The majority of Americans know little to nothing about Native Americans, our issues, or our contributions

By Crystal Echo Hawk
 - First Published by Indian Country Today -

Invisibility of Native peoples to most of America threatens our fundamental rights and the wellbeing of our children. We are invisible within government, Hollywood, the news media, and in our schools. It’s the reason that the president, lawmakers, and the media use derogatory racial stereotypical language about Native people with impunity. Our invisibility and erasure is seen as normal.
 
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This week's stories:  Vice Sports highlights the life of a Navajo cowboy; The United Tribe Technical College celebrates 50 years; Tanksi Clairmont to lead Tribal Solar Accelerator; AIAI plans for research center; Native youth delegation will be attending the National High School Model United Nations Conference.
 
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Interview with Cody Bigjohn by Paul DeMain  - #1 of 5
 - Pellston, Michigan (NFIC) -

My name is Cody Bigjohn, Odawa/Ojibwe Ndow. I come from the land of the Crooked Tree. I am Odawa and Ojibwe. I grew up in Lansing, which is the state capital of Michigan. I’ve been up here in the northern part of Michigan for about 20 years, now. Outside of camp, I’m a graphic designer, screen printer. I have two children.
 
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GREEN BAY, Wis. - (WBAY)
 -www.wbay.com-

The estate of a man who was shot and killed in the sally port of the Brown County jail has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming violations of Jonathon Tubby’s constitutional rights.
 
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By Doug George-Kanentiio
 -Akwesasne Mohawk-

One of the more admirable traits of the Mohawk people is the ability to shake things up, to disturb the complacent, to agitate, confront and demand.
 
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By Mark Trahant
-Indian Country Today-

What’s next? Will there be another government shutdown? And what about the border?
 
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Arizona, Fort Defiance – Funeral services for Harrison A. Watchman Sr. 70, were held Jan. 2, 2019 at the Potter’s House in Fort Defiance.  Interment followed in Fort Defiance.  Harrison was born Oct. 23, 1948, in Shiprock, into the Tachii’nii (Red Running Into the Water People Clan), born for Naaneesht’ezhi Tachii’nii (Charcoal Streaked Division of the Red Running Into the Water Clan).  Harrison passed away Dec. 25, 2018 in Gallup.
 
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