Arts

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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Call for Submissions: Indian National Finals Rodeo Indian Cowboy and Cowgirl Art Show

Written by at April 23, 2017

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The 2017 Indian National Finals Rodeo will feature a 2nd annual Indian Cowboy and Cowgirl Art Show and new INFR Hall of Fame Inductees.

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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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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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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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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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Pow Wow Planner Apr. 21-23, 2017 – Featured Weekly Pow Wow: ASU’s 31st Annual

Written by at April 21, 2017

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ICMN’s featured weekly pow wow in our pow wow planner is the Arizona State University 31st Annual Pow Wow in Tempe, Arizona April 21st through 23rd

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New Museum Shines Light on Oneida Indian Nation Contributions

Written by at April 20, 2017

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The tough decision faced by the Oneida Indian Nation to join the rebels is told at the Museum of the American Revolution, which opened in Philly April 19.

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New Museum of the American Revolution Shines Light on Oneida Indian Nation Contributions

Written by at April 20, 2017

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The story of how the Oneida Indian Nation decided to join the rebels is told at the Museum of the American Revolution, which opened in Philly April 19.

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Explore Yurok Country, Home to Giant Redwoods on California’s Coast

Written by at April 20, 2017

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The Yurok Tribe resides in the heart of Redwood National Park on the Northern California coast, where old-growth trees tower to the sky with trunks so enormous it can take dozens of people to reach around the base, fingertip to fingertip. Traditional Yurok stories teach that the redwood trees are sacred living beings.

California’s largest tribe, the Yuroks count nearly 5,000 enrolled members. Their ancestral lands contain the vast majority of the coastline near present day Klamath,

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A Native, Pre-Med, Dean’s List, Canadian Silver Medalist Wrestler: Meet Waylon DeCoteau

Written by at April 19, 2017

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A Native American Pre-med Dean’s List champion wrestler: There are a lot of reasons to keep an eye out for Waylon DeCoteau.

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NIGA 2017 – ‘Getting Back to Business’

Written by at April 18, 2017

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The National Indian Gaming Association held its annual conference recently in which it was a return to the roots of NIGA – supporting tribal gaming business

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The FBI Likes Your Water Protectors Post Too: The Do’s and Don’ts

Written by at April 17, 2017

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But while we, water protectors, stand up for the future generations, a massive strategy by state and federal law enforcement seeks to repress and destroy us

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Where are the Next Shoni Schimmels and Bronson Koenigs in College Basketball?

Written by at April 17, 2017

Where are the Next Shoni Schimmels and Bronson Koenigs in College Basketball?

How can we get our talented Native American athletes exposure from the NCAA Division 1 and other college basketball programs, coaches or recruiters?

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Former Olympic Snowboarder Turned Traditional Weaver: IAIA Artist-in-Residence Meghann O’Brien

Written by at April 16, 2017

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From weaving through snow to weaving earthly materials, Northwest coast traditional weaver Meghann O’Brien is a former Olympic pro snowboarder

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, April 16, 2017

Written by at April 16, 2017

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No justice for Loreal Tsingine, and the Trump-Kushners’ sweet real estate deal with the owner of a mining company in Indian country.

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Luger: Achieving Humanity Through Standing Rock

Written by at April 16, 2017

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The battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline got the world to recognize the humanity of Native Americans of the 21st century, even if a little.

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Adoption Fairness Bill: Bipartisan Legislation for Tribal Special Needs Children

Written by at April 15, 2017

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Adoption tax credit fairness for tribes: Bill would give parents adopting tribal special needs children an adoption tax credit available to states

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How Did I Miss That? Wise Words From Saginaw Grant; Wild Onion Season

Written by at April 14, 2017

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Saginaw Grant continues to go strong at 80, while journalism remains strong for a high school in Kansas as the school paper calls out wannabe principal.

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Indian List 2017: Native Man Wins Tribal ID Case After Store Refuses to Serve Him

Written by at April 14, 2017

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The Montana Human Rights Bureau ruled in favor of a Native man’s complaint that a tribal ID is equal to a state ID for public and legal transactions.

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Good Friday and the Native Homeless in Seattle

Written by at April 14, 2017

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On Good Friday, the struggle to uphold treaty rights and protect natural resources, vital to the future of Federally recognized American Indians continues.

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Precedent-Setting Indigenous Environmental Review Rejects Mine

Written by at April 14, 2017

Precedent-Setting Indigenous Environmental Review Rejects Mine

Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwepemc Nation conducted its own environmental assessment of the proposed Ajax Mine, and found the plan lacking.

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Pow Wow Planner Apr. 14-16, 2017 – Featured Weekly Pow Wow: MSU’s American Indian Council

Written by at April 14, 2017

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This Indian Country Media Network’s weekly pow wow planner for Apr. 14-16 includes MSU’s 42nd American Indian Council Pow Wow

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Art of Agriculture: Combining the Hoop House and Modern Farming

Written by at April 14, 2017

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The Beginning Farmer program at Tonalea Day School is combining the hoop house with modern farming techniques to teach agriculture to the next generation.

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A Question Of Abundance: the Western Way of Greed and Life

Written by at April 13, 2017

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When the invasion arrived and slowly swept across this vast land each of us began to experience increasing loss of access to the great abundance.

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