May 31, Cherokees of Idaho to Hold Their First Powwow this Weekend – Native News Network

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The Cherokees of Idaho are holding their first annual powwow this weekend

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May 31, Oshke-Kno-Kewéwen Traditional Powwow Slideshow – Native News Network

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Slideshow DOWAGIAC, MI The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi hosted the third annual Oshke Kno Kewewen Powwow over Memorial Day weekend. The celebration honors Pokagon veterans and their Eagle Staff

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Let’s Move! in Indian Country: Celebrating One Year of Progress

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Tomorrow, June 1, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. EDT, the White House will host a panel discussion of leaders who have contributed to the progress of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! in Indian Country initiative and whose work can be expanded across Indian Country. The discussion will be streamed online at www.WhiteHouse.gov/live. As a key component of the First Lady’s Let’s …

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Native News Update May 31, 2012 (TV)

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Another Native News Update with anchor Paul DeMain from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

Today's Stories: Conviction of John Graham upheld by…

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One Nation Walking Together delivers goods to Lower Brule Sioux Tribe

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News From Indian Country May 2012

A fully loaded semi-truck with household goods, bikes and many other necessities was sent to…

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Five-year-old golfer works his way to the pros, one putt at a time

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by Rosemary Stephens, C & A Tribal Tribune, Editor-in-Chief Each morning five-yearold Vincent Alexander Aispuro doesn’t run to the television to watch cartoons. Instead, dressed in his golf attire, wearing his lucky University of Oklahoma (OU) baseball cap, Vincent heads to his backyard to practice hitting golf balls. “He gets up and automatically just gets dressed and goes out back to start …

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Aaron Velasquez signs with Northern Colorado

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press release- GREELEY – Northern Colorado wrestling head coach Ben Cherrington has announced the signing of five student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. Cherrington has signed Trey Andrews, Cole Briegel, Caleb Christensen, Brian Macchione and Aaron Velasquez (of the Cheyenne & Arapaho tribe). “I am very happy to announce this year’s signees,” said Cherrington. “We have added some quality individuals …

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Jim Thorpe Native American Games Event Schedules (updated 5/31)

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Updated 5/31/2012 – Boys, Girls Basketball Schedule The 2012 Jim Thorpe Native American games are releasing the schedules for the upcoming games scheduled for June 10-17th  in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Below is the master schedule of events followed by the specific schedule and brackets for each sports. Check back often as we update the schedules for each sport as they are …

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May 31, Navajo – Gallup Water Project Ground Breaking – Native News Network

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GALLUP, NEW MEXICO Dignitaries, including Navajo President Ben Shelly, Jicarilla Apache Nation President Levi Pesata and US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will be at the ground breaking

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May 31, Pine Ridge Residents to Buy Houses They Rent – Native News Network

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KYLE, SOUTH DAKOTA Lakota Funds has given all tenants of the 30 unit Eagle Nest Housing Development in Wanblee, South Dakota first right of refusal to purchase the homes they currently rent

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May 31, AIM WEST to Screen Guatemala Lives Friday at Brava Theater – NativeNewsNetwork

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SAN FRANCISCO AIM WEST will screen Guatemala Lives on Friday, June 1, at 730 pm at the Brava Theater in San Franciscos Mission District

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May 31, Tribal Consultation – Improving Indian Education – Native News Network

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BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA William Mendoza, executive director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, will consult with tribal leaders on Thursday, May 31

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“Crooked Arrows” June 1st Theater Locations List here!

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Updated 5/30/12 Native American lacrosse movie “Crooked Arrows” opened May 18th and so now is the time to see if it will be playing in your neck of the woods on June 1st by checking out the list of theaters below. Don’t see your city listed? Don’t worry, go to the “Crooked Arrows” website as they are updating theater locations continuously. …

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Jonathan Buckley signs with Rogers State University

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by Darren DeLaune, MNN sports writer KELLYVILLE — After he learned to dribble, Jonathan Buckley (Muscogee) couldn’t keep a basketball out of his hands. From the time he was three years old, Buckley has not gone a day without a drill or training that involves basketball. That dedication, perseverance and never-quit attitude is what helped him earn a scholarship to play …

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Review: ‘Crooked Arrows’ offering little more than generic drama

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“Movies featuring Native American heroes apparently are required to have their main characters hook up with their animal spirits and/or…

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Haskell University leader avoiding newspaper over investigation

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Haskell Indian Nations University President Chris Redman has indefinitely postponed a meeting with The Lawrence Journal-World as the paper looks…

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Blog: Bad decision against Kickapoo Tribe in water rights dispute

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“A poor and disconcerting judicial decision on local legislative immunity came down on May 24 from the U.S. District Court…

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South Dakota’s highest court backs conviction in Aquash murder

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The South Dakota Supreme Court today upheld the conviction of John Graham for the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement…

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KYUK: Alaska Native corporation cancels shareholders’ meeting

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“Calista’s board of directors canceled its June 2 shareholder meeting in Goodnews Bay through a resolution vote May 15. Chairman…

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Winnemem Wintu Tribe requests privacy for a sacred ceremony

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The Winnemem Wintu Tribe of California is asking the U.S. Forest Service to close a section of McCloud River for…

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Navajo Nation spelling bee champ fails to advance in DC contest

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The top speller on the Navajo Nation competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., this week. Aarish…

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Charlie Galbraith: Celebrating year of Let’s Move! Indian Country

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“Tomorrow, June 1, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. EDT, the White House will host a panel discussion of leaders who have…

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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe shares casino revenue with community

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The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan shared almost $2.2 million in gaming revenues with the local community. The biggest chunk was $426,800.20 for the city of Mt. Pleasant. Isabella County received $371,580.94. Under its Class III gaming compact, the tribe…

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Native Sun News: A brief but extraordinary life for Sisseton teen

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The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy, Native Sun News Editor. All content © Native Sun News….

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Winnebago Tribe breaks ground on first Educare on a reservation

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The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska broke ground on the first Educare in Indian Country. The $10 million facility will provide…

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