Institute of American Indian Arts Powwow Happening Today in Santa Fe

  Published May 7, 2016 SANTA FE – The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) is hosting its Spring Powwow today,  Saturday, May 7, 2016, from 10 am–7pm. This is a FREE event. Location: Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Dance Circle 83 Avan Nu Po Road Santa Fe, NM 87508 United States + Google […]

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Cherokee Promise Scholars Has Largest Graduating Class at Northeastern State University

Published May 7, 2016 TAHLEQUAH, OKLAMOMA –The largest number of Cherokee Promise Scholars graduates from Northeastern State University on Saturday. Cherokee Nation established the Cherokee Promise Scholarship in 2011 to ensure more Cherokees attain college degrees. The program provides $4,600 a semester for tuition, housing and meal plans to low-income Cherokee Nation students. The eight […]

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Longest Walk 5 – War against Drugs and Domestic Violence is Taken into the Womb by Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana

Published May 7, 2016 ELTON, LOUISIANA – The Longest Walk 5 – War on Drugs and Domestic Violence made its way from Oklahoma into Arkansas and onto Louisiana this week as it makes it way to Washington, D.C. The long walkers were welcomed and taken care of extremely well by the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana. Staying […]

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National Congress of American Indians Applauds Alaska Governor’s Tribal Advisory Council

Published May 7, 2016 WASHINGTON – On Thursday,  May 5, Alaska Governor Bill Walker announced the members of the Governor’s Tribal Advisory Council. The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) applauds Governor Walker and the advisory council, calling it a great example of tribal-state collaboration. In a press release, Governor Walker announced the appointment of […]

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Eulogy: ‘Our little Angel, Whose Life was Short-Lived’

Published May 6, 2016 FARMINGTON — Ashlynne Mike’s little white casket was placed in the center of the Farmington Civic Center stage Friday morning surrounded with colorful, bright flowers. With a slide show of pictures of her playing the xylophone, as well as her artwork she had drawn, her family stood up and spoke about […]

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Navajo Nation Mourns Passing of Navajo Code Talker Bill Henry Toledo

Published May 6, 2016 GRANTS, NEW MEXICO — In the a week that has been plagued with mourning on the Navajo Nation because of the murder of 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike, Thursday’s death of Navajo Nation Code Talker Bill Henry Toledo has added intesified the mourning. “I remember Code Talker Toledo as being a strong and […]

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