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A partisan divide: Uranium mining's toxic legacy or essential national security

8 hours 39 min ago

Critics attack Trump administration push to expedite uranium mining

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Centers for Disease Control release suicide stats. Native American women top the list with 139 percent increase

June 25, 2019 - 2:28pm

The suicide rate for the United States’ general population latest is 33% higher than the rate in 1999 according to the latest CDC report, Native men are also higher than average at 71%

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The freedom of growing up on Akwesasne but 'there is no room for achievement here'

June 25, 2019 - 1:07pm

Darryl Lazare Jr. values the freedom of growing up on the Mohawk Nation territory of Akwesasne and loves his family here. But he wants out.

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Mohawk students must leave their nation to attend high school

June 25, 2019 - 12:00pm

Students on the Mohawk territory that spans across two countries, a state, and two provinces must travel to Canada or the U.S. to attend high school.

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Democratic candidates debate full funding for Indian health (well, kinda, sorta)

June 25, 2019 - 8:14am

This week 20 Democratic candidates for president will have their first presidential debates; candidates most familiar with Indian issues are not participating

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Deputy Director Ahniwake Rose is leaving NCAI

June 24, 2019 - 6:41pm

Ahniwake Rose, Cherokee, is moving to Oklahoma.

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No housing and little food didn't stop Dakota Kay

June 24, 2019 - 4:14pm

Dakota Kay, Navajo, received his doctorate while eating dried ramen and canned food, and taking vitamins.

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Michael Greyeyes discusses his role in the Vampire Apocalypse Netflix series: 'V-Wars'

June 24, 2019 - 12:52pm

Greyeyes as Jimmy Saint: 'This is the first time in 27 years of being a professional actor that I was hired for a part that wasn't Native specific.'

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Unwelcome at Home: Borders challenge Haudenosaunee identity, sovereignty

June 24, 2019 - 7:00am

Indigenous people who live along the Canadian-American border find it hard to cross as officials often refuse to recognize the Haudenosaunee passport

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Unwelcome at Home: Borders challenge Haudenosaunee identity, sovereignty

June 24, 2019 - 7:00am

Indigenous people who live along the Canadian-American border find it hard to cross as officials often refuse to recognize the Haudenosaunee passport

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Civilian Conservation Corps outreach to Native Youth: the Indian Youth Service Corps

June 23, 2019 - 9:57am

Senator Udall: 'This measure will help inspire a new generation of conservation leaders while improving our most treasured public spaces at the same time.'

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Curtis St. Cyr leaves legacy of sovereignty: Food, music and a tribal flag

June 23, 2019 - 8:00am

Winnebago leader who always ‘served his people’

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Indigenous podcasting has come a long way

June 22, 2019 - 7:40pm

Here is a list of the newest (and some existing) podcasts created by Indigenous people

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Top 10 Stories: What Indian Country read this past week as of June 22, 2019

June 22, 2019 - 9:25am

These are the top stories accessed by our readers from the past week

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It's time for a Native Marvel movie: 10 existing Native Marvel heroes and 10 Native actors to play them

June 21, 2019 - 7:46pm

Article by Indian Country Today #NativeNerd Vincent Schilling. In addition to 10 Native superheroes, there is a supervillain as well

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Trudeau says he will ‘continue to listen’ to those opposing pipeline (as he builds on)

June 21, 2019 - 12:37pm

The contentious Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion splits Indigenous communities along the route

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Indian Country Today E-Weekly Newsletter for June 20, 2019

June 20, 2019 - 10:44pm

Netflix cancels Chambers, Native doctors in training and a jingle dress Google Doodle

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Joy Harjo, Muscogee (Creek) Nation, becomes nation’s first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

June 20, 2019 - 12:32pm

‘Being named poet laureate was exciting but completely unexpected,’ says Harjo, the first Native American ‘official poet’ of the United States

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Two pipelines, two directions: Keystone XL Pipeline revived but Enbridge’s Line 3 on hold

June 20, 2019 - 7:46am

Keystone XL brought to life with a new permit, Enbridge Line 3 on hold due to environmental deficiencies

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California governor apologizes to California Indians

June 19, 2019 - 6:08pm

“I’m sorry on behalf of the state of California” for genocide, says Gavin Newsom

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