This Week in Native American News: December 30, 2016

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Dec 30, 2016 12:42 pm

More Fake News Out - Fake news, quadricentennial edition: America's early settlers were all pious. The native people were savages. Freedom and liberty were available to all from Day One. As the U.S. gears up to mark the 400th anniversary, leading scholars from around the globe are teaming up to dispel myths and challenge long-held assumptions. Read more: bigstory.ap.org/...


Dec 30, 2016 12:41 pm

More Urban Natives - Across Canada and the US, cities are being reshaped by growing indigenous populations in size and political influence. Already, changes at the local level are signaling a societal turn. This article focuses on changes in Canada, but the same is happening across the US. All the more reason to bring our ministry to the big cities. Read more: www.theglobeandma...


Dec 30, 2016 12:41 pm

Native Photo Project - Project Naming was first launched as a small one-off project with the goal of identifying Inuit people from the territory of Nunavut who had been photographed by Canadian government bureaucrats and employees working in the far north from the late 1800s to the mid-20th century but has expanded to the whole of the Canadian Archives. Read more: www.bbc.com/...


Dec 30, 2016 12:40 pm

Youth Mental Health - News of mass suicides and suicide attempts among Cree youth in Attawapiskat in April made headlines in Canada and abroad. This is not an isolated case. Native youth need help. Read more: leaderpost.com/...


Dec 30, 2016 12:39 pm

2 National Monuments - The White House designated two new national monuments on Wednesday, one in Utah and the other in Nevada, that will protect important Native American cultural sites. Read more: www.huffingtonpos...




 

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