California 500-Mile American Indian Spiritual Run Continues

Published January 10, 2016 SAN JOSE – Fred Short, AIM spiritual leader, John Malloy, 500-mile spiritual run organizer and Norman ‘Wounded Knee’ DeOcampo, a long-runner and AIM spiritual warrior, are keeping a tradition alive. On Saturday, John Malloy and Wounded Knee were doing just that when they were at the 500-mile run training at Windy […]

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Leonard Peltier’s Serious Illness Sparks Renewed Effort for Presidential Clemency

Published January 10, 2016 COLEMAN, FLORIDA — News out of the U.S. Penitentiary in Coleman, Florida that Leonard Peliter (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians) is in need of surgery for an abdominal aortic aneurism has renewed a call for presidential clemency by President Barak Obama. Abdominal aortic aneurisms are dangerous and serious medical conditions. While […]

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Tribes Unite against Desecration of Burial Mounds Legislation: Support Ho-Chunk Nation

Published January 10, 2016 LAC DU FLAMBEAU, WISCONSIN—The State of Wisconsin is currently considering legislation designated AB 620 that would permit the opening of pre-historic burial mounds for exploration, mining and other commercial purposes. Burial and effigy mounds in Wisconsin have long been afforded protection from exploration and exploitation out of respect for pre-historic people, […]

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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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