Natve Vote 2017: Should Native Americans Vote for GOP Candidate Who is Accused of Body Slamming a Reporter?

Published May 25, 2017 BILLINGS, MONTANA – On Thursday, Montana voters go to the polls in a special congressional election where eight percent of the vote are American Indians.  The special election will fill the seat that was vacated by Ryan Zinke when he resigned to become secretary of the Interior. On Wednesday night, the GOP […]

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Little Singer Community School Breaks Ground for New School on Navajo Reservation

Published May 25, 2017 BIRD SPRINGS, ARIZONA – On May 19, Vice President Jonathan Nez commended the Bird Springs Chapter on their work to build a new Little Singer Community School. “We spoke to the congressional delegations and appropriation committees to lobby funding for the school. We are thankful for their support to fund this […]

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Hoopa Valley Tribe Predicts Collapse of Klamath Basin Fishery and What They Plan to Do About It

Guest Commentary Published May 25, 2017 Since the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement (KBRA) was signed in 2010, not only did its promised benefits prove illusory, the KBRA itself has effectively been nullified by Congressional inaction. The KBRA’s failure was both predictable and predicted, as were the consequences of decision making by KBRA parties that ignored […]

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Acclaimed Artist Scape Martinez Will Lead Graffiti Art Education Camp at the Cheyenne River Youth Project on May 30 – June2

Published May 24, 2017 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA — The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that acclaimed San Jose, California-based artist and writer Scape Martinez will lead a four-day graffiti art education camp at its Eagle Butte campus from Tuesday, May 30 to Friday, June 2, with lessons taking place from 1 to 5 […]

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Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation to Host Special Screening in Syracuse for Haudenosaunee

Published May 24, 2017 SYRACUSE, NEW YORK — When the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships were hosted by the Onondaga Nation in 2015 it was a big deal. Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore even attended, and rooted for the Iroquois Nationals over Team USA. Never before had an Indigenous Nation hosted a championship of that […]

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Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Leaders Object to Trump’s 2018 Budget Proposal

Published May 24, 2017 PORTLAND, OREGON – Tribal leaders from six Northwest states have unanimously  objected to President Trump’s FY 2018 budget request for the U.S. Department of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education. Trump’s request, announced in Washington DC on Tuesday, included extensive cuts in nearly every tribal program. The […]

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