Cruelty-Free Niawen Skincare Line Launched by Mohawk Cosmetologist, Tara Tarbell

Written by at June 25, 2017

A cruelty-free Native American skincare line. Niawen Skincare products created by Mohawk licensed esthetician Tara Tarbell

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Rare Arizona Meteorite Receives Apache Name

Written by at June 24, 2017

A meteorite that fell near the town of Cibecue, on White Mountain Apache land in Arizona, has the Apache name of Dishchii’bikoh Ts’iłsǫǫsé Tsee.

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Wokini: A New Beginning For Tribes; Opportunity For President Trump

Written by at June 24, 2017

President Trump has an opportunity to establish a new Indian policy based on jobs and economic development with the upcoming farm bill.

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Senate Proposes ‘Devastating’ Health Care Bill

Written by at June 24, 2017

Thirteen Republican senators introduced their proposed health care bill on June 22 that is potentially as destructive as the proposed House legislation.

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Many Outraged at Ghost Adventures Navajo ‘SkinWalker’ Episode: New Episode This Sat.

Written by at June 23, 2017

Ghost Adventures host Zak Bagans accused on social media of stereotyping, exaggeration and holding a phony warrior ceremony with hired actors

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As a Native Artist: I Will Joke No More About Frybread Forever

Written by at June 23, 2017

As a Native artist who is guilty of listicles and memes, it was natural to feel attacked recently. But when can we crack jokes about ourselves?

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SCOTUS Allows Redskins’ Racism, Trademark Protection

Written by at June 23, 2017

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about Redsk*ns.

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Red Warrior Camp Speaks

Written by at June 23, 2017

The Intercept’s surveillance reports are not surprising, but it won’t stop the Red Warrior Camp from fighting to protect water for all, the group says in a statement.

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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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Celebrate the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Strawberry Festival and Pow Wow

Written by at June 23, 2017

The strawberry is sacred. Check it out at the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Strawberry Festival

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Onondaga Nation Members Remove Children From School

Written by at June 22, 2017

Onondaga Nation parents, protesting the rejection of a Native school principal on what they consider spurious grounds, yanked their kids out of school.

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The Tall Chief Theater: Restoring a Part of Osage History

Written by at June 22, 2017

Alex Tall Chief built The Tall Chief Theater in 1928 and now efforts are underway to restore the iconic theater on the Osage Reservation.

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Tearing up Indian Country on a $50 Button Accordion: Tohono O’odham Gertie Lopez

Written by at June 22, 2017

Starting with a $50 accordion, Gertie Lopez now knows that Chicken Scratch is not made by a bird, it’s for a musical good time

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Resurgence of Diné Principles to Guide the Diné People

Written by at June 22, 2017

Resurgence of Diné Principles to Guide the Diné People

A new collection of essays entitled “Navajo Sovereignty: Understandings and Visions of the Diné People” provides a way forward for indigenous philosophy.

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Seneca Rookie Zed Williams scores two goals in first Major League Lacrosse game: Named Player of the Week

Written by at June 22, 2017

Player of the Week and an OT Win – Rochester Rattlers Rookie and Seneca Star Zed Williams is making waves for Major League Lacrosse

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Praying for the Sacred and World Peace

Written by at June 21, 2017

It is more important than ever to pray for and protect the sacred that is Mother Earth, says Chief Arvol Looking Horse.

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Tribe Expands on Eco-tourism With Hiking and Biking on Fire Mountain Trails

Written by at June 21, 2017

Adjacent to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, a track of verdant reservation land has been sculpted into an outdoor adventure area featuring 10.5 miles of hiking, biking and running trails.

Fire Mountain Trail System on tribal land in Cherokee, North Carolina, recently opened to the public to much fanfare. Situated within close proximity to downtown Cherokee, the loop is accessed via Oconaluftee Indian Village, the tribe’s living history village,

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Celebrating Centuries of Indigenous Country

Written by at June 21, 2017

Canada celebrates National Aboriginal Day on June 21, educating about everything from pre-European life through contemporary Indigenous Peoples.

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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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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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