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DREAM CATCHERS IN NATIVE CULTURE

DREAM CATCHERS IN NATIVE CULTURE

July 11, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

When I was younger, I had this green dream catcher that I’d hang right above my bed any time my family moved. My father always told me, “Don’t let it fall, it’ll make all the bad dreams fall out!” So, I always made sure to handle i...

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Tribal Sovereignty as a Pathway to Thriving Economies

Tribal Sovereignty as a Pathway to Thriving Economies

July 5, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

Native American tribal members have a unique citizenship status – classified as both citizens of the U.S. and of their sovereign tribal nation. And currently, there are 573 federally recognized tribes (including bands, pueblos, communities, and ...

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US Navy Recognizes Cherokee Patriotism

US Navy Recognizes Cherokee Patriotism

July 2, 2019 | Cherokee Nation Notes From The Chief

Cherokee Nation was recently bestowed a great honor by the U.S. Navy, which has decided to name its latest rescue ship after our tribal nation. The forthcoming USNS Cherokee Nation will be launched in the summer of 2021 and will be a testament to the ...

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History of the Hopi People

History of the Hopi People

June 21, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

We often don’t realize how diverse Native tribes are – including their cultural traditions, differences in governance, and distinct histories over time. Today, we’re taking a look at the history of the Hopi people — known as &l...

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Native Foodies - Potato Candy

Native Foodies - Potato Candy

June 19, 2019 | Native Foodies

Food tells the story of whoever cooks it.  Like the different chapters of a book our stories change depending on the environment, people, and place we are surrounded by.  Food is how many people including me show their love. I am still writing my food...

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The Governor's Report - May

The Governor's Report - May

June 14, 2019 | Absentee Shawnee Governor's Report

Hello Tribal People!! Hope everyone is preparing for the spring and the threat of tornadic weather. Seems this year is getting off to a fast start as it is already the middle part of April. My schedule has been very busy with public school c...

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Family is foundation of all we do

Family is foundation of all we do

June 14, 2019 | Choctaw Voices

Throughout the last five years, I’m sure many of you have seen or heard us use the phrase faith, family and culture. Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture is the Choctaw Nation’s vision.  Family is the foundation of all that...

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CPN Veterans report: May

CPN Veterans report: May

June 14, 2019 | CPN Veterans Report

Bozho(Hello), I know so many people and veterans who are either having shoulder surgery or have had it done. There is some very interesting work on shoulder surgeries coming from the U.S. Veterans Affairs Baltimore VA Medical Center. As noted in a press release...

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The Chief Reports - May

The Chief Reports - May

June 14, 2019 | Miami Nation News - The Chief Reports

Aya, aya ceeki eeweemakiki! Greetings to all my relatives. It is ceecaahkwa kiilhswa, the moon of the sandhill crane, and here in noošonkesiipionki myaamionki, we are busy with preparations for the 2019 National Gathering Week and our annual General Coun...

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Celebrating Our AIEF Scholars This Graduation Season

Celebrating Our AIEF Scholars This Graduation Season

June 14, 2019 | Partnership with Native Americans

“We honor them [graduates] with songs, talking positively of how this group is going to change things. People are smiling and seeing how parents react as [the students] graduate. Why can’t we live like this every day — positive, a moment of ha...

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Court Enters Final Judgement in Favor of Business Committee

Court Enters Final Judgement in Favor of Business Committee

June 14, 2019 | Seneca - Cayuga Nation - Chief’s Letters

The court enters final judgment in favor of Business Committee invalidating the election of Grievance Committee by Rump meeting following the lawful adjournment of 2018 General Council Meeting. On June 4, 2019, Judge Douthitt of the Court of Indian Of...

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