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Determined to save Indigenous language

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 8, 2021 - 5:54pm

Documentary filmmaker Daniel Golding joins the show to talk about one man's focus on Native language. Plus Carina Dominguez looks at how some families, businesses, and healthcare workers are dealing with changes due to the pandemic. And Stewart Huntington has more on Alaska's fading Indigenous languages.

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Indigenous designers successfully build brands

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 8, 2021 - 5:27pm

From Milan Fashion Week to the Rocky Boy Reservation in Montana, these artists have garnered international attention for their work

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Purdue Wants Another Month's Reprieve From Opioid Suits

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 8, 2021 - 4:40pm
Purdue Pharma has asked a New York bankruptcy judge for another month of relief from lawsuits over its opioid sales, saying negotiations on the final form of its Chapter 11 plan are at a "critical stage."

FCC Puts 50 More 2.5 GHz Tribal Applications On The Pile

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 8, 2021 - 4:14pm
The Federal Communications Commission has accepted more than 50 applications from tribes aiming to take advantage of the agency's rural tribal priority window for licenses within the 2.5 gigahertz band, which is normally reserved for educational and broadband purposes.

Kan. Gov. OKs Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Bill

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 8, 2021 - 2:17pm
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has signed into law a bill that authorizes the state's attorney general to coordinate law enforcement training to address the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous persons, approving the measure after it passed unanimously in both legislative houses.

Feds rescind Haskell orders on employee speech

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 8, 2021 - 1:12pm

The order comes after the school’s Faculty Senate unanimously approved a vote of no-confidence in President Ronald Graham.

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4 Effective Ways To Prioritize Client Advocacy

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 8, 2021 - 12:29pm
To truly support a client going through a complicated lawsuit or a painful experience, lawyers must think beyond interpreting legal guidelines and navigating court proceedings, says attorney Scott Corwin.

Investors Call For Permanent Bristol Bay Protections

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 8, 2021 - 12:27pm
Investment firms that include tribes, commercial fishermen and conservation groups have called on Congress and the Biden administration to permanently protect Alaska's Bristol Bay from development like Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.'s proposed open-pit mine.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

NATIONAL NATIVE NEWS (nativetimes.net) - April 8, 2021 - 11:57am

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, En Banc Courtroom. (Photo-Native American Rights Fund)

Appellate court ICWA ruling is complex Tribal attorneys analyze ICWA decision Tribal leaders seek Bears Ears restoration https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/nnn040821.mp3

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Let Native people decide regarding their traditional lands

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 8, 2021 - 9:55am

Land conservationists and 21st-century colonialism

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Indigenous Lawyer Nominated as Solicitor of Interior Dept.

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - April 8, 2021 - 1:26am

WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior announced Wednesday that Robert Anderson (Bois Forte Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe) has been formally nominated as Solicitor of the Interior Department. He has served as Interior’s Principal Deputy Solicitor since Jan. 20, 2021.

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Space Force Swears In First Indigenous Female Intelligence Officer

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - April 8, 2021 - 1:16am

HAMPTON, Va. — On March 12, the United States Space Force (USSF) welcomed its first female American Indian Intelligence Officer: Captain Haida StarEagle, member of the Matinecock Tribe. Her father, Chief Samuel Little Fox, led the invocation during the induction ceremony.

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Shop Native Artist of the Month: Tipiziwin Tolman

POWWOWS.COM - April 7, 2021 - 9:54pm

 Tipiziwin TolmanEach month, we're celebrating a Native American artist, whose work you can find on our Shop Native directory, which features both Native American products and products made for Natives. These products include clothing, beauty, beadwork, herbal, art, blankets, and more......

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Pandemic hinders vet service on Navajo Nation, dogs multiply

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 7, 2021 - 9:00pm

'It was around 2008 that I started developing anxiety because there was a pack of dogs that would follow me'

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Child welfare law is battered by court. Still standing

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 7, 2021 - 8:51pm

The Indian Child Welfare Act is likely headed to the U.S. Supreme Court

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Evening briefs in Indian Country

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 7, 2021 - 8:00pm

Headlines from Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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Opioid MDL Judge Picks New Bellwethers, Denies Retaliating

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 7, 2021 - 6:32pm
The Ohio federal judge supervising multidistrict opioid litigation selected five additional cases Wednesday for bellwether trials against major pharmacy chains, while flatly rejecting assertions that he's punishing the companies for not settling.

Indigenous actor joins ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ cast

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - April 7, 2021 - 6:00pm

The actor to portray Henry Roan, Osage, has been named. Roan' name echoes within the Osage Nation when the Reign of Terror is mentioned

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EPA Head Says Agency Will Focus On Environmental Justice

LAW360 (Native feed) - April 7, 2021 - 5:35pm
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan on Wednesday directed the agency to better focus on environmental justice issues by strengthening enforcement against polluters, and doing a better job of engaging with and investing in pollution-burdened communities.

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