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Hospital On Navajo Nation Sues IHS To Keep Gov't Contract

LAW360 (Native feed) - November 16, 2020 - 10:41am
The Indian Health Service must immediately renew a tribal self-determination contract with the Navajo Health Foundation-Sage Memorial Hospital in northern Arizona or further compromise crucial health care services during a pandemic, the hospital has claimed.

An Indigenous perspective on “Disclosure: Trans lives on screen”

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 16, 2020 - 10:32am

The media’s influence on trans identity may be stronger than you realize. Trans Awareness Week is November 13-20

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Trivia Question #11 – Monday, Nov. 16

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 16, 2020 - 7:00am

When was the Alaska Federation of Natives established?

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Indian Country headlines for Monday

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 16, 2020 - 3:01am

Stories we’re following on Nov. 16, 2020: Indian Health Service shuts down key services at New Mexico hospital, National Congress of American Indians outlines policy goals, Mashpee Wampanoag chairman faces charge, and more

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Iḷisaġvik College Thanks Pearl Brower for Service

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 16, 2020 - 1:03am

“It is with deep gratitude and appreciation that Iḷisaġvik College, the Iḷisaġvik College board of trustees and the North Slope community thank Dr. Pearl Brower for her 13 years of service,

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David Yarlott on Tribal College Students

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 15, 2020 - 11:31pm

The president of Little Big Horn College and chair of AIHEC’s board of directors, discusses how being a TCU student changed his life.

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Navajo Nation Has Surpassed 600 Covid-related Deaths; More Than 8 States

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - November 15, 2020 - 10:49pm

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation has surpassed 600 deaths from Covid-19. On Sunday, the Navajo Nation reported four Covid-related deaths which brings the death toll to 602.

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Education at the Edge of Empire: Negotiating Pueblo Identity in New Mexico’s Indian Boarding Schools

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 15, 2020 - 10:28pm

EDUCATION AT THE EDGE OF THE EMPIREBy John R. Gram
University of Washington Press (2015)
242 pages

“For the vast majority of Native American students in federal Indian boarding schools at the turn of the twentieth century,

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Making a Difference: My Fight for Native Rights and Social Justice

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 15, 2020 - 10:13pm

By Ada Deer with Theda Perdue
University of Oklahoma Press (2019)
188 pages
Review by Eric Jurgens

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Native Provenance: The Betrayal of Cultural Creativity

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 15, 2020 - 10:13pm

By Gerald Vizenor
University of Nebraska Press (2019)
197 pages
Review by Paul Willeto

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“A Place of Beauty, Strength, and Self-Discovery”

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 15, 2020 - 10:13pm

San Carlos Apache College may be America’s youngest tribal college, but it is already changing lives and offering new opportunities.

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The Diné Culture, Language, and Leadership Master’s Program at Navajo Technical University

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 15, 2020 - 10:13pm

The Diné Culture, Language, and Leadership Master of Arts Degree Program at Navajo Technical University has blazed new trails in Indigenous culture and language preservation.

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Of gratitude and Sharing: Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet laureate

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - November 15, 2020 - 10:13pm

Writer, artist, musician, United States Poet Laureate, and graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts, Joy Harjo’s remarkable life is an inspiration to us all.

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Native American Basketball Invitational eyes 2021 return

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

A youth summit will be held online and organizers will strictly follow protocols recommended by the CDC and the state of Arizona

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Wells Fargo offers Native American designs on credit cards

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 15, 2020 - 9:00am

'This preserves who we once were, who we are, and what we want to leave for our loved ones’

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Navajo Nation Reports 172 New Covid-19 Cases - Pres. Nez: "We cannot give up"

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - November 14, 2020 - 10:57pm

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — In the midst of a surge of Covid-19 cases on the nation's largest Indian reservation, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says, "We cannot give up. We have to keep fighting no matter how difficult this pandemic gets. Our public health officials are pleading with everyone to stay home as much as possible."

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Minn. State Authorities Approve Enbridge Line 3 Permits, Protesters Met with Counter Trump Protesters Front of Governor’s Mansion

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - November 14, 2020 - 6:09pm

SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Today, protesters against Line 3 clashed with pro-Trump counter-protestors in front of the Governor’s Mansion in Saint Paul, Minn. 

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New mural celebrates connectedness

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 14, 2020 - 4:00pm

Giant mocs dance across a Tulsa, Oklahoma, wall in new work by Diné artist Nanibah Chacon

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Top 10 Stories: What Indian Country read this past week as of November 14, 2020

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - November 14, 2020 - 2:29pm

What you, our Indian Country Today readers, read most

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