The Cheyenne River Youth Project is a Finalist for Artplace America’s National Creative Placemaking Fund

Published June 14, 2016 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA — The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that it is a finalist for ArtPlace America’s National Creative Placemaking Fund. The nonprofit, grassroots youth organization is one of just 80 projects to be selected from a pool of nearly 1,400 applications. ArtPlace focuses its work on creative […]

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Indian Affairs Releases BIA’s Tribal Leaders Directory as Searchable Electronic Map

The Bureau’s go-to publication for reaching Indian Country is now more accessible and user friendly Published June 14, 2016 WASHINGTON – Acting Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Lawrence S. Roberts today announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ popular publication, the Tribal Leaders Directory, is now available as an electronic searchable map.  The map provides up-to-date contact […]

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Longest Walk 5 Welcomed in South Carolina by Native Southern Charm

HARDEEVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – The Longest Walk 5 – War Against Drugs and Domestic Violence has made it to South Carolina as it continues its way to Washington, D.C. Mike Benton , welcomed and fed the longest walkers at his restaurant La Botana, in Hardeeville, South Carolina. Mike was a Hardeeviile police officer for 25 […]

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Media Ignores Mass Killings of American Indians in Its Reporting

Published June 13, 2016 ORLANDO – The tragic mass shooting at the popular Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning resulted in at least 50 dead and 53 others injured. The national media were quick to label it the “deadliest mass shooting” in American history. American Indians were responded on social media that the […]

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Indian Country Applauds Passage of Trust Reform Bill

Published June 13, 2016 WASHINGTON —Native American tribes are applauding today’s passage of a congressional bill which will advance Native American self-determination, according to President Fawn Sharp of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI). The Senate has passed The Indian Trust Asset Reform Bill, HR 812. It passed the House of Representatives earlier this […]

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Cherokee Nation Helps Nearly 200 Teachers with STEM Training

Published June 13, 2016 TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA–The Cherokee Nation awarded $10,000 in grants so that 10 classroom teachers can now create a butterfly garden, build cardboard boats to race for a lesson on buoyancy, buy telescopes and start other STEM activities this fall. Nearly 200 teachers attended the Cherokee Nation’s Teachers of Successful Students conference at […]

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