Cherokee Nation Adds Millions to Housing, Career Programs Tribal…

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Cherokee Nation Adds Millions to Housing, Career Programs
Tribal…



Cherokee Nation Adds Millions to Housing, Career Programs

Tribal Council establishes ‘Cherokee Nation Leadership Day’
The Cherokee Nation increased its 2014 operating budget, adding $9.7 million from carryover funds from fiscal year 2013. The additional funding will help more Cherokee citizens with housing and job training.

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Rare Trumpeter Swan as Target Practice: Two Men Sentenced on…

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Rare Trumpeter Swan as Target Practice: Two Men Sentenced on Flathead Reservation

Two non-tribal members in Montana have been fined and barred from hunting or fishing statewide after they shot a rare trumpeter swan on the Flathead Reservation in January.


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10 Hand-Painted Hats by Navajo Hatmaker Melissa Barnes [22…

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10 Hand-Painted Hats by Navajo Hatmaker Melissa Barnes [22 Pictures]

 From her Navajo background, Melissa Barnes inherited a gift for transforming cowboy hats into unique art pieces. Born in Farmington New Mexico, and based in Durango, Colorado, she’s been creating handmade cowboy hats “with a Native American twist,” often in the form of beading and hand-painting, for 21 years. Her hats are shown at the Heard museum, galleries, and Santa Fe Indian Market.

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North American Indian Tennis Championships; May 24-26, 2014

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Press Release (Kansas City, MO) –  The North American Indian Tennis Association (NAITA) has selected Kansas City, Missouri to host its 38th Annual NAITA Championships during Memorial Day Weekend on May 24-26. Kansas City was selected to host the event due to its central location, outstanding tennis facilities, favorable weather, family-friendly attractions, and world-famous barbecue. Tribal members of all nations …

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Jay Begaye Sings Gathering of Nations Song

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Gathering of Nations is on everyone’s mind this week as they gear up for the event on April 24th through the 26th. Over on their YouTube channel, GONpowwow, there’s a …

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The Old Woman of Spring – Cheyenne’s…

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The Old Woman of Spring – Cheyenne’s Tale http://bit.ly/10ayeAI

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Buffalo Calf Road Woman, or Brave Woman (b. c. 1850s? -d. 1878),…

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Buffalo Calf Road Woman, or Brave Woman (b. c. 1850s? -d. 1878), was a Northern Cheyenne woman who saved her wounded warrior brother Chief Comes in Sight, in the Battle of the Rosebud in 1876. Read more http://bit.ly/WNdfQZ

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They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind….

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They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind. —Creek Proverb http://bit.ly/14MgQqC

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Gouyen (in Mescalero Góyą́ń, “the one who is wise”) (c….

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Gouyen (in Mescalero Góyą́ń, “the one who is wise”) (c. 1857-1903), was a 19th-century Apache woman noted for her heroism. Read more http://bit.ly/14hyEYb

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illy Cartier, model with Native American Descent.

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illy Cartier, model with Native American Descent.

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Dahteste was a Chiricahua woman. Despite being married with…

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Dahteste was a Chiricahua woman. Despite being married with children, she took part in raiding parties with her first husband Ahnandia. She was a compatriot of Geronimo and companion of Lozen on many raids. Read more http://bit.ly/14d8RR7

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Native American contemporary artist debuts latest piece at…

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Native American contemporary artist debuts latest piece at CSUN

American Indian contemporary artist, James Luna, premiered a new art presentation, including a video piece entitled “Family Matters,” to CSUN students.

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Native American artist brings culture to Connecticut’s Northwest…

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Native American artist brings culture to Connecticut’s Northwest…



Native American artist brings culture to Connecticut’s Northwest Corner

Takara Matthews, a member of the Abenaki Sokoki tribe, is the featured artist at the Institute for American Indian Studies (IAIS) in Washington this month in its corner sale. Her art work, which will be featured from April through May ranges from crafts and jewelries to clothing and beadwork.

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Elizabeth Warren sticking to campaign script on Cherokee…

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Elizabeth Warren sticking to campaign script on Cherokee claim

Elizabeth Warren’s autobiography is out, and it looks like she is sticking precisely to her campaign script on her false claim to be Cherokee. The title is “A Fighting Chance.”

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Tilikum Crossing: Why TriMet chose to honor Native Americans…

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Tilikum Crossing: Why TriMet chose to honor Native Americans with new Portland bridge name

In a poetic nod to the indigenous people whose canoes once rippled the Willamette River’s waters, TriMet on Wednesday named Portland’s 12th bridge Tilikum Crossing.

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Houston school district abandons mascots offensive to Native…

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Houston school district abandons mascots offensive to Native Americans

Four schools in the Houston Independent School District (HISD) debuted new mascots on Tuesday, replacing previous ones that had sparked complaints of being offensive to Native American groups.

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Native American Group asks OAS to Help With Land Claim A Native…

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Native American Group asks OAS to Help With Land Claim

A Native American group says it is asking the Organization of American States to charge the United States with human rights violations.

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Museum of antiquity emphasizes current history of Native…

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Museum of antiquity emphasizes current history of Native…



Museum of antiquity emphasizes current history of Native Americans

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the words Native American? Is it old movies? Tonto? Protests? Drumming? Casinos?

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Study: Teams with Native American mascots end up losing…

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Study: Teams with Native American mascots end up losing millions

If negative public opinion about Native American mascots can’t dissuade pro sports teams from using them, then maybe a study about the money they’re losing because of those mascots will change their minds.

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Gathering of Nations Pow Wow Grand Entry

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Grand Entry at Gathering of Nations Pow Wow, Albuquerque, NM View more videos on Pow Wow TV

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Native American Fully Beaded Check Book Cover Very Beautiful!

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Native American Fully Beaded Check Book Cover. Beautifully made using size 13 Czech Glass Beads and Tanned Buckskin as seen in pictures. The Colors are Blue with a Hint of Purple …

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City in New York to drop legal battles against Oneida Nation The…

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City in New York to drop legal battles against Oneida Nation

The city of Oneida, New York, is ending litigation against the Oneida Nation.
The city voted to terminate the services of a law firm that was handling litigation against the tribe. The city will now be eligible for money as part of a global settlement that the tribe reached with the state.

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10 Hand-Painted Hats by Navajo Hatmaker Melissa Barnes [22 Pictures]

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From her Navajo background, Melissa Barnes inherited a gift for transforming cowboy hats into unique art pieces.

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Iktomi Speaks: The Crooked Tongue of Dan Snyder

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In Lakota stories, one of our traditional characters is a spider named “Iktomi.” He got himself in all kinds of predicaments because he was selfish, greedy, and told lies….

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Cobell Settlement: Who Are the Real Winners?

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While the Cobell Settlement, approved on November 24, 2012 by the U.S….

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