30th Annual Michigan Indian Family Olympics Comes To A Close

30th Annual Michigan Indian Family Olympics Comes To A Close

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What do Native wellness, Family bonding, and a competitive spirit all have in common? They all showed up to the Michigan Indian Family Olympics, and this year they brought their A-game. The Olympics, hosted in Mt. ... Read more »
#ThereIsHope – Suicide Prevention and Awareness on the Pine Ridge

#ThereIsHope – Suicide Prevention and Awareness on the Pine Ridge

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The Pine Ridge Reservation, a place that is often painted as one of the most impoverished, unhealthy and downright ugly places that you can imagine, whose 28,000 residents call this place home and choose not only to o... Read more »
Native Hockey Players Inspiring More Native Youth To Play

Native Hockey Players Inspiring More Native Youth To Play

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"You know, it isn't often that you'll find 5,000 South Dakotans in Western South Dakota cheering for an Indian kid," says Brandon Ecoffey, an Oglala Lakota journalist and hockey fan from Rapid City. "You know, and the... Read more »
Idle No More Global Day of Action

Idle No More Global Day of Action

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Idle No More has called for a Global Day of Action on Oct 7 - #Oct7Proclaim   October 7, 1763, marked the signing of the British Royal Proclamation, an historic document that legally mandated Canada to recognize Indig... Read more »
Pine Ridge Reservation Votes to End Ban on Alcohol

Pine Ridge Reservation Votes to End Ban on Alcohol

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In a public referendum, the tribal members on Pine Ridge Reservation have voted to end the ban on alcohol.  The vote was 1,843 in favor and 1,678 against. Sales of alcohol off the reservation has become big busines... Read more »
NCAI Resolution to Urge Congress to Reimburse Native American Veterans Illegally Taxed While on Active Duty

NCAI Resolution to Urge Congress to Reimburse Native American Veterans Illegally Taxed While on Active Duty

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National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) recently passed a resolution which calls upon its members and member Tribes to urge Congress to reimburse eligible Native American Service members who were illegally taxed ... Read more »
Winnemem Wintu Fear Harassment From Forest Service As Ceremony Approaches

Winnemem Wintu Fear Harassment From Forest Service As Ceremony Approaches

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The Coming of Age ceremony (Balas Chonas) for the Winnemem Wintu tribe of Northern California is fast approaching and many fear the US Forest Service will interfere during the ceremony, which these fears are not unfou... Read more »
Haskell Junior to join hotshot crew in Arizona, again!

Haskell Junior to join hotshot crew in Arizona, again!

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Nick Cesare (22), a junior at Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, KS heads out today to join a specialized “hotshot” firefighter crew, based in Logan, UT…again!   Cesare fought wildfires with o... Read more »
Native American on Big Brother

Native American on Big Brother

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Jeremy McGuire is one of the new house guests on the CBS show Big Brother. During the premiere episode last night Jeremy mentioned he was from the Cherokee. He currently works at a boat shop in Texas. Are you wa... Read more »
Obama Establishes White House Council on Native American Affairs

Obama Establishes White House Council on Native American Affairs

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The White House has released an executive order establishing the White House Council on Native American Affairs. From the order: The United States recognizes a government-to-government relationship, as well as a u... Read more »
Eagle Feather Causes Trouble At Graduation Again

Eagle Feather Causes Trouble At Graduation Again

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According to Indian Country Today, another student has been asked to remove an eagle feather during graduation.  Sky Walkingstick of the Eastern Band of Cherokee was told to remove the feather before graduation.  The ... Read more »
Miccosukee Tribe in Florida is being held responsible to pay $3.2M judgment

Miccosukee Tribe in Florida is being held responsible to pay $3.2M judgment

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On Friday, a Miami-Dade judge held the Miccosukee Tribe responsible for paying the $3.2M judgment against tribal member, Tammy Gwen Billie. Back in 1998, Billie was driving her dad’s uninsured vehicle when she was inv... Read more »

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