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Senator Asks FEMA to Listen to Tribes Desperate for Emergency Assistance

April 26, 2017 - 10:58am

Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) is asking FEMA to address pressing tribal concerns when it updates its consultation policy, which is expected to happen in August.

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Elem Indian Colony Halts Disenrollment Process

April 26, 2017 - 10:46am

The Elem Indian Colony’s executive committee recently took the first steps to healing a decades-long rift between factions that consisted of disenrollment.

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Video Poem Wins Navajo Filmmaker National Prize

April 26, 2017 - 10:30am

Navajo filmmaker and photographer Pamela J. Peters can now add ‘poet’ to her list of art genres, having won Button Poetry’s best video poem of 2016.

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ICMN Announces the Debut Issue of Indian Country Magazine

April 26, 2017 - 10:02am

Indian Country Media Network has launched the bi-monthly Indian Country magazine, focusing on the culture and issues affecting Native Americans today.

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Notah Begay III to Swing for Worthy Causes at AMERIND Risk’s Annual Golf Tournament

April 26, 2017 - 9:51am

SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — Four-time PGA Tour winner Notah Begay III will grace Twin Warriors Golf Club this Thursday, April 27, in honor of AMERIND Risk’s sold-out 13th Annual Protecting Tribal Families Golf Fundraiser.

Golf teams in the four-person scramble will compete across 18 holes of the award-winning Twin Warriors Golf Club’s championship course, which snakes through high desert on the Pueblo of Santa Ana in New Mexico,

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Plenty of Consultation of GOP on Bears Ears: Docs

April 26, 2017 - 8:30am

New federal documents belie Republican lawmakers’ claims that there was not enough consultation before Bears Ears was designated a national monument.

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Indigenous Lawyers Can Learn from an Indigenous Architect

April 26, 2017 - 8:02am

An indigenous approach to law can borrow from an indigenous approach to architecture: A commitment to discard imposed ways of solving problems.

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Native History: Modocs Win Big at Sand Butte

April 26, 2017 - 7:30am

Captain Jack and Scarface Charley lead Modocs in a successful battle against United States military forces in April 1873.

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Trump singles out new Bears Ears monument as an ‘abuse’ of government’s power

April 26, 2017 - 5:55am

The new monument enjoys strong support across Indian Country but the president sounded more concerned about the views of non-Indians in Utah.

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Mohegan Tribe wants gaming disputes resolved in own judicial system

April 26, 2017 - 2:40am

The tribe’s court system resolved other claims connected to the incident that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Police use tear gas and rubber bullets at indigenous protest in Brazil

April 26, 2017 - 1:55am

An estimated 2,000 to 3,000 people took part in the protest in the nation’s capital city.

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Mishewal Wappo Tribe loses appeal in federal recognition lawsuit

April 26, 2017 - 1:06am

The California tribe waited too long after being terminated to bring the case, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Institute of American Indian Arts Announces ‘Sherman Alexie’ Scholarship – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

April 25, 2017 - 8:54pm

The Institute of American Indian Arts’ Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing is offering the first annual Sherman Alexie Scholarship to a student who applies and enrolls in the IAIA MFA program. The scholarship will pay $7,500 per semester for…..

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UN Marks Tenth Anniversary of Indigenous Rights Declaration

April 25, 2017 - 2:08pm

Reflecting on 10 years of UNDRIP at the 16th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples, from April 24 through May 5, 2017.

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Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sees more opposition to gaming win

April 25, 2017 - 12:55pm

The state of Massachusetts is joining efforts to overturn the tribe’s victory.

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Cronkite News: Shutdown deadline falls on Donald Trump’s 100th day in office

April 25, 2017 - 12:38pm

Unless Congress acts to replace or extend the budget, nonessential government services would stop at 12:01 a.m. Saturday – Donald Trump’s 100th day in office.

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Cowlitz Tribe welcomes big crowd to $510M casino in Washington

April 25, 2017 - 12:27pm

It took more than a decade but the tribe kept fighting for the right to return to its homelands in Washington.

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André Cramblit: Tribes must make language survival a top priority

April 25, 2017 - 12:26pm

Native peoples must demand that their tribal councils adequately fund Native language programs.

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Investing in Our Youth Through Education – Native NERDS Org Needs Indian Country’s Help

April 25, 2017 - 12:11pm

An annual Native Youth Gathering, summer school and after school programs, the Native NERDS program created by Dahkota Kicking Bear Brown is a great cause

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Supreme Court relists petition in Gun Lake Tribe gaming land case

April 25, 2017 - 12:04pm

A non-Indian man who lives three miles from the tribe’s casino in Michigan is trying to keep his long-running lawsuit alive.

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