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Connecticut schools that use Native American mascots could lose casino revenue

New York Post 16 Jun 2021
Battered Montana tribal councilwoman ‘left for dead’ inside hotel room ... In a joint statement Tuesday, the Mashantucket Pequots and the state-recognized Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation said “wide-ranging appropriation of Native-American-related imagery, culture and names” creates “lasting harm for tribal nations and their citizens.”.
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Everhart exhibits spotlights life at indigenous boarding schools

The Scranton Times-Tribune 16 Jun 2021
... empathetic and more compassionate about difference and appreciation of all cultures.” ... “Today, some of the original boarding school buildings still exist but now function as tribal universities where Native American students are able to proudly express their indigenous culture.”.
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My Turn: Abenaki People’s relationship to the Connecticut River should not be overlooked

The Recorder 15 Jun 2021
This includes how cultures value the exchange of life forces between fish, the water, humans, and other animals ... Both companies need to complete the job of reaching out to local Native tribal representatives to address the traditional cultural values of the Connecticut River in and around the hydropower projects.
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Native Arts and Community Development Organization, First Peoples Fund, Receives Transformative $6 Million Dollar Gift

The Capital Journal 15 Jun 2021
"Supporting Native artists and culture bearers is integral to the livelihood of tribal communities," Pourier says ... First Peoples Fund is a national nonprofit organization that helps tribal communities heal and thrive by supporting Native artists and culture bearers — artists and ...
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Bhopal: Kathak and bhakti sangeet fascinate audience at Gamak

The Times of India 15 Jun 2021
Monday evening turned out to be an eclectic experience for music and dance lovers as department of culture and Tribal Museum streamed live Kathak and Bhakti gayan for the audiences on various social media platforms ... The cultural ...
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Towns face losing funds if tribal team mascots don't change

Napa Valley Register 15 Jun 2021
In a joint statement from the Mashantucket Pequots and the state-recognized Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation provided Tuesday, the two tribes said “wide-ranging appropriation of Native-American-related imagery, culture and names” promotes stereotypes, misrepresents Native American ...
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Native students celebrate newly won ability to graduate in tribal regalia

The Oregonian 15 Jun 2021
As a Native Alaskan now living in Oregon, far from her tribe, Leya Descombes has a hard time connecting with her culture ... Leya Descombes will wear a graduation cap with sealskin, representing her Alaska Indigenous culture ... Students in schools near some tribal areas were able to wear items of cultural significance prior to the bill.
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PM meets ministers, Nadda amid Cabinet reshuffle buzz

Sify 15 Jun 2021
Cabinet ministers or ministers of state of agriculture, rural development, animal husbandry and fishing, tribal affairs, urban development, culture, statistics and programme implementation, civil aviation, railways, food and consumer affairs, jal shakti, petroleum, steel, ...
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Afghan translators of departing foreign forces face a mortal danger: Taliban retaliation

Arab News 15 Jun 2021
KABUL ... His crime? He was working as a translator for the US military ... He and thousands like him are living in fear ... (AFP) ... (AFP) ... They have also acted as cultural advisers in what is a highly conservative society, helping foreign troops understand tribal, ethnic, and religious sensitivities, while in addition coordinating with Afghan forces ... Twitter ... ....
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‘I call it genocide’: Tribal members gather to pray, share in Spokane after Kamloops mass grave discovery

The Spokesman-Review 14 Jun 2021
The schools attempted to strip the children of their tribal culture and assimilate them into white European society. Students were converted to Christianity and routinely beaten if they spoke their native languages or clung to their tribal customs ... As horrific as the boarding schools were, they weren’t able to destroy tribal cultures, Bearcub said.
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The High Cost of Lithium Mining for Indigenous Communities

WhoWhatWhy 14 Jun 2021
Public lands from Bears Ears to Oak Flat contain countless areas of cultural and religious importance ... But, Barclay said, tribal members don’t get the same religious protections ... It also rejected the suggestion that a tribal elder walk through the area and educate the agency about the cultural resources and history that mining might imperil.
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PM Modi holds meeting with Union ministers, BJP chief

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021
Cabinet ministers or ministers of state of agriculture, rural development, animal husbandry and fishing, tribal affairs, urban development, culture, statistics and programme implementation, civil aviation, railways, food and consumer affairs, jal shakti, petroleum, steel, ...
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Commentary: Will the Biden administration stop the cultural and environmental atrocity at Oak Flat?

Finger Lakes Times 14 Jun 2021
The highway soon skirts my tribe’s most sacred religious and cultural site, Chí’chil Biłdagoteel, also known as Oak Flat ... Chí’chil Biłdagoteel has served as a culturally significant and sacred site to many tribal nations in the region for the last 1,500 years.
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PM Modi holds another in-person meeting with key central ministers

Live Mint 14 Jun 2021
Cabinet ministers or ministers of state of agriculture, rural development, animal husbandry and fishing, tribal affairs, urban development, culture, statistics and programme implementation, civil aviation, railways, food and consumer affairs, jal shakti, petroleum, steel, ...
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Michigan’s indigenous tribes ramp up efforts to shut down oil pipeline through sacred waters

Michigan Live 13 Jun 2021
An oil spill would “change the universe” of tribal communities that depend on the Great Lakes for survival and assign significant historic and cultural value to the area, Arroyo said. The Tribal Council formally called for the removal of Line 5 in 2015 ... “This area is a place of cultural significance (and) economic viability.

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