First Nations/Indigenous Media

2019 Dec 13 - 12:40pm
Native News Online
Courtesy New Mexico State PoliceThe New Mexico State Police have issued a Missing Endangered Juvenile Advisory for Eddirenna Secatero, 16, on Thursday. They said she may be with Shaniah F. Secetaro, 25. Published December 13, 2019 WINDOW ROCK — The New Mexico State Police have issued a Missing Endangered Juvenile Advisory for the Magdalena Marshal’s Office. Eddirenna Secatero, 16, is a Navajo female, 5’4, weighing 145 pounds, with brown hair...
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2019 Dec 13 - 12:17pm
Native News Online
Breaking News Publsihed December 13, 2019 WASHINGTON — After a long 14-hour debate on the articles of impeachment against Donald J. Trump, the 45th president of the United States, the House Judiciary Committee abruptly after 11 p.m. postponed a final vote until Friday morning. The Committee will reconvene at 10:00 a.m. to vote. The House Judiciary Committee vote was widely expected on Thursday evening, but Chairman Jerry Nadler abruptly gaveled...
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2019 Dec 13 - 12:01pm
Native News Online
Published December 13, 2019 AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council signed Tribal Council Resolution 2019-58 on Tsiothóhrha/December 6, 2019 in response to public health concerns associated with vaping and e-cigarette products and their appeal to youth and young adults. The TCR sets 21-years old as the minimum purchase age for all products associated with vape, e-cigarettes, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), or similar...
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2019 Dec 13 - 12:00pm
Native News Online
Published December 13, 2019 Do you struggle with an unexplainable sense of fatigue? Or have you gained weight without changing your routine or diet? It might be time to get your thyroid checked. Hypothyroidism can have many symptoms that are easily masked as other issues and can be hard to diagnose. All it takes is a simple blood test to find out if you may have an abnormal thyroid. Your thyroid produces and controls a series of hormones that...
Tags: Health
2019 Dec 13 - 12:00pm
Native News Online
Published December 13, 2019 WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, in a 316-92 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Senate-amended version of the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act. On the same day, the Senate passed the FUTURE Act by a voice vote. “Tribal Colleges and Universities fulfill a fundamental role in supporting American Indian and Alaska Native higher education and maintaining, preserving,...
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2019 Dec 13 - 12:00pm
Native News Online
Published December 13, 2019 Turning Stone Resort Casino’s 2019 Gingerbread Village features architectural details in honor of Oneida Indian Nation’s Turtle, Wolf and Bear Clans ONEIDA INDIAN NATION, N.Y. — Every year, Turning Stone’s award-winning pastry team, led by Executive Chef Ron Ross, a three-time James Beard award recipient, and Executive Pastry Chef Dennis Miller, designs, bakes and decorates the largest and more elaborate Gingerbread...
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2019 Dec 13 - 1:35am
Assembly of First Nations (Canada)
December 12, 2019 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on the announcement by Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Regina-Qu’Appelle, that he is resigning as leader of the Conservative Party: “I have known Andrew Scheer for many The post AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Resignation of Andrew Scheer as Conservative...
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2019 Dec 12 - 12:01pm
Native News Online
Published December 12, 2019 ROSEBUD INDIAN RESERVATION — IHS Rosebud Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®   for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with performance standards. Additionally, Rosebud Hospital received Primary Care Medical Home certification, which focuses on care coordination, access to care, and how effectively a primary care clinician and interdisciplinary team work in...
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2019 Dec 12 - 12:00pm
Native News Online
PWNA president and CEO Joshua Arce Published December 12, 2019 ADDISON, Texas — Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA), a nonprofit serving immediate needs and supporting long-term solutions for Native Americans living in reservation communities, announced today the appointment of Joshua Arce as their new president and chief executive officer (CEO) effective Jan. 6, 2020. PWNA’s current president and CEO Robbi Rice Dietrich announced...
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2019 Dec 12 - 12:00pm
Native News Online
Published December 12, 2019  Sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal, The Walt Disney Company,  Cartoon Network Studios, Sugarshack Animation, Women in Animation, Crunchyroll, Fullscreen and Rooster Teeth LOS ANGELES — The LA Skins Fest, a Native American film festival announced today they have selected 8 participants for the 2019 NATIVE AMERICAN ANIMATION LAB, a talent development program that aims to boost the careers of Native American in the field...
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2019 Dec 10 - 8:28am
APTN News (Canada)
Angel Moore APTN News The family and community of Cassidy Bernard came together in We’koqma’q First Nation on Sunday. They joined together for a feast to celebrate the life of the young mother who was found dead in her home in 2018. “We’re going to keep on going for all the souls missing and murdered,” said Annie Bernard-Daisley, Cassidy’s cousin. Bernard’s family organized the event in part to thank the community for supporting the...
Tags: National News, Cape Breton, Cassidy Bernard, junktag (ignore), Nova Scotia, We'koqma'q First Nation
2019 Dec 10 - 8:20am
APTN News (Canada)
(Margaret Swan (right) is trying to get the day school class-action lawsuit back on track. APTN) Kathleen Martens APTN News Margaret Swan says she did it for the late Garry McLean and an estimated 140,000 other day school survivors concerned about their compensation. Swan climbed on stage at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) meeting in Ottawa last week and called on chiefs to fight a legal challenge that is delaying the settlement...
Tags: National News, Class Action, junktag (ignore), Garry McLean, Indian day schools, Margaret Swan
2019 Dec 10 - 5:47am
APTN News (Canada)
Kent Driscoll APTN News The president of Nunavut Tungavik Inc. (NTI) says that a recently uncovered cabinet document from the Brian Mulroney administration shows that the federal government sought to block Inuktitut from being the working language of Nunavut even as the deal for the new territory was being cut. NTI obtained the documents through an access to information request. They show the minutes of a cabinet meeting March 13, 1990...
Tags: National News, Brian Mulroney, Canada, NTI, Nunavut, Nunavut Tungavik Inc.
2019 Dec 10 - 5:39am
APTN News (Canada)
An artists rendition of the mercury facility the community of Grassy Narrows would like to build. Photo courtesy: Grassy Narrows. Brett Forester APTN News The federal government has agreed to most of the demands for a treatment centre for Grassy Narrow First Nation but there are still obstacles in the way of what the community is looking for says Chief Rudy Turtle. According to Turtle, the “long term operation” of the treatment facility...
Tags: National News, junktag (ignore), Grassy Narrows First Nation, Indigenous Services, marc miller, Mercury Poisoning
2019 Dec 9 - 12:01pm
Native News Online
“Breaking the Silence: #MMIW #MeToo” art exhibit. Guest Commentary Published December 9, 2019 MMIW stands for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. For too many Native women, violence is an ever-present threat. Murder is the third leading cause of death among American Indian and Alaska Native women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Our Native sisters experience rates of violence at 10 times the national average. A...
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