‘Heritage Markers: Local Native American History & Cultures’ – New Exhibit Opens!

Written by at July 27, 2017

‘Heritage Markers: Local Native American History & Cultures’ – New Exhibit Opens!

‘Heritage Markers: Local Native American History & Cultures’ – New Exhibit Opens!Mitchell Museum’s New Exhibit “Heritage Markers: Local Native American History & Cultures” Opens July 21st From street signs to statues, Native American heritage is all around us. Names like “Illinois,” “Chicago,” and “Wilmette” are all derived from American Indian languages……

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Inuit Victory: Canadian Supreme Court Rules Against Seismic Testing in Nunavut

Written by at July 26, 2017

For the past three years, the Inuit community of Clyde River, Nunavut, has taken legal action to stop seismic testing in their Arctic waters. This morning, in a tremendous Inuit and environmental victory, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled unanimously in their favor—that Inuit were not properly consulted on the oil exploration project in Baffin Island and Davis Strait. The decision overturns the five-year seismic testing permit issued by the National Energy Board (NEB) in 2014.

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Written by at July 26, 2017

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Toward a Native Nations Studies Curriculum in California

Written by at July 26, 2017

Toward a Native Nations Studies Curriculum in California

A new bill introduced in California for Native American studies should look closer at the Christian religious basis of the phrase, ‘Native American ethnicity.’

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Toward a Native Nations Studies Curriculum in California

Written by at July 26, 2017

Toward a Native Nations Studies Curriculum in California

A new bill introduced in California for Native American studies should look closer at the Christian religious basis of the phrase, ‘Native American ethnicity.’

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Native Voices Ignored as House Committee Ponders Changes to Indian Trust Land Policy

Written by at July 26, 2017

The generally nonpartisan Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs took a sharp turn to the right at its July 13 oversight hearing on trust land.

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Top official blamed for ‘Thursday night massacre’ at Interior Department

Written by at July 26, 2017

Jim Cason continues to wield significant power at the Department of the Interior even though he’s never been confirmed by the Senate.

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Long Time Coming: American Indian Cultural Center and Museum Taking Shape

Written by at July 26, 2017

$40 Million and 23 Years Later: The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum is now underway for 39 Oklahoma tribe histories!

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Mohegan Tribe dethrones Pechanga Band to win USA Today poll of casinos

Written by at July 26, 2017

Call it a battle of East vs. West as the Mohegan Tribe dethroned the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians to win USA Today’s poll of best casinos in the United States.

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National Monument Review Nets 1.4 Million Comments

Written by at July 26, 2017

About 1.4 million people left public comment on the plan by President Donal Trump to review the country’s national monuments.

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Fort Peck Reservation man due for sentencing in assault of 4-year-old girl

Written by at July 26, 2017

A Montana man due to be sentenced for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl on the Fort Peck Reservation.

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Word Is Not His Bond: Sen. John McCain Votes for Health Care Repeal

Written by at July 26, 2017

The senate continues to search or an answer to repeal health care while Sen. John McCain proves that his words aren’t his bond through his voting.

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Mark Trahant: Indian Country goes ignored as Senate takes up health reform

Written by at July 26, 2017

As the debate unfolds, the Senate is in a way making the case for why we need Native Americans in the legislative process.

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The Coast Salish Spirit Abides at Tribal Canoe Journey

Written by at July 26, 2017

An estimated 80 canoes are paddling towards the We Wai Kai Nation in British Columbia for the 2017 Canoe Journey. These videos share a part of the journey.

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Dakota Access firm told to stop work on pipeline after contaminating water

Written by at July 26, 2017

The Rover natural gas pipeline has been hit with a second stop work order, this time in West Virginia.

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Leaders of Colville Tribes ask citizens about returning to traditional name

Written by at July 26, 2017

The Colville Reservation got its name from a fort that was named after a Scottish businessman and leaders believe it’s time for a change.

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Institute of American Indian Arts Announces Artist-in-Residence Lineup

Written by at July 26, 2017

Institute of American Indian Arts Announces Artist-in-Residence Lineup

The Institute of American Indian Arts has 10 Native American and First Nations artists scheduled for its Artist-in-Residence program for the fall.

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Trump hire at Bureau of Indian Affairs makes big promise on tribal taxation

Written by at July 26, 2017

A senior Bureau of Indian Affairs official who was hired by the Trump administration to work on energy, economic development and related issues is making a seemingly big promise to tribes.

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Comanche Nation hails indictment against former tax commission worker

Written by at July 26, 2017

A former employee of the Comanche Nation is being accused of stealing from the Oklahoma-based tribe.

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Rosebud Sioux Tribe extends gaming compact for 11th time in five years

Written by at July 26, 2017

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe continues to operate under a gaming agreement that limits its casino to 250 slot machines.

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Steven Newcomb: Teaching students in California about true Native history

Written by at July 26, 2017

An ideal Native Studies curriculum will teach students that the Catholic system of domination resulted in a traumatic holocaust in California, Steven Newcomb writes for Indian Country Media Network.

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Tribes team up to address northern border issues at conference in August

Written by at July 26, 2017

Two tribes whose territories span the United States border with Canada have joined forces for a unique summit.

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs cancels business meeting and hearing

Written by at July 26, 2017

Partisan bickering has once again derailed the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

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Another pipeline affecting tribal communities heads toward final approval

Written by at July 26, 2017

A natural gas pipeline that would run through North Carolina and Virginia has an unusually disproportionate impact on tribal communities.

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Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association details economic benefits of casinos

Written by at July 26, 2017

Tribal casinos employ in Oklahoma employ about 28,000 people and contribute to another 42,700 jobs in the state.

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