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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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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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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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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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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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Did You Catch Tina Fey’s Standing Rock Shoutout on SNL?

Written by at August 21, 2017

Did You Catch Tina Fey’s Standing Rock Shoutout on SNL?Saturday Night Live, not one to shy away from politics and current events, brought in Tina Fey to talk about Charlottesville, Virginia on their popular Weekend Update segment. Tina Fey’s segment starts at 0:40 in. About 3:00 in is when…..

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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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Santa Clara Pueblo artist Helen Hardin Show Coming to Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Written by at August 19, 2017

Santa Clara Pueblo artist Helen Hardin Show Coming to Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

The amazing work of late Santa Clara Pueblo artist Helen Hardin coming to the IPCC’s newly-renovated South Gallery this fall.

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NAJA Announces 2017 Award Winners

Written by at August 17, 2017

More than 700 entries were submitted for the 2017 NAJA awards, and when the judges were through voting, ICMN netted 30 awards.

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Somebody’s Daughter: The Ongoing Effort to Identify Jane Doe

Written by at August 17, 2017

Law enforcement in Washington are looking to identify a Jane Doe who is believed to be Native American who died in a crash in 1991.

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US Reaps Fear and Hatred GOP Sowed

Written by at August 15, 2017

The puzzle for the Democrats is how to alleviate the fear of white Americans of being replaced or displaced from the seat of power held by the GOP.

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‘40 Under 40’ Natives Named! National Center to Honor its Tenth Class of Awardees

Written by at August 15, 2017

Names of the “Native American 40 under 40” award winners have been released. This marks the 10th anniversary of 40 Under 40. Including 2017’s tenth class of honorees, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development will have recognized 400 total emerging American Indians from across Indian country.

The National Center will honor the 2017 class 40 under 40 award recipients during its inaugural Northwest Enterprise Development Conference at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip,

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Bad River, White Mountain Veterans Housing Get Help with Home Rehabs

Written by at August 15, 2017

Veterans housing on two reservations to receive grants to assist with home rehabs through the Home Depot Foundation and the Housing Assistance Council.

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Tribes Petition to Shut Down DAPL

Written by at August 12, 2017

Standing Rock Sioux and Native groups demand shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) pending further environmental review.

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VIDEO: Tanya Tagaq Sings in Inuktitut on ‘Sivulivinivut’ From Retribution Album

Written by at August 11, 2017

World Premiere Video: Inuk vocalist Tanya Tagaq has released her newest video ‘Sivulivinivut’ from her last album ‘Retribution’

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HDIMT: Lawrence O’Donnell Bids Farewell as Trump Spews Tweets

Written by at August 11, 2017

Lawrence O’Donnell says goodbye to Native intern on camera, while President Trump plays agitator-in-chief on Twitter.

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The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Pow Wow: A Time to Celebrate its History and Traditions

Written by at August 11, 2017

Once down to 200 members, the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska celebrates their 24th annual pow wow 3,500 strong!

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Learn from the Tribes to Reform the Indian Health Service

Written by at August 11, 2017

When it comes to Indian Health Service too much effort is spent on complicated financial reporting requirements rather than quality of care.

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Native Voting Rights—Back to the Drawing Board in South Dakota?

Written by at August 11, 2017

Controversy followed South Dakota’s announcement that voters on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation would have restricted voting access for 2018 elections.

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Sealaska Heritage Institute Welcomes ‘One of a Kind’ Ancestor Home

Written by at August 11, 2017

A Seattle family has donated a “one of a kind” Chilkat robe to the Sealaska Heritage Institute, which will hold a ceremony celebrating it on August 26.

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Federal Indian Housing Money Not Going As Far As it Used To

Written by at August 10, 2017

Members of Congress heard arguments on why NAHASDA needs to be reauthorized, along with why federal Indian housing funds should be a priority for lawmakers.

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