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Cherokee of Today – Native American Pow Wows

The Cherokee Tribe of today is made of 3 different groups that all descend from the same common tribe. Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma Citizens reside within 14 counties in  Northeastern Oklahoma, the tribe composes of descendants of those that were forcibly removed from lands in the Southeastern United States during 1838-1839 time...

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Native Organization Schools Steve Bannon on Native History

Trump’s former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon recently made an appearance on the popular CBS special 60 minutes. If you’re familiar with him and his views on issues like immigration many of his comments may have come as no surprise. One comment, though, took Indian Country by surprise. When...

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73 year old Leonard Peltier’s Health is Slipping Away

“I’m one step back from passing away.”   Native American political prisoner and activist Leonard Peltier has been imprisoned for more than 40 years, denied pardons even despite his health deteriorating throughout his sentence. Very recently, though, it seems his health is slipping and he is very much aware of...

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Newborn Daughter of Slain Native Woman Finally Returned To Family

People all over Indian Country are rejoicing over a recent court ruling regarding the Savanna Greywind case.On Tuesday September 12th a judge ruled to dismiss the need for protective custody for Haisley Jo, daughter of the slain Native woman.The father, Ashton Mathney, had been fighting tooth and nail to get...

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Uproar after Asian American is Cast in TV Show to Play Native

The Paramount network recently came under fire for casting Kelsey Asbille to play the wife of the character Cory on its new TV show "Yellowstone". The problem? Kelsey is a member of the Asian American community. The 25-year-old "Teen Wolf" actress previously went by the last name Chow. The character?...

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30th Annual Michigan Indian Family Olympics Comes To A Close

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. Pleasant Michigan, celebrated it’s 30th annual event since being founded in 1987. What started...

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#ThereIsHope – Suicide Prevention and Awareness on the Pine Ridge

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 overlook the negative, but also to do what they can to make it...

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Free Email Series: What to Expect at Your First Pow Wow