Leonard Peltier Still Suffering from Abdominal Aortic Aneurism; Amnesty International USA Pays Visit

Published May 8, 2016 COLEMAN, FLORIDA — Jasmine Heiss, Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) senior campaigner, Individuals at Risk Campaign, joined Lenny Foster, Navajo Corrections Project supervisor and spiritual advisor to Leonard Peltier, and Peter Clark, co-chairman of the International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee, visited Leonard Peltier for five hours yesterday, Saturday, May 7, 2016, at […]

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Minnesota US Senators Visit Dilapidated Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation

Senators Franken and Klobuchar were joined by Larry Roberts, the Acting Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs. Published May 8, 2016 LEECH LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION— On Friday, U.S. Senators Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) visited the troubled Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. It was the first visit since it […]

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Rising from Ruins: Gaza’s Engineers Use Ashes to Make Bricks

Two Palestinian female engineers made what could be a breakthrough discovery. Majd Almashharawi and Rawan Abdullatif developed a new bricks-mixture, adding coal ashes to it. According to a report by Aljazeera Arabic, the two engineers have been testing their new discovery for the last year and a half. The drive behind their project was the […]

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Joint Talks: Awad Abdelfattah and Karl Sabbagh

It is 68 years since the Nakba of 1948. The one undemocratic state reality in Palestine – under exclusion of the 6 or 7 million Palestinians in exile – is intolerable. Every day sees new bad news from the ethnically-cleansed apartheid state of Israel. One Democratic State (ODS) in re-unified Palestine is a positive solution. […]

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45th Annual Stanford Powwow Honors Mothers This Weekend

Happy Mother’s Day Published May 8, 2016 STANFORD, CALIFORNIA — Mothers are being honored this weekend at the 45th Annual Stanford Powwow on the campus of Stanford University. The popular powwow draws thousands of visitors each May as American Indian dancers and drummers from various parts of Indian Country come to celebrate American Indian culture […]

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PLEXIS Gamifies Support for NativeVision

Published May 8, 2016 ASHLAND, OREGON — PLEXIS Healthcare Systems announced that it recently increased its support for the Native American youth mentorship program, NativeVision. For the past six years the PLEXIS corporate leadership team has donated their time to support NativeVision, an exemplary humanitarian organization operated by the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health. This year PLEXIS leveraged corporate gamification […]

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American Indian College Fund Receives $2.4 Million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Increase Native Americans’ College Graduation

Published May 8, 2016 DENVER – The American Indian College Fund will create pathways to college for Native American youth to improve access to college, thanks to a $2.4 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The three-year, three-pronged program, called The Native Pathways to College Project, will begin June 1st of this year. Through […]

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