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17 Native American Youth Make an Award-winning Film in 12 days

17 Native American Youth Make an Award-winning Film in 12 days

The Strength of Siblings, a short film made by the youth of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe (UMUT), sets out to end substance abuse on the reservation.  This compelling ensemble piece, using actors with no previous acting experience, has already…

Shawnee Tribe Announces Inaugural Director of New Cultural Center

Ben Barnes, second chief of the Shawnee Tribe announced today the appointment of Marnie Leist as the Executive Director of the Shawnee Tribe Cultural Center, “The Shawnee Tribe has found our executive director for our new cultural center. From our first…

Iowa Tribe's Isle of Man Company Secures Gaming License; Announces Pending Sale of Software Assets to Global Company

The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma has announced that a company owned by the Tribe and its internet gaming enterprise has secured a gaming license in the Isle of Man. Ioway Internet Gaming Enterprise Limited, an Isle of Man company, was issued…

LANL Foundation Works with Eight Northern Indian Pueblos to Strengthen Early Childhood Support

LANL Foundation Works with Eight Northern Indian Pueblos to Strengthen Early Childhood Support

The Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation has begun a project, as a request by the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council (ENIPC) governing board, to help improve the health and early development of children in the eight northern Pueblo communities…

Champlain College Student Develops App for Abenaki Artists

Champlain College Student Develops App for Abenaki Artists

The Google Play store has released a new Android app called Vermont Abenaki Artists Association which was designed by Dustin Lapierre, a senior at Champlain College.It all began two months ago when Lapierre's professor, Melody Walker Brook, sent an email…

Shiprock Santa Fe Announces August Exhibitions

Shiprock Santa Fe Announces August Exhibitions

Shiprock Santa Fe is pleased to announce a series of public openings commencing with the Annual Opening Event on August 12, from 5 to 7 p.m., showcasing the finest selection of historic Native American art, jewelry, textiles, Pueblo pottery and…

American Indian artifacts, art and related collectibles up for bid August 12-13 at Best of Santa Fe

American Indian artifacts, art and related collectibles up for bid August 12-13 at Best of Santa Fe

Over 800 pieces of American Indian artifacts, art and related collectibles, to include two major collections and other items in a variety of categories, will come up for bid at Best of Santa Fe, an annual auction event hosted by…

15th Annual Nation Building for Native American Youth Leadership Returning This week!

15th Annual Nation Building for Native American Youth Leadership Returning This week!

Young Native leaders from a number of tribes will be coming to learn the latest in leadership developed over 16 years through a Fellowship Lowery, in the Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame, developed after his Masters in Public Administration…

Walk Around Turtle Island July issue now on line!

Monthly FeaturesDo You Know!?; Featured Next Month!; Kachinas; Native Words this month!; Native Words (Additional); Places To See!;Plenty Basket; Plenty Basket: Extra!; Recommended Books: (Native American subject books by other authors!);Shamanic Spirit Medicine Wheel; Talking Stick (Editor's Comment); Through the…

Mining collectibles, Americana, Western and Native American art, coins, more at Holabird’s July 8-10 auction in Reno, Nev.

Mining collectibles, Americana, Western and Native American art, coins, more at Holabird’s July 8-10 auction in Reno, Nev.

Fresh off a two-day, 400-lot antique bottle auction on June 16th and 17th that saw several records fall and grossed more than $120,000, Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC will climb right back in the saddle with an even bigger sale:…

Walk Around Turtle Island June issue now on line!

Monthly FeaturesDo You Know!?; Featured Next Month!; Kachinas; Native Words this month!!;Native Words (Additional); Places To See!;Plenty Basket; Plenty Basket: Extra!;Recommended Books: (Native American subject books by other authors!);Shamanic Spirit Medicine Wheel; Talking Stick (Editor's Comment); Through the Moons: (The…

Bringing Italy to Indian Country

Bringing Italy to Indian Country

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association, Inc. (AIANTA), in partnership with a multitude of tribal partners, Brand USA, and the U.S. Commercial Service Italy, will host a first of its kind familiarization (FAM) tour focused on Indian Country throughout…

Young Native Americans Bust the Seduction of Drugs on the Reservation

Young Native Americans Bust the Seduction of Drugs on the Reservation

The UTE Mountain UTE Tribe (UMUT) youth wrote, directed, produced and performed in their second short film, The Strength of Siblings.  The students finished their 32 minute short in two weeks.  The Strength of Siblings will premiere at the Garifuna…

Abenaki Artist Wins Remarkable Scholarship

Far from home, Lina Longtoe Schulmeisters of the Elnu Abenaki Tribe of southern Vermont and Vermont Abenaki Artists Association artist, spends her school days investing her education in a better future for all of us by studying environmental science at…

Walk Around Turtle Island May issue now on line!

Monthly FeaturesDo You Know!?; Featured Next Month!; Kachinas; Native Words this month!!;Native Words (Additional); Places To See!;Plenty Basket; Plenty Basket: Extra!;Recommended Books: (Native American subject books by other authors!);Shamanic Spirit Medicine Wheel; Talking Stick (Editor's Comment); Through the Moons: (The…

Gaming and Real Estate Attorney Kerry Patterson Joins Procopio as Partner

Accomplished tribal attorney Kerry Patterson has joined Procopio as a partner, working in the firm’s Native American Law practice group  and on its Real Estate team. “We are excited to welcome Kerry as our newest partner,” said Tom Turner, Procopio’s…

Walk Around Turtle Island March issue now on line!

Monthly FeaturesDo You Know!?; Featured Next Month!; Kachinas; Native Words this month!!;Native Words (Additional); Places To See!;Plenty Basket; Plenty Basket: Extra!;Recommended Books: (Native American subject books by other authors!);Shamanic Spirit Medicine Wheel; Talking Stick (Editor's Comment); Through the Moons: (The…

Native American Youth Take on the Dark Destructive Power of Meth Abuse

Native American Youth Take on the Dark Destructive Power of Meth Abuse

The Strength of Siblings, a short dramatic film made with youth of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, and under the auspices of FYI Films is set to premiere on February 26, 2017.  The premiere will have two screenings: 4:30PM and…

Mankiller Is Coming To The European Film Market

MANKILLER, the powerful new documentary from Gale Anne Hurd and Valerie Red-Horse Mohl, has been selected as an official title to be promoted at the NATIVe-Indigenous Cinema market stand committed to Indigenous-made films within the European Film Market. The EFM…

The "Windtalker Experience" to Open Evening of Award-Winning Independent Films

The "Windtalker Experience" to Open Evening of Award-Winning Independent Films

On Friday evening, February 3rd, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, come experience a remarkable hour of sight and sound as Randy "Windtalker" Motz presents "The Windtalker Experience;" an awe-inspiring multimedia show set to the breathtaking and haunting sounds of…

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