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Aboriginal Day Live 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

June 20, 2017 - 11:42am

ABOUT ABORIGINAL DAY LIVE 2017 EIGHT CITIES, ONE GREAT GATHERING On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, join the gathering and celebrate Aboriginal cultures with Aboriginal Peoples Television Network’s Aboriginal Day Live across Canada! Watch Online This year marks the largest celebration of…..

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Google Doodle Celebrates First Native Physician – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

June 20, 2017 - 11:36am

In case you missed it over the weekend, Google Doodle once again honored an outstanding Native American. “Today’s Doodle honors the life and legacy of Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915), the first American Indian to earn a medical degree……

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Coming of Age in Akwesasne: The Beauty Is Under the Husk

June 20, 2017 - 10:07am

Mohawk youth emerge from a four-year, rigorous Akwesasne coming-of-age process with a well-grounded sense of self, and an embrace of life.

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Smokehouses, Farmers’ Markets and More: ‘Growing Food Sovereignty’ Report Reveals ‘Seeds of Native Health’ Impact

June 20, 2017 - 7:49am

For the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, the nearest grocery store to its community is 20 miles away. “Even that store lacks fresh and healthy foods. This project has really started community conversations about food, especially the availability of healthy foods for our people,” said the Kalispel Tribe of Indians.

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s (SMSC) Seeds of Native Health campaign supports grassroots practitioners in Native communities that are working toward improving Native nutrition,

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Smoke Houses, Farmers’ Markets and More: ‘Growing Food Sovereignty’ Report Reveals ‘Seeds of Native Health’ Impact

June 20, 2017 - 7:49am

For the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, the nearest grocery store to its community is 20 miles away. “Even that store lacks fresh and healthy foods. This project has really started community conversations about food, especially the availability of healthy foods for our people,” said the Kalispel Tribe of Indians.

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s (SMSC) Seeds of Native Health campaign supports grassroots practitioners in Native communities that are working toward improving Native nutrition,

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Today in Native History: Natives Participate in Poor People’s Campaign; Protest BIA

June 20, 2017 - 7:30am

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign brings together groups of many ethnicities to fight poverty; Natives join and voice concerns about BIA.

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Doug George-Kanentiio: ‘Spirit Game’ brings Iroquois lacrosse to life

June 20, 2017 - 6:36am

From the beginning, when the Iroquois emerged as a distinct people thousands of years ago, they played lacrosse.

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Doug George-Kanentiio: ‘Spirit Game’ brings Iroquois lacrosse to life

Cronkite News: Navajo activist vows fight against racist NFL mascot

June 20, 2017 - 6:20am

Native advocates vowed to continue their fight against the ‘racist’ name of the Washington Redskins, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that use of such names is protected by the First Amendment.

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Witness list for hearing on bill to reform the Indian Health Service

June 20, 2017 - 5:01am

The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is meeting on Wednesday to take testimony on a bill to reform the Indian Health Service.

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Bill for tribal regalia at graduation ceremonies advances in California

June 20, 2017 - 2:28am

Assemblyman Todd Gloria (D), a citizen of the Tlingit and Haida Tribes, is sponsoring a bill to ensure Native students can wear their regalia to graduation ceremonies in California.

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Another former leader of Winnebago Tribe pleads in gaming theft case

June 20, 2017 - 2:09am

Charles Aldrich, a former council member, admitted to one count of theft from a gaming establishment in a case that ensnared nine former leaders of the Winnebago Tribe.

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waits on casino ruling from Trump team

June 20, 2017 - 1:34am

A June 19 deadline came and went without word on the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s land-into-trust application in Massachusetts.

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Ramapough Lunaape Nation wins reversal of ruling on prayer camp

June 20, 2017 - 1:16am

The Ramapough Lunaape Nation is claiming victory after a judge in New Jersey dissolved a restraining order affecting the tribe’s prayer camp.

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Supreme Court: Yes, You Can Trademark Disparaging Racial Slurs Like R-Word

June 19, 2017 - 7:15pm

Native Twitter was ablaze with frustration June 19 following the release of the Supreme Court’s decision that a federal law prohibiting the trademark of disparaging racial slurs is unconstitutional.

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June-July 2017 Issue of Indian Country Magazine Now Available

June 19, 2017 - 3:36pm

The June-July 2017 edition of Indian Country Media Network’s new bimonthly magazine, Indian Country, is now available in its online and iPad formats.

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The Secret Republican Health Care Plan: Cutting Taxes and Destroying Medicaid

June 19, 2017 - 11:55am

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was important to vote on a Senate health care bill before the July 4th holiday recess.

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Native American Fitness: Mind-Body-Spirit

June 19, 2017 - 11:48am

Native American health has declined for many reasons over the years, but the Jim Thorpe All Indian Games provide a glimpse of true Native fitness.

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Secretary Zinke shuffles top Indian Affairs officials at Interior Department

June 19, 2017 - 11:39am

Tribal leaders have been complaining about the lack of information about the Trump administration’s reorganization plans.

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Secretary Zinke shuffles top Indian Affairs officials at Interior Department

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