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A new ‘edge’ at Indian Market this year »

People crowd the streets surrounding the Plaza during last year’s Santa Fe Indian Market. The market last year brought in an estimated 150,000 visitors, and had an $80 million economic impact on the city and state. (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal)

02:20 pm | By Jackie Jadrnak, Albuquerque Journal Bouncing back from financial and staffing controversies last year, the Santa Fe Indian Market this August is promising a newly contemporary flavor. It’s not that the standards are…

May 29 2015 / Read More »

History, Biology and Purpose – what it means to be member of a Native community »

Gyasi Ross, keynote speaker at Tulalip Wellness Conference.
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11:47 am | By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News    As part of the Community Wellness Conference that took place on May 11 at the Tulalip Resort, keynote speaker Gyasi Ross gave an impassioned speech directed at…

May 20 2015 / Read More »
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Riverton hospital moves to enter EPA tribal boundary dispute »

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03:32 pm | Riverton hospital moves to enter EPA tribal boundary dispute By Ben Neary, Associated Press Riverton Memorial Hospital maintains that…

May 29 2015 / Read More »

Former tribal chairman joins marijuana company »

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11:50 am |   By Jessica Holdman, The Bismarck Tribune Former MHA Nation Tribal Chairman Tex Hall has joined a company focused…

May 29 2015 / Read More »

Feds, tribal police target heroin ring centered on 2 Minnesota reservations »

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10:06 am | By Elizabeth Mohr, Pioneer Press Minnesota’s U.S. attorney on Thursday announced an indictment against 41 people and the “dismantlement”…

May 29 2015 / Read More »

Hopi Tribe, Arizona lawmakers ask feds for help in stopping French auction of sacred objects »

Leigh Kuwanwisiwma, right, director of the Hopi Tribe's Cultural Preservation Office, answers a question during a news conference on the Paris auctions selling Hopi sacred objects as Hopi Chief Ranger Ronald Honyumptewa looks on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Heard Museum in Phoenix. Hopi tribal leaders and Arizona’s members of Congress are asking U.S. law enforcement to stop the sale of about a dozen sacred Hopi artifacts at a Paris auction house in June. (Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic via AP) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

11:58 am | By Ryan Van Velzer, The Associated Press PHOENIX — Hopi tribal leaders and Arizona’s members of Congress are asking…

May 28 2015 / Read More »

Obama Administration Finalizes Clean Water Rule »

Wildlife refuges in the Klamath Basin often feature a mixture of commercial agriculture and what remains of the historic wetlands.

10:13 am | By Courtney Flatt, NWPR   The Obama Administration Wednesday announced a new clean water rule. The Environmental Protection Agency…

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    Feds, tribal police target heroin ring centered on 2 Minnesota reservations

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  • Leigh Kuwanwisiwma, right, director of the Hopi Tribe's Cultural Preservation Office, answers a question during a news conference on the Paris auctions selling Hopi sacred objects as Hopi Chief Ranger Ronald Honyumptewa looks on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Heard Museum in Phoenix. Hopi tribal leaders and Arizona’s members of Congress are asking U.S. law enforcement to stop the sale of about a dozen sacred Hopi artifacts at a Paris auction house in June. (Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic via AP) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Hopi Tribe, Arizona lawmakers ask feds for help in stopping French auction of sacred objects

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  • Wildlife refuges in the Klamath Basin often feature a mixture of commercial agriculture and what remains of the historic wetlands.

    Obama Administration Finalizes Clean Water Rule

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  • Gyasi Ross, keynote speaker at Tulalip Wellness Conference.
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    History, Biology and Purpose – what it means to be member of a Native community

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  • A train with oil tank cars idling in Philadelphia last month. The government has issued updated safety standards, which critics say do too little and the industry says are too strict.

    Environmental Groups File Challenge to Oil Transport Rules

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    What’s Lurking Behind the Suicides?

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    Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces $2 million in Grants to Build the Capacity of Tribal Education Departments

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    Record amounts raised at Boys & Girls Club Auction

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  • Students in the Tulalip Construction Training program are building two tiny houses to help the urban homeless population in Seattle. 
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    Tiny House Movement builds success

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    Local tribes continue fight for federal recognition

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    Law Firm Gifts $3.5M to Tribal Health

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  • Grave Matters
Pottery is often found at Native American graves. These were not taken from a gravesite, but represent common utilitary ware.
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    Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn’t met promise

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Lapwai edges Tulalip in Junior Nationals b-ball tourney »

08:53 am | By Micheal Rios, Tulalip News     As part of the 2015 7th Generation Mentoring program, Tulalip Tribes held the High School Junior Nationals Basketball Tournament over the weekend of May 16 and 17. The two-day tournament, featuring a boy’s bracket and girl’s bracket, brought out some of the best Native high school teams in…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
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Riverton hospital moves to enter EPA tribal boundary dispute »

03:32 pm | Riverton hospital moves to enter EPA tribal boundary dispute By Ben Neary, Associated Press Riverton Memorial Hospital maintains that a recent medical malpractice case filed against it in tribal court on the Wind River Indian Reservation underscores the problems the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency created in its recent decision that the city of Riverton and…

May 29 2015 / Read More »
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A new ‘edge’ at Indian Market this year »

02:20 pm | By Jackie Jadrnak, Albuquerque Journal Bouncing back from financial and staffing controversies last year, the Santa Fe Indian Market this August is promising a newly contemporary flavor. It’s not that the standards are changing substantially for the main market on the Plaza, although last year and this year some rules have been loosened to allow…

May 29 2015 / Read More »
People crowd the streets surrounding the Plaza during last year’s Santa Fe Indian Market. The market last year brought in an estimated 150,000 visitors, and had an $80 million economic impact on the city and state. (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal)

In One Tribal District, Native Teachers May Be Key to Improvement »

10:20 am | By Jackie Mader, Education Week A tribal school district in Wisconsin has increased the percentage of Native American teachers in its schools and has found that the strategy may be linked to improving academic performance, according to a story by WUWM Public Radio. The Menominee Indian school district in the eastern part of the state…

May 29 2015 / Read More »
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Experience the indigenous art of North America »

09:26 am |  by Micheal Rios, Tulalip News Traditional ceremonial practices and art-making are imbedded in all Native cultures. These fundamental Native aspects continue today much as they did in the past, and new forms have evolved in response to social changes, new markets, and a desire for personal expressions. The resurgence of canoe carving teaches youth how…

May 28 2015 / Read More »
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Experience the indigenous art of North America »

09:26 am |  by Micheal Rios, Tulalip News Traditional ceremonial practices and art-making are imbedded in all Native cultures. These fundamental Native aspects continue today much as they did in the past, and…

May 28 2015 / Read More »

Honoring Our Fallen, Memorial Day 2015 at Tulalip »

Members of the Tulalip Tribes Honor Guard. 
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12:40 pm |   by Mara Hill, Tulalip News The significance of Memorial Day is much more than taking an extended vacation or having a…

May 27 2015 / Read More »

Tulalip movers and shakers form Native youth council »

Mikaylee Pablo, the new Tulalip Youth Council female co-chair, listens as other candidates to the youth council discuss changes they would like to see happen in their community.
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11:58 am | by Brandi N. Montreuil, Tulalip News      Native youth across Indian country are assembling to make a difference in their communities.…

May 20 2015 / Read More »
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In One Tribal District, Native Teachers May Be Key to Improvement »

10:20 am | By Jackie Mader, Education Week A tribal school district in Wisconsin has increased the percentage of Native American teachers in its schools and has found that the strategy may be…

May 29 2015 / Read More »

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