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Native News Update December 12, 2014

December 12, 2014 - 6:37am
This weekend's stories: Call for inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women by aboriginal teen who survived brutal attack; Justice department vows to fight states who violate Indian Child Welfare Act; Osage and Cherokee attorneys sworn in as assistant U.S. Attorneys; Two Tribes recognized as Climate Action Champions; Historic find for Quileute Tribe.

Winona LaDuke and Nani Chacon at UC - Boulder Dec. 9th, 2014

December 10, 2014 - 9:14am
Winona LaDuke the Harvard trained economist of Honor The Earth and Nani Chacon, an artist activists of Honor The Treaties talk about renewable energy resources and why it is important now to phase out the old fossil fuel industry in order to help the earth survive Global Climate Change. At the University of Colorado - Boulder on December 9th, 2014. 

An afternoon class and a second evening general presentation.

Afternoon Session

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Evening Session

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Native News Update December 5, 2014

December 5, 2014 - 10:02am
This weekend's stories:  House passes National Defense Authorization Act, which hands over land that is sacred to Native Americans to a foreign mining company; Native American youth issues main focus of Obama’s speech at 6th Annual Tribal Nations Conference; Tribal members honor men who refused to participate in the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre; Crow Nation code talkers honored with Congressional Gold Medals; Professional soccer player, Chris Wondolowski visits Kiowa tribe and provides soccer clinic to youth.

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Native Brothers sing opening for 2014 Tribal Nations Conference

December 3, 2014 - 8:49am
By Kimberlie Acosta
News From Indian Country

Brothers, Niizhoo Sullivan, 10, and Preston Sullivan, 7 got the honor to sing for President Barack Obama at the opening of the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference on December 3rd, 2014.

Exposing The Oil & Gas Industries Failures: A conversation with Fractivist Shane Davis

December 2, 2014 - 5:07am correspondent, Kimberlie Acosta talking with Shane Davis, a fractivist from Colorado.

Native News Update November 28, 2014

November 28, 2014 - 9:26am
This weekend's stories:  6th White House Tribal Nations Conference; Buffalo, New York asked to rename Squaw Island; Proposed natural gas pipeline in Lancaster County, PA cuts through several archaeological sites; Telling a new story of Route 66 – Through the eyes of Native American communities along the route; “Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family” exhibit opens.

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Native News Update November 21, 2014

November 21, 2014 - 10:35am
This weekend's stories:  New report released on ways to curb violence toward American Indian and Alaska Native children; Pricilla Coolidge of the Native American trio Walela murdered; Opposition to proposed oil pipeline work in Wisconsin continues; Protesting TitsGiving in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Native American Music Awards to air on PBS Thanksgiving day; “The Cherokee Word for Water” released on DVD, Blu-ray and iTunes; Be apart of Keith Secola’s new video “You got Land”; Loretta Lynn signs new multi-album deal with Legacy Recordings.

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I will ALWAYS be your friend

November 20, 2014 - 8:49am
By Arne Vainio, M.D.
News From Indian Country

In March I was asked to travel to remote reserves in Ontario, Canada. This was a beautiful and powerful experience and I will never be the same. I was asked to go again and was in Ontario for five days in October.

It ain’t easy being Indian… (Nov. 2014)

November 20, 2014 - 8:27am
By Ricey Wild News From Indian Country    As Rezberry’s Graves Registrar I work to help people find a burial site in the cemetery for their deceased family members. Then their names are entered into what I call “The Book of the Dead”. No pun intended, it ain’t easy but someone’s got to do it.

NAMMYS Highlight Native Musical Talent

November 20, 2014 - 4:35am
©by Doug George-Kanentiio
News From Indian Country

The fifteenth Native American Music Awards (the NAMMYS) once again honoured the best in aboriginal music while showcasing the wide diversity and depth of talent among the nation's indigenous performing artists.

Native News Update November 7, 2014

November 7, 2014 - 11:51am
This weekend's stories:  Remembering our Native American Veterans; Native American Heritage Month proclaimed; Missing and murdered Indigenous women’s marches held across Canada; Remembering Hilary Bonnell; Rebel Music: Native America premiers with critics

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Photo credit for Justice for Missing and Murdered Women: Molly Korab | The McGill Daily

New film honors Native American activist Carlos Montezuma

November 3, 2014 - 5:34am
A new documentary film on the story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, the first Native American alumnus of the University of Illinois, will debut Nov. 3 at 8:30 p.m. (CST) on the Big Ten Network. “Carlos Montezuma: Changing is Not Vanishing” was produced by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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

November 3, 2014 - 5:24am
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

I’m so excited about Halloween! It’s the only time I can wear my kitty-cat ears in public, but I’m thinking this year I want to get painted up as a sugar-skull.

Native News Update October 31, 2014

October 31, 2014 - 9:47am
This weekend's stories:  Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow turns 101; Documentary film on Dr. Carlos Montezuma to air on Big Ten Network; Marie Wilcox preserving her Wukchumni language; First Nations Development Institute launches scholarship program to Native American students in agricultural sector; Tabitha Fair and Chickasaw Nation Youth Choir to sing ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ at Kansas City Chiefs game on Nov. 2.

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The right words will come when they’re needed

October 31, 2014 - 1:11am
By Arne Vainio, M.D. News From Indian Country

Every year I get the distinct honor of presenting to the University of Minnesota, Duluth School of Medicine first year medical school class. I get two hours with them and in the first hour I show “Walking Into the Unknown” and then we have a discussion about the film and what it means to be a physician for the next hour.  Tomorrow is the day I speak to the medical students.

Native News Update October 24, 2014

October 24, 2014 - 7:08am
This weekend's stories:  National Park Service damages Native American burial sites; Alaska Governor signs bill to preserve Indigenous languages; A map preserves the Menominee Nation’s history; Alice Skenandore receives 2014 Woman of Character award; Casting call for HBO miniseries about the Lewis and Clark expedition.

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Project Administrator (Fond du Lac, WI) - The Brothertown Nation, Inc.

October 22, 2014 - 1:45am


Project Administrator (Fond du Lac, WI)

: Tribal Administration
Reports to: Project Advisory Panel
Supervises: Regional Database Research Volunteers and local Enrollment Records Volunteers
Status: 40 Hours/Week FTE, Non-Exempt
Work Hours: Regular business hours with occasional evening and weekend hours required

Native News Update October 17, 2014

October 17, 2014 - 12:17pm
This weekend's stories: Native American actress, Misty Upham’s body found; EPA awards funding for environmental projects on Native American land; Native Land Conservancy launches to protect open space in ancestral homelands; Shoni Schimmel receives 2014 Native American “40 under 40” award.

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Native News Update October 10, 2014

October 10, 2014 - 9:29am
This weekend's stories: General Public voting open for Native American Music Awards; Eastern Band of Cherokee pass resolution opposing fracking; In support of Domestic Violence month, NFL sponsor Verizon wireless donates to End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin; Two universities in Arizona share grant for cancer research within the Native American community; Southeastern Oklahoma State University awarded grand to assist Native American students; Cherokee Nation aquires bison herd.

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REBROADCAST: Winona LaDuke on Alternative Energy Employment

October 7, 2014 - 5:19am

Meet Winona LaDuke, Paul DeMain, candidate for Wisconsin's 29th Senate District, Barb With a founder of Wisconsin's Media Cooperative along with Moderator Rebecca Kemble on Wednesday October 8th, 2014 for a screening of the 371 Production for Al Jazeera America Fault Lines and their documentary on "Wisconsin's Mining Standoff" the battle for the Penokee Range of Northern Wisconsin. Rebroadcast HERE on this video module below that can be embedded, shared and linked to you website or Facebook account.