Diné woman Qualifies for Upcoming Olympic Trials

Published January 10, 2016 WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA—Navajo marathon runner Linnabah Snyder took the first step toward her running pedigree not on a track, not on a course, not even on a team. She first unlocked her running potential at the ranch of her grandfather Juan Yazzie Jr. as the family rounded up cattle. “My responsibility […]

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Change the Mascot Calls on CBS to Refrain from Using Racist R-word Name if Washington Team Makes Super Bowl

Published January 9, 2016 ONEIDA NATION HOMELANDS — Two days ahead of the Washington NFL team’s first playoff game in three years, the Change the Mascot campaign is urging the CBS television network to commit to refraining from using the team’s disparaging R-word name should the D.C. franchise make it to the Super Bowl. The grassroots movement […]

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Taos Pueblo 16-Year-Old Demetria Maestas Missing

Published January 9, 2016 TAOS PUEBLO — Demetria Maestas, 16, of the Taos Pueblo, has been missing since last Sunday, January 3, 2016. Family members of Demetria are concerned about her safety and are asking to public to help them locate her. Demetria was last seen Sunday at the Railrunner station in Bernalillo, New Mexico where […]

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Public Hearings Push Veterans Concerns & Approval of Navajo Veterans Act

Published January 9, 2016 NAVAJO NATION—Since November 2015, the Office of the President and Vice President (OPVP) has initiated a rigorous schedule in presenting the Veterans Act throughout communities across the Navajo Nation.   Navajo veterans had voiced the passing of this act as their top issue when the administration was elected into office. On […]

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HUD & VA Award Close to $6 Million to Provide Permanent Home for American Indian Homeless Veterans

Published January 9, 2016 TULSA – For the first time, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today awarded $5.9 million in grants to 26 Tribes to offer a permanent home and supportive services to Native American Veterans who are experiencing or at risk of […]

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Gun Lake Casino Announces Expansion of Gaming, Entertainment and Dining Options, Slated to Open Summer 2017

Published January 8, 2016 WAYLAND, MICHIGAN – Gun Lake Casino.  Today, the Gun Lake Tribal Gaming Authority Board announced that an expansion of the Gun Lake Casino has begun that will add more gaming, entertainment, and dining options.  Clark Construction has started site-work, which includes excavation and site preparation in advance of spring construction of […]

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