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BIA adds golf course property to Suquamish Tribe’s reservation

Source: Indianz.com  The Port Madison Reservation, home to the Suquamish Tribe of Washington, has just grown in size. The Bureau of Indian Affairs added about 283 acres to the reservation. The property includes the White Horse Golf Club, which the tribe purchased in 2010 for $4.65 million. “The land was proclaimed to be an addition […]

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UW professor maintains roots, advocates for tribal law

By Morgan Krause, The Badger Herald University of Wisconsin law professor Richard Monette carries the values instilled in him as a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, saying his tribe of 30,000 members in North Dakota is what gives him strength. Monette said he credits much of his success to his educational journey. […]

February 28th, 2014 | Posted in Education | Read More »

Malloy opposes tribal recognition changes in letter to Obama

by Hartford Business.com A change to the criteria by which the federal government recognizes Native American tribes, which gives tribes authority to open casinos and receive education and health benefits, would “devastate” Connecticut because it could result in tribal land claims to developed areas of the state, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wrote in a letter […]

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Head Start Plans New Rapid City Building

By Jim Kent, South Dakota Public Broadcasting Rapid City’s Head Start program has plans for building a multi-million dollar facility for the hundreds of Native American families it serves in the area. The ultimate goal of the facility is to have a better place for future generations to learn and grow. Bruce Long Fox is executive […]

February 28th, 2014 | Posted in Education,News | Read More »

Kennedy Management Launches 100% Native American Owned and Operated Project Management and Consulting Company

  Kennedy Management Company announced today its official transition from Kennedy Wendel to Kennedy Management Company, a 100% Native American owned and operated project management, training, owners representative, and consulting firm. Source: Salamanca, New York (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Kennedy Management Company announced today its official transition from Kennedy Wendel to Kennedy Management Company, a […]

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LIBERATION DAY: AIM Members Gathers at Wounded Knee to Remember 1973 Takeover

BY LEVI RICKERT / 28 FEB 2014 WOUNDED KNEE — Despite wintry temperatures, under a brilliant blue sky, Wounded Knee 1973 veterans, such as Clyde Bellecourt and Bill Means, were joined Thursday, February 27, 2014 with a younger generation of American Indian Movement grassroots members—many of whom were not yet born—to remember the takeover 41 years ago of Wounded […]

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See standout Northwest artists’ works at Camano gallery

By Gale Fiege, The Herald Sculptor Karla Matzke of Camano Island helped national author E. Ashley Rooney write the recently released coffee table book “100 Artists of the Northwest.” Rooney has written other books highlighting regional artists in New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the Midwest and the South. Beginning March 1, the Matzke Fine Art Gallery […]

February 28th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Local News | Read More »

The Unbelievable Story Of Why Marlon Brando Rejected His 1973 Oscar For ‘The Godfather’

By Melia Robinson, Business Insider The man who made offers others couldn’t refuse once refused the movie industry’s heftiest honor. On March 5, 1973, Marlon Brando declined the Academy Award for Best Actor for his gut-wrenching performance as Vito Corleone in “The Godfather” — for a very unexpected reason. Here’s how it went down. The Movie That Brought Brando Back […]

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

How Native Americans Survived Last Ice Age Mystery Solved

By Hannah Osborne , February 27, 2014 19:00 PM GMT The mystery of how Native Americans managed to survive the last Ice Age 25,000 years ago has finally been solved. they got through the extreme cold by battening in one place and feasting on woolly mammoths. Researchers at Royal Holloway, University of London, and the Universities of […]

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in Education,News | Read More »

Devils Tower rejects Daft Punk’s bright idea for concert

  by Daniel Simmons-Ritchie, Rapid City Journal It was a plan that would have placed lasers at the base of the nation’s first national monument, attracted as many as 50,000 people, and starred one of the biggest names in music. But it wasn’t to be. The National Park Service said Tuesday that it has rejected […]

February 27th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

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