The 17th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Announces Festival Award Winners 

Published October 23, 2017 TORONTO – On Sunday, October 22, 2017 at imagineNATIVE’s Awards Presentation at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, the esteemed Sun Jury and Moon Jury considered film, video, audio, and digital media works from Canadian and international Indigenous artists to select winners in over a dozen categories with over $42,500 in cash prizes and in-kind […]

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Udall Amendments to Budget Resolution Would Protect Indian Country from Harmful GOP Budget

Published October 23, 2017 WASHINGTON — Last Thursday, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, announced that he has filed several amendments to the Senate Republicans’ fiscal year 2018 budget resolution to protect Native communities and programs that are vital to Indian Country. The deceptive Republican budget bill would slash billions […]

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Four Winds Casino Resort Employees Donate Over $10K to Hurricane Relief Efforts

Published October 22, 2017 Casino contributes additional money, creating donation of $25k NEW BUFFALO, MICHIGAN – The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce an employee donation fund established to support ongoing hurricane relief efforts has topped $10,400. Four Winds Casino Resort also contributed to the effort, resulting in a […]

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Progress for Maine Launches New Ad Highlighting Historic Partnership With The Aroostook Band of Micmacs

Published October 21, 2017 Maine Indian tribe supports York County gaming and entertainment center that will provide a major economic boost to the tribe and the state PORTLAND, MAINE – Progress for Maine announced today the launch of a new ad highlighting the Aroostook Band of Micmacs’ support for Yes on Question 1, which would create $45 million in new […]

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Ashlynne Mike’s Murderer & Rapist Receives a Life Sentence with No Chance of Parole

Published October 21, 2017 ALBUQUERQUE – On Friday, the U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico, sentenced Tom Begaye Jr. to life in prison for the murder and sexual assault of 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike. President Russell Begaye attended the sentencing and said the Navajo Nation has mourned the loss of Mike ever since learning of […]

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American Indian College Fund Awards Four Tribal College & University Faculty Members Mellon Career Enhancement Fellowships

Published October 21, 2017 DENVER – Since 2004, the American Indian College Fund has awarded the Mellon Career Enhancement Fellowship to deserving tribal college and university (TCU) faculty who are in the final stages of their doctoral programs to complete the writing process of their dissertations. The $40,000 fellowship allows faculty to reduce their teaching and […]

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