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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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Northwest Ordinance and Slavery: White Supremacy in the Foundation of the US

Written by at May 24, 2017

Robert Alexander’s “The Northwest Ordinance” shows how the 1787 Northwest Ordinance served as a mechanism for extending U.S. jurisdiction.

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Art and Music are Medicine: Ways to Encourage Young Native Artists

Written by at May 22, 2017

Nine Great Reasons to Encourage Young Native Artists in Music, Art and Dance

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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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Celebrating Armed Forces Day: How to Spot a Native American Veteran

Written by at May 20, 2017

Celebrating Armed Forces Day: Some lighthearted and serious ways to tell if someone is a Native American Veteran. By ICMN’s Vincent Schilling

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Pow Wow Planner May 19-22, 2017 – Featured Weekly: Trail of Tears Remembrance

Written by at May 19, 2017

ICMN’s featured weekly pow wow in our pow wow planner is the Trail of Tears Remembrance Tribute in Battlefield, Missouri May 20-21.

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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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New Pilot Project Connects Military Veterans with Arts in Oklahoma

Written by at May 11, 2017

The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs is offering veterans a chance to participate in a variety of art instruction classes through a new pilot project.

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Fight the Power: Heroes of Native Resistance, Women Warriors

Written by at May 9, 2017

Check out this list of Native American women warriors who stood their ground just as bravely as their male counterparts.

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How Did I Miss That? Sho-Ban’s Ceremonial Bison Hunt, Yak Meat, and Snake Bites Dog

Written by at May 5, 2017

The Shoshone and Bannock Tribes conducted their tenth annual ceremonial bison hunt at the National Elk Refuge. And border security confiscated 70 pounds of Yak meat in New York.

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NAFSA: Investing in Tribal Economic Growth

Written by at May 5, 2017

Often conflated with payday lending the NAFSA model is designed to promote tribe lending to highly qualified individuals, as determined by NAFSA’s algorithm

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Photos: The 2017 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

Written by at May 4, 2017

Great photos! Thousands of dancers, drummers and spectators traveled to Albuquerque to attend the 2017 Gathering of Nations pow wow

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Taos Pueblo Veterans: We Fought Before We Were Citizens, Where’s the VA for Us?

Written by at May 2, 2017

Scott Blackburn representing the Department of Veterans Affairs took his first visit to Indian country to hear concerns from Taos Pueblo veterans.

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