Nov 30, It Wasnt You – It was Us – Native Briefs – Native News Network com

Written by at November 30, 2012

Thursday many visitors to the Native News Network website had difficulty linking to the new stories published online. I fear that many people may have blamed their computer, their Internet provider, or

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Salish woman performs solo show on having, losing, recovering ‘Belief’

Written by at November 30, 2012

By Vince Devlin, of the Missoulian: BIGFORK – Julie Cajune was just 6 years old when a great-uncle showed up at the house with another man he’d met at a bar in Ronan. “The man was crying over this old packhorse he had that he just loved,” Cajune says. “He was moving, he couldn’t take

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Pow Wow Calendar Advertising

Written by at November 30, 2012

Pow Wow Calendar Advertising

Launched in 1996, PowWows.com is the Internet’s most popular site for sharing information and resources about Native American gatherings and events. And now you can advertise on any one of …

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Nov 30, Gmail Now Available in Cherokee – Native Currents – Native News Network

Written by at November 30, 2012

TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA Cherokee has become the first Native American language fully integrated into Gmail. That means users can now exchange emails and instant message chats entirely in the Cherokee

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Nov 30, Rosebud Sioux Hip-Hopster Frank Waln Performs Tonight at MSU – NativeNewsNetwork

Written by at November 30, 2012

EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN The North American Indigenous Student organization at Michigan State University is hosting a free concert tonight with Frank Waln of Nake Nula Waun

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Nov 30, Navajo Water Rights Task Force Responds Settlement Terms – Native News Network

Written by at November 30, 2012

WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA On November 28, the Naabikiyati Committee approved a letter by Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize, on behalf of the Water Rights Task Force

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Nov 30, Indian Photojournalists Release Indian Country Calendar – NativeNewsNetwork

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NORMAN OKLAHOMA Native American Journalists Association produced a 2013 photography calendar with images that celebrate Indian country as seen through the lenses of American Indian photojournalists

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Nov 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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Nov 30, Native American Heritage Month – LA Honors Native Citizens – Native News Network

Written by at November 30, 2012

LOS ANGELES As Native American Heritage Month comes to an end today, it is worth noting how the City of Los Angeles has embraced the month

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Nov 29, Native News Network-Native American News, Analysis, Opinion by American Indians

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Mahomet Weyonomon

Written by at November 29, 2012

Mahomet Weyonomon was a Native American tribal chieftain (or “sachem”) of the Mohegan tribe from Connecticut, who travelled to England in 1735 to petition King George II for better treatment of his people.

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First Cobell payments likely to be sent out within month

Written by at November 29, 2012

The first payments from the landmark Cobell land trust misuse settlement will soon be distributed to an estimated 350,000 Natives around the country. Approximately 350,000 beneficiaries could start receiving $1,000 checks by Christmas as the first part of the settlement goes forward, plaintiffs’ attorneys said. . . . The agreement will pay out $1.5 billion

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State, inmates far apart on ceremonial tobacco

Written by at November 28, 2012

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota corrections officials and an organization of Native American inmates are far apart on suggested revisions to a prison policy regulating the use of tobacco in religious ceremonies.Chief Judge Karen Schreier ruled in September that the prison system’s ban on tobacco in ceremonies substantially burdens Native American inmates’ religious rights.Schreier ordered the groups to meet and propose revisions.The state will allow tobacco at pipe ceremonies but wants the right to prohibit its use in tobacco ties, in prayer flags and inside the prison’s sweat lodge. It also wants to cap the tobacco mix at 1 percent.The inmates group wants tobacco allowed at all religious ceremonies and says the mix should be limited to 10 percent.The parties have until Dec. 4 to file objections.

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Nov 28, NCAIs Jackie Pata – Impact of Fiscal Cliff to Indian Country – NativeNewsNetwork

Written by at November 28, 2012

WASHINGTON The National Congress of American Indians Executive Director Jackie Pata, Raven Sockeye Clan of the Tlingit Tribe, paid a visit to CSPANs Washington Journal last week

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Nov 28, Professors Work to Increase American Indians in Business – Native News Network

Written by at November 28, 2012

WHITTIER, CALIFORNIA As a student at Whittier College, Robert Jacobo relished learning more about Native American culture through courses in history and anthropology

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Nov 28, Kiowa Nations Chris Wondolowski Finalist for Soccer MVP – Native News Network

Written by at November 28, 2012

NEW YORK Chris Wondolowski, forward for the San Jose Earthquakes, has been named a finalist for the 2012 Major League Soccer Most Valuable Player award

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Nov 28, Native News Network-Native American News, Analysis, Opinion by American Indians

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Nov 28, The Return of Sacred Miigwans – Eagle Feathers – Native News Network

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MANISTEE, MICHIGAN Recently a young man, a tribal descendent, was sentenced in District Court in Grand Rapids for charges related to the selling of the feathers of Migizi, the bald Eagle

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Nov 28, Gun Lake Tribe Given 27 Million to State-Local Governments – Native News Network

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BRADLEY, MICHIGAN On Tuesday the Gun Lake Tribe announced details of its fourth revenue sharing payments to the state and local governments. The State of Michigan received 7,002,443

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Nov 28, Historic Reforms to Streamline Leasing on Indian Land – Native News Network

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WASHINGTON The US Department of the Interior announced sweeping reforms on Tuesday that will streamline the leasing approval process on 56 million American Indian trust land in Indian country

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Nov 28, Indian Affairs Committee – Celebration of Native Identity – Native News Network

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WASHINGTON US Senator Daniel K. Akaka, D-Hawaii, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will hold an oversight hearing on Reclaiming Our Image and Identity for the Next Seven Generations

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'A Song for the Horse Nation': Exhibit on the Move in January

Written by at November 28, 2012

The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in D.C. will soon be taking its critically acclaimed exhibit “A Song for the Horse Nation” on the road….

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Many fear Flathead Reservation water compact will cripple farms

Written by at November 27, 2012

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are one of the last reservations in Montana to draw up a water compact to officially define its water rights. Ulitmately, it must be OK’d by the Montana legislature. The compact has been drafted and is up for public review now, a process that has so far shown that

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Nov 27, Lame Duck Congress Moving on Indian Countrys Top Priorities – NativeNewsNetwork

Written by at November 27, 2012

WASHINGTON Right now, two of Indian Countrys top legislative priorities, the Carcieri fix legislation and the tribal provisions of the Violence Against Women Act, hang in the balance as members of

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Nov 27, Native News Network-Native American News, Analysis, Opinion by American Indians

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