California Endowment to Host Event on the Health and Resilience of Native Americans in Los Angeles and to Encourage the Next Generation of Leaders

Published November 3, 2016 LOS ANGELES – The power of Los Angeles’ Native American community will be highlighted on Thursday, November 3, at an event hosted by The California Endowment. Advocates and artists, many of whom have taken part in the struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline, will share their experiences with young people and encourage […]

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Interior Department Taps Experienced Leaders for Key Positions in Indian Affairs and Education 

Jewell, Roberts thank Mike Black – the longest-serving BIA Director – for his service to Indian Country and continued service in senior role Published November 3, 2016 WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Lawrence S. Roberts, who leads the Office of the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs, today announced […]

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Osage Nation Museum Presents Mobile Museum during Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month Published November 1, 2016 PAWHUSKA, OKLAHOMA —The Osage Nation Museum is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Mobile Museum.  In honor of Native American Heritage month the Osage Nation Museum has a traveling exhibit of items from our permanent collection displayed in the Osage Nation Child Care’s Resource on […]

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Cherokee Nation Screens 23,000 for Hepatitis C

  Published November 1, 2016 TAHLEQUAH – The Cherokee Nation has screened 23,000 Native American patients for hepatitis C, a year after becoming the first tribe in the nation to launch a hepatitis C elimination project with assistance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Last fall, the Cherokee Nation announced its study, […]

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Gila River Indian Community Disappointed at Federal Judge’s Ruling

Community leaders considering legal options in lawsuit that argues state, federal agencies violated law in approving Loop 202 freeway extension Published October 31, 2016 SACATON, ARIZONA – The Gila River Indian Community and Gov. Stephen R. Lewis have expressed their deep disappointment at a ruling late last week by U.S. District Judge Diane Humetewa, who […]

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Ghost Suppers – Part of Ottawa Tradition & Culture Still Alive

HARBOR SPRINGS, MICHIGAN – The following two glimpses into the Ottawa (Odawa) tradition and culture of commemorating the ancestors who have walked on during annual Ghost Suppers, held annually during the first week of November, were written in 1943 and 1992, respectively. The first glimpse was written by Chief Fred Ettawageshik, who passed in 1969 […]

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