As Buffalo Slaughter Continues, Opposition and Solidarity Grow

  Published February 23, 2017 YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Yellowstone National Park has been filling up livestock trailers nearly every weekday for the past two weeks, cramming them full of wild buffalo and turning them over to tribal entities for shipment to slaughter. Approximately six hundred buffalo — from our own counts taken through spotting […]

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Native American Business Community Hosts Student Symposium

Published February 23, 2017 ALBUQUERQUE – Looking to develop and educate the next generation of Native American business leaders, local businesses, tribes, state government and educators will come together to host the Native American Youth Empowerment Symposium on March 27, 2017. About 150 high school and college students are expected to attend the symposium at the […]

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Relocated Iditarod Start Adds To Event Filled March In Fairbanks

Published February 23, 2017 FAIRBANKS, ALASKA – The 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, also known as “The Last Great Race,” is now scheduled to run from Fairbanks to Nome, moving it closer to the original historic route. March 6, 2017 marks the third time in history the official start of the Iditarod will take […]

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Tohono O’odham Nation Releases Video On Its Opposition To Proposed Border Wall

Published February 22, 2017 SELLS, ARIZONA — The Tohono O’odham Nation has released a video, “There’s No O’odham Word for Wall,” detailing its opposition to the fortified border wall proposed by President Trump’s recent Executive Order. The video also reiterates the Nation’s commitment to continue working with federal, state and local agencies on border security measures with […]

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Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Hoopa Valley Tribe

Published February 22, 2017 HOOPA, CALIFORNIA – On Tuesday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld water releases to the Trinity River to prevent salmon die-off downstream. Since the horrific 2002 salmon kill on the Lower Klamath River, the Bureau of Reclamation has released supplemental water from the Trinity River Reservoir on numerous occasions to […]

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Leech Lake Tribal College Hosts Traditional Snow Snakes Competition

Published February 22, 2017 BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA – On Friday, February 17, a Gooni Ginebik, or traditional Ojibwe Snow Snakes Competition, was held between Cass Lake-Bena and Red Lake middle schools. The competition took place at Diamond Point Park in Bemidji and was hosted by Leech Lake Tribal College with support from Watermark Art Center and […]

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