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Native American Republicans Make Their Case to Voters

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 27, 2016 - 8:00pm

TRAHANT REPORTS—A question I am often asked: Are American Indi…

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Native American Republicans Make Their Case to Voters

Native American artist takes abandoned Indian School and makes it his own canvas

NATIONAL NEWS - August 27, 2016 - 2:43pm
Please enable Javascript to watch this video CONCHO, OKLAHOMA -- He felt the spirit of this place right away. "When you walk in here you can feel that energy, that there is a history here," says artist Steven Grounds. He walked the abandoned …

Dakota Access: Stars From Hollywood to Washington Support Water Protectors

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - August 27, 2016 - 10:31am

From movie stars to prominent politicians, celebrities are adding their voices and presence to the fight against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, and the number is growing....

The Age of Acorns: Sustaining Life for Generations

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - August 27, 2016 - 9:03am

Acorns represented life for Indigenous Peoples, figuring prominently in the diets and daily lives of countless generations—gathering acorns, processing them, cooking them, stori...

The Long Arc Is the Real Campaign, Especially In Alaska and Arizona

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 26, 2016 - 8:00pm

TRAHANT REPORTS—It’s easy to be optimistic about the prospects…

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The Long Arc Is the Real Campaign, Especially In Alaska and Arizona

Dakota Access: Stars From Hollywood to Washington Support Water Protectors

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 26, 2016 - 8:00pm

From movie stars to prominent politicians, celebrities are adding their voices and presence to the fight against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, and the number is growing….

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When Man Changes the Land, It Is Changed Forever

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 26, 2016 - 8:00pm

Long ago our ancestors knew the Cannon Ball River as Inyan Wakan Kagapi Wakpa, “River where the sacred stones are made,” and they knew the Missouri River as Mni Sose, “Turbulant…

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When Man Changes the Land, It Is Changed Forever

The Age of Acorns: Sustaining Life for Generations

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 26, 2016 - 8:00pm

Acorns represented life for Indigenous Peoples, figuring prominently in the diets and daily lives of countless generations—gathering acorns, processing them, cooking them, stori…

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Yurok State of Emergency: Arson Suspected in Tully Fire on Reservation

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - August 26, 2016 - 7:26pm

The Yurok Tribe has declared a state of emergency in a 500-acre fire that has torched at least one home, with arson as the suspected cause....

Leech Lake Band celebrates groundbreaking for new high school

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 26, 2016 - 4:16pm

The replacement Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School should be ready in time for the fall 2017 school year.

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Mark Trahant: Native candidates face voters in Arizona primary

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 26, 2016 - 4:16pm

The Arizona primary election is Tuesday and there are all sorts of implications for Indian Country.

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Ho-Chunk citizen Sharice Davids named as White House fellow

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 26, 2016 - 4:16pm

Sharice Davids is an attorney, entrepreneur and mixed-martial arts enthusiast.

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How Did I Miss That? Tragic Loss; Maine Squeeze

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - August 26, 2016 - 3:48pm

When I saw a teaser informing me that a musician dubbed the “unofficial poet laureate of Canada” was about to walk on, I had several bittersweet thoughts....

‘This Nation Was Founded on Genocide’: MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell on Dakota Access

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - August 26, 2016 - 2:01pm

From the start of colonial intrusion, the free and original peoples of this hemisphere  “have been treated as enemies and dealt with more harshly than any other enemy in any oth...

Cherokee Youth Social Entrepreneurship Venture Benefits Costa Rican Schools

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 26, 2016 - 11:53am

CHEROKEE, N.C. – As major corporations around the globe are rethinking their business models to achieve the quadruple bottom line (people, planet, profit, and purpose), a group of high school students from the Qualla Boundary is moving into their fourth year of a successful social entrepreneurship venture that uses its proceeds to improve schools in Costa Rica.Each year, Sequoyah Fund, a nonprofit community loan fund, works with a group of 10 high school students to operate TuYa Café, a coffee business that was originally developed by 2014 program participants. Since it’s launch, TuYa Café has sold over 600 pounds of coffee and earned over $14,000 in revenues.“Each year with the students is really exciting.

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17th Annual Travois Indian Country Affordable Housing & Economic Development Conference

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 26, 2016 - 11:47am

Monday, April 3-Wednesday April 5, 2017Westin Austin DowntownAustin, TexasThis one-of-a-kind educational conference is free of charge and designed for tribal leaders and employees of tribally designated housing entities, tribes, Native nonprofits, Alaska Native groups and Native Hawaiian organizations. We bring together our industry leaders with experienced tribal developers and young professionals to learn and share innovative practices on developing homes and businesses in Native communities. We provide detailed instruction on securing funding for affordable housing developments, the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program, economic development, the New Markets Tax Credit program, asset management and compliance, architectural design and construction monitoring. These two federal tax credit programs have directly led to more than $1 billion of new and rehabilitated homes, businesses and services in Indian Country

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17th Annual Travois Indian Country Affordable Housing & Economic Development Conference

Spokane Reservation Engulfed In Smoke As Wildfire Rages On

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - August 26, 2016 - 8:12am

Three days after Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency, fires still burn on the Spokane Reservat...

Pow Wow Calendar Update – August 24, 2016 – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 25, 2016 - 9:11pm

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 …

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Dig It If You Can – Native Filmmaker Wins Again! – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 25, 2016 - 9:08pm

Congratulations goes out once again to filmmaker Kyle Bell. Last year he won Best Documentary & Best of Class in the 2015 SWAIA Class X Film Competition for his work …

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Yurok State of Emergency: Arson Suspected in Tully Fire on Reservation

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - August 25, 2016 - 8:00pm

The Yurok Tribe has declared a state of emergency in a 500-acre fire that has torched at least one home, with arson as the suspected cause….

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