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Native News Update July 18, 2014

July 18, 2014 - 4:56am
This weekend's stories: Santa Ysabel launches online poker room; Seneca Nation makes commitment to use only indigenous plants and trees; Mike Hoeft release new book, “The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin” ; “The Dinosaur Experiment” starring Jana Mashonee released on Redbox; Shoni Schimmel’s No. 23 Atlanta Dream jersey top seller in WNBA.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

Native News Update July 11, 2014

July 11, 2014 - 8:11am
This weekend's stories: North Dakota pipeline leaks 1 million gallons of saltwater; Amazon tribe makes first contact with outside world; Vancleave Live Oak Choctaws receive state and local recognition; Blackfeet launch language website; Casting call for “Te Ata” film.

Austin Police Department

July 11, 2014 - 4:19am

RezStyle – Hattie Kauffman with host Kimberlie Acosta

July 2, 2014 - 11:48pm
RezStyle with host Kimberlie Acosta talking with Emmy-award winning news correspondent and first-time author Hattie Kauffman on her book, Falling into Place – A Memoir of Overcoming.  Hattie, who is from the Nez Perce Reservation, is the first Native American to ever file a report on a national network news broadcast.

Proposed DBE plan and goals: Public Notice of Federal Fiscal Year 2015-2017

June 30, 2014 - 1:44am
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) announces the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2015 proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Annual Participation goals for contractible opportunities administered through WisDOT and funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).

Pow Wow in the Penokees (Sorta)

June 28, 2014 - 5:14am
We went to record the 1st Annual Pow wow in the Penokees at the public campgrounds on Moore Park Road near the site of one of the world's largest proposed mining projects. All 11 tribes in Wisconsin oppose the project as well as 75% of those in nearby Ashland County and the Bad River Ojibwe Reservation.

Native News Update June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014 - 6:43am
This weekend's stories: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing held in D.C.; Canada’s Supreme Court finds in favor of the Tsilhqot’in; Brad Pitt’s “Make it Right” to build homes on Fort Peck; Phillip Coon, survivor of Bataan Death March, passes away; Henry Jake Arquette wins 2014 National Heritage Fellowship.

It ain’t easy being Indian… (June 2014)

June 25, 2014 - 4:09am
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country    
My dear readers it must be very obvious that I love to laugh tell stories and joke and tease. I love other people who do that too and it is they whom I seek and I ignore the haters. This is my world and I get to say who’s in it.

Standing up against a corporate mining project

June 22, 2014 - 12:34pm

By Nick Vander Puy
Photos by DKakkak
Moore Park Road, Iron County, WI

Last spring when the Harvest Education Learning Project (HELP)  in the Penokees of Northern Wisconsin got going to create awareness of the impact of iron ore mining we’d often walk down Moore Park Road to the Tyler Forks River past a log cabin  hunting camp. We’d look down the driveway at a lift for raising deer, hundreds of maple trees, a maple sugar shack, burner and flat pan next to modest log cabin with some solar panels and a genuine Finnish sauna.

Native News Update June 20, 2014

June 20, 2014 - 9:02am
This weekend's stories: Congress being asked to expand tribal land in Nevada; Resource Center in North Dakota aims to improve Indian health; Lower Elwha Klallam to receive E3 Washington President’s Award; Clarice Charlo King receives Confederated Salish and Kooteni Tribal Education 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award; This week in history: Susan La Flesche Picotte.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

Native News Update June 13, 2014

June 13, 2014 - 8:22am
This weekend's stories: Senators want bison declared National mammal; San Carlos Apache sign historic agreement with Arizona State University; Poarch Band of Creek Indians elected its first female Tribal chair; Navajo Head Start program to receive five-year non-competitive grant; “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Issues” available on iTunes.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

Vision Maker Media Producer

June 12, 2014 - 6:32am
Application Reviews Begins: 6/24/14
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

Native News Update June 6, 2014

June 6, 2014 - 9:04am
This weekend's stories: Keith Harper confirmed as ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council; The passing of Chester Nez, last original Navajo Code Talker; Obama to visit Standing Rock Sioux Tribe; Development of Nisqually State Park; The return of Knife River Ranch to the Three Affliated Tribes.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

They don’t tell you how to give bad news in medical school

June 3, 2014 - 4:16am
By Arne Vainio, M.D.
News From Indian Country   Wanda was my last patient on a Thursday afternoon toward the end of my residency in Seattle and I hadn’t seen her in a really long time.

Fond du Lac Folles (May 2014)

June 3, 2014 - 3:57am
By Jim Northrup
News From Indian Country

The time to harvest maple sap came and we were ready.  By we, I mean the crew, son Joe, son Aaron, nephew Kris and two daughter in laws, Sara and Jackie.

It ain’t easy being Indian… (May 2014)

June 3, 2014 - 3:52am
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country    Woke up this morning, turned on the news and watched the story about the Sterling guy (owner of the LA Clippers) who made racist comments that were recorded and is now banned from anything to do with the NBA.

Native News Update May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014 - 11:10am
This weekend's stories: BIA proposes revised rules for recognizing Native American tribes; Chairman Herman Dillon Sr of the Puyallup tribe passes away; President Obama set to visit a Native American reservation in June; Mohegan Tribe purchases a wood-pellet production company; Congress approves Native American statue at the National Museum of the American Indian and education center near Vietnam Memorial.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

Remember the Veterans on Memorial Day 2014

May 26, 2014 - 9:44am

Remembering  our veterans and their families at the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Reservation on Monday, May 26, 2014 on Memorial Day. Speakers included LCO Vice Chair Rusty Barber, MC, Chairman Mic Isham and keynote speaker Gordon C. Thayer at the LCO Veterans Memorial on the corners of Highways B and K on the LCO Reservation.

Native News Update May 23, 2014

May 23, 2014 - 7:26am
This weekend's stories: Photo campaign launched against Redskins; Cobell payments update; Ruth Ziolkowski of Crazy Horse Memorial passes away; First Nation Development Institute awards food grants to four Native American communities; Atlanta Dream celebrates Schimmel’s Native American culture.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

Searching for Wild Onions in the Penokees

May 20, 2014 - 3:51pm
Join ICTV on a walk around the new and old Harvest Education Learning Project (HELP) research village grounds. We check out the on-going efforts to rebuild HELP on private lands as a stopping point of information, mapping and observing the phenology of the region. Then across the street to the old HELP site in search of the illusive Mr. Leeky. With Paul DeMain in the Penokees.