Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on tribal gaming industry

Written by at September 25, 2017

It’s that time again — the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding an oversight hearing on the tribal gaming industry.

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Remembering the Life and Legacy of John Trudell

Written by at September 23, 2017

Activist, poet, and Native thinker John Trudell walked on December 8 at the age of 69. “I want people to remember me as they remember me,” he said.

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2017 Morongo Pow Wow Photos

Written by at September 23, 2017

2017 Morongo Pow Wow Photos

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Drum Groups – 2017 Morongo Pow Wow

Written by at September 23, 2017

Drum Groups – 2017 Morongo Pow Wow

Drum Groups – 2017 Morongo Pow Wow2017 Morongo Pow Wow Cabazon, California September 22-24 Watch LIVE Drum Groups Northern Indian Horse Blue Medicine Well Mystic River War Horse Battle Axe Southern Wolf Robe Buc Wild Thunder Clan Cozad Creepin South 2017 Morongo Pow Wow Cabazon, California…..

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Mark Trahant: States complain to Senate about the burdens of Indian health care

Written by at September 22, 2017

Wouldn’t it be cool if once, just once, there was a debate in Congress that could only be decided by a vote that benefits Native people?

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Cronkite News: Tribal leaders focus on marijuana industry at conference in Arizona

Written by at September 22, 2017

Tribal leaders discussed the potential opening of legal marijuana businesses on tribal lands at the National Indian Gaming Association conference.

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The Conversation: Collaboration can help with Canada’s indigenous water crisis

Written by at September 22, 2017

Research that’s driven by Indigenous peoples can help to identify the causes of poor water quality in specific areas, and to design appropriate interventions.

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The Conversation: Collaboration can help with Canada’s indigenous water crisis

Written by at September 22, 2017

Research that’s driven by Indigenous peoples can help to identify the causes of poor water quality in specific areas, and to design appropriate interventions.

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Museum acquires tribal collection from religious college with troubled record

Written by at September 22, 2017

The Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts is promising to comply with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act after acquiring a large collection of tribal items.

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President Trump headed to Alabama to campaign for land-into-trust opponent

Written by at September 22, 2017

President Donald Trump is hoping his popularity will help a Senate candidate who fought the Poarch Band of Creek Indians on land-into-trust issues.

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California Tribal College names Blackfeet Nation citizen Billie Jo Kipp as president

Written by at September 21, 2017

Billie Jo Kipp, the newly named president of the California Tribal College, has a lot on her plate as the institution builds a bigger future.

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Seneca Nation prepares for arbitration in gaming dispute with state of New York

Written by at September 21, 2017

The Seneca Nation is eager to start arbitration proceedings in a Class III gaming dispute with the state of New York.

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Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians choose Leonard Forsman as new president

Written by at September 21, 2017

Leonard Forsman, the chairman of the Suquamish Tribe, is the new president of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians.

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Democracy Now: Judges try to end legal defense program for #NoDAPL resisters

Written by at September 21, 2017

Judges in North Dakota are seeking to end a program that allows out-of-state lawyers to represent the hundreds of people who were arrested for resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Suquamish Tribe looks to address homelessness on reservation with tiny houses

Written by at September 21, 2017

The Suquamish Tribe is taking a unique approach to homelessness on its reservation in Washington.

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Grand Portage Band celebrates trust status for 145-acre island at Lake Superior

Written by at September 21, 2017

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is celebrating a historic achievement by reclaiming its ancestral lands in Minnesota.

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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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Former Indian Country editor blames demise on non-Indian gaming operations

Written by at September 20, 2017

In a report on Voice of America, a former editor at Indian Country Today Media Network is offering details on the demise of the operation.

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Former Indian Country editor blames demise on non-Indian gaming operations

Written by at September 20, 2017

In a report on Voice of America, a former editor at Indian Country Today Media Network is offering details on the demise of the operation.

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Nottawaseppi Huron Band arrests casino patron who left son at home to gamble

Written by at September 20, 2017

A Michigan woman is facing child endangerment charges after she allegedly left her son alone at home while she gambled at the Nottawaseppi Huron Band’s caisno.

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Blackfeet Nation reaches deal to acquire assets of troubled town on reservation

Written by at September 20, 2017

The Blackfeet Nation has settled a long-running dispute with a troubled community on the reservation in Montana.

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Yankton Sioux Tribe blasts police officers for use of force against elderly citizen

Written by at September 20, 2017

An elderly citizen of the Yankton Sioux Tribe was hospitalized after being roughed up by police officers in Wagner, South Dakota.

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Forest County Potawatomi Community names chief executive officer for casino

Written by at September 20, 2017

The Forest County Potawatomi Community announced Rodney Ferguson as the chief operating officer and general manager of its casino in Wisconsin

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YES! Magazine: Program aims to bring Native perspective into the classrooms

Written by at September 20, 2017

Native students have the highest dropout rates in Washington, but a college program for educators aims to change that.

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Cronkite News: Senate committee takes up bill to combat online sex trafficking

Written by at September 20, 2017

The Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act has bipartisan support but is facing opposition from free speech advocates and the tech industry.

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