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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 IndianCountryTV.com.

Investment in Native Youth equals a million lines of code

May 28, 2015 - 9:07am

By MARK TRAHANT
News From Indian Country

No child grows up hearing — or asking — for numbers. Instead the four words, “tell me a story,” are the ones deeply embedded into our human software. And that will never change. But the power of numbers, the importance of data, is growing exponentially and becoming essential to how we understand larger narratives.

Joleen Brown and Native Hoop keep the circle strong

May 28, 2015 - 8:17am
Interview by Dawn Karima
News From Indian Country

Q) It’s great to visit with you!!! What are some of the facts you’d like us to know about you?

A) I am not sure I really don’t like to talk about myself.

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

May 28, 2015 - 4:50am
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

…My bad. Or am I?   
Whilst ‘Under the Clock’ which is a euphemism for being in city jail I experienced some of the greatest terror and trauma up till then in my life.

Protecting Mother Earth & Tribal Sovereignty

May 22, 2015 - 9:08pm
IndianCountryTV.com correspondent, Kimberlie Acosta talking with Ernie Stevens Jr., NIGA Chairman. Ernie shares his views on his re-election as chairman of the Nation Indian Gaming Association; Economic development in Indian Country and the ongoing battles to protect tribal sovereignty and mother earth.

Native News Update May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 - 6:53am
This weekend's stories: Tribes oppose Yellowstone area grizzlies; Oklahoma Senate committee passes bond proposal for completion of Native American museum; Saginaw Tribe to repatriate ancestral remains from several museums; Bill introduced to honor Billy Frank Jr; Elder refuses $1.8 million for home, he says on sacred ground.

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

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

May 12, 2015 - 6:51am
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

A few months ago my son Steve visited me and my friends at the Risky Raccoon Kasino Hotel where we were staying for a powwow.

Native News Update May 8, 2015

May 8, 2015 - 9:11am
This weekend's stories: Karen Diver – A leader on climate change; The Esther Martinez Native American Language Preservation Act; Washington State legislation to mandate Native curriculum; APTN coming to U.S. cable stations; Cheyenne Brady crowned Miss Indian World.

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

Presidential Search - Leech Lake Tribal College

May 5, 2015 - 1:40am

Leech Lake Tribal College Board of Trustees seeks a visionary and strategic person who will be committed to the college’s mission that provides quality higher education grounded in Anishinaabe values. The college provides innovative undergraduate education and contributes to the development of society and the individual.

Native News Update May 01, 2015

May 1, 2015 - 10:01am
This weekend's stories: South Dakota county gets name change; Native American environmental cases to follow in 2015; Reservists build homes for homeless Native Americans; A piece of history overlooked – General Ely Parker; A long-lost silent film from 95 years ago, featuring an all Native American cast premieres.

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

Native News Update April 24, 2015

April 24, 2015 - 9:23am
This weekend's stories: Federal panel reviewing Native American sentencing; NAFOA’s 2015 awards; Project underway to protect land in the Mojave Desert; Bear River Band installs renewable hybrid microgrid; Carlos Montezuma to have residence hall named in his honor.

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

Annual Native American flute retreat continues to attract visitors to Indian Country

April 22, 2015 - 2:48am
Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin (ICC)   For decades families have experienced the beauty and culture of the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe at the Tribe’s historic “Indian Bowl.” And until a few years ago, it was one of Wisconsin’s best-known introductions to tribal culture and traditions offering tourists as well as talent from all over Indian Country an opportunity to share and experience cultural traditions.

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

April 22, 2015 - 2:41am
By Ricey Wild News From Indian Country

After 10 years without I have satellite again thanks to my Brother Mike W. I’m absolutely addicted to the H2 channel when it’s about Ancient Aliens and America Unearthed; both are very well produced in that they bring up more questions than answers that leave the viewer to make up their own mind.

How long have I known you?

April 22, 2015 - 2:38am
By Arne Vainio, M.D. News From Indian Country
Since I started at the clinic over seventeen years ago. From the first day you were a resource and you took on tasks for me that weren’t really even your responsibility. Insurance companies expect a doctor to stay on hold while they preauthorize a medicine and this long process tethered to a phone is a very poor use of a doctor’s time.

Native News Update April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015 - 10:08am
This weekend's stories: Michelle Obama talks about the challenges facing Native American youth; Native American law firm gives grants for tribal health; Native American attorney study released; American Indian College Fund teams up with the Walt Disney Company; Jude Schimmel releases new book.

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

Native News Update April 10, 2015

April 10, 2015 - 7:29am
This weekend's stories: Arizona bill passed for Native American birth certificates; The four women finalist for potential replacement face on $20 bill; Terry St. John of Eyabay passes onto the spirit world; Chickasaw Nation fighting child hunger; Eastern Band of Cherokee to administer its own water standards.

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

Panasonic

April 7, 2015 - 7:49am

Native News Update April 3, 2015

April 3, 2015 - 7:02am
This weekend's stories: Native American legislator helps stop religious freedom bill in Montana; Utah Governor signs bill to help improve Native American achievement gap; Cobell scholarship fund grows; Dedication of Galena Sundial monument; Seeds of Native Health launched with the help of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.

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

Native News Update March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015 - 7:41am
This weekend's stories: Navajo Nation approves junk food tax; Cherokee school expands to twelfth grade in bid to preserve language; Crazy Horse Memorial lights it blue for autism; New documentary highlights Native American women filmmakers; Larry Yazzie to play lead role in Hades Awaits.

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

Native News Update March 20, 2015

March 20, 2015 - 5:19am
This weekend's stories:  Montana requires Native American culture instruction statewide; New cancer center opens on the Puyallup Reservation; David Bald Eagle Kickstarter campaign needs help reaching goal; Louise Erdrich awarded Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction; Supaman performs at Google headquarters.

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

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