Mother’s Day Facts

Happy Mother’s Day 2016 Published May 8, 2016 WASHINGTON – Today is Mother’s Day, a day set to honor mothers.  Whatever your situation is, today is a great time to remember your mother for all the wonderful things she has done for you. The driving force behind Mother’s Day was Anna Jarvis, who organized observances […]

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American Indian Author Sherman Alexie Tells TIME Magazine why He Supports Hillary

Published May 7, 2016 NEW YORK – Award-winning author Sherman Alexie touched on the 2016 presidential election in TIME Magazine’s May 16, 2016 issue. Alexie (Spokane/Coeur d’Alene) was featured in TIME’s “Quick Talk” section to promote his newest book, “Thunder Boy, Jr.” and was asked five questions. Question: “Why do you think the question of free […]

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“A Moment of Joy” – Five Red Cloud Indian School Seniors Earn the 2016 Gates Millennium Scholarship

Published May 7, 2016 PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION – Spring is a time of new beginnings at Red Cloud Indian School. The hallways are filled with talk of the future—of starting college, exploring careers, and dreaming of new possibilities. After a year consumed with the challenges of college and scholarship applications, members of Red Cloud’s […]

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“Albarghouthi: Israel Should be Brought to Account not to Repeat Crimes in the Future”

Mustafa Albarghouthi, the Secretary General of the Palestinian Initiative said on Friday that Israel “would never dare to repeat its attacks on the Gaza Strip if it was prosecuted for the savage war crimes it committed during its offensive in summer 2014,” as reported by QudsNet. In a press statement, Albarghouti stated that “the latest […]

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Three Children Burned to Death after Gaza House Catches Alight

By Yousef M. Aljamal – Gaza  Three Palestinian children burned to death after their house caught fire in Alshatee refugee camp, in the Gaza Strip. The fire resulted from lighting candles due to the continuing 10-year electricity outage crisis sweeping the Gaza Strip. The three children, Yousri, 3, Rahaf, 2, Nasser, 2-month old all perished […]

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Institute of American Indian Arts Powwow Happening Today in Santa Fe

  Published May 7, 2016 SANTA FE – The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) is hosting its Spring Powwow today,  Saturday, May 7, 2016, from 10 am–7pm. This is a FREE event. Location: Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Dance Circle 83 Avan Nu Po Road Santa Fe, NM 87508 United States + Google […]

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Cherokee Promise Scholars Has Largest Graduating Class at Northeastern State University

Published May 7, 2016 TAHLEQUAH, OKLAMOMA –The largest number of Cherokee Promise Scholars graduates from Northeastern State University on Saturday. Cherokee Nation established the Cherokee Promise Scholarship in 2011 to ensure more Cherokees attain college degrees. The program provides $4,600 a semester for tuition, housing and meal plans to low-income Cherokee Nation students. The eight […]

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