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Indian Country gripped by Haaland hearing for top US post

Indian Country gripped by Haaland hearing for top US post

Native American News
March 1, 2021

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — For Native Americans, Deb Haaland is more than an elected official on track to become the first Indigenous secretary of the Interior Department. She is a sister, an auntie and a fierce pueblo woman whose political stances have been...

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Writing Native American Stand-Ups Into the History of Comedy

Writing Native American Stand-Ups Into the History of Comedy

Native American News
March 1, 2021

An author who specializes in unearthing forgotten figures argues for the importance of Charlie Hill, the first Indigenous comic to appear on “The Tonight Show.” To the extent Will Rogers is known today, it’s as the folksy founding father of to...

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Native journalism trailblazer celebrates 193rd anniversary

Native journalism trailblazer celebrates 193rd anniversary

Cherokee Nation News
February 22, 2021

TAHLEQUAH – After Sequoyah invented the Cherokee syllabary in the early 1800s, his written language was used primarily for Christian instruction, but tribal leaders saw the syllabary could also be used to inform Cherokee people via a newspaper. “To ...

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Tribes have high hopes as Haaland confirmation hearing nears

Tribes have high hopes as Haaland confirmation hearing nears

Native American News
February 22, 2021

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Deb Haaland stood with fellow tribal members protesting an oil pipeline outside a reservation in North Dakota, advocated for protecting cultural landmarks in her home state of New Mexico and pointedly told government witnesses in a...

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Native Comedy Is Happening Everywhere

Native Comedy Is Happening Everywhere

Native American News
February 22, 2021

When Joey Clift was growing up, he adored comedy but assumed it was a world in which he’d never be welcomed, because he rarely saw Native American communities like his own represented onscreen. Thankfully — and partially due to receiv...

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Scholarship availability to Graduating Seniors

Scholarship availability to Graduating Seniors

Native American News
February 15, 2021

Graduating Seniors - Scholarship Applications for the upcoming2021-2022 school year are available. The Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club sponsors ten (10) Cherokee students,male or female, entering college, with a $600.00 per academic yearscholarship or endo...

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Veterans guide to home loans

Veterans guide to home loans

Native American News
December 9, 2020

Whether it’s your first home purchase or your third, special resources are exclusively available to help with your home buying process if you’re a veteran. Veterans also can take advantage of a VA loan, which saves money and makes it easier to achie...

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