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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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Choctaw Nation: Tribal Constitutional Convention Seeks Separation of Powers

Written by at September 1, 2017

Kalyn Free, well-known Democratic tribal activist, is leading a revolution for a the separation of powers within her beloved Choctaw Nation.

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Bonnie Raitt Announces Sept. Dates in Indian Country: Co-headlining with Indigo Girls

Written by at August 31, 2017

Right off of a visit to New Zealand and Australia, 10-time Grammy Award winner Bonnie Raitt has announced a late summer run of shows in the U.S. including several stops in Indian country.

On Tuesday September 5th, Bonnie Raitt will be performing in Bismarck, ND at the Bismarck Event Center. Both Bonnie Raitt and the Indigo Girls’ Emily Saliers and Amy Ray will co-headline a benefit concert for the non-profit indigenous environmental justice organization Honor the Earth on Friday September 1st at the Bluestem Amphitheater in Moorhead,

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Fond du Lac Bridges the Digital Divide

Written by at August 31, 2017

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa are providing essential high-speed internet access to 900 homes on the reservation by fall 2018.

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Native Nations to Gather in South Dakota for Black Hills Unity Concert Sep 8-10

Written by at August 31, 2017

Black Hills Unity Concert takes place at the Elk Creek Resort from September 8th-10th in Piedmont, South Dakota

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Spotlight 29 Casino Winter Gathering Pow Wow

Written by at August 30, 2017

Plan now! The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians present their Spotlight 29 Casino Winter Pow Wow Dec. 8-10.

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The Heart of Ojibwe Language

Written by at August 30, 2017

The Heart of Ojibwe Language

Learning the Ojibwe language through the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis’s immersion class this summer was more about heart than the brain.

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Understanding Charlottesville: Driving Old Dixie Down

Written by at August 30, 2017

Charlottesville has left some people wondering how things ended up so dire, but a quick look back at this country’s history provides answers.

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Women Power! 115 Films by Indigenous Artists at imagineNATIVE with 72% Female Directors

Written by at August 30, 2017

Native women dominate this year’s imagineNATIVE, of the 115 films, 72% were made by Indigenous female directors

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The Power of Oceti Sakowin Women

Written by at August 30, 2017

Oceti Sakowin women have always occupied esteemed roles in their communities, to this day they continue to be committed to their people, the land, their relatives, and traditions.

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Long Live Language, An Interview With Mohawk Musician Dawn Avery

Written by at August 29, 2017

Long Live Language, An Interview With Mohawk Musician Dawn Avery

Grammy and NAMA-nominated Mohawk musician Dawn Avery has encourages Native musicians: ‘Express yourself!’

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