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    Native American Sky Legends: Falling-Star http://bit.ly/WP0cxl

    Native American Dance Styles http://bit.ly/1gwWF4G

    The acquisition of horses by the plains Indians in the early 18th century transformed the lives of most tribes between the Rockies and the Mississippi. Read more http://bit.ly/xiSLaX

    Native American cradle boards were traditionally used by Indian mothers as a safe place to hold their babies. Read more http://bit.ly/1q1nTS2

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    Like many of the diverse Native American Languages, the phonology and dialects of Tlingit language are complex. Read more http://bit.ly/N2KhhL

    Bluedog is a Native American Blues-Rock group hailing from the “Twin Cities” of Minnesota. Read more http://bit.ly/1jBqBLZ

    Purpose of Native American Face Paint http://bit.ly/1iEpH0L

    Coeur d’Alene Tribe set to launch new poker games on May 2

    The Coeur d’Alene Tribe of Idaho will open a new poker room at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel on May 2.
    The Idaho Constitution outlaws poker. But the National Indian Gaming Commission considers non-banked card games to fall into the Class II category, meaning the state lacks jurisdiction over them.


    Brad Rock: Utes nickname won’t stay forever

    The University of Utah and its namesake, the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, announced on Tuesday they’re still in business together. It’s all there in writing. For the next five years, to “be reviewed annually,” the U. will continue to use the only Native American nickname in the Pac-12.

    Federal recognition for Virginia tribes long overdue

    Writer welcomes federal recognition for the Virginia tribes that welcomed the first European settlers at Jamestown:
    If Congress agrees, descendants of Virginia’s original forebears will finally get their due. Power to them.

    Blankenship: Some really old-time pioneers

    After all, they legitimately lay claim to a lot of history here. A young Pocahontas graced StaffordCounty’s shores centuries before anyone can recall. She was an original example  of what eventually became  racial intermarriage, as she soon high-tailed to merry old England with her  Brit hubby, John Rolfe, who had lived in Jamestown village. That was some 50 years before StaffordCounty was born.

    Former Shinnecock leaders ask federal agency to reject new trustees council

    Two former leaders of the Shinnecock Indian Nation have asked the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs to reject a new council of trustees because, they charge, the tribe’s 2013 constitution was improperly enacted.

    Hearing cancelled for Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize’s temporary restraining order request

    The Window Rock District Court cancelled a hearing for a temporary restraining order that Speaker Johnny Naize filed against 12 members of the Navajo Nation Council and one legislative branch employee.

     Doug George-Kanentiio: Governor carries on divisive tactics

    It may be said that former New York Governor Mario Cuomo was one of the worst when it came to the state’s relations with the Haudenosaunee (Six Nations Iroquois).


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