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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 IndianCountryTV.com.

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.

VISION MAKER MEDIA DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

September 10, 2014 - 4:53am
Associated with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Assist in organizing, implementing and supporting annual giving/membership (with strong emphasis on fundraising support and donor development) along with cultivation. Assist with regional and national events.

The TAT Elbowoods Memorial Health Center

September 9, 2014 - 7:35am
Human Resource Department is currently recruiting for the following positions (Please ask to see job descriptions or visit MHA Nation website: www.mhanation.com)

Administration Office
Chief Executive Officer $D.O.Q/D.O.E      (Open July 8, 2014, Until Filled)
Administrator Officer                             (Open July 23, 2014, Until Filled)

Business Office
Health System Specialist $D.O.Q/D.O.E.
Patient Billing Support $D.O.Q/D.O.E        (Open July 23rd, 2014, Open Until Filled)

Native News Update September 5, 2014

September 4, 2014 - 10:37am
This weekend's stories: Alaska Native artifacts returned; Dream Diné Charter School opens; Mitchelene Big Man honored at the White House; Cherokee Nation honors citizens and organizations at State of the Nation Awards Banquet; “The Life, Blood and Rhythm of Randy Castillo” to open Red Nation Film Festival.

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

Native News Update August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 - 9:20am
This weekend's stories: Sherrick Roanhorse appointed chairman of Native American Homelessness Task Force; Gail Sadler’s mission to honor remains in Winslow Indian Cemetery; Kashia Band of Pomo Indians taking big steps into the electric vehicle world; National Museum of the American Indian celebrates 10th anniversary; USA Today poll on 10 Best Native American Experiences.

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

Native News Update August 22, 2014

August 22, 2014 - 10:22am
This weekend's stories: Navajo Nation bans the use of commercial tobacco products from executive branch facilities; Oglala Sioux build new state-of-the-art public safety campus; Strengthening food security on Nevada’s Indian reservations; AISES receives $1.5 million grant from NSF; “Winter in the Blood”, a new film based on a novel by James Welch.

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

Native News Update August 15, 2014

August 15, 2014 - 10:32am
This weekend's stories:  Targets spray painted and shot at near Native American rock art site; Native Americans in Oklahoma form technology council; Indiana Gov. appoints members to the Native American Indiana Affairs Commission; RES comes to Wisconsin; Robby Romero releases single with Robert Mirabal.

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

Native News Update August 8, 2014

August 7, 2014 - 9:37am
This weekend's stories:  Task force formed to address Native American homelessness in Albuquerque, NM; Wisconsin Tribes won’t appoint mining board member; Shoni Schimmel and her family host basketball clinic for Native youth in Oklahoma after Atlanta Dream victory over Tulsa Shock; Mohegan Sun acquires NLL’s Philadelphia Wings; Nebraska’s U.S. senators push to designate Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail.

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

Native News Update August 1, 2014

August 1, 2014 - 9:22am
This weekend's stories:  Lenape Nation continues tradition with ‘Treaty of Renewed Friendship’; U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp unveiled website for Native American veterans; Water Rights conference held in Rapid City, South Dakota; Native American language bill heads to Senate floor; ‘Project 562’ by Matika Wilbur.

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

Native News Update July 18, 2014

July 18, 2014 - 4:56am
This weekend's stories: Santa Ysabel launches online poker room; Seneca Nation makes commitment to use only indigenous plants and trees; Mike Hoeft release new book, “The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin” ; “The Dinosaur Experiment” starring Jana Mashonee released on Redbox; Shoni Schimmel’s No. 23 Atlanta Dream jersey top seller in WNBA.

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

Native News Update July 11, 2014

July 11, 2014 - 8:11am
This weekend's stories: North Dakota pipeline leaks 1 million gallons of saltwater; Amazon tribe makes first contact with outside world; Vancleave Live Oak Choctaws receive state and local recognition; Blackfeet launch language website; Casting call for “Te Ata” film.

Austin Police Department

July 11, 2014 - 4:19am

RezStyle – Hattie Kauffman with host Kimberlie Acosta

July 2, 2014 - 11:48pm
RezStyle with host Kimberlie Acosta talking with Emmy-award winning news correspondent and first-time author Hattie Kauffman on her book, Falling into Place – A Memoir of Overcoming.  Hattie, who is from the Nez Perce Reservation, is the first Native American to ever file a report on a national network news broadcast.

Proposed DBE plan and goals: Public Notice of Federal Fiscal Year 2015-2017

June 30, 2014 - 1:44am
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) announces the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2015 proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Annual Participation goals for contractible opportunities administered through WisDOT and funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).

Pow Wow in the Penokees (Sorta)

June 28, 2014 - 5:14am
We went to record the 1st Annual Pow wow in the Penokees at the public campgrounds on Moore Park Road near the site of one of the world's largest proposed mining projects. All 11 tribes in Wisconsin oppose the project as well as 75% of those in nearby Ashland County and the Bad River Ojibwe Reservation.

Native News Update June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014 - 6:43am
This weekend's stories: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing held in D.C.; Canada’s Supreme Court finds in favor of the Tsilhqot’in; Brad Pitt’s “Make it Right” to build homes on Fort Peck; Phillip Coon, survivor of Bataan Death March, passes away; Henry Jake Arquette wins 2014 National Heritage Fellowship.

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

June 25, 2014 - 4:09am
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country    
My dear readers it must be very obvious that I love to laugh tell stories and joke and tease. I love other people who do that too and it is they whom I seek and I ignore the haters. This is my world and I get to say who’s in it.

Standing up against a corporate mining project

June 22, 2014 - 12:34pm

By Nick Vander Puy
Photos by DKakkak
Moore Park Road, Iron County, WI

Last spring when the Harvest Education Learning Project (HELP)  in the Penokees of Northern Wisconsin got going to create awareness of the impact of iron ore mining we’d often walk down Moore Park Road to the Tyler Forks River past a log cabin  hunting camp. We’d look down the driveway at a lift for raising deer, hundreds of maple trees, a maple sugar shack, burner and flat pan next to modest log cabin with some solar panels and a genuine Finnish sauna.

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