Uncategorized

Lawmakers seek to reauthorize Indian housing programs questioned by Trump

Written by at September 29, 2017

Lawmakers are launching a second attempt to reauthorize a critical Indian housing law that expired four years ago.

Continue reading »

Living or Surviving on Native American Reservations

Written by at September 27, 2017

Living or Surviving on Native American Reservations

Are Native Americans living or simply surviving on reservations set up by Canadian and United States governments?

The post Living or Surviving on Native American Reservations appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Osage Nation celebrates construction milestone for $150 million casino project

Written by at September 18, 2017

The Osage Nation is making progress on a replacement gaming facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Continue reading »

Vandals Deface Sacred Sanilac Petroglyphs in Michigan

Written by at September 17, 2017

Vandals Deface Sacred Sanilac Petroglyphs in Michigan

Vandals Deface Sacred Sanilac Petroglyphs in MichiganPlease help if you know any information on this crime! See below press release. Statewide DNR News – Sept. 8, 2017 Contact: Sandra Clark (Michigan History Center/DNR), 517-373-6362 or Erik Rodriguez (Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan), 989-775-4076 Earlier this…..

The post Vandals Deface Sacred Sanilac Petroglyphs in Michigan appeared first on PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows.

Continue reading »

Newborn Daughter of Slain Native Woman Finally Returned To Family

Written by at September 15, 2017

Newborn Daughter of Slain Native Woman Finally Returned To Family

Newborn Daughter of Slain Native Woman Finally Returned To FamilyPeople all over Indian Country are rejoicing over a recent court ruling regarding the Savanna Greywind case. On Tuesday September 12th a judge ruled to dismiss the need for protective custody for Haisley Jo, daughter of the slain Native woman……

The post Newborn Daughter of Slain Native Woman Finally Returned To Family appeared first on PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows.

Continue reading »

Cronkite News: Tribal programs land on ‘high risk’ list despite push for reforms

Written by at September 13, 2017

Federal agencies that oversee tribal schools, lands and health care still suffer from weak leadership, a lack of oversight and mismanaged resources, despite nearly a decade of prodding from the Government Accountability Office.

Continue reading »

Cronkite News: Tribal programs land on ‘high risk’ list despite push for reforms

Written by at September 13, 2017

Federal agencies that oversee tribal schools, lands and health care still suffer from weak leadership, a lack of oversight and mismanaged resources, despite nearly a decade of prodding from the Government Accountability Office.

Continue reading »

The Saga Continues…Two New Star Wars Pendleton Blankets!

Written by at September 12, 2017

The Saga Continues…Two New Star Wars Pendleton Blankets!

The Saga Continues…Two New Star Wars Pendleton Blankets!New blankets for you to snuggle up with while you watch your favorite movie! Pendleton has once again joined forces with the Star Wars franchise to bring you two new blankets made with the quality wool/cotton you’ve come to know…..

The post The Saga Continues…Two New Star Wars Pendleton Blankets! appeared first on PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows.

Continue reading »

Experienced Tribal Advocate and Attorney Joe Sarcinella Joins NAFSA

Written by at August 25, 2017

Experienced Tribal Advocate and Attorney Joe Sarcinella Joins NAFSA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Joe Sarcinella has joined the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) as its Chief Operations Officer and General Counsel. Sarcinella is an experienced tribal advocate and attorney, with many years in tribal advocacy and business-related fields. Over the previous four years, he served as Senior Advisor and Liaison for Native American Affairs for the Office of the Secretary of Defense. While there, Sarcinella was the lead official monitoring Department of Defense and military compliance with all applicable federal laws,

The post Experienced Tribal Advocate and Attorney Joe Sarcinella Joins NAFSA appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

EHN: Menominee Nation demands stronger federal oversight of Back Forty Mine

Written by at August 25, 2017

In its continued fight against a mine near sacred waters, the Menominee Nation wants stronger federal regulations to apply as officials weigh the final permit for mine approval.

Continue reading »

Oglala Sioux Tribe secures restitution for funds stolen by former district official

Written by at August 11, 2017

A former district official who stole funds from the Oglala Sioux Tribe has agreed to pay $2,500 in restitution.

Continue reading »

President Trump Bans Transgender From Military—Just the Latest Form of Oppression in the USA

Written by at August 2, 2017

President Trump Bans Transgender From Military—Just the Latest Form of Oppression in the USA

President Trump banned transgender people from military service, following in a long line of oppression in the self-proclaimed “Christian” nation.

The post President Trump Bans Transgender From Military—Just the Latest Form of Oppression in the USA appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Stormier Arctic Means Warmer Arctic

Written by at July 31, 2017

The Arctic is getting balmier and balmier, a development caused by increased storm activity as the climate warm, scientists reveal to Climate News Network.

The post Stormier Arctic Means Warmer Arctic appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Pendleton Star Wars BB-8 Padawan Wool Blanket – eBay find of the week

Written by at July 21, 2017

Pendleton Star Wars BB-8 Padawan Wool Blanket – eBay find of the week

Pendleton Star Wars BB-8 Padawan Wool Blanket – eBay find of the weekPendleton Star Wars BB-8 Padawan Wool Blanket NO TAX This is the droid you’re looking for. This limited edition Pendleton blanket depicts the lovable droid BB-8, a major scene-stealer in The Force Awakens and a favorite of little ones across…..

The post Pendleton Star Wars BB-8 Padawan Wool Blanket – eBay find of the week appeared first on PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows.

Continue reading »

Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline

Written by at June 23, 2017

Tribal leaders remain confident they will be able to stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a decision isn’t expected until the fall.

Continue reading »

Mark Trahant: Donald Trump’s budget threatens to disrupt Indian Country

Written by at June 12, 2017

It’s not too strong to say that Donald Trump’s budget plan would mean an early death for too many people in Indian Country, writes Mark Trahant.

Continue reading »

Mohawk Networks Awarded $6.4M Grant Via NY Broadband Initiative

Written by at June 5, 2017

Mohawk Networks Awarded $6.4M Grant Via NY Broadband Initiative

Mohawk Networks, LLC, is bridging the internet connectivity divide in New York State, thanks to a recent $6.4 million grant through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $500 million “Broadband for All” initiative. The statewide program is committed to making high-speed internet—“no longer a luxury” but a necessity—accessible to every New Yorker by 2018. “Broadband is as vital a resource as running water and electricity to New York’s communities and is absolutely critical to the future of our economy,

The post Mohawk Networks Awarded $6.4M Grant Via NY Broadband Initiative appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Can We Trust Donald Trump?

Written by at May 28, 2017

Can We Trust Donald Trump?

From his business dealings with tribal casinos to his efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and approve the building of oil pipelines, can Donald Trump be trusted?

The post Can We Trust Donald Trump? appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Federal court blocks attempt to condemn lands on Navajo Nation

Written by at May 26, 2017

A dispute over a power line on the reservation has drawn significant interest from Indian Country.

Continue reading »

Lake Erie Native American Council Celebrates Culture and Youth at Pow Wow – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at May 26, 2017

Lake Erie Native American Council Celebrates Culture and Youth at Pow Wow – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Lake Erie Native American Council Celebrates Culture and Youth at Pow WowOver the weekend the Lake Erie Native American Council held a pow wow at the Christ Luthern Church in Cleveland, Ohio. It was not only a celebration of traditions and culture, but also for the younger folks in the community……

The post Lake Erie Native American Council Celebrates Culture and Youth at Pow Wow appeared first on PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows.

Continue reading »

Kevin Washburn: Indian Country feels the pain with Donald Trump

Written by at May 25, 2017

Indian country will feel ‘tremendous fiscal pain’ if the Trump budget is passed.

Continue reading »

Northwest tribes slam Donald Trump’s budget for cuts to Indian programs

Written by at May 24, 2017

Leaders from the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians say the new administration isn’t listening to Indian Country.

Continue reading »

Steven Newcomb: The racist and toxic roots of federal Indian policy

Written by at May 19, 2017

We ought to ask ourselves how well we as Native nations and peoples are making the effort to identify and name the domination and dehumanization imposed on our ancestors.

Continue reading »

Selfies, Sun and Native Music: Students Host IAIA Music Festival With Great Success

Written by at May 19, 2017

Selfies, Sun and Native Music: Students Host IAIA Music Festival With Great Success

Sunshine cooperates with Native musicians, students and families for a great IAIA Music Festival

The post Selfies, Sun and Native Music: Students Host IAIA Music Festival With Great Success appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

Continue reading »

Comment on Dakota Access Pipeline Springs a Leak by craigv

Written by at May 17, 2017

i guess its safe to say " i told ya so aye ?" weeks days and months of protest but no one heard and no one listened ……..

Continue reading »

Next Page »