LaDonna Harris to receive the Woody Guthrie Center’s 2017 Changing World Prize

Published July 22, 2017 TULSA –Longtime American Indian advocate, LaDonna Harris will accept the third annual Oklahoma Changing World Prize on Sunday, September 24, at the Woody Guthrie Center in downtown Tulsa. The Oklahoma Changing World Prize is given annually by the Woody Guthrie Center, presented in 2017 by the Chickasaw Nation. Harris, a citizen […]

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American Indian Minneapolis Police Chief Forced to Resign in Wake of Police Killing of Australian Woman

  Breaking News Published July 21, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau, a tribal citizen of the Bad River Reservation in Wisconsin, has resigned her position at the request of Mayor Betsy Hodges according to the Star Tribune. Harteau became the first American Indian woman to lead a large city police force when she […]

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Richmond, California: Community leaders join Native American Walk for Sobriety

Published July 21, 2017 RICHMOND, CALIFORNIA – The Richmond Standard published the following story on last weekend’s “Third Annual Native American Walk” in Richmond, California: Dozens of community members marched through Richmond on Saturday with the United Urban Warrior Society’s California Chapter to spread awareness about alcohol abuse. The Third Annual Native American Walk for Sobriety, […]

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Onondaga Nation Education Advisory Committee Addresses LaFayette School Board

Published July 21, 2017 LA FAYETTE, NEW YORK — Gaweñnahawi’s, the recently formalized Onondaga Nation Education Advisory Committee, addressed the LaFayette School Board for the first time tonight, bringing hopes, concerns, and guidelines for effective consultation.  The Committee was convened in June to address the many problems faced by the Onondaga Nation School, which is […]

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Sherman Alexie & Stephen Graham Jones Return to The IAIA Summer Readers Gathering: July 22 – 29, 2017

Published July 21, 2017 SANTA FE – The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing program presents The 2017 Summer Readers Gathering — July 22 – 29, 2017. Readings will take place each night beginning at 6:00 pm in the Auditorium in the Library and Technology Center (LTC) on the […]

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Vision Maker Media Congratulates Public Media Interns

Published July 21, 2017 LINCOLN, NEBRASKA –  Vision Maker Media announces recipients of public media internships for Native American students. Students are selected based on their multimedia and written samples and grade point average. With major funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the purpose of Vision Maker Media’s internship program is to increase opportunities for American […]

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