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State of Emergency on Pine Ridge.. How to get Involved

A State of Emergency has been declared on the Pine Ridge Lakota “Sioux” Indian Reservation. People have died. Many more people are at risk of freezing to death. Another cold front is coming in, yet where is the national media coverage? Does the ‘Lacreek Electric Company’ – a non-Indian utility often thought to be prejudice, … Continue reading

Native American leader Elouise Cobell dies at 65

NATIONAL / WORLD NEWS 2:46 a.m. Monday, October 17, 2011 HELENA, Mont. — Elouise Cobell, the Blackfeet woman who led a 15-year legal fight to force the U.S. government to account for more than a century of mismanaged Indian land royalties, died Sunday. She was 65. Cobell died at a Great Falls hospital of complications … Continue reading

Newly Formed Native Nonprofit Joins the Sports Warriors Track Club to Support Native Distance Runners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Daney, Race Director Phone: (505) 710-3323 Email: SportsWarriorsTC@aol.com Web site:  http://www.SportsWarriorsTC.com   Newly Formed Native Nonprofit Joins the Sports Warriors Track Club to Support Native Distance Runners   Albuquerque, NM – June 18, 2011 – The Native American Sports Warriors Track Club (Sports Warriors TC) and Native Re-Vision have joined … Continue reading

“Nation Knockout Press Conference this Thursday”

    Thursday, June 30 at 2 PM, the press conference announcing “Nation Knockout” boxing event at the Comanche Nation Casino will be held at Buffalo Wild Wings, 2506 NW Cache Rd., in Lawton, OK, and the public is invited to attend.   Headlining “Nation Knockout” are “Comanche Boy” George Tahdooahnippah (27-0-1, 20 KO’s) and … Continue reading

Tribes should develop foreign policies to counter U.S. policy of contraction

Nobel winning economist Joseph Stiglitz is trying to change the national debate about the deficit, the role of government and the impact of those policies on the day-to-day economy. “There are principled ways of cutting the deficit … putting Americans back to work,” the Columbia University professor recently said in a speech, as quoted in … Continue reading

Significant Oil Spill on doorstep of Lubicon community

Residents, including children, sick after large oil spill in the Peace Region. 4 May 2011 (Edmonton) — Little Buffalo community members, including school children, continue to experience nausea, burning eyes and headaches after one of the largest pipeline spills in Alberta history last Friday by Plains All American leaked nearly 30,000 barrels of oil into … Continue reading

URGENT CALL FOR SUPPORT!!!!

A representative of the Greater Vallejo Recreation District has just informed the Native Americans occupying the Glen Cove sacred site that they “will not be allowed to camp” at the site – meaning the police will try to remove the occupation later today. Please come to Glen Cove and support the struggle to protect the … Continue reading

TVI Announcement

   Monica Garcia aka dreamerofharmony Program Director Native Hoop Radio n8tivesoundz.newz@ymail.com Native Hoop Inc is very proud to announce our new Radio Station on http://www.KryKey.com . We are very excited about this news and had to share with you all. Just getting started, so lotza work still ahead in the next few weeks but go check … Continue reading

TVI Announcement

    Caledonia Rattlinggourd Editor of The Voice of the Indigenous http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Voice-of-the-Indigenous/136170963119519 TVI is proud to announce that as of Thursday April 7th, Caledonia Rattlinggourd has been named Editor of The Voice of the Indigenous magazine, in addition to her original job as a writer and contributor.  She will be overseeing and adding content, handling … Continue reading

Elderly Meals Protest Ended Peacefully

PORCUPINE, SOUTH DAKOTA ~ For 34 days, Lakota activists protested Elder Abuse and other issues at the Porcupine Elderly Meals building, but were peacefully removed from the area early Wednesday morning. No Elders were on scene during the removal. Activist Duane Martin Sr. has been released on a $500 dollar cash bond. His trial begins … Continue reading