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GA Governor Proclaims ‘Georgia Swarm Day’ after Miles Thompson Scores Championship Goal

June 21, 2017 - 12:11pm

Native Goal in Overtime! GA Governor Proclaims ‘Georgia Swarm Day’ after Miles Thompson Scores Championship Goal for Georgia Swarm

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Tribes go it alone on climate change as Trump team shifts priorities

June 21, 2017 - 11:25am

Tribes are vowing to protect their communities from climate change but they will have to go it alone due to limited support from the Trump administration.

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Tribes go it alone on climate change as Trump team shifts priorities

Steve Russell: The GI Bill changed the United States for the better

June 21, 2017 - 11:23am

The GI Bill broke class barriers but did not have the same effect on race, Cherokee Nation citizen Steve Russell writes on Indian Country Media Network

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Steve Russell: The GI Bill changed the United States for the better

Summer Solstice Embraces Turtle Island in Sunlight

June 21, 2017 - 8:30am

The summer solstice straddled two days, June 20 and 21, to arrive in splendid sunlit style across Turtle Island either just before or just after midnight, depending on time zone.

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Quapaw Tribe’s $1M Processing Plant Will Aid its Farm-to-Fork Goals and Economic Development

June 21, 2017 - 7:44am

Quapaw members, traditionally agricultural people, are embracing a farm-to-fork lifestyle and economic development with their soon-to-open processing plant for bison and cattle meat.

Today, bison, goats and about 500 head of cattle roam 1,500 acres of the tribe’s Ottawa County plains in northeastern Oklahoma. Gardens and greenhouses grow fresh veggies and herbs, and some 50 beehives produce honey that the tribe hopes to develop for market. The tribe may add poultry to the mix,

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MSU Sending Tribal College Students on New PATHS to Food Sovereignty

June 21, 2017 - 7:30am

Several tribal college students will be spending their summer at Montana State University learning how to advance food sovereignty for tribes.

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Wilton Rancheria accused of working too closely with city on casino

June 21, 2017 - 5:34am

It took the Wilton Rancheria more than three years to gain federal approval for a casino in northern California but opponents are accusing the tribe of rushing through the process.

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Key House committee under fire for moving slowly on tribal agenda

June 21, 2017 - 5:27am

A Congressional committee with jurisdiction over tribal issues continues to move slowly on Indian Country’s agenda, raising concerns about its intentions.

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Key House committee under fire for moving slowly on tribal agenda

Harold Monteau: Democrats lack proactive agenda and proactive strategy

June 21, 2017 - 2:38am

Democrats to start pushing the idea of ‘inclusion’ rather than ‘exclusion’ to try and regain control from Republican, Harold Monteau writes on Indian Country Media Network.

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Harold Monteau: Democrats lack proactive agenda and proactive strategy

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe orders 20 non-citizens to leave reservation

June 21, 2017 - 2:24am

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is enforcing its exclusion policy against people accused of engaging in criminal activity on the reservation in New York.

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Bryan Newland: President Trump’s budget threatens tribal treaties

June 21, 2017 - 1:55am

Tribal treaty rights protect more than cultural and spiritual values, they protect the ability of tribal members to earn a living, attorney Bryan Newland writes on the influential Turtle Talk blog.

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Watch This! Colorful Hoop Dancing at Ottawa’s Glowfair – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

June 20, 2017 - 8:52pm

I’ve seen some blacklight/dayglo hoop dancing before, but haven’t seen the bright LED hoops being used yet! Now in it’s third year, Glowfair transforms Ottawa’s retail district into a “non-stop celebration of cutting edge music, mesmerizing entertainment and dazzling street…..

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Pride Month Photos: 40 Years of Native Pride with Felipe Rose of the Village People

June 20, 2017 - 4:33pm

40 Years of Native Pride with Felipe Rose and the Village People. Entertained Hampton Roads Pride Festival audience this past weekend

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Spotlight on Safety: AMERIND Risk to Discuss Accident Prevention on ‘Native America Calling,’ Launches 30-Year History Video

June 20, 2017 - 3:53pm

This June, AMERIND Risk has used National Safety Month as a platform to elevate awareness and interest in the power of preventative safety through outreach to Native families.

Accidents are the third leading cause of death for Native Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Natives are 42% more likely to work in high-risk occupations. On Wednesday, June 21, AMERIND Risk executives and Tribal safety specialists will appear on the live,

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20 Uber-Cool Rock Your Mocs Day Photos

June 20, 2017 - 3:36pm

Photos of Indian country musicians, actors, artists, dancers and writers who participate in rock your mocs day to help Native culture thrive.

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Chickasaw Cultural Center: A Home for People, History and Culture

June 20, 2017 - 2:42pm

The Chickasaw Cultural Center offers visitors a journey through tribal history across 96,000 square feet of galleries, archives and more.

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The Color of Affirmative Action Could Have Been Olive Drab

June 20, 2017 - 2:17pm

At its inception the GI Bill worked wonders in breaking the class barrier; however, it did little to resolve racial barriers.

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Catastrophe in DC: Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Severely Harm Native Health

June 20, 2017 - 12:53pm

Medicaid is in profound jeopardy. As Sen. Lisa Murkowski states we could “see health outcomes that would start going backwards.”

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Arne Vainio: What does the princess want to be when she grows up?

June 20, 2017 - 12:14pm

A five-year-old girl missing one of her top teeth was singing songs from one of the animated princess movies when her mom brought her to my office, worried about a worsening cough.

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Eric Hannel: Addressing the health care crisis among Native Americans

June 20, 2017 - 12:05pm

While thousands of Native American athletes test their limits this week, commit to your own fitness regimen, Eric Hannel writes on Indian Country Media Network.

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