Klamath Tribes aid investigation into stolen artifacts in…

Written by at February 27, 2015

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Klamath Tribes aid investigation into stolen artifacts in Oregon

The Oregon State Police seized dozens of tribal artifacts that were apparently destined for sale on the black market.The Klamath Tribes helped authorities with the seven-month investigation.

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Firm saves billions by exploiting Native ‘loophole’ at FCCDish…

Written by at February 27, 2015

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Firm saves billions by exploiting Native ‘loophole’ at FCC

Dish Network, a company with a $34 billion market value, was treated as a very small business by the Federal Communications Commission because it partnered with Doyon Limited, an Alaska Native regional corporation:

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Rosebud Sioux Tribe leader sidelined by councilAmid controversy…

Written by at February 27, 2015

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Rosebud Sioux Tribe leader sidelined by council

Amid controversy over constitutional requirements for the number of votes needed to bring ethics charges against the leader of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, council moved to suspend President Cyril “Whitey” Scott.

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Barrow lawmaker said to be ‘doing great’ after being taken from…

Written by at February 27, 2015

Barrow lawmaker said to be ‘doing great’ after being taken from…



Barrow lawmaker said to be ‘doing great’ after being taken from Capitol on stretcher

 Rep. Ben Nageak, D-Barrow, was kept overnight at a hospital here after a medical emergency on the state House floor that led to his departure from the Capitol building on a stretcher.

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Former Sisseton Wahpeton chairman joins marijuana companyRobert…

Written by at February 27, 2015

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Former Sisseton Wahpeton chairman joins marijuana companyRobert Shepherd, the former chairman of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate in South Dakota, has joined a company that describes itself as being in “cannabis management.”

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Chad McReynolds Appointed as General Manager of Cherokee Casino…

Written by at February 27, 2015

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Chad McReynolds Appointed as General Manager of Cherokee Casino Roland

Chad McReynolds was recently appointed as the new general manager of Cherokee Casino Roland. He will be expected to ensure the Cherokee Nation Entertainment’s smooth transition to its new property, which is set to take place sometime in the summer.

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Cherokee Casino In Roland Names New General Manager Cherokee…

Written by at February 27, 2015

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Cherokee Casino In Roland Names New General Manager

Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland recently named a new general manager to help oversee the Cherokee Nation Entertainment transition to its new $80 million property this summer.

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Cherokee Nation promotes citizen to manager of $80M casinoThe…

Written by at February 27, 2015

Cherokee Nation promotes citizen to manager of $80M casinoThe…



Cherokee Nation promotes citizen to manager of $80M casino

The Cherokee Nation has named one of its own as the general manager of a new $80 million casino in Roland, Oklahoma.Chad McReynolds started off as a card dealer at the Cherokee Casino in Roland back in 2003.

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – February 25, 2015

Written by at February 27, 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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Video: Gordon Yellowman Discusses Traditional Medicine

Written by at February 27, 2015

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Cheyenne Peace Chief Gordon Yellowman recently sat down with The Oklahoman and CATV47 to discuss traditional Cheyenne remedies he learned from his family members. In the video he briefly talks …

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Wanna hang out?

Written by at February 26, 2015

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Wanna hang out?


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The buffalo rock, as called by the Blackfoot Indians, was…

Written by at February 26, 2015

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The buffalo rock, as called by the Blackfoot Indians, was usually a fossil shell of some kind, picked up on the prairie. Whoever found one was considered fortunate, for it was thought to give a person great power over buffalo. http://bit.ly/14nVu3o


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Come rescue me!

Written by at February 26, 2015

Come rescue me!



Come rescue me!


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In the days before white Europeans came to North America, the…

Written by at February 26, 2015

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In the days before white Europeans came to North America, the Cheyenne, “people of strange speech,” lived in the fertile prairie and wooded hills along the banks of the Missouri and Red rivers. http://bit.ly/10k1bhs


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Fernando de Alva Cortés Ixtlilxochitl ~ Texcoco

Written by at February 26, 2015

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Fernando de Alva Cortés Ixtlilxóchitl (between 1568 and 1580 – 1648) was a Castizo Novohispanic historian.

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Native American Indian Art of the Southwest

Written by at February 26, 2015

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Native American Indian art of the Southwest includes kachina dolls, sandpaintings, pottery, woven blankets and rugs, basketry and jewelry.

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Native American Art History

Written by at February 26, 2015

Native American Art History

Native American art history has evolved from cave paintings to intricate weavings, designs, shapes and materials.

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Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm ~ Chippewas, Anishinaabe

Written by at February 26, 2015

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Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm is an Anishinaabe writer of mixed ancestry from the Chippewas of Nawash First Nation. She lives and works at Neyaashiinigmiing, Cape Croker Reserve on the Saugeen Peninsula in southwestern Ontario, and in Ottawa.

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Fidelia Hoscott Fielding (1827–1908) was the last native speaker…

Written by at February 26, 2015

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Fidelia Hoscott Fielding (1827–1908) was the last native speaker of the Mohegan-Pequot language. Credited with being instrumental in teaching and preserving the language, she was posthumously inducted into the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. http://bit.ly/10Ox5Pd


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Native American Mermaid Stories: A Sikanni Tale about the…

Written by at February 26, 2015

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Native American Mermaid Stories: A Sikanni Tale about the Mermaid http://bit.ly/W7vW0o


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Bill to create day to honor late Elouise Cobell stalls in…

Written by at February 26, 2015

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Bill to create day to honor late Elouise Cobell stalls in Montana

A bill to create a day in honor of the late Elouise Cobell, a member of the Blackfeet Nation who was the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund litigation was tabled on Tuesday.

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Dentists Overwhelmed By Tooth Decay In Navajo Children Almost 70…

Written by at February 26, 2015

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Dentists Overwhelmed By Tooth Decay In Navajo Children

Almost 70 percent of Navajo children have untreated tooth decay, according to a recent University of Colorado study. That’s three times higher than the national average. The study blames a lack of access saying there aren’t enough dentists for the largest tribe in the country.

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Mobile dental clinic takes service to Navajo Nation communitiesA…

Written by at February 26, 2015

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Mobile dental clinic takes service to Navajo Nation communities

A health clinic on the Navajo Nation is reaching out to dental patients on the reservation, Fronteras reports.The Winslow Indian Health Care Center recently took its mobile dental unit to Seba Dalkai,

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Washington tribes head to trial in dispute over fishing groundsA…

Written by at February 26, 2015

Washington tribes head to trial in dispute over fishing groundsA…



Washington tribes head to trial in dispute over fishing grounds

A federal judge has scheduled a trial to resolve a dispute over the “usual and accustomed fishing grounds” of three treaty tribes in Washington.The Makah Nation accused the Quileute Nation and the Quinault Nation of fishing beyond their boundaries.

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The myth and lie of American exceptionalism (COMMENTARY)While I…

Written by at February 26, 2015

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The myth and lie of American exceptionalism (COMMENTARY)

While I was driving to this eastern Oklahoma city that serves as capital of the Cherokee Nation, the Oklahoma Legislature was considering a bill to ban the teaching of history based on facts.

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