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Bronson Koenig, Wisconsin Stunned in Sweet 16 By Florida Buzzer Beater

Written by at March 25, 2017

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A last-second shot resulted in Bronson Koenig and Wisconsin falling in the NCAA Sweet 16 Friday night.

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Indigenous Student Earns Prestigious Harvard Post

Written by at March 24, 2017

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Julian SpearChief-Morris, Blood Tribe, is the first indigenous student to be elected president of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau in the bureau’s 104-year history.

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The Latest Classy and Tasty Products From Northwest Native America

Written by at March 23, 2017

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SEATTLE – Traditional foods with a twist. Snack bites from Tlingit country, made from coho salmon and spruce tips. Affordable art by a famous Northwest Coast Native artist (and it comes with chocolate!). Here are some very cool products that have emerged recently from Northwest Native America.

Art and chocolate: Three chocolate tins offered by noted Canadian chocolatier Rogers’ Chocolates feature art by Richard Hunt, the Kwaguilth artist and member of the Hunt family of artists.

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One World, Many Voices: Pictorial History of Canyon Records

Written by at March 22, 2017

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Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix is inviting the public to its premiere exhibit, One World, Many Voices: The Artistry of Canyon Records.

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Bronson Koenig, Badgers Make History in NCAA Tourney: Unseat #1 Villanova

Written by at March 20, 2017

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Wisconsin guard Bronson Koenig (Ho-Chunk) and the Badgers defeated No. 1-seeded Villanova Sat. March 18 the NCAA basketball tournament.

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4th Annual Native Fashion in the City Kicks off Friday in Denver

Written by at March 19, 2017

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4th Native Fashion in the City Indigenous fashion show — focused on Indigenous designers, models, and stylists — kicks off Friday in Denver with ACONAV

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Kaiser Ninth in Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race: Other Alaska Natives in Top 25

Written by at March 17, 2017

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Victories and tragic dog losses at 978-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race’s 758-mile mark. Kaiser holds ninth position.

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2017 Gathering of Nations Miss Indian World Pageant: Final Call For Applications

Written by at March 17, 2017

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The 34th Annual Gathering of Nations has announced a final call for applications for the 2017 Miss Indian World competition.

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Devery Jacobs, Native Filmmakers Will Rock Native Crossroads Film Festival

Written by at March 16, 2017

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Internationally acclaimed Indigenous-made or themed films will be screened at the 2017 Native Crossroads Film Festival, on April 7-8 in Norman, OK.

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Navajo Police Officer Shot, Killed; Funeral Service Scheduled

Written by at March 15, 2017

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Funeral services have been scheduled for a Navajo police officer shot and killed in the line of duty on the Navajo Nation early on March 12. The post Navajo Police Officer Shot, Killed; Funeral Service Scheduled appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Bigger and Better: Expansions, Renovations Underway at Tribal Resort Casinos

Written by at March 15, 2017

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In the casino world, bigger is better, and more is more. From every corner and swath of Indian country, tribes are expanding and renovating their resort casinos. Think more hotel rooms, more gaming options, more restaurants and buffets, and more luxury. Below are five of the most recent and largest expansions, renovations and groundbreakings. Soboba Casino San Jacinto, CA 92583 (866) 476-2622 Soboba.net In 1983 the Soboba Tribe of San Jacinto, The post Bigger and Better: Expansions, Renovations Underway at Tribal Resort Casinos appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Grumpy Moose Alert! Alaskan Residents Warned to Avoid ‘Noggin-Kickin’ Moose

Written by at March 15, 2017

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Watch out for the Grumpy Moose in Alaska! Especially if you are feeding chickens or waiting in a ski line. The post Grumpy Moose Alert! Alaskan Residents Warned to Avoid ‘Noggin-Kickin’ Moose appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Trump to Lay Wreath on Andrew Jackson’s Grave

Written by at March 14, 2017

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President Donald J. Trump is slated to lay a wreath on the gravesite of Andrew Jackson in honor of the late president’s birthday. The post Trump to Lay Wreath on Andrew Jackson’s Grave appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Native American Students Excel at College of the Redwoods

Written by at March 14, 2017

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The College of the Redwoods provides a local place in Humboldt County for Native American students, where one group of women is excelling at track and field. The post Native American Students Excel at College of the Redwoods appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Sterlin Harjo Producing ‘Scalped’ with actors Gil Birmingham, Chaske Spencer and Irene Bedard

Written by at March 13, 2017

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A new ‘Scalped’ Pilot — which will be produced by Sterlin Harjo and air on WGN America — has just announced its lead Native American cast. The post Sterlin Harjo Producing ‘Scalped’ with actors Gil Birmingham, Chaske Spencer and Irene Bedard appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, March 12, 2017

Written by at March 12, 2017

Indian country marked International Women’s Day, marched on Washington and won big in court and Hollywood the week of March 12, 2017. The post The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, March 12, 2017 appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Thor Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi 2017 New Zealander of the Year

Written by at March 12, 2017

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Thor Ragnarok, What We Do in the Shadows and an Oscar nomination: Indigenous filmmaker Taika Waititi named 2017 New Zealander of the Year The post Thor Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi 2017 New Zealander of the Year appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Akwesasne Lacrosse Team, Mohawk Medicine Men Has Native-Designed Iroquois Logo

Written by at March 11, 2017

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A new junior lacrosse team in Akwesasne called the Mohawk Medicine Men has a great Native-designed Iroquois logo. The post Akwesasne Lacrosse Team, Mohawk Medicine Men Has Native-Designed Iroquois Logo appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Super Bowl Host Committee grants $99,352 for MIlle Lacs Ojibwe Community Gardens

Written by at March 10, 2017

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The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, got nearly $100,000 to invest in its sustainable community gardens program, thanks to the MN Super Bowl Host Committee The post Super Bowl Host Committee grants $99,352 for MIlle Lacs Ojibwe Community Gardens appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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International Women’s Day: Honoring Women Warriors (Photos)

Written by at March 8, 2017

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A photo tribute of International Women’s Day through the years by ICMN editor, and photographer Vincent Schilling (Akwesasne Mohawk.) The post International Women’s Day: Honoring Women Warriors (Photos) appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Tradition of Champion Native Runners in Boston Continues

Written by at March 8, 2017

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Native American runners will be recognized at the Boston Marathon this year through the “Pursuits” program. The post Tradition of Champion Native Runners in Boston Continues appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Ageless Grandmother Roxy Wright Wins Fur Rondy Sled Dog Race at 66

Written by at March 8, 2017

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Roxy Wright, Athabascan, won her fourth Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship Sled Dog Race on February 26 at the age of 66. The post Ageless Grandmother Roxy Wright Wins Fur Rondy Sled Dog Race at 66 appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Calling All Beaders: 15,000 Native Beaded Super Bowl Lanyards Needed for 2018

Written by at March 7, 2017

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Are you ready to do some beading? 15,000 Super Bowl Lanyards are needed for for Super Bowl LII and Native beading volunteers are needed! The post Calling All Beaders: 15,000 Native Beaded Super Bowl Lanyards Needed for 2018 appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Native American Republicans: Opening Up a Channel for Discourse About Indian Country’s Issues

Written by at March 6, 2017

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Indian country cannot afford to close the door to Republicans in Congress and in state legislatures, especially those Native American Republicans. The post Native American Republicans: Opening Up a Channel for Discourse About Indian Country’s Issues appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Celebrating Native American Night, Buffalo Bandits Style

Written by at March 6, 2017

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The Buffalo Bandits defeated the Rochester Knighthawks on March 3 in the National Lacrosse League on Native American Night. The post Celebrating Native American Night, Buffalo Bandits Style appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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