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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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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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The Santa Fe Zohi Gallery: Amazing Native Art and a Virtual Standing Rock Bicycle Tour

Written by at August 22, 2017

A Standing Rock Virtual Experience, Native Art, Photography and film, check out the Native-owned and operated Zohi Gallery

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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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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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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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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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Watch! Crow Fair Grand Entry From a Fresh Perspective

Written by at August 21, 2017

Watch! Crow Fair Grand Entry From a Fresh Perspective

Watch! Crow Fair Grand Entry From a Fresh PerspectiveGrand Entry videos are always lovely to watch with the colorful regalia and amazing dancers. But this Grand Entry video is special because it was shot from a kid’s perspective. And not just any kid, but one with photographic genes!…..

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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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In Case You Missed It: Beautiful Native-made Baskets at the Autry Museum in Los Angeles

Written by at August 20, 2017

Beautiful Native-made baskets! The California Indian Basketweavers Association is enjoying a sorely-needed rejuvenation with major funding.

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A List of Alternative Identities to Try for Fun and Profit

Written by at August 20, 2017

Now introducing Hoodwink Identities: a humorous but all-too familiar way to pretend to be Native.

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9 Reasons Dental Health Aide Therapist Programs Are Good for Native Kids

Written by at August 20, 2017

Pioneered by Alaska Native tribes in the early 2000s, Dental Health Aide Therapist Programs are becoming increasingly popular to provide quality healthcare to rural populations.

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Sun Dances: A Place to Feel God

Written by at August 19, 2017

The abundance of Sun Dances this year demonstrates the spiritual resilience and generosity among a people deeply traumatized by historical oppression and severe poverty.

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9 Unique Travel Accessories To Make Your Pow Wow Travel Easier!

Written by at August 19, 2017

9 Unique Travel Accessories To Make Your Pow Wow Travel Easier!If you are a frequent traveler, a great set of travel accessories is one of the worthy investments you could have. Getting the right travel gears can totally make all your trips more enjoyable and comfortable, especially when you want…..

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Native ‘Predator’ Actor Sonny Landham Walks on at 76. Schwarzenegger Says ‘We’ll Miss Him’

Written by at August 19, 2017

Known for ’48 Hrs.’ ‘Poltergeist,’ and ‘Predator,’ Hollywood and Indian country mourn the loss of Native actor Sonny Landham who has walked on at 76

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Chickasaw Student on Quest to Conduct Orchestra

Written by at August 19, 2017

Chickasaw student Austin Davis plays saxophone, but his heart lies in conducting a full symphony orchestra.

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HDIMT? A White Moose Spotted in Sweden, a Donkey in DC

Written by at August 18, 2017

A Swedish nature lover captures a completely white moose on video after three years, while the 25th amendment could be close to being enacted.

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