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Oglala Lakota College and Honda Team Up On Lakota Star Knowledge Project – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

March 21, 2017 - 7:18am

TORRANCE, Calif., March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — To address the issue of low science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) proficiency on the reservation and increase exposure to STEM opportunities, Oglala Lakota College and the American Honda Foundation have partnered on…..

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Young Lakota Entrepreneurs Create Sweet Business Idea – 1400 lbs of Honey Sold! – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow…

March 21, 2017 - 7:16am

The Honey Lodge Youth Enterprise is what happens when brilliant minds come together and think outside the box! The Native American Advocacy Program (NAAP), a non-profit organization that serves Rosebud Indian Reservation, was facing a lack of funding for their…..

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Indian Child Welfare Act survives attack from conservative groups

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

Tribal leaders and advocates are breathing a sigh of relief after a federal judge rejected a broad challenge on the historic law.

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Indian Child Welfare Act survives attack from conservative groups

Mohegan Tribe announces plan for $80M convention center at casino

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

The 131,000-square-foot Mohegan Sun Expo Center is expected to open in the summer of 2018.

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Mohegan Tribe announces plan for $80M convention center at casino

North Dakota Republican keeps pushing bill for non-Indian casinos

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

Tribal leaders and Democrats say the proposal is punishment for opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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North Dakota Republican keeps pushing bill for non-Indian casinos

Cowlitz Tribe casino seen as impacting lottery revenues in Oregon

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

Video lottery sales are projected to fall $110 million a year once ilani Casino Resort opens in Washington.

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Cowlitz Tribe casino seen as impacting lottery revenues in Oregon

National Indian Gaming Association honors Native casting director

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

Tricia Wood, who is Seneca-Cayuga and Cherokee, worked on the award-winning La La Land.

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Steve Russell: ‘Domestic’ status of Indian nations invented in 1831

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

The status of domestic, dependent nations was incoherent then and still is.

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Steve Russell: ‘Domestic’ status of Indian nations invented in 1831

Steven Newcomb: Pope Francis must address legacy of domination

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

An institution such as the Vatican, cannot ‘conquer’ then pretend it bears no responsibility.

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Steven Newcomb: Pope Francis must address legacy of domination

Lawmakers pushing for federal recognition of six tribes in Virginia

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

The tribes were among the first to sign treaties with European nations and they helped the first European settlers survive at Jamestown.

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Lawmakers pushing for federal recognition of six tribes in Virginia

Mishewal Wappo Tribe returns to court to seek federal recognition

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

The California-based tribe was targeted for termination in the 1950s.

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Mishewal Wappo Tribe returns to court to seek federal recognition

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on diabetes

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

The hearing comes as tribes lobby Congress to reauthorize the Special Diabetes Program for Indians.

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on diabetes

Tulalip Tribes install first leadership board with women in majority

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

A woman is serving as chair of the Washington-based tribe for the first time in nearly 80 years.

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Tulalip Tribes install first leadership board with women in majority

Osage Nation passes referendum to legalize same-sex marriage

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

Tribal law previously restricted marriages to a man and a woman.

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Osage Nation passes referendum to legalize same-sex marriage

Ponca Tribe hosts 282-mile walk to retrace trail of forced removal

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

The federal government forced the tribe to leave its homelands in Nebraska to present-day Oklahoma.

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Ponca Tribe hosts 282-mile walk to retrace trail of forced removal

Native Sun News Today: Whiteclay liquor sales up for review again

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

Nebraska’s state liquor commission will decide the fate of the tiny but notorious town of Whiteclay, whose livelihood depends on selling beer to vulnerable Lakota.

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James Giago Davies: It’s time to take a trip to the Great Upstairs

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

Both my parents had expressions they would use over and over again, which I have shared with my children.

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James Giago Davies: It’s time to take a trip to the Great Upstairs

Mary Smith and Mary Wakefield: Obamacare repeal is bad for Indian Country

March 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

The hidden costs of Affordable Care Act repeal with American Health Care Act replacement on Native Americans.

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Mary Smith and Mary Wakefield: Obamacare repeal is bad for Indian Country

Moapa Band a Front-Runner in Clean Energy: First Utility-Scale Solar Plant on Tribal Land

March 20, 2017 - 3:30pm

Roughly 30 miles north of Las Vegas, shovels broke earth on March 17 to pave way for 3.2 million solar panels to cover 25 million square feet (that’s 450 NFL football fields). The Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project will be the first-ever utility-scale solar power plant on tribal land.

First Solar Inc. and the Moapa Band of Paiutes joined forces for the 250-megawatt solar farm on the 72,000-acre Moapa River Indian Reservation.

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The Affordable Care Act Repeal: A Road Natives Shoud Not Be Forced to Go Down

March 20, 2017 - 1:44pm

The health status of Native peoples has consistently lagged behind other U.S. populations, but the Affordable Care Act was improving the conditions.

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