This week's stories:  First Nations women to be treated equal under the Indian Act for the first time; Phone app showcases Indigenous history in Washington DC; Joy Harjo releases 16th book of poetry; Salmon returned to upper Columbia River in Washington state; Cherokee Nation opens new museum.

 
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This week's stories:  The Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act introduced in Congress; Rez ball docuseries “Basketball or Nothing” on Netflix; Native American Agriculture Fund announced first call for applications; Sherry Salway Black to receive the 2019 John W. Gardner Leadership Award, Yurok Tribe set to offer traditional canoe tours next spring on the Klamath river.

 
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This week's stories:  EPA approves airspeed predesignation for Kalispel Reservation; Drone being considered for delivery of tribal votes from Havasupai Reservation; ANA awards grants to preserve Native American languages; New digital library brings Indigenous voices into the classroom; Native women art exhibit set to tour top art institutions.

 
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By Winona LaDuke
 - News From Indian Country -

You can’t make this stuff up. At the end of the fossil fuel era, the plan is to transfer the liability to Native people. And it’s not going to work. Dressed up as “equity positions”, or “reconciliation”, across the continent, corporations and governments are trying to pawn off bad projects on Native people.
 
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by Doug George-Kanentiio

Among the traditional Mohawks there is a special appreciation for the strawberry plant-called Niihontesha. It is a unique plant as its seeds are outside of the skin of the berry and is the first one to ripen in the early summer.
 
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Interview by Paul DeMain
- News From Indian Country -

Paul DeMain: Tell where you’re coming from, and a little bit about what brings you to the Second Annual Hemp Conference, and tomorrow we start with indigenous farming. Who are you and why are you here?
 
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By Sandra Hale Schulman
 - News From Indian Country -
 
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Arizona, St. Michaels – Funeral services for Jay Logg, 62, of Klagetoh, AZ., were held May 31, 2019 at the St. Michaels Mission in St. Michaels.  Burial followed in Klagetoh.  Jay was born Feb. 3, 1957  in Rehoboth, NM., into the Todich’ii’nii (Bitter Water Clan), born for Ma’li deeshgiizhinii (Coyote Pass-Jemez Clan).  Jay passed away May 25, 2019, in Flagstaff.
 
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