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Video Games Encourage Indigenous Cultural Expression

Written by at May 23, 2017

When done right, video games have the potential to be self-determined spaces, where indigenous people can express themselves on their own terms.

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Need Money for College? Cobell Scholarship Fund Reaches $60 Million

Written by at May 23, 2017

Native American students should consider the Cobell Scholarship Fund when planning their future higher education plans; it recently topped at $60 million.

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Who Was Richard Oakes?

Written by at May 22, 2017

Richard Oakes had a huge impact on the fight for Native rights—from establishing one of the first American Indian studies programs to the Occupation of Alcatraz Island.

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Another Nod From Google: Richard Oakes Google Doodle honors Mohawk Activist

Written by at May 22, 2017

Another Google Nod To Natives: Richard Oakes Google Doodle marks the second Native American notable honored on Google landing page

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Art and Music are Medicine: Ways to Encourage Young Native Artists

Written by at May 22, 2017

Nine Great Reasons to Encourage Young Native Artists in Music, Art and Dance

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Debra Haaland of Laguna Pueblo Throws Hat in Ring for US Congress

Written by at May 22, 2017

Debra Haaland helped turn the state of New Mexico from a red to a blue state in last year’s elections and now she is making a run for U.S. Congress.

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Coeur d’Alene Lake Is a World of Adventure

Written by at May 22, 2017

Coeur d’Alene Lake Is a World of Adventure

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe, proud of its heritage and environmental stewardship, welcomes visitors to its historic lands in northern Idaho.

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Native Family Stories and the Connecting Thread of Survival

Written by at May 21, 2017

All things are connected and the more you learn of your family stories the more this will become clear. Seek out your family story tellers.

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Native American Students Take on Substance Abuse

Written by at May 21, 2017

A group of Browning Native American students will serve as role models to their middle school counterparts in an effort to reduce substance abuse.

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Gender Gap Closing In STEM Careers

Written by at May 19, 2017

The gender gap in STEM careers is closing; with some states employing 2-2.5 men to every woman in a STEM-related field, but STEM needs more women, especially Native women.

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Pow Wow Planner May 19-22, 2017 – Featured Weekly: Trail of Tears Remembrance

Written by at May 19, 2017

ICMN’s featured weekly pow wow in our pow wow planner is the Trail of Tears Remembrance Tribute in Battlefield, Missouri May 20-21.

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Census Bureau Launches My Tribal Area for Indian Country

Written by at May 18, 2017

My Tribal Area, launched the first week of May by the U.S. Census Bureau intends to offer easy access to statistics within reservation and trust-held lands.

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Pine Ridge, Odnah Artist-in-Residence Recipients Named at Minnesota Historical Society

Written by at May 18, 2017

Minnesota Historical Society announces Pine Ridge bead artist Randilynn Boucher and Ojibwe basket maker April Stone as the latest Native American artists in residence

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Pine Ridge, Odanah Artist-in-Residence Recipients Named at Minnesota Historical Society

Written by at May 18, 2017

Minnesota Historical Society announces Pine Ridge bead artist Randilynn Boucher and Ojibwe basket maker April Stone as the latest Native American artists in residence

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The Downside to Impeaching Trump

Written by at May 18, 2017

As the cards stack up against President Trump, it’s only fair to ask if we are comfortable with any of his potential replacements.

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The Navajo Housing Authority and Latest Cut Need a Band Aid

Written by at May 18, 2017

Navajo President Russell Begaye recently signed legislation removing the entire Navajo Housing Authority following allegations of misuse of federal funding.

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Native American Youth Head to Diabetes Prevention Camp

Written by at May 18, 2017

To help prevent Type 2 diabetes, Native Health is sending a group of Native American youth to camp to learn how to be more active and healthy eating habits.

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NishDish: Toronto’s Anishnawbe Cafe Serves Tasty Native Foods, Sparks Cultural Revival

Written by at May 18, 2017

At the counter of Algonquin Ojibwe Chef Johl Whiteduck Ringuette’s tiny café in Toronto, you can order hearty ground-elk chili, Three Sisters stew, Arctic Char, turkey wild rice soup, dandelion salad, roasted venison and wild rice casserole, or simply a cup of Mohawk tea. After operating an Aboriginal food catering service in Toronto for more than a decade, Ringuette debuted his storefront café and marketeria, serving up traditional Anishnawbe (Nish) food and selling authentic indigenous wares,

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Injured Eagles Find a Home At Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary

Written by at May 17, 2017

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Eagle Aviary houses eagles unable to be rehabilitated and is as an option aside from the national repository for feathers.

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Trump and the Burning Bag of Poo on the White House Porch

Written by at May 17, 2017

Trump and the Burning Bag of Poo on the White House Porch

President Trump may step in the burning bag of poo on the White House doorstep, but are the Democrats ready to lead?

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An In-Depth Conversation with the Indigenous Musician You Need to Know: Nahko Bear

Written by at May 16, 2017

Selling Out Concerts All Over the World – Here is an In-Depth Conversation with the Musician You Need to Know: Nahko Bear

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Footing the $15 Million Bill for the Dakota Access Pipeline’s Private Army

Written by at May 16, 2017

The Dakota Access Pipeline accrued costs to the tune of $15 million for law enforcement’s brutality, now we know who will be paying for it all.

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Indian Country leaders testify about funding needs on Capitol Hill

Written by at May 16, 2017

The House Appropriations Committee is holding four sessions to learn about health, housing, education and other needs in tribal communities.

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Indian Pop Art Has Fallen? Non-Native Art Scholar, Kristine Ronan Makes Her Case After Controversy

Written by at May 15, 2017

Non-Native Art Scholar, Kristine Ronan sparks contreversy by stating “Indian Pop Art” has fallen

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Comey Had It Coming: The FBI and it’s Destructive History with Native People

Written by at May 15, 2017

Thing About Skins by Gyasi Ross: “James Comey Had It Coming: The FBI and it’s Destructive History with Native People.”

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