Peaceful Prayer at Dakota Access Pipeline Disrupted by Police

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Published September 29, 2916 MORTON COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA – This past  Sunday morning, September 25, was cold and windy, and after several days of rain stopped, about 300 protectors from Oceti Sakowin, Red Warrior, and Sacred Stone camps along with other supporters from surrounding camps, decided that strong prayers were needed at the site where construction […]

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National Congress of American Indians Issues Policy Statement to Obama Administration over Standing Rock

Published August 31, 2016 WASHINGTON –  On August 29, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) sent a letter to President Obama and Jo-Ellen Darcy, the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) expressing the organizations official position on the Dakota Access Pipeline. “NCAI respectfully requests that the Administration halt the Dakota Access Pipeline’s easement to […]

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San Francisco Bay Area American Indian Community Rallies to Say #NoDAPL

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Published August 28, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — On Wednesday, August 24, the of day the preliminary injunction hearing in Washington D.C., some 400 American Indians and their supporters gathered in front of the San Francisco Federal Building to add their prayers, hearts and minds to those protectors and defenders of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. […]

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Northeastern Tribes Travel to the Northwest to Join the 2016 Paddle to Nisqually

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Published August 1, 2016 SEATTLE — On July 24, 2016 ten to twelve paddlers from coastal Algonquin indigenous communities participated in the 2016 Paddle to Nisqually Tribal Canoe Journey in Washington. Their stated intention was to help in coastal healing and for awareness of environmental and community needs. They want to learn how regional coastal […]

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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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Intertribal Friendship House Celebrates 60th Anniversary

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Published February 1, 2016 OAKLAND — “Community is Good Medicine” was the theme for the 60th Anniversary celebration of Intertribal Friendship House in Oakland, California. Approximately 800 Bay area members of the American Indian community celebrated the milestone with a live and silent auction, emceed by noted actor/artist Michael Horse, a dance presentation by the Medicine […]

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