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To Avoid a Sad Christmas, Stay Home on Thanksgiving

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - November 23, 2020 - 12:19pm

ATLANTA — In a typical year, the Thanksgiving holiday is one of the most traveled holidays of the year. Of course, with the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 has not been a typical year.

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Doubling down on Native values

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 23, 2020 - 11:39am

NDN Collective works to 'Defend, Develop and Decolonize' with help from major funders, including Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

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Monday, November 23, 2020

NATIONAL NATIVE NEWS (nativetimes.net) - November 23, 2020 - 11:36am

Elders share memories of dam construction on the Klamath River. (Photo-Save California Salmon, Facebook)

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Ethics Considerations For Law Firms Implementing AI

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 23, 2020 - 9:19am
Richard Finkelman and Yihua Astle at Berkeley Research Group discuss the ethical and bias concerns law firms must address when implementing artificial intelligence-powered applications for recruiting, conflict identification and client counseling.

Trivia Question #16 – Monday, Nov. 23

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 23, 2020 - 7:00am

What is the name of the foremost Canadian pan-Inuit organization?

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Indian Country headlines for Monday

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 23, 2020 - 3:01am

Stories we’re following on Nov. 23, 2020: Tribal leaders rally behind Deb Haaland for Interior post;

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Navajo Nation Breaks All-Time Record of Covid Cases for Second Time in Three Days - 383 New Cases Reported on Sunday

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - November 22, 2020 - 10:40pm

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation on Sunday broke its all-time single-day record of Covid-19 cases again on Sunday with 383 new Covid-19 cases. Just Friday, the Navajo Nation set a record with 351 cases. 

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‘It’s creating a new normal’

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 22, 2020 - 4:00pm

A Navajo school district and its students fight to overcome amid COVID-19

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Joe Biden's 1st Cabinet picks expected Tuesday amid roadblocks

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 22, 2020 - 12:39pm

Biden has pledged to build the most diverse government in modern history

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Native COVID survivor: ‘We are not replaceable’

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 22, 2020 - 9:00am

Rebecca Miles has dealt with breathing problems since childhood and was terrified she would die in her sleep

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Covid-19 Surge Continues on Navajo Nation - 168 New Cases and 3 More Deaths

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - November 21, 2020 - 10:26pm

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. On Saturday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 168 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and three more deaths. The total number of deaths is now 626 as of Saturday. Reports indicate that 8,055 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 147,354 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 14,612, including three delayed reported cases.

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Support swells for Deb Haaland Cabinet post

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 21, 2020 - 7:25pm

Dozens of tribal officials and voting activists are pushing for the congresswoman's selection as the first Indigenous secretary of interior

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‘Will Rogers was always a Cherokee’

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 21, 2020 - 4:00pm

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma is buying the family ranch where young Will Rogers grew up

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Top 10 Stories: What Indian Country read this past week as of November 21, 2020

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 21, 2020 - 11:58am

What you, our Indian Country Today readers, read most

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Native American Graves Repatriation Act turns 30

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 21, 2020 - 9:00am

Despite federal law ordering their repatriation, thousands of ancestors remains still languish in boxes and basements

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Slain Oglala Lakota Woman’s Convicted Murderer Granted Parole, Release Delayed

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - November 21, 2020 - 8:57am

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— An Oglala Lakota woman’s convicted killer was commuted earlier this year by California Governor Gavin Newsom, which made him eligible for parole seven years earlier than his original sentence of two counts of 15-years-to-life for second degree murder on May 3, 2000.

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Navajo Nation Reports Record-high 351 New Covid Cases; Five More Deaths

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - November 20, 2020 - 8:42pm

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Friday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported a record-high 351 new Covid-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and five more deaths.

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Arizona turnout proves power of Native vote

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 20, 2020 - 8:08pm

Voters came out in force on swaths of tribal land, helping Joe Biden carry the state

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Winnemucca Sues Feds For $208M Over Tribal Recognition

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 20, 2020 - 5:40pm
The Winnemucca Indian Colony says the federal government's refusal to recognize the tribe's government led to unlawful occupation of its lands by nontribal members, telling the U.S. Court of Federal Claims that it's owed about $208 million in monetary damages.

Fla. Judge Says Attys On 'Thin Ice' After FCRA Claims

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 20, 2020 - 5:34pm
A Florida federal judge issued a stern warning in lieu of sanctions Friday to two attorneys who lender BlueChip Financial and its CEO claimed had pursued frivolous Fair Credit Reporting Act violation claims against them, cautioning the lawyers that they were "on thin ice."

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