Publication: Indianz

First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Navajo Nation Council reconsiders higher tax on junk foods

toed CJA-04-14, amending Title 24 of the Nation Code by enacting the y Dine’ Nation Act of 2013. He cited the lack of regulatory provisions as the main reason. (Photo by Rick Abasta / Nation Office of the President and Vice President) The will reconsider ... [Published Indianz - 22 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Blog: Climate change impacts Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations

| More on: Ongoing series on and the in British Columbia: On a sunny summer day, the view from Tofino’s First Street dock northward, across the Van Nevel Channel, is stunning. The 2,400-foot-tall Wah-nah-jus, or Lone Cone, arches above the tranquil surface ... [Published Indianz - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Peter Twitchell: Stop passing the buck on our Yup'ik culture

More on: , , urges Yup'ik people to carry on their traditions and culture: We keep passing the buck. Is our attitude that someone else can help heal our families? Only we can do that. Who knows more about our culture than we do – no one. We are the ones ... [Published Indianz - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Tribe
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Wendell George: Little Joe connects with his tribal heritage

More on: , , , , a member of the of , shares the story of Little Joe: Little Joe wasn’t surprised when he discovered he was Native American. He had brown eyes, dark hair and some of his friends called him “Chief.” On his 13th birthday he decided to find ... [Published Indianz - 15 hours ago]
Entities: George Little, Tribe, Cowboy
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

CDC reports show high death rates among Native Americans

Death rates for American Indians and Alaska Natives are nearly 50 percent greater than rates among non-Hispanic Whites, according to a series of reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .According to the data, cancer is the leading ... [Published Indianz - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Murray Sinclair: Effects of residential school era will linger

| More on: , , the chairman of the , says the effects of the residential school era won't go away overnight: Now that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's seventh and final national event is over, some have asked, "What's next?"From the perspective ... [Published Indianz - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Murray Sinclair
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Photos: Cowboy Indian Alliance rides to National Mall in DC

e protest outside Capitol. pic.twitter.com/gdx5ea23q0— Sarah Anne Hughes (@istsarah) The arrived in Washington, D.C., this morning. The Ist blog posted a series of photos from the horseback ride to the Mall. Dozens of participants of all ages carried ... [Published Indianz - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Cowboy, Protest, Pipeline
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Opinion: Maps represent destruction of Native people in US

More on: US Nations map with no borders. Map by Aarron CarapellaWriter discusses what a map of the United States looks like from indigenous eyes: Westboro Baptist Church recently announced they would bring their colorful posters and seething vitriol to ... [Published Indianz - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Choctaw Nation Chief Greg Pyle set to retire after 17 years

| More on: , , Nation Chief is retiring after 17 years in office.Pyle announced his resignation on Monday during his 65th birthday celebration. He will step down April 28.“I have enjoyed working with the council and staff on the many tribal projects and ... [Published Indianz - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Resignation, Memory
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Wyoming tribes share per cap from $157M trust settlement

| More on: , , , The and the of are sharing in a $157 million fund settlement. The settlement covers a portion of a long-running case involving mismanaged assets and funds on the Wind River Reservation. The tribes have been in court since 1979 and have ... [Published Indianz - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Tribe, Wind River
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Alray Nelson: Bring marriage equality to the Navajo Nation

More on: , , Supporters of equality on the Nation. Photo from , the founder of the , calls for the repeal of the : Since the Diné Act, the rights and benefits only provides are null and void for my partner and me within the Nation. We cannot jointly file ... [Published Indianz - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Steven Newcomb: UNDRIP falls under domination framework

More on: , , , , explains why the leaves free people der continued domination: It is important, however, to be mindful that in the context of, and for the purposes of the ited Nations, the word “indigenous” does not mean “original” or “first.” Given that ... [Published Indianz - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Apartheid

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"From the time we come out of the womb, we have this heaviness in our spirits and hearts and mind," Waln said. "I was introverted and depressed, and gave me a way to work through all of that."
"Indians are entitled to sell tobacco to Indians in Indian Country free from state regulation" Native Wholesale Supply Company wrote in its opening brief to the Supreme Court
"Our families may not contribute millions to candidates, but we do put food on America's table and can only do that with clean water that is tar-sands-free" Kleeb said

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Murray Sinclair: Effects of residential school ... [Published Indianz - 16 hours ago]
Opinion: Maps represent destruction of Native p... [Published Indianz - 18 hours ago]
Alray Nelson: Bring marriage equality to the Na... [Published Indianz - 19 hours ago]
Wyoming tribes share per cap from $157M trust s... [Published Indianz - 19 hours ago]
Choctaw Nation Chief Greg Pyle set to retire af... [Published Indianz - 19 hours ago]
Steven Newcomb: UNDRIP falls under domination f... [Published Indianz - 22 hours ago]
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