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Featured Pomona Pow Wow – Pow Wow Planner Mar. 24 – Apr. 2‘17

Written by at March 24, 2017

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As the pow wow trail continues to heat up, here is ICMN’s Pow Wow Planner for Mar. 24 – Apr. 2, 2017.

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Native Youth Sex Offenders and Victims Not Hopelessly Broken

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Staff at the White Buffalo Calf Woman Society discovered that Native youth sex offenders fall into an entirely different category than adult offenders.

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Toiyabe Indian Health Project Opens New Clinic

Written by at March 24, 2017

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BISHOP, California—For thousands of people in rural Eastern Sierra counties who count on the Toiyabe Indian Health Project (TIHP) for their primary health care needs, Toiyabe’s new clinic is nothing short of a lifesaver.

The $17.5 million facility includes two main buildings totaling 55,000 square feet that house the comprehensive health and wellness facility providing primary care, pharmaceutical, dialysis, behavioral health, dental, preventive medicine, public health, optometry, pharmacy and laboratory services.

“The new clinic buildings allow us to expand services and better serve our patients and community,” said David Lent,

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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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The Siege of Chaco Canyon

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Chaco Canyon, the haunting pinnacle of the ancient Anasazi civilization, beckons even as it is besieged by fracking operations.

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Indigenous Student Earns Prestigious Harvard Post

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Julian SpearChief-Morris, Blood Tribe, is the first indigenous student to be elected president of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau in the bureau’s 104-year history.

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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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7 Families Share Inspirational Stories About Diabetes in Indian Country

Written by at March 23, 2017

7 Families Share Inspirational Stories About Diabetes in Indian Country

Seven videos showing families dealing with diabetes in Indian country have been created at the University of Oklahoma as a way to inspire other families dealing with it.

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Mom’s First iPad – Five Tips for Teaching Elders Technology

Written by at March 23, 2017

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“Did you save the receipt for it?” Mom asked – I knew I was about to embark on a Mom’s First iPad Teaching Elders Technology course.

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Native Nations March to Trump’s White House Draws Huge Crowds (video)

Written by at March 23, 2017

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On March 10, 2017, thousands of Indigenous activists from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C. for the Native Nations March to protest the Dakota Access pipeline and President Trump’s executive order allowing Energy Transfer Partners to commence building the uncompleted portion of the pipeline, directly adjacent to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Led by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, the march began at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers headquarters and ended at Lafayette Square across from the White House.

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Targeting the Frauds of Native Jewelry and Art

Written by at March 23, 2017

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The Protect Sovereign Native Art Initiative, launched in February, seeks to curb the manufacture, marketing and sale of fake Native jewelry and art.

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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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Navajo Man Charged With Murder in Shooting Death of Navajo Police Officer

Written by at March 22, 2017

Kirby Cleveland, 32, was formally charged with the murder of Navajo Police Officer Houston James Largo following a March 11 incident.

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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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‘We All Know Someone’: Tribal Community, Advocates Seek to Honor Missing and Murdered Native American Women

Written by at March 21, 2017

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Advocacy groups spoke at a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C. recently on the issue of missing and murdered Native American women.

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Making Pow Wow Regalia Raw Materials into Modern Traditional Art

Written by at March 21, 2017

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Artist Jeffrey Gibson has turned Pow Wow Regalia raw materials into modern art at his ‘Speak to Me’ exhibit at the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center.

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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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ICWA: Goldwater Case Thrown Out of Federal Court

Written by at March 21, 2017

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On March 16, a federal District Court dismissed a class action suit brought by the Goldwater Institute challenging the constitutionality of ICWA.

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Gila River Indian Community Water Wins

Written by at March 21, 2017

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Gila River Indian Community celebrates new water-allocation partnership plus appointment of water-rights advocate to state water board.

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Paying to Play Indian: The Dawes Rolls and the Legacy of $5 Indians

Written by at March 21, 2017

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Paying a commissioner $5 could get an opportunistic white person on the Dawes Rolls 125 years ago, which still causes problems for tribes today.

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Hip-Hop Artist Taboo, Noted Native American Environmentalists Share Stage in NYC

Written by at March 20, 2017

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Taboo, along with grammy-award winning artists, esteemed Native Americans raise awareness of climate change, racial injustice.

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Bronson Koenig, Badgers Make History in NCAA Tourney: Unseat #1 Villanova

Written by at March 20, 2017

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Wisconsin guard Bronson Koenig (Ho-Chunk) and the Badgers defeated No. 1-seeded Villanova Sat. March 18 the NCAA basketball tournament.

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The Vatican and Its Legacy of Domination

Written by at March 20, 2017

The Vatican and Its Legacy of Domination

Over the course of many centuries, the Vatican promulgated and maintained a mindset of domination and dehumanization.

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