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Meet the 9-year-old who's learning 5 different languages, including Mohawk and Cayuga

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 19, 2019 - 1:34pm
se Lahache

Nine-year-old Rotehrhatá:se Lahache is learning Kanien’kéha at immersion school, but has also taken up learning Cayuga, French and Spanish on his own.

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Trans Mountain approval frustrating, says B.C. chief with unresolved concerns about pipeline project

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 19, 2019 - 1:03pm
Coldwater chief Lee Spahan

While Coldwater Chief Lee Spahan wasn't surprised to hear that the federal government was moving ahead with plans to twin the Trans Mountain pipeline that runs beneath his reserve, he says the approval is still frustrating because Ottawa has yet to deal with outstanding issues in his community related to the existing pipeline.

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Cronkite News: President Trump promises mass deportation of 'illegal aliens'

INDIANZ.COM - June 19, 2019 - 12:44pm
Undocumented immigrants and their families are being told to start preparing for possible deportation following a tweet from President Donald Trump.
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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

NATIONAL NATIVE NEWS (nativetimes.net) - June 19, 2019 - 12:22pm

The Library of Congress chooses Mvskoke poet Joy Harjo Poet Laureate of the United States (Photo: courtesy Joy Harjo and the Library of Congress)

California’s governor has apologized for the state’s history of genocide against Native American tribes Tribes are expressing opposition to Canada’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion  Mvskoke poet Joy Harjo is the first Native America poet laureate of the United States https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn061919.mp3

The post Wednesday, June 19, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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California governor apologizes for 'genocide' of Native peoples

INDIANZ.COM - June 19, 2019 - 12:19pm
A Truth and Healing Council in California aims to ensure no one forgets about the genocide of Native peoples.
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Indian Country reels as Netflix cancels show with first Native female lead: 'Chambers'

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - June 19, 2019 - 12:15pm

Native starpower in 'Chambers' included actors Sivan Alyra Rose and Marcus LaVoi, director Sydney Freeland and writer Jason Gavin

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Music, art, dance, food and humour a learning experience at Elders Gathering in northern Sask.

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 19, 2019 - 12:09pm
Pinehouse elders gathering

The ninth annual Elders Gathering in the northern Saskatchewan village of Pinehouse is underway.

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Sudbury school R.H. Murray hosts first powwow

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 19, 2019 - 11:55am
Pow Wow

To help students better understand National Indigenous People's Day, Sudbury’s R.H. Murray Public School is teaching its students all about Indigenous culture.

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High Court's 'Separate Sovereigns' Ruling Is Good For Tribes

LAW360 (Native feed) - June 19, 2019 - 10:48am
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Gamble v. U.S. — reaffirming the so-called separate sovereigns doctrine — preserves tribal prosecutors' autonomy and ability to respond promptly to offenses without worrying about the legal repercussions on federal prosecutions, say Steven Gordon and Philip Baker-Shenk of Holland & Knight.

20 years of preserving Native American history at Indian Village

NATIONAL NEWS - June 19, 2019 - 10:34am
… ancient Native American artifacts on Tuesday and joined members of the Prehistoric Indian … landmark that's provided Native American history and archeological opportunities for … artifacts at the site early Native American tribes once occupied. Some past …
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Library of Congress names Joy Harjo as first Native U.S. Poet Laureate

INDIANZ.COM - June 19, 2019 - 10:18am
Joy Harjo, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, has been named the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States.
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Republican U.S. Senator blasts Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for 'bullying'

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - June 19, 2019 - 9:46am
A sitting U.S. Senator is accusing North Carolina's most prominent tribe of hypocrisy and greed.

Winnebago Tribe mourns passing of vice chairman and noted musician Curtis St. Cyr

INDIANZ.COM - June 19, 2019 - 9:25am
Curtis St. Cyr gained notoriety playing harmonica and singing the blues. But he also dedicated his life to his people and his family.
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Designated spaces for smudging at Windsor Regional Hospital

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 19, 2019 - 8:01am
wdr audrey logan

A room at each hospital location has been designated to accommodate ritual smudging ceremonies, and a written policy has been put in place to make requests easier for staff. 

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EPA Sews Up Power Plant GHG Rule As Court Battle Looms

LAW360 (Native feed) - June 19, 2019 - 7:44am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday finalized the repeal and replacement of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan that slashes greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants, setting the stage for a legal battle as fierce as the fight over the original rule.

RCMP seeks names of potential victims of coerced sterilization

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 19, 2019 - 7:38am
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The RCMP is seeking the names of potential victims of coerced sterilization procedures and wants lawyers to help in the process, Commissioner Brenda Lucki said Tuesday.

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Rezzies in Medicine: The new adventures of Native physicians

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - June 19, 2019 - 7:00am

Two medical students share what it's like to navigate medicine as Native medical students.

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves two bills at business meeting

INDIANZ.COM - June 19, 2019 - 6:35am
A bill to improve aging roads and bridges in Indian Country and another to correct a failing of the disastrous tribal termination era are advancing on Capitol Hill.
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Deport millions? President's tweet says so

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - June 19, 2019 - 5:47am

Rep. Ruben Gallego, a Democrat from Phoenix, said an ICE crackdown would flood courts with parents and workers while ignoring criminals.

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Middle school students ask, 'What can we do about truth and reconciliation?'

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 19, 2019 - 5:30am
Emily and Aimee

Beth Weatherbee's Grade 7 and 8 students managed to stump her this year when a class discussion about Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission ended with a tough question for the longtime teacher.

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