Oneida Nation to Donate Indian Country Today Media Network Assets to NCAI

Written by at October 4, 2017

The Oneida Indian Nation is donating the ICTMN organization’s assets to the leading national Native American advocacy organization.

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The Power of Cherokee Women

Written by at September 19, 2017

A tragic story of European conquest and resulting spiritual confusion.

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, September 3, 2017

Written by at September 3, 2017

Savannah Greywind, Freedmen and heinous Hurricane Harvey predominated during the Week That Was in Indian country, September 3, 2017.

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California Tribes Form Cannabis Association

Written by at September 3, 2017

California tribes have created the California Native American Cannabis Association to approach cannabis cultivation with tribal sovereignty in mind.

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Painting in Moscow: Cheyenne-Arapaho Artist Talks Traveling Russia With Buryat People

Written by at August 29, 2017

This month Brent Learned likely became the first Cheyenne Arapaho artist, if not the first-ever Native American artist, to paint live in Moscow’s Red Square. Sporting a t-shirt representing his tribe, he illustrated the famous silhouette of towering red cobblestone buildings. He painted his interpretation of Lenin’s tomb and Saint Basil’s Cathedral.

Learned Red Square

Courtesy Learned

Learned sketches Red Square.

Learned is the visionary founder behind Native Pop and Native American Body of Art.

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 27, 2017

Written by at August 27, 2017

Pardoning a racist, the search for a missing mother, and a nationally recognized young Navajo poet—all this and more in Indian country August 27.

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ETP Sues Greenpeace, Red Warrior Camp

Written by at August 26, 2017

Energy Transfer Partners is suing Greenpeace, the Red Warrior Camp and other environmental groups for their participation in the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.

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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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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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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 20, 2017

Written by at August 20, 2017

A Charlottesville turning point, a Standing Rock shout-out, and a Jane Doe cold case, all captured attention in Indian country during The Week That Was for August 20, 2017.

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NAJA Announces 2017 Award Winners

Written by at August 17, 2017

More than 700 entries were submitted for the 2017 NAJA awards, and when the judges were through voting, ICMN netted 30 awards.

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‘40 Under 40’ Natives Named! National Center to Honor its Tenth Class of Awardees

Written by at August 15, 2017

Names of the “Native American 40 under 40” award winners have been released. This marks the 10th anniversary of 40 Under 40. Including 2017’s tenth class of honorees, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development will have recognized 400 total emerging American Indians from across Indian country.

The National Center will honor the 2017 class 40 under 40 award recipients during its inaugural Northwest Enterprise Development Conference at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip,

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Alaska Needs More Alaska Native Teachers

Written by at August 13, 2017

In order to train more Alaska Native teachers, the University of Alaska Southeast offers the PITAAS scholarship program.

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Pueblo-owned Keres Consulting Forms Strategic Partnership Aimed at Winning Federal Contracts to Cleanup Navajo Uranium Mines

Written by at August 11, 2017

A new joint venture unites two Albuquerque, New Mexico-based companies—one Native American-owned company with expertise in environmental services and working directly with tribes, and one that has spent several decades invested in major environmental cleanup programs.

The Pueblo of Acoma-owned Keres Consulting, Inc. (Keres) has teamed up with Eberline Services, Inc. (Eberline Services), a radiological and environmental services provider, to create Keres Eberline Joint Venture, positioned to respond to federal environmental program opportunities set-aside for Native-owned businesses.

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Sealaska Heritage Institute Welcomes ‘One of a Kind’ Ancestor Home

Written by at August 11, 2017

A Seattle family has donated a “one of a kind” Chilkat robe to the Sealaska Heritage Institute, which will hold a ceremony celebrating it on August 26.

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Valiant Perseids Confront Exuberant Moonlight

Written by at August 11, 2017

The Perseid meteors will be partially drowned out by moonlight, and reports of their epic-ness are much exaggerated.

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OECD Grades Indigenous Education in Canada

Written by at August 10, 2017

Canada is on the right track with indigenous education, but it is lurching forward, a new international report says.

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Rezlist.org: Buy, Sell or Trade on the Craigslist-like Marketplace for the Navajo Reservation

Written by at August 10, 2017

Four Corners residents have a new tool to buy, sell or trade products and services. The online marketplace Rezlist.org creates a space where the public can post new or used items for sale, services, and job openings, as well as events and public information.

Rezlist founder Edward Chato-Seaton, a Navajo Nation member, conceived the idea for the platform when he was looking for parts for his 1976 Chevy Nova from his home in Kayenta,

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Canada Marks International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Written by at August 9, 2017

Reflections on the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, during the tenth after U.N. rights declaration.

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New Hires Roundup: Four Female Executives Named to Lead Tribal Enterprises & Casinos

Written by at August 9, 2017

New Hires Roundup: Four Female Executives Named to Lead Tribal Enterprises & Casinos

Business and gaming industry veterans were appointed to top-level positions at tribally owned enterprises and casinos this year for both their experience and “empowerment, passion and perseverance.” This round-up of four new hires happens to be a venerable, all-female lineup, representative of the growing number of women assuming CEO and other executive level positions at tribal corporations, as well as in the historically male-dominant gaming world.

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Native History: Commemorating Battle of the Badlands 153rd Anniversary

Written by at August 7, 2017

Today marks the beginning of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of the Badlands, which began on August 7, 1864 between General Sully and the Sioux.

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Video: The American Indian College Fund Has a Message for Mark Zuckerberg

Written by at August 7, 2017

Dr. Cheryl Crazy Bull, president and CEO of the American Indian College Fund tells Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg that “education is the answer.”

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 6, 2017

Written by at August 6, 2017

Native movies make a mark, a lawsuit looms on behalf of the delisted Yellowstone grizzly, and more in Indian country the week preceding August 6.

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Wind River’s Martin Sensmeier Stars on Cover of New Issue of Indian Country Magazine

Written by at August 6, 2017

Indian Country magazine’s third issue, the Aug-Sep 2017 Special Hot Lists edition, features actor Martin Sensmeier on the cover and an extensive interview.

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Explore AHIMA’s Coding Basics Program

Written by at August 5, 2017

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