Listen To An Audio Book On Your Next Pow Wow Road Trip

Written by at July 30, 2015

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Road trips can be long and tedious.  The hours driving through the dark night can make the trip creep along! Thanks to our new sponsor, we have a great solution …

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Former workers at Choctaw Nation casino plead guilty to theft

Written by at July 30, 2015

Two employees admitted that they stole money from the Choctaw
Casino and Resort in Durant, Oklahoma.

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Senate committee examines costs of substance abuse on tribes

Written by at July 30, 2015

Lawmakers and witnesses shared devastating statistics about the impacts of drugs and alcohol in Indian Country.

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Suspect in custody over deadly shooting on Crow Reservation

Written by at July 30, 2015

Cooperation among multiple law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrest of a man accused of a double murder and a shooting.

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Video: Blue Moon in July, a Rare but White Sight

Written by at July 30, 2015

A good number of us, at least on Turtle Island, will be deep into Snoozeville when the moon becomes full in the early-morning hours of Friday July 31….

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James Giago Davies: Don’t judge anyone’s depth of Lakotaness

Written by at July 30, 2015

One thing there has never been is a shortage of heap big spiritual chiefs, deciding for the rest of us what is holy and proper; deciding what is sacred for other men.

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Native Sun News: Keystone XL Pipeline protest draws big crowd

Written by at July 30, 2015

A massive, new spill from a bitumen pipeline in the tar-sands oil fields of Alberta, Canada’s Athabascan territory fueled a series of pipeline protests by Native Americans and allies across South Dakota.

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Tara Houska: DC rally puts focus on threats to sacred Oak Flat

Written by at July 30, 2015

The destruction of Oak Flat will signify a continued history of dispossessing lands from Native Americans and disregard for Native religions.

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Sarah Sunshine Manning: Native mother left to die in a jail cell

Written by at July 30, 2015

On July 6, 24-year-old Sarah Lee Circle Bear of Clairmont, South Dakota, was found unconscious in a holding cell in Brown County Jail.

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays action on land-into-trust

Written by at July 30, 2015

Indian Country is being urged to look at a new bill that would fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.

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Incomprehensible: Indigenous Immigrants Screwed Because of Bad Translations

Written by at July 30, 2015

Many Indigenous immigrants from Mexico and Central America, including unaccompanied children, are not able to understan…

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Peter d’Errico: Seeking action after apology from Pope Francis

Written by at July 30, 2015

Pope Francis seems aware of the unsustainability—or at least unacceptability—of regimes based on the pattern of Christian domination.

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Native American beadwork – eBay Find of the Week

Written by at July 29, 2015

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Native American beadwork – eBay find of the week Item Specifics Crown, hairties, choker with drop, medallion with beaded rope, 2 sets of beaded earrings, elk hide Leggins, 2xl purse, …

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Help Wanted: Pow Wow Radio Production Assistant

Written by at July 29, 2015

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Pow Wow Radio is our online radio station that plays the best Pow Wow music 24/7. Do you love Native music?  Want to be paid in CDs (and $)? PowWows.com …

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Lakota Singer Nominated for Best New Artist at 2015 Indigenous Music Awards

Written by at July 29, 2015

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Gabrielle Knife has been singing all of her life. She says, “Singing well? Not until about my sophomore year in High School. Around this time of my life is …

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Pocahontas Featured in Collaborative Jewelry Set

Written by at July 29, 2015

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Once again Jamie Okuma wows me with her intricate beadwork! Check out this video from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts which showcases this stunning jewelry set from Native artists Jamie …

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Opinion: Sioux tribes deserve a seat on university naming panel

Written by at July 29, 2015

We may never be the Fighting Sioux again, but most UND alumni, students, fans and people from around the entire state feel we must honor the Sioux people for their past gift and include them in picking a new name.

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Former Chippewa Cree Tribe chair sentenced in corruption case

Written by at July 29, 2015

John “Chance” Houle admitted he accepted bribes and kickbacks from companies and vendors that did business with the tribe.

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe adopts banishment for drug dealers

Written by at July 29, 2015

Anyone who has been convicted of trafficking in meth, heroin and other dangerous drugs faces removal “immediately” from the reservation.

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Blackhorse: Mascots Are Also Meant to Be Ridiculed

Written by at July 29, 2015

In 1992, Suzan Harjo filed Harjo vs. Pro-Football. Since then there has been some talk about the Washington team changing their name to the ‘Washington Warriors’….

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Construction Boom at Expo ’15; Halbritter Keynote Speaker

Written by at July 29, 2015

Do you know what the hottest emerging industry is for Native Americans? The answer might surprise you….

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Houska: Oak Flat Can Never Be Replaced

Written by at July 29, 2015

Recently, a delegation of San Carlos Apache tribal members resolutely stood in front of the Capitol steps and spoke of the threat to Oak Flat, a holy site to the Apache people….

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Study outlines impacts of tribal gaming on economy in Oklahoma

Written by at July 29, 2015

Tribes put 23,000 people to work at their casinos and contributed to another 14,000 jobs.

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Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims DOJ support for marijuana

Written by at July 29, 2015

The tribe plans to start selling marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes by the end of the year.

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Community on Crow Reservation on lockdown due to shooting

Written by at July 29, 2015

A county coroner is on the scene of a shooting in Pryor, Montana.

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