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Navajo Nation Council rejects bill to change name to ‘Dine Nation’

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 19, 2017 - 5:34am

Opponents said the change from ‘Navajo Nation’ to the ‘Dine Nation’ would confuse tribal citizens and outsiders.

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Navajo Nation Council rejects bill to change name to ‘Dine Nation’

Mohegan Tribe wins approval to develop site of former hospital

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 19, 2017 - 5:09am

The tribe plans to invest up to $600 million on a large entertainment, retail and housing complex in Norwich, Connecticut.

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Mohegan Tribe wins approval to develop site of former hospital

Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Citizen retires after 50 years in law enforcement

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 19, 2017 - 4:54am

Harvey Pratt is considered one of the leading forensic artists in the United States, spending 50 years completing thousands of witness description drawings and thousands of soft tissue reconstructions.

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Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Citizen retires after 50 years in law enforcement

Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 19, 2017 - 3:13am

The lawsuit accuses Wisconsin of violating Class III gaming agreements and the Ho-Chunk Nation of engaging in illegal gaming.

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Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino

Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 19, 2017 - 1:40am

Tribal opponents still have time to stop oil from flowing through the controversial project.

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Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service

Archaeological Dig Supports Heiltsuk First Nation’s Oral History – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 8:44pm

Archaeological Dig Supports Heiltsuk First Nation’s Oral HistoryAn archaeological site reaffirms what the Heiltsuk First Nation have known all along; their ancestors have lived in the British Columbia area for thousands of years. In an article posted on Smithsonian’s website: While digging on the Triquet Island, archaeologists…..

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After Tulsa Shooting, Native Artist Mallory Taylor Paints ‘LOVE’ Mural Downtown

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 6:14pm

Around 2:20 a.m. on March 6 in downtown Tulsa, 13 shots were fired at the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center. The pellets didn’t penetrate the reinforced glass windows, but their imprints “are the latest reminder of the deep-seated hatred some individuals have towards the LGBTQ community,” Geoffrey Brewster, Oklahomans for Equality (OkEq) board president, said in a statement.

In response to the hate act, artist Mallory Taylor (Osage,

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After Tulsa Shooting, Native Artist Mallory Taylor Paints ‘LOVE’ Mural Downtown

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NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 2:46pm

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The Last Buffalo: Bringing Bison Back From the Brink

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 2:29pm

Smithsonian Channel documentary details how taxidermist William Temple Hornaday saved the bison from complete extinction in the early 1900s.

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Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Looking at racism through some new eyes

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 12:14pm

So, we are concerned about racism in Rapid City, South Dakota?

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Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Looking at racism through some new eyes

Native Sun News Today: Newspaper moves closer to Native readers

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 12:07pm

The Native Sun News Today weekly newspaper has relocated its office to 530 Cambell Street, Suite 3 on the eastside of Rapid City.

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Native Sun News Today: Newspaper moves closer to Native readers

NIGA 2017 – ‘Getting Back to Business’

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 11:38am

The National Indian Gaming Association held its annual conference recently in which it was a return to the roots of NIGA – supporting tribal gaming business

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Bill brings funding for AMBER Alert systems to Indian Country

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

States already receive federal funds to help develop child abduction alert systems but tribes are currently left out.

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Bill brings funding for AMBER Alert systems to Indian Country

Record Snowmelt Flowing into the Owens Valley

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 11:14am

A record snowpack that fell upon the Sierra Nevada mountain range brought an emergency declaration for the Owens Valley area, but is it a blessing instead.

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Moya-Smith: Fox News Pundit Repulsively Compares Native Americans to ISIS

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 11:11am

“This is Indian country. This is enemy country,” a Fox News pundit said comparing Native Americans to ISIS.

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Secretary Zinke committed to addressing ‘heart-breaking’ crimes against Native women and girls

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 10:44am

The Department of the Interior is part of a new law enforcement group aimed at increasing collaboration and coordination in Indian Country.

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Secretary Zinke committed to addressing ‘heart-breaking’ crimes against Native women and girls

Ute Tribe confronts new obstacle to proposed casino in Colorado

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 9:57am

Racism and Ryan Zinke — two hurdles the tribe must overcome in order to move forward with the project.

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Ute Tribe confronts new obstacle to proposed casino in Colorado

2nd Annual Rez Art Experience: REZILIENCE to be held in Albuquerque, April 29-30

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 9:54am

REZILIENCE is a two day exhibition that brings Indigenous artisans to share their programs, talents, skills and knowledge in 12 creative and interactive arenas.

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Documentary ‘SEED: The Untold Story’ Tells of Indigenous Guardians of Seed Diversity

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 8:30am

Vital and miraculous, seeds sustain life on the planet. “If you have seeds in your pocket, you can walk, and you can eat the seeds. But if you have money, you cannot eat the money. This is gold,” said Emigdio Ballon, who runs Tesuque Pueblo’s agriculture programs, while clutching ancient seed varieties during the filming of the documentary SEED: The Untold Story.

SEED: The Untold Story takes viewers on a global journey from America’s Indian country to India,

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Documentary ‘SEED: The Untold Story’ Tells of Indigenous Guardians of Seed Diversity

Native American Students Win Rookie Robotics Award

NATIVE NEWS TODAY - April 18, 2017 - 8:00am

Native American students at Navajo reservation schools called an “inspiration” after winning rookie robotics competition, and they’re not done.

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Native American Students Win Rookie Robotics Award

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