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Thursday, August 1, 2019

August 1, 2019 - 12:21pm

Crow Agency firefighters return home in anticipation of fires in Montana. (Photo-Olivia Reingold)

Oklahoma lawmakers to examine benefits for Native American firefighters Crow tribal firefighters called back home due to fire dangers in Montana Pebble Mine opponents blast EPA move as developers hail it https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/nnn080119.mp3

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

July 31, 2019 - 11:41am

Native American representation at the 2020 Democratic presidential debate in Detroit. (Photo-Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Facebook)

Mauna Kea emergency declaration removed with extension of telescope permit Environmental group question’s federal manager overseeing Badger-Two Medicine Tribal leaders to meet with some of the 2020 U.S. presidential candidates in Detroit https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn073119.mp3

The post Wednesday, July 31, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

July 30, 2019 - 12:35pm

Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim holds a press conference about his communication efforts at Mauna Kea. (Screenshot-Big Island Video News)

Hawaii County mayor hopes for peaceful resolution at Mauna Kea Indian Country alert symposium focuses on implementing alerts Grassroots group in Santa Fe, New Mexico to release MMIW CD https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn073019.mp3

 

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Monday, July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019 - 12:35pm

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Julián Castro talks with youth at a campaign stop on the Meskwaki Settlement in Iowa. (Photo-Julián Castro, Twitter)

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate campaigns at Meskwaki Nation Montana tribe seeks to change constitution to ease amendment process Navajo man to be executed, Navajo Nation opposed his death penalty https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn072919.mp3

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Friday, July 26, 2019

July 26, 2019 - 11:45am

A shame pole represents Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and President Donald Trump. Tlingit carver Tommy Joseph created it to publicly shame the politicians. (Photo-Nina Sparling)

Tlingit carver creates shame pole featuring two politicians Tribes on Fort Belknap declare emergency over suicides Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village hosts educational event https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn072619-1.mp3

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

July 25, 2019 - 12:26pm

The Blackfeet Nation accepts a grant from the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research. (Photo-Aaron Bolton)

Blackfeet Nation moves forward with efforts to provide more fresh foods Ohio City Council compromises on Indigenous Peoples Day resolution Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota impacted by historic flooding https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn072519.mp3

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

July 24, 2019 - 11:56am

The seal of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. The tribe has filed a lawsuit against Enbridge over a pipeline on its reservation. (Image-Bad River Band)

Bad River Band files lawsuit against Enbridge Child abuse expert skeptical of IHS reforms Hawaii’s governor meets with demonstrators https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn072419.mp3

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

July 23, 2019 - 11:58am

Prescription drugs. (Image-U.S. Health and Human Services, opioids)

Federal audit finds Indian Health Service fails standards in prescribing opioids U.S. lawmakers want to update old laws deemed racist against Native Americans https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn072319.mp3

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Monday, July 22, 2019

July 22, 2019 - 11:46am

Sioux San Hospital in Rapid City, South Dakota. It’s now tribally run and called the Oyate Health Center. (Photo-Lee Strubinger)

Tribal group takes over troubled Indian Health Service hospital Federal agencies fail to give input on tribal public safety bills https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn072219.mp3

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Friday, July 19, 2019

July 19, 2019 - 12:11pm

Keystone XL project. (Photo-Victoria Wicks)

Keystone XL pipeline opponents urge South Dakota water managers to deny permits Alaska Native people struggle to sort out how they’ll be impacted by state budget cuts Teton school board votes to drop high school’s R-word mascot and nickname Wyoming’s missing and murdered Indigenous persons task force to meet https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn071919.mp3

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

July 18, 2019 - 12:26pm

Police presence at Mauna Kea demonstrations. (Screenshot-Mike Inouye, Facebook)

Arrests made at demonstrations at Mauna Kea Oglala Sioux Tribe recognizes same-sex marriage Senate committee passes water rights legislation https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn071819.mp3

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

July 17, 2019 - 12:30pm

Demonstrators opposing the Thirty Meter Telescope hold a press conference vowing to protect Mauna Kea. (Screenshot-KHON2 News, YouTube)

Demonstrators vow to continue to protect Mauna Kea House committee takes up bill on tribal self-governance California repatriation committee adds Native member https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn071719.mp3

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

July 16, 2019 - 12:19pm

Demonstrators opposing the Thirty Meter Telescope at Mauna Kea secure themselves to a cattle guard on an access road. (Screenshot-Joshua Lanakila Mangauil, Facebook)

Demonstrators block road to Mauna Kea as construction to begin Spokane Tribe hopeful for compensation for losses decades later Grand Forks, North Dakota latest to adopt Indigenous Peoples Day https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn071619.mp3

 

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Monday, July 15, 2019

July 15, 2019 - 12:29pm

Native women present a shadow puppet play on immigration detention and sing a hand drum song at a Lights For Liberty event in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo-Antonia Gonzales)

Native women help organize Lights for Liberty event Oklahoma tribal leaders oppose governor’s gaming plan Toppenish vigil remembers missing and murdered woman https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn071519.mp3

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Friday, July 12, 2019

July 12, 2019 - 12:11pm

An Alaska Native woman alleges she was assaulted by a city official at a special legislative session in Wasilla, Alaska. (Screenshot)

Alaska Native woman alleges assault by Wasilla mayor Northern Arapaho Tribe in Wyoming fires lobbyist Indigenous Peoples Day step closer in Grand Forks https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn071219.mp3

 

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

July 11, 2019 - 12:23pm

Grant Bulltail. The Crow storyteller is a 2019 NEA National Heritage Fellow. (Photo-Gary Wortman, EveryMan Productions LLC)

Alaska Native leaders urge lawmakers to override state budget vetoes Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe to hold meetings on medical marijuana Oklahoma’s governor wants to renegotiate tribal gaming compacts Crow storyteller wins national award for folk and traditional arts https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn071119.mp3

 

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

July 10, 2019 - 12:13pm

Nalukataq Day in Utqiaġvik to celebrate whaling season in Alaska. (Photo-Shady Grove Oliver)

Hours-long Idaho school hearing focuses on Indian mascots Former Northern Cheyenne leader pleads guilty to fraud Oklahoma theater group highlights Indigenous playwrights Alaska communities celebrate successful whaling season https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn071019.mp3

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

July 9, 2019 - 11:31am

A cooking demonstration at the Flavors of Home Native Food Sovereignty Summit in Montana. (Photo-Kayla Desroches)

Montreal street name change to honor Indigenous people Native food summit looks at access to traditional foods https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn070919.mp3

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Monday, July 8, 2019

July 8, 2019 - 11:57am

A Navajo Nation group is collecting information on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (Photo: posted on Facebook by Amber Kanazbah Crotty).

A Native-owned organization is helping expand broadband access on the Wind River Reservation A Navajo Nation group gathers information on Missing and Murdered Dine Relatives And a presidential candidate forum focused on Native issues is scheduled for Iowa in August. https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn070819.mp3

The post Monday, July 8, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Friday, July 5, 2019

July 5, 2019 - 12:27pm

After conflicting statements, the Trump Administration continues to fight to include a citizenship question on the U.S. Census form (Photo:Quinn Dombrowski via Flickr/CC)

A controversial citizenship question is still in play for the 2020 Census The family of a slain Crow man allege the FBI’s investigation was tainted by racial discrimination Alaska public broadcasters are facing big funding cuts from the state https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn070519.mp3

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