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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.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

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.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

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.

I wish things could have been different between us

October 6, 2014 - 7:34am
By Arne Vainio, M.D. News From Indian Country

I had just finally been able to go to sleep when my pager went off. I knew the phone number all too well and was soon heading in for a delivery at 4:00 AM. Things didn’t go exactly like they were supposed to and after several hours I consulted the OB doctor and we ended up going for a C-section. By the time I left the hospital, I was over 2 hours late for clinic. I had called ahead and most of my morning patients were rescheduled.

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

October 6, 2014 - 7:31am
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

If you are a regular reader of this column you must be familiar with my one of my major rants; the Bering Strait Theory. Yeah, I become an absolute monster spewing rage and fury anytime I come across that lie.

Protecting Our Land: A conversation with Winona LaDuke

October 3, 2014 - 11:03am correspondent, Kimberlie Acosta talking with Winona LaDuke of Honor The Earth. Winona is a Harvard educated Economist from the White Earth Ojibwe Reservation talking about the fight to keep extractive fuel industries from damaging the environment.

Native News Update September 26, 2014

September 26, 2014 - 8:38am
This weekend's stories: Navajo Nation to receive largest payment ever made by the US government; Indigenous groups led largest climate-change march; Rockefeller heirs announce divestment from fossil fuels; Buffalo Treaty signed by tribes in US and Canada; Morongo law enforcement chief named Police Chief of the Year.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

Native News Update September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014 - 9:32am
This weekend's stories: Seattle set to change name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day; UMD offers online bachelor’s program for Masters of Tribal Administration and Governance program; Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington Chapter to honor Muckleshoot Tribe; Yvonne Walker Keshick designated a National Heritage Fellow; Loretta Lynn receives Americana Music Association’s ‘Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting.’

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

Drug Enforcement Administration

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Transportation Security Administration

September 17, 2014 - 5:31am

The History Channel

September 17, 2014 - 5:27am

Teachers College

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Radio Shack

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NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps

September 17, 2014 - 5:13am

Native News Update September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014 - 1:27pm
This weekend's stories: Native American Music Awards set for November; Honoring Apache women; Carlisle Journeys conference focusing on American Indians in show business; ‘LaDonna Harris: Indian 101’ to air to air on PBS in November; Gathering of Nations designated – Top 100 events in North America in 2015

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of

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

September 10, 2014 - 7:07am
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country   
In another dazzling display of culturally entrenched racism against the First Peoples of Turtle Island Ted Nugent called us “Unclean vermin” who “don’t qualify as people”. He went on to say that there is a lunatic fringe of hateful, rotten, dishonest people that hate happy, successful people. Wow.


September 10, 2014 - 4:53am
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