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Johnson v. M’Intosh: A Paper Monument of White Christian Supremacy

Written by at May 23, 2017

A New York Times editorial recently addressed the issue of white supremacy monuments erected around the country, but forgot to mention any paper monument.

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Joe Pakootas Among Reasons to Be Optimistic on Northwest Growth

Written by at May 23, 2017

Joe Pakootas is Democratic Party vice chair in Washington; that’s just a sample of the bright future of politics and environmental arenas in the Northwest.

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Need Money for College? Cobell Scholarship Fund Reaches $60 Million

Written by at May 23, 2017

Native American students should consider the Cobell Scholarship Fund when planning their future higher education plans; it recently topped at $60 million.

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Debra Haaland of Laguna Pueblo Throws Hat in Ring for US Congress

Written by at May 22, 2017

Debra Haaland helped turn the state of New Mexico from a red to a blue state in last year’s elections and now she is making a run for U.S. Congress.

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The Bering Strait Theory Is First Title For Indian Country Books

Written by at May 21, 2017

With this new digital book from Indian Country Media Network, readers can learn about the fraught history and controversies associated with The Bering Strait Theory.

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, May 21, 2017

Written by at May 21, 2017

The Comey firing resonates, a blood for oil scandal is exposed, and other stories gripping Indian country during the Week That Was, May 21.

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Wadopana Canoe Journey ‘Will Revive Part Of Our Culture’

Written by at May 21, 2017

The Wadopana Nakoda people have never forgot their ties to the water and have waited for a reawakening of sorts, the Wadopana Canoe Journey is it.

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DAPL Civil Suit Dropped Against Archambault, Council Members

Written by at May 19, 2017

The civil lawsuit filed by DAPL last August against Standing Rock Sioux Chairman David Archambault II was dismissed by a federal judge.

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Will Indians Survive Donald Trump?

Written by at May 19, 2017

With every presidential administration, there are changes in policies—especially for American Indians and minorities—can Natives survive President Donald Trump?

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Siletz Indians Ask Oregon Tribes to Unite for Salem Intertribal Project

Written by at May 19, 2017

The Confederated Tribe of Siletz Indians have proposed a “shared mission” that involves building a casino resort on their tribal land in Salem, Oregon, and sharing an unprecedented 25 percent of the net gaming revenue with state and local government. Meanwhile, the Siletz would split 50 percent of net revenue with participating tribes and take 25 percent.

There’s just one catch: participating tribes must guarantee they’ll never build a casino in the Portland area,

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Census Bureau Launches My Tribal Area for Indian Country

Written by at May 18, 2017

My Tribal Area, launched the first week of May by the U.S. Census Bureau intends to offer easy access to statistics within reservation and trust-held lands.

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The Downside to Impeaching Trump

Written by at May 18, 2017

As the cards stack up against President Trump, it’s only fair to ask if we are comfortable with any of his potential replacements.

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The Navajo Housing Authority and Latest Cut Need a Band Aid

Written by at May 18, 2017

Navajo President Russell Begaye recently signed legislation removing the entire Navajo Housing Authority following allegations of misuse of federal funding.

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Trump and the Burning Bag of Poo on the White House Porch

Written by at May 17, 2017

Trump and the Burning Bag of Poo on the White House Porch

President Trump may step in the burning bag of poo on the White House doorstep, but are the Democrats ready to lead?

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An In-Depth Conversation with the Indigenous Musician You Need to Know: Nahko Bear

Written by at May 16, 2017

Selling Out Concerts All Over the World – Here is an In-Depth Conversation with the Musician You Need to Know: Nahko Bear

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Alaska Shoots Down State Income Tax Proposal

Written by at May 16, 2017

The Alaska Senate voted down a state income tax that was not only fair but necessary according to supporters and Alaska Natives.

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Navajo Generating Station: The Interior Department Is Listening

Written by at May 16, 2017

Navajo Generating Station: The Interior Department Is Listening

Plans are under way for closing the Navajo Generating Station, and Navajo and Hopi are looking for economic alternatives.

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Indian Pop Art Has Fallen? Non-Native Art Scholar, Kristine Ronan Makes Her Case After Controversy

Written by at May 15, 2017

Non-Native Art Scholar, Kristine Ronan sparks contreversy by stating “Indian Pop Art” has fallen

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Kevin Washburn Among This Year’s Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame Inductees

Written by at May 15, 2017

Kevin Washburn Among This Year’s Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame Inductees

Kevin Washburn and four others will be inducted into the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame for their dedication to the tribe and Indian country.

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Comey Had It Coming: The FBI and it’s Destructive History with Native People

Written by at May 15, 2017

Thing About Skins by Gyasi Ross: “James Comey Had It Coming: The FBI and it’s Destructive History with Native People.”

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Beachfront Nuclear Wasteland in Southern California?

Written by at May 15, 2017

Beachfront Nuclear Wasteland in Southern California?

Tribal members have not been consulted about a proposal to store nuclear waste at a facility 100 feet from the ocean at San Onofre beach in California.

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, May 14, 2017

Written by at May 14, 2017

Joy Harjo’s prestigious poetry prize, a new fight against Keystone XL, and combatting appropriation and racism in Indian country, all during the Week That Was, May 14, 2017.

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Bears Ears in Crosshairs as Zinke Tours

Written by at May 12, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke toured Bears Ears National Monument, pondered the best way to preserve it for tribes while exploiting extraction potential.

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Environment Will Define the Trump Era

Written by at May 12, 2017

The environment will be a defining feature of the Donald Trump presidency much like 9/11 to George W. Bush and economic crisis to Barack Obama.

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How’d I Miss That: Baby Bison, My Blue Heaven, and Comey Gets Trumped

Written by at May 12, 2017

Wind River sees the birth of its first bison calf in more than 130 years, while Crayola seeks to name a new color and Trump baffles all.

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