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February 14 MMIW Marches in Canada
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To Change Congress: Rethink the Money
Koshare Dancers Guilty of Appropriation
Small Business to Insure, Protect Tribes
Holy Shih Tzu! Bernie Flies Coach
Gold King Mine Spill: Concerns Persist
New Student Blogger for TCJ
The Bernie Hillary Show
VA Helps Seminole Vets Get Homes
I Am a Male Victim of Sexual Assault
Division I! College Baller Zachary Camel
Don’t Buy This Book: Acoma vs Nabokov
Gravitational Waves, in Siksika Language
National Parks Need Maintenance
Tanaya Winder’s ‘Words Like Love’
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Thing About Skins
Navajo Nation, NGS Reach Tentative Agreement to Extend Lease to 2044
In a move that would translate to increased revenues and additional benefits to the tribe, the Navajo Nation and the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) are considering extending the p...
A Red Lake Nation College Basketball Team Hits the Court for the First Time
As the Red Lake Nation College (RLNC) gets ready to break ground on their new campus this spring, they are also getting ready to play their first basketball game on Saturday, Febru...
John Kerry Advocates Climate Change Action, Vague on Keystone XL Timeline
Newly confirmed Secretary of State John Kerry, a strong advocate of addressing climate change, is being watched for his stance on the Keystone XL pipeline, even as President Barack...
Muscogee Man Held on Terrorist Threat Charge for Attempted Prayer at Hickory Ground
Gale Courey Toensing
When Andrew Jackson’s illegal and heavily censured actions during the First Seminole War in 1817 were used two years ago to support a controversial provision in the National Defens...
President Shelly Signs Bill to Fund Chapter and Special Elections
On February 14, Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed legislation allocating almost $700,000 to the Navajo Election Administration from the Undesignated Unreserved Fund Balance...
ESPN Turns to Native UFC Fighter Dan Henderson for Analysis of IOC's Wrestling Decision
In an interview with ESPN, top UFC light heavyweight and former Olympic wrestler Dan "Hendo" Henderson, Walla Walla Tribe, talks about the impact the loss of Olympic wrestling will...
'One Billion Rising' Gets Women on Their Feet Against Violence
As part of playwright and activist Eve Ensler's annual V-Day celebration, which brings anti-female violence to the world's attention every Valentine's Day, dance and physical self-...
Massachusetts Gaming Commission Vows to Speed Up Decision Process
As tribes make their case for a casino in Massachusetts, the state's gaming commission has agreed to issue licenses for two of the regions in February and March of 2014...
Hakai Beach Institute: A Science Hub for BC's Central Coast
Jude Isabella, thetyee.ca
[Editor’s Note: Often passed, seldom visited by outsiders, British Columbia’s Central Coast is home to the continent’s longest-settled places and most enduring peoples...
Tribal Luminaries Participate in Massive Climate Change, Keystone Rally in Washington
Famed Native author Louise Erdrich is among the notables flocking to Washington, D.C. for a February 17 rally demanding governmental action on climate change...
Pennsylvania Pow Wow Promotes Diabetes Prevention
From a vendor’s point of view, Arvil Meisenhelter, of Lenape ancestry, thought that a pow wow that had an intertribal following in the Harrisburg area of Pennsylvania should be all...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, February 17, 2013
It's our weekly roundup of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: • LAND DISPUTE: The Poarch Band of Creek Indians blocked access to the sacred Hickory Ground by a group...
Oneida Nation Offers to Pay for New Uniforms of High School That Changed 'Redskins' Name
On February 13, we brought you this story about a school district in Cooperstown, New York that voted to change its nickname from 'Redskins.' As a gesture of thanks, the Oneida Ind...
A Model Down Under? 'How New Zealand's Chiefs Handle Native Peoples' Iconography & Naming'
Uni-Watch.com, which has thoughtfully and extensively covered the ongoing controversy over the use of Native imagery and native in athletics, has a fascinating column today concern...
Smackdown: Russian Fireball Upstages Asteroid Swipe Over Mother Earth
If Friday February 15 had been scripted in a sci-fi movie, it wouldn’t have been believable...
Wiconi International President Richard Twiss Walks On
He was what his obituary called “a Lakota follower of the Jesus Way.” Richard Leo Twiss got his spiritual call while standing on a beach on the island of Maui in Hawaii in 1974...
Native Food: A Fountain of Health That Grows Year-Round
I wish First Man and First Woman were here now; I’d have so many questions, and I’d want to tell them so much, too...
Valentine's Day Women's March Gathers Steam With Human Rights Watch Report and Idle No More
David P. Ball
Carrying red and yellow roses symbolizing the 600 aboriginal women murdered and missing, respectively, thousands marched in cities across Canada on Valentine’s Day, banging on the ...
Native Pride Dancers Journey Is Just Beginning
For Native Pride Dancers, a Minnesota-based group formed in 2003 by World Champion Fancy Dancer Larry Yazzie, the journey through song and dance is just about to cross borders as t...
Canada Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan Resigns
John Duncan, Canada’s Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development (AAND), resigned on Friday February 15, citing an improper letter he had written in June 2011 to feder...
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