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No housing and little food didn't stop Dakota Kay

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - June 24, 2019 - 4:14pm

Dakota Kay, Navajo, received his doctorate while eating dried ramen and canned food, and taking vitamins.


Families at Mi'kmaw Child Development Centre head to Maine powwow

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 24, 2019 - 4:13pm
Jurni Robinson (l) and Katrice Lee Deer in regalia

It's an annual tradition for families at the Mi'kmaw Child Development Centre in Halifax. For the past 26 years they've been travelling to powwows in the Maritimes and beyond, and this year they're heading to Maine.

Categories: CANADA

Suspected toxic leak triggers water licence application for N.W.T. well-site cleanup

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 24, 2019 - 3:44pm
Site of former gas plant at Pointed Mountain natural gas site northwest of Fort Liard, NWT

The company responsible for cleaning up a defunct natural gas field near Fort Liard says it will apply for a water licence after the territory’s environmental regulator found chloride from the site is causing damage to the surrounding environment.

Categories: CANADA

Latest Update: ECAWAR Peace Picket

RADICAL CITIZEN MEDIA - June 24, 2019 - 2:44pm

International Issues, Peace, & Organizations – ECAWAR: ECAWAR Peace Picket (June 22, 2019)

ECAWAR Peace Picket - June 22, 2019

ECAWAR Peace Picket - June 22, 2019


Latest Update: Anti-Meat Protest

RADICAL CITIZEN MEDIA - June 24, 2019 - 2:35pm

Animal Advocacy: Anti-Meat Protest (June 22, 2019)


Anti-Meat Protest


Michael Greyeyes discusses his role in the Vampire Apocalypse Netflix series: 'V-Wars'

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - June 24, 2019 - 12:52pm

Greyeyes as Jimmy Saint: 'This is the first time in 27 years of being a professional actor that I was hired for a part that wasn't Native specific.'


Canadian Utilities sells interest in Fort Mac power line to consortium

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 24, 2019 - 12:50pm

As part of the sale, Canadian Utilities is offering an opportunity for Indigenous communities along the transmission line route to obtain up to a 40 per cent equity interest in Alberta PowerLine.

Categories: CANADA

YES! Magazine: Youth hope for trial in climate change lawsuit

INDIANZ.COM - June 24, 2019 - 12:48pm
Despite continued court delays, confidence remains high among the young people -- including Native youth -- suing the government for its support of fossil fuels.

Cronkite News: Lawmaker in charge of Indian Country bills under ethics inquiry

INDIANZ.COM - June 24, 2019 - 12:36pm
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) said he expects 'full vindication' in connection with allegations of a hostile workplace in his office.

Ottawa to put $13M toward projects to honour lives of MMIWG

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 24, 2019 - 12:29pm
Maryam Monsef at MMIW announcement

The federal government will provide more than $13 million for community-led projects to help honour the lives and legacies of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada.

Categories: CANADA

Sacklers Can't Escape NY Opioid MDL

LAW360 (Native feed) - June 24, 2019 - 12:26pm
The Sackler family members who control Purdue Pharma LP can’t avoid claims they were complicit in alleged company conduct that gave rise to the nationwide opioid epidemic, a New York judge has ruled, finding they must face multidistrict litigation in the state.

Monday, June 24, 2019

NATIONAL NATIVE NEWS (nativetimes.net) - June 24, 2019 - 12:19pm

Sovereign Bill, the voice of Molly in the new PBS series “Molly of Denali” at the world premiere in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Photo-KUAC, Facebook)

Tribal leaders focus on key Indian Country issues at NCAI Environmental justice summit to be held at U.S. Capitol PBS series “Molly of Denali” premieres in Fairbanks, Alaska https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/nnn062419-1.mp3

The post Monday, June 24, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.


Native Sun News Today: Lakota basketball star continues to inspire

INDIANZ.COM - June 24, 2019 - 12:09pm
Marty Waukazoo is arguably the greatest basketball player the Lakota nation has ever produced.

WyoFile: Northern Arapaho student overcomes tragedy and succeeds

INDIANZ.COM - June 24, 2019 - 12:04pm
Rael Trosper’s short life has been touched by the kind of trauma and loss that would send others into a tailspin.

Tim Giago: I returned home safe from the horrors of war

INDIANZ.COM - June 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
So I told my wife the story of my service in Vietnam.

Sealaska announces results for board of directors election

INDIANZ.COM - June 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
Shareholders of Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation, elected four people to the board of directors at their annual meeting

Enviros Insist On Standing At DC Circ. In FERC Pipeline Row

LAW360 (Native feed) - June 24, 2019 - 10:53am
An environmental group has said its spending on air-testing and education creates standing to challenge a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission order that limits the scope of climate change reviews for certain pipeline projects, asking the D.C. Circuit to reconsider an early end to the case.

'Remove the Stain': Wounded Knee descendants want massacre medals revoked

INDIANZ.COM - June 24, 2019 - 10:14am
The U.S. called the December 29, 1890, attack on Wounded Knee a 'battle' but the Lakota people know it as a massacre of a peaceful encampment.

Feeling loved at home: Yukon veteran honoured with Quilt of Valour

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - June 24, 2019 - 10:00am
Doug Tizya

Retired Cpl. Doug Tizya, a member of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, was given a Quilt of Valour on Friday during Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations in Whitehorse.

Categories: CANADA

UW News: Heritage marker recognizes Ho-Chunk Nation history and sovereignty

INDIANZ.COM - June 24, 2019 - 9:31am
A new marker recognizes the ancestral home of the Ho-Chunk, acknowledges the circumstances that led to their forced removal, and honors the tribe's history of resistance and resilience.


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