Darwin Sumner Succeeds His Father John as Red Lake Chief

Swearing in Held at March 2016 Tribal Council Meeting  Published March 10, 2016 RED LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION—At about 9:30 a.m., just prior to the March 8, 2016, monthly meeting of the Red Lake Tribal Council, Darwin Sumner was sworn in as one of Red Lake’s Hereditary Chiefs. Sumner succeeds his father John Sumner who passed on […]

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Haskell Indian Nations University Women’s Basketball Drop Heart breaker to Dakota Wesleyan in First Round of NAIA National Tournament

Published March 10, 2016 SIOUX CITY, IOWA – The Haskell Indian Nations University basketball record setting season came to end in the first round of the women’s 2016 NAIA Division II National Tournament Wednesday morning at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. The Indians fell to the the #3 seed, the Dakota Wesleyan […]

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Navajo Vice President Nez Urges New Mexico Governor to Approve Funding for Navajo Nation Capital Outlay Projects

Published March 10, 2016 SANTA FE-Vice President Jonathan Nez met on Tuesday, Mar. 8, with Governor Susana Martinez’s Chief of Staff, Keith Gardner and other staff members to advocate on behalf of 35 proposed capital outlay projects totaling approximately $3.2M. The deadline for Governor Martinez to approve allocations compiled in Senate Bill 219, Capital Outlay […]

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A NEW TRADITION BEGINS: Eighth Generation and Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Release Preview of New Wool Blanket Design

Published March 9, 2016 SEATTLE—Eighth Generation, the first Native-owned company to offer wool blankets, has released a video preview of their collaborative blanket with the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi (Dowagiac, MI). The Seattle-based small business has been offering wool blankets since October 2015. This groundbreaking project is Eighth Generation’s first collaboration with a tribe, and it demonstrates what […]

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Politics Not as Usual: Is This the Age of American Fascism?

By Ramzy Baroud Regardless of the outcome of the American presidential primaries, or even the result of the general elections next November, a frightening phenomenon is under way. The US has decidedly moved to the Right, in fact the Ultra-Right; class differences are more pronounced than ever before, thanks to decades of neoliberal policies, the […]

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