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  1. July 25, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Oil Fouls Water Supply in Saskatchewan Pipeline Breach

    The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) has called for “full First Nation participation and representation during the emergency response” to a pipeline leak that dumped 53,000 to 66,000 gallons of oil into the North Saskatchewan River system ...

  2. July 25, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Grassy Narrows First Nation Youth Sing Strong, Stand Tall in Music Video ‘Feels Like Home’

    It might seem impossible to have hope when confronted with such odds, and such a past. They were born into a First Nations community whose water and fish are saturated with enough mercury to cause generations of birth defects, whose trees are being decima ...

  3. July 25, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Benghazi Ambassador’s Mother Objects to Use of Son’s Name In Campaign

    J. Christopher Stevens, Chinook, was the United States Ambassador in Libya who lost his life during an assault on the outpost in Benghazi in September 2012 while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State. He should not be, his mother recently pointed out, ca ...

  4. July 24, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, July 24, 2016

    World events reverberated strongly in Indian country, given that we were well represented at the Olympics, plus had ears to the ground at the Republican and Democratic national conventions. That, a tragic shooting and more during the weekend preceding Jul ...

  5. July 23, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Video: Cherokee Elder Talks Penny Candy and Homemade Games

    Cherokee Elder Ella Christie talks about walking the three miles to school no matter what the weather, “we still walked,” she says in the video. She was one of 12 kids, and she and her siblings found ways to entertain themselves with homemade toys made by ...

  6. July 22, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Dedicating Billy Frank Jr.’s New Wildlife Namesake

    Hundreds gathered Tuesday, July 19 to dedicate the renamed Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge including tribal, local, state and federal leaders. His son, Willie Frank, told The Olympian that it was a fitting honor for his dad, who founded ...

  7. July 22, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Featured Photo: Olympics-Bound Locklear Says: ‘Indian Country Is in My Heart!’

      Ashton Locklear, Lumbee, is headed to the Summer Olympics in Rio. The 18-year-old gymnast, holder of seven national and world titles in uneven bars, placed second in that event and 13th in balance beam in the U.S. Olympic Trials held July 8-10 in San Jo ...

  8. July 21, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Ho-Chunk Nation Donates $25,000 to Flood-Ravaged Bad River Ojibwe

    The Ho-Chunk Nation is giving $25,000 to the Bad River Ojibwe, which was ravaged by flooding throughout Wisconsin that prompted Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to declare a state of emergency on July 12. RELATED: Flooding in Northern Wisconsin Hits Bad Ri ...

  9. July 20, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Enbridge Reaches $177 Million Settlement for 2010 Oil Spills

    Enbridge Inc., the company that was recently thwarted in its attempt to build an oil pipeline across British Columbia, has reached a $177 million settlement with the U.S. government for two ruptures in Michigan and Illinois during 2010 that spilled a tota ...

  10. July 20, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Is Shoddy Cancer Care for Natives a Treaty Violation?

    A recent Newsweek feature begins with a well-known Indian country adage, “Don’t get sick after June.” This is because by then the under-funded Indian Health Service has run out of money. The feature goes on to talk about the high incidence of colorectal c ...

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