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Chickasaw Nation spends big on lobbying for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act

April 17, 2018 - 12:02pm

The Chickasaw Nation already enjoys an exemption from federal labor law but has been spending big in order to help the rest of Indian Country.

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Chickasaw Nation spends big on lobbying for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act

Stage 49 – Gathering of Nations

April 17, 2018 - 7:29am

Stage 49 – Gathering of NationsStage 49 is included in the cost of Pow Wow admission, come and enjoy two days (April 27 – 28th, 2018)  – contemporary Native music and entertainment is highlighted featuring Native Musicians performing in all genres of music: Rock, Blues, Reggae, Hip Hop, Country, DJ’s, Jam…..

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‘We will be back’ vows leader of National Congress of American Indians after sovereignty vote fails

April 17, 2018 - 3:50am

A vote on the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act failed in spectacular fashion evening but a key leader says the fight isn’t over.

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‘We will be back’ vows leader of National Congress of American Indians after sovereignty vote fails

Tribal Sovereignty? Yes … But If It Doesn’t Impact Big Donors To The Democratic Party

April 16, 2018 - 8:29pm

Sen. Moran introduced the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act. Monday night the Senate failed to get the 60 votes needed to advance the legislation.

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The Beaded Hat Tutorial – The Red Road Beader

April 16, 2018 - 4:48pm

The Beaded Hat Tutorial – The Red Road Beader“Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” A bit of bitterness leaves its stain I write this to you. I was never the best at anything in my life growing up, there seemed to always be someone…..

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The Beaded Hat Tutorial – The Red Road Beader

Terri Hansen: March for Indigenous Science reflects tribal knowledge

April 16, 2018 - 12:38pm

‘Indigenous peoples were always scientists. Their lives depended on it.’

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Terri Hansen: March for Indigenous Science reflects tribal knowledge

Native Sun News Today: Candidate brings tribal traditions to campaign in South Dakota

April 16, 2018 - 12:19pm

‘We live in uncertain times,’ Faith Spotted Eagle says as she seeks a seat in the South Dakota Legislature.

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Big Pharma – Opioid Blankets – Marty Two Bulls

April 16, 2018 - 8:24am

Big Pharma – Opioid Blankets – Marty Two BullsDisclaimer The views expressed in the editorial cartoon are not necessarily that of PowWows.com. PowWows.com publishes these editorial cartoons weekly to highlight issues in Indian Country.  We hope these cartoons will help start conversations about these issues.

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Senate places controversial Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act on schedule

April 16, 2018 - 5:03am

All eyes are on the Senate as the chamber takes up the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act for the first time.

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Brian Lightfoot Brown: Remembering a Narragansett marathon legend

April 16, 2018 - 4:22am

Ellison ‘Tarzan’ Brown deserves his name to become more of a household name, in the world, but even more so in Indian Country,

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Brian Lightfoot Brown: Remembering a Narragansett marathon legend

House committee sets markup on bill to protect Alaska Native artists

April 16, 2018 - 4:03am

A bill to protect Alaska Native artists from being punished for practicing their traditions is taking a step forward on Capitol Hill.

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House committee sets markup on bill to protect Alaska Native artists

Buena Vista Rancheria hits another milestone after win in homelands case

April 16, 2018 - 3:55am

The Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is on track to a brighter future after securing victory in a long-running tribal homelands case.

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Buena Vista Rancheria hits another milestone after win in homelands case

Yet another tribal homelands measure slated for action on Capitol Hill

April 16, 2018 - 2:27am

With land-into-trust in limbo under the Trump administration, tribes continue to turn to their allies on Capitol Hill for assistance.

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Stéphane Gayet: Weighing the mental health risks of marijuana use

April 16, 2018 - 1:31am

With the emergence of new categories of cannabis, studies have shown the risk of mental illness linked to the use of these new varieties.

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Graham Lee Brewer: What we learned about #NoDAPL and accountability

April 16, 2018 - 1:02am

High Country News spent nine months investigating #NoDAPL fund-raising campaigns.

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Graham Lee Brewer: What we learned about #NoDAPL and accountability

Are You A Creative Native? Submit To The Center For Native American Youth Art Initiative

April 14, 2018 - 10:21am

The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) is launching their first Creative Native Call for Art for Native youth 5 to 24-years-old. Deadline May 9th.

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James Giago Davies: Dominant society destroyed our Lakota matriarchy

April 13, 2018 - 12:47pm

Much of the unwillingness to place the Lakota matriarchy in its rightful place historically, and culturally, comes from the restructuring of Lakota society after the matriarchy was forcibly abolished.

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Native Sun News Today: Non-Native mother accused of abducting her child from reservation

April 13, 2018 - 12:10pm

A non-Native mother walked into a first grade class and took her biological child against the custody terms issued through the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.

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Native Sun News Today: Non-Native mother accused of abducting her child from reservation

Cronkite News: Hearing grapples with fate of troubled coal power plant in Indian Country

April 13, 2018 - 11:16am

Solutions were hard to come by at a hearing focused on saving a troubled coal-fired power in Indian Country.

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Cronkite News: Hearing grapples with fate of troubled coal power plant in Indian Coutry

April 13, 2018 - 11:16am

Solutions were hard to come by at a hearing focused on saving a troubled coal-fired power in Indian Country.

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Cronkite News: Hearing grapples with fate of troubled coal power plant in Indian Coutry

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