Arts

Institutional Change II: Domestic, Dependent Nations Lose Rights

Written by at March 25, 2017

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A look at two invented statuses tied together in history – the corporate persons and those described as domestic, dependent nations.

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Rep. Tom O’Halleran’s Goal: ‘Working With People’

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Tom O’Halleran traveled an unusual road from a rough Chicago neighborhood to the representative from Arizona’s 1st Congressional District.

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Seneca Gaming Compact: Money for Nothing Ends for New York

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Tensions may ramp up in 2017 as the end of the Seneca gaming compact with New York approaches. No more money for nothing for the state.

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The Latest Classy and Tasty Products From Northwest Native America

Written by at March 23, 2017

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SEATTLE – Traditional foods with a twist. Snack bites from Tlingit country, made from coho salmon and spruce tips. Affordable art by a famous Northwest Coast Native artist (and it comes with chocolate!). Here are some very cool products that have emerged recently from Northwest Native America.

Art and chocolate: Three chocolate tins offered by noted Canadian chocolatier Rogers’ Chocolates feature art by Richard Hunt, the Kwaguilth artist and member of the Hunt family of artists.

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The Deep State Civil War

Written by at March 23, 2017

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Is the Trump administration on the wrong side of a Deep State conspiracy? depends on who you ask.

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World Water Day: Standing With Water Protectors Everywhere

Written by at March 22, 2017

With World Water Day upon us, join in a synchronized meditation at a water source near you, or watch the film ‘Water Is Life: You Are What You Drink’ online.

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New Mexico Nonprofits, Tribe Unite to Empower Native Youth Leaders, Entrepreneurs

Written by at March 22, 2017

Inspiring ambition in youth often boils down to exposure to the right role models, resources and encouraging environments.

An upcoming summit in New Mexico will connect Native youth with tribal leaders and successful Native business owners. Students will have the opportunity to network with tribal and community partners and access to resources that can lead to scholarships, mentorships, internships and jobs.

The Native American Youth Empowerment Symposium (NYES) takes place Wednesday,

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One World, Many Voices: Pictorial History of Canyon Records

Written by at March 22, 2017

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Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix is inviting the public to its premiere exhibit, One World, Many Voices: The Artistry of Canyon Records.

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New Facilities and Polar Bears at Iḷisaġvik College

Written by at March 22, 2017

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Pearl Kiyawn Brower, president of Iḷisaġvik College, contends with running a tribal college on the North Slope of Alaska—which can mean polar bears and dealing with older facilities.

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Phoenix Indian Center Honors Ernie Stevens, Sr., With Spirit of Community Award

Written by at March 21, 2017

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For his service, commitment, and dedication to the greater good of the American Indian community, Ernest (“Ernie”) L. Stevens, Sr., will be honored by the Phoenix Indian Center with the 2017 Leon Grant Spirit of the Community Award. His son, Ernie Stevens, Jr., chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, will accept the honor at the 34th Annual Silver & Turquoise Ball on his father’s behalf.

This year’s ball celebrates the Center’s 70 years of service to the valley’s American Indian community.

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Indigenous Art Exhibit in D.C. – Decolonizing Alaska, Challenges Colonial Definitions

Written by at March 21, 2017

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Traveling to D.C.? A new Indigenous Art Exhibit, ‘Decolonizing Alaska’ questions colonial ideas of today’s modern indigenous people

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Institutional Change I: Domestic, Dependent Nations Invented in 1831

Written by at March 21, 2017

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The status of domestic, dependent nations was incoherent in the beginning and has only become more incoherent over time.

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Young Lakota Entrepreneurs Create Sweet Business Idea – 1400 lbs of Honey Sold! – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow…

Written by at March 21, 2017

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Young Lakota Entrepreneurs Create Sweet Business Idea – 1400 lbs of Honey Sold!The Honey Lodge Youth Enterprise is what happens when brilliant minds come together and think outside the box! The Native American Advocacy Program (NAAP), a non-profit organization that serves Rosebud Indian Reservation, was facing a lack of funding for their…..

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Moapa Band a Front-Runner in Clean Energy: First Utility-Scale Solar Plant on Tribal Land

Written by at March 20, 2017

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Roughly 30 miles north of Las Vegas, shovels broke earth on March 17 to pave way for 3.2 million solar panels to cover 25 million square feet (that’s 450 NFL football fields). The Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project will be the first-ever utility-scale solar power plant on tribal land.

First Solar Inc. and the Moapa Band of Paiutes joined forces for the 250-megawatt solar farm on the 72,000-acre Moapa River Indian Reservation.

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The Affordable Care Act Repeal: A Road Natives Shoud Not Be Forced to Go Down

Written by at March 20, 2017

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The health status of Native peoples has consistently lagged behind other U.S. populations, but the Affordable Care Act was improving the conditions.

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Tribes Say VA Not Doing Enough for Homeless Indian Veterans

Written by at March 20, 2017

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Tribes have been complaining that one of two federal agencies supposed to be battling the issue of homeless Indian veterans is falling short.

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Pocahontas Death Day Celebrations in England

Written by at March 19, 2017

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English citizens devote themselves to a year of festivities to celebrate the Pocahontas 400 – Peace and Reconciliation project.

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Remember the Sequester? Trump Budget Would Make Those the Good Old Days

Written by at March 18, 2017

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Remember the sequester? Ah, the good old days. The new Trump Administration budget is short on details, but clear on direction.

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Kaiser Ninth in Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race: Other Alaska Natives in Top 25

Written by at March 17, 2017

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Victories and tragic dog losses at 978-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race’s 758-mile mark. Kaiser holds ninth position.

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Mike Pence, You’ve Got Mail!

Written by at March 17, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence was in the hot seat recently. It was confirmed that Pence used a private email account through AOL to conduct public business.

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Denise Martin’s Painted Ponies LLC Gives Tribal Casinos a Competitive Advantage

Written by at March 17, 2017

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Denise Martin, a proud Pokagon Potawatomi, spearheads major events, books top entertainment, secures covetable promotional products, and offers marketing consulting to tribal casinos from coast to coast.

In January 2017, Martin founded Painted Ponies, LLC, a 100-percent Native-owned and -operated marketing and entertainment business based in Niles, Michigan, near the Pokagon government offices in Dowagiac.

After graduating from Saint Mary’s at Notre Dame, Martin worked in various industries,

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Australia’s Response to the Doctrine of Discovery

Written by at March 17, 2017

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The Australian Delegation at the 2012 UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues did what many governments do when it comes to the Doctrine of Discovery.

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Native Sun News Today Editorial: Native people have the most to fear from Donald Trump’s reign

Written by at March 17, 2017

Native Americans probably have much more to fear than any other American from this man who considered Indians his enemy when their casinos put him out of business.

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SCIA Staff Director Anthony Walters to Lead National American Indian Housing Council

Written by at March 16, 2017

The staff director and chief counsel to Senator Jon Tester for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA) has been appointed to lead the National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC). The NAIHC supports Native communities in their self-determined goals to provide culturally relevant and quality, affordable housing for their people.

Anthony (Tony) Walters, a member of the Cherokee Nation, will begin his new role as NAIHC executive director on April 3,

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Trumping Down the Memory Hole With President Trump

Written by at March 16, 2017

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President Trump has profited greatly from an electorate with the attention span of so many fruit flies. The post Trumping Down the Memory Hole With President Trump appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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