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Kaiser Ninth in Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race: Other Alaska Natives in Top 25

March 17, 2017 - 3:36pm

Victories and tragic dog losses at 978-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race’s 758-mile mark. Kaiser holds ninth position.

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The Mascot the Blight on Our Cultures

March 17, 2017 - 12:35pm

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about mascots.

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Mike Pence, You’ve Got Mail!

March 17, 2017 - 12:00pm

Vice President Mike Pence was in the hot seat recently. It was confirmed that Pence used a private email account through AOL to conduct public business.

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Denise Martin’s Painted Ponies LLC Gives Tribal Casinos a Competitive Advantage

March 17, 2017 - 11:30am

Denise Martin, a proud Pokagon Potawatomi, spearheads major events, books top entertainment, secures covetable promotional products, and offers marketing consulting to tribal casinos from coast to coast.

In January 2017, Martin founded Painted Ponies, LLC, a 100-percent Native-owned and -operated marketing and entertainment business based in Niles, Michigan, near the Pokagon government offices in Dowagiac.

After graduating from Saint Mary’s at Notre Dame, Martin worked in various industries,

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Australia’s Response to the Doctrine of Discovery

March 17, 2017 - 11:24am

The Australian Delegation at the 2012 UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues did what many governments do when it comes to the Doctrine of Discovery.

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2017 Gathering of Nations Miss Indian World Pageant: Final Call For Applications

March 17, 2017 - 10:32am

The 34th Annual Gathering of Nations has announced a final call for applications for the 2017 Miss Indian World competition.

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Cahokia Mounds Mark Spring Equinox

March 17, 2017 - 8:30am

Woodhenge, at Cahokia Mounds in Illinois, will be the site of a vernal equinox celebration to welcome spring a day early on Sunday March 19.

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Oklahoma Brags About American Indian Students

March 17, 2017 - 7:30am

With the U.S. Department of Education and public education in jeopardy, applauding achievements by American Indian students is a good thing.

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Pow Wow Calendar Update – March 14, 2017 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

March 16, 2017 - 9:27pm

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 52nd Annual FIHA Powwow March 24 – March 27…..

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National Museum of American Indian expresses ‘regret’ for Native Nations Rise incident

March 16, 2017 - 8:00pm

A group of Native women were wrongly told to remove their jackets bearing the ‘Mni Wiconi’ (Water Is Life) message.

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Native Sun News Today: ‘We’re still here and we’re not going away!’

March 16, 2017 - 8:00pm

Beginning on March 7, tipi poles were in the ground kicking off four days of lobbying, ceremonies, cultural events, and discussions culminating in a march from the Army Corps of Engineers headquarters to the White House.

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Native Sun News Today Editorial: Native people have the most to fear from Donald Trump’s reign

March 16, 2017 - 8:00pm

Native Americans probably have much more to fear than any other American from this man who considered Indians his enemy when their casinos put him out of business.

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Navajo Nation pays tribute to slain officer with suspect in custody

March 16, 2017 - 8:00pm

Houston Largo, 27, had only been on the force for five years but was remembered as someone who always went beyond the call of duty.

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Russell Begaye: Washington must help secure jobs on reservation

March 16, 2017 - 8:00pm

Our nation is faced with an impending economic disaster after the owners of a power plant on Navajo land, have threatened to shut down the facility by 2019.

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Elouise Cobell ‘100 Years’ documentary premieres in Washington

March 16, 2017 - 8:00pm

The late Blackfeet Nation citizen was the lead plaintiff in the landmark Indian trust fund lawsuit.

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Trump administration given more time for appeal in tribal gaming case

March 16, 2017 - 8:00pm

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe was forced to stop work on a $1 billion gaming facility in Massachusetts by an ongoing lawsuit.

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Custer State Park and Bison Pride

March 16, 2017 - 5:57pm

A Montana State University Cherokee expert will give a lecture about the importance of bison to Native Americans at Custer State Park.

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SCIA Staff Director Anthony Walters to Lead National American Indian Housing Council

March 16, 2017 - 12:42pm

The staff director and chief counsel to Senator Jon Tester for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA) has been appointed to lead the National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC). The NAIHC supports Native communities in their self-determined goals to provide culturally relevant and quality, affordable housing for their people.

Anthony (Tony) Walters, a member of the Cherokee Nation, will begin his new role as NAIHC executive director on April 3,

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Devery Jacobs, Native Filmmakers Will Rock Native Crossroads Film Festival

March 16, 2017 - 12:36pm

Internationally acclaimed Indigenous-made or themed films will be screened at the 2017 Native Crossroads Film Festival, on April 7-8 in Norman, OK.

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