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• • Native American tribal leaders and Cape Cod and Island Stakeholders propose solution to protect key historic and cultural resource (The Street Insider) 01/13/10

• • Inmates sue for right to use tobacco in ceremonies (ArgusLeader.com) 12/12/09

• • In twist, college fights for college nickname (The New York Times) 12/09/09

• • A Taste of Pomo: Native American crafts, foods this Friday (Ulkiah Daily Journal) 12/8/09

• • Native American boy's right to wear braids moves to U.S. Appeals Court (National Public Radio) 12/3/09

• • Tribe receives language revitalization grant (Bangor Daily News) 12/3/09

• • A Taste of Pomo: Native American crafts, foods this Friday (Ulkiah Daily Journal) 12/8/09

• • Native American boy's right to wear braids moves to U.S. Appeals Court (National Public Radio) 12/3/09

• • Tribe receives language revitalization grant (Bangor Daily News) 12/3/09

• • Forcibly adopted American Indians torn between cultures (Denver Post) 11/29/09

• • Reviving the language of a vanished tribe (San Francisco Chronicle) 11/29/09

• • Cultural rights as human rights (Asheville Citizen-Times) 11/27/09

• • Autry Center exhibit showcases Native American basketry (Voice of America) 11/18/09

• • Leader laments loss of Indian traditions (Billings Gazette) 11/19/09

• • American Indian culture honored in festival (Gazette) 11/19/09

• • Returning to their roots, health (Journal Sentinel) 11/17/09

• • Native American tribe creates prized baskets (Voice of America) 11/16/09

• • 'Culturecide' began in Indian Country (Indianz.com) 11/16/09

• • Powwow has impact on Oklahoma City school district (Oklahoman) 11/15/09

• • Utah rock art canyon up for historic designation (Washington Post) 11/12/09

• • Makah museum at Neah Bay celebrates 30 years of culture (Peninsula Daily News) 11/11/09

• • Weekend event to feature American Indian culture (Miami Student) 11/10/09

• • The Accomac business model (Alaska Dispatch) 11/4/09

• • Native Americans defend sacred sweat lodge tradition (KARE 11) 11/1/09

• • Wampanoag spiritual ways can't just be cast aside (Cape Cod Times) 10/29/09

• • Native American Rights Fund official to deliver Native American Heritage Month keynote address on Nov. 18 (Library of Congress) 10/26/09

• • Attorney earns Civil Rights Award (Tulsa Business Journal) 10/19/09

• • Subsistence rights expected to headline AFN convention (Anchorage Daily News) 10/18/09

• • Religious rights sought for Native Americans inmates (Cortez Journal) 10/10/09

• • Drum group returns to Black Hills Pow Wow (Rapid City Journal) 10/9/09

• • Reclaiming tradition (Juneau Empire) 10/8/09

• • Artifacts investigation reveals lack of respect (Farmington Daily Times) 10/7/09

• • Native market, garden site gets final OK from city (Rapid City Journal) 10/6/09

• • The old secular cross? (Washington Post) 9/29/09

• • Awarding eagle feathers at graduation ceremony stirs controversy (Indian Country Today) 9/23/09

• • It's time to expand annual Totah Festival (Farmington Daily Times) 9/21/09

• • Native leaders urge developers to consult in villages (Anchorage Daily News) 9/16/09

• • With only 50 speakers left, tribe's language to be preserved by team of IU anthropologists (Indiana University News Room) 9/15/09

• • Supreme Court asked to weigh Redskins case. (Washington Post) 9/15/09

• • The Forgotten Sioux (Salisbury Post) 9/13/09

• • Native Americans celebrate their heritage (Salmon Press) 9/9/09

• • Globalization threatens indigenous foods, says U.N. agency (Grist) 9/8/09

• • Two tribes to reunite in 2010 (Kearney Hub) 9/7/09

• • Eagle bodies, parts for Indian rites are collected, sent from Colo. morgue (Denver Post) 9/1/09

• • Blazing new trails in Native American lands (New York Times) 8/23/09

• • Leonard Peltier denied parole (Grand Forks Herald) 8/21/09

• • Governor Bill Richardson proclaims Indian Art and Culture Week (Targeted News Service) 8/18/09

• • National Museum of the American Indian celebrates four landmark anniversaries (Targeted News Service) 8/13/09

• • U.S. church renounces discovery doctrine (Canada.com) 8/13/09

• • Canoe Journey’s sphere of influence growing (Indian Country Today) 8/12/09

• • iTunes Store offers Cherokee language revitalization application (Cherokee Phoenix) 8/7/09

• • Duluth merchant apologizes over T-shirt controversy (TwinCities.com) 8/7/09

• • 'Fallen Heroes' project keeps memories alive (Rapid City Journal) 8/6/09

• • Bemidji businesses including Ojibwe in signs (Minnesota Public Radio) 8/5/09

• • Navajo Code Talkers Museum in the works: Chevron Mining donates land (Albuquerque Travel Examiner) 8/1/09

• • Sides square off in rare parole hearing for Leonard Peltier (Rapid City Journal) 7/29/09

• • Native American activist mourned (Tacoma News Tribune) 7/23/09

• • Postcards from Canada’s ‘New North’ (New York Times) 7/23/09

• • Monument is planned to mark Trail of Tears (Tulsa World) 7/17/09

• • History meets art in Kiowa chronicles (Tulsa World) 7/13/09

• • Yakama tribe releases sockeye into Cle Elum Lake (Associated Press) 7/8/09

• • Agriculture: a stormy time for indigenous wisdom (Inter Press Service) 7/6/09

• • Rio Grande Voices: Culture interrupted (Santa Fe New Mexican) 7/5/09

• • Cherokee museum expanding (The Asheville Citizen-Times) 6/30/09

• • Native American boy fights Texas school over hair cut (Examiner.com) 6/29/09

• • Tribes reclaim languages once spoken in California (The Sacramento Bee) 6/18/09

• • Indian buildings fade from view (Omaha World-Herald) 6/18/09

• • Navajo Nation hosts Native American Church conference (Farmington New Mexico Daily Times) 6/178/09

• • Plaintiffs in Redskins suit ponder Supreme Court filing (Cherokee Phoenix) 6/11/09

• • Return to tradition: Annual Paiute powwow will feature dancing, drums, food and crafts (Las Vegas Review-Journal) 5/21/09

• • ‘Giving the Gift of Language’ reaches 800 students (Indian Country Today) 5/20/09

• • A home for Indians' beloved fry bread (Denver Post) 5/20/09

• • O'odham to rebury bones (Arizona Daily Star) 5/19/09

• • 2 disputed Indian wampum belts pulled from auction (New York Times) 5/18/09

• • Return to tradition: Annual Paiute powwow will feature dancing, drums, food and crafts (Las Vegas Review-Journal) 5/21/09

• • ‘Giving the Gift of Language’ reaches 800 students (Indian Country Today) 5/20/09

• • A home for Indians' beloved fry bread (Denver Post) 5/20/09

• • O'odham to rebury bones (Arizona Daily Star) 5/19/09

• • 2 disputed Indian wampum belts pulled from auction (New York Times) 5/18/09

• • Lummi ceremony marks return of salmon, concern for the future (Bellingham Herald) 5/15/09

• • Annual northern pueblo art show canceled (Cherokee Phoenix) 5/13/09

• • Revitalizing Native languages campaign (Indian Country Today) 5/6/09

• • Tribal workers to return to graving yard (Peninsula Daily News) 5/5/09

• • Hopis fighting to keep ruins open to public (Cronkite News Service) 5/4/09

• • Tribes hold ceremonial bison hunt on refuge (Jackson Hole Daily) 4/30/09

• • Ma-Chis tribe hosts Creek Indian Festival (Enterprise Ledger) 4/29/09

• • School district hosts Pow-wow (Enumclaw Courier-Herald) 4/27/09

• • ACLU says private prison unfair to Indians (Billings Gazette) 4/23/09

• • New group is formed to sponsor Native arts (New York Times) 4/21/09

• • Hundreds of thousands of people to celebrate music, art and culture at world's largest Gathering of Nations Powwow (PR Newswire) 4/20/09

• • Annual powwow celebrates tribe's heritage (Rocky Mount Telegram) 4/19/09

• • Kyi-Yo Powwow: Family of dance (Missoulian) 4/18/09

• • Desperate times for Native languages (Indian Country Today) 4/16/09

• • Tribe to liven Hollister with powwow (Rocky Mount Telegram) 4/15/09

• • Religious freedom in prison (Indian Country Today) 4/14/09

• • Somerset student can keep long hair (Express-News) 4/13/09

• • Preservation, human need: Best to find some balance (Asheville Citizen-Times) 4/10/09

• • MSU to host annual pow wow (Montana's News Station) 4/9/09

• • Arkansas exhibit tells the story of three Native American tribes (USA TODAY) 4/8/09

• • Protecting Natives from knock-offs (ColorsNW) 4/8/09

• • Cultural wisdom (Salina Journal) 4/5/09

• • Saving Native American languages (BBC News) 4/1/09

• • Native Americans find their voice (Observer) 3/22/09

• • Suquamish tribe debuts community house (Indian Country Today) 3/20/09

• • A tribe comes home (Lincoln Journal Star) 3/16/09

• • Willamette's powwow great for first-timers (Statesman Journal) 3/12/09

• • Diné College hosts 18th Navajo Studies Conference (Daily Times) 3/10/09

• • Native spiritual and tribal rights are the focus of legal discussion (Indian Country Today) 3/9/09

• • Sowing seeds of tribal history (Tulsa World) 3/4/09

• • Doyle plan would give $250K to preserve Indian languages (Badger Herald) 3/2/09

• • Her task: To save the Wichita Indian language (Wichita Eagle) 3/2/09

• • Spirituality behind bars (Billings Gazette) 3/1/09

• • Supreme Court refusal in eagle case may criminalize religious practices (Indian Country Today) 2/28/09

• • Doyle budget includes money to preserve dwindling tribal languages (Wisonsin State Journal) 2/26/09

• • US Supreme Court denies appeal in Wyo. eagle case (Salt Lake Tribune) 2/24/09

• • Northwest natives preserve storytelling tradition (Olympian) 2/23/09

• • RezKast a YouTube for Native Americans (Reznet News) 2/16/09

• • Design firms and contractors learn to respect tribal culture (Finance and Commerce) 2/10/09

• • Drum group showcases Native American culture (Warren Record) 2/4/09

• • Classes teach, preserve Maidu language (Indian Country Today) 2/3/09

• • Heard Museum hosts hoop dance competition (Indianz.com) 2/3/09

• • Only families can halt the breakdown of Native culture (Anchorage Daily News) 2/1/09

• • 5 indicted for American Indian artifact looting (Dickinson Press) 1/25/09

• • Program teaches Indian youth 'horse sense' (Grand Forks Herald) 1/14/09

• • Program about Indian languages recognized (KTUL) 1/12/09

• • Tribe gets OK for radio station (Spokesman Review) 1/9/09

• • Native Americans gather for powwow in the park (Arizona Daily Star) 1/8/09

• • PCC set for Native American powwow (Oregonian) 1/6/09

• • American tribes gather to celebrate heritage (Daily Commercial) 1/5/09

• • Time, nature threaten La. island and Native American tribe (USA Today) 1/4/09

 

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