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Canoe Journey 2017 Closes in On Campbell River Destination

August 2, 2017 - 1:26pm

The Canoe Journey 2017 left Port Gamble Skallalam on July 21 and made its way to Esquimalt, Canada on July 24 with Matika Wilbur filming the journey.

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Canada MMIW Inquiry Struggles as Staff Flee

August 2, 2017 - 1:20pm

Resignation of Marilyn Poitras from Canada’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) inquiry highlights underlying flaws, critics say.

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Red Lake Spiritual Leader, Anna C. Gibbs, Walked On July 24

August 2, 2017 - 1:18pm

Anna C. Gibbs walked on July 24, she was instrumental in the growing of the Ojibwe language revitalization efforts in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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Navajo Nation citizen sentenced to life in prison for murdering 11-year-old girl

August 2, 2017 - 12:57pm

A citizen of the Navajo Nation was sentenced to life in federal prison after pleading guilty for the murder of an 11-year-old girl.

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Cronkite News: Trump administration issues waiver to speed up border wall

August 2, 2017 - 12:32pm

The Department of Homeland Security invoked a waiver of environmental and other regulations to speed construction of projects along the United States border with Mexico.

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Cronkite News: Trump administration issues waiver to speed up border wall

Employee of Navajo Nation office charged for bringing gun to U.S. Capitol

August 2, 2017 - 11:46am

An employee of the Navajo Nation Washington Office has pleaded not guilty for carrying a firearm into a U.S. Capitol building.

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Employee of Navajo Nation office charged for bringing gun to U.S. Capitol

Each Night A Masterpiece: 24 Native Artists Design One Room Each at Elite Nativo Lodge

August 2, 2017 - 11:35am

From hummingbirds to grizzly bears, the Nativo Lodge has 24 beautifully designed rooms by Native artists. Which room is your favorite?

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Combined $1 Billion Worth in Expansions Underway at California Native Resorts

August 2, 2017 - 11:17am

It’s a never-ending race to enhance luxury and entertainment at resort properties across Indian country in the pursuit of casino players, golfers, pool enthusiasts, spa lovers, foodies, concert seekers and convention organizers. Competition appears particularly hot in the Sunshine State.

Recent spending on casino construction in Southern California alone is estimated to exceed $1 billion this year for Pechanga Resort & Casino ($285 million), Sycuan Casino ($226 million), Pala Casino ($170 million),

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Battle brews as utility company takes sovereignty dispute to Supreme Court

August 2, 2017 - 10:01am

The nation’s largest reservation. A business-friendly president. The owner of Dakota Access. What could go wrong here?

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President Trump Bans Transgender From Military—Just the Latest Form of Oppression in the USA

August 2, 2017 - 8:19am

President Trump banned transgender people from military service, following in a long line of oppression in the self-proclaimed “Christian” nation.

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Pueblo artist Virgil Ortiz announces jewelry collaboration with Smithsonian

August 2, 2017 - 8:12am

Virgil Ortiz, an artist from Cochiti Pueblo, is debuting an ambitious new collection as part of a collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian.

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Pueblo artist Virgil Ortiz announces jewelry collaboration with Smithsonian

Native American Students In Crisis

August 2, 2017 - 7:30am

Native American students face more disciplinary challenges, discrimination and sub par curricula than their non-Native peers; leads to higher dropout rates.

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United Tribes Technical College set to honor veterans at upcoming powwow

August 2, 2017 - 6:55am

The 48th annual UTTC International Powwow will feature a special honoring for tribal citizens who served in the World War I era.

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United Tribes Technical College set to honor veterans at upcoming powwow

Key Trump advisor presses new administration on rules for online lenders

August 2, 2017 - 6:10am

Are the rough days of the online lending industry coming to an end under the Trump administration?

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Key Trump advisor presses new administration on rules for online lenders

Lumbee Tribe secures White House meeting in bid for federal recognition

August 2, 2017 - 5:30am

The leader of the Lumbee Tribe is meeting with the White House to make the case for federal recognition.

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Kialegee Tribal Town faces opposition to potential casino on allotment

August 2, 2017 - 2:39am

The Kialegee Tribal Town isn’t saying much about plans for a potential casino in Oklahoma but local officials and the Muscogee Nation are taking action.

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Kialegee Tribal Town faces opposition to potential casino on allotment

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation battles opioid epidemic among our people

August 2, 2017 - 2:09am

The opioid epidemic is ripping apart families, straining our tribal resources and wreaking havoc across the Cherokee Nation.

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Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation battles opioid epidemic among our people

Sen. Heitkamp defends law enforcement’s response to #NoDAPL movement

August 2, 2017 - 1:54am

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-North Dakota) is known as an outspoken advocate for Indian Country’s most vulnerable, particularly youth, but her efforts don’t extend to the #NoDAPL movement.

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Kalispel Tribe breaks ground on $20 million expansion project at casino

August 2, 2017 - 1:38am

The Kalispel Tribe is working hard to make the Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Washington more attractive to families.

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Kalispel Tribe breaks ground on $20 million expansion project at casino

Native Voting Rights in South Dakota—We Do the Math

August 1, 2017 - 1:59pm

South Dakota’s Help America Vote Act Grant Board has approved funding for Indian-reservation satellite-voting centers for the 2018 elections

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