President Trump’s Stance On Standing Rock Made Clear – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at January 24, 2017

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President Trump’s Stance On Standing Rock Made ClearThe Dakota Access Pipeline was halted during the final months of the Obama Administration.  With only a few weeks left in Obama’s term, many wondered what the incoming administration would handle the pipeline. President Trump’s stance on Keystone and Standing Rock…..

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Git Hoan Dancers Dedicate New Totems Poles at Epcot – Walt Disney World – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at January 24, 2017

Git Hoan Dancers Dedicate New Totems Poles at Epcot – Walt Disney World – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Git Hoan Dancers Dedicate New Totems Poles at Epcot – Walt Disney WorldThe Candian pavilion at Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park has always featured magnificent totem poles.  The current poles have been in place since the early 1990s.  They were designed by Tsimshian artisan David Boxley. On January 20, 2017, two…..

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Indigenous Women Join Thousands of Others for Women’s March on Washington – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at January 24, 2017

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Indigenous Women Join Thousands of Others for Women’s March on WashingtonOver the weekend my newsfeed was inundated with photos, videos and updates of the Women’s March on Washington, as well as many of the sister marches across the world. It was very inspiring to see my sisters to the South…..

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Breaking: White House Implies DAPL, Keystone XL, Are On

Written by at January 23, 2017

President Donald Trump wants to move forward with the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) as well as the Keystone XL, which are halted and rejected, respectively.

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Court Greenlights Swinomish Tribe’s Oil Train Lawsuit

Written by at January 23, 2017

Swinomish Tribe alleges that BNSF Railway transported Bakken crude across the reservation by train, violating agreements.

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Interior nominee Ryan Zinke set for first Senate confirmation vote

Written by at January 23, 2017

The Montana Republican is vowing to respect tribal sovereignty, promote self-determination and protect treaty rights when it comes to making decisions.

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Bureau of Indian Affairs finalizes one last rule from the Obama era

Written by at January 23, 2017

President Donald Trump imposed a regulatory freeze on his first day in office but it didn’t affect the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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Cronkite News: Havasupai students sue over failures in federal education system

Written by at January 23, 2017

Nine students in the Havasupai Nation have filed a lawsuit claiming that agencies including the Bureau of Indian Education ‘have knowingly failed to provide basic general education’ to children in the remote area of Arizona.

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Sundance Film Festival Premieres 9 Indigenous-Made Films

Written by at January 23, 2017

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Sundance Institute is highlighting the titles of the Indigenous-made films that will be premiering at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

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Indian Country’s Arranged Marriage With President Trump: Can It Be Saved?

Written by at January 23, 2017

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These are some of the ways Indian country can reframe reality, save its marriage with President Trump, and make Indian country great again.

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Smoothie and Nutrition Grants: Mixing Fresh Veggies and Fruits Into Daily Diets

Written by at January 23, 2017

Fresh spinach, tomato, carrot, celery, berries, bananas, tropical fruits and much more. These are the types of healthy foods Cherokee families will blend into delicious savory and sweet smoothies, thanks to a new $20,000 grant from First Nations Development Institute, based in Longmont, Colorado.

The money will fund the Cherokee Nation Food Distribution Program’s “Smoothie Demonstration Project” that gives 150 participants free blenders in exchange for meeting monthly to get smoothie recipes,

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, January 22, 2017

Written by at January 23, 2017

President Barack Obama exits, and Donald Trump is sworn in during the The Week That Was, January 22, 2016, as a new administration takes shape.

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Recession Proof: Masters of the Universe Getting Richer; Native Americans, Not So Much

Written by at January 23, 2017

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Looking at history and comparing Trump’s cabinet picks, the rich appear to be recession proof where Native Americans are not.

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Rare Fluffy Headed POTUS Twitter Bird

Written by at January 23, 2017

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about POTUS.

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Republican Native Americans Jockey for Trump Administration Posts

Written by at January 23, 2017

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Native American appointees who would create and carry out the next federal Indian country agenda are making themselves known to Trump administration.

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Overcoming Barriers to Dental Care One Kid at a Time

Written by at January 23, 2017

As a way to meet dental care needs of American Indian and Alaska Native children, some tribes are turning to dental health aide therapists to provide basic services.

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Grant Helps Provide Environmental Education to Native Youth

Written by at January 23, 2017

The Píkyav Field Institute, a Native Youth Community Project, is designed to provide a culturally relevant, yet academically challenging, and traditionally holistic environmental education program to all students.

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Congratulations To These Native Youth Leaders! – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at January 23, 2017

Congratulations To These Native Youth Leaders! – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Congratulations To These Native Youth Leaders!WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), a policy program at the Aspen Institute, will introduce the fifth class of CNAY Champions for Change through a series of events in Washington, DC next month……

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28 Images From the Women’s March in New York City

Written by at January 23, 2017

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Some 400,000 protestors joined the Women’s March in NYC on January 21 to let President Donald Trump know they wouldn’t stand for policies that took their rights away.

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‘Hit The Ice’ Skates In to Season 5 on APTN – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at January 23, 2017

‘Hit The Ice’ Skates In to Season 5 on APTN – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

‘Hit The Ice’ Skates In to Season 5 on APTNOn February 2nd, the popular youth hockey series Hit The Ice returns to APTN for its fifth season. Watch and be inspired as 29 Indigenous Junior hockey players compete for spots on Canada’s Junior team and U.S. college teams! “The…..

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In Case You Missed It: Neil Young Album, ‘Peace Trail’ Covers NoDAPL and Amazon Robots

Written by at January 22, 2017

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In December, Neil Young released his 37th album soon after his visit to the protectors camp at Standing Rock after a recording session of only four days.

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Los Altos History Museum welcomes Seaweed, Salmon and Manzanita Cider: A California Indian Feast Exhibition

Written by at January 22, 2017

The exhibit explores traditional California Indian food sources, their sophisticated system of environmental knowledge and the importance of native foods in contemporary California Indian communities. Through April 16, 2017 LOS ALTOS, Calif. – Filled with historic and contemporary photographs, baskets and other artifacts, food specimens, memoirs, and recipes, Seaweed, Salmon, and Manzanita Cider: A California Indian Feast is a traveling exhibition from the Grace Hudson Museum and Exhibit Envoy. The exhibit, which opens at the Los Altos History Museum on January 12, 2017 and runs through April 16, 2017 features foods important in the lives of Native Californians including fish, shellfish, seaweed, meat, vegetables, berries, fruits, flowers, nuts, seeds, and salt. 

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Credit Union Continues to Showcase Lakota Language in Commercials

Written by at January 22, 2017

Credit Union Continues to Showcase Lakota Language in Commercials

The Black Hills Federal Credit Union released a 30-second commercial titled “Mitakuye Oyasin,” its third commercial to feature the Lakota Language.

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Electoral College Vital for Indian Country and State Diversity

Written by at January 22, 2017

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American Indian communities have an impact in their regions with Electoral College votes. A popular vote system would silence the American Indian.

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The Year in Pictures: NoDAPL, Oceti Sakowin, Iroquois Pride and Winona LaDuke

Written by at January 21, 2017

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Native Elders, Youth, and Pow Wows! ICMN’s Alex Hamer grabbed 10 Great Images of Indian Country in 2016 such as Winona LaDuke, #NoDAPL Protectors and more

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