Tribe’s Small Business Expertise Allowing Ideas to Flourish

Guest Commentary Published August 8, 2016  Oklahoma’s small-business community represents an important part of our state’s ability to generate wealth and drive our economy. According to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, Oklahoma consistently ranks among the top states in America for entrepreneurial activity and entrepreneurs per capita. That speaks volumes about what we do here […]

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American Nazi Party Chairman: “If Trump does Win, Okay, It’s Going to Be a Real Opportunity”

Published August 7, 2016 WASHINGTON — On Saturday, Buzzfeed.com reported that “the chairman of the American Nazi Party, Rocky Suhayda, declared on his radio program last month that a Donald Trump victory would present a great opportunity for white nationalists to build pro-white coalitions.” Here is the text of radio program: “I’m gonna project, that […]

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Power of Social Media Forces Name & Logo Change

Published August 7, 2016 ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA – The Lake Erie Warriors had a short-lived existence–at least in name and its proposed logo. The Tier III Junior A league team underwent a name and logo change in late July after a logo was circulated on social media and was deemed to be racist. The team is being […]

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The Chickasaw Nation to Host Black Ash Basketry Workshop

SULPHUR, OKLAHOMA – The Chickasaw Nation will offer a black ash basketry workshop 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26, at the ARTesian Gallery and Studios, 100 W. Muskogee St. in Sulphur. Instructor Kelly Church will discuss harvesting black ash wood to weave into baskets, then demonstrate the craft while participants create their own […]

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Native Actors Want to be Seen ‘As People’

Published August 7, 2016 SANTA FE – Native Americans have had a place in the movies literally since there were movies. But it’s taken until now for them to be seen as well rounded characters, to be played by actual Native actors and — very recently — to be the people behind the cameras as […]

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Native Chef Loretta Barrett Oden to Visit the Cheyenne River Youth Project

Published August 7, 2016 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA — The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that it will welcome Native chef, food historian and lecturer Loretta Barrett Oden to its Eagle Butte campus on Thursday and Friday, August 11-12. Oden is spending two days at CRYP courtesy of the nonprofit, grassroots youth project’s “Learning […]

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Two Tribes Endorse Newport Banning Ranch Project to California Coastal Commission

Published August 7, 2016 NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA – Two local Native American tribes have endorsed Newport Banning Ranch’s plans to clean, restore and open the industrial brownfield site and turn it into 80 percent open space with biking, hiking, educational programming and a concentrated housing and commercial development. Representatives of the Gabrieleño Band of Mission Indians […]

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