Arts

Clues From History: Why Donald J. Trump’s Presidency Is Over

Written by at August 23, 2017

Trump lost what was left of his ability to govern. There are clues, and the record is mixed. Many state governments have reached that point of chaos.

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Sarah Eagle Heart Awarded NGen Leadership Award

Written by at August 23, 2017

Native Americans in Philanthropy CEO Sarah Eagle Heart, Oglala Lakota, has dedicated her career working to inspire action, healing and justice. Eagle Heart was recently recognized by Independent Sector and American Express as the recipient of The 2017 NGen Leadership Award, which honors nonprofit and philanthropic community leaders under the age of 40, demonstrating transformative impact in addressing society’s toughest challenges.

Following her receipt of the award,

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Miss Native American USA Announces New Venue and 6th Annual Scholarship Pageant

Written by at August 23, 2017

Promoting positivity and strength of young Native women: And a new venue for the 6th annual Miss Native American USA pageant

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Native Women Missing Murdered Never Forget

Written by at August 23, 2017

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about missing and murdered Native women.

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The Sad Tale of the Man in Dress Blues

Written by at August 23, 2017

A sad tale of a Marine and his dress blues, and his return home to the Navajo Nation.

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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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Can Ayahuasca Alleviate Depression and Poverty?

Written by at August 23, 2017

The medicinal properties of ayahuasca, a hallucinogen found deep in the Peruvian Amazon that is brewed into a tea, are becoming more attractive to Western users and scientists.

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Kalispel Tribe Plans Big Expansions

Written by at August 23, 2017

Kalispel Tribe Plans Big Expansions

The Kalispel Tribe is going all out to expand and improve its holdings on the West Plains, just west of downtown Spokane, Washington.

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Steven Newcomb: History center hides the truth about colonization in California

Written by at August 22, 2017

The San Diego History Center ought to tell the truth about the Spanish mission system’s sadism and forced, unpaid forced Indian labor, Steven Newcomb writes on Indian Country Media Network.

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Appeals court affirms conviction in Northern Cheyenne Tribe manslaughter case

Written by at August 22, 2017

A citizen of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe can be prosecuted by tribal and federal authorities for the same crime because they are separate sovereigns, a federal appeals court ruled.

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Puyallup elder Nancy Shippentower pens tribute to the late warrior Dick Gregory

Written by at August 22, 2017

Dick Gregory was a warrior who sacrificed powerfully for Native people, Nancy Shippentower of the Puyallup Tribe writes in a letter shared on Indian Country Media Network.

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The Santa Fe Zohi Gallery: Amazing Native Art and a Virtual Standing Rock Bicycle Tour

Written by at August 22, 2017

A Standing Rock Virtual Experience, Native Art, Photography and film, check out the Native-owned and operated Zohi Gallery

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Interested In Journalism: Apply for a NAJA Scholarship

Written by at August 22, 2017

Native American students who either plan on studying or are studying journalism should consider applying for a NAJA scholarship; applications are due soon.

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Supermen in the White House

Written by at August 22, 2017

Aryan supermen came about during World War II and Hitler’s rise, but they can be found in DC today as well.

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Dispelling the Mission Myths in California

Written by at August 22, 2017

‘Resurrecting the Past: The California Mission Myth’ gets to the reality of the Spanish mission system in California, revealing its origins as oppression tools against Indians.

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Teacher Retires After Half Century Working With Native American Students

Written by at August 22, 2017

Chickasaw teacher Merry Monroe has spent the last 47 years helping both Native American students and non-Native students succeed.

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Tulalip Tribes preserve huckleberry grounds on ancestral territory in Washington

Written by at August 22, 2017

The Tulalip Tribes are preserving huckleberry fields in Washington for future generations thanks to an agreement recognizing its treaty rights.

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Pueblo artist Pat Pruitt wins ‘Best of Show’ for sculpture based on traditional pot

Written by at August 22, 2017

Artist Pat Pruitt of Laguna Pueblo took home the top award at the Santa Fe Indian Market for a unique metal sculpture.

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Steve Russell: Racial fantasies and the Superman occupying the White House

Written by at August 22, 2017

Where did the Superman in the White House come from? Steve Russell takes a closer look on Indian Country Media Network.

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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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Comanche Nation sues over last-minute approval of Chickasaw Nation casino

Written by at August 21, 2017

The Comanche Nation is suing the federal government in hopes of stopping the Chickasaw Nation from expanding its gaming empire in Oklahoma.

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Crow Tribe pushes Trump administration to revive contested coal export project

Written by at August 21, 2017

The Crow Tribe is hoping the Trump administration lives up to promises to revive the slumping coal industry.

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Indian Country warms up to legislation to repeal federal ban on sports betting

Written by at August 21, 2017

Rep. Frank Pallone (D-New Jersey), who has been an ally to tribes on economic development, health care and other initiatives, is drafting a bill to open the door to sports betting.

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Governor of New York refuses to meet with Seneca Nation amid gaming dispute

Written by at August 21, 2017

Tensions between the state of New York and the Seneca Nation are rising amid a revenue sharing dispute.

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Another former leader of Winnebago Tribe sentenced for theft of gaming funds

Written by at August 21, 2017

A second former leader of the Winnebago Tribe was sentenced to probation for his role in the theft of gaming funds.

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