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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Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon

Written by at October 2, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court is back at work this week with a new member and a slew of Indian law cases on the horizon.

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Mark Trahant: Donald Trump’s health secretary gone after reaching out to Indian Country

Written by at October 2, 2017

Are we back to square one when it comes to the Indian Health Service and the Trump administration?

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Tim Giago: Fairness policy in media paved the way for more Indian Country voices

Written by at October 2, 2017

When radio first started to make an impact on its listeners around 1929 there was a great fear that it would be used in a lot of ways to circumvent free speech.

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After a Win at ’48 Hour Film Project Portland’, Native Crew Looks for Win in Paris

Written by at October 2, 2017

After a Win at ’48 Hour Film Project Portland’, Native Crew Looks for Win in Paris

After a Win at ’48 Hour Film Project Portland’, Native Crew Looks for Win in ParisYou might remember hearing of the film Fancy Dancer, a documentary film project by Isaac Trimble a few years back in which he documented the process of learning culture and wellness by fancy dancing. Well he’s involved in a new…..

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Pow Wow Photography Guide – Tips for Taking Great Photos At Your Next Pow Wow

Written by at October 1, 2017

Pow Wow Photography Guide – Tips for Taking Great Photos At Your Next Pow Wow

Pow Wow Photography Guide – Tips for Taking Great Photos At Your Next Pow WowA powwow is a beautiful and inspiring event filled with color, movement and energy, so how can you best capture it on camera? If you plan on taking your camera to the powwow and snapping photos of the beauty of…..

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From Beads to Bounty: How Wampum Became America’s First Currency—And Lost Its Power

Written by at September 29, 2017

A story about the history of wampum.

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Lawmakers seek to reauthorize Indian housing programs questioned by Trump

Written by at September 29, 2017

Lawmakers are launching a second attempt to reauthorize a critical Indian housing law that expired four years ago.

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Muscogee Nation citizen seeks dismissal of murder charge as boundary case heats up

Written by at September 29, 2017

A citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation is waiting to hear whether his murder case will be dismissed as industry interests in Oklahoma flock to court in a closely-related reservation boundary case.

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Native Sun News Today: Nothing beats taking the kids for a day at the zoo

Written by at September 29, 2017

If you live in western South Dakota, and you want to go to a zoo, you have a long drive ahead of you.

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James Giago Davies: We need to come together as a sovereign tribal nation

Written by at September 29, 2017

The Oceti Sakowin will one day come together, and stand unified as a sovereign nation, eager to take their place in a modern world based upon the traditions of their ancestors, not a pity party of self-destruction addicted to the hero-worship of the long lost.

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Shakopee Tribe on track to finish big casino expansion in time for Super Bowl

Written by at September 28, 2017

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is set to complete a $90 million casino expansion project in time for the Super Bowl in 2018.

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Gila River Indian Community hosts job fair for more than 260 casino positions

Written by at September 28, 2017

The Gila River Indian Community is hosting a job fair to fill more than 260 positions at its three gaming facilities in Arizona.

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Eastern Cherokees start work on entertainment center at second gaming facility

Written by at September 28, 2017

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians continues to expand the amenities at its gaming operation in North Carolina.

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