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Native Nerd Movie Review: Black Panther Slashes at Colonialism Using More than Vibranium

Written by at February 20, 2018

A Native Nerd review of ‘Black Panther’ – By Native American journalist and movie critic Vincent Schilling

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Offensive Or Not? ‘Black Panther’ Fictional Wakanda Translates as ‘God’ to Some Tribes

Written by at February 20, 2018

Offensive Or Not? ‘Black Panther’ Fictional Wakanda Translates as ‘God’ to Some Tribes

The fictional Wakanda in Blank Panther is pronounced identically to the Osage and Kaw Nation’s word for ‘God’ or ‘Creator.’

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Graceful Puppetry and Native Actors Combine in ‘Ajijaak on Turtle Island’

Written by at January 24, 2018

Ajijaak on Turtle Island: Jim Henson’s daughter Heather Henson combines elegant puppetry with Native storytelling The post Graceful Puppetry and Native Actors Combine in ‘Ajijaak on Turtle Island’ appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Strange Inheritance Episode Features 250,000 Indian Arrowheads Once Denied to John Wayne

Written by at January 19, 2018

Over 250,000 Native arrowheads may be the largest private collection ever left in an inheritance

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Oklahoma City Theatre Company Announces Open Call For Scripts: Deadline February 15

Written by at January 19, 2018

Oklahoma City Theatre Company Announces Open Call For Scripts: Deadline February 15

Oklahoma City Theatre Company Native American New Play Festival has announced an open call for scripts

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Native Actor Wes Studi Talks About His Role as Chief Yellowhawk in ‘Hostiles’

Written by at January 19, 2018

Native Actor Wes Studi Talks About His Role as Chief Yellowhawk in ‘Hostiles’

“We are all Hostiles.” Wes Studi talks with Indian Country Today about his role as Chief Yellowhawk.

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20th Anniversary Screening of ‘Smoke Signals’ and 8 Indigenous-Made Films Premiering at Sundance

Written by at January 12, 2018

20th Anniversary Screening of ‘Smoke Signals’ and 8 Indigenous-Made Films Premiering at Sundance

Hey Victor! Sundance Film Festival will be screening ‘Smoke Signals’ on the movies’ 20th Anniversary

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Hostiles Movie Review: A Profound Respect For Native Culture, A Gut Punch of Reality

Written by at January 11, 2018

A review of the gut punching film ‘Hostiles’ by Native American journalist Vincent Schilling The post Hostiles Movie Review: A Profound Respect For Native Culture, A Gut Punch of Reality appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Steve Reevis, Blackfeet Actor from ‘Last of the Dogmen,’ ‘Geronimo,’ has died at 55

Written by at December 8, 2017

Native actor Steve Reevis has passed away at 56. Family is also asking for support on GoFundMe for funeral expenses.

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Keystone Pipeline Spills 210,000 Gallons of Oil in Amherst, South Dakota

Written by at November 17, 2017

Keystone Pipeline Spills 210,000 Gallons of Oil in Amherst, South Dakota

210,000 gallons or 5,000 barrels of oil have spilled from the TransCanada Keystone Pipeline in a northeast part of South Dakota.

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Nammy 2017 Special Performances Include Gary Farmer and Joseph FireCrow Tribute

Written by at October 4, 2017

Nammy 2017 Special Performances Include Gary Farmer and Joseph FireCrow Tribute

The 2017 Nammys, hosted by Ernie Stevens, will feature Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers Oct. 14th

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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 Fight Against Pro Football, Inc.: 25 Years of Reversing Injustice and Raising Awareness

Written by at September 4, 2017

An interview with Suzan Shown Harjo on the eve of the 25th anniversary of start of a legal battle to end the racist nickname of the Washington football team

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The Fight Against Pro Football, Inc.: 25 Years of Reversing Injustice and Raising Awareness

Written by at September 4, 2017

An interview with Suzan Shown Harjo on the eve of the 25th anniversary of start of a legal battle to end the racist nickname of the Washington football team

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Water Protector Legal Update: NoDAPL and Line 3

Written by at September 4, 2017

As of July, a total of 499 cases remain open regarding the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, according to reports.

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Water Protector Legal Update: NoDAPL and Line 3

Written by at September 4, 2017

As of July, a total of 499 cases remain open regarding the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, according to reports.

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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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White Supremacy (‘Ascendancy’) Is the Basis of US Federal Indian Law

Written by at September 3, 2017

White Supremacy (‘Ascendancy’) Is the Basis of US Federal Indian Law

As long as we keep calling an idea system of domination ‘the law,’ we will continue to be controlled and dominated by the system of white supremacy.

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Faith, Family, Fiesta Pan-Indian Culture

Written by at September 3, 2017

Pan-Indian culture thrives on a shared heritage of endurance, success, and salvation for all Natives who choose to embrace it.

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Is Indian Market Too Big or Too Small?

Written by at September 3, 2017

An examination of the various undercurrents that affect the Santa Fe Indian Art Market and its participants.

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5 Things You May Not Know About Monument Valley

Written by at September 3, 2017

While Monument Valley may be one of the most recognizable vistas in the world, it is not public land; this 92,000-acre valley is operated by the Navajo Nation.

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Are Christians Afraid to Name the Doctrine of Christian Discovery?

Written by at September 3, 2017

What do we say in the face of churches covering up the religious core of the Doctrine of Christian Discovery while they criticize it?

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Vote For Your Favorite Native Indie Artist on the Native Trailblazers Music Awards

Written by at September 1, 2017

The Native Trailblazers Radio Show has announced a call for voting for their 2017 annual Native Trailblazers Music Awards.

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NIHB Tackles Mental Health Issues

Written by at September 1, 2017

The National Indian Health Board invited presenters to discuss behavioral and mental health issues at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Oklahoma.

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Native American Activist Spotlight: Angela Mooney D’Arcy

Written by at September 1, 2017

Native American activist Angela Mooney D’Arcy chose the path of protecting sacred sites through her organization, the Sacred Places Institute for Indigenous Peoples.

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