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Life of Russell Means to be honored in Denver

On Nov. 7-10, Russell's family and supporters will host "Mitakuye Oyasin  - Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Russell Means," with programs and panels to honor the huge contributions he made to both the Indian and non-Indian world.

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UN rep meets with tribes on abduction of Native children

UN Human Rights Officer Giorgia Passarelli recently met with tribal members, relatives of the children taken by the South Dakota Department of Social Services.

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Join us Tuesday to discuss “Modern genocide in South Dakota”

American Indian children of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota Sioux nations are being removed from their homes by state officials under cover of law.

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Idaho natives face off against tar sands disruption

The problem? The truck was illegally advancing through tribal lands and a federally-protected river area.

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Rare disease suddenly arises on Navajo Reservation

A rare disorder, characterized by some authorities as genetic, has abruptly surfaced on the sprawling Navajo Reservation in the Southwest.

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Black farmers protest bar on further claims in discrimination settlement

The farmers, organized in the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association, headquartered in Memphis, held a church rally to highlight the issue.

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GOP bill would expose Grand Canyon to uranium mining

Republicans are proposing a bill that would expose one million acres of Grand Canyon National Park to uranium mining, which critics say would spread pollution and destroy 8,000 jobs.

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Hip Hop gains popularity among Native American youth

Hip-hop  is one of the greatest cultural contributions of the U.S. From Japan to South Africa the thumping bass and rhythmic lyrical accompaniment that is hip-hop has swept the globe.

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Alaska Tribal Summit addresses Native rights

The Alaska Tribal Leaders Summit held in Anchorage May 5-7 focused on concerns over Native youth disenfranchisement and the controversial status of hunting and fishing rights.

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