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Inuit Victory: Canadian Supreme Court Rules Against Seismic Testing in Nunavut

July 26, 2017 - 3:54pm

For the past three years, the Inuit community of Clyde River, Nunavut, has taken legal action to stop seismic testing in their Arctic waters. This morning, in a tremendous Inuit and environmental victory, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled unanimously in their favor—that Inuit were not properly consulted on the oil exploration project in Baffin Island and Davis Strait. The decision overturns the five-year seismic testing permit issued by the National Energy Board (NEB) in 2014.

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July 26, 2017 - 3:30pm

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Toward a Native Nations Studies Curriculum in California

July 26, 2017 - 1:40pm

A new bill introduced in California for Native American studies should look closer at the Christian religious basis of the phrase, ‘Native American ethnicity.’

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Native Voices Ignored as House Committee Ponders Changes to Indian Trust Land Policy

July 26, 2017 - 1:33pm

The generally nonpartisan Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs took a sharp turn to the right at its July 13 oversight hearing on trust land.

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Long Time Coming: American Indian Cultural Center and Museum Taking Shape

July 26, 2017 - 12:58pm

$40 Million and 23 Years Later: The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum is now underway for 39 Oklahoma tribe histories!

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National Monument Review Nets 1.4 Million Comments

July 26, 2017 - 12:10pm

About 1.4 million people left public comment on the plan by President Donal Trump to review the country’s national monuments.

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Word Is Not His Bond: Sen. John McCain Votes for Health Care Repeal

July 26, 2017 - 11:40am

The senate continues to search or an answer to repeal health care while Sen. John McCain proves that his words aren’t his bond through his voting.

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The Coast Salish Spirit Abides at Tribal Canoe Journey

July 26, 2017 - 11:12am

An estimated 80 canoes are paddling towards the We Wai Kai Nation in British Columbia for the 2017 Canoe Journey. These videos share a part of the journey.

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Institute of American Indian Arts Announces Artist-in-Residence Lineup

July 26, 2017 - 8:30am

The Institute of American Indian Arts has 10 Native American and First Nations artists scheduled for its Artist-in-Residence program for the fall.

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As Summer Recess Approaches, Budget Blues for Federal Indian Funding

July 25, 2017 - 1:17pm

U.S. House appropriators are temporarily finding their efforts stymied to curb dramatic cuts to American Indian programs proposed by the Trump budget.

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More Than 50 Years of Activism: A Conversation with Suzan Shown Harjo

July 25, 2017 - 12:36pm

Not retiring! Resting: Suzan Shown Harjo Donates Her Papers, Research and Artwork to the Institute of American Indian Arts

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Museum in New Orleans celebrates city’s tricentennial with tribal exhibit

July 25, 2017 - 11:19am

A museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, is preparing for the city’s 300th anniversary in 2018 with an exhibit that features tribal artifacts.

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Cronkite News: Sen. McCain returns to Washington amid health care debate

July 25, 2017 - 10:38am

Less than a week after he was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer, Arizona Sen. John McCain (R) is returning to work in the nation’s capital.

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Stillaguamish Tribe installs vehicle charging stations at casino gas station

July 25, 2017 - 10:33am

The Stillaguamish Tribe is welcoming electric vehicle users to its casino in Washington.

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Cleve Davis: Racist and colonizing language deeply embedded in America

July 25, 2017 - 10:20am

Native Americans struggle with derogatory names and symbols every day, Cleve Davis writes on Indian Country Media Network.

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Video: Lawrence Panther Discusses Daily Life at Seneca Indian Boarding School

July 25, 2017 - 7:30am

As part of the Cherokee Nation’s Lunch & Learn lecture series, Lawrence Panther discusses daily life at the Seneca Indian Boarding School in the 1960s.

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Shinnecock Bring Indigenous Science to Federal Ocean Policy

July 25, 2017 - 7:30am

Shinnecock Nation shares 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award for Excellence in Solutions, for ocean work melding indigenous traditional knowledge with science.

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Cherokee Nation details devastating impacts of opioid crisis in Oklahoma

July 25, 2017 - 1:22am

The Cherokee Nation is defending its right to pursue drug companies and drug stores for flooding its homeland with prescription opioids.

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Regalia Tutorial: Bandolier Bag with Jared Thomas

July 24, 2017 - 9:29pm

He might be an ironworker by day, but boy can this guy sew a mean outfit! Meet Jared Thomas, from the Bitter Water clan from the Dinè Nation. He’s been sharing some great regalia tutorials on his Facebook page and…..

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Regalia Tutorial: Bandolier Bag with Jared Thomas

July 24, 2017 - 9:29pm

He might be an ironworker by day, but boy can this guy sew a mean outfit! Meet Jared Thomas, from the Bitter Water clan from the Dinè Nation. He’s been sharing some great regalia tutorials on his Facebook page and…..

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