USD Professor Named President of American Indian Studies Association

Published March 30, 2016 VERMILLION, SOUTH DAKOTA — Elise Boxer, Ph.D., assistant professor of history and Native American studies at the University of South Dakota, was recently elected president of the American Indian Studies Association. “I am excited to contribute to the field of Native American and American Indian studies,” Boxer said of her one-year […]

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The Cheyenne River Youth Project Will Kick Off Spring “Book2Movie” Club on April 5

Published March 30, 2016 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA — On Tuesday, April 5, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will kick off its seven-week Spring Book2Movie Club at the Cokata Wiconi (“Center of Life”) teen center and The Main youth center. Club members will meet in the Cokata Wiconi and Main libraries every Tuesday and Thursday […]

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Navajo Nation President Supports Economic Development Based in Sovereignty through Inter-tribal Networking

Published March 30, 2016 LAS VEGAS-In building American Indian economies, tribes need to embrace their identity as nations, not minorities or federal programs, and be recognized as such by the federal government said Navajo Nation President Begaye during his keynote address at the National RES luncheon last week in Las Vegas. The president’s keynote address […]

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Sandia Pueblo Youth Lead Runners into Tesuque with Strength, Prayer, and Honor

On Monday, March 28, 2016 the run team of The Longest Walk 5 took to the high desert of Sandia Pueblo through Tesuque. The Longest Walk 5, War on Drugs and Domestic Violence, had to continue forward through Santa Ana Reservation, Algodones, Pueblo of San Felipe, Service Road 841, NM interstate 16, 25N, then on […]

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Launched: Klamath Basin Digital Food Security Library

  Published March 29, 2016 ORLEANS, CALIFORNIA – As one of the seven collaborators in the Food Security Project for the Mid-Klamath region, the Department of Natural Resources is proud to announce the March 23 launch of the Sípnuuk Digital Library, Archives and Museum. This collection was developed as part of a broad food security initiative […]

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Cherokee Nation Bringing 175 Jobs, More Entertainment to Grove

Cherokee Nation Entertainment breaks ground on new entertainment destination near Monkey Island Published March 29, 2016 GROVE, OKLAHOMA – The Cherokee Nation and Cherokee Nation Entertainment are breaking ground on a new casino that will bring 175 jobs to the Grove area. The new property will be the tribe’s 10th casino, located at Highway 59 […]

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