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Native News Update August 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 - 4:10am
This weekend's stories: Colorado smoking quitline customized for Native American smokers; Totem pole journeys to oppose coal exports; Rodney Haring appointed to American Indian and Alaska Native Health Research Advisory Council; Yvonne Deerinwater Hensley to be honored at 2015 Classroom Teacher of the Year at NIEA; Native Arts and Cultures Foundation announces 2015 awardees.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

Now Is the Golden Era Of Iroquois Lacrosse

August 28, 2015 - 1:07am
by Doug George-Kanentiio
Akwesasne Mohawk

Of the 700,000 or so lacrosse players in North America, an enormous and growing talent, pool the Iroquois have at the most a couple of thousand players performing at all levels of the game: peewees, bantams, midgets, juniors, seniors, on the college level and as professionals.

Chastity Brown on Madeline Island for "Love Water, Not Oil"

August 27, 2015 - 10:38am

Chastity Brown performs on Madeline Island in Lake Superior, at Tom’s Burned Down Café in LaPointe, Wisconsin for the “Love Water, Not Oil” campaign of Honor The Earth. Honor The Earth continues to fight against extractive industries, dirty oil and pipelines running through beds of Northern Minnesota wild rice.

Winona LaDuke in conversation on Madeline Island

August 25, 2015 - 3:56am
Harvard Economist Winona LaDuke, continuing her battle with extreme extractive industries and dirty oil takes a few days to visit Madeline Island, in Lake Superior. Once the homeland of the Ojibwe Nation, LaDuke takes a few hours off for her August birthday and with artists and musicians, holds a fundraising event for Honor The Earth at Tom’s Burned Down Cafe.

It ain’t easy being Indian… (August 2015)

August 25, 2015 - 3:27am
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

This entire continent needs to be re-educated. I’m sick of and disgusted by the colonizers’ fairy tale of how the America’s were discovered, I say invaded, by Europeans and make no mention of the fact that hundreds of millions of Native Peoples were already living here who had already founded and left far more advanced civilization’s than Europe had at any time.

What I’ve been doing isn’t enough

August 24, 2015 - 2:09am
By Arne Vainio, M.D. News From Indian Country

I haven’t been to an Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) conference since they had one in Minneapolis eight years ago. This year the conference was held on the Tulalip reservation just north of Seattle, Washington.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Grand Traverse Band, LLC

August 17, 2015 - 6:56am

Job Title: Reports To: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
FLSA Status: LLC Board of Directors Exempt
Salary Start: DOE
Prepared Date: July 2015

Native News Update August 14, 2015

August 14, 2015 - 7:37am
This weekend's stories: The tenth tribe signs historic “Buffalo Treaty;” Michigan’s Indian Tuition Waiver program under-funded by state; Nike’s N7 fund announces funding opportunities; Yadkin museum group searching for Saponi descendants; Kristina Hyatt wins Miss Native American USA title

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

Snake Dance at the 2015 Honor The Earth Pow-wow

August 13, 2015 - 6:33am
The 42nd Annual Honor The Earth Homecoming Celebration & Pow-wow held July 17-19, 2015 on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Wisconsin. Here is the Snake Dance from Saturday evening, July 18th.

It ain’t easy being Indian… (July 2015)

August 12, 2015 - 4:19am
By Ricey Wild News From Indian Country

If you were to ask me if I am an environmentalist I would shout, “Ooonh YAH!!! You betcha!” and I would describe my almost OCD passion for recycling, my disgust for all GMO products and my mission against Monsanto. I want to eat ‘clean’ because I already have enough miseries in my life to just passively accept more unwanted poisons.

2015 Honor The Earth Pow-wow Grand Entry

August 12, 2015 - 4:13am
The 42nd Annual Honor The Earth Homecoming Celebration & Pow-wow held July 17-19, 2015 on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Wisconsin. Here is the 3rd Grand Entry, Saturday evening, July 18th.

Winona LaDuke and Ojibwe bi-lingual signage celebrated at Madeline Island

August 11, 2015 - 7:59am

Winona LaDuke returns to Madeline Island again during the early summer of 2015 to visit her growing homestead and partake in an Ojibwe Signage celebration and feast on the shoreline of the Island in Lake Superior.

2015 Adult Hand Drum Contest at Honor The Earth Pow-wow

August 11, 2015 - 5:49am
The 42nd Annual Honor The Earth Homecoming Celebration & Pow-wow held July 17-19, 2015 on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Wisconsin. On July 17th, the pow-wow committee held a hand drum contest for both youth and adult.

2015 Youth Hand Drum Contest at Honor The Earth Pow-wow

August 4, 2015 - 5:47am
The 42nd Annual Honor The Earth Homecoming Celebration & Pow-wow held July 17-19, 2015 on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Wisconsin. On July 17th, the pow-wow committee held a hand drum contest for both youth and adult.

Native News Update July 31, 2015

July 31, 2015 - 8:02am
This weekend's stories: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe drug dealers; Supply drive underway for Native Americans in remote areas; Obama reviews Loren Duke Abdalla’s case for a Congressional Medal of Honor; Scottsdale Community College to build center devoted to Native American culture; HBO to begin filming “Lewis and Clark” miniseries.

Anishinaabekwe Honoring: 2015 Honor The Earth

July 28, 2015 - 5:39am
The 42nd Annual Honor The Earth Homecoming Celebration & Pow-wow held July 17-19, 2015 on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Wisconsin. On July 18th, the pow-wow committee honored Thelma Nayquonabe as the 2015 Anishinaabekwe.

Native News Update July 24, 2015

July 24, 2015 - 6:38am
This weekend's stories: Hopi joins effort in seeking the designation of the Walnut Canyon National Conservation Area; Comanche Nation asking for help to save Quanah Parker Star House; Fond du Lac receives grant for broadband; Chickasaw Cultural Center’s five year anniversary; Etkie – New jewelry line employing Native American women beaders.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

Collard greens for Pope

July 22, 2015 - 7:29am
By Arne Vainio, M.D. News From Indian Country
The collard leaf is dark green with a lighter green stem and veins branching off like the life giving veins of a placenta. It smells like the fields and the thick stem has to be separated from the rest of the leaf. I imagined his great grandmother and his grandmother picking these directly from the fields in the heat of the Deep South.

Native News Update July 17, 2015

July 17, 2015 - 7:51am
This weekend's stories: White House Native Youth Summit; Bill approves land return to Cow Creek Umpqua; Yurok Tribe justice center opens; Energy Department to host Tribal leader forum and renewable energy development workshop; Easter Band of Cherokee earns award for greenhouse project.

Legal Public Notice

July 17, 2015 - 1:00am
BE IT WITNESSED AND NOTICE For the :tugis'kim-giboo.©™ of the : laxluuks-tribal-people, for the :arunda’sli.©™ of the : mi’kmaq-tribal-people, for the :nibwaakaa-inini.©™, for the :nanaandawiiwe. ©™, for the :oslukw. ©™, for the :bagaki-ode. ©™  of the essen-bungii-tribal-people are private tribal-people, we are the holders of our culture, spoken-mantra, we are with the claim of the freedom of the travel on our mother-earth, we are with the claim of the stewards of our renewable and non-renewable resources surface and sub-surface and we are the claim of the stewards of sacred-lands.

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