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Bad River, White Mountain Veterans Housing Get Help with Home Rehabs

Written by at August 15, 2017

Veterans housing on two reservations to receive grants to assist with home rehabs through the Home Depot Foundation and the Housing Assistance Council.

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New Hires Roundup: Four Female Executives Named to Lead Tribal Enterprises & Casinos

Written by at August 9, 2017

New Hires Roundup: Four Female Executives Named to Lead Tribal Enterprises & Casinos

Business and gaming industry veterans were appointed to top-level positions at tribally owned enterprises and casinos this year for both their experience and “empowerment, passion and perseverance.” This round-up of four new hires happens to be a venerable, all-female lineup, representative of the growing number of women assuming CEO and other executive level positions at tribal corporations, as well as in the historically male-dominant gaming world.

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Celebrating 151 Years: 2017 Winnebago Homecoming Celebration & Pow Wow

Written by at July 28, 2017

Celebrating 151 Years: 2017 Winnebago Homecoming Celebration & Pow Wow

151 years of pow wows: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska honors cultural traditions at Homecoming Celebration & Pow Wow

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Motorcycle Ride Raises $5K for Eastern Cherokee Cancer Patients

Written by at July 18, 2017

The Redrum Motorcycle club, the largest Native American–based bike club in the world, rode through the Smokey Mountains to support Eastern Cherokee cancer survivors.

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Two People Important to Tigua Indians Walk On

Written by at July 13, 2017

Spiritual leader Francisco Holguin and lawyer Tom Diamond, an ally to the Tigua Indians, walked on recently—both fought for recognition and gaming rights.

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The Turtle Honors Extraordinary Sacrifice of Indian Warriors on D-Day

Written by at July 12, 2017

The Charles Shay Indian Memorial Park in Normandy, France is dedicated to Indian warriors and others who were a part of D-Day.

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McLean: Trumpcare, and Surviving Cancer Despite Health Care Bills

Written by at July 12, 2017

Tessa McLean, Ojibwe, a cancer survivor, says Trumpcare would be detrimental to people with pre-existing conditions.

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Quicken Loans Retains Indian Mortgage Lead

Written by at July 9, 2017

In the “Early Look” at 2016 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data, Quicken Loans surpassed Wells Fargo to lead when it comes to offering an Indian mortgage.

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Without the First Americans, There Would Be No USA

Written by at July 4, 2017

European immigrants would not have survived long enough to form the 13 colonies or celebrate the Fourth of July if it weren’t for Natives on the east coast

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Arlee Esyapqeyni Pow Wow Celebrates 119 Years During its 2017 Annual Gathering

Written by at June 30, 2017

This year, the Arlee Esyapqeyni Pow Wow celebrates 119 years of Native traditions once opposed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – June 28, 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at June 30, 2017

Pow Wow Calendar Update – June 28, 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Pow Wow Calendar Update – June 28, 2017Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow Wow 26th Annual Honoring Our Veterans Competition Pow Wow June…..

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – June 28, 2017

Written by at June 30, 2017

Pow Wow Calendar Update – June 28, 2017Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow Wow 26th Annual Honoring Our Veterans Competition Pow Wow June…..

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How did I Miss That? Paddling With Sharks – In the Ocean and DC

Written by at June 23, 2017

Paddleboarders recently found themselves surrounded by sharks, and calmly and safely followed directions without harm – no they weren’t in DC.

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Chickasaw Cultural Center: A Home for People, History and Culture

Written by at June 20, 2017

The Chickasaw Cultural Center offers visitors a journey through tribal history across 96,000 square feet of galleries, archives and more.

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The Color of Affirmative Action Could Have Been Olive Drab

Written by at June 20, 2017

At its inception the GI Bill worked wonders in breaking the class barrier; however, it did little to resolve racial barriers.

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Sparks GON Fly on Social Media Over Gathering of Nations Prices, Crowding or Fun Factor

Written by at June 20, 2017

Social Media Controversy Continues: Some won’t miss Gathering of Nations, while others say they just won’t go

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Indian Will and Estate Planning on the Agenda for Tribal Attorneys

Written by at June 18, 2017

SIRE will host an Indian Will Drafting CLE to help educate Natives on the process of estate planning and to help build trust in Indian wills.

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Former Native Boarding School Celebrates Annual Father’s Day Pow Wow

Written by at June 16, 2017

The Stewart Indian School embraces its ‘living legacy with their annual Father’s Day Pow Wow – List of additional pow wows

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Sounding Thunder: Francis Pegahmagabow’s World War 1 Stories

Written by at June 16, 2017

One of the most decorated soldiers in Canada, World War 1 hero Francis Pegahmagabow was the most skilled sniper in North American military history.

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NCAI Mid-year: Coordination Key to Strengthening Sovereignty and Self-Governance

Written by at June 15, 2017

Tribal leaders discuss strengthening sovereignty by providing a united front to the new administration; may have an ally in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

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‘Walking Dead’ Producer Gale Anne Hurd on LA Film Fest Premiere of Mankiller

Written by at June 12, 2017

The Walking Dead Executive Producer Gale Anne Hurd talks about her documentary ‘MANKILLER’ based on the life of Wilma Mankiller

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Yes, Trump’s Budget Is Destructive & Disruptive (And We’ve Seen That Before)

Written by at June 12, 2017

Donald J. Trump is easy to blame for a bad budget that could change the nature of government, resulting in great hardships across Indian country.

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, June 4, 2017

Written by at June 4, 2017

A senseless murder, invisible Indians, and the nonpartisan, warming climate during the Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, June 4, 2017.

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How did I Miss That? Memorial Day at NMAI; Canadian Icebreaker Starts Conversation With Inuit

Written by at May 26, 2017

NMAI is featuring a Memorial Day exhibit, titled “Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces,” that’s bound to be controversial.

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Pow Wow Planner May 26-29, 2017 – Featured Weekly: Bear Dance Pow Wow

Written by at May 26, 2017

ICMN’s featured weekly pow wow in our pow wow planner is the Southern Ute Indian Tribe Bear Dance Pow Wow in Ignacio, Colorado on May 26th – 27th.

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