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Chickasaw veterans lay wreath at national shrine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chickasaw Nation warriors laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery Monday, Nov. 12, to honor veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice defending freedom. Four Chickasaw Vietnam War veterans represented their tribe at...

 

Scientists acknowledge key errors in study of how fast the oceans are warming

Scientists behind a major study that claimed the Earth’s oceans are warming faster than previously thought now say their work contained inadvertent errors that made their conclusions seem more certain than they actually are. Two weeks after the high-profile study was published in the journal Nature, its authors have...

 

A New Path in Diabetes Prevention

When people hear the word research, they usually imagine laboratories and crisp white coats. They picture academics armed with data sets, far-removed from the people or issues they’re studying. for one University of Oklahoma-Tulsa researcher and activist, research looks very different than the traditional model, and...

 

2018 Bush Prize for Community Innovation Winners

The Bush Foundation is proud to introduce the 2018 Bush Prize for Community Innovation winners: six organizations that are extraordinary not only in what they do but in how they do it. These organizations are focused on a range of issues in Minnesota, North Dakota,...

 

StrongHearts Native Helpline Announces Move to the Minneapolis–Saint Paul Metro Region

AUSTIN, Texas (November 13, 2018) – The StrongHearts Native Helpline, a partnered project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, is moving from Austin, Texas, to its permanent home in Eagan, Minnesota, a city in...

 

Support from Give to the Max Day Helps People Serving People Bring Stability to Families in Crisis

Minneapolis, Minnesota (November 13, 2018) – People Serving People, the region's largest emergency shelter for families experiencing homelessness announced today its affiliation with the 10th Annual Give to the Max Day slated for Thursday, November 15. Last year,...

 

Muscogee (Creek) Nation passes bill removing press freedom from Mvskoke Media

In 1834, Georgia militia marched into Cherokee Nation’s capital, seized the tribal newspaper, smashed the printing press and threw type pieces into the river. The Cherokee Phoenix, the first tribal newspaper in the United States, was printing information against the state of Georgia and the then proposed removal of...

 

Young Kingbird Singers take part in Veteran's Day Program at Nashwauk-Keewatin High School

NASHWAUK-KEEWATIN - The Young Kingbird Singers took park in the Veteran's Day Program at Nashwauk-Keewatin High School on Monday, November 12, 2018, performing the Flag Song and an Honor Song. The program consisted of of music by the NKHS Band, guest speaker Wayne...

 

Giant Aerial Human Banner Sends Message From Mount Sinai for Peace and Unity on Anniversary of WWI Armistice

(Mount Sinai, Egypt, Nov 9, 2018) Nearly 200 people, representing eight different spiritual faiths from 15 countries across the globe marked the 100-year anniversary of the armistice that ended World War One by joining forces atop Mount Sinai to create a large-scale human aerial message to the world. The group included...

 

U.S. Senator Recognizes Everyday Native's Salish Indian Poet

Walnut Creek, Calif. (November 8, 2018) – Everyday Native, a free 4th to 12th grade online teacher's resource, continues receiving praise for its poetry, photography and roots in cross-cultural collaboration that aim to help heal racism. On October 11, 2018, U.S. Sen....

 

The National Center Announces 2018 American Indian Business Scholarship Award Winners

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) recently announced five winners of its 2018 American Indian Business Scholarships. The scholarships recipients were honored at the 10th Anniversary 40 under 40 Celebration, which took place in conjunction with the latest Native Edge...

 

Ruck's Meat Processing Recalls Sausage Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

St. Paul, MN: Ruck's Meat Processing of Belle Plaine, Minnesota, is voluntarily recalling a variety of sausage products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. During routine sampling, Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) inspectors discovered the...

 

November Weed of the Month: Local Solutions for Controlling Oriental Bittersweet

In southeast Minnesota, an invasive woody vine has caused property damage and altered ecosystems with its prolific seed production and aggressive growth. Oriental bittersweet (Celatrus orbiculatus) was first confirmed in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area in 2010, and...

 

Spanking is ineffective and harmful to children, pediatricians' group says

Parents should not spank their children, the American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday in its most strongly worded policy statement warning against the harmful effects of corporal punishment in the home. The group, which represents about 67,000 doctors, also recommended that pediatricians advise parents against the...

 

Chickasaws host hundreds at Multi-Tribal Day

SULPHUR, Okla. – Several hundred visitors filled the Chickasaw Cultural Center's Traditional Village Nov. 3, to enjoy, learn and partake in dance, food, crafts and much more during Multi-Tribal Day. Representatives of about a dozen tribal nations, including dancers,...

 

Native Americans served in Vietnam, PBS is sharing their story

As part of native american heritage month, this November, Twin Cities PBS is highlighting native cultures with special events and programming. Specifically, a documentary that centers around the experience of Native Americans who served in Vietnam. https://www.kare11.com/video/entertainment/televisi...

 

How a school bus driver and 4 First Nation members came together to harvest a moose

When Darcy Laliberty got wind of a dead moose on the side of the Alaska Highway last winter, he had no idea he'd be watching the animal's eyeballs get hung from a tree a few hours later. Laliberty, who is non-Indigenous, ended up having an "emotional" and "intense" experience with four members of the Kwanlin Dun First...

 

Indian Relay rallies Canada's First Nation communities

As if horse racing was not dangerous enough, these riders have no saddle or helmets - and they switch horses mid-race. The so-called Indian Relay is a sport practised by members of Canada's First Nation communities, who say the horsemanship and skill involved keeps negative influences at bay. https:...

 

New Photography Exhibit Explores the Legacy of Local Department Stores From Dayton's to Donaldson's

Quick Facts Exhibit: "Thank You For Shopping" Dates: Nov. 15, 2018-Feb. 24, 2019 Where: Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis Cost: Free Hours: Tues-Sat, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun, Noon-5 p.m. Throughout the 20th century, department stores ruled the retail landscapes...

 

Best of Show Features an Actual Show

TISHOMINGO, Okla. – "Southeastern Art Show and Market (SEASAM) attendees probably didn't realize the submission named "Best in Show" contained an actual "show." Woven throughout Kelley Lunsford's prize-winning mat is 8mm film of a family's 1960-era vacation to...

 

After many years, we are home

MAHNOMEN, MINN. -- Duane Reynolds and Rachel Kupcho had never met until last weekend, when they each drove 250 miles from their suburban Twin Cities homes to the lake-dotted land of the White Earth Indian Reservation in northwestern Minnesota. Amid the sweet smell of burning sage and the heartbeat thumping of Ojibwe...

 

The Children The Opioid Crisis Has Left Behind

Lafayette, Ind. ― There were about three agonizing weeks between the moment Jodie Hicks called child protective services on her son and the moment her granddaughter, Tessa, was taken out of his care. She didn’t want to make the call. What kind of mother calls the authorities on her son? https://...

 

Dancing to the drumbeat: BSU holds 47th Annual Powwow at John Glas Fieldhouse

BEMIDJI -- Brendan Strong stood outside BSU's John Glas Fieldhouse on Saturday, quietly singing an Ojibwe song into the recorder on his phone. Coming from Red Lake, he was at the University to drum in the 47th Annual Powwow, organized by the Council of Indian Students....

 

American Indian Heritage Month Celebrations Feature Festivals, Performances, Screenings and Talks at the National Museum of the American Indian

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian celebrates American Indian Heritage Month with numerous events in Washington, D.C., and New York City to honor Native veterans. Activities in both locations will also feature artists, musicians and dancers to celebrate Native peoples’ culture and traditions....

 

Chickasaw Nation Documentary Wins Heartland EMMY® Award

ADA, Okla. — The Heartland Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences honored “Winter Fire—And Our Mothers Cried,” with an EMMY® Award in the Documentary – Historical category. “And Our Mothers Cried” vividly brings to life the Indian boarding school era of the late 19th and early...

 

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