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Albert Bender: Paying tribute to great Cherokee leader Dragging Canoe

April 13, 2018 - 10:57am

Dragging Canoe led the Indigenous forces and almost wiped out the first white settlement in Middle Tennessee.

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Albert Bender: Paying tribute to great Cherokee leader Dragging Canoe

Manito Ahbee Festival Hosting Free Indigenous Music Conference For Native Musicians

April 13, 2018 - 9:55am

Attention Native Artists: Manito Ahbee Music Conference May 17 and 18 at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel in Canada is FREE. Register now.

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – April 11, 2018

April 13, 2018 - 7:58am

Pow Wow Calendar Update – April 11, 2018Check the list below for the latest Pow Wows added to our calendar and ones coming up in the next couple of weeks! Plan your Pow Wow trips! Upcoming Pow Wow 31st Annual Fresno State Powwow (2018) April 06 –…..

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Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands

April 13, 2018 - 4:24am

The court victories keep coming for tribes seeking to restore their homelands even as the Trump administration seeks to erect more hurdles for Indian Country.

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Mechoopda Tribe scores victory in long-running fight over homelands

Guidiville Band off-reservation casino officially dead with settlement

April 13, 2018 - 2:11am

The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians has officially dropped plans for an off-reservation casino in northern California.

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Steven Newcomb: Decolonization starts with our minds and our words

April 13, 2018 - 1:05am

Where is the clear image of a decolonized society we are to emulate? There isn’t one.

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Steven Newcomb: Decolonization starts with our minds and our words

Film set on Pine Ridge Reservation already called one of the year’s best

April 12, 2018 - 12:38pm

The Rider, a film set on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, is garnering favorable news coverage and reviews.

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Film set on Pine Ridge Reservation already called one of the year’s best

Muscogee Nation celebrates grand opening of casino expansion project

April 12, 2018 - 12:22pm

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is welcoming visitors to the newly-expanded Duck Creek Casino in Beggs, Oklahoma.

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Muscogee Nation celebrates grand opening of casino expansion project

Mark Trahant: Paul Ryan’s legacy included less for Indian health care

April 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

Paul Ryan came to Washington to blow up Washington. What happened?

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Mark Trahant: Paul Ryan’s legacy included less for Indian health care

Jeffrey Whalen: Rancher takes on the Bureau of Indian Affairs and wins

April 12, 2018 - 11:23am

Curtis Temple, a rancher on the Pine Ridge Reservation, is fighting back after his cattle was seized.

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Jeffrey Whalen: Rancher takes on the Bureau of Indian Affairs and wins

Native Sun News Today: Native youth lacrosse team banned by league

April 12, 2018 - 11:05am

A lacrosse team, made up primarily of Native teens, has been banned from a league in South Dakota, ironically in a game which has its roots in indigenous nations.

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House committee looks to boost troubled Indian Country coal facility

April 12, 2018 - 10:18am

President Donald Trump famously ended the so-called war on coal when he took office more than a year ago but that hasn’t improved the outlook for a troubled coal-fired power plant in Indian Country.

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House committee looks to boost troubled Indian Country coal facility

South Dakota Nonprofit Lakota Funds, Supports Increase in Native-Owned Agri-Businesses

April 12, 2018 - 8:37am

Lakota Funds is working to increase agricultural operations on Indian reservations by giving loans to Native American farmers and ranchers

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Paul Ryan’s Goal Was A Republican Party of Ideas, Promising To Shrink Government

April 12, 2018 - 8:15am

Ryan’s Plan Proposed a Personal Voucher System for Indian Health Care. Paul Ryan announced Wednesday he will not run for re-election.

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Budget cuts for Indian programs again come under fire on Capitol Hill

April 12, 2018 - 7:57am

Here we go again. The Trump administration is defending cuts to Indian Country programs amid bipartisan fire from Congress.

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Budget cuts for Indian programs again come under fire on Capitol Hill

Red Lake Nation enters busy election season with eight seats in play

April 12, 2018 - 6:01am

It’s election season for the Red Lake Nation, with 39 candidates certified for eight tribal leadership positions.

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Red Lake Nation enters busy election season with eight seats in play

Fawn Sharp re-elected as president of Quinault Nation for a fifth term

April 12, 2018 - 4:52am

Voters of the Quinault Nation went to the polls and re-elected all of their top leaders.

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Fawn Sharp re-elected as president of Quinault Nation for a fifth term

Tribal lenders worried about ‘mixed signals’ from Trump administration

April 12, 2018 - 1:50am

Tribal lenders cheered when the Trump administration started taking the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a new direction but an appeal is generating some concerns.

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Tribal lenders worried about ‘mixed signals’ from Trump administration

Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act remains in limbo without action in Senate

April 12, 2018 - 1:27am

Tribes are reportedly ‘furious’ with a key Democrat as the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act remains in limbo in the 115th Congress.

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Cherokee Nation promotes citizen to top job within health department

April 12, 2018 - 1:13am

The Cherokee Nation has promoted one of its own to lead the tribe’s growing health enterprise.

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