Native American students in Montana can no longer be prohibited from wearing regalia or eagle feathers at graduation ceremonies.
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The Cherokee Nation, like the Muscogee Creek Nation where I was born and raised, is situated in what weather reporters call “tornado alley.” The thunderstorms that often birth tornados have been active this year, and Cherokees were recently reminded that those storms can cause damage without throwing off funnel clouds.
One of the poles on a stickball ground in Tahlequah sustained a direct hit by lightning leaving just a few splinters standing.
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The idea that American Indians are a unity, or one people, is a Western concept. Terms such as American Indian, Native American, Amerind, are Western terms. The people who have inhabited the Americas never understood themselves in this way, but rather referred to themselves by their nation, whether it be Dené or Hnahñu, and they maintained separate identities with very different cultures and languages. Even genetically they are different from one another, although unfortunately most genetic studies tend to lump them all together,
This Indian Country Media Network weekly pow wow planner for Apr. 28-30 includes the Harvard U. 22nd Annual Pow Wow.
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Nahko Bear: Millions of YouTube hits, Sold-Out Shows from Australia to Standing Rock: Here are Videos From the Indigenous Artist You Need to Know,
Check out the bloodthirsty Jason Momoa as the fictional Métis fur trader Declan Harp in the Netflix series, ‘Frontier’
Paul Gilk’s book is a must-read for any Native person looking to understand the origin of ‘civilization’ and its relentless assault on Native cultures.
Paul Gilk’s latest book is a must-read for any Native person interested in understanding historic causes of the dispossession of our Native peoples
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Go Native Women! All-Girl Navajo Band, Nizhoni Girls To Debut During Gathering of Nations weekend April 28th
The Climate March on April 29 in D.C. is one of 250 marches worldwide to address the concerns presented by the Trump administration’s recent policies.
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The Ak-Chin Indian Community is seeking a federal ruling to ensure that the tribe’s water rights will continue as stated by a 1984 agreement.
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Eight years prior to the famed Battle of the Greasy Grass, George Armstrong Custer and his men murdered 103 Cheyenne
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It is easy to see why Haida Gwaii, a charming archipelago off the west coast of Canada, captivated legendary artist Bill Reid as he embraced his heritage.
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Soul, Funk and Blues masters GroovaLottos will perform at Grand Entry at the Gathering Of Nations Pow wow on April 28th and also the 29th on Stage 49
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Denied food and shelter, Isabella Red Cloud, a Native Transgender woman was told to leave a shelter until she changed her dress
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Ivan Wilson-Dragswolf, 24, was killed by police in Mandan, North Dakota, on April 14. Police say Dragswolf, a U.S. Marine, approached them with a knife.
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Navajo filmmaker and photographer Pamela J. Peters can now add ‘poet’ to her list of art genres, having won Button Poetry’s best video poem of 2016.
Indian Country Media Network has launched the bi-monthly Indian Country magazine, focusing on the culture and issues affecting Native Americans today.
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SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — Four-time PGA Tour winner Notah Begay III will grace Twin Warriors Golf Club this Thursday, April 27, in honor of AMERIND Risk’s sold-out 13th Annual Protecting Tribal Families Golf Fundraiser.
Golf teams in the four-person scramble will compete across 18 holes of the award-winning Twin Warriors Golf Club’s championship course, which snakes through high desert on the Pueblo of Santa Ana in New Mexico,
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Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock and VICELAND’s RISE were two Native-themed films that premiered at New York’s 2017 Tribeca Film Festival
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The latest video in the series: Indigenous with Stacey Thunder video series highlights the spiritual power and unity at Standing Rock and #NoDAPL
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While levels of obesity and Type II diabetes are generally leveling off in the adult American Indian population, the numbers continue to be staggering.
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The future of tribal members relies on what we teach the next generation starting with Native language, because we’re more than just descendants.
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The pow-wow trail is full of superstars, Olympians, and true Champions, women’s traditional dancer Linda Standing is one of them, she comes from White Bear First Nation in Saskatchewan, she’s Dakota, Nakota, Anishinabek and Cree descent. Linda started dancing at…..
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The 14th annual Construction in Indian Country (CIIC) conference, held April 17-19 in Phoenix, brought together more than 200 people from the construction industry, academia and tribal leadership to learn about current best practices in the booming business of building Indian country. The conference is part of the program of the same name, which is housed in the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University, and which aims to train more Native people to manage infrastructure projects.
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