Chickasaw Nation Accepting Applications for 72-hour Photography Competition

Published July 22, 2017 ADA, OKLAHOMA – The Chickasaw Nation will host the second annual 72-hour photography competition Friday, Aug. 18 through Monday, Aug. 21. The Chickasaw Nation Arts and Humanities Division gives student, amateur and professional photographers from around the world the opportunity to participate in the three-category competition. Photographers will be given a theme […]

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Caring For Our Veterans

In this country we have life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as a result of the fine men and women who serve in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. These freedoms are not free, they often come at a high price for the soldiers, and their families.  Native Americans serve at […]

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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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