Urban Native Era, Native American College Students and Activists Caravan to Democratic National Convention

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Native Vote Published July 24, 2016 PHILADELPHIA – The Urban Native Era media team, directed by Joey Montoya (Lipan Apache), Native American college students, and a group of celebrity activists formed a six-vehicle caravan journey in order to attend the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and join the “It’s Up To Us” Movement. The caravans have left […]

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Lunchtime Discussion Showcases the Legacy of Cherokee Nation Principal Chief John Ross

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Public invited to brown bag discussion on August 2 Published July 25, 2016 TAHLEQUAH – Join Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism in honoring the legacy of Cherokee Nation Principal Chief John Ross at the John Ross Museum on August 2. The one-hour discussion begins at noon and will be led by Amanda Pritchett, historical interpreter of […]

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Navajo Nation Council Appalled of Decision to Not Press Charges against Winslow Police Officer Shipley

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Published July 24, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – Members of the Navajo Nation Council are disappointed and appalled by Friday’s announcement by the Maricopa County Attorney’s office that Winslow police officer Austin Shipley will not face criminal charges in the shooting death of 27-year-old Loreal Tsingine – a member of the Navajo Nation. Tsingine was gunned […]

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#NATIVEVOTE16: Trump’s Metaphor: I Will Break Treaties

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Published July 24, 2016 Mark Trahant / TrahantReports Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president Thursday. “Here, at our convention, there will be no lies,” he said. “We will honor the American people with the truth, and nothing else.” And one of those truths: An extrordinary promise to break treaties. That’s the […]

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Medicine Woman Available on DVD

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Published July 24, 2016 “Medicine Woman” interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America’s first Native doctor, Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915). Dr. Picotte studied medicine at a time when few women dared. She graduated first in her class and returned home to serve as doctor to her […]

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No Salmon at Klamath Salmon Festival

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  Published July 24, 2016 KLAMATH, CALIFORNIA — For the first time in the event’s 54-year history, the Yurok Tribe had to remove salmon from the menu at this year’s Klamath Salmon Festival, because of the record low fish run. “This was a very difficult decision. We hope that all festival attendees understand that this […]

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Applications available for Chickasaw Princess Pageant

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Published July 24, 2016 ADA, OKLAHOMA – The Chickasaw Nation is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Chickasaw Princess Pageant. Applications must be submitted by August 26. Chickasaw Princess candidates must be 17 to 25 years of age to compete, while Chickasaw Junior Princess candidates must be 12 to 16 years of age and Little […]

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