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ICMN’s Cierra Fields Receives $10,000 Make Sense Foundation Scholarship

Written by at April 23, 2017

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$10,000 Make Sense scholarship winner, Cierra Fields (Oklahoma Cherokee) is a Champion for Change, anti-rape advocate and correspondent for ICMN

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You Want Our Native Identity? Take It

Written by at April 23, 2017

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The subject of Native identity has created a divide among us, oftentimes being used for posturing, while the indigenous always lose.

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Fighting Against Fracking In Colombia

Written by at April 23, 2017

Fighting Against Fracking In Colombia

The indigenous Colombian territories are bracing for a new fight against fracking, a process that many would like to see banned within the country.

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Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock: Premieres Earth Day at Tribeca Film Festival

Written by at April 22, 2017

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Today, Earth Day, Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock, is premiering at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival as part of the festival’s N.O.W. special screening section. AWAKE, A Dream From Standing Rock will also be available for a limited time online at awakethefilm.org and interested viewers will be able to stream for a donation of $1 or more from April 22nd to May 6th.

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Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock: Premieres Today, Earth Day, Tribeca Film Festival

Written by at April 22, 2017

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Today, Earth Day, Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock, is premiering at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival as part of the festival’s N.O.W. special screening section. AWAKE, A Dream From Standing Rock will also be available for a limited time online at awakethefilm.org and interested viewers will be able to stream for a donation of $1 or more from April 22nd to May 6th.

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Land Defenders In War and Peace Hold the Line Against Historical Extinction

Written by at April 22, 2017

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Indigenous nations maintain a constant battle as land defenders on the frontlines or in the court room, that oftentimes comes down to who wants it more.

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Indian Gaming Saw Record Revenues in 2015 to Become Top Casino Sector

Written by at April 22, 2017

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American Indian gaming revenue zoomed in 2015, growing at a rate more than double that seen in 2014 and surpassing all other segments of the casino industry

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Chief Beau Dick: Carver, Artist, Advocate, Mentor, Storyteller, Walks On

Written by at April 22, 2017

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Hereditary Chief Beau Dick, full of medicine and magic, walked on March 27, 2017 at the age of 61. He was a renowned carver and artist.

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Indigenous Scholars Endorse D.C. March for Science

Written by at April 22, 2017

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The March for Science in Washington DC on Earth Day has the backing of 1,200 indigenous scientists and their traditional scientific knowledge.

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Arctic Soundscape: An Audible Expedition to Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Written by at April 22, 2017

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Take an acoustic journey through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and intently listen to music in its purest form. Every wild habitat on the planet — even ants and larvae — create their own sound signature.

“A soundscape is a voice of a living habitat,” says Dr. Bernie Krause, noted musician and soundscape ecologist.

Krause has recorded jaguars at night in the Amazon rain forest and mountain gorillas in Africa’s Virunga Mountains.

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HDIMT? Alvina Begay Represents in Boston Marathon; Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Time in Seminole Country

Written by at April 21, 2017

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Navajo runner Alvina Begay showed her Olympic-caliber abilities recently by clocking an impressive time at the Boston Marathon.

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Cherokee Nation Sues Walmart, Drug Companies Over Opioid

Written by at April 21, 2017

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The Cherokee Nation filed suit against CVS, Walmart and others on April 20 declaring an “opioid epidemic of unprecedented proportions’ in Indian country.

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Cherokee Nation Sues Walmart, Drug Companies Over Opioids

Written by at April 21, 2017

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The Cherokee Nation filed suit against CVS, Walmart and others on April 20 declaring an “opioid epidemic of unprecedented proportions’ in Indian country.

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Navajo Nation citizen faces death penalty for murder of tribal officer

Written by at April 21, 2017

Historically, the tribe has opposed capital punishment but views have changed in recent years in response to certain cases.

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The Real Story of That Giant Squash: Separating Myth from Reality

Written by at April 21, 2017

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Many of us have seen stories of the giant squash floating around; but how true is the legend? The real story is even more fascinating and ends with, ‘Thank a Native!’

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White Clay, Nebraska; Good Riddance

Written by at April 21, 2017

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about White Clay.

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Remembering Charlie Hobbs and Bobo Dean, Giants of Indian Law

Written by at April 21, 2017

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Two of Indian country’s legal giants, Charles Hobbs and S. Bobo Dean, walked on in February, leaving behind a legacy of achievements in Indian law.

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Lyrid Meteors Sparkle for Earth Day

Written by at April 21, 2017

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The Lyrid meteor shower, remnants of Comet Thatcher, arrives just in time to pepper the planet with up to 20 shooting stars per hour on Earth Day.

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CA Legislation Proposal to Honor the Ship ‘San Salvador’ (‘Holy Savior’)

Written by at April 21, 2017

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California Senator Benjamin Hueso wants to designate San Salvador as the state’s “official state ship of discovery” without acknowledging the brutal history

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Weekly Native News Update – April 21 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at April 21, 2017

Weekly Native News Update – April 21 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Weekly Native News Update – April 21 2017A Native, Pre-Med, Dean’s List, Canadian Silver Medalist Wrestler: Meet Waylon DeCoteau There are a lot of reasons to keep an eye out for Waylon DeCoteau (Crow/Sioux/Chippewa) who is currently wrestling at First Nations University / University of Regina in…..

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Weekly Native News Update – April 21 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at April 21, 2017

Weekly Native News Update – April 21 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Weekly Native News Update – April 21 2017A Native, Pre-Med, Dean’s List, Canadian Silver Medalist Wrestler: Meet Waylon DeCoteau There are a lot of reasons to keep an eye out for Waylon DeCoteau (Crow/Sioux/Chippewa) who is currently wrestling at First Nations University / University of Regina in…..

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Pow Wow Sweat Heating Up Across The Nation – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at April 21, 2017

Pow Wow Sweat Heating Up Across The Nation – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Pow Wow Sweat Heating Up Across The NationLots of folks are becoming hip to the pow wow fitness craze! Powwow Sweat was recently featured on the Newsy website as well as NPR’s Morning Edition. Listen here to the NPR Morning Edition episode: You can find videos and…..

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Rosalyn LaPier: Tradition mixes with science in tribal communities

Written by at April 21, 2017

For many Native Americans, myth and medicine, religion and science, are not viewed as separate, but are interwoven into the fabric of our lives.

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Simon Moya-Smith: Media continues to peddle in Indian stereotypes

Written by at April 21, 2017

‘This is Indian country. This is enemy country,’ a Fox News pundit said comparing Native Americans to the terrorist organization.

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Meskwaki Tribe diversifies economy with barbecue sauces and more

Written by at April 21, 2017

Over the years, the tribe has expanded into real estate, information technology, tobacco, coffee, construction and food.

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