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Pueblo-owned Keres Consulting Forms Strategic Partnership Aimed at Winning Federal Contracts to Cleanup Navajo Uranium Mines

August 11, 2017 - 11:00am

A new joint venture unites two Albuquerque, New Mexico-based companies—one Native American-owned company with expertise in environmental services and working directly with tribes, and one that has spent several decades invested in major environmental cleanup programs.

The Pueblo of Acoma-owned Keres Consulting, Inc. (Keres) has teamed up with Eberline Services, Inc. (Eberline Services), a radiological and environmental services provider, to create Keres Eberline Joint Venture, positioned to respond to federal environmental program opportunities set-aside for Native-owned businesses.

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Employee and patron plead in blackjack scam at Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate casino

August 11, 2017 - 10:10am

Two more guilty pleas have been reached in a blackjack scam at the casino owned by the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate.

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Employee and patron plead in blackjack scam at Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate casino

Learn from the Tribes to Reform the Indian Health Service

August 11, 2017 - 9:26am

When it comes to Indian Health Service too much effort is spent on complicated financial reporting requirements rather than quality of care.

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Learn from the Tribes to Reform the Indian Health Service

Young indigenous activist fights Trump administration in climate change lawsuit

August 11, 2017 - 9:10am

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, a young activist, is a plaintiffs in a lawsuit that seeks to force the federal government to take a more serious stand on climate change.

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Young indigenous activist fights Trump administration in climate change lawsuit

Native Voting Rights—Back to the Drawing Board in South Dakota?

August 11, 2017 - 8:52am

Controversy followed South Dakota’s announcement that voters on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation would have restricted voting access for 2018 elections.

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Native Voting Rights—Back to the Drawing Board in South Dakota?

Valiant Perseids Confront Exuberant Moonlight

August 11, 2017 - 8:30am

The Perseid meteors will be partially drowned out by moonlight, and reports of their epic-ness are much exaggerated.

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Valiant Perseids Confront Exuberant Moonlight

Sealaska Heritage Institute Welcomes ‘One of a Kind’ Ancestor Home

August 11, 2017 - 8:30am

A Seattle family has donated a “one of a kind” Chilkat robe to the Sealaska Heritage Institute, which will hold a ceremony celebrating it on August 26.

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Sealaska Heritage Institute Welcomes ‘One of a Kind’ Ancestor Home

Tim Giago: Broken treaties remain among America’s deepest and darkest secrets

August 11, 2017 - 7:29am

While America is spending billions attacking other sovereign nations, there is still a dark secret it is hiding in its own backyard.

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Tim Giago: Broken treaties remain among America’s deepest and darkest secrets

Appeals court schedules hearing in long-running Mechoopda Tribe gaming case

August 11, 2017 - 6:17am

A federal appeals court is hearing arguments next month in a long-running lawsuit that has kept the Mechoopda Tribe has from opening a casino on ancestral territory in California.

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Appeals court schedules hearing in long-running Mechoopda Tribe gaming case

Doug Steiger: Reform the Indian Health Service by looking at tribal success stories

August 11, 2017 - 1:44am

Most of the infrastructure of Indian Health Service is geared towards complicated financial reporting requirements related to federal auditing, not the quality of the medical care, Doug Steiger writes on Indian Country Media Network.

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Doug Steiger: Reform the Indian Health Service by looking at tribal success stories

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands: Protect Hanford Reach

August 10, 2017 - 2:38pm

Washington state Commissioner of Public Lands has asked for the protection of Hanford Reach on the Columbia River as a national monument.

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An Interview with Taylor Sheridan, Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter and Director of ‘Wind River’

August 10, 2017 - 1:42pm

Taylor Sheridan, the Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter and Director of ‘Wind River’ talks to ICMN about spending decades on the rez and his film Wind River

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An Interview with Taylor Sheridan, Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter and Director of ‘Wind River’

‘Follow the Rock’ Shines Spotlight on First Nations Basketball Tourney

August 10, 2017 - 12:21pm

CBC recently posted up a short doc called “Follow the Rock”, which follows two players as they travel to and compete in the All Native Basketball Tournament is more than a competition. Nations don’t just bring their best basketball players…..

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – August 10, 2017

August 10, 2017 - 12:19pm

Check 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 103rd Annual Meskwaki Powwow August 10 – August 13…..

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Mark Trahant: Get ready for a big mess once Congress returns to work in September

August 10, 2017 - 12:11pm

September is going to be a mess — Congress must sort out some really complicated issues.

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Mark Trahant: Get ready for a big mess once Congress returns to work in September

OECD Grades Indigenous Education in Canada

August 10, 2017 - 12:00pm

Canada is on the right track with indigenous education, but it is lurching forward, a new international report says.

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OECD Grades Indigenous Education in Canada

Rezlist.org: Buy, Sell or Trade on the Craigslist-like Marketplace for the Navajo Reservation

August 10, 2017 - 11:00am

Four Corners residents have a new tool to buy, sell or trade products and services. The online marketplace Rezlist.org creates a space where the public can post new or used items for sale, services, and job openings, as well as events and public information.

Rezlist founder Edward Chato-Seaton, a Navajo Nation member, conceived the idea for the platform when he was looking for parts for his 1976 Chevy Nova from his home in Kayenta,

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Rezlist.org: Buy, Sell or Trade on the Craigslist-like Marketplace for the Navajo Reservation

Non-Indian man sentenced to life in prison for murder and assault on Crow Reservation

August 10, 2017 - 10:52am

A non-Indian man was sentenced to life in federal prison for a double homicide and assault on the Crow Reservation in Montana.

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Non-Indian man sentenced to life in prison for murder and assault on Crow Reservation

Jim Cooper: Wilton Rancheria casino brings benefits to everyone in our community

August 10, 2017 - 10:38am

After fighting for decades to be restored to federal recognition, the Wilton Rancheria is closer than ever to opening a casino in California.

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Jim Cooper: Wilton Rancheria casino brings benefits to everyone in our community

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