19 Gorgeous Photos from Pit River Pow Wow

Written by at June 30, 2015

The eleven bands of Pit River & the Pit River Casino recently hosted the 8th Annual Pit River Pow Wow in Burney, California. Native American Music Award nominated Lightning Creek …

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Wow! Check Out This High Quality Hoop Dancing Video! 4K Video

Written by at June 30, 2015

The N8tive Hoop dancers were recently filmed by Devin Graham AKA Devin Super Tramp and the outcome was superb. I’m always in awe of hoop dancing videos but this one …

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A Pow Wow on The Great Wall? Could Happen!

Written by at June 30, 2015

How amazing would this be? In a story from the Chronicle Journal, they talk about a youth group from Thunder Bay, Ontario that wants to send 10 Aboriginal youth to …

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Highlights from the Ottawa Summer Solstice Powwow

Written by at June 30, 2015

Every year, people come from all over to attend the Summer Solstice Aboriginal Arts Festival in Ottawa. It’s a three day event which features family-friendly entertainment, food, art and of …

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Aboriginal Day Pow Wow 2015 – Medicine Hat

Written by at June 30, 2015

June 21st is designated as National Aboriginal Day in Canada to recognize and celebrate the cultures of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. Saamis Aboriginal Employment and …

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Morongo Band interested in acquiring Colt gun manufacturer

Written by at June 30, 2015

The iconic company declared bankruptcy earlier this month and owes $500 million to creditors.

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Gila River Indian Community files suit to protect sacred place

Written by at June 30, 2015

The South Mountain Freeway would cut through the South Mountains over the tribe’s objections.

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Lac Du Flambeau Band man sentenced for abusing young girls

Written by at June 30, 2015

Edward Joseph Peterson will serve seven years in federal prison on top of a four-year sentence for abuse in the state of Wisconsin.

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Ponca Tribe sends twelve youth to White House conference

Written by at June 30, 2015

The young tribal members accepted the Generation Indigenous challenge and created the Ponca Pantry to collect food, clothing and other items for elders.

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Lobbyists met at White House to discuss federal recognition

Written by at June 30, 2015

Lobbyists for the Morongo Band of California and aides to Sen. Patrick Murphy (D-Connecticut) argued against a prior version of the rule.

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Alaska Native man finally out on parole in 1997 homicide case

Written by at June 30, 2015

Four men were convicted of a crime they insist they did not commit and are seeking a new trial.

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Gyasi Ross gets nod for ‘Marlon Brando’ single off new release

Written by at June 30, 2015

The attorney and author is garnering critical praise for ISSKOOTSIK, his first release.

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BIA adopts new policy regarding federal recognition process

Written by at June 30, 2015

All groups seeking recognition, clarification or affirmation of their status must follow the same rules.

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Washington governor supports repatriation of Kennewick Man

Written by at June 30, 2015

Pacific Northwest tribes have been waiting nearly two decades to rebury an ancestor who has been linked to them by DNA.

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Joyous Celebration: Feting Canada With Indigenous Song, Dance and Art

Written by at June 30, 2015

Drumbeats thundered around the inner harbor in the heart of picturesque Victoria, British Columbia….

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20 More Glorious Portraits of Native Americans by Ryan Red Corn

Written by at June 30, 2015

It was almost exactly one year ago that we featured portrait photography by Ryan Red Corn, Osage, a creative force in Indian country who is already well known as a graphic desig…

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BIA releases scoping report for Coquille Tribe Class II facility

Written by at June 30, 2015

The document comes as another community seeks to participate in the review process for the $26 million Cedars at Bear Creek.

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Editorial: Extend Class III casino compact with Seminole Tribe

Written by at June 30, 2015

It is the best way to keep a lid on the spread of gambling in the state and ensure the state will continue to receive a cut of the Seminoles’ gambling operations.

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Pojoaque Pueblo at critical juncture with Class III gaming deal

Written by at June 30, 2015

The compact expires at midnight tonight and Gov. Susana Martinez (R) contends the tribe’s casinos will be operating illegally without a new agreement.

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Yvette Roubideaux: Making progress at Indian Health Service

Written by at June 30, 2015

I joined the Indian Health Service knowing that there was much work to do and there were no quick fixes available.

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Native Cooking: Is It Chowder, or Chowdah?

Written by at June 30, 2015

No matter how you say it or spell it, chowder, is still one of my favorite foods.

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Neil Young Rocks Monsanto

Written by at June 30, 2015

Canadian ex-pat Neil Young, known for his support of the First Nations’ efforts to stop environmental depredations in the tar sands and to keep families on farms in the U.S….

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Sacred Mountain Blockade: Protectors Halt Construction on Mauna Kea

Written by at June 30, 2015

Not since the United States forced annexation of Hawaii in 1897 have traditional Hawaiians come together in such solidarity.

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Local leaders talk Tohono O’odham Nation casino controversy

Written by at June 30, 2015

The tribe is back in court in hopes of ensuring the controversial West Valley Resort opens later this year as planned.

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Sault Tribe protected by sovereign immunity in casino dispute

Written by at June 30, 2015

Congress did not waive tribal sovereign immunity in bankruptcy proceedings, a federal judge ruled earlier this month.

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