Indigo Arrows – Anishinaabe Interior Designer – Featured in Canadian Interiors Magazine – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native…

Written by at February 21, 2017

Indigo Arrows – Anishinaabe Interior Designer – Featured in Canadian Interiors Magazine – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native…

Indigo Arrows – Anishinaabe Interior Designer – Featured in Canadian Interiors MagazineAnishinaabe interior designer’s childhood dream comes true with Canadian Interiors Magazine profile Winnipeg, MB – Destiny Seymour (Anishinaabe), an interior designer from Treaty 1 territory (southern Manitoba), realized a childhood dream today when her textile company, Indigo Arrows, was profiled…..

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Scott Pruitt: Environmental Profit Agency

Written by at February 20, 2017

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about EPA.

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Girls Shine in Inaugural O’odham Young Women’s Toka Tournament

Written by at February 20, 2017

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This year the 79th Annual Tohono O’odham Nation Rodeo and Fair hosted their first Young Women’s Toka Tournament on January 28.

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Girls shine at the 1st Annual Young Women’s Toka Tournament at the 79th Annual Tohono O’odham Nation Rodeo and Fair

Written by at February 20, 2017

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This year the 79th Annual Tohono O’odham Nation Rodeo and Fair hosted their first-ever Young Women’s Toka Tournament on January 28th in Sells, Arizona.

Toka is a traditional Tohono O’odham game played only by women and is similar to field hockey. The game was given to the O’odham people by their Elder Brother, I’itoi. He gifted O’odham Toka for happiness and wellness.

The 1st Annual Young Women’s Toka Tournament was geared towards youth 12 years and younger.

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Amber Midthunder Kicks Butt as a Native Woman Superhero on FX Network’s ‘Legion’

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Kerry Loudermilk is the newest Native Superhero played by Amber Midthunder on the FX Network’s “Legion”

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Native American Students Can Combine Traditional and Scientific Knowledge at SUNY ESF

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With 2,800 acres in New York and five regional campuses, SUNY ESF provides Native American students a place to combine traditional and scientific knowledge.

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Did the Democratic Party Beat Itself? In Need of a ‘Retrospectroscope’

Written by at February 20, 2017

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How did the Democratic Party lose the election? That is the real question that Democrats should be asking themselves.

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Barack Obama and Richard Nixon Among Best Presidents for Indian Country

Written by at February 20, 2017

Barack Obama and Richard Nixon Among Best Presidents for Indian Country

In celebration of Presidents’ Day, ICMN is highlighting some of the best presidents for Indian country, including Richard Nixon and Barack Obama.

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Bureau of Indian Education, Indian Health Service and Others Labeled As ‘High Risk’

Written by at February 20, 2017

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Federal Indian programs, like BIE and Indian Health Service, have been added to the “high-risk” category by the Government Accountability Office.

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Defund DAPL National Conference Call Feb. 21

Written by at February 20, 2017

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A National Defund DAPL conference call has been set for February 21. Info on defunding the financial backing of the Dakota Access pipeline

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Investors Urge DAPL Banks to Pull Out

Written by at February 20, 2017

Citing risks to reputation and capital, a group of 120 investors representing $653 billion in assets urge 17 banks to pull out of DAPL.

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Trump team gets another extension in Supreme Court tribal casino case

Written by at February 20, 2017

President Donald Trump has an unusual connection to the dispute — he once tried to partner with the Cowlitz Tribe, whose casino is the subject of a closely-watched lawsuit.

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Raymond Hitchcock: The facts about the Wilton Rancheria’s casino plan

Written by at February 20, 2017

The chairman of the Wilton Rancheria addresses criticism about the tribe’s casino project in California.

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Wilton Rancheria seeks to join lawsuit as gaming site is put in trust

Written by at February 20, 2017

The California tribe is celebrating a major milestone after going without land for nearly 60 years.

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on Trump administration ‘priorities’

Written by at February 20, 2017

Tribes are still in the dark about the future of Indian health and the Cabinet position most important to Indian Country remains vacant.

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Cronkite News: Navajo leader pleads to President Trump to help coal power plant

Written by at February 20, 2017

The owners of the Navajo Generating Station voted to keep the plant operating until its lease ends in December 2019, pending agreement with the Navajo Nation on reclamation of the site.

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Senate finally ready to consider nomination of Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary

Written by at February 20, 2017

It’s unusual for Indian Country to wait so long for someone to be confirmed at the Interior Department, which includes the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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Tribal sovereignty foe in charge of nation’s environmental agenda

Written by at February 20, 2017

Scott Pruitt, as attorney general in Oklahoma, repeatedly fought tribes on jurisdiction, immunity and taxation fronts.

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Native Sun News Today: ‘Haven For Hope’ proposed for homeless in Rapid City

Written by at February 20, 2017

Imagine a multi-acre one stop shop campus that offers food, clothing and shelter for the homeless, residential facilities, substance abuse rehabilitation, mental health services, job training, education, vision, dental and other health services.

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Ivan Star Comes Out: ‘Civilization’ aims to alienate Native America

Written by at February 20, 2017

My Native ancestry was nearly removed from my consciousness by the Euro-American’s blasphemous need to make me into their image

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Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Sen. John Hoeven raises red flags in Indian Country

Written by at February 20, 2017

Your words of working together is a slap in the face of Indian country.

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André Cramblit: Sorry but Indian Country just got ‘Trumped’ again

Written by at February 20, 2017

Just as we Natives were making headway in an historically unfair system, we’ve been Trumped.

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Peter d’Errico: Indian Country’s ‘trustee’ isn’t trustworthy anymore

Written by at February 20, 2017

When it comes to the Dakota Access Pipeline remember the adage: ‘fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.’

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Tim Giago: Our Lakota children are dying while we wring our hands

Written by at February 20, 2017

The Lakota call their children ‘wakanyeja’ which means Sacred and special. There are times I wonder if we are deluding ourselves.

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Mark Trahant: Indian programs gain ‘high risk’ label at worst time

Written by at February 20, 2017

Federal Indian programs have been added to the “high-risk” category by the Government Accountability Office.

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