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Warm Springs Tribes offer exclusive and pricey option for viewing solar eclipse

August 7, 2017 - 7:20am

A total solar eclipse is coming to America on August 21 and viewing options exist in Indian Country.

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Warm Springs Tribes offer exclusive and pricey option for viewing solar eclipse

Crow Tribe blames drugs and gangs for fatal shooting on reservation in Montana

August 7, 2017 - 4:51am

The leader of the Crow Tribe is blaming drugs and gangs for a shooting that left three people dead and two others injured.

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Crow Tribe blames drugs and gangs for fatal shooting on reservation in Montana

Kialegee Tribal Town continues to seek employees for casino-related positions

August 7, 2017 - 2:25am

The Kialegee Tribal Town appears to be moving forward with plans for a casino on an allotment in Oklahoma despite fierce opposition.

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Kialegee Tribal Town continues to seek employees for casino-related positions

Ray Cook: Our indigenous freedoms are directly tied to the freedom of the Earth

August 7, 2017 - 1:43am

Freedom is an illusion, and all we have are redemption songs, Ray Cook writes on Indian Country Media Network.

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Ray Cook: Our indigenous freedoms are directly tied to the freedom of the Earth

Tom Perez: Trump administration steers government toward the termination era

August 7, 2017 - 1:19am

By steering the government toward termination-era policies, President Donald Trump threatens the health and prosperity of Native Americans and drags us all backward, Tom Perez of the Democratic National Committee writes.

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Now On Netflix! ‘AWAKE – A Dream from Standing Rock’

August 6, 2017 - 9:55pm

All right guys, here’s one for your queue list! AWAKE – A Dream from Standing Rock is now out on Netflix! From the movie’s synopsis: In 2016 Standing Rock, North Dakota became one of the most watched places on earth……

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Standing Rock Anthem Gets MTV Video Music Award Nomination – Vote Now!

August 6, 2017 - 9:52pm

Congratulations to Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas! His video for his song “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL” was nominated for an MTV Video Music Award in the ‘Best Fight Against The System’ video category. In case you…..

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The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 6, 2017

August 6, 2017 - 5:45pm

Native movies make a mark, a lawsuit looms on behalf of the delisted Yellowstone grizzly, and more in Indian country the week preceding August 6.

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Wind River’s Martin Sensmeier Stars on Cover of New Issue of Indian Country Magazine

August 6, 2017 - 3:01pm

Indian Country magazine’s third issue, the Aug-Sep 2017 Special Hot Lists edition, features actor Martin Sensmeier on the cover and an extensive interview.

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$20M for Salmon Fisheries Assistance Means an Investment in Jobs

August 6, 2017 - 12:00pm

Washington state Representatives secured the funds to provide assistance to salmon fisheries with disaster designation by the Secretary of Commerce

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Photos: Stage of Nations Ecofest Hosts Iroquois Smoke Dance in Syracuse

August 6, 2017 - 10:16am

Thousands turn out to the Stage of Nations Ecofest in Syracuse to see the beauty of Iroquois dancing as well as Native food, music and crafts

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Photos: Stage of Nations Ecofest Hosts Iroquois Smoke Dance in Syracuse

Sen. Murray Secures Additional Funding for Hanford Site Cleanup

August 6, 2017 - 9:25am

Sen. Patty Murray secures $195.7 million in additional federal funding for nuclear waste cleanup at the Hanford Site along the Columbia River.

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Freedom v. Redemption

August 6, 2017 - 9:13am

The idea of freedom for Native Americans is an illusion, what we have instead are our redemption songs.

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Mad Scientist: Ojibwe Doctor Named Physician of the Year

August 6, 2017 - 8:30am

Ojibwe doctor Arne Vainio has been named Physician of the Year by the Association of American Indian Physicians. And now he’s teaching the next generation.

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Mad Scientist: Ojibwe Doctor Named Physician of the Year

On the “Columbus Ships” Sailing Up the Hudson River

August 5, 2017 - 7:53pm

This month, July 2017, the replicas of two of the ships sailed by Cristobal Colón (Christopher Columbus) are sailing up the Hudson River and when they dock they will be open for public tours. Built as a floating museum by the Columbus Foundation in the British Virgin Islands, the tours teach about “15th-century life on the high seas.” Archaeology magazine called the Columbus Foundation’s replica of the Niña “the most historically correct Columbus replica ever built.”

In terms of historical accuracy when it comes to the Spanish colonization of the Caribbean and other places where Spain placed its distinctive and bloody stamp on the earth,

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Montreal First Peoples Festival in High Gear

August 5, 2017 - 6:54pm

Sun and fun, undeterred by Friday night rain, rule the days at the Montreal First Peoples Festival 2017; runs through August 9.

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A Conversation with Tokala Clifford, Pine Ridge Film Star in Taylor Sheridan’s Wind River

August 5, 2017 - 10:42am

Tokala Clifford from Pine Ridge says working on Wind River by Taylor Sheridan ‘was more like a family’ thanks to Gil Birmingham, Graham Greene and more

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Trump’s R.A.I.S.E. Act

August 5, 2017 - 9:57am

A cartoon by Marty Two Bulls about Trump’s R.A.I.S.E. Act.

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Mapping the Quinault Canyon Seafloor

August 5, 2017 - 9:00am

Dr. Robert Ballard, in association with the Quinault Nation, will map the terrain, sample for harmful algal blooms, as well as support treaty fisheries.

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Mapping the Quinault Canyon Seafloor

Igniting the Fire of Truth on Behalf of Earth-Is-Woman, the Creator and the Nnee

August 5, 2017 - 8:30am

The People—the Nnee (known today as Western Apache)—need to follow the lead of their great ancestors and fight for life.

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