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VIDEO: 6th Grader Herbie Barber IV: Champ Choctaw Punts Over an Airplane

Written by at May 24, 2017

VIDEO: Introducing Herbie Barber IV: The Victorious Sixth-grade Choctaw football player that can punt over a large airplane

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Alabama-Coushatta Indians Litigate the Honor of Texas

Written by at May 24, 2017

Alabama-Coushatta Indians Litigate the Honor of Texas

Texas wants to fine the Alabama-Coushatta $10,000 for every day they have offered electronic bingo at Naskila, claiming the tribe is in violation of a federal injunction.

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Forgotten: American Indians in Texas

Written by at May 24, 2017

The history of American Indians in Texas has been overlooked and whitewashed, and broken promises to the Alabama and Coushatta nations are truly egregious.

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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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Coeur d’Alene Lake Is a World of Adventure

Written by at May 22, 2017

Coeur d’Alene Lake Is a World of Adventure

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe, proud of its heritage and environmental stewardship, welcomes visitors to its historic lands in northern Idaho.

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Four Days Toward Reconciling Dakota War Tension in Mankato

Written by at May 22, 2017

A four-day event in Mankato, Minnesota aims to work toward reconciliation between Native and non-Native people in the area where 155 years ago the U.S.-Dakota War came to a gruesome end.

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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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Native Family Stories and the Connecting Thread of Survival

Written by at May 21, 2017

All things are connected and the more you learn of your family stories the more this will become clear. Seek out your family story tellers.

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HDIMT? One Mare Time! Plus, Scorpions on a Plane

Written by at May 19, 2017

In this week’s roundup of odds and ends ripped from the headlines, news of a rare twin birth to a quarter horse mare has hopes soaring mom and foals will pull through.

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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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Patriot Nations Exhibit Honoring Native American Armed Forces Opening at Fort Snelling

Written by at May 18, 2017

Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces – Native Americans get in free at Fort Snelling Exhibit honoring the service of Native American veterans

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NishDish: Toronto’s Anishnawbe Cafe Serves Tasty Native Foods, Sparks Cultural Revival

Written by at May 18, 2017

At the counter of Algonquin Ojibwe Chef Johl Whiteduck Ringuette’s tiny café in Toronto, you can order hearty ground-elk chili, Three Sisters stew, Arctic Char, turkey wild rice soup, dandelion salad, roasted venison and wild rice casserole, or simply a cup of Mohawk tea. After operating an Aboriginal food catering service in Toronto for more than a decade, Ringuette debuted his storefront café and marketeria, serving up traditional Anishnawbe (Nish) food and selling authentic indigenous wares,

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Injured Eagles Find a Home At Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary

Written by at May 17, 2017

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Eagle Aviary houses eagles unable to be rehabilitated and is as an option aside from the national repository for feathers.

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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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Graffiti Culture Meets Lakota Culture in South Dakota at the RedCan Graffiti Jam

Written by at May 16, 2017

The RedCan Graffiti Jam which mixes graffiti and Lakota culture – takes place June 29 to July 1 on the Cheyenne River Lakota reservation

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Dark Tourism, Aboriginal Imprisonment and the ‘Prison Tree’ That Wasn’t

Written by at May 16, 2017

The Derby boab tree has become a major attraction – visited by local and international tourists – for its prison tree myth that started in 1948.

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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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Steve Sheinkin’s ‘Undefeated’ Is More Than a Book About Jim Thorpe

Written by at May 14, 2017

“Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team” is a great story for any sports fan that’s more than a book just about a great athlete

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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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Marvel’s New Mutants Movie: Who should play the Native American Mutant Danielle Moonstar?

Written by at May 12, 2017

Marvel’s New Mutants Movie trends on Twitter, but who will play Native American New Mutant Danielle Moonstar?

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After James Comey’s Firing, Indian Affairs Hearings on Hold

Written by at May 12, 2017

The fallout from the firing of FBI Director James Comey rippled throughout the Senate at Committee hearings were put on hold.

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Native History: Court Rules Standing Bear Is a Man With Rights

Written by at May 12, 2017

On May 12, 1879, 138 years ago, Ma-Chu-nah Zah or Chief Standing Bear was declared a man in the federal courts of the United States. In the first American Indian civil rights case

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The Music That Shapes Our Lives As Natives

Written by at May 11, 2017

I don’t know exactly what it is like for other tribes, but for the Karuk music and songs are an integral part of what defines our cultural continuum.

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Indian-Killer Andrew Jackson’s Indian Removal Act on Display for First Time

Written by at May 11, 2017

The Indian Removal Act, signed by Andrew Jackson in 1830, is on display at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. for the first time.

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New YouTube Channel Takes Us to ‘Native American Destinations’ – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 11, 2017

New YouTube Channel Takes Us to ‘Native American Destinations’You might remember we shared a story on Ron Cooper, the Comanche man who retraced the Trail of Tears and wrote a book about his journey. He’s back to offer us some history and travel ideas in a new YouTube…..

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