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Thursday, July 4, 2019

July 4, 2019 - 9:00am

The Ho-Chunk Nation joins the University of Wisconsin-Madison in dedicating historical marker. (Photo-Bill Graf)

U.S. and Canada work on addressing the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women Tribal citizens and University of Wisconsin-Madison officials dedicate historical marker https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn070419.mp3

The post Thursday, July 4, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

July 3, 2019 - 12:19pm

Assiniboine and Sioux tribes are working with other tribes to restore bison herds (Photo: Jack Dykinga, USDA via Wikimedia C/C).

The Trump Administration has decided to not add a citizenship question to the census Montana tribes are working to restore bison herds New laws take effect this week to spur more action on missing and murdered Indigenous people around the country https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn070319.mp3

The post Wednesday, July 3, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

July 2, 2019 - 11:57am

The Penobscot River is one of the waterways subject to new restrictions under Maine’s sustenance fishing law (Photo: Centpacrr via Wikimedia Commons)

A new law in Maine is designed to improve water quality standards for sustenance fishing A woman serving a four year sentence for a Native child adoption scam is released to a halfway house after six months A first-of-its-kind cancer center has opened on the Navajo Nation https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn070219.mp3

The post Tuesday, July 2, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Monday, July 1, 2019

July 1, 2019 - 12:26pm

A radio tower in Ketchikan, Alaska. Governor Mike Dunleavy vetoed close to $3 million for Alaska public broadcasting stations (Photo: Larry D. Moore via Flickr/CC)

Alaska villages could get millions of federal dollars thanks to a public safety emergency declaration The former tribal chairman is stepping down from the Mohegan tribal council following an outside ethics investigation https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/nnn070119.mp3

The post Monday, July 1, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

June 28, 2019 - 12:12pm

Tasheena Savala was required to remove eagle feathers from her graduation cap by a Levi Utah High School teacher (Photo: screenshot via Fox13 News)

Tribal leaders in Southeast Alaska are pushing for a change in mining law to head off a proposed copper mine A man who plead guilty to murdering a young Navajo girl is seeking to reverse his life sentence https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn062819.mp3

The post Friday, June 28, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

June 27, 2019 - 12:15pm

Attendees at the National Congress of American Indians conference in Sparks, Nevada watch the Democratic presidential debate. (Photo-Rhonda LeValdo)

No decision in Carpenter verses Murphy Native people react to Democratic debate Standing Rock working to go 100% green https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn062719.mp3

The post Thursday, June 27, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

June 26, 2019 - 12:09pm

Representatives Paul Cook, Deb Haaland and Denny Heck with Marcella LeBeau in Washington, D.C. for the introduction of a bill to rescind medals awarded to soldiers for the Wounded Knee Massacre. (Photo-Four Directions, Facebook)

Bill introduced in Congress to rescind medals awarded for the Wounded Knee Massacre House passes an amendment to temporarily ban oil and gas drilling near Chaco Canyon Indian Affairs official says federal government to address cold cases in Indian Country https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn062619.mp3

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019 - 11:50am

Kevin Allis assumes leadership of the National Congress of American Indians. (Photo-Rhonda LeValdo)

New leader of National Congress of American Indians talks plans Some Native leaders in British Columbia fight pipeline expansion https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn062519.mp3

The post Tuesday, June 25, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

June 24, 2019 - 12:19pm

Sovereign Bill, the voice of Molly in the new PBS series “Molly of Denali” at the world premiere in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Photo-KUAC, Facebook)

Tribal leaders focus on key Indian Country issues at NCAI Environmental justice summit to be held at U.S. Capitol PBS series “Molly of Denali” premieres in Fairbanks, Alaska https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn062419-1.mp3

The post Monday, June 24, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019 - 12:11pm

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are increasing the reward for Jermain Charlo, who went missing in 2018 (Photo: the Aware Foundation, Inc. Facebook).

Two Montana tribes are increasing the reward for information on a missing woman A company owned by a pueblo in New Mexico purchased a racetrack in Kentucky A county commission in Utah will begin holding meetings on the Navajo Nation https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn062119.mp3

The post Friday, June 21, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

June 20, 2019 - 12:09pm

Members of the U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee admonished Tracy Toulou, director of the Department of Justice’s Office of Tribal Justice for being unprepared to address legislation before the committee (Photo: screenshot)

Senators in Montana are optimistic an amendment on a defense bill will bring federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. And Netflix is facing hefty criticism for cancelling the show Chambers, which featured a Native American actress in the lead https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn062019.mp3

The post Thursday, June 20, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

June 19, 2019 - 12:22pm

The Library of Congress chooses Mvskoke poet Joy Harjo Poet Laureate of the United States (Photo: courtesy Joy Harjo and the Library of Congress)

California’s governor has apologized for the state’s history of genocide against Native American tribes Tribes are expressing opposition to Canada’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion  Mvskoke poet Joy Harjo is the first Native America poet laureate of the United States https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn061919.mp3

The post Wednesday, June 19, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

June 18, 2019 - 12:20pm

Thunder Valley Community Center. (Photo-Thunder Valley CDC, Facebook)

Lummi Nation launches campaign for orca protection Senate committee to hold hearing on public safety bills New community center opens on Pine Ridge reservation https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn061819.mp3

The post Tuesday, June 18, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 - 12:30pm

Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller welcomes seniors to New Mexico for the 2019 National Senior Games. Native elders are among the more than 13,000 athletes. (Photo-Mayor Tim Keller, Twitter)

Demonstrators protest proposal for Admiralty Island Frank LaMere remembered for work in Indian Country Native elders compete in 2019 National Senior Games https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn061719.mp3

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Friday, June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019 - 11:50am

Interior Department listening session on addressing public safety in Indian Country. (Photo-U.S. Department of Interior)

U.S. House committee rejects attempts to defund Native scholarship program Legislation introduced by U.S. Senators to improve Indian Country public safety https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn061419.mp3

The post Friday, June 14, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019 - 11:46am

A group of people rally in Rapid City to oppose South Dakota’s riot boosting laws. (Photo-Victoria Wicks)

Plaintiffs opposing South Dakota’s riot boosting laws say protest is part of democracy Albuquerque police detectives say they’ve solved a 2017 murder of a Native woman Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes boost efforts to find missing Native woman https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn061319.mp3

 

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019 - 11:23am

Native and environmental groups plan to rally in Rapid City to oppose South Dakota’s riot boosting law. (Photo-Joye Braun, Twitter)

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe says pipeline trucks not welcome on reservation Native and environmental groups rally against South Dakota’s riot boosting law Funeral held for past Seminole Tribe of Florida leader and first president of USET https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn061219.mp3

The post Wednesday, June 12, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Tuesday, May 11, 2019

June 11, 2019 - 12:08pm

A food sovereignty program in Oregon includes camas planting. (Photo-Brian Bull)

Two men charged in connection to deadly weekend crime spree on Yakama Nation Army to disinter remains of six Native children who died at Carlisle Indian School Tribal communities in Oregon embrace food sovereignty for health and culture https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn061119.mp3

The post Tuesday, May 11, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019 - 12:05pm

An example of a bear pendant that Alaska Department of Corrections inmate Brian Hall sought to wear as part of his religious observance as a member of the Cherokee Nation. (Photo courtesy American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska)

Investigation on Manitoba reserve finds physical and sexual abuse of children Settlement in Alaska allows Native man to wear traditional regalia in prison https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn061019.mp3

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Friday, June 7, 2019

June 7, 2019 - 11:53am

A man signs up at the Western Native Voice booth. (Photo-Kayla Desroches)

Members are appointed to Montana’s missing Indigenous persons task force Northern Cheyenne leaders and partners address unemployment on reservation https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn060719.mp3

 

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