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Winnemem Wintu Work to Bring Salmon Home From NZ

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 8, 2017 - 8:30am

The Winnemem Wintu Tribe of California is raising funds to bring back salmon native to the McCloud River from a hatchery in New Zealand.

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Indigenous Woman Dies Months After Trailer Hitch Blow

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 6:50pm

Barbara Kentner, 36, died on July 4, months after a trailer hitch flung from a passing car in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada punctured her small intestine.

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Q&A: The Captivating ‘Porretv’ or Witchcraft Art of Joshua Garrett, Muscogee/Seminole

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 1:59pm

Combining lines and shapes with distorted images of indigenous cultural past, the art of Joshua Garrett, Muscogee/Seminole, casts a spell over viewers. His work explores the intersection of themes like conflicted spirituality, cultural isolation, over consumption and being deaf.

Garrett primarily works with oil pastel over acrylic. “Sometimes I’ll throw in some spray paint,” he said. Some of Garrett’s portraits of Natives play off the “dark and sad” images of American Indians by Edward Curtis.

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YES! Magazine: Coastal tribes preserve culture and health with clams

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 12:47pm

Coast Salish people did not only harvest shellfish from the wild, but they actively managed beaches into productive clam beds to ensure a dependable food source.

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YES! Magazine: Coastal tribes preserve culture and health with clams

Tuyuc: Indigenous Women Are Not Here to Fuel Your Capitalistic Fantasies

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 12:37pm

Putting white women at the center of the conversation on the future and sustainability of Maya economies rather than indigenous women is deeply problematic.

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Tuyuc: Indigenous Women Are Not Here to Fuel Your Capitalistic Fantasies

Secretary Zinke complains about long waits for approvals at Interior

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 12:15pm

The Department of the Interior is promising to give energy companies faster decisions on their applications but isn’t doing the same for tribes.

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Secretary Zinke complains about long waits for approvals at Interior

Indian Health Service remains without permanent leader amid scrutiny

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 8:09am

The Indian Health Service has has three different leaders in the last two years.

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Indian Health Service remains without permanent leader amid scrutiny

Mark Trahant: Republican health care bill threatens jobs in Indian Country

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 5:32am

The Indian Health Service is the largest single employer in Indian Country.

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Mark Trahant: Republican health care bill threatens jobs in Indian Country

Rosalyn LaPier: Climate change poses challenges for tribal communities

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 4:59am

Indigenous communities can be resilient and adapt their internal religious beliefs to outside challenges, as Native American tribes from the turn of the 20th century have proven.

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Rosalyn LaPier: Climate change poses challenges for tribal communities

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe council member resigns after drug charge

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 4:44am

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe accepted the resignation of a council member who is facing a felony drug charge.

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reportedly owes $347 million to casino firm

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 4:34am

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is eager to restart work on its casino in Massachusetts and so is a key partner.

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reportedly owes $347 million to casino firm

Umatilla Tribes seek $85 million loan for expansion project at casino

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 4:03am

The Wildhorse Resort and Casino in Pendleton, Oregon, will see a new hotel tower, a bowling alley, five new restaurants and more movie screens as part of an $85 million expansion.

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Umatilla Tribes seek $85 million loan for expansion project at casino

Judge to decide who represents Native community in British Columbia

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 2:32am

A judge in Canada is being asked to decide who represents a Native community where an energy project has generated significant controversy.

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Judge to decide who represents Native community in British Columbia

Tulalip Tribes citizen sentenced for role in takeover of federal refuge

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 7, 2017 - 1:38am

Eric Lee Flores, a young citizen of the Tulalip Tribes, was sentenced to probation and home detention for his role in the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

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Tulalip Tribes citizen sentenced for role in takeover of federal refuge

Native Voice Features PowWows.com Writer Corinne Oestreich!

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 6, 2017 - 8:46pm

Native Voice Features PowWows.com Writer Corinne Oestreich!Congratulations to PowWows.com contributor Corinne Oestreich for being featured in an episode of Native Voice! Native Voice TV has been around since 2004, bringing us great weekly interviews from Northern California, focusing on the culture of Native Americans and Indigenous…..

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First Nations complain about dealings for new casino in Saskatchewan

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 6, 2017 - 10:54am

Some Native leaders say they are being ‘frozen out’ of discussions for the seventh gaming facility in Saskatchewan.

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First Nations complain about dealings for new casino in Saskatchewan

It Only Took Two Years: Andover Newton Begins Returning Native Artifacts to 396 Tribes

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 6, 2017 - 10:30am

After two years of warnings from federal officials, Andover Newton Theological School will begin returning Native artifacts to 396 tribes under NAGPRA.

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It Only Took Two Years: Andover Newton Begins Returning Native Artifacts to 396 Tribes

House committee schedules another hearing on land-into-trust process

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 6, 2017 - 10:07am

A key Congressional committee has scheduled a second hearing on the land-into-trust process only this time tribal leaders might actually be invited.

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House committee schedules another hearing on land-into-trust process

Seminole Tribe settles Class III gaming dispute with state of Florida

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 6, 2017 - 9:25am

The Seminole Tribe will continue to offer blackjack and other card games through 2030 and the state of Florida will immediately gain access to $220 million in revenues.

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Seminole Tribe settles Class III gaming dispute with state of Florida

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