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ALFORD: Folks need a place ‘where seldom is heard a discouraging word’

I heard the story the other day about an Native American out Nevada way who was sending smoke signals when, far in the distance, the military tested an atomic bomb, sending a huge mushroom cloud high into the sky.“I wish I had said that,” the Native American muttered as he stood up, folded his blanket and walked away.

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ALFORD: Folks need a place ‘where seldom is heard a discouraging word’

Letter: Marijuana legalization will become problematic

For years we have been beating the drum about how bad smoking tobacco is for people and society – and it is – while going after “Big Tobacco” for making and promoting this product.Now we are on the marijuana bandwagon, touting how great it is for people and society and how legalization will save the state from bankruptcy.

buffalonews.com ,  2h 8
Letter: Marijuana legalization will become problematic

Celebrating the Power of American Folk and Traditional Arts

By Noelani Kirschner From fiddle and blues music to Native American beadwork and canoe building, a March 4 celebration by the 2020 National Heritage Fellows showcased many forms of American folk and traditional arts.Acting Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Ann Eilers praised the fellows’ art for illustrating that “there are many versions of American life, and each one extraordinary and each one critical to the strength and vibrancy of our nation.” For the virtual event, the 10 fellows welcomed film crews into their workspace to explain their art and why they were called to do it.

goodmenproject.com ,  5h 0
Celebrating the Power of American Folk and Traditional Arts

NORTHEASTERN TRIBAL HEALTH SYSTEM

Download PDF Details for NORTHEASTERN TRIBAL HEALTH SYSTEM Job Title: Staff Physician Reports to: Medical Director Department: Medical Position Summary: This facility provides ambulatory health care to eligible Native American beneficiaries.The incumbent functions as a family practice physician, assisting with the provision of those services.

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NORTHEASTERN TRIBAL HEALTH SYSTEM

Buffalo clinic helps Native American community get COVID-19 vaccine

Any appointments that weren't filled by Native Americans were shared with other community members, so there was no waste.BUFFALO, N.Y. — Members of Western New York's Native American community had another chance to get vaccinated in Buffalo on Saturday.The clinic, hosted by Urban Family Practice, was specifically set up because on average Native populations have some of the lowest vaccination rates of any racial or ethnic group.

wgrz.com ,  14h 1
Buffalo clinic helps Native American community get COVID-19 vaccine

Around the Countryside: Putting Sweet Potatoes in the Home Garden

By Marion Barnes, Senior County Extension Agent Contributor The South Carolina Lowcountry is a great place to grow sweet potatoes (Ipomea batatas) in the home garden due to our long growing season and well drained soil types.Sweet potatoes are highly nutritious and a great source of fiber, vitamins, minerals and complex carbohydrates.

walterborolive.com ,  16h 0
Around the Countryside: Putting Sweet Potatoes in the Home Garden

Utah high school announces new mascot following backlash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A mostly white high school near Salt Lake City revealed its new mascot Friday that will replace its contentious Braves mascot, as school and professional sports teams nationwide face increasing backlash about using Native American names and symbols.The Redhawks will become Bountiful High School's mascot starting next fall, Principal Aaron Hogge announced.

wyomingnews.com ,  19h 1
Utah high school announces new mascot following backlash

Mifflinburg restaurant owner pays tribute to Native American heritage with farm-fresh menu

Apr.10—MIFFLINBURG — Hungry bellies needing a fresh take on tacos to sate their appetites need look no further than Mifflinburg.Tomahawks Tacos at 456 Chestnut St. offers an inventive, farm fresh menu centered on the iconic Mexican dish but inspired by Native American culture.It's currently open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

lancasterfarming.com ,  19h 0
Mifflinburg restaurant owner pays tribute to Native American heritage with farm-fresh menu

It’s The World’s Oldest Sport With Native American Roots: Everything You Need To Know

Long before the first European thought of colonizing North America, northeastern Indigenous tribes along the New York-Canadian border played a game they called stickball.As one of the first Europeans to meet with the Iroquois people in the early 1600s, French missionary Jean de Brebeuf watched games, and later referred to the sport as crosse when telling others about it.

travelawaits.com ,  20h 0
It’s The World’s Oldest Sport With Native American Roots: Everything You Need To Know

Native American tourism throughout South Dakota

A new survey conducted by a political science professor at the University of South Dakota shows a fairly even split within the state's political opinions.

blackhillsfox.com ,  21h 0
Native American tourism throughout South Dakota

I Am Legacy takes a lap to raise awareness for youth suicide

RAPID CITY, S.D.— The I Am Legacy Youth took a lap at Rushmore Mall on Friday to raise awareness about youth suicide.The effort was completely led and organized by the I Am Legacy youth program, and started as an idea from three members who where personally impacted by suicide.

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I Am Legacy takes a lap to raise awareness for youth suicide

Loveland artist: Sculpture tells ‘untold story’ of Native American influence on women’s suffrage

Sculptors Jane DeDecker and Diane Schenandoah worked side by side on Wednesday, creating detailed traditional beadwork out of clay on a towering sculpture of Laura Cornelius Kellogg.Sculptors Jane DeDecker and Diane Schenandoah worked side by side on Wednesday, creating detailed traditional beadwork out of clay on a towering sculpture of Laura Cornelius Kellogg.

reporterherald.com ,  1d 0
Loveland artist: Sculpture tells ‘untold story’ of Native American influence on women’s suffrage

Tacos & tears during grand opening of Sioux Falls Native American restaurant

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — Sioux Falls’ newest restaurant is offering customers a menu bursting with flavor and steeped in culture.Tears of gratitude accompanied the servings of Indian tacos during Friday’s grand opening.Native American tradition blended with a modern, entrepreneurial spirit, create the ingredients for a successful and emotional launch of the Watecha Bowl restaurant.

keloland.com ,  1d 7
Tacos & tears during grand opening of Sioux Falls Native American restaurant

Shooting suspect still at large, victim ID'd

Fabian Dawes, 31, of Billings, a Wednesday's shooting at a Crow Agency landromat, remains at large and should be considered armed and dangerous, Crow Tribal Prosecutor David Sibely said.Fabian Dawes, 31, of Billings, a Wednesday's shooting at a Crow Agency landromat, remains at large and should be considered armed and dangerous, Crow Tribal Prosecutor David Sibely said.

bighorncountynews.com ,  1d 1
Shooting suspect still at large, victim ID'd

Sam Noble Museum of Natural History to host intertribal hymn singing event in effort 'to perpetuate Native language'

The Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, in partnership with OU Native American Studies, will host an intertribal hymn singing event via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. April 13.

oudaily.com ,  1d 0
Sam Noble Museum of Natural History to host intertribal hymn singing event in effort 'to perpetuate Native language'

Evening briefs in Indian Country

Headlines for April 9, 2021 Headlines for April 9, 2021 TGIF!Here’s a look at what’s happening today: Sign up here to get ICT's newsletter Summit and trail are renamed after Native American outcry GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.

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Evening briefs in Indian Country

Enriching Native American tourism

|Updated: 16 minutes ago RAPID CITY, S.D.

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Enriching Native American tourism

Navajo Nation President Vetoes Plan To Reopen Roads To Vistors

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Johnathan Nez vetoed a resolution recently approved by the Council that would have reopened tribal roads to all visitors and tourists.Nez cited the discovery of the U.K. and California COVID-19 variants for his veto decision.

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Navajo Nation President Vetoes Plan To Reopen Roads To Vistors

National Pecan Month: Celebrating the history and health benefits

April is National Pecan Month!!Many of us remember picking pecans and shelling them as kids.These nuts are delicious plain as a snack or prepared in culinary dishes, especially pies and desserts.

yourdailyjournal.com ,  1d 1
National Pecan Month: Celebrating the history and health benefits