Published October 27, 2016 LAS VEGAS – Inspiring 73-year-old powerlifter and Oneida Indian Nation member Ray Fougnier recently set three new world records and became the 2016 AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) World Powerlifting Champion for his division at the Sept. 23-25 event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fougnier won his class championship by bench-pressing 198.42 pounds […]
Published October 26, 2016 CROWNPOINT, NEW MEXICO – Navajo Technical University (NTU) announced the hiring of alumni JD Kinlacheeny as the university’s new catering coordinator where he will be responsible for organizing all outside and in-house catering requests from NTU’s Food Services and Culinary Arts and Baking programs. Kinlacheeny has been working with Navajo Tech […]
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Published October 25, 2016 LOS ANGELES – The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s Chairman Harold Frazier met with President Obama at a round table event held in Los Angeles today at a private home in Beverly Hills. Due to the magnitude of the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Chairman Frazier addressed the need for a full Environmental […]
Annual event recognizes contributions to Cherokee culture Published October 25, 2016 TAHLEQUAH – The Cherokee Heritage Center recently hosted its annual SevenStar Gala on October 22, 2016 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa. Three prestigious awards were given throughout the night to recognize those who promote the Cherokee National Historical Society’s mission to […]
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Published October 25, 2016 WINDOW ROCK — The Navajo Land Department approves a plot of land for Navajo Head Start to build a central administrative building. Mike Halona, Navajo Land Department Manager, writes to Sharon Henderson Singer, Assistant Superintendent of Navajo Head Start, “Enclosed for your information and use is an approved land withdrawal for Navajo […]
Published October 23, 2016 LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – Just in time for Native American Heritage Month in November, Vision Maker Media presents five new films that celebrate the accomplishments of Native peoples in the areas of medicine, math and energy empowerment. The films provide historical context as well as modern insight on key issues affecting Native […]