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White House plans tribal nations conference this year

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - 2 hours 25 min ago

Conference established by President Obama has not been held since 2016

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White House plans $4 billion COVID-19 response

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - 4 hours 49 min ago

$2 billion will go toward replacing funds from private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and the VA

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Statue of Nisqually leader step closer to Capitol

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - 9 hours 21 min ago

Billy Frank Jr 'really opened up the eyes of the nation to our fishing rights. That's where it started. Then he opened up the eyes of the nation to the importance of our salmon'

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To mandate or not mandate?

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 15, 2021 - 9:00pm

Greater access to COVID-19 vaccine raises ethical questions in sports world

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No Covid-19 Deaths Reported on Navajo Nation for Fifth Consecutive Day

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - April 15, 2021 - 8:46pm

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz.— For the fifth consecutive day, the Navajo Nation reported no deaths related to Covid-19. The total number of deaths remains at 1,262.

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Evening briefs in Indian Country

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 15, 2021 - 8:30pm

Headlines from April 15, 2021

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Native women appointed to White House’s climate justice table

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 15, 2021 - 8:00pm

The three women join 23 other people on the council to give recommendations to environmental councils

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Native American Community Colleges See Enrollment Declines

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - April 15, 2021 - 5:21pm

Native American community colleges serve some of the most rural and remote populations across the U.S., and with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many of those schools online for the first time, they’ve seen big declines in student enrollment.

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Judge Hands Tribe, Enviros Win By Nixing Fed. Mine Approval

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 15, 2021 - 5:19pm
A Montana federal judge handed tribal group Ksanka Kupaqa Xa'lcin and six environmental organizations a win without trial, ruling that the federal government unlawfully approved a decadeslong mine project by only reviewing its environmental impact for the project's first phase.

4 Lingering Questions As NY Launches Mobile Sports Betting

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 15, 2021 - 4:45pm
New Yorkers may soon be able to place sports wagers via their smartphones after state lawmakers legalized mobile and online sports betting, but concerns over the state-run model and potentially onerous revenue-sharing could complicate its rollout. Here, Law360 takes a look at some key questions about New York's mobile and online betting regime.

Insurer Prevails In NY Casino Owner's Virus Coverage Suit

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 15, 2021 - 4:14pm
Affiliated FM Insurance Co. is not required to cover Mohawk Gaming Enterprises LLC's business interruption losses from closing its casino due to a positive COVID-19 test at a nearby college, a New York federal judge ruled Thursday, saying there wasn't any physical loss.

Rematriation of seeds and students

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 15, 2021 - 4:00pm

Hope Flanagan from Dream of Wild Health is on the show to speak about the work her organization is doing in Minnesota. Plus Shannon Shaw Duty has an update on the movie 'Killers of the Flower Moon' and why the story is so important.

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Moccasin Fragment Reveals Precolonial Connection Between Subarctic and Southwest

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - April 15, 2021 - 2:35pm

THUNDER BAY, Canada — New research by anthropologist Dr. Jessica Metcalfe at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario and other researchers provides direct evidence of long-distance connections among precolonial Dene peoples from northern Canada to the southern United States.

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Raytheon Sues Alaska Native Org. Over $2.7M Fire

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 15, 2021 - 2:25pm
Defense contractor Raytheon Co. sued an Alaskan Native corporation in Kentucky federal court, saying the company's field engineers negligently caused a lithium-ion battery fire that cost the contractor $2.7 million and tarnished its reputation with the federal government.

Nonprofit Provides Hand Washing Stations on Navajo Nation to Combat Covid-19

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - April 15, 2021 - 2:05pm

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — At the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, some Indian Country leaders knew it would be difficult, perhaps even impossible, to comply with the CDC’s 20-second hand washing guidance.

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DHS And California Tribes Agree To End Border Wall Appeal

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 15, 2021 - 1:56pm
Tribal groups have asked the D.C. Circuit to drop their appeals to stop border wall construction through their ancestral lands in Southern California, saying they have reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

New Federal Aid Could Boost Tribal Access To Broadband

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 15, 2021 - 1:54pm
Michael Pryor and Melissa Thevenot at Brownstein Hyatt discuss some of the federal programs and funding opportunities that may alleviate the challenges rural tribal lands face in gaining broadband access.

Meet Mariah Gladstone: Founder of Indigikitchen

POWWOWS.COM - April 15, 2021 - 12:40pm

 Founder of IndigikitchenNative Americans are changing the way they eat, and Mariah Gladstone, a member of the Blackfeet tribe, is helping lead the way. Gladstone founded an organization called Indigikitchen about five years ago to educate those in Indian Country on where.....

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

NATIONAL NATIVE NEWS (nativetimes.net) - April 15, 2021 - 12:06pm

Washington State’s governor signed a bill to create a statue to honor Billy Frank, Jr. (Photo: Ecotrust via Flickr/CC)

The governor of Washington signs a bill to place a statue of activist Billy Frank Jr. in the U.S. Capitol

A museum in Germany dedicated to author Karl May agrees to return Native American human remains to the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa

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Lost on the front lines

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 15, 2021 - 11:00am

Health care workers who died fighting COVID-19

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