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Seattle offers first airport store owned by Native Americans

SEATTLE, Wash.-For the first time, air travelers have the option of shopping at an airport store owned by Native Americans. The Sacred Circle Gift Shop, owned and operated by... — Updated 6/3/2019

United Church of Canada returns land

FAIRFIELD, ON-The United Church of Canada is returning a significant piece of land to the Eelünaapéewi Lahkéewiit people of Delaware Nation. Fairfield is a historic village in... — Updated 6/3/2019

AMC disappointed by treatment of homeless community

WINNIPEG, Manitoba-The City of Winnipeg has announced plans to hire a contractor this summer to dismantle homeless camps and collect used needles from parks and other public areas.... — Updated 6/3/2019

More than 100 Organizations to Receive Funding for Community Gatherings and Events

VANCOUVER, B.C.-The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls congratulates more than 100 organizations that successfully applied for funding to host... — Updated 6/3/2019

Indian Life Ministries' co-founder George McPeek has gone home to glory.

A more detailed memorial will follow in the next... — Updated 6/3/2019

Canadian government to support Metis employment

Winnipeg, MB-The Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) and the federal government signed a new agreement in early May that will bring $160 million to help Métis citizens improve skills... — Updated 6/3/2019

Cherokee Nation gives $476,000 to Oklahoma fire departments

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.-The Cherokee Nation gave nearly half a million dollars to 136 rural Oklahoma fire departments in May during the tribe's annual Volunteer Firefighter Ceremony.... — Updated 6/3/2019

Bus driver creates Navajo Legacy of Excellence

GANADO, Ariz.-At precisely 6:55 each school day morning, Freddie Yazzie puts his bus in gear and cautiously pulls out of the bus yard beside the Ganado Unified School District main... — Updated 6/3/2019

Households on tribal lands lagging behind

WASHINGTON-"Just Google it." Carroll Onsae says it's a joke among Hopi, who have broadband internet in only some pockets of the reservation. And even there it works slowly. "Our... — Updated 6/3/2019

Experts say Arizona tribes' role in drought negotiations marks turning point for inclusion

SACATON-Sprouting through the cracked floor of the Sonoran Desert, tepary beans thrive in the dry heat and carry with them centuries of resilience from the Indigenous Pima people... — Updated 6/3/2019

Checking the Right Box

Raymond, you're not white. You shouldn't mark that box," one of my coaches told me in front of the whole team. I was quite embarrassed and very angry when I went home. My mom had... — Updated 6/3/2019

Native American boy wins world championship for saddle bronc riding

Recently a Native American youth from Warm Springs, Oregon was named the International Miniature Saddle Bronc World Champion. Isaiah Florenda, a sixth-grader from Warm Springs... — Updated 6/3/2019

Student honored for building Native American presence on campus

Senior Shandiin Herrera came to Duke understanding she wouldn't find many other Native American students on campus. The first year was harder than she expected. Four years later... — Updated 6/3/2019

Roma and Juanita: Tales of Two Women

Alfonso Cuarón is one of my favorite directors. He made the best Harry Potter films, The Prisoner of Azkaban; the fantastic and memorable Children of Men, which is, at least on... — Updated 6/3/2019

Native Cooking

May and June are the most beautiful months of the year. May always makes me think of my mother because her birthday is in May and so is Mother's Day. Then there is Cinco de Mayo... — Updated 6/3/2019

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