Sequoyah (Cherokee) to Grace 2017 Native American Dollar Coin Design

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Published December 10, 2016 WASHINGTON— On Friday, December 9, the United States Mint unveiled the one-year-only design that will appear on the reverse of next year’s 2017 Native American dollar. The coin features Sequoyah, who created the Cherokee syllabary. The coin depicts Sequoyah writing “Sequoyah from Cherokee Nation” in syllabary along the border of the design. […]

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Leonard Peltier’s Son, Wahacanka, Walks On While in DC for Peltier Prayer Vigil

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Published December 9, 2016 WASHINGTON — Wahacanka Peltier, the youngest child of imprisoned Leonard Peltier, walked on while on a trip to the nation’s capital where hundreds are gathering this weekend in a prayer vigil to free his father. Wahacanka Peltier was 41. Since his father has been imprisoned for the past 41 years, Wahacanka […]

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Trump to Nominate Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers to be Secretary of the Interior

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Breaking News  Published December 9, 2016 WASHINGTON– The Wall Street Journal is reporting that President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Washington) to serve as secretary of the Interior. The secretary of the Interior is a key role in any presidential administration the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education are housed […]

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Indigenous Environmental Network Encourages Water Protectors to Go Home

Published December 9, 2016 CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA – One of the strongest supporters of the encampments against the Dakota Access pipeline, the Indigenous Environmental Network is encouraging water protectors to leave the camps at Standing Rock. The Indigenous Environmental Network issued the following statement: “We are at a critical moment in this fight against […]

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman Warns Water Protectors of Dangerous Sioux Country Winters

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Published December 8, 2016 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA — Reacting to Sunday’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decision to deny the easement permit on federal properties for the Dakota Access pipeline, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier is asking water protectors to be aware of the harsh realities of Plains winters. In a letter […]

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Congressman Mullin Seeks to Clarify His Statements to Privatize Tribal Lands

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Published December 7, 2016 WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) was a supporter of Donald Trump in his run for the presidency. Mullin (Cherokee) served as co-chair of Trump’s Native American Affairs Coalition, Since Trump won the presidency Mullin has voiced his support to privatize tribal lands to tap into energy products such as oil, […]

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