Latest News for: Tribal culture


Native American student told to remove feather at graduation

Stillwater News Press 20 May 2022
... the feather would be allowed because of its cultural significance ... State schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister issued a letter in January to state schools asking them to review policies on Indigenous students wearing tribal regalia, feathers and other culturally significant items.

Deschutes Cultural Coalition Announces 2022 Cultural Grants Deadline

Cascade Business News 19 May 2022
The Deschutes Cultural Coalition (DCC) announces the availability of an additional distribution of funding for 2022 to arts and culture organizations in Deschutes County ... Oregon’s 45 county and tribal Cultural Coalitions, of which the Deschutes Cultural Coalition is one, are funded directly by the Trust and are unique to the state.

'How did these people not know?': Oklahoma senior denied right to wear feather at graduation

The Columbus Telegram 19 May 2022
In January, state Superintendent Joy Hofmeister issued a letter to school districts across the state, urging them to review their policies on Indigenous students wearing tribal regalia, feathers and other culturally significant items at graduation to ensure that those students’ rights are protected.

99-unit housing subdivision, 1M-cubic-yard gravel pit face opposition in rural Jocko Valley

Missoulian 19 May 2022
“Our message to constituents is that the Tribes are strongly opposed to the project because of its location and the fact that it would require a lot of resources we don’t have, like water,” said Leonard “Len” Two Teeth, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council.

The Great Simplification – Full Movie

Resilience 19 May 2022
This 32 minute animation -in 4 Acts – describes the backdrop for The Great Simplification – an economic/cultural transition on our near term horizon ... Yet even with these advances, human cultures remained powered by biomass and the muscles of humans and our draft animals, limiting growth ... Modern humans are still tribal beings.

Boarding school Report reveals Impact of Deaths and Gravesites

Lakota Country Times 18 May 2022
“This report presents the opportunity for us to reorient federal policies to support the revitalization of Tribal languages and cultural practices to counteract nearly two centuries of federal policies aimed at their destruction,” said Assistant Secretary Newland.

Tribe celebrates 6th anniversary of Naskila

The Lufkin News 18 May 2022
Employees include tribal members and many who come from nearby communities throughout East Texas ... Tribal Council Treasurer Ronnie Thomas said Monday’s celebration was an exercise of tribal sovereignty. “For our people, tribal sovereignty is more than a political concept,” he said.

Decades after taking it, feds set to return Minnesota land to Leech Lake band

Duluth News Tribune 18 May 2022
The roots of the dispute reach back to 1948, when the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs incorrectly interpreted an Interior Department order to mean it had the power to sell tribal land allotments without the consent of a majority of the rightful landowners ... Historically, tribal ...


Victoria Advocate 18 May 2022
Maasai Water Project works to reinstate the basic human rights to Health, Education, Culture & Community.� Working in close partnership with tribal leaders, their projects improve access to sustainable safe water, food security, healthcare, economic opportunity and education ...

What we know about the investigation into Native American boarding schools

The Oklahoman 18 May 2022
to assimilate Native Americans into white culture and to claim tribal land for the country's westward expansion ... School leaders changed children’s names, cut their hair, forbid them from practicing any part of their cultures and handed down severe punishments for speaking Indigenous languages.

Transparent Capital Partners Private Limited join hands with Naman Agarwal to contribute towards United Nations ...

Beijing News 18 May 2022
New Delhi , May 18 (ANI/ATK) ... As part of the collaboration, the duo will be working wth leading organisations to focus on creating employment opportunities for weaker and marginalised sections ... Popularized tribal art forms like Warli Folk painting and taught tribal children modern forms of art leading to efficient exchange of culture ... (ANI/ATK) ....

Head Above Water: When illness exiles the mind from the body

The New Arab 18 May 2022
“In a lot of Gulf countries, and in tribal culture, they really place a lot of value on the reproductive value that women have, so when a woman cannot have babies or cannot actually function as completely abled bodies, there’s this sense that you’ve failed as a woman, there’s a ...

BJP creating rich & poor Hindustans, says Rahul Gandhi in Rajasthan's Banswara

The Times of India 17 May 2022
The BJP wants to create "two Hindustans" - one for the rich and crony capitalists and the other for the poor, tribal, Dalits and backwards, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said here on Monday ... (BJP) works to remove history and culture of tribals," he said.

Gobal precedents for the abduction of enemy kids

Asiatimes 17 May 2022
Like boarding schools – which, as Pratt stated, sought to “kill the Indian and save the man” – the goal of 20th-century American Indian child adoptions was to save Native children through assimilation and the destruction of tribal culture ... As Calvin Isaac, tribal chief of the ...

Sex and gender binaries don’t tell the entire story of life

Popular Science 17 May 2022
Fa'afafine and fa’afatama individuals identify as nonbinary or a third gender in Samoan cultures ... This was done not because the myriad identities historically accepted by different tribal nations were one and the same but in recognition of the fact that all were imperiled by US laws and the imposition of European culture.

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