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Levi Platero & band win Best Blues at NMMA

Indigenous leaders meet with Canada's Federal, Provincial, and Territorial leaders

OTTAWA, ON-On June 10, the leaders of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Métis National Council (MNC), Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), Indigenous Peoples' Assembly of Canada... — Updated 07/19/2016

Leech Lake Band to get new high school after long wait for funding

LEECH LAKE, MN-The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota will finally see a new high school in less than eight months after a long wait for federal funding. The Bureau of Indian... — Updated 07/19/2016

Lipan Apache Tribe wins 10-year fight for eagle feathers

Lipan Apache Tribe wins 10-year fight for eagle feathers McALLEN, TX-Ten years after a federal agent crashed the powwow of the Lipan Apache Nation in Texas and seized their eagle... — Updated 07/19/2016

Massive prayer event expected to draw huge crowd to National Mall

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Crowds will gather in Washington DC this summer. The sound will hit high volume. But this event won't be a ball game, a superstar's performance, a political... — Updated 07/19/2016

Hundreds gather for national reconciliation conference

WINNIPEG, MB-It's been a year since the Truth and Reconciliation Final Report was released and hundreds of people gathered in Winnipeg for a conference to explore a path to... — Updated 07/19/2016

SK First Nation becomes first On-reserve Habitat for Humanity build

WINNIPEG, MB (CNW)—Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Chief for Manitoba Kevin Hart congratulated Flying Dust First Nation in Saskatchewan and Habitat for Humanity on the achievement of the First On-reserve Habitat for... — Updated 07/19/2016

Seasons of Wounded Heart

To the many of you who are feeling lonely and forgotten as you sit in your cells and rooms, I say "hello." This is a small way I can reach out to those who are in what seems to be... — Updated 07/19/2016

What if someone had shared Jesus with the Orlando mass killer?

America has been in mourning for days. We’ve cried for the 49 victims of the senseless Orlando shooting. We’ve prayed for the families and friends of the innocent people who died in the Pulse nightclub, and the 53 others who... — Updated 07/19/2016

Looking beyond Orlando

We were shocked to wake up that Sunday morning in June to hear of the horrific shootings in Orlando that killed 49 people. Our expressions of sympathy go to the families and friends of all those gunned down in another senseless... — Updated 07/19/2016

Levi Platero & band win Best Blues at NMMA

SANTA FE, NM-The New Mexico Music Awards awarded Levi Platero and his band, Best Blues Award at their annual awards ceremony, June 21, 2016. Levi is the son of Murphy and Janice... — Updated 07/19/2016

Mighty Man of Valor

Geronimo. Victorio. Lozen. The list of Apache heroes looms large throughout Native American history. A contemporary Apache hero has won a great honor that will permit him to join... — Updated 07/19/2016

Only one-third is worth seeing

"If you miss the first half of the movie, you're not really missing much...." If you go see "Free State of Jones," go ahead and take your time getting popcorn and soda pop. If you... — Updated 07/19/2016

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