Latest News for: Tribal culture


6 tribal students get scholarship named after tribal icon to study abroad

Indian Express 22 Sep 2021
I completed an engineering degree in IT from BIT Mesra in 2015…I will be pursuing a Master’s in Linguistics and look forward to utilising my acquired knowledge for the promotion of tribal languages and cultures of Jharkhand and thereafter India.

Bureau of Reclamation nominee Camille Touton garners bipartisan support in Senate hearing

The Spokesman-Review 22 Sep 2021
Tribal communities who fear for the loss of species of cultural significance ... “It balances the needs of agriculture along with the restoration of the largest salmon run in the continental United States and values the cultural significance of the Yakama Nation, and so moving ...

More than a land acknowledgement

Oklahoma Gazette 21 Sep 2021
Originally named The American Indian Cultural Center, the 40-acre campus, 659 First Americans Blvd., was rebranded in 2019, setting the stage for a space that, with the input and guidance of the Tribal Nations, brings a diversity to Native representation rarely seen.

UP’s 1st tribal museum showcasing Tharu tribe’s history to be ready soon

Hindustan Times 21 Sep 2021
UP’s first tribal museum or Tharu Janjati Museum, which was among the pet projects of ... Uttar Pradesh is likely to get the state’s first tribal museum by March 2022 and it would largely concentrate on displaying the rich and diverse culture of the rare Tharu tribe, said officials.

New scholarship program focuses on computer science, tribal nation building

Tahlequah Daily Press 21 Sep 2021
NORMAN - Students committed to Tribal Nation ... "There are several models, particularly the family education model, that inform how we serve students who are coming from Tribal Nations in a way that fits culturally, academically and brings all of those pieces together," Shotton said.

Pow Wow prepares to open at Lebanon site

The Wilson Post 21 Sep 2021
The Wilco Pow Wow (formerly Mt. Juliet Pow Wow) will return at a new location this month after being cancelled for the past two years ... The event attracts about 4,000 attendees to experience the Native American culture with tribal dancing contests, authentic food and dozens of vendors ... Juliet] ... ....

The firefighting strategies that saved some of the world’s largest sequoias

Finger Lakes Times 21 Sep 2021
The Giant Forest is of such great cultural value that a specialized task force was assembled to ... The current state of many of the region’s forests is cause to be “very concerned,” said Ron Goode, tribal chairman of the North Fork Mono Tribe and a practitioner of cultural burning.

Caring for the Caregivers Post-Pandemic

Time 21 Sep 2021
This is an American Medical Association grant-funded collaborative project that’s working to prepare culturally competent, collaborative and resilient physicians to practice in rural, tribal and urban underserved communities in Oregon and Northern California ... Changing the stoic ‘health care heroes’ culture.

First Americans Museum richly informed by 39 Oklahoma tribes before opening

The Oregonian 20 Sep 2021
From the Otoe-Missouria in northern Oklahoma, several tribal members worked with the museum to make sure their culture was accurately represented, said Kennetha Greenwood, the tribe’s creative project manager, in an email ... Curators worked with tribal leaders to find appropriate ways to display culturally important or sensitive items.

Colorado Panel Recommends First Of Several Tribal Name Changes Being Considered Statewide

CBS News 20 Sep 2021
The Denver-based company said it is partnering with the Washoe Tribe to educate resort guests about tribal culture, which will include an exhibit on the Washoe way of life. Northern Cheyenne Tribal members filed the application to change the Colorado mountain’s name in October with the U.S.

Govt to promote pearl farming in tribal areas

Indian Express 20 Sep 2021
The Trifed (Tribal Co-operative Marketing Development Federation of India) inked an agreement with the Jharkhand-based Purty Agrotech on Monday for the promotion of pearl farming in tribal areas. The Trifed operates under the Union ministry of tribal affairs ... The Union minister of tribal affairs, Arjun Munda, said.

Public Lands Week in Nevada will conclude with park clean-up

Las Vegas Sun 20 Sep 2021
... selected as a national monument for its historical and cultural significance to Indigenous communities ... “It really just has a lot of cultural, spiritual value for our tribal communities, and it’s obviously going to be a really huge pillar as we get to the 30-by-30 goal,” she said.

CPI-M names tribal leader as new Tripura state Secretary

Suryaa 19 Sep 2021
Chaudhury, who was inducted into the party in 1981 after leading the mass movement for many years, was the Forest, Information and Cultural Affairs and Tribal Welfare Minister for several years in the Left Front ...

Salt Lake City to extend pause on foothills trail project after concerns over first phase

Deseret News 19 Sep 2021
Mendenhall said that she and other city leaders began meeting with Native American tribal leaders — due to the land's cultural and historic significance — and various groups about the foothills project after they paused construction in May.

Has America created its own Frankenstein monster?: Param Srikantia

Cleveland 19 Sep 2021
Internationally, too, we expect other cultures to also operate like well-oiled machines ... In Afghanistan, again we forgot, as we did in Iraq, that a collectivistic and communal culture, based on a tribal ethos, does not fit neatly into our mechanistic projections.