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Restoring the Leech Lake homelands

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - 1 hour 56 min ago

The bill holds 11,760 acres of federal trust land for the tribe and heads to the president’s desk

Categories: UNITED STATES

‘Book of Life’ dedicated to Indigenous resistors

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - 1 hour 58 min ago

The new David Huckfelt song, written by longtime friend Keith Secola, will be featured on Huckfelt’s upcoming release, ‘Room Enough, Time Enough,’ out Feb. 26

Categories: UNITED STATES

Regulators deny First Nations' request to delay Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline replacement in Minnesota

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - 3 hours 23 min ago
US Enbridge Line 3

A regulatory panel on Friday denied a request from two First Nations to prevent Enbridge Energy from moving forward in Minnesota with its Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement, which broke ground this week after receiving its final state permit.

Categories: CANADA

N.B. 'working group' not a substitute for inquiry into systemic racism, Tobique chief says

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - 3 hours 50 min ago
Ross Perley

Tobique First Nation Chief Ross Perley says a new "working group" formed by Arlene Dunn, Aboriginal affairs minister, is a good first step toward reconciliation but is not a replacement for an inquiry into systemic racism in New Brunswick.

Categories: CANADA

Reporters Roundtable: From Saskatchewan to Montana

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - 3 hours 55 min ago

On today's Reporters' Roundtable Priscilla Wolf and Bernie Azure are updating us on the stories they're covering in Canada's rural areas as well as in and around the Flathead Indian reservation in Montana

Categories: UNITED STATES

Minnesota regulators deny request to delay Line 3 pipeline

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - 5 hours 5 min ago

Opponents say the pipeline threatens spillage and irreparable damage to waters the tribes use to fish and harvest wild rice

Categories: UNITED STATES

First Nations leaders call for probe into gender-based discrimination within AFN

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - 5 hours 10 min ago
Doris Bill

A pair of First Nations leaders are pushing for the Assembly of First Nations to agree to an independent investigation into discrimination against women and people of different sexual orientations within the organization.

Categories: CANADA

COVID vaccine distribution must prioritize Indigenous communities: FSIN

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - 9 hours 4 min ago
FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) says delivering the COVID-19 vaccine to First Nations communities must be a priority once it becomes available.

Categories: CANADA

Sipekne'katik chief appeals to prime minister to intervene in self government, parallel fishery

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - 9 hours 6 min ago
Mike Sack

The Sipekne'katik First Nation called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Friday to intercede in its fight to secure a moderate livelihood fishery as part of Mi'kmaw self-government.

Categories: CANADA

Qaumajuq featured in Condé Nast Traveller's 21 places to visit in 2021

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - 10 hours 50 min ago
Inuit Art Centre

The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s home for the world’s largest collection of Inuit art is scheduled to open in February 2021. It’s one of the main reasons Winnipeg has been chosen as one of the 21 places to visit in 2021 by Condé Nast Traveller magazine.

Categories: CANADA

Pow Wow Calendar Update – December 2, 2020

POWWOWS.COM - 11 hours 26 min ago

Pow Wow Calendar Update – December 2, 2020Yes!  There are some Pow Wows happening.  Many are still having to cancel or change their dates. Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks!.....

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Categories: POWWOW, UNITED STATES

Tlingit man elected as San Diego mayor

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - 11 hours 39 min ago

‘...arguably the city’s most powerful...’ of nation’s 8th largest city

Categories: UNITED STATES

Five people in Attawapiskat test positive for COVID-19

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - 14 hours 36 min ago
Attawapiskat First Nation

The James Bay Cree community of Attawapiskat is going into lockdown after five people tested positive for COVID-19.

Categories: CANADA

Indian Country headlines for Friday

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - 18 hours 39 min ago

Stories we’re following on Dec. 4: Biden Interior secretary possibility, Medical officials ask Navajo Nation to stay home, Natives in Denver see COVID-19 spike, Tribes to address missing Native people, and more

Categories: UNITED STATES

Navajo Nation Reports 236 New Covid-19 Cases; Death Toll Rises to 663

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - December 3, 2020 - 10:34pm

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Thursday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 236 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and five more deaths. The total number of deaths is now 663 as of Thursday. Reports indicate that 9,569 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 168,261 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 17,310, including 39 delayed reported cases. 

Categories: UNITED STATES

Rep. Sharice Davids Elected Vice-Chair of the New Democrat Coalition

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - December 3, 2020 - 10:23pm

Political Brief. WASHINGTON — Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS), one of the first American Indian females elected to the House of Representatives, has been elected vice-chair of the New Democrat Coalition. Davids won reelection to represent Kansas’ 3rd congressional district on Nov. 3 with 53.4 percent of the vote. 

Categories: UNITED STATES

Businessman, renter missing in Alaska after landslide

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - December 3, 2020 - 10:00pm

There were numerous smaller slides in the community of about 2,500 people as heavy rains battered much of southeast Alaska

Categories: UNITED STATES

Record rainfall has Southeast Alaska grappling with damage, destruction

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - December 3, 2020 - 9:57pm

‘We’re doing the best that we can to help everybody’

Categories: UNITED STATES

Navajo Nation: 'It really is a dire situation'

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - December 3, 2020 - 7:59pm

'If we don't stop COVID, we'll run out of beds, we will run out of nurses, we will run out of supplies,' says Dr. Loretta Christensen

Categories: UNITED STATES

117 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Shamattawa, Man., renewing calls for military aid

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 3, 2020 - 7:56pm
Shamattawa First Nation sign

The chief of Shamattawa First Nation in northern Manitoba is renewing calls for military aid in his community as the number of people infected with COVID-19 continues to grow. 

Categories: CANADA

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