Graceful Puppetry and Native Actors Combine in ‘Ajijaak on Turtle Island’

Written by at January 24, 2018

Ajijaak on Turtle Island: Jim Henson’s daughter Heather Henson combines elegant puppetry with Native storytelling The post Graceful Puppetry and Native Actors Combine in ‘Ajijaak on Turtle Island’ appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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16th Annual State of Indian Nations Address To Kick Off NCAI’s Winter Session

Written by at January 23, 2018

The NCAI announces the 2018 State of Indian Nations (SOIN) address. The post 16th Annual State of Indian Nations Address To Kick Off NCAI’s Winter Session appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Strange Inheritance Episode Features 250,000 Indian Arrowheads Once Denied to John Wayne

Written by at January 19, 2018

Over 250,000 Native arrowheads may be the largest private collection ever left in an inheritance

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Oklahoma City Theatre Company Announces Open Call For Scripts: Deadline February 15

Written by at January 19, 2018

Oklahoma City Theatre Company Announces Open Call For Scripts: Deadline February 15

Oklahoma City Theatre Company Native American New Play Festival has announced an open call for scripts

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Native Actor Wes Studi Talks About His Role as Chief Yellowhawk in ‘Hostiles’

Written by at January 19, 2018

Native Actor Wes Studi Talks About His Role as Chief Yellowhawk in ‘Hostiles’

“We are all Hostiles.” Wes Studi talks with Indian Country Today about his role as Chief Yellowhawk.

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Umatilla Star Jude Schimmel Shoots Hoops in Latest Nike Ad Narrated by LeBron James

Written by at January 17, 2018

Jude Schimmel appears in Nike’s ‘EQUALITY: Until We All Win’ video, promoting equality for all races

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The Native History We Are Never Taught In School

Written by at January 17, 2018

The Native History We Are Never Taught In School

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Six VA Tribes Slotted For Federal Recognition as Senators Warner & Kaine Secure Bill Passage

Written by at January 16, 2018

Six Virginia tribes are now on the fast track for Federal Recognition thanks to years of hard work and support from Senators Warner and Kaine

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20th Anniversary Screening of ‘Smoke Signals’ and 8 Indigenous-Made Films Premiering at Sundance

Written by at January 12, 2018

20th Anniversary Screening of ‘Smoke Signals’ and 8 Indigenous-Made Films Premiering at Sundance

Hey Victor! Sundance Film Festival will be screening ‘Smoke Signals’ on the movies’ 20th Anniversary

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Heated Exchanges as Utah Lawmakers Push Bill for Vast Reduction of Bears Ears Monument

Written by at January 12, 2018

House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands seek authority to shrink Bears Ears with bill H.R. 4532 The post Heated Exchanges as Utah Lawmakers Push Bill for Vast Reduction of Bears Ears Monument appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Hostiles Movie Review: A Profound Respect For Native Culture, A Gut Punch of Reality

Written by at January 11, 2018

A review of the gut punching film ‘Hostiles’ by Native American journalist Vincent Schilling The post Hostiles Movie Review: A Profound Respect For Native Culture, A Gut Punch of Reality appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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We all know winter can be a tough time of year

Written by at January 7, 2018

We all know winter can be a tough time of year.

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President Appoints Jesse Delmar (Navajo) to Heitkamp’s Commission on Native Children

Written by at January 5, 2018

Senator Heidi Heitkamps Commission on Native Children became law in 2016 to address challenges facing Native children

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Coeur d’Alene Woman, Paulette Jordan Announces Bid for Idaho State Governor

Written by at December 10, 2017

If elected Paulette Jordan would be the first Native American governor of any state and first woman governor in Idaho.

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Steve Reevis, Blackfeet Actor from ‘Last of the Dogmen,’ ‘Geronimo,’ has died at 55

Written by at December 8, 2017

Native actor Steve Reevis has passed away at 56. Family is also asking for support on GoFundMe for funeral expenses.

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What Really Happened at the First Thanksgiving? The Wampanoag Side of the Tale

Written by at November 23, 2017

For Thanksgiving this year ICTMN spoke to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s Tribal Historic Preservation Officer to get a better understanding of what really happened 401 years ago at the first Thanksgiving, and what Wampanoags do today.

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Top Civil Rights Organizations Urge Media Not to Use Washington NFL Team’s R-word Name on Thanksgiving

Written by at November 21, 2017

The Washington NFL franchise will take on the New York Giants in a high-profile, nationally broadcast game on Thursday.

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Keystone Pipeline Spills 210,000 Gallons of Oil in Amherst, South Dakota

Written by at November 17, 2017

Keystone Pipeline Spills 210,000 Gallons of Oil in Amherst, South Dakota

210,000 gallons or 5,000 barrels of oil have spilled from the TransCanada Keystone Pipeline in a northeast part of South Dakota.

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Center For Native American Youth Releases 2nd Annual ‘State of Native Youth’ Report

Written by at November 15, 2017

Center For Native American Youth Releases 2nd Annual ‘State of Native Youth’ Report

On November 15th, the Center for Native American Youth released its second annual State of Native Youth report

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Oneida Nation to Donate Indian Country Today Media Network Assets to NCAI

Written by at October 4, 2017

The Oneida Indian Nation is donating the ICTMN organization’s assets to the leading national Native American advocacy organization.

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Nammy 2017 Special Performances Include Gary Farmer and Joseph FireCrow Tribute

Written by at October 4, 2017

Nammy 2017 Special Performances Include Gary Farmer and Joseph FireCrow Tribute

The 2017 Nammys, hosted by Ernie Stevens, will feature Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers Oct. 14th

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YES! Magazine: Water protectors return to Standing Rock for healing ceremony

Written by at October 2, 2017

The camps are gone now, but the awakening to protect the water, land, and tribal sovereignty continues.

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Cronkite News: ‘Tribal Justice’ documentary highlights issues facing tribal courts

Written by at October 2, 2017

Law students, professors and tribal members gathered recently at the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law in downtown Phoenix to watch the new documentary ‘Tribal Justice.’

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Landowners on Spirit Lake Nation see nearly $13 million in Cobell Buy-Back offers

Written by at October 2, 2017

The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations sent out nearly $13 million in offers to landowners on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.

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Landowners on Spirit Lake Nation see nearly $13 million in Cobell Buy-Back offers

Written by at October 2, 2017

The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations sent out nearly $13 million in offers to landowners on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.

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