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Nammy 2017 Special Performances Include Gary Farmer and Joseph FireCrow Tribute

Written by at October 4, 2017

Nammy 2017 Special Performances Include Gary Farmer and Joseph FireCrow Tribute

The 2017 Nammys, hosted by Ernie Stevens, will feature Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers Oct. 14th

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Harvest like Our Ancestors: The Resistance is Fertile

Written by at September 20, 2017

Harvest season is a reminder that every tribe should have seeds, gardens, animals, pantries, and fresh water. Food sovereignty enhances tribal sovereignty.

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The Power of Cherokee Women

Written by at September 19, 2017

A tragic story of European conquest and resulting spiritual confusion.

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Water Protector Legal Update: NoDAPL and Line 3

Written by at September 4, 2017

As of July, a total of 499 cases remain open regarding the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, according to reports.

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Water Protector Legal Update: NoDAPL and Line 3

Written by at September 4, 2017

As of July, a total of 499 cases remain open regarding the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, according to reports.

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Canadian National Parks III: The Other Side of the Mountains

Written by at September 3, 2017

Canadian National Parks III: The Other Side of the Mountains

Parks Canada is celebrating 150 years by waiving fees to Canadian National Parks, don’t miss out on the sites; but don’t forget—bears have the right of way.

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Reconnecting On Navajo Mountain

Written by at September 3, 2017

No matter life’s changes Navajo Mountain will always have the power to restore

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Is Indian Market Too Big or Too Small?

Written by at September 3, 2017

An examination of the various undercurrents that affect the Santa Fe Indian Art Market and its participants.

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Indigenous Leaders Press Peruvian Government for Prior Consultation and Cleanup of Oil Concession

Written by at September 3, 2017

Indigenous leaders in Peru have taken to protests to pressure the government to provide consultation and cleanup of oil concession.

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5 Things You May Not Know About Monument Valley

Written by at September 3, 2017

While Monument Valley may be one of the most recognizable vistas in the world, it is not public land; this 92,000-acre valley is operated by the Navajo Nation.

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The Thriving Small Businesses of the Navajo Nation

Written by at September 1, 2017

The Navajo Nation spans three states and has an unemployment rate that tops 50 percent, but these six small businesses are helping to change that.

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Guy Fieri Stops By Pueblo Harvest Cafe for Some Indigenous Eats!

Written by at September 1, 2017

Guy Fieri Stops By Pueblo Harvest Cafe for Some Indigenous Eats!In his new series for Food Network, Guy’s Family Road Trip, celebrity chef Guy Fieri hits the road with his family in search of “iconic landscapes, epic adventures, and delicious eats.” In a recent episode titled “Wild West Canyons and…..

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Bonnie Raitt Announces Sept. Dates in Indian Country: Co-headlining with Indigo Girls

Written by at August 31, 2017

Right off of a visit to New Zealand and Australia, 10-time Grammy Award winner Bonnie Raitt has announced a late summer run of shows in the U.S. including several stops in Indian country.

On Tuesday September 5th, Bonnie Raitt will be performing in Bismarck, ND at the Bismarck Event Center. Both Bonnie Raitt and the Indigo Girls’ Emily Saliers and Amy Ray will co-headline a benefit concert for the non-profit indigenous environmental justice organization Honor the Earth on Friday September 1st at the Bluestem Amphitheater in Moorhead,

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Fond du Lac Bridges the Digital Divide

Written by at August 31, 2017

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa are providing essential high-speed internet access to 900 homes on the reservation by fall 2018.

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Ashley Callingbull in the Running For Maxim’s Finest – Vote Now!

Written by at August 31, 2017

Ashley Callingbull in the Running For Maxim’s Finest – Vote Now!

Ashley Callingbull in the Running For Maxim’s Finest – Vote Now!Ashley Callingbull continues to stun us with her beauty and inspire us with her love for her Enoch Cree Nation and culture. You may remember her as Mrs. Universe! When she’s not traveling across Turtle Island to give speeches and meeting…..

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Muscogee, Cherokee and Quapaw Send Teams to Help With Hurricane Harvey

Written by at August 30, 2017

At least three American Indian tribes in Oklahoma have sent representatives to the Houston area to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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Understanding Charlottesville: Driving Old Dixie Down

Written by at August 30, 2017

Charlottesville has left some people wondering how things ended up so dire, but a quick look back at this country’s history provides answers.

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Yupik Teen Hunter Receives Death Threats

Written by at August 30, 2017

Yupik Teen Hunter Receives Death Threats

A 16-year-old Yupik hunter received death threats after Sea Shepard’s Paul Watson posted an angry rant on Facebook targeting the teen.

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‘Navajo Ninja’ Competes on American Ninja Warrior

Written by at August 30, 2017

‘Navajo Ninja’ Competes on American Ninja Warrior

‘Navajo Ninja’ Competes on American Ninja WarriorCongratulations to Brandon Todacheenie, aka “The Navajo Ninja,” who competed on the crazy tough obstacle course challenge competition known as American Ninja Warrior last night! Todacheenie lives on the Navajo reservation in Shiprock, New Mexico but traveled to Colorado to…..

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Painting in Moscow: Cheyenne-Arapaho Artist Talks Traveling Russia With Buryat People

Written by at August 29, 2017

This month Brent Learned likely became the first Cheyenne Arapaho artist, if not the first-ever Native American artist, to paint live in Moscow’s Red Square. Sporting a t-shirt representing his tribe, he illustrated the famous silhouette of towering red cobblestone buildings. He painted his interpretation of Lenin’s tomb and Saint Basil’s Cathedral.

Learned Red Square

Courtesy Learned

Learned sketches Red Square.

Learned is the visionary founder behind Native Pop and Native American Body of Art.

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Check Out These 5 Historic Iroquois Spots in Central New York

Written by at August 29, 2017

Central New York is full of Haudenosaunee history, here are just five spots those traveling in the area can stop and check out.

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Lummi Battle Atlantic Salmon Spill

Written by at August 28, 2017

Northwest tribes stand behind Lummi Nation as thousands of Atlantic salmon threaten Pacific stocks after 300,000 farmed fish spill into waterways.

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Explore the Legacy of Pocahontas at Jamestown Settlement

Written by at August 28, 2017

“Pocahontas Imagined” is an art exhibit currently on display at the Jamestown Settlement in Virginia that immerses visitors in the life of Pocahontas.

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Native Actor Jeremiah Bitsui Talks Shoe Shines, Ninjas, ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘Better Call Saul’

Written by at August 28, 2017

Jeremiah Bitsui (Navajo/Omaha) was one of the stars of the wildly successful television series, ‘Breaking Bad’

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 27, 2017

Written by at August 27, 2017

Pardoning a racist, the search for a missing mother, and a nationally recognized young Navajo poet—all this and more in Indian country August 27.

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