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  1. June 26, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, June 26, 2016

    New solstice beginnings, another mascot bites the dust, and a wrenching week for the Colville Tribes. This and more marked the week in Indian country. SOLSTICES AND SACRED SITES: It’s that magical time of year again in the Northern Hemisphere, with the se ...

  2. June 26, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    4 Sacred Places That Need Your Prayers

    The 2016 National Days of Prayer to Protect Native American Sacred Places are upon us. There are many places across Turtle Island that need prayers—in the following weeks ICTMN will focus on just a few. RELATED: 2016 National Sacred Places Prayer Days Hap ...

  3. June 24, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Susanville Tribes Welcome Back 300 Acres of Land Via New Law

    The tribes of Susanville Rancheria in northeastern California are elated at the passage of a bill restoring 300 acres of their traditional lands. On June 22 President Barack Obama signed into law the Susanville Indian Rancheria Lands Bill, which will tran ...

  4. June 24, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Tribal 'Smart Casino' Debuts 'Virtual Slot Environment'

    Imagine: LED lights begin to flash and the casino audio system announces an impending jackpot, plus a special, bonus event. Patrons flock to this Virtual Slot Environment, or VSE, area to partake in an immersive, 4D experience called Cash of the Titans at ...

  5. June 24, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    The Battle of the Greasy Grass 140 Years Later: The Complete Story in 18 Drawings

    June 25th marks the 140th anniversary of the Battle of Little Bighorn, or the Battle of the Greasy Grass, as it’s known to the Lakota. Who better to tell that story than Red Horse, a Minneconjou Lakota Sioux warrior who fought against George Armstrong Cus ...

  6. June 24, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Video: What This 400-Year-Old Native Homestead Site Tells Us

    For the third year now, the Forest Service has been excavating a Native American homestead site in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest in Georgia. There is one primary structure and possibly some outbuildings that date to 1600 AD. “We think there was ...

  7. June 24, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Photo: Guns Used at Wounded Knee Auctioned

      A Dallas-based auction house sold off more than 100 items from Pine Ridge and Rosebud reservations, including three cavalry guns uses in the Wounded Knee Massacre. The collection, containing some 400 items belonging to Paul Rathbun of Colorado, went on ...

  8. June 23, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Former Menominee Chairwoman Lisa Waukau Walks On

    Former four-time Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin tribal chairwoman, Lisa S. Waukau walked on to the spirit world on June 18, 2016, surrounded by her family at her home in Keshena, Wisconsin. She was 71. “The Menominee Nation has lost an extraordinary ...

  9. June 23, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Calif. Committee Passes I-Poker Bill

    Yesterday, the California Assembly Appropriations Committee passed a statewide, online poker legalization and regulation bill. It now moves on to a full vote on the Assembly floor. California Representative Adam Gray’s AB 2863 was given the green light de ...

  10. June 23, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Tohono O’odham Accepts Health Care Self-Governance Compact

    The Tohono O’odham Nation Legislative Council recently approved the Self-Governance Agreement for healthcare on the Nation. With this exercise of tribal sovereignty, the Nation will assume responsibility for the provision of health care services for triba ...

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