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Chicago Daily Herald

Native American veterans gather at Cantigny
Chicago Daily Herald
Native American veterans of all wars and of all tribes convened at Cantigny Park in Wheaton this weekend for the third annual National Gathering of American Indian Veterans. Saturday morning began with the formal grand entry for all of the veterans who ...


Daily Astorian

Legal deal pulls money to teach tribal kids native language
Daily Astorian
PHOENIX (AP) — New generations of children growing up in a tiny American Indian tribe in Arizona have lost a key way of learning to speak their native language, and it may not be coming back. A private land developer stopped making payments five years ...

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Salt Lake Tribune

Utes pull out of Utah governor's Native American Summit, citing frustration over unequal treatment
Salt Lake Tribune
(Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Jackie Pata, executive director of the National Congress of American Indians, gives the keynote address at the 2017 Governor's Native American Summit at Utah Valley University in Orem on Thursday July 20, 2017.


Mother Jones

Indigenous People Plan to Honor a Treaty that Trump Won't
Mother Jones
On June 3, just two days after Trump made his announcement on the Paris Agreement, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Quinault Indian Nation, and the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of ...

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The Independent

Native American tribes reject Trump's stance on climate change and pledge to uphold the Paris Agreement
The Independent
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Quinault Indian Nation, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Tribes of Alaska said they would work together to protect the environment in their respective territories ...

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NJ.com

Christie should abandon this tribal warfare | Editorial
NJ.com
South Jersey's most prominent Native American tribe has won a victory that keeps its legal quest for full state recognition moving ahead, while the mystery of how the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation lost its state designation in the first place ...


Newsweek

Threatened by Climate Change, Native American Tribes to Honor Paris Accord
Newsweek
On June 3, just two days after Trump made his announcement on the Paris Agreement, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Quinault Indian Nation and the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of ...

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High Country News

Tribes commit to uphold Paris climate agreement
High Country News
On June 3, just two days after Trump made his announcement on the Paris Agreement, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Quinault Indian Nation, and the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of ...

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego International Film Festival names American Indian Advisory Board
The San Diego Union-Tribune
“I believe American Indian acknowledges more directly the over 560 tribal sovereign nations within the boundaries of the United States,” said advisory board representative Tishmall Turner, a member of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians. “Native ...


Connecticut Law Tribune

Texas Attorney Going to Bat for Conn. Native American Tribe
Connecticut Law Tribune
When noted Texas attorney Austin Tighe was sought to represent the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation in the tribe's $610 million lawsuit against Connecticut, he said he jumped at the opportunity. As with other cases he's taken on behalf of Native American ...


Cherry Hill Courier Post

Court allows tribe's lawsuit over recognition to advance
Cherry Hill Courier Post
TRENTON - A New Jersey appeals court will allow a Native American tribe to move forward with a lawsuit claiming the state granted and then rescinded official recognition. In a ruling Monday, the three-judge panel reversed a lower court ruling that ...

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SNJ Today

Lenni-Lenape Lawsuit Win Brings Tribe Closer to State Recognition
SNJ Today
TRENTON, N.J. — On Monday, July 10th, a South Jersey-based Native American tribe received the win they needed in a state court to proceed with their lawsuit against the New Jersey attorney general. ... A three-judge panel of the Superior Court of New ...

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NJ Panel Says Court Wrongly Tossed Tribal Recognition Suit
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, Trenton (July 10, 2017, 3:15 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Appellate Division on Monday revived an Indian tribe's suit alleging regulators wrongfully repudiated its state recognition status, ruling a lower court wrongly accepted the state's ...

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The Independent

Mountaineers ignore ban to climb sacred Native American monument
The Independent
Mountaineers ignore ban to climb sacred Native American monument. Devils Tower, Wyoming, is a sacred site for ... During June, visitors are asked not to climb Devils Tower - a Wyoming National Monument - in order to respect American Indian ceremonies ...

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Our view: Listen to the lessons of our Native American tribes
Daily Astorian
The Chinook Indian Nation's First Salmon ceremony last month at Chinook Point in Fort Columbia State Park in Washington state was a fresh reminder of how much all our lives can be enriched by a greater consciousness of Native American heritage at the ...


Bangor Daily News

Mount Desert Island ancient Native American history
Bangor Daily News
Mount Desert Island ancient Native American history. June 30, 2017 Franco-American ... As 3,303,393 visitors are expected to visit Maine's magnificent Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, the beauty they will experience often takes precedence ...


Mountain Xpress (blog)

National Endowment for the Arts awards $25000 grant for Native American art exhibit at the Western Carolina ...
Mountain Xpress (blog)
“Return from Exile: Contemporary Southeastern Indian Art,” a national traveling exhibition, features more than 30 contemporary southeastern Native American artists working in a variety of media. ... exhibits to focus on contemporary artists from tribal ...

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Idaho State Journal

Man accused of murdering 11-year-old Native American girl wants to strike deal with prosecutors
Idaho State Journal
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — A man accused of kidnapping and killing an 11-year-old girl whose death stunned the nation's largest American Indian reservation and prompted new federal legislation is scheduled to change his plea in court.

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Hyperallergic

Jimmie Durham Retrospective Reignites Debate Over His Claim of Native Ancestry
Hyperallergic
The “recent US legislation” Durham was referring to was the Indian Arts and Crafts Act (IACA), passed in 1990, which makes it illegal to sell art if you falsely claim to be American Indian, Native American, or a member of any federally recognized tribe ...


The Resident

Tribal Nations Gather At NCAI 2017 Mid-Year Conference
The Resident
Mohegan Tribal Council Chairman Kevin “Red Eagle” Brown welcomed delegates from American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes to Mohegan Sun June 12 as the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) 2017 Mid Year Conference & Marketplace ...


Asheville Citizen-Times

NEA grant to WCU museum to support Native American art
Asheville Citizen-Times
“Return from Exile: Contemporary Southeastern Indian Art,” a national traveling exhibition, features more than 30 contemporary southeastern Native American artists working in a variety of media. Works include paintings, drawings, printmaking, basketry ...

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Santa Fe Reporter

Urban Native Americans in Santa Fe hurt by federal funding for Indian health care are demanding reform
Santa Fe Reporter
Delight Talawepi lives up to her name. She smiles often, loves Santa Fe, and extends a polite demeanor even to strangers. But she's living in constant pain. “All of a sudden, I have become fearful of getting sick,” she says. “And because I'm getting ...


Navajo-Hopi Observer

Bi-partisan legislation introduced to safeguard tribal items
Navajo-Hopi Observer
Heinrich said he was proud to work with tribes in New Mexico and across Indian country to craft the legislation to safeguard Native American items. He said all people can recognize the incredible beauty of American Indian art — from the remnants of ...


Cherokee One Feather

Native American art exhibit receives NEA grant
Cherokee One Feather
“Return from Exile: Contemporary Southeastern Indian Art,” a national traveling exhibition, features more than 30 contemporary southeastern Native American artists working in a variety of media. ... exhibits to focus on contemporary artists from tribal ...

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Los Alamos Daily Post

Heinrich Introduces Bill To Safeguard Tribal Items
Los Alamos Daily Post
“I am proud to work with tribes in New Mexico and across Indian Country to craft this legislation to safeguard sacred Native American items,” Heinrich said. “We all recognize the incredible beauty of American Indian art--from the remnants of ancient ...

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Newswise (press release)

AIHREA ONE Health and Wellness Powwow Celebrates Native American Culture, While Providing Access to Medical ...
Newswise (press release)
Participants have come from across the United States and Canada to take part in the 11th annual American Indian Health Education Alliance (AIHREA) Our Nations Energies (O.N.E.) Health and Wellness Powwow. ... "Our event has become extremely important ...


collectSPACE.com

American Indians in the space program to be honored on 2019 US dollar coin
collectSPACE.com
"American Indians have been on the modern frontier of spaceflight since the beginning of NASA," April Stafford, director of the Mint's Office of Design Management, said at a Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee meeting, citing the description of the coin.


Konbini US

What Is A 'Pot Powwow' And How Can It Help The Native American Community?
Konbini US
American Indians are proud of their heritage and the 'powwow' is the most popular way for Native Americans to socialize, sing, share stories and dance. ... The Justice Department, in 2014, made it legal for some tribal nations to grow and sell marijuana.


The Nonprofit Quarterly (registration)

Will US Secretary of the Interior Rescind Tribal Monument?
The Nonprofit Quarterly (registration)
Natalie Landreth, an attorney with the Native American Rights Fund who represents the Hopi, Zuni, and Ute Mountain Ute Tribes on Bears Ears issues, said the proclamation that set up Bears Ears as a national monument in late December 2016 had set up a ...

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UCLA Newsroom

American Indian graduates celebrate their academic success at UCLA
UCLA Newsroom
Theresa Jean Ambo and Yve Chavez of the Tongva Tribal Nation proudly stood with their colleagues, friends and family members today at Royce Hall. But they were not alone in ... Across the country, Native American students are underrepresented at every ...

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