Brown University Faculty Designates Fall Holiday as Indigenous People’s Day

The faculty of Brown University has voted to designate the second Monday in October as Indigenous People’s Day. Modifications to the University’s academic calendar require a faculty vote. In April 2009, the faculty renamed Columbus Day as the Fall Weekend holiday. Published February 3, 2016 PROVIDENCE— At its monthly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, the […]

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Wounded Warriors Family Support Announces New Program to Benefit Native American Veterans

Published February 4, 2016 OMAHA—Wounded Warriors Family Support has launched a new program to support Native American veterans who need transportation and transition assistance on their reservations. Wounded Warriors Family Support has teamed with the Office of Tribal Government Relations at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on the new Native American Veterans Support, Transition and Resources […]

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Shooting on Rosebud Indian Reservation Results in Injured Tribal Officer and Suspect Dead

Published February 3, 2016 ROSEBUD INDIAN RESERVATION — A shooting on the Rosebud Indian Reservation on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 has left a suspect dead. The FBI’s regional office in Minneapolis confirmed that there was a shooting on Wednesday morning involving an unidentified shooter and a tribal officer resulted in the officer injured and the […]

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Art Collectors Charles and Valerie Diker, Native American Art Scholar David Penney to Speak in Masters Series in Toledo

Published February 3, 2016 TOLEDO, OHIO – For over four decades Charles and Valerie Diker have been ardent collectors and supporters of Native American art, encouraging the appreciation of these objects for the pure aesthetic pleasures they provide and for their cultural value. Their collection of Native American art, one of the largest and most […]

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NTU’s Center for Digital Technology Extends Its Expertise and Reach to the Local Community

  Published February 3, 2016 CROWNPOINT, NEW MEXICO – Over the past five years, NTU’s B.A.S. degree program in Digital Manufacturing has been gaining a national reputation for its work in three dimensional modeling and manufacturing, while the program’s Center for Digital Technology has been obtaining a local reputation for its work within the community. The […]

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Indian Country Tourism featured at National Travel Exchange for First Time

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association presented American Indian tourism opportunities for first time at National Tour Association’s National Convention Published February 3, 2016 ATLANTA – Yesteday, at the annual Travel Exchange, hosted by the National Tour Association (NTA) in Atlanta, Georgia, American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association Executive Director Camille Ferguson presented at the […]

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