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ICMN’s Cierra Fields Receives $10,000 Make Sense Foundation Scholarship

Written by at April 23, 2017

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$10,000 Make Sense scholarship winner, Cierra Fields (Oklahoma Cherokee) is a Champion for Change, anti-rape advocate and correspondent for ICMN

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Indigenous Scholars Endorse D.C. March for Science

Written by at April 22, 2017

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The March for Science in Washington DC on Earth Day has the backing of 1,200 indigenous scientists and their traditional scientific knowledge.

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Empowerment during Gathering of Nations: Dear Patriarchy Benefit on April 27th

Written by at April 21, 2017

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If you’re in New Mexico during the week of Gathering of Nations and you’re looking to check out an event, Dear Patriarchy is a must-see.

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Remembering Charlie Hobbs and Bobo Dean, Giants of Indian Law

Written by at April 21, 2017

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Two of Indian country’s legal giants, Charles Hobbs and S. Bobo Dean, walked on in February, leaving behind a legacy of achievements in Indian law.

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CA Legislation Proposal to Honor the Ship ‘San Salvador’ (‘Holy Savior’)

Written by at April 21, 2017

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California Senator Benjamin Hueso wants to designate San Salvador as the state’s “official state ship of discovery” without acknowledging the brutal history

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Indian Guides to Lead North Dakota Visitors to Tribal Lands on NativeWays Bus Tour

Written by at April 21, 2017

“This is our opportunity to tell our story, with our voice, through Native guides,” said Mike Mabin (Turtle Mountain), board member of the North Dakota Native Tourism Alliance, which is spearheading the nonprofit NativeWays Tour Company.

Starting this summer, NativeWays will offer tourists authentic exposure to the intriguing world of Indian country through chartered bus tours to pow wows, music festivals, art events, heritage centers, nature and more.

Day tours will explore the Bismarck-Mandan area,

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Proms, Homework and Finals, Oh My! 10 Ways Native Students Can Survive The Last Days of School

Written by at April 20, 2017

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Get some sleep and break up with Facebook! Here are 10 ways Native students can thrive and survive the last days of school!

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Tribal Government, Elections, and the Siren Song of Equality

Written by at April 20, 2017

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Tribal government is limited only by the creativity of the tribal council and the collective sense of fairness among tribal citizens. So why the division?

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Marie Zackuse, Tulalip Tribes’ First Chairwoman, Takes Helm During Challenging Time

Written by at April 20, 2017

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Marie Zackuse was elected as the first chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes Board of Directors, at a time that is quite challenging for the Native community.

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Explore Yurok Country, Home to Giant Redwoods on California’s Coast

Written by at April 20, 2017

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The Yurok Tribe resides in the heart of Redwood National Park on the Northern California coast, where old-growth trees tower to the sky with trunks so enormous it can take dozens of people to reach around the base, fingertip to fingertip. Traditional Yurok stories teach that the redwood trees are sacred living beings.

California’s largest tribe, the Yuroks count nearly 5,000 enrolled members. Their ancestral lands contain the vast majority of the coastline near present day Klamath,

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The Myth of Indian Casino Riches

Written by at April 19, 2017

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Taking a closer look at what exactly Indian gaming is, and where those riches from an Indian casino goes.

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Remembering Herman Agoyo: An Ohkay Owingeh Leader

Written by at April 19, 2017

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Former Ohkay Owingeh tribal governor Herman Agoyo will be fondly remembered for bringing a statue of Pueblo Revolt leader Po’pay to Washington, D.C.

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2nd Annual Rez Art Experience: REZILIENCE to be held in Albuquerque, April 29-30

Written by at April 18, 2017

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REZILIENCE is a two day exhibition that brings Indigenous artisans to share their programs, talents, skills and knowledge in 12 creative and interactive arenas.

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Native American Students Win Rookie Robotics Award

Written by at April 18, 2017

Native American Students Win Rookie Robotics Award

Native American students at Navajo reservation schools called an “inspiration” after winning rookie robotics competition, and they’re not done.

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Tribal Colleges Press for a Renewed Federal Relationship Under President Trump

Written by at April 17, 2017

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Tribal colleges and universities (TCU) are trying to make sure their unique needs receive attention and make progress under Donald Trump’s administration.

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Trump’s Policies Threaten Tribal Sovereignty

Written by at April 17, 2017

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President Donald Trump’s policies and budget cuts threaten tribal rights, tribal sovereignty, cultural identity, and underserved tribal communities.

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Adoption Fairness Bill: Bipartisan Legislation for Tribal Special Needs Children

Written by at April 15, 2017

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Adoption tax credit fairness for tribes: Bill would give parents adopting tribal special needs children an adoption tax credit available to states

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The Seneca Nation Casinos: Working for the Nation and Its Neighbors

Written by at April 14, 2017

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The Seneca Nation made its final payment to the state of New York as part of their gaming compact, but that hasn’t stopped them from being good neighbors.

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Good Friday and the Native Homeless in Seattle

Written by at April 14, 2017

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On Good Friday, the struggle to uphold treaty rights and protect natural resources, vital to the future of Federally recognized American Indians continues.

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Pow Wow Planner Apr. 14-16, 2017 – Featured Weekly Pow Wow: MSU’s American Indian Council

Written by at April 14, 2017

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This Indian Country Media Network’s weekly pow wow planner for Apr. 14-16 includes MSU’s 42nd American Indian Council Pow Wow

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From Tamástslikt Cultural Institute to the Wild, Oregon’s Indigenous Culture Is Alive

Written by at April 14, 2017

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Tribal culture and heritage is reflected at a myriad of museums across Oregon, and alive in the state’s wilderness. Today nine tribes call Oregon home, but some 10,000 years ago, about 50 tribal nations roamed its land, from mountain peaks to foothills, waterfalls to hot mineral springs. “We love our country – it is composed of the bones of our people and we will not part with it,” states the Cayuse Delegation Treaty of 1855.

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Art of Agriculture: Combining the Hoop House and Modern Farming

Written by at April 14, 2017

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The Beginning Farmer program at Tonalea Day School is combining the hoop house with modern farming techniques to teach agriculture to the next generation.

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Racial Equity and Tribal Sovereignty Champion Karen Diver Honored

Written by at April 13, 2017

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Karen Diver honored by the Clayton Jackson Mcghie Memorial for her work toward racial equity and tribal sovereignty, and answers some questions about politics.

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Tribal Eagle Aviaries in the Southwest Reflect the Spirit of the Ages

Written by at April 12, 2017

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Several tribes in the southwestern United States have an eagle aviary, keeping the majestic raptors off the endangered list and maintaining cultures.

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UNLV Hall of Fame Inducting Three-Point Shooting Great Gwynn Grant

Written by at April 11, 2017

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Navajo Player Gwynn Grant (Hobbs) (24) is being inducted into the University of Nevada Las Vegas Hall of Fame.

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