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Seminole Tribe loses appeal in long-running taxation dispute

INDIANZ.COM - December 10, 2018 - 3:14am
The Seminole Tribe must pay utility taxes to the state of Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled for a second time.

Bill John Baker: Saving our Cherokee language by identifying fluent speakers

INDIANZ.COM - December 10, 2018 - 2:38am
If our language disappears, we will be without the core of the vibrant and thriving culture we share from generation to generation.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe warns of losses due to stalled casino

INDIANZ.COM (gaming) - December 10, 2018 - 2:14am
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is facing a bleak winter thanks to the Trump administration.

Secretary Ryan Zinke backs Washington NFL team's return to D.C.

INDIANZ.COM - December 10, 2018 - 12:47am
Will the Washington NFL team and its racist mascot be returning to the nation's capital with the help of the Trump administration and Congress?

Judge blocks pre-construction activities for Keystone XL Pipeline

INDIANZ.COM - December 10, 2018 - 12:01am
Native activists are celebrating after a judge blocked certain pre-construction activities on the Keystone XL Pipeline, including work on controversial man camps that are linked to crimes against Native women.

North Dakota Democrat Ruth Buffalo takes oath in traditional regalia!

POWWOWS.COM - December 9, 2018 - 9:40pm

North Dakota Democrat Ruth Buffalo takes oath in traditional regalia!On December 3rd 2018, Ruth Buffalo, a member of the Mandan Hidatsa Arikara nation stood with her peers to take an oath into office wearing an elk tooth dress, otter skins and other traditional regalia! To read more about this.....

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First Nations coalition wants to take the lead on major construction projects

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 9, 2018 - 6:02pm
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Tired of waiting for major construction projects to come to them, a growing coalition of First Nations is instead taking the lead on ventures to better control their economic futures.

Music with a message: How growing up on reserve shaped the Snotty Nose Rez Kids

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 9, 2018 - 5:07pm
Snotty Nose Rez Kids

When Quinton “Yung Trybez” Nyce and Darren “Young D” Metz first started performing as the Snotty Nose Rez Kids, both were dealing with deep, personal struggles.

Remembering Indigenous writer Richard Wagamese at launch of posthumous book

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
Starlight by Richard Wagamese

Acclaimed Indigenous writer Richard Wagamese died at the age of 61 last year at his home in Kamloops, B.C., leaving his book Starlight unfinished. Now, that book is available.

New music library offers new revenue stream for Indigenous musicians

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 9, 2018 - 1:11pm
Nigel Irwin

Nigel Irwin is working with Toronto-based music company Bedtracks to create a stream called Storytellers. Irwin realized it was a chance to open up a whole new market — and revenue stream —for Indigenous musicians.

Writing Buffy Sainte-Marie bio 'life-changing' for author Andrea Warner

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 9, 2018 - 11:03am
Buffy Sainte-Marie and Andrea Warner

When Andrea Warner noticed there were piles of books out about artists like Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen, but none about Buffy Sainte-Marie, she decided to change that.

Should northern artists get a cut on resold art? This Inuk artist says yes

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 9, 2018 - 9:00am
Kablusiak

A major purchase of Inuit art has left some asking whether artists are getting a fair cut from the work they create.

Is it time to reboot North of 60? Creator, series star say it's a possibility

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 9, 2018 - 7:00am
North of 60 Tina Keeper

With the recent news that CBS is developing a revival of the beloved 1990s comedy-drama Northern Exposure, the minds of many Canadians turned to a different series: what about North of 60?

ICYMI - This week's Indigenous news digest

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 9, 2018 - 5:00am
Louis Levi Oakes

We take a look at the top news stories of the week from CBC Indigenous.

Moose Cree First Nation signs deal for deliveries by drone from Moosonee

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 9, 2018 - 4:00am
Drone Delivery Canada

The island community of Moose Factory, Ont., will begin having goods delivered by drone next spring, after signing a $2.5 million deal with a Toronto-based company.

How this Alaskan woman is bringing back the art of Inuit tattoos

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 9, 2018 - 4:00am
Holly Nordlum

The ancient tradition of Inuit tattoos is seeing a modern revitalization. While some artists have gone modern, using tattoo guns, Holly Nordlum hand stitches or hand pokes the intricate Inuit designs.

Future Champs – Our Future Is Bright With The Next Generation

POWWOWS.COM - December 8, 2018 - 10:46am

Future Champs – Our Future Is Bright With The Next GenerationThe current generation always worries about future generations.  How often do you hear (or do you say) the next generation is lazy, they don't do it the right way, no respect for tradition. And in the case of millennials, that is.....

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Labrador Indigenous groups applaud upcoming federal legislation on child welfare

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 8, 2018 - 10:15am
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The Innu Nation and Nunatsiavut are both welcoming upcoming legislation, which is set to be put forward in early January 2019.

Tsuut'ina First Nation Food Bank fired up for the holidays

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 8, 2018 - 10:00am
Food Bank 1

The Tsuut'ina Food Bank has been operating for just over a year and a half and is seeing record numbers this holiday season.

Blackfoot elder remembered as 'truly a cowboy,' Indigenous advocate

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - December 8, 2018 - 9:51am
Pete Standing Alone

Pete Standing Alone bred horses, competed in the rodeo, featured in more than a dozen films and painted the face of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. On Saturday, his friends and family will gather for his funeral.

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