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Johnson v. M’Intosh: A Paper Monument of White Christian Supremacy

Written by at May 23, 2017

A New York Times editorial recently addressed the issue of white supremacy monuments erected around the country, but forgot to mention any paper monument.

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Native Flute Player Tony Duncan On Life, Hoop Dancing and His Newest Album: Purify

Written by at May 23, 2017

Native Flute Player Tony Duncan On Life, Hoop Dancing and His Newest Album: Purify

Interview with Tony Duncan on travels with Nelly Furtado, his Hoop Dance championships and reognition as the worldwide Native American flute player to see

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Activists Across the Globe March Against Monsanto

Written by at May 23, 2017

In more than 200 cities and 60-plus countries on Saturday, May 20, activists marched against biotech and agribusiness giant Monsanto. “There’s no question that March Against Monsanto is the most powerful grassroots initiative we have in the fight to reclaim our food supply from the GMO seed juggernaut known as the Monsanto Company,” said Anthony Gucciardi, a March Against Monsanto representative, reported Reuters.

The activists argue that independent, peer-reviewed studies show that Monsanto’s genetically modified foods lead to serious health conditions,

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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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Office of Special Trustee pitches President Trump’s lower budget request as ‘taxpayer’ savings

Written by at May 23, 2017

The agency is one the few in federal government whose responsibilities solely affect Indian Country.

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Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe must wait to restart work on casino

Written by at May 23, 2017

The tribe’s legal victory is on hold while opponents ask the nation’s highest court to intervene.

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Iowa Tribe misses deadline again to launch internet poker project

Written by at May 23, 2017

Meanwhile, the National Indian Gaming Commission appears to be looking into the company that is behind the effort.

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Steven Newcomb: Monuments to white supremacy harm indigenous peoples

Written by at May 23, 2017

While the New York Times addressed physical monuments of white supremacy in a recent editorial, they ignored the paper monuments that have affected Indigenous Peoples for years.

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Mississippi Choctaw citizens request vote on $25M casino project

Written by at May 23, 2017

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians could be forced to rethink plans for a $25 million casino.

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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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Tiffany Midge: A response to winning the cultural appropriation prize

Written by at May 22, 2017

Hal Niedzviecki is the winner of the Flaming Bag of Poo Prize for Best D-Bag Move by an Editor Propagating Appropriation and Racism

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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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Documents show few meetings between Secretary Zinke and tribes

Written by at May 22, 2017

‘Sovereignty should mean something,’ the new leader of the Department of the Interior has repeatedly said.

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The Money-Making Machine Known as DNA Testing

Written by at May 22, 2017

Genealogy sites thrive on the human curiosity, but Native DNA is better traced through family stories and tribal connections.

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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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Eastern Cherokee leaders open impeachment hearing against chief

Written by at May 22, 2017

Chief Patrick Lambert was unable to stop the proceedings and insists he cannot get a fair trial before the tribal council.

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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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Four Days Toward Reconciling Dakota War Tension in Mankato

Written by at May 22, 2017

A four-day event in Mankato, Minnesota aims to work toward reconciliation between Native and non-Native people in the area where 155 years ago the U.S.-Dakota War came to a gruesome end.

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Mark Trahant: Funds for Indian health in danger under Republicans

Written by at May 22, 2017

Medicaid is the one part of Indian health funding that’s growing.

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Human Rights Complaint in Montana: ‘We are only letting the white people in’

Written by at May 22, 2017

Four tribal citizens said they were denied entrance to a high school basketball game based on their race.

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Harlan McKosato: DNA tests can’t reveal your unique tribal history

Written by at May 22, 2017

Genealogy sites thrive on our curiosity to know where we came from through our DNA

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Fancy Special With Northern Cree – 2017 Manito Ahbee – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 21, 2017

Fancy Special With Northern Cree – 2017 Manito Ahbee – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Fancy Special With Northern Cree – 2017 Manito AhbeeThe Head Man dancer Patrick Mitsuing sponsored a Men’s Fancy special last night. The final 5 contestants danced solo to the drum of their choice.  4 of the 5 chose Northern Cree. Who won?   Northern Cree or the dancers? …..

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Wadopana Canoe Journey ‘Will Revive Part Of Our Culture’

Written by at May 21, 2017

The Wadopana Nakoda people have never forgot their ties to the water and have waited for a reawakening of sorts, the Wadopana Canoe Journey is it.

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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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Northern Cree – Lifetime Achievement Award – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 20, 2017

Northern Cree – Lifetime Achievement AwardCongratulations to Northern Cree! Last night at the 2017 Indigenous Music Awards the drum group was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. Northern Cree has been and continues to be an outstanding ambassador for the Cree tribe and Native culture.  They…..

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