Interior Deputy Secretary Connor to Host Listening Session on Land Buy-Back Program

Published March 3, 2016 WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of the Interior Deputy Secretary Michael L. Connor will host a Listening Session on March 3, 2016, in Albuquerque, New Mexico to hear directly from tribal leaders and individual landowners on the progress of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program). Deputy Secretary Connor will be […]

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Santa Fe Indian Market Updates its Jurying Criteria to Increase Transparency and Equitability

Santa Fe Indian Market Jurors’ Review this Year’s Artist Applications Using New Criteria and Award Booth Spaces at the 95th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market Published March 2, 2016 SANTA FE — Santa Fe Indian Market, the world’s oldest and most prestigious juried Indian art market, has been the benchmark for quality and authenticity for close […]

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Senators will celebrate National Women’s History Month by Recognizing American Indian Women Change Makers from Indian Country

Published March 2, 2016 WASHINGTON — Senators Jon Tester and Heidi Heitkamp will celebrate National Women’s History Month by honoring Native American women change makers who have made significant contributions to Indian Country and the entire nation. “Native American women have helped shaped this nation and their contributions to society are a rich part of […]

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CNAY Celebrates 2016 Champions for Change

Published March 1, 2016 WASHINGTON — In February, the Center for Native American Youth announced its fourth class of Champions for Change. These five young Native leaders are working to address critical issues in their communities and changing perceptions of young people in Indian Country. The 2016 class of Champions for Change includes Brayden White (St. Regis […]

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Groundbreaking Conference Planned to Expand Health Policy Advocacy in Indian Country

“Fertile Ground II” is an outcome of recent historic philanthropic roundtable on Indian nutrition  Published March 1, 2016 MINNEAPOLIS – The American Heart Association (AHA) and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) are co-sponsoring a major convening to explore opportunities to advance policy work relating to nutrition, food access, and other work to improve health outcomes […]

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Vision Maker Media Partners with Creative Capital to Offer Free March Webinars to Indigenous Filmmakers

Published March 1, 2016 LINCOLN — Through a partnership with Creative Capital, Indigenous filmmakers are eligible to participate in key webinars at no cost. Creative Capital helps artists acquire skills that enhance their capacity for creative and professional success through access to advisers, consultants, business and financial planning, and other career development opportunities. This partnership allows Indigenous […]

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