Leonard Peltier Has to Wait Six Months for Another CAT Scan to Measure Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

No Surgery: Peltier told his aneurysm must get bigger Published February 7, 2016 COLEMAN, FLORIDA — Afflicted and suffering with an abdominal aortic aneurysm, Leonard Peltier (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians) was transported on January 29, 2016 by van to a healthcare facility approximately two hours from Coleman U.S. Penitentiary I in Coleman, Florida. […]

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DiCaprio’s Art Imitates Life for the Pawnee in Real Grizzly Fight

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Published February 6, 2016 “Tell them the Pawnee Nation means business,” interim Vice President Adrian Spottedhorsechief declared after the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma committed to join the effort of Tribal Nations in both the US and Canada to protect and preserve the sacred Yellowstone grizzly bear. Within weeks, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) […]

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Refs Reverse Ban on Traditional Navajo Hair Bun

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Published February 6, 2016 FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA—The Flagstaff Lady Eagles basketball team will be allowed to wear their hair in the traditional Navajo tsiyeel at future games, the Arizona Interscholastic Association said Thursday. A referee’s decision at the team’s Tuesday game against Greenway to have the players take out the traditional buns and put their hair in […]

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CDC: Pregnant Women At Risk of Exposing Their Baby to Alcohol

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Published February 6, 2016 ATLANTA — An estimated 3.3 million women between the ages of 15 and 44 years are at risk of exposing their developing baby to alcohol because they are drinking, sexually active, and not using birth control to prevent pregnancy, according to the latest CDC Vital Signs report released today. The report also […]

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