Miss Indian World Interview – 2016 Morongo Pow Wow – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at September 25, 2016

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Miss Indian World, Danielle Ta’ Sheena Finn, is visiting the Morongo Pow Wow this weekend in Cabazon, California. Danielle talked with us for a moment about her travels this year.  We …

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NMU Awarded $300K Grant to Increase Native Women in STEM

Written by at September 25, 2016

Northern Michigan University has received nearly $300,000 from the National Science Foundation to launch a two-year pilot project designed to increase the number of American Ind…

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The ‘50 Faces of Indian Country 2016’ Magazine Available Now!

Written by at September 25, 2016

Indian Country Today Media Network is proud to announce its second “50 Faces of Indian Country” magazine, an annual celebration of the diversity and power of Nat…

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – September 21, 2016 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at September 24, 2016

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Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow …

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What Does ‘Tribe’ Mean?

Written by at September 24, 2016

Sebastian Junger’s new book, Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, doesn’t break any new ground and actually perpetuates some wrong-headed stereotypes about Indians; but…

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Climate Justice Meets Racism: This Moment at Standing Rock Was Decades in the Making

Written by at September 24, 2016

Attack dogs and waves of arrests by police in riot gear could look like isolated incidents of overreaction to the activism stemming from the Standing Rock reservation….

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Video: Cherokee Elder Talks Doll-Making and the ‘Creature from the Black Lagoon’

Written by at September 24, 2016

As the eighth of ten children, Cherokee Elder Betty Brewer and her siblings knew how to have a good time with very little….

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Indigenous Still Fighting to Protect ‘Living Forests’ and Way of Life

Written by at September 24, 2016

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, says that despite the…

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Dean Suagee: Native input needed to guide future of our parks

Written by at September 23, 2016

‘The Next 100 Coalition’s vision of greater diversity and inclusiveness in taking care of and using our national public lands is a good vision.’

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Mary Annette Pember: A young boy’s journey to Standing Rock

Written by at September 23, 2016

‘My hope is that traveling to Standing Rock may open up a world of pride for Maangozit.’

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Indian Health Service names new medical officer in Great Plains

Written by at September 23, 2016

Tribal leaders had complained about the prior person in the position.

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Obama administration asks tribes about infrastructure projects

Written by at September 23, 2016

The #NoDAPL movement is forcing federal agencies to re-examine their handling of large projects.

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Coastal Washington tribe wins prize for improving health

Written by at September 23, 2016

TOKELAND, Wash. (AP) – A small tribe on the Washington coast has won a prestigious award for its efforts to improve community health.The Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe located near Tokeland in Pacific County received the Culture of Health award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation last week.The foundation honored the tribe for its work in opening a Wellness Center to provide medical, dental and mental health services for tribal members and others.

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IHS accountability bill approved by US Senate committee

Written by at September 23, 2016

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s U.S. senators say a bill that has passed through a Senate committee would help ensure Native Americans receive quality care from the Indian Health Service.The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Wednesday approved the bill introduced by South Dakota U.S. Sen.

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Sacred Burial Ground Sold to Dakota Access

Written by at September 23, 2016

Cannonball Ranch in North Dakota has been sold to Dakota Access LLC….

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Federal Agencies Seek Input on Infrastructure Decision Making Following DAPL

Written by at September 23, 2016

Two weeks after a joint announcement by the Departments of Justice, of the Army, and of the Interior called for the hal…

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Dictionary.com Drops 'Magic' From Its Definition of 'Powwow'

Written by at September 23, 2016

In March, Dictionary.com came under fire for its definition of “powwow” after …

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How Did I Miss That? Plastic Soup in the Pacific; Expensive Johns in N.C.

Written by at September 23, 2016

Slate reported that the Great Pacific Garbage Patch has been grossly exaggerated in that most of the plastic detritus i…

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Atom Bombs, Rotting Pipe Lines—What’s the Difference ?

Written by at September 23, 2016

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe worries constantly about what the esteemed and honorable leaders of America will end up doing….

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ASK N NDN: J.K. Rowling’s Take on Native Culture Is Dangerous

Written by at September 23, 2016

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Don’t Miss These 6 Upcoming Films With Native Star Power!

Written by at September 23, 2016

We’re pleased to report that the next 365 days will be a big year for Natives worldwide at the box office. Here’s your checklist for the upcoming year!

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How Standing Rock Helped Maangozit Keep His Braid

Written by at September 23, 2016

On the eve that Maangozit, Loon’s Foot, had definitely decided to cut off his braid, I received word that I would be traveling to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Da…

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PHOTO: Native-Made Moccasins! Q&A With the Blackfeet Founder of TPMOCS

Written by at September 23, 2016

Maria Running Fisher Jones grew up wearing moccasins on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Browning, Montana, and later in Gr…

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Archaeological Experts Appalled at DAPL Sacred Site Destruction: 1,281 Sign Petition

Written by at September 23, 2016

Standing Rock Sioux Chairman David Archambault II expressed a mix of gratitude and sorrow on Thursday upon learning that nearly 1,300 archaeologists and museum representatives h…

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Coeur d’Alene Historian, World War II Vet Walks On

Written by at September 23, 2016

Felix Aripa, a Coeur d’Alene tribal elder, walked on September 16 at the age of 93….

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