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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set to advance three bills at business meeting

Written by at September 11, 2017

Federal recognition for tribes in Virginia, economic development for tribes in Oregon and housing for Native veterans are on the agenda for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

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The Day White Innocence Died: An Indigenous Take on #September11

Written by at September 11, 2017

God bless the families of all who were harmed by September 11th. God also bless the families devastated by terrorism perpetrated by the United States.

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California Tribes Form Cannabis Association

Written by at September 3, 2017

California tribes have created the California Native American Cannabis Association to approach cannabis cultivation with tribal sovereignty in mind.

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Government Reservation Mortgages Pass $600 Million in Finance, 5,000 Loans

Written by at September 1, 2017

The most successful Indian mortgages program to date has been the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 184 loan.

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IHS Leadership Fails to Explain Budget Needs

Written by at August 30, 2017

If there is a poster child in Indian country for All that can go wrong will go wrong, it is IHS, with the BIE or BIA running a close second.

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Daytripping in Washington’s Seaside Smithsonian: Friday Harbor

Written by at August 24, 2017

Friday Harbor, a town of 2,000 residents on San Juan Island, has become something of a seaside Smithsonian

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Supermen in the White House

Written by at August 22, 2017

Aryan supermen came about during World War II and Hitler’s rise, but they can be found in DC today as well.

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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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