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     Schimmel Family with Shoni and Jude to visit Seneca Nation in NY

    The Schimmel family, including Atlanta Dream all-star point guard Shoni Schimmel, will visit the Allegany Community Center for an all-day basketball event Saturday.
    Natives of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon, Shoni, the No. 8 pick in the 2014 draft, and sister Jude Schimmel, a returning Louisville senior, highlight the event, which starts with a 9:30 a.m. opening. Hourlong basketball sessions run at 10 and 11 a.m., followed by lunch, a family question and answer session, autographs, dinner, closing ceremony and 7 p.m. social.


     Police officers who shot Indian teen get medals

    Okla. — Two recipients of the Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association Medal of Honor were also involved in the shooting death of Mah-hi-Vist GoodBlanket. The parents of GoodBlanket feel that both the shooting of their son and the awards given are unjustified.

    Honor the 4th World: An Alternative to State Domination

     Let us stipulate from the very outset that international states own, control and regulate an institution called the United Nations. It is their organization and they can do with it what ever they chose. Fourth World nations are not members of the UN. They sit outside that body. To be a member, as the Palestinians have learned, takes the embrace of the member states.

    Sports announcer won’t use Washington NFL team’s name on air

    CBS sports announcer Greg Gumbel won’t use the Washington NFL team’s name on air and hasn’t done so for at least the last three years.
    Gumbel told The Sports Bank that he made a “personal choice” not to use the name. “I do think that they have a PR gap to jump, and whether they will make that jump or not remains to be seen,” he said.


    Cherokee Nation starts construction on casino at Indian allotment

    The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma broke ground on its newest casino on Wednesday.
    The 17,000 square-foot casino is located on an Indian allotment in South Coffeyville, just one mile south of the Kansas border. The $10 million facility features 300 electronic games, a bar and a 50-seat restaurant and it will generate 100 jobs.

    Nebraska Supreme Court hears arguments over gaming initiative

    The Nebraska Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday in a dispute over a gaming referendum on the November ballot.
    The Horse Race Wagering Amendment authorizes electronic betting on historical horse races. A group called Gambling with the Good Life claims the language in the referendum violates the Nebraska constitution by asking voters to answer more than one question on the ballot.


    Native American Story of Two Strike—Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains http://bit.ly/VM2CDI

    Father daughter bond 

    What’s for dinner today? How about some California Style Indian Fry Bread Tacos? Get recipe here http://bit.ly/YWnnyg

    Native Americans dwellings comprised a variety of different styles based upon their environment and lifestyle. http://bit.ly/RBCpSS

    Just found this online. Thoughts? At least Adidas didn’t put feathers and headdresses on their models.

    #SmokeSignals were used by many cultures including the Native American Indians as a means to quickly communicate visual messages over long distances. http://bit.ly/YU6282

    Jamul Band continues work on $360M casino after victory in court

    The Jamul Indian Village of California continues work on its $360 million casino despite litigation from local opponents.
    The tribe broke ground in January. Opponents have filed a series of lawsuits in state and federal court in hopes of stopping construction but so far none have been successful.




    In almost every culture and philosophy the eagle is a magnificent creature of purity, beauty and powerful force. http://bit.ly/1o0S3rJ

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