“Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World” Debuts in New York

Published July 26, 2017  NEW YORK – The award-winning “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World” will debut in New York City tonight at the Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street. This revelatory documentary – an award winner at Sundance Film Festival – brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on […]

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Apply before August 2nd for Native Voices Rising 2017!

Published July 26, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS – Native Voices Rising (NVR) provides general operating support grants to strengthen Native-led organizations in the United States. This grantmaking collaborative between Native Americans in Philanthropy and the Common Counsel Foundation is designed to support organizing, advocacy and civic engagement in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities. To-date a total of nearly $410,000 has been […]

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New York Governor Cuomo Permanently Expands Tribal Police Jurisdiction

Published July 26, 2017 AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council and Police Commission has learned that New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation yesterday that permanently expands the jurisdiction of the Tribal Police Department. The bill recognizes the authority of the tribal police in an area that has always been recognized […]

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Navajo Nation Leaders to Chief Manuelito Scholars: Education is Key to the Future

Published July 26, 2017 SAN JUAN COLLEGE – Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez attended the 2017 Chief Manuelito Scholarship Award Ceremony, imparting to the scholars that continuing education is the key to the future. “This generation has the great opportunity to conceptualize solutions in ways that have never been thought of […]

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Living Ritual International Indigenous Performing Arts Festival Kicks off tonight July 25th and runs until July 27th

Published July 25, 2017 TORONTO – The Living Ritual – International Indigenous Performing Arts Festival – taking place in Tkaronto (Toronto) at Harbourfront Centre’s Fleck Dance Theatre kicks off tonight and runs until July 27. Read about it here in the Toronto Star. Produced by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, one of Canada’s leading performing arts companies, the festival creates space […]

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Benefit Gala Honors Contributions To Native, Feminist & Avant-Garde Theatre

Published July 25, 2017  NEW YORK —Spiderwoman Theater, beloved stalwart of New York’s downtown theatre scene, will celebrate 40 years of remarkable performances with a gala celebration at the landmark East Village venue La MaMa on Tuesday, September 19. The evening’s festivities will culminate in a spirited dance-party by acclaimed First Nations electronic group A Tribe Called Red. The […]

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