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  1. August 07, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 7, 2016

    A beloved author walks on, the fight continues against yet another pipeline, and a court victory for Native voting laws all marked this past week in Indian country. FINAL JOURNEY: The week was marked by the passing of an icon, the beloved wordsmith, defen …

  2. August 07, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Nine Former Winnebago Tribal Council Members Indicted

    Former Winnebago Tribal Chairman John Blackhawk and eight other former tribal council members were indicted by a federal grand jury on July 19. Blackhawk, Darwin Snyder, Thomas Snowball Jr., Louis Houghton, Lawrence Payer, Travis Mallory, Charles Aldrich, …

  3. August 06, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Cheyenne River Will Learn to Eat Like the Ancestors With Chef Loretta Barrett Oden

    Native chef, food historian, and lecturer Loretta Barrett Oden will visit the Cheyenne River Youth Project August 11 to 12 for the nonprofit’s “Learning to Eat Like Our Ancestors” initiative. Oden, a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, will conduct a …

  4. August 06, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Indigenous Get First Apology From Taiwanese President

    “We have to face the truth. Most importantly, the government must truly reflect on itself and that is why I’m standing here today.” These were just a few of the words Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen shared while addressing the island’s official aboriginal p …

  5. August 05, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Mercury Contamination: California Wants 187 Reservoirs to Issue Fish Consumption Warnings

    California, beset by drought, has another water problem: reservoirs so contaminated with mercury that state officials want to issue warnings on fish consumption for 180 of 300 the state sampled. RELATED: Something Fishy About California Most of the water …

  6. August 05, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Native Students Take Note: FAFSA Changes Coming

    In September 2015, President Barack Obama announced significant changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process that will affect millions of students. Starting with the 2017-18 application cycle, the following will be in effect: St …

  7. August 05, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Featured Photo: Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle Walks On

    In the way a 97-year-old traditional Miniconjou Lakota Chief knows, David Beautiful Bald Eagle, Waniyetu Opi, knew in early April: He would be leaving soon. He told his wife, Josee, of 44 years: “This is it. Call the kids.” From his hospital bed in Rapi …

  8. August 04, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Native Youth Run 2,000 Miles to Washington DC to Protest Dakota Access Pipeline

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ recent approval of the Dakota Access oil pipeline without a comprehensive environmental review has drawn ire from three federal agencies, the Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes, and Native youth, to name just a few enti …

  9. August 04, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Canada’s Long-Awaited National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Women Draws Praise, Concern

    Indigenous leaders across Canada welcomed the August 3 announcement naming the five panelists who will conduct the long-awaited national inquiry on missing and murdered indigenous women. But some expressed reservations, calling the mandate “too vague.” An …

  10. August 04, 2016 | ICTMN Staff

    Lac du Flambeau Construction Company Wins Indian Bowl Contract; Ground Breaking Today

    A construction company owned by the the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians will construct the new Waaswaaganing Indian Bowl Living Arts & Culture Center in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. Since opening in 1951, the venue has offered ar …

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