Arts

Institutional Change II: Domestic, Dependent Nations Lose Rights

Written by at March 25, 2017

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A look at two invented statuses tied together in history – the corporate persons and those described as domestic, dependent nations.

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IITC Urges US to Rescind Trump’s Recent Actions Due to Human Rights Issues

Written by at March 24, 2017

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The President’s recent actions deny Indigenous Peoples’ right to due process, violate federal law, and disregard international human rights norms.

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Native Youth Sex Offenders and Victims Not Hopelessly Broken

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Staff at the White Buffalo Calf Woman Society discovered that Native youth sex offenders fall into an entirely different category than adult offenders.

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Weekly Native American News Update – March 23, 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Weekly Native American News Update – March 23, 2017World Water Day: Standing With Water Protectors Everywhere March 22 is World Water Day, started by the United Nations in 1993, and this year’s theme is wastewater, there’s no escaping the fact that we all contain it.—as in, the futility…..

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Suncor Oil Refinery Belches Toxic Gases Over Denver For Second Time

Written by at March 24, 2017

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A Suncor oil refinery near Denver, Colorado, belched toxic gases into the air for the second time in five months, according to reports.

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Rep. Tom O’Halleran’s Goal: ‘Working With People’

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Tom O’Halleran traveled an unusual road from a rough Chicago neighborhood to the representative from Arizona’s 1st Congressional District.

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The Siege of Chaco Canyon

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Chaco Canyon, the haunting pinnacle of the ancient Anasazi civilization, beckons even as it is besieged by fracking operations.

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Indigenous Sovereignty and the Political Subordination of Our Nations

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Indigenous sovereignty is an oxymoron; it is the combination of two mutually exclusive terms that cancel each other out. It is incoherent.

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Seneca Gaming Compact: Money for Nothing Ends for New York

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Tensions may ramp up in 2017 as the end of the Seneca gaming compact with New York approaches. No more money for nothing for the state.

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Indigenous Student Earns Prestigious Harvard Post

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Julian SpearChief-Morris, Blood Tribe, is the first indigenous student to be elected president of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau in the bureau’s 104-year history.

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Mary Annette Pember: Native women work with youth offenders on Rosebud Sioux Reservation

Written by at March 24, 2017

The White Buffalo Calf Woman Society sets a path for redemption for Native youth sex offenders.

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Editorial: Federal recognition for tribes in Virginia is long overdue

Written by at March 24, 2017

The recognition is overdue — in the extreme.

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Grand Ronde Tribes secure approval of school mascot agreement

Written by at March 24, 2017

The Oregon tribe is working with public schools to address their use of Indian imagery and to include tribal history in the classrooms.

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Elizabeth LaPensée: Video games encourage indigenous culture

Written by at March 24, 2017

Done right, games have the potential to be self-determined spaces, where Indigenous people can express themselves on their own terms.

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Tiffany Midge: Donald Trump continues to conjure hero Andrew Jackson

Written by at March 24, 2017

Andrew Jackson is the United States’ seventh president and a figure many people believe to be evil incarnate.

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Native Sun News Today Editorial: Just another day of trying to keep up with the Trumps

Written by at March 24, 2017

Doesn’t it seem that we are all living in a reality show called ‘Keeping up with the Trumps.’

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Indian Country mounts another fight after Donald Trump approves another pipeline

Written by at March 24, 2017

‘Here we are again,’ said Chairman Larry Wright of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.

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The Latest Classy and Tasty Products From Northwest Native America

Written by at March 23, 2017

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SEATTLE – Traditional foods with a twist. Snack bites from Tlingit country, made from coho salmon and spruce tips. Affordable art by a famous Northwest Coast Native artist (and it comes with chocolate!). Here are some very cool products that have emerged recently from Northwest Native America.

Art and chocolate: Three chocolate tins offered by noted Canadian chocolatier Rogers’ Chocolates feature art by Richard Hunt, the Kwaguilth artist and member of the Hunt family of artists.

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There’s Something About Andrew Jackson

Written by at March 23, 2017

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President Donald Trump has a complicated relationship with Indian killer Andrew Jackson – a bro-mance of sorts if you will.

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7 Families Share Inspirational Stories About Diabetes in Indian Country

Written by at March 23, 2017

7 Families Share Inspirational Stories About Diabetes in Indian Country

Seven videos showing families dealing with diabetes in Indian country have been created at the University of Oklahoma as a way to inspire other families dealing with it.

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Native Nations March to Trump’s White House Draws Huge Crowds (video)

Written by at March 23, 2017

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On March 10, 2017, thousands of Indigenous activists from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C. for the Native Nations March to protest the Dakota Access pipeline and President Trump’s executive order allowing Energy Transfer Partners to commence building the uncompleted portion of the pipeline, directly adjacent to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Led by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, the march began at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers headquarters and ended at Lafayette Square across from the White House.

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Targeting the Frauds of Native Jewelry and Art

Written by at March 23, 2017

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The Protect Sovereign Native Art Initiative, launched in February, seeks to curb the manufacture, marketing and sale of fake Native jewelry and art.

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Health Care Repeal: Deadline Day Is Here

Written by at March 23, 2017

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Make or break moment awaits as Speaker Paul Ryan needs 216 votes to move his health care reform proposal on to the Senate. The vote is today.

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The Deep State Civil War

Written by at March 23, 2017

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Is the Trump administration on the wrong side of a Deep State conspiracy? depends on who you ask.

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Mark Trahant: Indian health care gains ignored in political debate

Written by at March 23, 2017

The story of Alaska and Montana is not front and center in the health care debate in the House. But it should be.

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