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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

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.

Health Professions Educator, Native American Pipeline Program

July 14, 2015 - 10:35pm
The National Center for Rural Health Professions (NCRHP) on the campus of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford is committed to the education and development of health professionals who will work to resolve health disparities in underserved populations.  Part of this mission is to identify, educate, and place qualified health professionals in locations in need of health providers.  Native American Pathways is a new program of the NCRHP.

Kiwenz Language Camp 2015 Transitions to Fond du Lac Reservation Administration

July 8, 2015 - 6:24am
By Janis Fairbanks
Photo by Ivy Vainio
News From Indian Country
This year’s Kiwenz Language Camp marked the seventh year of the annual event, started in 2009 as a grassroots effort by storyteller/writer Jim and Pat Northrup, Ojibwa language teacher Rick Gresczyk, with Randy Gresczyk, Dr. Arne Vanio, and his wife, Ivy, and James Northrup III becoming active in the early camp years to form the corps planning group for the camp. This year’s camp ran June 17 - 21 at Kiwenz Campgrounds on the Fond du Lac Reservation.

Native News Update July 3, 2015

July 3, 2015 - 5:33am
This weekend's stories: Native American journalist, Bonnie Red Elk passes away; First Nations leading way to protect the Great Lakes; The Matsés from the Amazon create traditional medicine encyclopedia; Native American students from across the country attend College Horizons program; NHL goalie, Carey Price, inspires First Nation youth.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

Native News Update June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015 - 10:18am
This weekend's stories: Washoe Tribe constructs new solar arrays, Phoenix Indian School Legacy Project seeks those who attended school, Mekko tells the story of homeless Native Americans in Tulsa, New book features Native boxer Marvin Camel, and Buffy Sainte-Marie releases new album.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

Native News Update June 19, 2015

June 19, 2015 - 4:34am
This weekend's stories: Documentary on tribal online lending; Native American knowledge combats California drought; Homes donated by Brad Pitts foundation begin to arrive on Fort Peck; Ho-Chunk Gaming in Madison goes smoke-free; Tulalip students construct tiny homes for homeless in Seattle

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

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

June 17, 2015 - 5:44am
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

Last month me and the ‘gals’ had a funktastic night out at a George Clinton concert at the famous Cabooze in the Big City. I insisted that for one night we refer to each other as D-Funk, M-Funk and K-Funk because I’m weird like that.

It’s the only thing I have left for you

June 16, 2015 - 4:30am
By Arne Vainio, M.D.
News From Indian Country
I was a brand new physician on call and he had fallen off a barstool about a week earlier. Eventually he had trouble breathing and the ambulance took him to the Emergency Room. A chest x-ray, then a CT scan showed he had bled into the pleural space around his right lung and collapsed his lung almost completely.

Re-Broadcast with Paul Cienfuegos

June 15, 2015 - 2:24am

What are Community Rights?

June 16, 2015
Northland College, Ashland, WI.

Notice of LIVE Broadcast with Paul Cienfuegos

June 15, 2015 - 2:24am

What are Community Rights?

6-9pm on Tuesday June 16, 2015
Northland College's Sentry Room, Ashland, WI.

RezStyle – Sihasin with host Kimberlie Acosta

June 12, 2015 - 3:28am
RezStyle with host Kimberlie Acosta talking with Jeneda and Clayson Benally of Sihasin, formally known as 'Blackfire.' RezStyle is a Native American Talk show from on the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Reservation at Reserve, Wisconsin. RezStyle is brought to you in part by the National Indian Gaming Association,

Native News Update June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015 - 5:09am
This weekend's stories: Appeals court sides with tribes on land issue; Congress approves commission on Native American children; Museum of Northern Arizona receives 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service; New book on Sarah Winnemucca to be published; True Sioux Hope Foundation created to help improve living conditions on Pine Ridge.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

Native News Update May 29, 2015

May 29, 2015 - 8:29am
This weekend's stories: Proposed legislation to improve voting for Native Americans; Hearing set for Keepseagle v. Vilsack settlement; Native American LGBT housing protections; Native American housing plan set to break ground this fall in Portland; Wisconsin tribes developing tourism show

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of