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Two Native Models Featured in Allure Magazine in July Issue

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 15, 2017 - 11:00am

American Beauty: Native models Khadijha Red Thunder and Shania Russell featured in July issue of Allure Magazine

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Bacone College Focuses on Recruiting Native American Runners From Various Tribes

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 15, 2017 - 9:16am

With more and more Native youth looking to basketball as a way into college, one coach at Bacone college continues to recruit Native American runners.

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Sen. Jon Tester on IHS Budget Cuts Video Goes Viral

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 14, 2017 - 5:26pm

Sen. Jon Tester, D-MT, was apoplectic by the time he finished questioning Indian Health Service Acting Director Rear Admiral Michael Weahkee on Wednesday.

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How did I Miss That? Debunking the Roanoke Island Myth and Selfie Awareness

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 14, 2017 - 12:00pm

Since 2009 annual archaeological digs at Roanoke Island have consistently turned up evidence of lost colonists, but they’ve yet to displace the old narratives.

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The Art of Safety: AMERIND Announces Youth Winners of National Safety Poster Contest

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 14, 2017 - 11:58am

Native students from across the country put their creative skills to good cause with beautiful poster illustrations promoting safety, as part of AMERIND Risk’s 2017 National Safety Poster Contest. AMERIND announced the contest winners at its Awards Banquet Ceremony on Wednesday, June 28, during the 2017 AMERIND Risk | National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) Annual Convention & Tradeshow, hosted June 27-29 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Students submitted their posters to their individual housing authority in one of nine districts.

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Udall: 'We Must Make Cultural, Political And Economic Sovereignty A Reality For All American Indian And Alaska Native Tribes'

NATIONAL NEWS - July 14, 2017 - 7:49am
… the Indian Health Service (IHS).    "With Medicaid expansion, many more Native American … a reality for all American Indian and Alaska Native tribes.     The Harvard Project …

National Museum of the American Indian's 2017 Native Cinema Showcase Returns to Santa Fe for 17th Year

NATIONAL NEWS - July 13, 2017 - 5:28pm
… Museum of the American Indian will present the 17th annual Native Cinema Showcase … ;national-museum-of-the-american-indians-2017-native-cinema-showcase-returns-to … Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Copyright (C) 2017 PR Newswire …

Two People Important to Tigua Indians Walk On

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 5:04pm

Spiritual leader Francisco Holguin and lawyer Tom Diamond, an ally to the Tigua Indians, walked on recently—both fought for recognition and gaming rights.

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Ask N NDN: My Advice on Staying Married for 20 Years

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 1:29pm

Staying Married for 20 Years: Tips I have learned throughout the years on how I managed to stay with the woman who made my heart catch on fire.

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Ask N NDN: My Advice on Staying Married for 20 Years

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 1:29pm

Staying Married for 20 Years: Tips I have learned throughout the years on how I managed to stay with the woman who made my heart catch on fire.

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Former Indian Health Service executive indicted for accepting cash gift

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 12:27pm

A sex abuse scandal at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota appears to be expanding.

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Former Indian Health Service executive indicted for accepting cash gift

Billy Mills Talks Running as Spiritual Practice on ‘On Being’ Podcast

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 11:34am

When Billy Mills was a child on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, a Jesuit priest gave his father a book with a collection of articles. One of the entries said, “Olympians are chosen by the gods.” Mills wanted to become an Olympian, because he wanted to be chosen by the gods. “It had absolutely nothing to do with the Olympic games,” Mills, Oglala Lakota, said on the newest On Being podcast with Krista Tippett,

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First Nations Country Singer Teagan Littlechief Making Waves With ‘Scar on My Heart’

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 11:16am

Airplay worldwide, First Nations Country Singer Teagan Littlechief’s ‘Scar on My Heart’ remembers her father and MMIW

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Manning: 10 More Things Teachers Should Never Do When Educating Native Youth

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 11:08am

Teachers should never tell Native youth to “just get over it” or minimize indigenous genocide, writes Native educator Sarah Sunshine Manning.

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Peter d’Errico: The Sioux Chef Sean Sherman cooks up a ‘wake-up call’ with first book

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 10:55am

Sean Sherman’s latest cookbook, The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen, offers recipes mixed among wisdom about sustainable living. Peter d’Errico offers a review on Indian Country Media Network.

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Peter d’Errico: The Sioux Chef Sean Sherman cooks up a ‘wake-up call’ with first book

Millions in Fake Native Art and Shark-Infested Waters

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 10:30am

The need for stricter laws in regards to fake Native art was a topic at a recent hearing where it was said that as much as 80 percent of Native art is fake.

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Blackfeet Researcher Leads Her Tribe Back to Traditional Foods

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 10:30am

Young Blackfeet researcher Abaki Beck is helping her Nation return to traditional foods with a mix of oral history and education.

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Indian Country outnumbered at hearing on Indian Reorganization Act

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 9:11am

Republicans once again failed to invite a tribal leader to a hearing on Indian issues so the Democratic witness was Indian Country’s only representative.

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Crystal Irwin, Kickapoo, Debuts Oshnik Yoga Studio in Topeka, Kansas

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 13, 2017 - 9:11am

Crystal Irwin, Kickapoo, started her yoga journey to integrate the practice into her work as a hospital respiratory therapist. Yesterday, July 12, she hosted the grand opening of her own yoga studio, Oshnik Yoga, Inc., in Topeka, Kansas. Oshnik Yoga is named after Crystal Irwin’s late grandmother. It was her Indian name.

“My classes are more centered on the gentle practice, the mind-body connection, controlling the breath and controlling where our emotions go – calming that visceral reaction we have in our body when we are stressed,” she explains.

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