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Virtual conference to examine the impact of railways on Indigenous communities | Lifestyles

The Union Pacific Railroad Museum will host a virtual presentation of historian David Beck’s lecture, “Unfair Labour? American Indians and the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair,” 6 p.m. Tuesday online. Beck is a professor of Native American studies at the University of Montana. He is the author of several books, including “The Struggle for Self Determination: […]

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Viewpoint: Awareness of MMIW continues to grow, but still needs your support

By Ivan MacDonald, Anna Whiting Sorrell, Marilyn Zimmerman and Whitney WilliamsMarch 7, 2022 March 7, 2022 By Missoula Current Activists march for missing and murdered Indigenous women during the 2019 California Women’s March in Los Angeles. (Photo by Sarah Morris/Getty Images via Daily Montanan) A year ago, we launched the Snowbird Fund to […]

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Why Indigenous voters who helped elect Kyrsten Sinema now feel betrayed | american politics

Indigenous leaders who mobilized Arizona voters to help elect Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said the centrist Democratic lawmaker could no longer count on their support because communities felt betrayed. Sinema was elected in 2018, halfway through Trump’s term, amid growing concern over rolling back voting rights and environmental protections that disproportionately impact tribal communities. She entered […]

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Plains People: Indians and Horses

There is no doubt that the Plains Indians were masters of horsemanship. Consider the Cheyenne, who were forced onto the plains in the late 18th century by traditional enemies who had acquired firearms. The Cheyenne quickly adapted to the equine lifestyle of the plains, immediately abandoning agriculture and becoming nomadic hunters, a change that ran […]

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ANOTHER OPINION: Funds to pave the way for healing from opioid damage | Opinion

The opioid settlements that Native American tribes struck with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and the nation’s three largest drug distribution companies are worth more than half a billion dollars; the $590 million will go a long way toward repairing the damage the opioid epidemic has done to Native Americans. Opioid sales that have created an […]

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Tribes reach $590 million opioid settlement with Johnson & Johnson

Hundreds of Native American tribes who have suffered disproportionate addiction and death rates during the opioid epidemic agreed to a $590 million interim settlement on Tuesday with Johnson & Johnson and the nation’s three largest drug distributors . With a deal reached last fall between distributors and the Cherokee Nation for $75 million, the tribes […]

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‘Catch the Fair One’: Date, plot, cast and all the buzz around Kali Reis’ action-thriller

Cinema is a powerful medium. Over time, it has also become an effective social and political tool. It has the power to turn something relatively unknown and local into a global phenomenon. Stories of indigenous peoples, however, are rare. What’s a little harder to find are films that reflect their reality and focus on the […]

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Where is gambling legal in the United States?

Gambling has been restricted to the United States for a long time, but recent laws have sparked a wave of enthusiasm for online gambling. Several states now have active sports betting apps and avid fans have wagered enough to generate millions in revenue. This huge increase in revenue has boosted local economies and made online […]

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Newly asserted tribe takes a fresh look at casino plans – WPRI.com

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) – As he enters his first full year in office, the new chief of a Massachusetts tribe says he intends to take a cautious approach to the game while focusing on social challenges and other economic opportunities for its members. Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Chairman Brian Weeden, who is 29 and the youngest […]

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Late education plan frustrates Indigenous leaders in New Mexico | News

[ad_1] SANTA FE, NM (AP) – New Mexico’s plan to meet the needs of underserved Indigenous students has not been shared with tribal leaders or the public despite promises made by state officials that they would do it last year. Tribal chiefs expected to be asked for comment on a project last October, ahead of […]

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Late education plan frustrates Indigenous leaders in New Mexico | New Mexico News

[ad_1] By CEDAR ATTANASIO, Associated Press / Report for America SANTA FE, NM (AP) – New Mexico’s plan to meet the needs of underserved Indigenous students has not been shared with tribal leaders or the public despite promises made by state officials that they would do it last year. Tribal chiefs expected to be asked […]

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Bitter tribal purge leads to unusual demand: federal intervention

[ad_1] EVERSON, Wash .– In the snow-covered driveway of Saturnino Javier’s home, a dozen extended family members gathered last week with drums formed from cedar and animal skin, singing the prayer songs they they had learned growing up in the Nooksack Indian tribe. For decades, Mr. Javier and his family have considered the tribe of […]

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How a handful of prehistoric geniuses started mankind’s technological revolution

CC BY-SA“width =” 800 “height =” 394″/> Clovis spearheads. Credit: wikimedia, CC BY-SA During the first millions of years of human evolution, technologies evolved slowly. About three million years ago, our ancestors made chippings of dressed stone and rough choppers. Axes two million years ago. A million years ago, primitive humans sometimes used fire, but […]

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American Tribes See Hope For Clean Water In Infrastructure Bill |

[ad_1] WARM SPRINGS, Ore. – Erland Suppah Jr. doesn’t trust what comes out of his cock. Each week, Suppah and his girlfriend transport half a dozen large jugs of water from a distribution center run by the Confederate Tribes in Warm Springs to their apartment for everything from drinking and cooking to cooking. brushing teeth […]

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American Tribes See Hope For Clean Water In Infrastructure Bill | Nation / World

[ad_1] WARM SPRINGS, Ore. (AP) – Erland Suppah Jr. doesn’t trust what comes out of his faucet. Each week, Suppah and his girlfriend transport half a dozen large jugs of water from a distribution center run by the Confederate Tribes in Warm Springs to their apartment for everything from drinking and cooking to cooking. brushing […]

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Authorities ask US sheriff to resign after firing gun at group of children

[ad_1] World Dec 21 2021 20:293 minutes to read Sheriff Craig Rowland. Photo / Supplied A U.S. state attorney in Idaho as well as a city mayor and his police force are calling on a county sheriff to resign. Bingham County District Attorney Paul Rogers and Blackfoot Mayor Marc Carroll called on Bingham County Sheriff […]

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Explain the Redesigned Borders of the New Mexico Congressional

[ad_1] NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – For the first time in a decade, thousands of voters across the state could face an entirely different set of congressional candidates to choose from under the new Congressional Districts map of the ‘State. The new card was signed into law by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday, but the […]

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Secret Santa distributed $ 30,000 to strangers in need, but it was his words that moved them

[ad_1] San Carlos Apache Tribal Lands –A Secret Santa is about to do some of its best work yet in Southeast Arizona. After a blessing from the Medicine Man and a briefing for his Elf recruits, this Secret Santa, an anonymous businessman, decided to give $ 30,000 in $ 100 bills to random strangers in […]

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Tribes step in as New Mexico redistribution bills advance | Government-and-politics

[ad_1] Separately on Thursday, two Native American communities expressed opposition to a Congressional redistribution plan that would expand the state’s traditionally Democratic 3rd Northern District into a conservative oil-producing region of the state. Lobbyist Conroy Chino, representing the indigenous communities of Taos Pueblo and Acoma Pueblo, said the Democrat-backed redistribution proposal would negatively influence the […]

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November is Native American Heritage Month

[ad_1] Member of the Assembly Marie Waldron AD-75 On November 15, I was proud to participate in the Pechanga Pu’éska Mountain Day, celebrated by the Pechanga tribe and the town of Temecula since 2012. In an 8-year battle to save their birthplace and sacred mountain from an open-pit gravel operation, the Pechanga Band of Luiseño […]

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Yellen of the US Treasury will visit tribal communities; promises greater commitment

[ad_1] US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen attends the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, UK on November 3, 2021. REUTERS / Phil Noble WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday said she would visit tribal communities within the next year as her department continues to expand its […]

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Sean Duffy’s ‘toxic’ comments on Native Americans spark a strong reaction from Native group

[ad_1] Last month, Sean Duffy made an appearance on Fox News that deeply offended defenders of Native Americans. Duffy is the former congressman from northern Wisconsin and a potential gubernatorial candidate. Duffy and his wife, Rachel, spoke to Fox News Primetime host Jesse Watters about their perceptions of Indigenous history and current tribal culture. They […]

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UC Hastings leaders decide to change their name due to massacres of Native Americans

[ad_1] The board of trustees of the University of California’s Hastings College of Law voted unanimously on Tuesday to support a process to remove “Hastings” from its name. The horrific truth about its founder, Serranus Clinton Hastings, a wealthy 19th-century rancher and former chief justice of the California Supreme Court who sponsored massacres of indigenous […]

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Last seen at Walmart in Kennewick, family remains hopeful of finding Freda Knowshisgun | The missing

[ad_1] Freda Jane Knowshisgun was planning to take her kids for Halloween 2016. But first, she had to come home. A tribal citizen of the Crow Nation of Montana, Knowshisgun had traveled to Washington and was at the Kennewick Walmart on October 18, she said. missing person profile on the Charley project. The 34-year-old mother-of-three […]

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Tribes push back MLB claims Native Americans approve of tomahawk chop

[ad_1] Native American groups on Wednesday rebuffed Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred’s claim that Indigenous communities support the Atlanta Braves tomahawk chop. Manfred told World Series reporters on Tuesday that Native Americans near Atlanta weren’t afraid to see Braves fans singing a fake battle cry during games at Truist Park in Cobb County, north […]

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The Modoc Nation of Oklahoma and Texas Medical Technology have confirmed cooperation.

[ad_1] To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail The Modoc Nation, a Native American tribe in Ottawa County, Miami, Oklahoma, has formed a joint venture with Texas Medical Technology, a leading manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies and equipment. Under the regulations of the Small Business Administration (SBA) of the United States, Texas Medical […]

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Census urges promotion of more courses in Indigenous schools | national

[ad_1] Many American Indians and Alaskan Indians say that the dramatic increase in their numbers recorded in last year’s census supports their long-held argument that Indigenous history should gain more attention in the public school classrooms. Even before the last count, there was a growing movement to infuse more Indigenous material into school curricula – […]

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A rare Native American restaurant opens in the Bay Area next week. Here is a glimpse of the interior

[ad_1] The Native American community is already showing up for Wahpepah’s Kitchen, which will be the first Native American sit-down restaurant in Oakland when it opens next week on October 30. Renowned Navajo artist Tony Abeyta painted a mural of corn stalks rising into a blue sky inside the restaurant at 3301 E. 12th St., […]

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Washington tribe waits to resume whaling

[ad_1] Details Through Jenna kunze October 19, 2021 On January 21, 1855, the villages of Makah in what is now Washington’s northwest coast reached an agreement with the US government – a treaty – where tribal officials ceded title to 300,000 acres of tribal land to retain some pre-existing rights in the future. Among them […]

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Millions available in native recovery grants

[ad_1] October 1, 2021 at 4:38 p.m. The disparities that Native Americans face become much more visible in times of crisis. The disparity of opportunities, discrimination and lack of access to finance are just some of the obstacles they face, and to be successful requires resilience, strength and endurance. Recovery fund area grants of up […]

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Drug distributors strike first opioid deal with Native American tribe for $ 75 million

[ad_1] Sept. 28 (Reuters) – America’s three largest drug distributors will pay more than $ 75 million to resolve allegations they fueled an opioid epidemic in the Cherokee Nation territory of Oklahoma, marking the first settlement with a tribal government in the US drug crisis litigation. Cherokee Nation Senior Chief Chuck Hoskin said Tuesday that […]

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Historically cheated, tribes would get conservation aid under bipartisan bill

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – The Walker River Paiute tribe, located in Schurz, Nevada, is not bear country. But because of the forest fires ravaging California, these animals are escaping to new, safer habitats, some of which are in Indian territory. Historically, the federal government has provided relatively little funding for tribal land conservation, so suddenly having […]

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COUNTDOWN COP 26: Meta-Story for Incorporating Indigenous Climate Perspectives in the San Francisco Bay Ecotarium

[ad_1] A waterfall projection exhibit in the bay’s future ecotarium will immerse visitors in the practices and lifestyles of Native American stewardship The 2nd pod of the future Bay Ecotarium will contain an immersive theater, a restaurant and a “Blue” bar and deep ocean submersibles The world’s first living museum for climate and ocean conservation […]

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Local tribes are leading a shift towards more inclusive mascots and programs

[ad_1] SAUGATUCK, Mich. – Recent changes to professional team mascots have recently made headlines. From the now Cleveland Guardians to the larger change in the Washington football team, there has been a calculation in the professional sports world regarding perceptions of Native American heritage. This is also happening at the local level, across the country. […]

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Colorado senators tout key infrastructure bill provisions – The Journal

[ad_1] Access to drinking water, broadband improvements and forest fire mitigation among the amendments Meaning. John Hickenlooper and Michael Bennet As the final details of the long-awaited infrastructure package are worked out, U.S. Colorado Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper have called for key amendments to help the state, including improving water infrastructure and expanding […]

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THURS: Officials May Revamp County Virus Framework, State Sues Over Abandoned Wells, + More

[ad_1] KUNM Evening Newscast with Megan Kamerick, April 22, 2021    New Mexico To Consider Changes To County Virus Framework – Associated Press Health officials in New Mexico are considering changes to the familiar color-coded dial system that determines county responses to the coronavirus pandemic, including public health restrictions. The New Mexico Health and Human […]

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Tribal nations adapt to being at ‘ground zero’ of the climate crisis — High Country News – Know the West

[ad_1] ‘Tribes are on the front line of fixing things, using our resources, setting good public policy [and using] good science.’   Students from Quileute Tribal School paddle traditional canoes during an educational field trip. This story originally appeared in Indian Country Today and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism […]