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Schingoethe Center for Native American cultures Aurora University 347 Gladstone Ave., Aurora (630) 844-7843 aurora.edu/museum/#.Wj1cyK2ZNcB. Mitchell Museum of the American Indian Kendall College 2408 Orrington Ave., Evanston (847) 475-1030 mitchellmuseum.org. Dickson Mounds Museum ...
Senator Elizabeth Warren's hometown newspaper, the Boston Globe, highlights her problems on the left with her claims of having Native American ... be her natural allies say Warren has displayed a stubborn unwillingness to address the gap between the story she was told of Native Americans in the family ...

There's a forest preserve near St. Charles named after Kateri Tekakwitha, the first American Indian to be recognized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church. Of course, there are the rivers: the Illinois, Mississippi, Ohio, Wabash, Kaskaskia, Chicago, West Okaw, Sangamon, Mackinaw, Kishwaukee, ...
The "Native American Contemporary" exhibit, which is showing through March 3, represents Native American artists from the tribes of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Chitimacha, Chocktaw, Delaware, Eastern Shawnee, Mescalero Apache, Mohawk, Muskogee Creek, Osage, Sac and Fox, Seminole and ...
WASHINGTON -- There's a ghost haunting Elizabeth Warren as she ramps up for a possible 2020 presidential bid and a reelection campaign in Massachusetts this year: her enduring and undocumented claims of Native American ancestry. Warren says now, as she has from the first days of her public life, ...
Three Native American tribes in the Dakotas are suing opioid manufacturers and distributors, alleging they concealed and minimized the addiction risk of prescription drugs. The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe and the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate sued 24 opioid industry groups in federal ...
Jeff Hawk said he was sitting in the lounge area of his dispensary chatting with friends early on Tuesday evening when several assault-rifle wielding Six Nations police officers burst in, ordering everyone to get on the ground. Hawk's dispensary, called Green Health for 6, was the second to be hit by a raid in ...
wells is one of the two high schools in Maine still actively displaying Native American imagery. When a $27 million high school renovation was completed in 2017, the profile image of a stoic Native American with feathers in his braided hair had been added to the athletic facility entrance. The high school ...
Saskatchewan's marijuana legislation was announced earlier this week and the province said in an email that it hasn't made any decision yet regarding a provincial sales tax on marijuana. But according to both the federal and provincial governments, First Nations people with a valid certificate of Indian ...
This 2010 photo provided by Northern Arizona University shows photographer John Running on the Colorado River. Running died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, of complications from a brain tumor at his Flagstaff home, said his daughter, Raechel Running. He was 77. (Northern Arizona University via AP)more +.
3 Native American tribes sue opioid industry groups ... Sioux Falls, S.D. (AP) -- Three Native American tribes in the Dakotas are suing opioid manufacturers and distributors, alleging they concealed and minimized the addiction ... It is one of the first to tie claims to drugs' the impact on Native Americans.
"Native Americans have so much land that is capable of farming and having cattle on, but most of it is not used for that," Vieira said, adding that Native Americans he knows don't know how to get their food. "We've known how to farm for hundreds of years, but it's starting to die out," he said. "We need to ...
Sioux Falls, S.D. -- Three Native American tribes in the Dakotas are suing opioid manufacturers and distributors, alleging they concealed and minimized the ... The complaint noted that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that one in 10 Native Americans used prescription opioids for ...
Even today, some public school systems, prisons and some workplaces still require Native Americans to cut their hair. ... Braids has since spread across Canada and into the U.S., sprouting chapters in California, Michigan, New Mexico and South Dakota -- states with large Native American populations.
... findings suggest a revised family tree: a single ancestral Native American group split from East Asians about 35,000 years ago, before later splitting, some 20,000 years ago, into two distinct groups. One was the Ancient Beringians, and the other constituted the ancestors of modern-day Native Americans, ...

Three Indigenous communities in Saskatchewan have been approved to apply for a licence to sell marijuana by the province of Saskatchewan following its cannabis policy announcement on Monday. Those communities are Onion Lake Cree Nation, Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation and Lac La Ronge Indian ...
The 17-year-olds, who otherwise might never have met, worked together to organize the Order of the Arrow Karankawa Lodge 307's Native American Pow Wow, which will be Jan. 13 at First United Methodist Church. Francisco, a senior at Moody high school, has spent about a year juggling his homework, ...
I'm not sure why Indian mascots got dragged into this conversation regarding the South Eugene high school Axemen, but I can assure writer Jim Crabbe ("How has 'Axemen' hurt SE girls?, Jan. 6) that many, many Native Americans are absolutely horrified by these "crude reminders of their culture" ...
OLYMPIA - Washington teachers trying to comply with a mandate to integrate Native American culture in their classrooms could get help toward that goal. A new bill would give teachers more training on tribal history, sovereignty and treaty rights to meet a 2015 law that requires Washington teachers to ...
The third annual Native American TV Writers Lab, presented by the LA Skins Fest, is now accepting applications through March 9. Modeled after the National Hispanic Media Coalition's popular writers program, the five-week intensive is sponsored by CBS Entertainment Diversity, Comcast NBCUniversal, ...
Sioux Falls, S.D. (AP) -- Three Native American tribes in the Dakotas are suing opioid manufacturers and distributors, alleging they concealed and minimized the addiction risk of prescription drugs. The Rosebud ... But the case is one of the first to tie claims to the disparate impact on Native Americans.
American Indians come to Hales Corners with ideas and business savvy ... HALES CORNERS - So, where do you think, the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin is? ... The target market is Native Americans, but loans have gone to Hispanic, black and white entrepreneurs, Anderson said.
FARGO -- The Fargo Native American Commission presented the fifth annual New Year's Eve "Mini Powwow and Round Dance" on Sunday, Dec. ... The event was also sponsored by FM Native American Programs, 4 Bears Casino and Lodge and the Three Affiliated tribes East Segment Community.
Albuquerque, N.M. -- The 133 Native American high school students attending the American Indian Graduate Center Know Before U Go college preparation event received a special surprise. Guest speaker Regis Pecos, founder and current co-director of the Leadership Institute at Santa Fe Indian ...
We've spent a lot of time as a city talking about disparities among different racial groups, but many times those conversations don't address Native peoples. It's frustrating and hurtful, because I've seen firsthand a lot of the struggles within the Native American community. In my work at Kids Forward, I've ...
And so a partnership was formed with Bismarck-based KAT Communications, I-WIN and UND's Recruitment and Retention of American Indians into Nursing (rain) program. Heuer took on the role of executive producer, and the filmmakers conducted in-depth interviews with native nurses who talked about ...
On Saturday, dozens of people of all ages attended a Native American history hike. Experts discussed the history of Native Americans who lived and traveled through Central Texas before hiking the park. Hikers explored a shelter area in the park and a carved-out cave where Native Americans actually ...
Canada's newly minted Indigenous services minister says new funding agreements with First Nations will signal a "dramatic change" in the relationship between indigenous people and Ottawa. The new transfer-style agreements being proposed by Minister Jane Phillpott, alongside the Assembly of First ...
When Ms. Smith asked her in 2015 what she might like to write about for Arena, Ms. Nagle immediately thought of the Violence Against women Act, which was strengthened in 2013, giving tribal courts the power to prosecute non-Native Americans who victimize Native American women on tribal land.
While the scientists expected the baby girl's DNA to belong to one of the two known branches of Native American ancestry (northern and southern), they ... "Before this girl's genome, we only had more recent Native Americans and ancient Siberians to work out the relationships and time of divergence," ...
And the shift here is part of an escalating battle over Native American enfranchisement, one that comes amid a larger wave of voting rights movements spreading across the ... There are 6.6 million American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, representing about 2 percent of the population.
A medicine man dances in front of the White House at a rally for Native American rights on March 10, 2017, in Washington, DC. ... News they were wary about a Donald Trump presidency because the campaign had yet to reach out to them, or list priorities as applied to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Of Native American women who have been sexually assaulted, 96 percent said their assailants include at least one non-native perpetrator. She said that's problematic for native communities because the Supreme Court has ruled tribes don't have jurisdiction to prosecute non-natives for crimes committed ...
My work on this book began with a fascination with a vast archive of American Indian language texts, consisting of vocabulary lists, grammars, translated catechisms, dictionaries and sermons, all written in Indigenous languages by Missionaries and Native American interpreters. The interpretive methods ...
CAMPBELLSPORT - The Friends of the Kettle Moraine invite the public to the next program in the Evening with Nature Series, the First 12,000 years of Native American History, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11 at the Ice Age Visitor Center of the Kettle Moraine State Forest - Northern Unit, located off ...
Reinette Redbird Tendore's hiring comes eight months after the university announced the creation of the UW Native American Research and cultural ... Tendore will work with programs such as American Indian Studies, the High Plains American Indian Research Institute and the student-run Keepers of the ...
A decade after the start of the recession, Native Americans posted poverty and unemployment numbers that were more than twice the overall state ... "If you're not able to get a job in the state of Arizona, because you're Native American and have low educational attainment rate, it's not going to happen.".
the 78-year-old Miwuk and Paiute man says at the site of the last Native American village in Yosemite Valley, destroyed by the National Park Service by ... Yosemite's native community dwindled after a battalion of state militia found the area in the mid-1800s while hunting for Native Americans believed to be ...
More than a third of Native Americans and their family members have experienced slurs and violence, and close to a third have faced discrimination in the workplace and when interacting with the police. Native Americans who live in majority-Native American areas are significantly more likely to experience ...
And now Trump has slashed southern Utah's Bears Ears National Monument -- essentially the first Native American-pushed monument -- by more than a million acres to a fraction of its ... Tribal leaders feared Trump would not be as friendly to Native Americans as Obama, given his history with tribes.
by James J. Zogby President Donald Trump's decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital was irresponsible and dangerous for more reasons than I can count. Let me outline just a few of the principle concerns: While we have all… Continue Reading ...
Nearly a century ago, an amateur archaeologist and showman named Ralph Glidden dug up Native American burial sites on Catalina and other Channel ... The tribe is already preparing to swap collections with the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington and to create a Cahuilla Indian ...
In their 2015 throne speech, the Liberals pledged $1.8 billion to end long-term boil water advisories on First Nations reserves within five years. But the minimum capital investment needed to keep that promise is $3.2 billion, according to a report released Thursday by the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) ...
In 2010, the American Psychiatric Association reported that three times as many American Indians lack health insurance compared to whites. A majority of American Indian youth and families do not trust conventional mental health treatments offered, and there is a growing need for culturally-congruent, ...
Tara Houska, an Ojibwe attorney, told me she felt Trump had used the event honoring Native American men to demean Native American women with lack of awareness about Jackson and his jab at Warren. "Greeting Indigenous Code Talkers in front of that portrait, knowing Andrew Jackson is responsible ...
indigenous people's Day wants to bring light to Native Americans ... "I mean I've met people who don't think native American people, still exist ...
For some American Indians, however, Thanksgiving has a different meaning. ... activist, promoting American Indian culture and multiculturalism.
"Fall is the annual middle finger this country gives Native Americans," ... Chris Firethunder, a member of the Oglala Lakota Native American ...



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