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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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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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Activists Smash 200-year-old Statue to Christopher Columbus

Written by at August 22, 2017

A group of activists in Baltimore, Maryland, smashed a monument to Christopher Columbus saying he “initiated a centuries-old wave of terrorism.”

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Cronkite News: Officials emphasize safety as President Trump returns to Arizona for rally

Written by at August 22, 2017

Local law enforcement leaders, school officials and businesses are bracing for President Donald Trump’s visit to Arizona, with public officials saying they are calmly working to avoid violent clashes between supporters and counter-protesters.

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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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Gyasi Ross: Vice failed to ask Native people for thoughts about Mount Rushmore

Written by at August 22, 2017

Gyasi Ross pens a response on Indian Country Media Network to VICE editor Wilbert Cooper regarding his article, ‘Let’s Blow Up Mt. Rushmore,’

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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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Over the Years, Americans Have Become Increasingly Exposed to Extremism

Written by at August 22, 2017

Extremism has always been with us, but the Internet has allowed ideas that advocate hate and violence to reach more and more people.

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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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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe celebrates completion of rural water supply system

Written by at August 22, 2017

The $29.2 million Standing Rock Rural Water Supply System will serve about 10,000 people on the reservation.

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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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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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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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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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Native People Discuss What To Do About Mt. Rushmore (No, Don’t Blow it Up, Stupid Ass Vice.com)

Written by at August 20, 2017

The Thing About Skins: Blow up Mt. Rushmore? Not so fast Vice.com, why don’t you talk to Native people first? We know a little something …

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 20, 2017

Written by at August 20, 2017

A Charlottesville turning point, a Standing Rock shout-out, and a Jane Doe cold case, all captured attention in Indian country during The Week That Was for August 20, 2017.

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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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