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Saskatchewan man gets absolute discharge for shooting Roman candle near Regina protest camp

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 11:45am
Bring Our Children Home Traditional Powwow

A man who set off a Roman candle near a protest camp outside the Saskatchewan legislature has received an absolute discharge.

2 men, 1 woman charged with 2nd-degree murder in Six Nations triple homicide

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 10:46am
Families

Two men and a woman have been charged with second-degree murder in the deaths of three Six Nations residents. Melissa Trudi Miller, Alan Grant Porter and Michael Shane Jamieson were found dead near London, Ont., last year.

Review launched into services provided to Inuit children in Montreal

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 10:01am
Batshaw

The regional health board that oversees Batshaw Youth and Family Centres is launching the evaluation. The news comes months after CBC News revealed serious allegations regarding how Inuit children are treated once they arrive in the city.

Beading class connects urban Indigenous women to their culture

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 8:00am
Beading class at Awo Taan Healing Lodge in Calgary

Indigenous women are gathering at a women’s centre in southeast Calgary to learn about the art of beading and a whole lot more.

Non-Indians indicted for selling 'Navajo' jewelry made in the Philippines

INDIANZ.COM - March 7, 2019 - 7:35am
Seven non-Indians, including three people in the Philippines, have been indicted for allegedly violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and other federal laws.

Top 5 Instagram Photos of the Week – March 7, 2019

POWWOWS.COM - March 7, 2019 - 7:26am

Top 5 Instagram Photos of the Week – March 7, 2019Each week I will be choosing my top 5 favorite photos on Instagram! If you want me to see your photos, follow me @misscorinne86 and tag me in the picture comments! Make sure your profile is set to public though,.....

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Categories: UNITED STATES

NICE DARK GREEN HOMEMADE RIBBONWORK DESIGN NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE SHAWL – eBay Find of the week

POWWOWS.COM - March 7, 2019 - 7:19am

NICE DARK GREEN  HOMEMADE RIBBONWORK DESIGN NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE SHAWL – eBay Find of the weekNICE DARK GREEN HOMEMADE RIBBONWORK DESIGN NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE SHAWL This nice dark green colored Native American Indian dance shawl features sewn on ribbonwork designs and hand tied gold colored fringe on the edges. The shawl was made by.....

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Categories: POWWOW, UNITED STATES

'An inspiration to us all': Musicians, friends remember Nunavut's Charlie Panigoniak

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 5:30am
Charlie Panigoniak

From his sense of humour to his knowledge of Inuit culture and traditions, Charlie Panigoniak is being remembered for his contributions to music and Nunavut. He died on Wednesday.

Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations sends out more offers

INDIANZ.COM - March 7, 2019 - 4:15am
More than 3,000 landowners on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation have received more than $35 million in offers for their fractional interests.

Trudeau to apologize for mistreatment of Inuit with tuberculosis

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 4:00am
CD Howe TB ship - Inuit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will today visit Iqaluit to deliver a long-awaited apology on behalf of the federal government for the widespread mistreatment of Inuit during the tuberculosis epidemics of the 1940s, 50s and 60s.

Tuberculosis patients who were sent south among Inuit gathering to hear PM's apology

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 4:00am
Jeannie Arreak-Kullualik

Representatives from the four Inuit regions of Canada, which stretch across the Arctic to Labrador, will be in Iqaluit today to hear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologize for Canada's treatment of Inuit people with tuberculosis in the mid-20th century.

Arne Vainio: Finding those connections to our family's history

INDIANZ.COM - March 7, 2019 - 3:35am
I always think when you’re finding your family history, you want there to be a haunted Scottish castle on a moor and maybe some kind of lost treasure.

Cronkite News: Republican Senator discloses sexual assault in the military

INDIANZ.COM - March 7, 2019 - 2:39am
Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) revealed that she was raped by a superior officer while in the Air Force but was too 'ashamed and confused' to report it at the time.

James Giago Davies: Indian Country needs equity not equality

INDIANZ.COM - March 7, 2019 - 2:09am
It is time the Lakota people stopped demanding politicians specifically address tribal issues.

B.C. strengthens protections of heritage, archeological sites with updated law

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 7, 2019 - 2:02am
Skeetchestn First Nation

It would be mandatory in British Columbia to report the discovery of sites or objects of potential heritage value to the government's archeology branch under changes to legislation introduced Wednesday.

Native Sun News Today: Governor aims to stifle Keystone XL dissent

INDIANZ.COM - March 7, 2019 - 1:48am
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chair Harold Frazier had an immediate response to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s announcement of bills to kneecap dissent over the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Historic college reopens with focus on Indian arts and traditions

INDIANZ.COM - March 7, 2019 - 12:54am
Bacone College in Oklahoma is reconnecting with its storied past as a center of Indian art and culture.

Haskell in Mourning

THE INDIAN LEADER - March 7, 2019 - 12:07am

Kayla Bointy

ROE CLOUD HALL- Haskell Indian Nations University has come together with heavy hearts. We have lost one of our own. Acting President Dr. Dan Wildcat, Vice President of University Services Tonia Salvini, and an officer from the Lawrence Police Department called a dorm meeting at Roe Cloud Hall tonight regarding the passing of Darrian Diwayan. Dr. Wildcat addressed those in attendance.

“Campus is in mourning, it is a great tragedy to lose a family member. That’s was Haskell is, a family. During times like this we stay strong and come together. I have spoken with her family and have expressed our deepest condolences on behalf of the university. Right now, students are organizing something in remembrance of Darrian. With the help of facilities, a fire will be built on front of the auditorium as soon as possible “

The LPD officer took the time to stay and help answer any questions students might have and offered his prayers and condolences to family and friends. Students, faculty, and staff gathered in the second-floor lobby of Roe Cloud to offer their support.

Rooms on the first and second floor of Roe Cloud have been open for students who need support to come and talk to counselors from Haskell and Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center. The smudge and mediation rooms are also available to students who wish to use them. Any Haskell student who needs support or just needs to talk to can make an appointment at the Haskell Indian Health Center by calling (785) 843-3750.

“No matter what you are going through, what you are struggling with, Do not be afraid to reach out for help. You are important. You are loved. We are family and we are hurting. Our hearts go out to the family.” said Student Senate President Lindsey Robinson.

Stay strong Haskell family.
AHO- Kayla Bointy

Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Trudeau's offer of Indigenous Services to Wilson-Raybould like 'asking Nelson Mandela to administer apartheid'

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - March 6, 2019 - 6:59pm
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The prime minister's attempt to move Jody Wilson-Raybould to the Indigenous Services portfolio was a 'deeply humiliating' proposal and shows a lack of understanding and disconnect from First Nations' world view, say Indigenous leaders and analysts.

George Washington University Admits NTU Student to Native American Leadership Program

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - March 6, 2019 - 6:23pm

Leslie Tsosie, who earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Diné Culture, Language and Leadership from NTU in December, was accepted into George Washington University’s Native American Leadership Program for the 2019 spring semester in Washington, DC.

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