June 21, 2017

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Sacramento Walk of Stars Announces Olympian Billy Mills Among Its 2017 Honorees

Written by at June 21, 2017

Olympian Billy Mills get a Sacramento Star: Sacramento Walk of Stars announces Ruthie Bolton, Billy Mills and Russ Solomon as 2017 honorees

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Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum: Out of the Garage—Into the Display Case

Written by at June 21, 2017

The Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum is in the final stages of reinventing itself to tell the story of its community in its own manner.

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Fear the Walking Dead: Otherwise Known as the Democratic Party and the DNC

Written by at June 21, 2017

The Democratic Party has been on a skid for a while and is in dire need of a new strategy if it seeks to unseat the GOP across the board.

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GA Governor Proclaims ‘Georgia Swarm Day’ after Miles Thompson Scores Championship Goal

Written by at June 21, 2017

Native Goal in Overtime! GA Governor Proclaims ‘Georgia Swarm Day’ after Miles Thompson Scores Championship Goal for Georgia Swarm

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Tribes go it alone on climate change as Trump team shifts priorities

Written by at June 21, 2017

Tribes are vowing to protect their communities from climate change but they will have to go it alone due to limited support from the Trump administration.

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Steve Russell: The GI Bill changed the United States for the better

Written by at June 21, 2017

The GI Bill broke class barriers but did not have the same effect on race, Cherokee Nation citizen Steve Russell writes on Indian Country Media Network

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Summer Solstice Embraces Turtle Island in Sunlight

Written by at June 21, 2017

The summer solstice straddled two days, June 20 and 21, to arrive in splendid sunlit style across Turtle Island either just before or just after midnight, depending on time zone.

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Quapaw Tribe’s $1M Processing Plant Will Aid its Farm-to-Fork Goals and Economic Development

Written by at June 21, 2017

Quapaw members, traditionally agricultural people, are embracing a farm-to-fork lifestyle and economic development with their soon-to-open processing plant for bison and cattle meat.

Today, bison, goats and about 500 head of cattle roam 1,500 acres of the tribe’s Ottawa County plains in northeastern Oklahoma. Gardens and greenhouses grow fresh veggies and herbs, and some 50 beehives produce honey that the tribe hopes to develop for market. The tribe may add poultry to the mix,

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MSU Sending Tribal College Students on New PATHS to Food Sovereignty

Written by at June 21, 2017

MSU Sending Tribal College Students on New PATHS to Food Sovereignty

Several tribal college students will be spending their summer at Montana State University learning how to advance food sovereignty for tribes.

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Wilton Rancheria accused of working too closely with city on casino

Written by at June 21, 2017

It took the Wilton Rancheria more than three years to gain federal approval for a casino in northern California but opponents are accusing the tribe of rushing through the process.

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Key House committee under fire for moving slowly on tribal agenda

Written by at June 21, 2017

A Congressional committee with jurisdiction over tribal issues continues to move slowly on Indian Country’s agenda, raising concerns about its intentions.

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Harold Monteau: Democrats lack proactive agenda and proactive strategy

Written by at June 21, 2017

Democrats to start pushing the idea of ‘inclusion’ rather than ‘exclusion’ to try and regain control from Republican, Harold Monteau writes on Indian Country Media Network.

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St. Regis Mohawk Tribe orders 20 non-citizens to leave reservation

Written by at June 21, 2017

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is enforcing its exclusion policy against people accused of engaging in criminal activity on the reservation in New York.

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Bryan Newland: President Trump’s budget threatens tribal treaties

Written by at June 21, 2017

Tribal treaty rights protect more than cultural and spiritual values, they protect the ability of tribal members to earn a living, attorney Bryan Newland writes on the influential Turtle Talk blog.

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Watch This! Colorful Hoop Dancing at Ottawa’s Glowfair – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at June 21, 2017

Watch This! Colorful Hoop Dancing at Ottawa’s GlowfairI’ve seen some blacklight/dayglo hoop dancing before, but haven’t seen the bright LED hoops being used yet! Now in it’s third year, Glowfair transforms Ottawa’s retail district into a “non-stop celebration of cutting edge music, mesmerizing entertainment and dazzling street…..

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Pride Month Photos: 40 Years of Native Pride with Felipe Rose of the Village People

Written by at June 20, 2017

40 Years of Native Pride with Felipe Rose and the Village People. Entertained Hampton Roads Pride Festival audience this past weekend

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Spotlight on Safety: AMERIND Risk to Discuss Accident Prevention on ‘Native America Calling,’ Launches 30-Year History Video

Written by at June 20, 2017

This June, AMERIND Risk has used National Safety Month as a platform to elevate awareness and interest in the power of preventative safety through outreach to Native families.

Accidents are the third leading cause of death for Native Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Natives are 42% more likely to work in high-risk occupations. On Wednesday, June 21, AMERIND Risk executives and Tribal safety specialists will appear on the live,

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20 Uber-Cool Rock Your Mocs Day Photos

Written by at June 20, 2017

Photos of Indian country musicians, actors, artists, dancers and writers who participate in rock your mocs day to help Native culture thrive.

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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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Catastrophe in DC: Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Severely Harm Native Health

Written by at June 20, 2017

Medicaid is in profound jeopardy. As Sen. Lisa Murkowski states we could “see health outcomes that would start going backwards.”

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Arne Vainio: What does the princess want to be when she grows up?

Written by at June 20, 2017

A five-year-old girl missing one of her top teeth was singing songs from one of the animated princess movies when her mom brought her to my office, worried about a worsening cough.

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Eric Hannel: Addressing the health care crisis among Native Americans

Written by at June 20, 2017

While thousands of Native American athletes test their limits this week, commit to your own fitness regimen, Eric Hannel writes on Indian Country Media Network.

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Aboriginal Day Live 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at June 20, 2017

Aboriginal Day Live 2017ABOUT ABORIGINAL DAY LIVE 2017 EIGHT CITIES, ONE GREAT GATHERING On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, join the gathering and celebrate Aboriginal cultures with Aboriginal Peoples Television Network’s Aboriginal Day Live across Canada! Watch Online This year marks the largest celebration of…..

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