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Weekly Native News Update – April 21 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

April 21, 2017 - 7:08am

A Native, Pre-Med, Dean’s List, Canadian Silver Medalist Wrestler: Meet Waylon DeCoteau There are a lot of reasons to keep an eye out for Waylon DeCoteau (Crow/Sioux/Chippewa) who is currently wrestling at First Nations University / University of Regina in…..

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Pow Wow Sweat Heating Up Across The Nation – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

April 21, 2017 - 7:07am

Lots of folks are becoming hip to the pow wow fitness craze! Powwow Sweat was recently featured on the Newsy website as well as NPR’s Morning Edition. Listen here to the NPR Morning Edition episode: You can find videos and…..

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Blackfeet Nation citizens approve historic water rights settlement

April 21, 2017 - 5:46am

The agreement confirms and quantifies the tribe’s water rights in Montana and authorizes $471 million in investments on the reservation.

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Blackfeet Nation citizens approve historic water rights settlement

Rosalyn LaPier: Tradition mixes with science in tribal communities

April 21, 2017 - 4:45am

For many Native Americans, myth and medicine, religion and science, are not viewed as separate, but are interwoven into the fabric of our lives.

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Simon Moya-Smith: Media continues to peddle in Indian stereotypes

April 21, 2017 - 2:35am

‘This is Indian country. This is enemy country,’ a Fox News pundit said comparing Native Americans to the terrorist organization.

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Meskwaki Tribe diversifies economy with barbecue sauces and more

April 21, 2017 - 2:11am

Over the years, the tribe has expanded into real estate, information technology, tobacco, coffee, construction and food.

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Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe must keep fighting despite gaming win

April 21, 2017 - 1:55am

Casino opponents are preparing to take the case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe must keep fighting despite gaming win

New Museum of the American Revolution Shines Light on Oneida Indian Nation Contributions

April 20, 2017 - 4:55pm

The story of how the Oneida Indian Nation decided to join the rebels is told at the Museum of the American Revolution, which opened in Philly April 19.

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New Museum Shines Light on Oneida Indian Nation Contributions

April 20, 2017 - 4:55pm

The tough decision faced by the Oneida Indian Nation to join the rebels is told at the Museum of the American Revolution, which opened in Philly April 19.

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Ride the Train With Miss Indian World – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

April 20, 2017 - 1:29pm

On Tuesday, April 25, Miss Indian World will be in Albuquerque to help kick-off the 2017 Gathering of Nations Powwow. Join Danielle Ta’Sheena Finn as she rides the New Mexico Rail Runner Express and visits with passengers along the way……

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Tribal Government, Elections, and the Siren Song of Equality

April 20, 2017 - 1:01pm

Tribal government is limited only by the creativity of the tribal council and the collective sense of fairness among tribal citizens. So why the division?

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Liquor Licenses Denied for Whiteclay Beer Stores Near Pine Ridge Reservation

April 20, 2017 - 12:33pm

The unanimous decision against renewing liquor licenses for beer stores in Whiteclay, Nebraska, is seen as the beginning of a ‘healing.’

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Eastern Cherokee citizens support chief amid call for impeachment

April 20, 2017 - 11:53am

The North Carolina tribe’s legislative body is moving ahead with impeachment proceedings

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Ramapough Lenape Nation denied permit for anti-pipeline camp

April 20, 2017 - 9:19am

The Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp is illegal, according to officials in New Jersey.

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Marie Zackuse, Tulalip Tribes’ First Chairwoman, Takes Helm During Challenging Time

April 20, 2017 - 9:00am

Marie Zackuse was elected as the first chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes Board of Directors, at a time that is quite challenging for the Native community.

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Explore Yurok Country, Home to Giant Redwoods on California’s Coast

April 20, 2017 - 7:34am

The Yurok Tribe resides in the heart of Redwood National Park on the Northern California coast, where old-growth trees tower to the sky with trunks so enormous it can take dozens of people to reach around the base, fingertip to fingertip. Traditional Yurok stories teach that the redwood trees are sacred living beings.

California’s largest tribe, the Yuroks count nearly 5,000 enrolled members. Their ancestral lands contain the vast majority of the coastline near present day Klamath,

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Steve Russell: Thoughts about sovereignty and tribal governments

April 20, 2017 - 7:30am

Thoughts to shave tribal government through tribal elections to stop the division.

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North Carolina woman sentenced for kidnapping Cherokee children

April 20, 2017 - 6:41am

The three children were found safe in Mexico in June 2016 after being kidnapped in November 2014.

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Cherokee Nation blames pharmaceutical industry for opioid crisis

April 20, 2017 - 5:37am

The tribe is suing the largest drug companies and drug stores in the United States in tribal court.

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