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Dakota Access Pipeline dragging out dispute over disturbance of tribal artifacts

August 15, 2017 - 1:05am

The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline have managed to drag out a dispute over the disturbance of tribal artifacts for nearly a year by refusing to pay a minimum fine of $15,000.

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Oneida Nation starts construction of third casino as outlet mall remains on hold

August 15, 2017 - 1:01am

The Oneida Nation is on track to open the Point Place Casino in Bridgeport, New York, in the spring of 2018.

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True Sioux Hope Foundation Tours Pine Ridge

August 14, 2017 - 1:53pm

Twila True and the True Sioux Hope Foundation provided a tour of the Pine Ridge Reservation for about 170 wealthy supporters that was met with mixed opinions.

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Trump administration abandons tribes in battle over boundaries of reservation in Wyoming

August 14, 2017 - 10:30am

The Trump administration has abandoned two tribes as they seek to protect their homelands in Wyoming from an attack by the state government.

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Trump administration abandons tribes in battle over boundaries of reservation in Wyoming

DVIDS: Military partnership brings health care to Round Valley Indian Reservation

August 14, 2017 - 8:16am

The Round Valley Reservation in California was the setting where 15 soldiers and sailors joined forces with civilian medical professionals for two weeks in order to provide needed services to the local community.

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DVIDS: Military partnership brings health care to Round Valley Indian Reservation

Casting Call: Calgary-Area Jingle Dancers and More!

August 13, 2017 - 8:12pm

Several cool opportunities coming up in the Calgary area! See below for more information! Casting Call for Jingle Dancers Project Title: The Healing Project Type: Short Film Shooting Dates: September 2017 – Date to be determined Filming Location: Calgary area…..

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Food Network’s Guy Fieri brings family to Pueblo Harvest Cafe for ‘Guy’s Family Road Trip’

August 13, 2017 - 1:42pm

Guy Fieri visits the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center’s Pueblo Harvest Cafe for “Guy’s Family Road Trip” and Tewa Taco recipe now on Food Network website

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A Single-Mama, Indigenous Woman Story

August 13, 2017 - 9:40am

Native women, you are not alone—an indigenous writer shares a tale of struggle that is all-too familiar for an indigenous woman.

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Record Lows for the Quinault River Due to Loss of Glaciers

August 13, 2017 - 9:00am

A new study by the American Geophyshysical Union documents the importance of glaciers in recharging aquifers and keeping rivers flowing.

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Disney Exec: ‘She has to be sexy.’ Historical Inaccuracies and Harms of Disney’s Pocahontas

August 12, 2017 - 11:39am

Disney knew Pocahontas was young, but they wanted her to be ‘sexy’: Disney’s Pocahontas isn’t just offensive and historically inaccurate, but harmful.

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Change Is Coming: Canada’s Move Away from the 141 Year Old Indian Act

August 12, 2017 - 9:12am

Canada’s decision to walk away from the Indian Act could be an opportunity for First Nations

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10 Indian Country Dog Breeds You Should Know

August 12, 2017 - 9:00am

Since the beginning of time, canines have had a special role in Native American family life, here are 10 dog breeds you should know from Indian country.

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Tribes Petition to Shut Down DAPL

August 12, 2017 - 8:30am

Standing Rock Sioux and Native groups demand shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) pending further environmental review.

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Majority of Arizona’s Native Americans Not Speaking Navajo Language at Home

August 12, 2017 - 7:30am

The latest American Community Survey shows the majority of Arizona’s Native Americans do not speak the Navajo language at home, they only speak English.

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Horse and Rider Regalia Parade and Contest – 2018 Gathering of Nations

August 11, 2017 - 9:27pm

The Gathering of Nations has announced a special contest for their 2018 Pow Wow. Honoring the Spirit of the Native American Horse Culture a parade and contest will be held daily during the Pow Wow. First Place – $1,000 !…..

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Pow Wow Dance Style Quiz – Test Your Pow Wow Knowledge!

August 11, 2017 - 9:08pm

Do you know your Pow Wow Dance Styles? Northern Traditional or Straight? Grass or Fancy? Northern or Southern Cloth? How many can you get right?   Challenge your friends!

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VIDEO: Tanya Tagaq Sings in Inuktitut on ‘Sivulivinivut’ From Retribution Album

August 11, 2017 - 12:31pm

World Premiere Video: Inuk vocalist Tanya Tagaq has released her newest video ‘Sivulivinivut’ from her last album ‘Retribution’

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HDIMT: Lawrence O’Donnell Bids Farewell as Trump Spews Tweets

August 11, 2017 - 12:00pm

Lawrence O’Donnell says goodbye to Native intern on camera, while President Trump plays agitator-in-chief on Twitter.

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Oglala Sioux Tribe secures restitution for funds stolen by former district official

August 11, 2017 - 11:38am

A former district official who stole funds from the Oglala Sioux Tribe has agreed to pay $2,500 in restitution.

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Kialegee Tribal Town warned not to engage in gaming on allotment in Oklahoma

August 11, 2017 - 11:20am

The Kialegee Tribal Town is firing back at the National Indian Gaming Commission after the federal agency’s top attorney questioned plans for a casino.

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Kialegee Tribal Town warned not to engage in gaming on allotment in Oklahoma

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