Latest News for: Tribal culture


Minnesota lawmakers hoping to codify Indian Child Welfare Act language into state law

News-Press Now 08 Feb 2023
The law also prioritized placing children into homes of extended family members and other tribal homes — places that could reflect the values of Native American culture ... “This proposal is the minimum necessary to ensure protection for our tribal children, families and tribes.”.

These Palm Springs hiking trails take you through a lush oasis — and into California history

The Los Angeles Times 08 Feb 2023
In the early 1950s, believing that tribal culture had dwindled so dramatically that they’d reached the end of the line, elders burned their ceremonial house and religious artifacts ... on the 5.8-acre site of the mineral spring that has always been a centerpiece of tribal culture.

House Republicans Offer Free-For-All Energy Destruction on Public Lands, Groups Urge Responsible Mining Reforms

Common Dreams 08 Feb 2023
“Previous mine permitting proposals have sought to scale back protections for millions of acres of tribal sacred sites, culturally significant places, and iconic natural places ... sacred sites, wildlife, and culturally significant sites in the guise of a clean energy transition.”.

USD Celebrates Native American Heritage Day

Yankton Daily Press 08 Feb 2023
Iverson, a Yankton Sioux tribal member from Wagner, played for the University of South Dakota from 2002-06 ...Culture shock is the biggest challenge ... The afternoon sought to feature many cultural events to celebrate and educate about customs, said Damon Leader Charge, USD director of tribal outreach.

Lawsuit, bill proponents say Indian Education for All funds unaccounted for

Victoria Advocate 08 Feb 2023
Montana spends $3.5 million a year to make sure that students in public schools learn about Indigenous culture in the classrooms ... It also provides a legal context with respects to tribal treaties and federal Indian policy, as well as culture in music and art,” he said.

Over One-third of Biodiversity in the United States Is at Risk of Disappearing

GlobalResearch 08 Feb 2023
Because many protected areas prioritize geological features or landscapes of cultural significance instead of targeting ... He continued, “The plants, animals, and ecosystems found in our state, tribal, and federal lands are key components of our cultural and natural heritage.

MnDOT clears Minneapolis homeless encampment; lawmakers work on transitional housing bill

MinnPost 08 Feb 2023
At the same time, several state lawmakers and shelter providers stood at the State Capitol, urging lawmakers to pass the Pathway Home Act ... Esther Agbaje, DFL-Minneapolis ... The law also prioritized placing children into homes of extended family members and other tribal homes — places that could reflect the values of Native American culture.

Mohonasen hopes to establish relationship with Seneca Nation

The Daily Gazette 08 Feb 2023
Under the proposed regulations, a public school, school building or school district named after an Indigenous tribe would be allowed to stay, but names, logos and mascots depicting Indigenous nations, individuals, customs and “actual or stereotypical aspects of Indigenous cultures” must be discontinued.

From Gond art to Mandana paintings: 5 incredible tribal arts of Madhya Pradesh

Hindustan Times 07 Feb 2023
Madhya Pradesh, located in central India, is a rich tapestry of cultures and traditions. The state is home to a diverse array of tribal communities, each with its own unique customs, beliefs, and artistic expressions. Among these is a wealth of incredible tribal arts that have been passed down for generations.

Tripura tribals pin hope on Tipra Motha ahead of pollsTipra Motha is focussing on the ...

Deccan Herald 07 Feb 2023
The white two-storied markets on both sides of the road connecting NH-44 to Khumulwng, the headquarters of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTADC) wore a deserted look ... Why would the tribals study in Bengali medium schools? In this way we will lose our language and culture," he said, requesting anonymity.

Free Gondi painting training for tribal youth

Deccan Chronicle 07 Feb 2023
Varun Reddy stated that they were providing free coaching and lodging to tribal youth in Gondi painting to preserve their traditions and culture.

Condor recovery among Winter Wings offerings

Herald and News 07 Feb 2023
Following the presentation, Williams-Claussen and others will be at a vendors table where, along with selling condor-themed shirts and hats, she’ll be available to offer information on condor biology, the condors’ relationship to tribal culture and answer questions.

All set to hold five-day annual 'Sibi Mela'

Urdu Point 07 Feb 2023
It is a cultural festival with animal markets, camel racing, tent pegging and exhibition of handicrafts, tribal dresses and organizing folk dances, an official of Balochistan government said while talking to APP on Tuesday ... To make the Mela (fair) a success, various cultural ...

States push to enshrine protections for tribal children

Times Union 07 Feb 2023
(AP) — Leo Thompson received plenty of love, food and shelter from the non-Native American family who raised them, but missed out on any exposure to their Indigenous culture, heritage, ancestors and community ... Many were adopted by non-Native families, often depriving them of their tribal and cultural heritage.

Explained | Demand for Greater Tipraland: How is a new state formed in India?This is ...

Deccan Herald 07 Feb 2023
... rise, bagging 18 of 28 seats in the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTADC) in 2021 ... As per Pradyot, Greater Tipraland will help protect the culture and rights of tribals and he wants his demands to be fulfilled under Articles 2 and 3 of the Indian Constitution.

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