This Week in the News - September 16, 2016

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Sep 16, 2016 02:38 pm | Andrew Capasso

For the 10th year in a row, hundreds of Native Americans are prepared to celebrate a milestone.

Sep 16, 2016 02:38 pm

U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced on Tuesday that their bipartisan bill to improve the lives of Native youth by …

Sep 16, 2016 02:37 pm | Jason Wilkins

Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie and critically-acclaimed comics creator Jeff Lemire’s (Essex County, Descender) multimedia collaboration shines a …

Sep 16, 2016 02:37 pm | Alli Joseph

“We wanted to bring awareness of the pipeline. It grew and grew, and more people would join," said one activist

“We run — for our sisters. We run — for our brothers. We run — for our water. One Nation!” Bobbi Jean Three Legs yelled as she ran on Friday, repeating the military-style call-and-response …

Sep 16, 2016 02:37 pm

The way B.C. students learn about First Nations history is changing with the new school curriculum.

Joanne Chrona, a curriculum coordinator with the …

Sep 16, 2016 02:37 pm | David Rosenberg

Sage in the Colorado River. Sage Honga, 22, of the Hualapai tribe, earned the title of first attendant in the 2012 Miss Native American USA. From …

Sep 16, 2016 02:38 pm | Penny Star/CNS News

Carol McBryant, the relevancy, diversity, and inclusion strategist for the National Park Service, said on Thursday, August 25, that the continent …

Sep 16, 2016 02:37 pm | Anna Salleh

Traditional stories in songs show how Indigenous people on Murray Island observe the features of twinkling stars to predict weather and changes in …

Sep 16, 2016 02:38 pm

NOTE: The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience (NATIVE) Act (click here to read

Sep 16, 2016 02:38 pm | Devin Kelly

After hours in the state elections office in Midtown Anchorage last month, two women stared at a computer screen, murmuring words in Yup'ik.

They were …


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