Cherokee Nation Donates $5,000 to Help with New Facility for Boys & Girls Club of Nowata

Published January 19, 2018 TAHLEQUAH — A $5,000 donation from Cherokee Nation to the Boys & Girls Club of Nowata is helping provide the community with a new, modern facility that will be used for years to come. Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Tribal Councilor Dick Lay, of Ochelata, recently visited […]

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American Indian College Fund Announces Three Program Recipients for Three-Year Environmental Design & Stewardship Program to Restore Native Knowledge

Published January 19, 2018 DENVER — Groundwater contamination, erosion, lack of access to healthy foods, and poor air quality are just some of the environmental concerns facing American Indian communities across the United States. Yet Indigenous people have long held specialized knowledge that can lead to unique solutions to these challenges. The American Indian College […]

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Standing Rock Water Protector Red Fawn Fallis Back in Jail after Thursday Arrest

Published January 18, 2018 FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA — Red Fawn Fallis, the woman arrested for allegedly firing three shots at Standing Rock during a confrontation with law enforcement in October 2016, is back in jail on Thursday night. Fallis, who reportedly will enter a plea agreement on Monday for the 2016 incident at Standing Rock, […]

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American Indian Science and Engineering Society Honors Two Sandia Employees

Published January 18, 2018 ALBUQUERQUE — Sandia National Laboratories researcher Ginger Hernandez and Tribal Government Program manager Laurence Brown have been honored by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society for their career accomplishments. Hernandez is the recipient of the AISES Technical Excellence Award and Brown has received the Government Partner Service Award. The Technical Excellence Award winner […]

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Native American Author/Tribal Judge Selected as Spring 2018 Inouye Chair

Published January 18, 2018 HONOLULU, HAWAII – Walter Echo-Hawk, a Native American attorney, tribal judge, author and law professor who has represented native tribes on important legal issues involving indigenous rights, has been named the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa spring 2018 Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals. As a former staff attorney […]

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FDLTCC Hosts Third Annual Beekeeping Workshop

Published January 18, 2018 CLOQUET, MINNESOTA – Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, in partnership with the Northeast Minnesota Beekeepers Association, is hosting a day-long workshop called “Beekeeping and More!” on Saturday, February 17, 2018, for anyone interested in learning about beekeeping as a hobby or as a commercial enterprise. The Symposium will open at […]

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