In Praise of Bernie: While Searching for America, He Noticed Native America

COMMENTARY Shortly before Bernie Sanders came to the podium to packed arenas across America during his quest for the Democratic presidential nomination, the Simon and Garfunkel song “America” blared over loudspeakers. The “I’ve come to look for America” lyric in the song created fervor of a new possibility in America. The song became the campaign’s anthem. […]

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Montana State University Center Hosts Indigenous Languages Conference

In support of efforts to revitalize endangered indigenous languages Published July 31, 2016 BOZEMAN, MONTANA — In 1995 the Montana Office of Public Instruction began granting a special license for educators to teach courses in Native American languages and cultures. Rather than a traditional teacher’s license, the Class 7 certification does not require a degree […]

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U.S. Justice Department Will Investigate Police Killing of Loreal Tsingine

Published July 31, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Friday it will review the invsstigation into the Easter Sunday police killing of Loreal Tsingine, a 27-year-old Navajo mother. in Winslow, Arizona by Winslow Police Officer Austin Shipley. Justice Department spokesperson Wyn Hornbuckle said the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department […]

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Chickasaw Nation Breaks Ground on New Health Center

Published July 31, 2016 ADA, OKLAHOMA – The Chickasaw Nation broke ground on a new health support building Friday, July 29, on the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center (CNMC) campus. Governor Bill Anoatubby and tribal dignitaries formally began construction of the Apila Center, which will serve Native families by opening more space in the medical center […]

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Fire on the Pyramid Lake Pauite Tribe’s Reservation: Sutcliffe Community being Evacuated

Breaking News Published July 30, 2016 PYRAMID LAKE PAIUTE TRIBE’S RESERVATION— Tribal officials have ordered the Sutcliffe community on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe’s reservation in Nevada to evacuate as a fire is moving in the pathway of the community. The fire, known as the Tule Fire, has been burning since Thursday and has already […]

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