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Coeur d’Alene Woman, Paulette Jordan Announces Bid for Idaho State Governor

Written by at December 10, 2017

If elected Paulette Jordan would be the first Native American governor of any state and first woman governor in Idaho.

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Steve Reevis, Blackfeet Actor from ‘Last of the Dogmen,’ ‘Geronimo,’ has died at 55

Written by at December 8, 2017

Native actor Steve Reevis has passed away at 56. Family is also asking for support on GoFundMe for funeral expenses.

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What Really Happened at the First Thanksgiving? The Wampanoag Side of the Tale

Written by at November 23, 2017

For Thanksgiving this year ICTMN spoke to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s Tribal Historic Preservation Officer to get a better understanding of what really happened 401 years ago at the first Thanksgiving, and what Wampanoags do today.

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Top Civil Rights Organizations Urge Media Not to Use Washington NFL Team’s R-word Name on Thanksgiving

Written by at November 21, 2017

The Washington NFL franchise will take on the New York Giants in a high-profile, nationally broadcast game on Thursday.

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Keystone Pipeline Spills 210,000 Gallons of Oil in Amherst, South Dakota

Written by at November 17, 2017

Keystone Pipeline Spills 210,000 Gallons of Oil in Amherst, South Dakota

210,000 gallons or 5,000 barrels of oil have spilled from the TransCanada Keystone Pipeline in a northeast part of South Dakota.

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Center For Native American Youth Releases 2nd Annual ‘State of Native Youth’ Report

Written by at November 15, 2017

Center For Native American Youth Releases 2nd Annual ‘State of Native Youth’ Report

On November 15th, the Center for Native American Youth released its second annual State of Native Youth report

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Cronkite News: ‘Tribal Justice’ documentary highlights issues facing tribal courts

Written by at October 2, 2017

Law students, professors and tribal members gathered recently at the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law in downtown Phoenix to watch the new documentary ‘Tribal Justice.’

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Landowners on Spirit Lake Nation see nearly $13 million in Cobell Buy-Back offers

Written by at October 2, 2017

The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations sent out nearly $13 million in offers to landowners on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.

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Mark Trahant: Donald Trump’s health secretary gone after reaching out to Indian Country

Written by at October 2, 2017

Are we back to square one when it comes to the Indian Health Service and the Trump administration?

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Tim Giago: Fairness policy in media paved the way for more Indian Country voices

Written by at October 2, 2017

When radio first started to make an impact on its listeners around 1929 there was a great fear that it would be used in a lot of ways to circumvent free speech.

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After a Win at ’48 Hour Film Project Portland’, Native Crew Looks for Win in Paris

Written by at October 2, 2017

After a Win at ’48 Hour Film Project Portland’, Native Crew Looks for Win in Paris

After a Win at ’48 Hour Film Project Portland’, Native Crew Looks for Win in ParisYou might remember hearing of the film Fancy Dancer, a documentary film project by Isaac Trimble a few years back in which he documented the process of learning culture and wellness by fancy dancing. Well he’s involved in a new…..

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Pow Wow Photography Guide – Tips for Taking Great Photos At Your Next Pow Wow

Written by at October 1, 2017

Pow Wow Photography Guide – Tips for Taking Great Photos At Your Next Pow Wow

Pow Wow Photography Guide – Tips for Taking Great Photos At Your Next Pow WowA powwow is a beautiful and inspiring event filled with color, movement and energy, so how can you best capture it on camera? If you plan on taking your camera to the powwow and snapping photos of the beauty of…..

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Muscogee Nation citizen seeks dismissal of murder charge as boundary case heats up

Written by at September 29, 2017

A citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation is waiting to hear whether his murder case will be dismissed as industry interests in Oklahoma flock to court in a closely-related reservation boundary case.

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Native Sun News Today: Nothing beats taking the kids for a day at the zoo

Written by at September 29, 2017

If you live in western South Dakota, and you want to go to a zoo, you have a long drive ahead of you.

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Eastern Cherokees start work on entertainment center at second gaming facility

Written by at September 28, 2017

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians continues to expand the amenities at its gaming operation in North Carolina.

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Ho-Chunk Nation sees support from Congress in bid for off-reservation casino

Written by at September 25, 2017

Four Democrats in Congress are calling on the Trump administration to approve an off-reservation casino for the Ho-Chunk Nation in Wisconsin.

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on tribal gaming industry

Written by at September 25, 2017

It’s that time again — the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding an oversight hearing on the tribal gaming industry.

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Drum Groups – 2017 Morongo Pow Wow

Written by at September 23, 2017

Drum Groups – 2017 Morongo Pow Wow

Drum Groups – 2017 Morongo Pow Wow2017 Morongo Pow Wow Cabazon, California September 22-24 Watch LIVE Drum Groups Northern Indian Horse Blue Medicine Well Mystic River War Horse Battle Axe Southern Wolf Robe Buc Wild Thunder Clan Cozad Creepin South 2017 Morongo Pow Wow Cabazon, California…..

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Mark Trahant: States complain to Senate about the burdens of Indian health care

Written by at September 22, 2017

Wouldn’t it be cool if once, just once, there was a debate in Congress that could only be decided by a vote that benefits Native people?

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The Conversation: Collaboration can help with Canada’s indigenous water crisis

Written by at September 22, 2017

Research that’s driven by Indigenous peoples can help to identify the causes of poor water quality in specific areas, and to design appropriate interventions.

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Museum acquires tribal collection from religious college with troubled record

Written by at September 22, 2017

The Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts is promising to comply with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act after acquiring a large collection of tribal items.

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President Trump headed to Alabama to campaign for land-into-trust opponent

Written by at September 22, 2017

President Donald Trump is hoping his popularity will help a Senate candidate who fought the Poarch Band of Creek Indians on land-into-trust issues.

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Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians choose Leonard Forsman as new president

Written by at September 21, 2017

Leonard Forsman, the chairman of the Suquamish Tribe, is the new president of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians.

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Democracy Now: Judges try to end legal defense program for #NoDAPL resisters

Written by at September 21, 2017

Judges in North Dakota are seeking to end a program that allows out-of-state lawyers to represent the hundreds of people who were arrested for resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Suquamish Tribe looks to address homelessness on reservation with tiny houses

Written by at September 21, 2017

The Suquamish Tribe is taking a unique approach to homelessness on its reservation in Washington.

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