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Intense Indigenous Backlash on Canada Day

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 1, 2017 - 9:48am

Canada 150 is no cause for celebration for Indigenous Peoples; Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he doesn’t blame them.

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Arizona’s Lake Mead Dangerously Low

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 1, 2017 - 8:49am

Arizona risks losing water rights because of a lingering, nearly two-decade-long drought in the Colorado River that could restrict water use ranging from farmers’ crops to how many households receive water, state water experts say.

Calcium rings around Lake Mead tell the story of declining water levels, with cream markings permanently decorating the canyon walls that show high levels not seen since 1983. Current surface elevation is at 1,081 feet.

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Video: Combining Traditional Skills and Practical Uses of Pottery

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 1, 2017 - 8:30am

While participating in the Great Lakes Food Summit, attendees could also participate in traditional skills workshops, like pottery.

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Swinomish Lawsuit Against BNSF Railway Could Go to Trial in 2018

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - July 1, 2017 - 7:41am

The Swinomish Tribe’s lawsuit seeking to force BNSF Railway to comply with an easement agreement could go to trial sometime between May and September 2018.

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July 26, 2017

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 6:20pm

Nez Perce Notice Inviting bid 600 px r0

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July 19, 2017

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 6:17pm

Nez Perce Notice Inviting bid 600 px r0

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July 12, 2017

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 6:13pm

Nez Perce Notice Inviting bid 600 px r0

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How did I Miss That? Nude Art in OKC as Grizzlies and Warblers Fight for Survival

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 3:43pm

Native artists showcase nude art this month in Oklahoma City, while grizzly bears and the warbler fight spark endangered species status reviews.

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Arlee Esyapqeyni Pow Wow Celebrates 119 Years During its 2017 Annual Gathering

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 1:18pm

This year, the Arlee Esyapqeyni Pow Wow celebrates 119 years of Native traditions once opposed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs

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It Takes a Community to Exploit Indigenous Women

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 12:45pm

The constant threat of exploitation haunts indigenous women whether they live on the reservation or worse yet, outside it.

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Republican Lawmaker in Michigan Wants to Ban Redskins Nickname

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 12:30pm

State Senator Wayne Schmidt filed a bill in Michigan to ban the use of the word ‘redskins’ at public schools after consulting with five tribes.

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Native activists concede loss in dispute over NFL team’s racist trademarks

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 12:20pm

A group of young Native activists, led by Navajo citizen Amanda Blackhorse, agree their landmark case is over.

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Onondaga Nation Lyle Thompson Named 2017 National Lacrosse League MVP

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 11:18am

To the thrill of Indian country Onondaga and Georgia Swarm player Lyle Thompson earns the 2017 National Lacrosse League’s Most Valuable Player

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‘Get the Frack Out’ Says International Indigenous Youth Council During 80-Mile Run to BLM

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

In order to raise awareness about fracking, the International Indigenous Youth Council ran 80 miles to the Bureau of Land Management Office in Farmington.

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Tohono O’odham Nation announces $400M expansion of newest casino

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 8:00am

The Tohono O’odham Nation is undertaking a major expansion of its newest casino after resolving a contentious dispute in Arizona.

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Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park: Get in Touch With the Spirit World

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 7:48am

The Blackfoot call it Aisinai’pi and tribal elders serve as an advisory group at what is now a Provincial Park – “where the drawings are.”

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Yavapai-Apache Nation wins $48.9M court judgment against La Posta Band

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 6:05am

The Yavapai-Apache Nation has once again prevailed in a long-running gaming dispute with the La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians.

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Gabrielle Scrimshaw: I was taken from my mother’s arms at two weeks old

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 5:24am

More than a century of Indian policy by the Canadian government included forced migration, segregation, limiting education, outlawing culture and separating children from their parents, Gabrielle Scrimshaw writes in The New York Times.

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Stockbridge-Munsee Band makes good on threat to withhold casino funds

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - June 30, 2017 - 5:10am

The Stockbridge-Munsee Community has placed $923,000 an escrow account as a gaming dispute plays out in federal court in Wisconsin.

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