Onondaga Nation Education Advisory Committee Addresses LaFayette School Board

Published July 21, 2017 LA FAYETTE, NEW YORK — Gaweñnahawi’s, the recently formalized Onondaga Nation Education Advisory Committee, addressed the LaFayette School Board for the first time tonight, bringing hopes, concerns, and guidelines for effective consultation.  The Committee was convened in June to address the many problems faced by the Onondaga Nation School, which is […]

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Sherman Alexie & Stephen Graham Jones Return to The IAIA Summer Readers Gathering: July 22 – 29, 2017

Published July 21, 2017 SANTA FE – The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing program presents The 2017 Summer Readers Gathering — July 22 – 29, 2017. Readings will take place each night beginning at 6:00 pm in the Auditorium in the Library and Technology Center (LTC) on the […]

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Vision Maker Media Congratulates Public Media Interns

Published July 21, 2017 LINCOLN, NEBRASKA –  Vision Maker Media announces recipients of public media internships for Native American students. Students are selected based on their multimedia and written samples and grade point average. With major funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the purpose of Vision Maker Media’s internship program is to increase opportunities for American […]

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Cherokee Nation Summer Youth Employment Program Finds Jobs for 726 Participants 

  Published July 21, 2017 Youth earn a potential collective $1.6M in summer wages TAHLEQUAH —The Cherokee Nation has helped Cherokee youth earn a collective $1.6 million in potential summer wages. The Cherokee Nation Summer Youth Employment Program placed 726 Native youth in jobs in June and July, helping them gain valuable work experience and […]

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US District Court Rules in Navajo Nation’s Favor: Calls San Juan County Remedial Districts Unconstitutional

Published July 20, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – On Friday, July 14th the United States District Court for the District of Utah once again ruled in favor of the Navajo Nation and confirmed that the electoral districts of San Juan County are illegally drawn based on race and thus violate the United States Constitution. In its […]

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Oregon Tribes Latest to Hire Dental Therapists to Stem Oral Health Crisis

Published July 20, 2017 One-fifth of Indian Health Service Dental Positions Remain Vacant  COOS BAY, OREGON-The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) this week became the first in Oregon to join the dental therapy movement, hiring dental therapist and CTCLUSI member, Naomi Petrie to provide oral health services in the community. […]

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