Pow Wow Calendar Update – September 02, 2015

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Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow …

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Sycuan Band enters new Class III gaming compact in California

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The deal comes as lawmakers ratified new agreements with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and the United Auburn Indian Community.

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Chukchansi Tribe revamping casino in anticipation of reopening

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The new chief operating officer at the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino has been pushing for an opening this month.

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Alabama won’t appeal decision in Poarch Creek gaming lawsuit

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Attorney General Luther Strange said a Class III gaming compact would be the only way for the state to gain a role in gaming on the tribe’s reservation.

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Travel: Every member of Havasupai Tribe speaks their language

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Havasupai remains the first language on the remote reservation in Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.

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Member of Nez Perce Tribe helped develop video game character

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Thunder was in the original version of Killer Instinct but came with a somewhat stereotypical appearance.

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Six Nations Arrows Defend National Junior A Lacrosse Title

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The Six Nations Arrows successfully managed to defend their national Junior A lacrosse title.
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Wild Mushrooms: Foraging the Forest for a Fungal Feast

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Here’s a new take on the old hunter-gatherer concept that has sustained indigenous populations throughout history….

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White Fear of Colored Unity

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Since writing I wrote “Fight White Supremacists: P

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Julianne Jennings: Strong reaction to campaign for Justice or Else

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Many news readers gorge themselves on media messages that fit their pre-existing views, rather than graze on different perspectives.

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Photo: Indian Market’s Children’s Clothing Contest

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50 Faces, Part III: Hunter, Harjo, Crazy Bull, Vig, LaDuke

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Here we are with another installment of the 2015 50 Faces of Indian Country, a list of notable Indigenous people of Turtle Island….

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Big Room to Grow in VA Native Mortgage Vet Program

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A majority of American Indian tribes has yet to sign up for a Department of Veterans Affairs direct home loan program f…

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Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe approves FEMA contract

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The agreement will provide direct payments from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to both individual tribal members and the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

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Native Sun News: Black Hills concert draws attention to treaties

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Participants from coast to coast gathered at the second annual Unity Concert for the Black Hills, which brought some 50 musical acts to an outdoor stage here on the banks of Elk Creek.

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James Giago Davies: Imagining life for the Lakota with British rule

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Alternative histories are popular in fiction—what if Columbus hadn’t ‘discovered’ America, what if the Confederacy had won the Civil War, what if the Nazis had invented the atomic bomb first?

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Robert DesRosier: First responder network needs input from tribes

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The FirstNet network will improve citizen safety and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of emergency response through cutting edge broadband communications.

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Mark Trahant: Telling the story about tribal sovereignty in Alaska

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One story was missing from the national accounts of the president’s visit: the role of tribes in determining Alaska’s future.

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New Pow Wow T-Shirts From PowWows.com

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With the popularity of our Pow Wow stickers, we have created new Pow Wow T-Shirts.  We are excited to announce our first 2 designs! Pow Wow Life Make a Grand Entry …

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Watch Obama Dance With Native American Children In Alaska

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At the Dillingham Middle School, President Obama was treated to a youth cultural dance performance. Obama jumped up and danced with the children during the last song. The President of …

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It’s About Time! Mount McKinley Name Changed Back to Denali

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Alaska Natives and others were pleased to hear that the highest mountain peak in North America was now officially named Denali, no longer Mount McKinley. The United States Department of …

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Listen to Mic Jordan’s Inspirational Song – #DearNativeYouth

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Ojibwe Hip Hop artist Mic Jordan is back once again with an inspirational message for the youth. You might have seen the viral hashtag #DearNativeYouth sometime this past Spring being …

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Blackfeet Nation states opposition to drilling on sacred land

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Everyone but one person spoke out against energy development in the Badger-Two Medicine Area in Montana.

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Democrats slam GOP candidate for comments about assimilation

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), who is flailing in the polls, said Native Americans will be better off if they would just give up their culture.

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President Barack Obama offers thoughts on historic trip to Alaska

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The president met with Native people and Native leaders and visited two Native communities during his three-day visit to the 49th state.

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