Pow Wow Calendar Update – July 01, 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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Rosebud Sioux Tribe won’t give up on wind energy despite delays

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs took so long to make a decision that the tribe’s business agreements expired.

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Catawba Nation fought against British during Revolutionary War

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The tribe joined the new American colonists after the British failed to enforce a 1763 treaty.

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Kootenai Tribe of Idaho revives powwow after 15-year absence

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The event takes place July 10-12 at the Boundary County Fairgrounds in Bonners Ferry.

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Inside the Power Plant Fueling America’s Drought

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A couple of miles outside the town of Page, three 775-foot-tall caramel-colored smokestacks tower like sentries on the…

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Someone Put a Fake Native American Head on the Lap of Andrew Jackson

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A fake Native American head was found early Tuesday in the lap of a statue of Andrew Jackson in Jacksonville, Florida….

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Little Shell Chippewa Tribe welcomes federal recognition reforms

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The tribe won a preliminary ruling during the Clinton administration but hit a roadblock in the Obama administration.

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Smithsonian Receives Duke Kahanamoku Surfboard; Luau Ensues

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Five historically significant surfboards, including one shaped by Duke Kahanamoku, are on their way to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C….

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Leader of Duwamish Tribe calls denial of recognition ‘devastating’

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The tribe didn’t meet two significant criteria despite spending decades on the federal acknowledgment process.

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Chumash Tribe wins dismissal of suit over status of reservation

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Chairman Vincent Armenta cheers the rejection of the ‘frivolous’ case but anticipates future battles with local opponents.

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Clam Chowder, Corn, Lobster: Fourth of July Summer Classics Are All Native

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The most classic of Fourth of July foods are based in authentic Native cuisine, but for the first 100 years after the pilgrims arrived, they wou

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Smishsonian Receives Duke Kahanamoku Surfboard; Luau Ensues

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Five historically significant surfboards, including one shaped by Duke Kahanamoku, are on their way to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C….

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Tohono O’odham Nation faces state in court in new casino lawsuit

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The case has been assigned to a federal judge who has already issued a slew of rulings in the tribe’s favor.

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Cherokee Nation to open hotel at $80M casino near Arkansas in fall

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The 170,000 square-foot Cherokee Casino in Roland enjoyed a soft opening in May.

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Editorial: Other tribes in Virginia deserve federal recognition too

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For Virginia’s American Indian tribes, July 2 likely will go down in history as a red letter, to be remembered as the day the first Virginia tribe gained official recognition from the federal government.

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules trust reform hearing

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Trust reform has been on the back burner in the last few years but that could be changing in the 114th Congress.

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Ojibwe hockey star excited for transfer to team in nation’s capital

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T.J. Oshie will be playing for the Washington Capitals after spending nearly seven years with the St. Louis Blues.

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A Linkedin, Monster.com & Facebook for Natives: ‘There Are No Excuses Why we Can’t Hire Our Own People’

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In the world of Native economic development, there’s a new sheriff in town….

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Photo: Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino Has Winning Architecture

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How Did I Miss That? Dolphin Busts Ankles; KKK vs. MLK

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Dirk and Chrissie Frickman and their kids were celebrating their 18th…

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Keep Your Disney Princess to Yourself

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In Defense of Pocahontas: D

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Disputed leader of Chukchansi Tribe sentenced for clash at casino

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Tex McDonald is being released after serving 242 days in jail for his role in an incident that led to the closure of the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino.

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Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe starts work on Class II gaming facility

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Tribal leaders are converting an unfinished community center into a casino and hope to open it by the end of the year.

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Pierre Bergeron: Judges split on federal labor law at tribal casinos

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Although the court has been restricting en banc review, such a flagrant disagreement between two panels certainly should attract en banc attention.

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Brian Pierson: Tribal labor sovereignty could land in Supreme Court

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Four of the six judges in the Sixth Circuit who have examined the issue, in two different cases, have concluded that the NLRA has no jurisdiction over the tribes. The tribes have lost both cases!

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