Published March 23, 2017 AKWESASNE — Sixty-eight miles of fiber connects the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s territory to important broadband infrastructure built by Mohawk Networks, a tribally-owned enterprise that is rapidly deploying high-speed Internet to previously unserved communities in Northern New York. On Enniskó:wa/March 21, 2017, Tribal Sub-Chief Michael Conners presented testimony before the U.S. […]
Published March 22, 2017 Campaign marked by new video contest for youth KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA – First Nations teens and the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) have announced a new smoking prevention campaign aimed at preventing the use of commercial tobacco among First Nations youth aged 13-16. The campaign was officially launched earlier this week […]
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Published March 22, 2017 TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation selected 10 cyclists for its 2017 Remember the Removal Bike Ride this June. The ride allows young Cherokees to retrace the northern route of the Trail of Tears by bicycle. The 10 cyclists, ages 16-24, started training in February for the 950-mile journey that spans […]
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Published March 21, 2017 NIOBRARA, NEBRASKA – The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and citizens of the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma will honor their past and celebrate where they are today through the upcoming Ponca Remembrance Walk. The 282-mile walk will begin with a ceremony April 29 in Niobrara and will conclude May 11 in Barneston. […]
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Published March 21, 2017 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA — In recent years, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® has garnered significant attention for innovative new initiatives like the RedCan graffiti jam, the Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Lakota Arts Institute, and the teen internship program. Yet the nonprofit organization’s perhaps most significant efforts actually take place in the […]
Published March 21, 2017 CANNONBALL, NORTH DAKOTA — A major bank financing the Dakota Access Pipeline has announced on Monday it has sold off its share of loan debt for the controversial pipeline. Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II applauded the move by the Netherlands-based ING, a global financial institution based in Amsterdam with […]
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