

Her name was Jane Doe. She was a 70-year-old homeless woman who lived on the streets in Beverly Hills. But every Thanksgiving, she’d hop on a bus down to Skid Row for the annual Thanksgiving Street Event organized by the Los Angeles Mission.
“She knew our meals were good, and that’s why she came here,” Herb Smith, president of the Los Angeles Mission, told ICTMN. Sadly, Jane Doe passed away earlier this year.



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A Bank Robber, Boarding School, and Pie: Memories of Giving…

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A Bank Robber, Boarding School, and Pie: Memories of Giving…



A Bank Robber, Boarding School, and Pie: Memories of Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving has always been a Native tradition, and Comedian Ernie Tsosie of 49 Laughs said he has never been one to say, “No Thanks, No Giving!” “It’s never been about the pilgrims or turkey,” he said. “ It’s a gathering day. It’s a great day to appreciate your family and to feast.”

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Statement of the Lakota Student Alliance Regarding Mt. Rushmore and the Black Hills

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Mt. Rushmore is a desecration of our Sacred Mother Earth and a slap in the face of Lakota peoples everywhere.

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You Probably Learned A Glossed-Over Version Of Native American…

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You Probably Learned A Glossed-Over Version Of Native American History In School, Research Says

Even as families around the country prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving — a holiday based around supposed good relations between New England settlers and a Native American tribe — new research reveals the extent to which Native American history is largely left out of American classrooms.

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The Native American Side Of The Thanksgiving Menu Everyone knows…

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The Native American Side Of The Thanksgiving Menu

Everyone knows the schoolhouse version of the first Thanksgiving story: New England pilgrims came together with Native Americans to share a meal after the harvest. The original menu was something of a joint venture, but over the years, a lot of the traditional dishes have lost their native flavor.

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Herrera Beutler questions feds’ actions on Cowlitz…

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Herrera Beutler questions feds’ actions on Cowlitz casino

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler sent a letter Monday to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, questioning why Jewell’s department would make a promise to the Cowlitz Tribe to take land into trust for a reservation while the legality of the land transfer remains tied up in federal court.

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Lawmaker wants BIA to wait on Cowlitz Tribe casino…

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Lawmaker wants BIA to wait on Cowlitz Tribe casino acquisition

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Washington) wants to know why the Bureau of Indian Affairs plans to place a gaming site in trust for the Cowlitz Tribe.
The BIA plans to put the 152-acre site of the proposed Cowlitz Casino Resort in trust as soon as January 15, 2015. Herrera Beutler believes the acquisition will be premature because opponents in her district are still waiting for a decision in their lawsuit.

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Tribe responds to state complaint    The Oklahoma Tax Commission…

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Tribe responds to state complaint   
The Oklahoma Tax Commission…



Tribe responds to state complaint
   

The Oklahoma Tax Commission believes the Citizen Potawatomi Nation is in violation of tax laws. The tribe, citing a decade-strong compact, is confident the state is undercutting long-standing laws.
    A complaint filed earlier this year by the OTC’s Compliance Division states CPN is obligated to collect, report and remit sales tax on sales occurring on tribal land to non-tribal members.

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Oklahoma claims Citizen Potawatomi Nation must collect taxes The…

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Oklahoma claims Citizen Potawatomi Nation must collect taxes

The Oklahoma Tax Commission says the Citizen Potawatomi Nation must collect taxes on the sale of good to non-Indians.
The commission is citing a provision in the tribe’s Class III gaming compact that purportedly requires the collection, reporting and submission of the taxes, The Shawnee News-Star reported.

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 BIA’s Ugly, 19th-Century Attitudes Toward Native Land…

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 BIA’s Ugly, 19th-Century Attitudes Toward Native Land Rights

 In his famous 19th century treatise, “Democracy in America,” Alexis de Tocqueville noted that whereas the Spaniards “pursued the Indians with bloodhounds” and “sacked” the continent “with no more temper or compassion than a city taken by storm …” ultimately, “[t]he Spaniards were unable to exterminate the Indian race by those unparalleled atrocities which brand them with indelible shame, nor did they even succeed in wholly depriving it of its rights … .”


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BIA’s ‘ugly’ land policies stuck in the 19th…

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BIA’s ‘ugly’ land policies stuck in the 19th…



BIA’s ‘ugly’ land policies stuck in the 19th century

Attorney Joe Sexton calls on the Bureau of Indian Affairs to engage in more consultation before finalizing new rights-of-way regulations:
    To those who may not be familiar with federal policy over Indian lands, Tribal Governments and Americans Indian individuals can do very little with their lands without the approval of the BIA’s suffocating bureaucracy. Ironically, these are the same lands that were often promised to Tribes and their people by the federal government for their “exclusive use and benefit” in perpetuity.


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