This Week in Native American News - January 20, 2017

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This Week in Native American News

The top five news stories brought to you by Lutheran Indian Ministries

Jan 19, 2017 04:27 pm

Football Fever - In “Undefeated,” Steve Sheinkin recounts how Jim Thorpe and his Native American teammates overcame oppression and changed the game of football. Read more:

Jan 19, 2017 04:27 pm

Who decides heritage - Four years ago, the Nooksack in Washington State announced that they were expelling hundreds of members, setting off a bitter debate over tribal identity. Read more:

Jan 19, 2017 04:27 pm

A Native Messenger - The desire to preserve and pass on authentic teachings from America’s indigenous people is embodied in Yvonne Wakim Dennis. Dennis talks about her life's work educating people about Native American Indian history and culture. Read more: www.theepochtimes...

Jan 19, 2017 04:27 pm

Weekend Reading - 11 Indigenous Authors You Should Be Reading. See them here:

Jan 19, 2017 04:26 pm

For your TV binging - Like millions of indigenous people, many Native American tribes do not control their own material history and culture. What Was Ours is the story of how two young Arapaho traveled together with an elder in search of missing artifacts in the vast archives of Chicago's Field Museum, setting them on a journey to recover what has been lost and build hope for the future. See it here:


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