Canadian Children’s Book Teaches Natives Willingly “Moved out” For Europeans

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Facebook erupted after one mom brought an issue to the public’s attention. She bought her 8 year old an educational book on Canadian curriculum and was horrified at what she found. The section on Canadian history wrongfully explained that when European settlers landed in the Americas they needed a place….

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Native Depression-A Result of Colanization?

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In case you weren’t aware September is National Suicide Prevention month so we’re going to take some time to talk about a very serious topic-depression. Depression is a serious illness. One that affects thousands of Native Americans every day. In the past few years, an epidemic of suicide has spread….

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Newborn Daughter of Slain Native Woman Finally Returned To Family

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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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Native Organization Schools Steve Bannon on Native History

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

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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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The Black Hills Are Not For Sale | The Black Hills Unity Concert 2015

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“The Black Hills Are Not For Sale.” A statement that many have heard, seen on fliers, buttons and bumper stickers, promoting action that protects the mountain range in western South Dakota that many Plains tribes consider sacred. This is also the theme for the Black Hills Unity Concert, a gathering….

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Darren Thompson: Ojibwe Flute player selected as Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation Artist in Residence

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Hailing from the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe reservation in Northern Wisconsin, Darren Thompson has been a well-known artist since his debut album in 2009, “The Song of Flower: Native American Songs from Ojibwe Country”, as well as being a sought-after public speaker, educator and facilitator. He started playing the flute….

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Songs My Brothers Taught Me – Lakota actors from Pine Ridge, Premiered at Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals

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  I’ve seen many people come to my reservation either to pursue a project or to gain insight on what life is like “on the rez”. Though many of these people were simply in search of a good story, through expose or even exploitation, what I found with the director/writer….

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Native News Update October 6, 2011 (TV)

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The latest edition of the Native News Update from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com with host Paul DeMain. Today’s Stories: SD man seeks to continue school abuse lawsuit – FBI offers reward Blackfeet Reservation hit and run death – Company seeks permits for new copper mine in UP – Tribe receives….

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