Textbook Donation Provides Invaluable Learning Environment for Pojoaque Valley Students

Published August 16, 2017 Pueblo of Pojoaque Donates $20,000 to School District for State-of-the-Art Books SANTA FE – The mission of the Pojoaque Valley School District is to improve teaching and learning every day, and thanks to a generous gift from the Pueblo of Pojoaque, that is exactly what’s taking place as the 2017-2018 school year […]

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Menonminee Tribe Chairmen to Speak in Chicago

Published August 15, 2017 Water at Risk: Tribal Leaders’ Perspective CHICAGO – Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II and Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin Chairman Gary Besaw are part of a discussion on water rights Lincoln Hall at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law on Thursday, August 17, 2017 in Chicago. Archambault received national press press during […]

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What are Our Lives Worth? Standing Rock & Charlottesville

Guest Commentary Published August 15, 2017   Full Disclosure I am the third of six children, now ranging in age from 54 to 66. We fall on every aspect of the political spectrum and we all identify differently between our Native and Caucasian blood. Of the six, I identify most strongly with the Native blood […]

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Wendy Helgemo Appointed Director of Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy

  Published August 15, 2017 Former senior advisor on Indian affairs to Sen. Harry Reid will lead AT&T-funded center for research and advocacy. WASHINGTON—Wendy Helgemo has joined the George Washington University as inaugural director of the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy (CIPP), a GW-based research and advocacy center established in February that provides […]

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Navajo Nation Council Honors Veterans on Navajo Code Talkers Day

Published August 15, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – Speaker LoRenzo Bates (Nenahnezad, Newcomb, San Juan, Tiis Tsoh Sikaad, Tse’Daa’Kaan, Upper Fruitland) along with several members of the Navajo Nation Council honored the Navajo Code Talkers on Monday during the annual recognition event, which also commemorated the 75th Anniversary of the Navajo Code Talkers Association. The event […]

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2017-18 Little Cherokee Ambassadors Crowned

Published August 15, 2017 TAHLEQUAH — Salina Elementary School fifth-grader Leah Gardner was crowned Saturday as the 2017-18 Little Cherokee Ambassador in the 10-12 age category. Nearly 20 Cherokee children competed in three age divisions at the Tahlequah Armory Municipal Center. The competition kicks off the 65th Annual Cherokee National Holiday, which runs this upcoming […]

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