Clues From History: Why Donald J. Trump’s Presidency Is Over

Written by at August 23, 2017

Trump lost what was left of his ability to govern. There are clues, and the record is mixed. Many state governments have reached that point of chaos.

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Sarah Eagle Heart Awarded NGen Leadership Award

Written by at August 23, 2017

Native Americans in Philanthropy CEO Sarah Eagle Heart, Oglala Lakota, has dedicated her career working to inspire action, healing and justice. Eagle Heart was recently recognized by Independent Sector and American Express as the recipient of The 2017 NGen Leadership Award, which honors nonprofit and philanthropic community leaders under the age of 40, demonstrating transformative impact in addressing society’s toughest challenges.

Following her receipt of the award,

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Auth Native American Indian Cut Beaded Key Chain Leather Fringe Tavaepont Ute – eBay find of the week

Written by at August 23, 2017

Auth Native American Indian Cut Beaded Key Chain Leather Fringe Tavaepont Ute – eBay find of the week

Auth Native American Indian Cut Beaded Key Chain Leather Fringe Tavaepont Ute – eBay find of the weekAuth Native American Indian Cut Beaded Key Chain Leather Fringe Tavaepont Ute Fantastic one of a kind key ring from my personal collection.  Beaded in the late 70’s or early 80’s by Marie Taveapont (Now deceased).   Marie was a Northern…..

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The Conversation: Lessons in indigenous consultation from Canada’s highest court

Written by at August 23, 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada's recent decisions contain key lessons to ensure that Indigenous rights are recognized and respected in the future.

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Miss Native American USA Announces New Venue and 6th Annual Scholarship Pageant

Written by at August 23, 2017

Promoting positivity and strength of young Native women: And a new venue for the 6th annual Miss Native American USA pageant

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YES! Magazine: Indigenous activists pressure banks to stop funding pipelines

Written by at August 23, 2017

Led by indigenous leaders and environmental groups, climate activists gathered outside branches of JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo in downtown Seattle, Washington, to protest their financing of tar sands pipelines

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Cronkite News: President Trump trashes Sen. McCain as crowds flock to rally in Arizona

Written by at August 23, 2017

President Donald Trump returned to Arizona for the first time since the election, flinging heat about illegal immigration, the media and Arizona’s elected leaders.

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Native Women Missing Murdered Never Forget

Written by at August 23, 2017

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about missing and murdered Native women.

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The Sad Tale of the Man in Dress Blues

Written by at August 23, 2017

A sad tale of a Marine and his dress blues, and his return home to the Navajo Nation.

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Can Ayahuasca Alleviate Depression and Poverty?

Written by at August 23, 2017

The medicinal properties of ayahuasca, a hallucinogen found deep in the Peruvian Amazon that is brewed into a tea, are becoming more attractive to Western users and scientists.

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The True California Mission Story

Written by at August 23, 2017

A chat with Michelle Lorimer, author of Resurrecting the Past: The California Mission Myth, dishes about her retelling of California history.

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Kalispel Tribe Plans Big Expansions

Written by at August 23, 2017

Kalispel Tribe Plans Big Expansions

The Kalispel Tribe is going all out to expand and improve its holdings on the West Plains, just west of downtown Spokane, Washington.

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Seneca Nation slams governor of New York for repeatedly putting off gaming meetings

Written by at August 23, 2017

The Seneca Nation is firing back at the governor of New York for refusing to sit down and discuss gaming issues.

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White Earth Nation faces longer environmental review of third gaming facility

Written by at August 23, 2017

The White Earth Nation is facing a longer wait on plans for a new casino after a Minnesota.county voted to require a stronger environmental review of the project.

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Wealthy backers of Dakota Access claim opponents caused ‘billions’ in losses

Written by at August 23, 2017

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline are taking aim at some of the biggest opponents of the controversial project in a lawsuit that claims their efforts caused ‘billions of dollars’ in damages.

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Donald Trump supporter ‘Michael the Black Man’ offers odd views on Cherokee Nation and slavery

Written by at August 23, 2017

A fervent supporter of President Donald Trump is drawing attention on social media and in news outlets for his bizarre and unfounded claims about the origins of slavery in America.

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Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation welcomes all to annual holiday in Oklahoma

Written by at August 23, 2017

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker invites all to celebrate the tribe’s people, history and culture at its annual holiday.

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Activists Smash 200-year-old Statue to Christopher Columbus

Written by at August 22, 2017

A group of activists in Baltimore, Maryland, smashed a monument to Christopher Columbus saying he “initiated a centuries-old wave of terrorism.”

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Cronkite News: Officials emphasize safety as President Trump returns to Arizona for rally

Written by at August 22, 2017

Local law enforcement leaders, school officials and businesses are bracing for President Donald Trump’s visit to Arizona, with public officials saying they are calmly working to avoid violent clashes between supporters and counter-protesters.

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Steven Newcomb: History center hides the truth about colonization in California

Written by at August 22, 2017

The San Diego History Center ought to tell the truth about the Spanish mission system’s sadism and forced, unpaid forced Indian labor, Steven Newcomb writes on Indian Country Media Network.

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Appeals court affirms conviction in Northern Cheyenne Tribe manslaughter case

Written by at August 22, 2017

A citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe can be prosecuted by tribal and federal authorities for the same crime because they are separate sovereigns, a federal appeals court ruled.

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Puyallup elder Nancy Shippentower pens tribute to the late warrior Dick Gregory

Written by at August 22, 2017

Dick Gregory was a warrior who sacrificed powerfully for Native people, Nancy Shippentower of the Puyallup Tribe writes in a letter shared on Indian Country Media Network.

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Gyasi Ross: Vice failed to ask Native people for thoughts about Mount Rushmore

Written by at August 22, 2017

Gyasi Ross pens a response on Indian Country Media Network to VICE editor Wilbert Cooper regarding his article, ‘Let’s Blow Up Mt. Rushmore,’

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The Santa Fe Zohi Gallery: Amazing Native Art and a Virtual Standing Rock Bicycle Tour

Written by at August 22, 2017

A Standing Rock Virtual Experience, Native Art, Photography and film, check out the Native-owned and operated Zohi Gallery

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Interested In Journalism: Apply for a NAJA Scholarship

Written by at August 22, 2017

Native American students who either plan on studying or are studying journalism should consider applying for a NAJA scholarship; applications are due soon.

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