Author: Charlie Ballard

Why Joe Biden will be good for Indian Country!

https://youtu.be/11iNojobv7g Its election time!  This evening Presidential hopeful Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his running mate and immediately my eyes lit up because I thought Indian People just might finally have an ally with this government! Lets get straight to Biden's campaign promises for Native people: "If elected in...

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Havasupai Seed Drive a Success

Beautifully located 8 miles within the Grand Canyon National Park, are the Havasu Baaja (Havasupai), People of the Blue-Green Waters.  Their land is known for its majestic waterfalls supplied by hidden limestone aquifers, set against the dreamy backdrop of towering mesas, known as the Grand Canyon. By April, many different...

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Gay Marriage Comes to Indian Country

A couple years ago we reported in a PowWows.com blog about the Gay Marriage movement in Indian Country, that even though the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Gay Marriage in all 50 states on June 26, 2015., only a handful of tribes decided to recognize the new Gay Marriage Law on...

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