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Who Was Richard Oakes?

May 22, 2017 - 2:46pm

Richard Oakes had a huge impact on the fight for Native rights—from establishing one of the first American Indian studies programs to the Occupation of Alcatraz Island.

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Another Nod From Google: Richard Oakes Google Doodle honors Mohawk Activist

May 22, 2017 - 1:42pm

Another Google Nod To Natives: Richard Oakes Google Doodle marks the second Native American notable honored on Google landing page

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Google Doodle Honors Mohawk Activist – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

May 22, 2017 - 12:49pm

Google Doodle honors Richard Oakes (Mohawk) on what would have been his 75th birthday. Throughout the 1960s and 70s, Richard Oakes made a stand for the rights of American Indians. Over his time as an activist, he fought peacefully for…..

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André Cramblit: Treasure your aunties and uncles for their histories

May 22, 2017 - 12:00pm

Seek out your aunties and uncles or those who can weave the blanket of your family stories together.

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Tiffany Midge: A response to winning the cultural appropriation prize

May 22, 2017 - 11:29am

Hal Niedzviecki is the winner of the Flaming Bag of Poo Prize for Best D-Bag Move by an Editor Propagating Appropriation and Racism

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Tiffany Midge: A response to winning the cultural appropriation prize

Art and Music are Medicine: Ways to Encourage Young Native Artists

May 22, 2017 - 11:24am

Nine Great Reasons to Encourage Young Native Artists in Music, Art and Dance

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Documents show few meetings between Secretary Zinke and tribes

May 22, 2017 - 11:00am

‘Sovereignty should mean something,’ the new leader of the Department of the Interior has repeatedly said.

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Debra Haaland of Laguna Pueblo Throws Hat in Ring for US Congress

May 22, 2017 - 9:00am

Debra Haaland helped turn the state of New Mexico from a red to a blue state in last year’s elections and now she is making a run for U.S. Congress.

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The Money-Making Machine Known as DNA Testing

May 22, 2017 - 9:00am

Genealogy sites thrive on the human curiosity, but Native DNA is better traced through family stories and tribal connections.

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Eastern Cherokee leaders open impeachment hearing against chief

May 22, 2017 - 8:44am

Chief Patrick Lambert was unable to stop the proceedings and insists he cannot get a fair trial before the tribal council.

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Four Days Toward Reconciling Dakota War Tension in Mankato

May 22, 2017 - 8:30am

A four-day event in Mankato, Minnesota aims to work toward reconciliation between Native and non-Native people in the area where 155 years ago the U.S.-Dakota War came to a gruesome end.

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Coeur d’Alene Lake Is a World of Adventure

May 22, 2017 - 8:30am

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe, proud of its heritage and environmental stewardship, welcomes visitors to its historic lands in northern Idaho.

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Mark Trahant: Funds for Indian health in danger under Republicans

May 22, 2017 - 8:15am

Medicaid is the one part of Indian health funding that’s growing.

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Human Rights Complaint in Montana: ‘We are only letting the white people in’

May 22, 2017 - 6:58am

Four tribal citizens said they were denied entrance to a high school basketball game based on their race.

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Human Rights Complaint in Montana: ‘We are only letting the white people in’

App for Premier Issue of Indian Country Magazine Now Available in iTunes

May 22, 2017 - 5:00am

It’s official. Indian Country magazine now has an app, available for the first time on the iTunes app store. Come read your favorite magazine on your iPad!

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Landowners on two reservations in Nebraska receive Cobell buy-back offers

May 22, 2017 - 4:45am

Some $28.1 million went out to Winnebago Reservation and another $16.9 million was directed to he Omaha Reservation.

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Landowners on two reservations in Nebraska receive Cobell buy-back offers

Cronkite News: Navajo Nation school works hard to teach language

May 22, 2017 - 2:01am

Instilling Navajo values, culture and tradition within students can help combat the looming threat on Navajo land: the loss of the Navajo language.

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Harlan McKosato: DNA tests can’t reveal your unique tribal history

May 22, 2017 - 1:46am

Genealogy sites thrive on our curiosity to know where we came from through our DNA

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Treaty tribes celebrate after court refuses to rehear salmon dispute

May 22, 2017 - 1:29am

The state of Washington has been ordered to remove more then 800 culverts that prevent salmon from returning to treaty fishing sites.

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Manito Ahbee In 360˚ Virtual Reality – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

May 21, 2017 - 3:20pm

Can’t make it to a Pow Wow this weekend? How about experiencing a Pow Wow in 360˚ Virtual Reality? For the Virtual Reality experience, use VR headsets.  You can purchase them at Amazon.com. We recommend the Google cardboard VR set…..

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