“Purple Heart Reservation” Signs Go Up on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation

  Published May 28, 2016 FORT HALL INDIAN RESERVATION— This Memorial Day weekend, tribal citizens living on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in Idaho will be seeing 10 new road signs at various locations on the reservation. The Fort Hall Indian Reservation is home to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. Workers began installing the signs yesterday and […]

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President Clinton to Navajo Leaders: Will Not be Left Behind If Hillary Wins

Published May 28, 2016 ESPANOLA, NEW MEXICO – Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez and their staff met privately with former President Bill Clinton to advocate on behalf of issues that face the Navajo Nation on Tuesday, May 24, before a rally held at the Plaza De Espanola.Former President Clinton told […]

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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Issues Statement on Upcoming French Auction of Tribal Sacred Objects

Published May 28, 2016 WASHINGTON – Next week, a Paris auction house will hold a sale which includes American Indian tribal sacred objects and objects of cultural patrimony. Last December, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell met with France’s former Minister of Justice to seek cooperation in working to repatriate these sacred objects to Indian tribes in […]

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Native Student Denied Wearing of His Beaded Graduation Cap

Update EL RENO, OKLAHOMA – Jonathan Birdshead has been denied wearing a beaded graduation cap for his high school commencement ceremony. The graduation cap was handbeaded by one of his relatives. The cap has been confiscated by school officials and will returned after the ceremony tonight. He is allowed to wear a eagle feather on his […]

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Pueblo of Acoma Send Letter to People of France

Published May 27, 2016 Rhonda LeValdo contributed to this story. ACOMA PUEBLO – In an effort to stop the sale of Pueblo sacred objects by the EVE Company at an auction scheduled for next week, Governor Kurt Riley of the Peublo of Acoma sent a letter in both English and French to the people of […]

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Meeting Underway on Whether or Not Native Student, Jonathan Birdshead, Can Wear Bead Graduation Cap Tonight

Breaking News Published May 27, 2016 EL RENO, OKLAHOMA— Tribal representatives from the Cheyenne Arapaho Tribes are meeting with school officials from the El Reno High School currently to discuss the dress code that forbids students from altering their graduation attire to celebrate their culture. At issue is high school senior, Jonathan Birdshead, was reprimanded […]

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