Rep. Grijalva: Trump Must Explain Why Rural America, not Mexico, is Paying for His Border Wall – And Whether He’s Building it in Mexico

Published March 30, 2017 WASHINGTON – Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) is calling on President Trump to explain why his budget plan forces rural and Native American communities to pay for his border wall rather than following through on his false promise to make Mexico pay for it. Grijalva also called on Trump to provide […]

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Interior Secretary Zinke Takes Immediate Action to Advance American Energy Independence

Published March 30, 2017 WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed two secretarial orders to advance American energy independence. The Secretary’s orders foster responsible development of coal, oil, gas, and renewable energy on federal and Tribal lands and initiate review of agency actions directed by President Trump’s executive order entitled “Promoting Energy […]

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Advances Five Bills on Wednesday

Published March 29, 2017 Improvements for Indian Veterans Care Clears Committee WASHINGTON – Today, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA) passed the following five pieces of legislation at its business meeting: ·         S. 304, the Tribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act; ·         S. 343, the Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation with Tribes Act […]

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Cherokee Nation Uses $10,000 from Special Projects Fund for Sequoyah County Schools

  Published March 29, 2017 ROLAND, OKLAHOMA— Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilor Bryan Warner, Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden and Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. recently presented both Roland Public Schools and Central Public Schools a $5,000 check. The tribe donated the money from its special projects fund. Projects funded through the special projects fund are […]

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Watermark Art Center Presents Anishinaabe Exhibit and Workshops during Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail

Published March 29, 2017 BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA – Watermark Art Center will host three workshops and one exhibit centered around Ojibwe traditional and contemporary fiber art during this year’s Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail, held April 21-22. Friday & Saturday, April 21-22 There will be a bead work exhibit at Watermark, 516 Beltrami Ave, featuring […]

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Twin Arrows Ranked Number One for Grand Canyon Travel

Published March 29, 2017 Out of 72 Hotels, US News Ranks Twin Arrows Casino Resort the Top Destination FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA – Brian Parrish, Interim CEO of The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (Navajo Gaming), is pleased to announce the ranking of Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort  as number one out of 72 northern Arizona hotels for […]

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