Rare Arizona Meteorite Receives Apache Name

Written by at June 24, 2017

A meteorite that fell near the town of Cibecue, on White Mountain Apache land in Arizona, has the Apache name of Dishchii’bikoh Ts’iłsǫǫsé Tsee.

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Wokini: A New Beginning For Tribes; Opportunity For President Trump

Written by at June 24, 2017

President Trump has an opportunity to establish a new Indian policy based on jobs and economic development with the upcoming farm bill.

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Red Warrior Camp Speaks

Written by at June 23, 2017

The Intercept’s surveillance reports are not surprising, but it won’t stop the Red Warrior Camp from fighting to protect water for all, the group says in a statement.

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Coaching to Build Confident Parents, Health, Successful Families

Written by at June 17, 2017

For many new parents, especially new mothers, being understood, listened to and respected is important and can set the stage for a trusting relationship.

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Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River

Written by at June 17, 2017

It is critical to understand what is causing low levels of Colorado River water so water managers can make realistic water use and conservation plans.

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Gila River Tribes’ Water Win in Court

Written by at June 17, 2017

Two tribes dependent on the Gila River won water rights in U.S. District Court in Washington.

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Shortage of Native American Doctors Creates Concerns

Written by at June 9, 2017

Dena Wilson always knew she wanted to be a physician, but there is a serious shortage of Native American doctors on Turtle Island; many programs exist to change that.

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Water Hole: No Running Water on Navajo Nation Reservation

Written by at June 6, 2017

Water Hole: No Running Water on Navajo Nation Reservation

People drive dozens of miles on parts of the Navajo Nation just to get water, with perhaps 40 percent of residents without running water.

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The Resistance of Peruvian Coffee

Written by at June 5, 2017

Peru is typically known for having some of the best coffee in the world, but things are changing in the area and coca is taking over.

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A Brief Escape With a Prison Pow Wow

Written by at June 4, 2017

Colvilles integral in inmates hosted pow wow in Walla Walla’s medium security prison, May 5

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Oil Industry Power Is Slithering Away

Written by at May 31, 2017

With companies in decline, prices dropping and fuel-efficient vehicles on the rise, the power of the oil industry may be ebbing.

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Amid Life and Death Risks, Brazil’s Land Defenders Stand Firm

Written by at May 31, 2017

Amid the corruption scandals and violence in Brazil are the threatened land defenders, here’s a snapshot of the lives of a few that live in Pará, Peru.

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The Rising Homegrown Terror Threat On the Right

Written by at May 30, 2017

The growing domestic menace of violence from America’s far-right wing deserves more attention than it’s getting and is a more significant threat of terror.

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A Closer Examination of What Betsy DeVos Said About The Education Budget Cuts

Written by at May 27, 2017

Betsy DeVos spoke before Congress on May 24 about the proposed budget cuts to the education budget with a common political rhetoric.

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Rebel Road Expansion Brings Deforestation to Remote Colombian Amazon

Written by at May 26, 2017

Critics worry that construction to expand the road to Miraflores will result in environmental damage by increasing deforestation along the road.

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The Dakota Access Pipeline Threat: By the Numbers

Written by at May 25, 2017

A data analyst set out to gauge the threat from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and was surprised by how frequent spills are.

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May 23 Was a Day in Resistance History: The Beginning of the Trail of Tears

Written by at May 24, 2017

Eight years after the U.S. government passed the Indian Removal Act, the Cherokee Nation was devastated by internment camps and the Trail of Tears.

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Navajo Nation School Focuses on Language Revitalization

Written by at May 24, 2017

A Navajo Nation elementary immersion school is teaching Native American students Diné language and culture in an effort to revitalize the language.

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Video Games Encourage Indigenous Cultural Expression

Written by at May 23, 2017

When done right, video games have the potential to be self-determined spaces, where indigenous people can express themselves on their own terms.

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Gender Gap Closing In STEM Careers

Written by at May 19, 2017

The gender gap in STEM careers is closing; with some states employing 2-2.5 men to every woman in a STEM-related field, but STEM needs more women, especially Native women.

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Solar Will Not Absorb Navajo Generating Station Job Loss

Written by at May 19, 2017

The Navajo Generating Station could be replaced by solar, but it won’t replace the 3,000 jobs in the power plant and Kayenta Mine.

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Dark Tourism, Aboriginal Imprisonment and the ‘Prison Tree’ That Wasn’t

Written by at May 16, 2017

The Derby boab tree has become a major attraction – visited by local and international tourists – for its prison tree myth that started in 1948.

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Ranchers and Tribes Unite Once Again to Fight Keystone XL

Written by at May 9, 2017

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and landowners reignite their fight against the newly revived Keystone XL pipeline’s route through Nebraska.

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Hopi Reservation High School Investigates Special Education

Written by at May 7, 2017

Hopi Junior/Senior High School, on the Hopi Reservation in Northern Arizona, is investigating its special education program.

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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Exhibit Attracting Crowds to Heard Museum

Written by at May 5, 2017

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibit attracting crowds at Heard Museum, its only North American stop on tour.

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