Rare Arizona Meteorite Receives Apache Name

Written by at June 24, 2017

A meteorite that fell near the town of Cibecue, on White Mountain Apache land in Arizona, has the Apache name of Dishchii’bikoh Ts’iłsǫǫsé Tsee.

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Go Warrior Women! 8 Positively Portrayed Indigenous Women Characters in Film and Animation

Written by at June 24, 2017

Yeah, we went there: 8 Positively Portrayed Indigenous Women Characters in Film and Animation

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Wokini: A New Beginning For Tribes; Opportunity For President Trump

Written by at June 24, 2017

President Trump has an opportunity to establish a new Indian policy based on jobs and economic development with the upcoming farm bill.

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Senate Proposes ‘Devastating’ Health Care Bill

Written by at June 24, 2017

Thirteen Republican senators introduced their proposed health care bill on June 22 that is potentially as destructive as the proposed House legislation.

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Native American Artist Represents Her Community Through Art

Written by at June 24, 2017

Native American Artist Represents Her Community Through Art

Native American artist Luanne Redeye paints who she knows in realistic spaces; she recently completed a residency at the School for Advanced Research.

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10 Stunning Photos Snapped by Inuit of Their Homeland

Written by at June 24, 2017

Northern Canada has long held mystique for those of us who do not live there. Its ethereal aurora borealis, ice-dwelling sea creatures and otherwordly landscapes both entice and intimidate us.  The region’s inhabitants, the Inuit, have been there for thousands of years and know the terrain better than anyone.

Thanks to the Internet, the land claims agreement and digital technology, glimpses of these ancient scenes can now be delivered to the rest of us.

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Many Outraged at Ghost Adventures Navajo ‘SkinWalker’ Episode: New Episode This Sat.

Written by at June 23, 2017

Ghost Adventures host Zak Bagans accused on social media of stereotyping, exaggeration and holding a phony warrior ceremony with hired actors

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As a Native Artist: I Will Joke No More About Frybread Forever

Written by at June 23, 2017

As a Native artist who is guilty of listicles and memes, it was natural to feel attacked recently. But when can we crack jokes about ourselves?

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SCOTUS Allows Redskins’ Racism, Trademark Protection

Written by at June 23, 2017

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about Redsk*ns.

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Red Warrior Camp Speaks

Written by at June 23, 2017

The Intercept’s surveillance reports are not surprising, but it won’t stop the Red Warrior Camp from fighting to protect water for all, the group says in a statement.

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Mark Trahant: Don’t plan on getting sick if you’re from Indian Country

Written by at June 23, 2017

The Senate bill, like its House counterpart, has a simple message for Indian Country, according to Mark Trahant.

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Director of Office of Indian Energy deletes offensive Twitter account

Written by at June 23, 2017

The Trump administration’s director of the Office of Indian Energy at the Department of Energy deleted his Twitter account after The Washington Post asked about a series of offensive messages.

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How did I Miss That? Paddling With Sharks – In the Ocean and DC

Written by at June 23, 2017

Paddleboarders recently found themselves surrounded by sharks, and calmly and safely followed directions without harm – no they weren’t in DC.

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Celebrate the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Strawberry Festival and Pow Wow

Written by at June 23, 2017

The strawberry is sacred. Check it out at the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Strawberry Festival

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Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline

Written by at June 23, 2017

Tribal leaders remain confident they will be able to stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a decision isn’t expected until the fall.

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New Chapter in the Same Story for Native American Graduates

Written by at June 23, 2017

Another graduation season, another story about Native American graduates and their mortarboard regalia causing “disruptions,” even after the passage of SB 319 in Montana.

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Native History: Pres. Calvin Coolidge Summers In Black Hills, Adopted By Sioux

Written by at June 23, 2017

On June 23, 1927, the Sioux County Pioneer, a newspaper in North Dakota, reported that President Calvin Coolidge would be adopted by a Sioux Tribe.

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Colville Tribes remove council member a week before citizens go to polls

Written by at June 23, 2017

The vote to remove Ricky Gabriel from the council of the Colville Tribes was 9-4 and his own brother was forced into casting a vote.

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Lumbee Tribe ordered to release voter list to opponents of chairman

Written by at June 23, 2017

A recall effort against Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. of the Lumbee Tribe is moving forward with the help of a court decision.

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Washington asks high court to overturn Yakama Nation treaty victory

Written by at June 23, 2017

The state of Washington is asking the nation’s highest court to hear a treaty rights case affecting a business on the Yakama Nation.

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Tiffany Midge: I shall joke as long as the grass grows and the rivers flow

Written by at June 23, 2017

Tiffany Midge is making a big promise in Indian Country Media Network about fry bread.

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Marijuana firm promises big investments with help of ex-Seminole leader

Written by at June 23, 2017

Electrum Partners hopes to invest up to $300 million in marijuana deals with tribes in the next three years.

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Tribes in Connecticut waiting on governor to sign bill for new casino

Written by at June 23, 2017

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope to open a new casino before the end of 2018 in order to address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

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States cheer Trump decision on grizzly bears amid tribal concerns about hunts

Written by at June 23, 2017

The governors of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming are thanking the Trump administration for removing protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.

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Eastern Cherokee citizen promoted to vice president of casino marketing

Written by at June 23, 2017

Sean Ross has been promoted to regional vice president of casino marketing at the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in North Carolina.

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