Appropriations bill blocks new federal recognition regulation

Written by at May 24, 2016

A controversy that surfaced last summer has been revived with the fiscal year 2017 Interior appropriations measure.

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Proposed rule brings LGBT equality to Indian housing programs

Written by at May 24, 2016

Tribal housing agencies can’t discriminate against anyone based on sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status under a proposal released by the Obama administration.

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Families of missing Native women in Canada still waiting for justice

Written by at May 24, 2016

After years of pressure, the government has finally launched a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.

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Menominee Nation considers options after losing hemp lawsuit

Written by at May 24, 2016

A federal judge refused to treat the tribe in a manner similar to states when it comes to hemp cultivation.

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NMAI Tells Press: Stop Paris Auction of Sacred Items and Human Remains

Written by at May 24, 2016

National Museum of the American Indian officials, U.S.

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Poetry, An Interview and More, The ‘Angriest Indian Author’ Adrian C. Louis

Written by at May 24, 2016

The Angriest Indian Poet award goes to… Adrian Louis (Lovelock Paiute Tribe) a writer who goes with the flow of an insane world, he bends but won’t break, ever.

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Arizona Faces Typical Wildfire Season; West Coast Could Have Harsh Year

Written by at May 24, 2016

WASHINGTON – Arizona is expected to have a normal wildfire season this summer after several years in which the state saw relatively little fire activity, state and federal offic…

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A Win in Oregon, Tawna Sanchez: ‘We Did It’

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TRAHANT REPORTS—On Thursday night Tawna Sanchez posted on Face…

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What Comes After #NoIWontJustMoveOn?

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My 7-year-old daughter Aurelia was recently named a Powwow Princess of her Pretty Eagle Catholic Academy school….

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9th Circuit won’t rehear Tohono O’odham Nation gaming case

Written by at May 24, 2016

The development sets the stage for a potential appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Native Students of All Nations Celebrate IAIA Graduation

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Native students of all nations dressed in their finest tribal finery On May 14th   in Santa Fe, for the Institute of American Indian of Arts 2016 graduati…

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Read It and Eat: Program Combines Early Literacy and Healthy Eating

Written by at May 24, 2016

At the Native Health facilities in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, you can get literacy with lunch in a program called

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Cultural Exchange in Arizona Teaches Tohono O’odham History to White Neighbors

Written by at May 24, 2016

For those who live in southern Arizona, it is easy to forget that at one point all of the land in the area belonged to the Tohono O’odham Nation….

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Coquille Tribe awaits environmental review for gaming project

Written by at May 24, 2016

The Bureau of Indian Affairs appears to be making progress but has fallen behind on its anticipated schedule.

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Seminole Tribe still going strong despite lack of new casino deal

Written by at May 24, 2016

The tribe continues to offer banked table games at five of its seven casinos even though a key provision in its Class III gaming compact expired last July.

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Native PTAC Receives 2016 Economic Impact Award

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For assisting a fellow Native-owned company, the Native Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Native PTAC) has been honored with an economic impact award….

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Breaking: Missing Men From Pine Ridge Found Dead

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The three Lakota men who went missing more than two weeks ago were found dead late Monday, the Oglala Sioux Tribe confirmed….

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On the Washington Post Redskins Poll

Written by at May 24, 2016

For many, the key take away of the recent survey conducted by the Washington Post is that the vast majority of American Ind…

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Albuquerque Film and Music Experience’s Native Stars & Stories

Written by at May 24, 2016

The Albuquerque Film and Music Experience (formerly Albuquerque Film and Media Experience) has become a power player on…

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Chester A. Arthur: Assimilation His Answer for ‘Great Permanent Problem’ of Indians

Written by at May 24, 2016

Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th president of the United States.

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Advice For a New Pow Wow Dancer? – » Native American Articles

Written by at May 23, 2016

Advice For a New Pow Wow Dancer? –  » Native American Articles

We R Native is a comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth. On their website they have a place for readers to ask questions called “Ask Auntie”. A …

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Casting Call: Seeking Native Actors for New AMC Series – » Native American Articles

Written by at May 23, 2016

Casting Call: Seeking Native Actors for New AMC Series –  » Native American Articles

AMC is currently working on a new television series and Texas area casting directors at Brock / Allen will be hosting the cast call this coming Sunday, May 22nd in …

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Casting Call: Seeking Native Actors for New AMC Series – » Native American Articles

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Casting Call: Seeking Native Actors for New AMC Series –  » Native American Articles

AMC is currently working on a new television series and Texas area casting directors at Brock / Allen will be hosting the cast call this coming Sunday, May 22nd in …

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19 Snapshots to Celebrate the Lumbee Spring Moon Pow Wow – » Native American Articles

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19 Snapshots to Celebrate the Lumbee Spring Moon Pow Wow –  » Native American Articles

The 2016 Lumbee Pow Wow, “Dance of the Spring Moon”, was recently held May 6 – 8, 2016 at the Lumbee Tribe Cultural Center in Maxton, North Carolina. The 2016 …

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2016 Manito Ahbee Photos – » Native American Articles

Written by at May 23, 2016

2016 Manito Ahbee Photos –  » Native American Articles

2016 Manito Ahbee Winnipeg, Manitoba May 20-22, 2016 View more photos View more photos

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