Spotlight on these Two Kids for Native Heritage Month!

Written by at November 30, 2015

Check out these two outstanding youth were featured on Time For Kids’ website this past month for Native Heritage Month! First up is Rito Lopez Jr. (Pima/Apache/Arikara/Hidatsa/Mandan) who won first …

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What Do Native Americans Think of Thanksgiving?

Written by at November 30, 2015

You’ve probably seen these Cut videos pop up in your newsfeed from time to time, such as the 100 Years of Beauty in 1-Minute, or the American Kids Try Food …

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BuzzFeed’s Back! ‘Native Americans Review Thanksgiving Storybooks’

Written by at November 30, 2015

It’s that time of year where you cringe at the thought of hearing the same tired Thanksgiving myth over and over. Unfortunately this myth is ingrained in young minds early …

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Famous Native American Portrayals in the Movies

Written by at November 30, 2015

Some our most famous Native people in history have had their life stories immortalized on the big screen, here are a few people you might know and who played them, …

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Funding Cut: Sioux Falls Mita Maske Ti Ki Violence Shelter Could Close

Written by at November 30, 2015

My Sister Friend’s House—Mita Maske Ti Ki, in the Lakota language—has sheltered Native and non-…

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VIDEOS: The Bad and Good News in Indian Country: A White House Overview

Written by at November 30, 2015

On November 5th, the 7th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference took place in Washington, D.C….

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In NYC, Native American Students Celebrate Indigenous Films, Filmmakers

Written by at November 30, 2015

Let’s talk Native American Heritage Month 2015 – because it ends today. And let’s talk indigenous filmmaking, and New York City….

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'Dances With Wolves' 25 Years Later: Has Hollywood Improved on Its Portrayal of Indians?

Written by at November 30, 2015

Twenty-five years ago, Dances with Wolves created a watershed. After decades of cowboy-and-Indian Westerns, many believed that Hollywood finally showed a human dimensio…

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Funding Cut: Sioux Falls Shelter for Victims of Violence and Trafficking May Close

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My Sister Friend’s House—Mita Maske Ti Ki, in the Lakota language—has sheltered Native and non-…

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Wisdom of the Elders to Film Oregon Tribal Nations for Their Climate & Native Wisdom Series

Written by at November 30, 2015

Wisdom of the Elders has just launched its campaign for the next films and radio programs in a series documenting environmental and climate changes from the perspective of triba…

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How Much Will Climate Change Cost?

Written by at November 30, 2015

The world’s leaders are in France over the next couple of weeks to debate what ought to be done about climate change….

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Brigid Harrison: Lenni-Lenape Nation battles for recognition

Written by at November 30, 2015

A lawsuit filed in July by members of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation against the State of New Jersey alleges that the Christie administration is denying the tribe’s members civil rights by withdrawing recognition of the tribe.

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Three Sisters Flavor Thanksgiving Day Google Doodle

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This year’s Thanksgiving Google Doodle was the first Native American one featured by Google….

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Cahuilla Band's Mountain Sky Travel Center Open for Business

Written by at November 30, 2015

Travelers through Riverside County in southern California will have easy access to a gas station, smoke shop, convenience store and fast food at the newly opened Mountain Sky Tr…

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Jamul Indian Village slated to open $390M casino in July 2016

Written by at November 30, 2015

The Hollywood Casino Jamul will be the closest tribal gaming facility to San Diego, California.

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Official in Paraguay fired for kicking Indian woman in stomach

Written by at November 30, 2015

President Horacio Cartes fired Jorge Servin after he was seen on a video kicking the woman, who was taking part in a protest.

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Supreme Court throws wrench into Native Hawaiian election

Written by at November 30, 2015

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy issued an order that blocks the counting of votes in an election that’s restricted to Native Hawaiians.

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Alice Soscia: Connecticut tribes share wealth with community

Written by at November 30, 2015

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribal Council are making headlines for their efforts to build a new casino and preserve Connecticut jobs, but at United Way, we know them as some of our most dedicated community partners.

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Stay on TRACK to Prevent Blindness From Diabetes

Written by at November 30, 2015

Understanding Diabetic Eye Disease

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Fairbanks Four Hearings Over, Now the Wait Begins

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Almost 20 years after separate juries convicted them of a beating death they say they never committed, four Alaska Nati…

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The Next Generation of Zealous, Intolerant Crusaders

Written by at November 30, 2015

An interesting fact has emerged from the recent jihadist rampage in Paris is the age of the attackers.

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Bobbi Rose Nez: Big Brothers Big Sisters reaches Native youth

Written by at November 30, 2015

encourage all adults, particularly males, in the Native American community to rise to the challenge and volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters.

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Terry Brunner: Helping tribal communities build an economy

Written by at November 30, 2015

During the last seven years, we’ve heard from a veritable plethora of experts as to how best help New Mexico recover from the recession.

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Native Sun News: Lakota swimmers promote healthy lifestyles

Written by at November 30, 2015

Swim Week participants serve as year-long ambassadors for health by incorporating changes into their own lives, developing community programs, and sharing their experiences with family, friends, and community.

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Ivan Star Comes Out: Indoctrinated at an Indian boarding school

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I was virtually raised in a boarding school so the idea of expressing gratitude to a Christian Deity became embedded in my consciousness.

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