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Wyoming experts on Indian culture hail ‘Squaw’ elimination

***For all things Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter*** By Clair McFarland, Cowboy State Daily The prospect of changing the names of Wyoming landmarks to remove the word “squaw” brings sighs of relief from two Wyoming native culture experts. Crystal C’Bearing of the Northern Arapaho Tribal Historic Preservation Office and Lynette St. Clair of […]

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FSU basketball’s RayQuan Evans raised on Montana reserve

Watch: RayQuan Evans talks FSU basketball road win at Syracuse Evans scored 15 points in the Seminoles’ win at Syracuse despite the absence of Malik Osborne. FSU Sports News, Tallahassee Democrat That night, wearing that jersey, no one but Ray Quan Evans was destined to stand at the free throw line for Florida State with […]

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Yellowstone NP Bison transferred to Montana Indian Reservation – Sheridan Media

Kevin Koile – Sheridan Media Some bison living in Yellowstone National Park will soon have a new home in Montana. On Wednesday, Jan. 12, the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation completed the transfer of 28 bison from Yellowstone to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Poplar, Montana, as part of […]

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Triple homicide on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

Details Through Darren Thompson January 12, 2022 In the early morning hours of January 5, a triple homicide occurred at Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. On January 10, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Public Safety of the Oglala Sioux Tribe released the names of […]

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Woman pleads guilty to second degree murder on Mount Pleasant Indian reservation – CBS Detroit

BAY CITY, Michigan (CBS Detroit) – Kaden Gilbert, 21, of Blanchard, pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the fatal attack on Nangonhs Massey, 21, on a Mount Pleasant Indian reservation on Wednesday. According to a press release from the US Attorney’s Office, Gilbert went to Massey’s home in November 2020 and intentionally stabbed her […]

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Woman pleads guilty to second degree murder on Mount Pleasant Indian reservation – CW50 Detroit

BAY CITY, Michigan (CBS Detroit) – Kaden Gilbert, 21, of Blanchard, pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the fatal attack on Nangonhs Massey, 21, on a Mount Pleasant Indian reservation on Wednesday. According to a press release from the US Attorney’s Office, Gilbert went to Massey’s home in November 2020 and intentionally stabbed her […]

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Man pleads guilty to murdering girlfriend on Red Lake Indian reservation

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A northern Minnesota man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the 2019 murder of a woman on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The Minnesota U.S. Attorney’s Office said William Jones IV, 24, of Ponemah, pleaded guilty to second degree murder on November 6, 2019, assaulting his girlfriend who later died of her injuries. […]

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William Jones pleads guilty to murdering his girlfriend on the Red Lake Indian reservation – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A northern Minnesota man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the 2019 murder of a woman on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The Minnesota U.S. Attorney’s Office said William Jones IV, 24, of Ponemah, pleaded guilty to second degree murder on November 6, 2019, assaulting his girlfriend who later died of her injuries. […]

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Anishinaabe sculptor Jason Quigno represents contemporary Native American culture at ArtPrize

Details Through Levi Rickert September 17, 2021 GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – Anishinaabe artist Jason Quigno installed his 7,000-pound sculpture outside the LV Eberhard Center at Grand Valley State University on Thursday as an entry in the biennial Artprize competition in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. Art Award is an open and independent international art competition that […]

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NON-PROFIT REGISTER | Festival will present Native American culture and traditions | New

DENVER AMERICAN INDIAN FESTIVAL New: Attendance at the Denver American Indian Festival has grown so much over its eight-year history that the 2021 edition is moving to a larger venue, the spacious Riverdale Regional Park Fairgrounds, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. The dates are September 25 and 26. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on […]

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Finding Ryelynn: Native American Transgender Teenager From Umatilla Indian Reservation Speaks Out | New

Ryelynn Melton is like a lot of girls her age. She loves makeup and spends hours creating art on her face. She loves jewelry, clothes and her dog, Riley. She teases her parents and sometimes responds. She likes to cook but not clean up afterwards, according to her mother. Unlike most teens, Ryelynn gained media […]

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Revelations by Max Porter of Wooster School on the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming

Connecticut Service Group travels to Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming, to connect, build and learn Despite the beating sun and the long hours that caused us terrible sunburns and exhaustion, we persevered. We continued because we knew the end result of this mission. It wasn’t to recreate a beautiful basketball court for the kids at […]

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When a tattoo artist visits the Navajo Indian Reservation, what they discover is more than what they negotiate.

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (PRWEB) July 13, 2021 Kathleen Martin has lived with the dream of becoming an author since the age of 12. It took 50 years to make this dream come true. Today that dream is finally a reality with the release of her first novel, “Called Back” (published by Balboa Press), a story […]

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Experience Colorado’s Native American culture one bite at a time in Tocabe

DENVER – Tocabe has been serving Native American cuisine since 2008, but the recipes and ingredients have been passed down from generation to generation. The only American Indian owned and operated restaurant in Metro Denver, Tocabé combines traditional recipes from the Osage family with elements of modern Native American cuisine. The co-owners, Matt Chandra and […]

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Opening of a support center for victims of sexual assault on the Menominee Indian reserve

MENOMINEE COUNTY, Wisconsin (WBAY) – It is often difficult to prosecute crimes of sexual assault when victims are silenced by fear and embarrassment. “Sometimes they blame themselves or the victim of the abuser blames it and so the victim internalizes that,” said Courtney Carlton, sexual assault lawyer for Menominee County Social Services. A family rights […]

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BIA agent shoots man on Crow Indian reservation

Details Through Indigenous News Online Staff March 14, 2021 recent news LODGE GRASS, Mont. – The FBI is investigating a Sunday morning shooting at Lodge Grass, Mont. on the Crow Indian Reservation involving a Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) police officer and a man. The information was released by the Salt Lake City FBI field […]

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Director Tsanavi Spoonhunter on Documenting Food Insecurity on the Crow Indian Reservation

By Stéphanie Serrano | KUNR This article was originally published by our media partner, Reno Public Radio / KUNR. Listen now. Tsanavi Spoonhunter is an award-winning director. His documentary Crow country: our right to food sovereignty recently won the award for Best Documentary Short by the American Indian Film Festival. The film presents the tribal […]

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Director Tsanavi Spoonhunter on Documenting Food Insecurity on the Crow Indian Reservation

Tsanavi Spoonhunter is an award-winning director. His documentary Crow country: our right to food sovereignty recently won the award for Best Documentary Short by the American Indian Film Festival. The film presents the tribal members of the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana and their struggles to maintain food security. The Crow Indian Reservation The Crow […]

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Director Tsanavi Spoonhunter on Documenting Food Insecurity on the Crow Indian Reservation

Tsanavi Spoonhunter is an award-winning director. His documentary Crow country: our right to food sovereignty recently won the award for Best Documentary Short by the American Indian Film Festival. The film presents the tribal members of the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana and their struggles to maintain food security. The Crow Indian Reservation The Crow […]

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Kansas City chiefs ban hairstyles and face painting appropriating Native American culture

Kansas City Chiefs officially banned fans wearing headdresses in an ad which describes the steps taken by the NFL team to better celebrate and understand Native American cultures. The Chiefs, who discouraged fans from wearing such headdresses before this ban, are also banning face painting that appropriates Native American cultures and revising the use of […]

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Ending Native American Reservation Tragedy – Catholic Philly

Sacred art depicts Saint Kateri Tekakwitha among other Catholic saints. The feast of the first Native American saint is July 14. By Richard May • Posted on July 14, 2020 “We have no hope; it will always be like that. – Lakota Sioux resident of the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. *** There are 7 […]

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Supreme Court Says Much of Oklahoma Belongs to Indian Reservation

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that much of Oklahoma belonged to Native American tribes in a huge victory for a reservation that challenged the state’s authority to prosecute crimes on its territory. In Decision 5-4, the majority ruled that the disputed area covering approximately half of the state and most of the city of Tulsa […]

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Nearly half of Oklahoma is an Indian reservation, Supreme Court finds

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that much of eastern Oklahoma remains a Native American reservation, a move that state and federal officials say could plunge Oklahoma into chaos. The court decision 5-4, written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, means that Oklahoma prosecutors do not have the power to initiate criminal proceedings against Native American defendants in […]

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Living on an Indian reservation made me change my mind about Christopher Columbus

As the son of two Italian immigrants, I am proud to be Italian-American. My parents deeply instilled in me the Italian values ​​of family bonding, hard work and frugality. My mom came to America as a teenager and my dad moved into his twenties; they both worked hard to support their families and owned and […]

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Florence Pugh: Felt embarrassed by the abuse of Indian culture for profit | Cinema news in English

Actress Florence Pugh felt sad that Indian culture was being abused for profit and apologized for disrespecting the beauty of the religion she was taught many years ago. The confession came as part of his lengthy statement to apologize for past cultural appropriation. The 24-year-old actress posted the statement on Instagram. Acknowledging the “tidal wave […]

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Rosebud Indian Reservation under lockdown as tribe has 14 positive COVID-19 cases

Details Through Levi Rickert May 13, 2020 ROSEBUD INDIAN RESERVATION – Sioux Rosebud Tribe President Rodney Bordeaux on Wednesday issued a lockdown for the entire Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota starting at midnight tonight. The lockdown will remain in effect until Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 6 a.m. CDT. The action came after Rosebud […]

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Supreme Court questions whether much of Oklahoma is an Indian reservation

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday over whether much of eastern Oklahoma is an Indian reservation, a question that could have huge consequences for the 1.8 million residents of the region in criminal justice and trade matters. The argument revolved around the grim history of the nation’s treatment of Native Americans and […]

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UW Extension Billboards Promote Health and Fitness on Wind River Indian Reservation | News

March 13, 2020 A billboard featuring Wind River Indian Reservation resident John Pingree in traditional dance attire helps send a culture-specific message of the importance of health and physical activity to people. residents of the reserve. (Photo UW) Two billboards featuring a Native American in traditional dance attire help send a culture-specific message of the […]

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As Native American Culture Grows In Celebration, Northeastern Michigan Lacks, Woman Says | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Julie Riddle In her Alpena home, Indian Marie Fielder holds a walking stick, a gift from her native pureblood father, pictured next to her. When she was little Marie Fielder knew she was different. “I remember being scared that if I was a bad girl I would have to go to native […]

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A quest to rebuild the Amerindian “reserve” of Baltimore

A few years ago, I invited a group of college students to take a short walking tour of the Lumbee Indian community of East Baltimore. The Lumbees are native to North Carolina, but have been around Baltimore since at least the 1930s. My grandparents moved here in 1963 with their three children, including my mother. […]

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Sacred Heart University students volunteer at a Native American reservation

Ohen one thinks of the Native American reservations of Connecticut, the wealth fueled by the casinos of the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes offer compelling examples of commercial success. But the situation is surprisingly different on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation in La Plant, South Dakota, where poverty and unemployment levels are among the […]

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Analysis of the arguments: Judges doubt the ramifications of a vast Indian reservation in Oklahoma

By Ronald Mann November 27, 2018 at 6:24 p.m. Lisa S. Blatt for the Petitioner This morning brought to the judges a momentous case of a different kind. Carpenter v. Murphy does not raise issues of actual innocence, ineffective assistance of counsel, or permissible methods of execution. Rather, it poses a different kind of question […]

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Is half of Oklahoma an Indian reservation? The Supreme Court examines the merits

“There is a fundamental principle of law that stems from Sherlock Holmes, which is the dog that did not bark,” he said. “And how come none of this has been acknowledged by anyone or affirmed by the Creek Nation, as far as I know, for 100 years?” Ian H. Gershengorn, an attorney for Mr. Murphy, […]

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Should eastern Oklahoma be considered an Indian reservation? : NPR

The Supreme Court is hearing a landmark case in which it will have to decide whether nearly half of Oklahoma, a vast area including much of Tulsa, is an Indian reservation. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: Today the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the entire eastern half of Oklahoma should be considered an Indian reservation. […]

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Pechanga Indian Reservation – Inland Empire Community News

Photo credit: joefidelio.files.wordpress.com Local advertising The Pechanga Resort and Casino is an Indian casino located on the Pechanga Indian Reservation in Temecula, California. It is the largest casino in the state of California. With 3,400 slot machines and approximately 188,000 square feet of gaming space. Stella and I joined a busload of people from the […]

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As Obama makes rare presidential visit to Indian reservation, past US betrayals loom

President Obama made his first visit as president to an Indian reservation, where he touted his administration’s progress with Native Americans. (WhiteHouse.gov) CANNONBALL, ND — This isolated town nestled in the rolling prairie of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Nation is so small its only formal sign is a rock spray-painted with “C. Ball.” But […]

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Brutal crime grips the Wind River Indian Reservation

Nicknamed “the thrust”, it is inspired by the military strategy of the war in Iraq, around 2007, which helped to change the course of the conflict. Hundreds of officers from the National Park Service and other federal agencies swarmed the reservations, and crime was reduced on three of the four reservations – including a 68% […]