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Celebrate the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Strawberry Festival and Pow Wow

Written by at June 23, 2017

The strawberry is sacred. Check it out at the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Strawberry Festival

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New Chapter in the Same Story for Native American Graduates

Written by at June 23, 2017

Another graduation season, another story about Native American graduates and their mortarboard regalia causing “disruptions,” even after the passage of SB 319 in Montana.

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Native History: Pres. Calvin Coolidge Summers In Black Hills, Adopted By Sioux

Written by at June 23, 2017

On June 23, 1927, the Sioux County Pioneer, a newspaper in North Dakota, reported that President Calvin Coolidge would be adopted by a Sioux Tribe.

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Onondaga Nation Members Remove Children From School

Written by at June 22, 2017

Onondaga Nation parents, protesting the rejection of a Native school principal on what they consider spurious grounds, yanked their kids out of school.

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Resurgence of Diné Principles to Guide the Diné People

Written by at June 22, 2017

Resurgence of Diné Principles to Guide the Diné People

A new collection of essays entitled “Navajo Sovereignty: Understandings and Visions of the Diné People” provides a way forward for indigenous philosophy.

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How the Indian Child Welfare Act Preserves and Strengthens American Indian Families

Written by at June 22, 2017

The Indian Child Welfare Act wasn’t created to unfairly target mixed race Native children, it can help preserve and strengthen American Indian families.

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Seneca Rookie Zed Williams scores two goals in first Major League Lacrosse game: Named Player of the Week

Written by at June 22, 2017

Player of the Week and an OT Win – Rochester Rattlers Rookie and Seneca Star Zed Williams is making waves for Major League Lacrosse

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Praying for the Sacred and World Peace

Written by at June 21, 2017

It is more important than ever to pray for and protect the sacred that is Mother Earth, says Chief Arvol Looking Horse.

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Tribe Expands on Eco-tourism With Hiking and Biking on Fire Mountain Trails

Written by at June 21, 2017

Adjacent to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, a track of verdant reservation land has been sculpted into an outdoor adventure area featuring 10.5 miles of hiking, biking and running trails.

Fire Mountain Trail System on tribal land in Cherokee, North Carolina, recently opened to the public to much fanfare. Situated within close proximity to downtown Cherokee, the loop is accessed via Oconaluftee Indian Village, the tribe’s living history village,

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Celebrating Centuries of Indigenous Country

Written by at June 21, 2017

Canada celebrates National Aboriginal Day on June 21, educating about everything from pre-European life through contemporary Indigenous Peoples.

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June 21, 2017

Written by at June 21, 2017

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Sacramento Walk of Stars Announces Olympian Billy Mills Among Its 2017 Honorees

Written by at June 21, 2017

Olympian Billy Mills get a Sacramento Star: Sacramento Walk of Stars announces Ruthie Bolton, Billy Mills and Russ Solomon as 2017 honorees

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Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum: Out of the Garage—Into the Display Case

Written by at June 21, 2017

The Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum is in the final stages of reinventing itself to tell the story of its community in its own manner.

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GA Governor Proclaims ‘Georgia Swarm Day’ after Miles Thompson Scores Championship Goal

Written by at June 21, 2017

Native Goal in Overtime! GA Governor Proclaims ‘Georgia Swarm Day’ after Miles Thompson Scores Championship Goal for Georgia Swarm

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Quapaw Tribe’s $1M Processing Plant Will Aid its Farm-to-Fork Goals and Economic Development

Written by at June 21, 2017

Quapaw members, traditionally agricultural people, are embracing a farm-to-fork lifestyle and economic development with their soon-to-open processing plant for bison and cattle meat.

Today, bison, goats and about 500 head of cattle roam 1,500 acres of the tribe’s Ottawa County plains in northeastern Oklahoma. Gardens and greenhouses grow fresh veggies and herbs, and some 50 beehives produce honey that the tribe hopes to develop for market. The tribe may add poultry to the mix,

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MSU Sending Tribal College Students on New PATHS to Food Sovereignty

Written by at June 21, 2017

MSU Sending Tribal College Students on New PATHS to Food Sovereignty

Several tribal college students will be spending their summer at Montana State University learning how to advance food sovereignty for tribes.

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Watch This! Colorful Hoop Dancing at Ottawa’s Glowfair – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at June 21, 2017

Watch This! Colorful Hoop Dancing at Ottawa’s GlowfairI’ve seen some blacklight/dayglo hoop dancing before, but haven’t seen the bright LED hoops being used yet! Now in it’s third year, Glowfair transforms Ottawa’s retail district into a “non-stop celebration of cutting edge music, mesmerizing entertainment and dazzling street…..

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Pride Month Photos: 40 Years of Native Pride with Felipe Rose of the Village People

Written by at June 20, 2017

40 Years of Native Pride with Felipe Rose and the Village People. Entertained Hampton Roads Pride Festival audience this past weekend

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Aboriginal Day Live 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at June 20, 2017

Aboriginal Day Live 2017ABOUT ABORIGINAL DAY LIVE 2017 EIGHT CITIES, ONE GREAT GATHERING On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, join the gathering and celebrate Aboriginal cultures with Aboriginal Peoples Television Network’s Aboriginal Day Live across Canada! Watch Online This year marks the largest celebration of…..

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Google Doodle Celebrates First Native Physician – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at June 20, 2017

Google Doodle Celebrates First Native PhysicianIn case you missed it over the weekend, Google Doodle once again honored an outstanding Native American. “Today’s Doodle honors the life and legacy of Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915), the first American Indian to earn a medical degree……

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Young Grass Dancer Talks Pow Wow with CBC Kids – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at June 20, 2017

Young Grass Dancer Talks Pow Wow with CBC Kids – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Young Grass Dancer Talks Pow Wow with CBC KidsIn this short clip from CBC Indigenous, a young grass dancer named Dreyden talks about his favorite part of the pow wow, dancing!

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Sparks GON Fly on Social Media Over Gathering of Nations Prices, Crowding or Fun Factor

Written by at June 20, 2017

Social Media Controversy Continues: Some won’t miss Gathering of Nations, while others say they just won’t go

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Native American Fitness: Mind-Body-Spirit

Written by at June 19, 2017

Native American Fitness: Mind-Body-Spirit

Native American health has declined for many reasons over the years, but the Jim Thorpe All Indian Games provide a glimpse of true Native fitness.

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Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe to Host Grand Re-Opening of Historic Indian Bowl – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at June 19, 2017

Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe to Host Grand Re-Opening of Historic Indian BowlIf you happen to be in Northern Wisconsin for the 4th of July holiday, consider attending the Grand Re-Opening of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Ojibwe’s Grand Re-Opening of their historic Indian Bowl. A venue that has a more…..

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Who Has the Best Frybread Recipe? – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at June 19, 2017

Who Has the Best Frybread Recipe? – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Who Has the Best Frybread Recipe?I heard Victor’s mom makes the best fry bread in the whole world! Hahaha. Most of us have a great recipe that’s been passed down within the family. But in case your family is being stingy, there are a ton…..

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