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The Media Doesn’t Show Everything! Here’s Some Aspects of Native American Communities You Won’t See on TV

Here's Some Aspects of Native American Communities You Won't See on TV Being a part of the many Native American communities across the country means many things.  How much do you know about Native American communities? You will be surprised at how negligible is the information you have about our...

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Interview With Rebecca Nagle – This Land Podcast – Supreme Court Case About Validity of Reservations in Oklahoma – Pow Wow Life

Listen to my interview with Rebecca Nagle from This Land Podcast. [spp-player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/powwowlife/Pow_Wow_Life_-_27_-_Rebecca_Nagle_From_This_Land_Mix_1.mp3" textabove="Pow Wow Life Episode 27" image=“https://www.powwows.com/wp-content/uploads/podcast_channel_artwork.jpg" title="Interview with Rebecca Nagle"] The Supreme Court will rule in the Carpenter v Murphy case soon. This case has ramifications for the tribes in Oklahoma and potentially across the United States....

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Genocide of 16,000 Natives – California Governor Issues Apology

On June 18th, 2019 California Governor Gavin Newsom issued the first ever formal apology to California Native tribes for past violence and genocide.  “California must reckon with our dark history,” said Governor Gavin Newsom. “California Native American peoples suffered violence, discrimination and exploitation sanctioned by state government throughout its history....

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Meet Air Canada’s First All Indigenous Crew

Air Canada is marking National Indigenous Peoples Day by proudly highlighting the achievements and contributions of its Indigenous employees. This week, flight AC185 from Toronto to Vancouver, operated with Air Canada's flagship Boeing 787 Dreamliner, was flown by an all-Indigenous full crew of two pilots and nine flight attendants. This flight was also supported...

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Finally…Native American Veteran Memorial Set To Open in 2020

Native Veterans are set to receive a memorial park in 2020 in Washington DC.  "The Washington Post reported Thursday that design details for the structure titled “Warriors’ Circle of Honor” are still being finalized, though the memorial has been in the works for years. In 1994, Congress passed legislation mandating...

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