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March 11, 2013 - The Pow-Wow Dress and My Discomfort with the 'First Nations Yoga Fashion' Trend

March 11, 2013 -  The Pow-Wow Dress and My Discomfort with the 'First Nations Yoga Fashion' Trend | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
As an Acadian woman, I have shared history with the Mi'kmaq people of Nova Scotia and live with the feeling of 'otherness' while benefiting from being able to 'fit in' to mainstream white society. I am not ...
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March 7, 2013 - @anishinaboy via Twitter

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March 5, 2013 - Television show jokes about alcoholism among Arizona tribes; group calls for apology

March 5, 2013 - Television show jokes about alcoholism among Arizona tribes; group calls for apology | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Arizona tribal members say they’re shocked by a television sitcom that made fun of one of the most pervasive social ills on American Indian reservations — alcoholism.
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March 5, 2013 - Training the Next 7 Generations of Storytellers | Schedule | sxsw.com

March 5, 2013 - Training the Next 7 Generations of Storytellers | Schedule | sxsw.com | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it

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March 4, 2013 - Taking a look at why Aboriginal names are so popular in sports | APTN National News

March 4, 2013 - Taking a look at why Aboriginal names are so popular in sports | APTN National News | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
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M arch 1, 2013 - @mymoccasins via Twitter

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March 1, 2013 - Column: Racism tarnishes Canada's squeaky clean image

The past several months have revealed the dark underbelly of racism in Canada.
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Feb. 27, 2013 - Lesson plan for using Aboriginal newspapers in the classroom.

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Feb. 26, 2013 - VOTE: Is the Tomahawks a good name for Ottawa's new professional basketball team?

Feb. 26, 2013 - VOTE: Is the Tomahawks a good name for Ottawa's new professional basketball team? | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
Vote in our online poll.
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Feb. 21, 2013 - UNITY Journalists and the Loop 21 Invite You to a Panel Discussion on “Race and the Media”

Feb. 21, 2013 - UNITY Journalists and the Loop 21 Invite You to a Panel Discussion on “Race and the Media” | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
UNITY Journalists and the Loop 21 invite you to a panel discussion on “Race and the Media” UNITY: Journalists for Diversity, Inc. has teamed up with the Loop 21 to conduct a survey of more than 10,...
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Feb. 19, 2013 - Should schools discontinue using Native American mascots?

Feb. 19, 2013 - Should schools discontinue using Native American mascots? | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it

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Feb. 18. 2013 - Johnny Depp & The Never Ending Hollywood Indian -Michelle Shining Elk

Feb. 18. 2013  - Johnny Depp & The Never Ending Hollywood Indian -Michelle Shining Elk | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
Hollywood Baggage. This day in age, we still have Hollywood baggage that perpetuates American Indian stereotypes. We are in what century? Oh right...the 21st.
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Feb. 7, 2013 - Edith Josie - Footprints | Windspeaker - AMMSA: Indigenous news, issues and culture.

Feb. 7, 2013 - Edith Josie - Footprints | Windspeaker - AMMSA: Indigenous news, issues and culture. | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it

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March 8, 2013 - Oneida Indian Nation Congratulates Cooperstown Central School Board for Voting to Remove Redskins Mascot

March 8, 2013 - Oneida Indian Nation Congratulates Cooperstown Central School Board for Voting to Remove Redskins Mascot | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
A story about the Oneida Indian Nation congratulating the Cooperstown Central School Board voting to remove their Redskins mascot.
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March 7, 2013 - Redskins, Native American group take name battle to court

March 7, 2013 - Redskins, Native American group take name battle to court | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
The Redskins front office was in court Thursday fighting to keep ownership of their team name.
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March 5, 2013 - @mymocassis via Twitter

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March 4, 2013 - Do we still need a black media?

March 4, 2013 - Do we still need a black media? | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
A vibrant black media and a more inclusive mainstream media should both be available to the public
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March 3, 2013 - '60 Minutes' to Lose Lone Black Reporter to ABC

March 3, 2013 - '60 Minutes' to Lose Lone Black Reporter to ABC | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
The show's first reporter of color since Ed Bradley's death is to bring his skills to the rival network.
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March 1, 2013 - @Bobiwash via Twitter

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Feb. 28, 2013 - @timquerengesser via Twitter

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Feb. 26, 2013 - @anishinaboy via Twitter

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Feb. 22, 2013 - Spanish Protestor Becomes Symbol for Free Expression | Pulitzer Center

Feb. 22, 2013 - Spanish Protestor Becomes Symbol for Free Expression | Pulitzer Center | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
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Feb. 20, 2013 - What's your opinion on modern-day media and diversity in news coverage?

Feb. 20, 2013 - What's your opinion on modern-day media and diversity in news coverage? | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
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Feb. 20, 2013 - Channel Seven plays the race card | TV Tonight

Feb. 20, 2013 - Channel Seven plays the race card | TV Tonight | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
Australia's leading TV blog is chockful of breaking news, programming, ratings, gossip, advance guides and reviews for both free to air and subscription viewing. The site that all the TV journos read!
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Feb. 8, 2013 - Mexico’s invisible women

Feb. 8, 2013 - Mexico’s invisible women | (MIS)representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and beyond | Scoop.it
By Rupert Knox, Special to CNN

Editor’s note: Rupert Knox is a researcher on Mexico at Amnesty International. The views expressed are his own.
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