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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

December 10, 2019 - 12:06pm

Field irrigation. ISTOCK

Montana tribal water rights settlement announced Tribes and federal government prepare for ICWA hearing U.S. House passes Native languages reauthorization bill https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/nnn121019.mp3

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Monday, December 9, 2019

December 9, 2019 - 12:02pm

Graphic from ACLU of Montana report, Empty Desks: Discipline & Policing in Montana’s Public Schools.

Report shows Native students in Montana disciplined more than peers Task force seeks to revise legal relationship between tribes and Maine https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/nnn120919.mp3

The post Monday, December 9, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

December 6, 2019 - 12:28pm

The Spokane Tribe is among the sponsors of a sculpture honoring the redband trout (Photo: by Steve Jackson)

The Navajo Nation is working with the University of Arizona to fund scholarships for Navajo law students The North Carolina Board of Education rejected an application for a Native American charter school A new sculpture honors a fish important to the Spokane Tribe https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/nnn120619.mp3

The post Friday, December 6, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

December 5, 2019 - 12:33pm

Lumbee Chairman Harvey Godwin, Jr. testifies at the first committee hearing for a bill extending federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe.

The governor of Washington appointed the first Native American to the State Supreme Court Denver Public Schools is revising its history curriculum to include more Native American perspectives https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/nnn120519.mp3

The post Thursday, December 5, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

December 4, 2019 - 12:11pm

Lumbee tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. is among the speakers scheduled for the first congressional hearing on a bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe. (Photo: Godwin addresses a crowd in March 2017 by NCDOTcommunications via Flickr/CC).

A County Attorney in Wyoming has decided the fatal police shooting of a Northern Arapaho man was justified A bill establishing federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe is getting its first U.S. congressional committee hearing https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/nnn120419.mp3

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

December 3, 2019 - 12:36pm

(Photo: video screenshot from the popular Pinkfong song Baby Shark)

 The governor of Idaho has ordered a review of data on Lake Coeur d’Alene as indicators show the lake’s health is continuing to decline. The Baby Shark song is getting a makeover in Navajo https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/nnn120319.mp3

The post Tuesday, December 3, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

December 2, 2019 - 12:28pm
Cheyenne and Arapaho people hold healing run marking anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre The Makah tribe in Washington seeks federal waiver to resume traditional whale hunt https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/nnn120219.mp3

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Friday, November 29, 2019

November 29, 2019 - 9:00am

Youth activists discuss climate change at an event on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. (Photo-Chynna Lockett)

Youth activists lead talks on environmental issues Indigenous youth discusses clean water at UN https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn112919.mp3

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

November 28, 2019 - 9:00am

Oliver & Wilson Hoogendorn faced challenges and found success with their climb of Denali. (Photo-Antonia Gonzales)

Fort Peck tribes elect young tribal council member Alaska Native brothers talk about climbing Denali https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn112819.mp3

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

November 27, 2019 - 11:54am

Tribal leaders join President Trump for the signing of an order establishing a MMIW task force. (Photo-White House/Joyce N. Boghosian)

President Trump signs order to create MMIW task force Proposed legislation would protect Cherokee historical sites https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn112719.mp3

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

November 26, 2019 - 11:26am

The U.S. Justice Department holds a roundtable discussion in Alaska about tribal justice. (Photo-Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Facebook)

New initiative helps address public safety in Alaska Oglala Sioux Tribe impeaches its vice president Canadian government appeals child welfare ruling https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn112619.mp3

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Monday, November 25, 2019

November 25, 2019 - 12:19pm

U.S. Attorney General William Barr meets with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. (Photo-CSKT)

U.S. Attorney General announces missing and murdered Indigenous Persons initiative U.S. Census Bureau outlines 2020 plans to count Native American and Alaska Native https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn112519.mp3

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Friday, November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019 - 12:20pm

An affordable housing development for Native youth opens in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo-Marni Kaldjian)

Native groups work to increase Snake River steelhead populations Bills to address public safety in Indian Country head to Senate floor Affordable housing development for Native youth opens in Saint Paul https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn112219.mp3

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

November 21, 2019 - 12:10pm

Drivers move vehicles off a ferry in Angoon in 2010. (Photo-Ed Schoenfeld)

Tlingit community explores options after losing ferry service Federal officials offer reward in case of Olivia Lone Bear https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn112119.mp3

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

November 20, 2019 - 12:14pm

Kake’s waterfront on northwest Kupreanof Island in Alaska. (Photo-KFSK file photo)

Native environmental group glad to see coal plant on Navajo land close Name change for bay in Southeast Alaska approved at tribal requests Ho-Chunk elder and veteran reminisces about Alcatraz occupation https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn112019-3.mp3

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019 - 12:26pm

A delegation from Acoma Pueblo poses for a picture after tribal leaders and federal officials announced the return of a sacred item to New Mexico. (Photo-Antonia Gonzales)

Acoma Pueblo leaders joyful over sacred item’s return U.S. lawmakers take up Indian issues in committees https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn111919.mp3

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Monday, November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019 - 12:03pm

A forum on missing and murdered persons will be held this week in Gallup, New Mexico. (Photo-Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives Data Institute, Facebook)

Ferry service shutdown impacts Native communities Sacred item to return home to Pueblo of Acoma Navajo missing persons forum seeks testimony https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn111819.mp3

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Friday, November 15, 2019

November 15, 2019 - 11:45am

A comment box from the U.S. State Department for thoughts on a recently updated environmental draft for the Keystone XL pipeline. (Photo- Olivia Reingold)

Montana’s state-tribal relations committee adopts motion on Keystone XL Navajo Nation leaders decide not to financially back three coal mines Minnesota Supreme Court hears arguments on Bde Maka Ska naming process https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn111519.mp3

 

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019 - 11:34am

Opposition camp of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. (Photo-December 2016, Antonia Gonzales)

Eastern Shoshone Tribe looks to take over tribal health clinic Standing Rock Sioux Tribe urges against DAPL expansion Whaling crews in North Slope not seeing successful season https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn111419.mp3

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

November 13, 2019 - 11:59am

A school board is exploring the fate of the Indians mascot at Menomonee Falls High School in Wisconsin. (Photo-ACLU)

Families share stories about an asylum in South Dakota Native judge to deliver invocation on U.S. House Floor Public debates fate of Menomonee Falls Indian mascot https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/nnn111319.mp3

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