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Reporters' Roundtable: Art murals, COVID-19

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 20, 2020 - 5:14pm

On today's Reporters Roundtable, we're welcoming Sandra Hale Schulman and Winonah Leader Charge to the show to talk about mural artists and an update on how the Winnebago are faring with the pandemic.

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Washington Football Team Ends Ties with Native Foundation

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - November 20, 2020 - 5:03pm

WASHINGTON — The Washington Football Team has ended its relationship with the charitable foundation that team owner Daniel Snyder created to help Native communities, just four months after the NFL franchise dropped its controversial name and mascot.

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FCC's Starks Urges Internet Access Equality Amid Pandemic

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 20, 2020 - 4:45pm
Democratic Federal Communications Commissioner Geoffrey Starks is pressing his colleagues to do more to expand broadband access to minority and other marginalized communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, emphasizing that the public health crisis' disproportionate impact on those groups has also highlighted significant service gaps.

Emergency Hunts Due To COVID-19 Can Continue In Alaska

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 20, 2020 - 3:50pm
The state of Alaska cannot block emergency hunts for moose and deer granted to a tribal community to address food shortages stemming from COVID-19 restrictions, an Alaska federal judge has ruled.

Friday, November 20, 2020

NATIONAL NATIVE NEWS (nativetimes.net) - November 20, 2020 - 3:49pm

Donna Fisher is sworn into office as Northern Cheyenne’s new president. (Photo-Kaitlyn Nicolas)

Water crisis continues at Ontario First Nation Northern Cheyenne leader gets right to work  https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/128NNN_FRI_112020.mp3

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As Native Freshman Enrollment Falls Sharply, Tribal Colleges Respond

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 20, 2020 - 2:37pm

More than three-quarters of the nation’s tribal colleges have lost first-time students this fall, with an average reported decrease of nearly 75%, according to a survey by the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC).

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MSU to Partner with Blackfeet Community College to Improve Access for Native Students

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 20, 2020 - 2:32pm

The New Beginnings for Tribal Students project is a cooperative effort with Blackfeet Community College in Browning, Browning Public Schools and Heart Butte Public Schools.

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Indian Health Service Releases Vaccine Plan

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - November 20, 2020 - 1:52pm

ROCKVILLE, Md. — The Indian Health Service (IHS) on Thursday released the IHS COVID-19 Pandemic Vaccine Plan November 2020. The 42-page plan details how the IHS health care system will prepare for and distribute a vaccine for the deadly COVID-19 disease.

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Heading home for the holiday? Get a virus test, colleges say

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 20, 2020 - 1:29pm

Many students are heading home for Thanksgiving, raising the risk of the virus spreading among family, friends and other travelers

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High Court To Hear Case On Tribal Police Power

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 20, 2020 - 11:01am
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to take up the federal government's bid to overturn a Ninth Circuit decision that approved the suppression of evidence that a Crow tribal police officer obtained during a 2016 traffic stop.

Washington NFL team drops Native foundation

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 20, 2020 - 11:00am

The team says it’s reviewing its philanthropic strategy and will no longer contribute to the Original Americans Foundation

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Picking The Right Location And Tools For Virtual Courtrooms

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 20, 2020 - 8:05am
Attorneys should consider the pros and cons of participating in virtual court proceedings from home versus their law firm offices, and whether they have the right audio, video and team communication tools for their particular setup, say attorneys at Arnold & Porter.

Trivia Question #15 – Friday, Nov. 20

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 20, 2020 - 7:00am

When do the inland Tlingit hold most of their potlatch ceremonies?

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Indian Country headlines for Friday

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 20, 2020 - 3:01am

Stories we're following on Nov. 20, 2020: Indian Health Service releases vaccination plan, AZ lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19, Phoenix changes street names, and much more

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Navajo Nation Surpasses 14,000 Covid Cases; Death Toll Rise to 618

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - November 19, 2020 - 9:59pm

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. With an additional 167 new Covid-19 positive cases reported on Thursday, the Navajo Nation surpassed 14, 000 cases. 

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Protesters to Indian Health Service: ‘Be better’

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 19, 2020 - 9:14pm

Group marches outside Phoenix Indian Medical Center over shutdown of birthing center

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Josiah Patkotak narrowly wins state House seat in Alaska

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 19, 2020 - 7:47pm

Unofficial results in Alaska show Inupiaq independent Josiah Patkotak as the winner in House District 40 #NativeVote

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Phoenix ditches offensive street names

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 19, 2020 - 6:53pm

Squaw Peak Drive will change to Piestewa Peak Drive, in honor of fallen Hopi soldier Lori Piestewa.

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Healing from history

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 19, 2020 - 4:20pm

National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition's CEO Christine Diindiisi McCleave is on the show to talk about their recent national conference. And national correspondent Mary Annette Pember joins us to tell us more about Oglala President-elect Kevin Killer and the challenges he faces.

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Alaska Lawmakers Tell Justices Native Cos. Need Virus Money

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 19, 2020 - 3:56pm
Alaska's members of Congress have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a D.C. Circuit ruling that Alaska Native corporations don't qualify for a share of $8 billion in COVID-19 relief, saying an appeals panel "superimposed the Lower 48 model of Indian tribe on Alaska" and denying funding during the pandemic threatens Alaska Natives' health.

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