Native News Update October 31 2012

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Today's stories: East coast tribes working to assess damage, re-open offices, Kansas Kickapoo still working to get Reservoir, Cowboys plant…

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Oct 31, Klamath Tribes Era of Working Together – Pacific Northwest – Native News Network

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CHILOQUIN, OREGON The Klamath Tribes are attempting to work together for the good of the region. On October 30 the Klamath Tribes hosted the 1st BiAnnual Government to Government Business Meeting

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S.D. United Church of Christ welcomes first Native pastors

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By Lisa Lynott-Carroll, Native Sun News correspondent: PIERRE — Sunday, Oct. 21, was a crisp, sunny fall afternoon in Pierre. Outside the 100-year-old First Congregational United Church of Christ there was just enough wind to send leaves swirling down sidewalks and across streets. Inside, the haunting but hopeful notes of a traditional flute, played by

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Oct 31, Hurricane Sandy – The Clean up – Native Currents – Native News Network

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MEMPHIS As people begin to put their homes back together in the wake of Hurricane Sandys devastating effects, there are still many precautions to take

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Oct 31, Native News Network-Native American News, Analysis, Opinion by American Indians

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Native Americans deserve accurate coverage, portraying who we are and what is happening in Indian Country. The Native News Network intends to become the premier American Indian website community

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Oct 31, Some Fun Facts about Halloween – Entertainment – Native News Network

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WASHINGTON Children throughout the country will celebrate Halloween with parties at schools and other activities on Wednesday

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Oct 31, Cherokee Nation to Celebrate Indian owned Businesses – Native News Network

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TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA The Cherokee Nation celebrates its partnership with 747 certified Indian owned businesses at a luncheon and awards banquet Thursday, November 1

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Oct 31, Navajo Nation Endorses Martin Heinrich for US Senate – Native News Network

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ALBUQUERQUE The Navajo Nation, the largest Indian Nation in the United States, announces its endorsement of Martin Heinrich for US Senate

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Oct 30, Shinnecock Indian Nation Survives with Minimal – Long Island – NativeNewsNetwork

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SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK We got through this with little damage. We have some trees down and we lost another roof on a big house, but overall we made it through with little damage

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Oct 30, Take Our Country Back – Code Talk That Has Racial Overtones – NativeNewsNetwork

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There is a take our country back movement in the United States. Even though American Indians could have justifiably begun their own take back the country committee a long time ago

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Oct 30, Chickasaw Pioneers of Flight Recognized for Historic Efforts – NativeNewsNetwork

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ADA, OKLAHOMA This year marks a milestone in space exploration the 10th anniversary of the first Native American in space, Commander John Herrington

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Oct 30, Native Voices Hosts Play Festival to Honor Jim Thorpe – Native News Network

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LOS ANGELES This year marks the 100th anniversary of Jim Thorpes Olympic achievements. Thorpe was a combination of Potawatomi and Sac Fox. and made history as the one of the worlds greatest athletes

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Oct 30, Native News Network-Native American News, Analysis, Opinion by American Indians

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Native Americans deserve accurate coverage, portraying who we are and what is happening in Indian Country. The Native News Network intends to become the premier American Indian website community

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Oct 30, Indian Health Services Director Visits Navajo Nation – Native News Network

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WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA Indian Health Services Director Dr. Yvette Roubideaux during a meeting Friday afternoon met with Navajo President Ben Shelly on the Navajo Nation

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Oct 30, Three Michigan Potawatomi Tribes Receive 4.2 Million Grant – Native News Network

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PINE CREEK RESERVATION A consortium of three Potawatomi tribes headquartered in southwest Michigan accepted a 4,198,250 grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services

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Oct 30, 10 Questions for Sherman Alexie – Around the Web – Native News Network

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In the first story of your book Blasphemy, the narrator says, Whenever an Indian says hes traditional, you know that Indian is full of s

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Native artist fined for violating Migratory Bird Treaty Act

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Tlingit carver Archie Cavanaugh has been slapped with $2,005 worth of fines after he tried to sell two pieces of his art including feathers from birds covered by the Migratory Bird Treat Act – a law Cavanaugh and many others in Alaska had never heard of. Anchorage Daily News’ Mike Dunham has the full story:

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Native News Update October 29, 2012

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Today's stories: East coast tribes prepare for arrival of hurricane Sandy. States move to change federal voter protection laws for…

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Oct 29, Little River Casino Resort Signs Collective Bargaining Agreement – Native News Network

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MANISTEE, MICHIGAN The Little River Casino Resort and the United Steelworkers Union have entered into a collective bargaining agreement covering the Resorts EVS Bargaining Unit

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Oct 29, Strong Native Voter Turn Out May Decide US Senate Majority – Native News Network

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NORTH DAKOTA The US Senate race in North Dakota has become one of the most contested races in the country This race could come down to a matter of hundreds of votes

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Native women face patchwork of policies for Plan B

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Months after the federal Indian Health Service said it was finalizing a policy that would make emergency contraception more accessible to American Indian women, advocates say they’re still waiting. And in the meantime, Native women face a patchwork of policies at hospitals and clinics that don’t always ensure timely access to the medication.Across the country, any woman 17 or older can buy emergency contraception from behind the counter at retail pharmacies. But the Indian Health Service has no retail pharmacies.

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Chicago

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The longest running American musical in Broadway history, as well as an academy-award winning movie, Chicago has seduced audiences across the globe. Now, it’s set to knock you off your feet as the merry murderesses of the Cook County jail paint the town in this fresh new production. Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly have their […]

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Trails

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Two long-lost childhood friends are about to drop everything to fulfill a promise and embark upon the journey of a lifetime: a 2,175-mile trek from Georgia to Maine along the Appalachian Trail. But this particular path is going to test more than just their stamina. As the challenges of the trail become increasingly difficult, long-kept […]

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The Mousetrap

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The Mousetrap

Agatha Christie’s masterpiece and the longest running play in modern history, this murder mystery sparkles with suspense and cunning as it celebrates it’s 60-year anniversary. Stranded by a snowstorm within one guesthouse are the young couple who own the business, four single guests, one stranger who happened upon the house, and one detective. Eight inhabitants; […]

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Fiddler On The Roof

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Fiddler On The Roof

Celebrate the power of tradition and change with this multi-award-winning musical that has danced its way into the hearts of people all over the world for nearly 50 years. As Tevye tries to hold onto his religion, his Russian-Jewish customs, and his five daughters, he knows that “without tradition, our lives would be as shaky […]

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