Longest Walk 5.2 Visits With Horizonte High School; A School in Salt Lake City, Utah That Gives Students A Second Chance

Published March 25, 2017 SALT LAKE CITY –  The Longest Walk 5.2, on its cross country trip from San Francisco to Washington D.C., stopped at Horizonte High School, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to share their culture and message about the  path of freedom from drugs and domestic violence with students. Horizonte is a non-traditional […]

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Actress Shailene Woodley Enters Plea in Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Charges

Published March 25, 2017 MANDAN, NORTH DAKOTA – Actress Shailene Woodley signed a plea agreement on Friday, March 24, 2017, to disorderly conduct for her part in the Dakota Access pipeline protest near Standing Rock last October. The “Divergent” star has been a supporter of the Standing Rock water protectors since last August. As part […]

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Ponca Tribe Reacts to Trump Administration’s Keystone XL Pipeline Approval

Published March 25, 2017 NIOBRARA, NEBRASKA – The Trump administration on Friday approved the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. The approval by the U.S. State Department grants TransCanada, a Canadian company, to construct the 1,700 pipeline. The approval overturns the Obama administration’s denial to grant a permit 16 months ago. Despite Friday’s approval, there is not legal […]

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Osage Museum Curator Selected for Fellowship

Published March 25, 2017 PAWHUSKA, OKLAHOMA – Osage Nation Museum (ONM) Curator Hallie Winter was selected among several hundreds to receive a fellowship to attend the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Annual Meeting and Museum Expo in St. Louis, MO, from May 7, 2017 to May 10, 2017. Attending the event is critical to the progressive […]

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Cherokee Nation Awards Record $5M to Public Schools

Published March 25, 2017 TULSA, OKLAHOMA — The Cherokee Nation gave a record $5 million to 107 school districts during the tribe’s annual Public School Appreciation Day Friday, providing a boost in revenue to many schools struggling under the weight of state budget cuts. The Cherokee Nation sells tribal car tags and allocates 38 percent […]

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Meth Related Convictions Lead to Banishments on Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation

Published March 24, 2017 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA – It has been almost two years since the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Council passed Resolution 182-2015-CR, banning tribal members and other individuals who have been convicted of dealing methamphetamine (meth) from the reservation in an effort to crack down on the meth epidemic rampant on Cheyenne River […]

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