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History of Connecticut's Native American Tribes Explored in New Book, and Misconceptions - Life - The Litchfield County Times

History of Connecticut's Native American Tribes Explored in New Book, and Misconceptions - Life - The Litchfield County Times | Native America | Scoop.it
Litchfield County Times is your source for all Litchfield County 24-hour breaking news, local news, life, community, arts, entertainment and more. View weather updates, watch videos and photos. Keep up with News and local happenings.
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Money Koch Bros. Stole from Tribes Could Swing Mid-Term Elections

Money Koch Bros. Stole from Tribes Could Swing Mid-Term Elections | Native America | Scoop.it
Some of the Koch fortune that makes possible the brothers’ hefty contributions to conservative causes came from cheating American Indian tribes.
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Koch Brothers are trying to kill democracy and backing another do nothing Congress and aim to shut down government last one cost us $24 Billion Dollars which would have met several of our social and economic needs.  GOTNV Natives

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The body of Savanna Greywind has been found

The body of Savanna Greywind has been found | Native America | Scoop.it
Fargo Police confirm that the body of Savanna Greywind, a missing pregnant woman, has been found in the Red River, near Harwood.
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When do the authorities make it a priority to investigate mass deaths or miss Indigenous of North America
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A New Memorial Will Soon Honor the Heroism of Native American Veterans

A New Memorial Will Soon Honor the Heroism of Native American Veterans | Native America | Scoop.it

For design ideas and funding, the National Museum of the American Indian turns to its community
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25 Cities Abolish Columbus Day and Adopt Indigenous People Day Instead

25 Cities Abolish Columbus Day and Adopt Indigenous People Day Instead | Native America | Scoop.it
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The fight for Bears Ears

The fight for Bears Ears | Native America | Scoop.it
In late 2016, then-President Obama designated a 1.35 million acre swath of forest and red-rock canyons in southeast Utah as the Bears Ears National Monument. According to a White House statement, the monument was established “to protect some of our country’s most important cultural treasures, including abundant rock art, archeological sites, and lands considered sacred by Native American tribes.” It was a victory for local tribes and conservationists, but some Utah residents are wary of what they see as government overreach and are encouraging their state officials call on the Trump administration to rescind the monument status.
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Indigenous Tribes In Brazil To Map Deforestation On Google Earth

Indigenous Tribes In Brazil To Map Deforestation On Google Earth | Native America | Scoop.it
In 2016, deforestation of the Amazon rose by 29 percent on the previous year, the biggest rise since 2008.
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Assembly of First Nations - News & Media - Latest News - 7/18/17 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Wildfire Situation in British Columbia

7/18/17 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Wildfire Situation in British Columbia July 18, 2017 (Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on the ongoing wildfires affecting First Nations and many residents in...
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Puyallup Tribes Treaty Right to Fish Threatened by Proposed Liquefied Natural Gas Plant

Puyallup Tribes Treaty Right to Fish Threatened by Proposed Liquefied Natural Gas Plant | Native America | Scoop.it
The Puyallup Tribe and environmentalists are united in their opposition to a proposed Liquefied Natural Gas [LNG] plant slated to be built in the Port of Tacoma.  The Tribe states the proposed facility violates their treaty right to fish. The following information was compiled by the group Redline Tacoma and Climate First Responders Puget Sound…
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Native American Legislative Update

Native American Legislative Update | Native America | Scoop.it
During the month of June, we posted several timely articles about the President’s proposed budget, action on appropriations bills, developments on the Bears Ears national monument, and the travels of the health care repeal/reform legislation through Congress. This Legislative Update gathers up those articles and offers a few additional updates.
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Ninth Circuit Court Denies School District End-Run Around Navajo Nation Courts

Ninth Circuit Court Denies School District End-Run Around Navajo Nation Courts | Native America | Scoop.it
Published July 1, 2017 WINDOW ROCK– On Wednesday, June 28, 2017 the Navajo Nation secured the second of two back-to-back victories against state public school districts seeking to avoid review by N…
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California native tribe launches GoFundMe to introduce more salmon to McCloud River

California native tribe launches GoFundMe to introduce more salmon to McCloud River | Native America | Scoop.it
You may also like: Cali Dungeness industry ‘still hurting’ despite improvements California contestant wins Chicken of the Sea contest California hearing to examine salmon fishery collapse PFMC discusses commercial salmon fishing closure in California
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Unique Native American comic book store opens in Albuquerque

Unique Native American comic book store opens in Albuquerque | Native America | Scoop.it
A new, one-of-a-kind book store in Albuquerque is attracting curious customers.
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Vintage Native American Basket - Intricate Hand Woven Oval Tray, Highly Detailed Design in Maroon and Green

Vintage Native American Basket - Intricate Hand Woven Oval Tray, Highly Detailed Design in Maroon and Green | Native America | Scoop.it
Offered is a vintage Native American basket. This intricately handwoven oval tray has a highly detailed design with Maroon and green accents. A high quality impressive piece of American Art, the basket measures 12 long and 8.5 wide by 2 1/4 tall. In very good condition and a wonderful heirloom quality collectible.
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Los Angeles City Council to Vote On Indigenous Peoples Day - Indian Country Media Network

Los Angeles City Council to Vote On Indigenous Peoples Day - Indian Country Media Network | Native America | Scoop.it
Thing About Skins: Los Angeles City Council action will revise municipal code to establish Indigenous Peoples Day in October
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Federal Government Denies A Native American Tribe Millions - THE INDIGENOUS AMERICAN

Federal Government Denies A Native American Tribe Millions - THE INDIGENOUS AMERICAN | Native America | Scoop.it
he federal government has shut down a Native American tribe’s casino in the Pacific Northwest and taken over its health [...]
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Couple find the largest ever intact Native American canoe dating back 1,000 years

Couple find the largest ever intact Native American canoe dating back 1,000 years | Native America | Scoop.it
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Native Voices Ignored as House Committee Ponders Changes to Indian Trust Land Policy - Indian Country Media Network

Native Voices Ignored as House Committee Ponders Changes to Indian Trust Land Policy - Indian Country Media Network | Native America | Scoop.it
The generally nonpartisan Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs took a sharp turn to the right at its July 13 oversight hearing on trust land.
Terrance H BoothSr's insight:
Trust Responsibility And Tribal Sovereignty  needs reaffirmation due to Congress taking away sacred Native American Lands.   They breaching federal law by stealing tribal lands.
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In the Grand Canyon, uranium mining threatens a tribe's survival

In the Grand Canyon, uranium mining threatens a tribe's survival | Native America | Scoop.it
The Havasupai are attempting to fight back against the operation of a uranium mine that they say could contaminate their sole water source
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Lakota Heart -N- Soul

Lakota Heart -N- Soul | Native America | Scoop.it
This show is based on Ancient Lakota Spirituality with the objective to perpetuate peace among all people, as the foundation of all universes is based on "Mitakuye Oyas'in".
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Natives missing developing Economic Power Houses

Natives missing developing Economic Power Houses | Native America | Scoop.it
Native American Casinos are missing out on building economic wealth by restructing their Native Casinos.  In fact, , the Native American Casinos are
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Trump administration set to advance copper mine on sacred Apache site

Trump administration set to advance copper mine on sacred Apache site | Native America | Scoop.it
Native American news, information and entertainment.
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Finding God in the High Desert

Finding God in the High Desert | Native America | Scoop.it
Richard Silversmith recently made a trip to Bears Ears National Monument in Utah to take in its beauty, to go jogging, and to pray for the right words to say when he would attend meetings in Washington, D.C.
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Praying for the Sacred and World Peace - Indian Country Media Network

Praying for the Sacred and World Peace - Indian Country Media Network | Native America | Scoop.it
It is more important than ever to pray for and protect the sacred that is Mother Earth, says Chief Arvol Looking Horse.
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IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Exhibition Akunnittinni Travels to the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian in New York

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Exhibition Akunnittinni Travels to the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the  American Indian in New York | Native America | Scoop.it

Published June 23, 2017 SANTA FE – When Andrea R. Hanley (Navajo), exhibition curator and membership and program manager at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) in Santa Fe, NM…

 
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Institute of American Indian Arts Faculty Member & Renowned Poet James Thomas Stevens Reaches Out to Inmates of New Mexico State Penitentiary 

Institute of American Indian Arts Faculty Member & Renowned Poet James Thomas Stevens Reaches Out to Inmates of New Mexico State Penitentiary  | Native America | Scoop.it
Published June 9, 2017  Five Incarcerated Poets Have their Works Displayed on the IAIA Campus SANTA FE – IAIA Associate Professor of Creative Writing James Thomas Stevens (Akwesasne Mohawk), …
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New memorial honors Native American sacrifice on D-Day

New memorial honors Native American sacrifice on D-Day | Native America | Scoop.it
One of the few surviving American Indian WWII combat veterans, retired Master Sgt. Charles Norman Shay returned to the country he helped liberate to attend a memorial dedication in his honor, on June 5, 2017.

"As one of the few surviving American Indian combat veterans who participated in the liberation of France, I speak here not only for myself but also on behalf of my comrades from Turtle Island," Shay said, citing the Native American name for North America.
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