Environment

YES! Magazine: Indigenous activists pressure banks to stop funding pipelines

Written by at August 23, 2017

Led by indigenous leaders and environmental groups, climate activists gathered outside branches of JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo in downtown Seattle, Washington, to protest their financing of tar sands pipelines

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The True California Mission Story

Written by at August 23, 2017

A chat with Michelle Lorimer, author of Resurrecting the Past: The California Mission Myth, dishes about her retelling of California history.

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White Earth Nation faces longer environmental review of third gaming facility

Written by at August 23, 2017

The White Earth Nation is facing a longer wait on plans for a new casino after a Minnesota.county voted to require a stronger environmental review of the project.

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A Letter from a Native Elder: Dick Gregory Was a Warrior Who Sacrificed Powerfully For Native People

Written by at August 21, 2017

Thing About Skins: Dick Gregory supported Native people: A heartfelt letter written by Puyallup Tribe elder Nancy Shippentower

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Vote Now! Taboo of Black Eyed Peas’ Standing Rock Music Video Nominated for MTV Award

Written by at August 21, 2017

Taboo’s ‘Stand Up Stand N Rock’ features an all-star line-up of Native hip hop artists, Shailene Woodley and Martin Sensmeier

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Solar Eclipse Covers Turtle Island

Written by at August 21, 2017

Solar Eclipse Covers Turtle Island

The total solar eclipse happening across Turtle Island puts human, and American, existence into perspective; Native traditions vary on whether to watch.

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Indigenous Pictographs in Canada Being Vandalized

Written by at August 21, 2017

Vandalism and desecration of sacred First Nations sites containing indigenous pictographs and petroforms is a mounting concern in Canada.

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What Comes Next for Clyde River After Supreme Court Victory?

Written by at August 20, 2017

What Comes Next for Clyde River After Supreme Court Victory?

The Nunavut hamlet of Clyde River won its bid in the Supreme Court of Canada to end a NEB authorization that allowed seismic testing in the area.

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A List of Alternative Identities to Try for Fun and Profit

Written by at August 20, 2017

Now introducing Hoodwink Identities: a humorous but all-too familiar way to pretend to be Native.

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Obesity in Indian Country Is Mostly the Same; Why That’s Incremental Progress

Written by at August 19, 2017

A new study, one that is built on a massive amount of data, reports that obesity among Native American youth is mostly the same.

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HDIMT? A White Moose Spotted in Sweden, a Donkey in DC

Written by at August 18, 2017

A Swedish nature lover captures a completely white moose on video after three years, while the 25th amendment could be close to being enacted.

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First Nations Blast Canada at CERD in Geneva

Written by at August 18, 2017

First Nations Blast Canada at CERD in Geneva

Despite improving relationships between Indigenous Peoples and the Canadian government, First Nations told CERD in Geneva that federal policies still discriminate.

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NAJA Announces 2017 Award Winners

Written by at August 17, 2017

More than 700 entries were submitted for the 2017 NAJA awards, and when the judges were through voting, ICMN netted 30 awards.

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Preserving Traditional Crops: The Tohono O’odham I’itoi Onion

Written by at August 16, 2017

Native American farmers keeping traditional crops alive with sustainable farming methods; the Tohono O’odham I’itoi onion is the precursor to the cultivated shallots grown today.

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‘40 Under 40’ Natives Named! National Center to Honor its Tenth Class of Awardees

Written by at August 15, 2017

Names of the “Native American 40 under 40” award winners have been released. This marks the 10th anniversary of 40 Under 40. Including 2017’s tenth class of honorees, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development will have recognized 400 total emerging American Indians from across Indian country.

The National Center will honor the 2017 class 40 under 40 award recipients during its inaugural Northwest Enterprise Development Conference at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip,

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Record Lows for the Quinault River Due to Loss of Glaciers

Written by at August 13, 2017

A new study by the American Geophyshysical Union documents the importance of glaciers in recharging aquifers and keeping rivers flowing.

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Tribes Petition to Shut Down DAPL

Written by at August 12, 2017

Standing Rock Sioux and Native groups demand shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) pending further environmental review.

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HDIMT: Lawrence O’Donnell Bids Farewell as Trump Spews Tweets

Written by at August 11, 2017

Lawrence O’Donnell says goodbye to Native intern on camera, while President Trump plays agitator-in-chief on Twitter.

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Pueblo-owned Keres Consulting Forms Strategic Partnership Aimed at Winning Federal Contracts to Cleanup Navajo Uranium Mines

Written by at August 11, 2017

A new joint venture unites two Albuquerque, New Mexico-based companies—one Native American-owned company with expertise in environmental services and working directly with tribes, and one that has spent several decades invested in major environmental cleanup programs.

The Pueblo of Acoma-owned Keres Consulting, Inc. (Keres) has teamed up with Eberline Services, Inc. (Eberline Services), a radiological and environmental services provider, to create Keres Eberline Joint Venture, positioned to respond to federal environmental program opportunities set-aside for Native-owned businesses.

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Valiant Perseids Confront Exuberant Moonlight

Written by at August 11, 2017

The Perseid meteors will be partially drowned out by moonlight, and reports of their epic-ness are much exaggerated.

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Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands: Protect Hanford Reach

Written by at August 10, 2017

Washington state Commissioner of Public Lands has asked for the protection of Hanford Reach on the Columbia River as a national monument.

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OECD Grades Indigenous Education in Canada

Written by at August 10, 2017

Canada is on the right track with indigenous education, but it is lurching forward, a new international report says.

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Canada Marks International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Written by at August 9, 2017

Reflections on the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, during the tenth after U.N. rights declaration.

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New Hires Roundup: Four Female Executives Named to Lead Tribal Enterprises & Casinos

Written by at August 9, 2017

New Hires Roundup: Four Female Executives Named to Lead Tribal Enterprises & Casinos

Business and gaming industry veterans were appointed to top-level positions at tribally owned enterprises and casinos this year for both their experience and “empowerment, passion and perseverance.” This round-up of four new hires happens to be a venerable, all-female lineup, representative of the growing number of women assuming CEO and other executive level positions at tribal corporations, as well as in the historically male-dominant gaming world.

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Indigenous Food in British Columbia Restaurants – Complete with Bannock

Written by at August 8, 2017

The British Columbia restaurant scene offers a variety of indigenous food from multiple First Nations restaurants offering everything from breakfast to wine

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