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    Chickasaw Nation Announces General Election Results

    Chickasaw Nation Election Secretary Rita Loder recently announced results of the Chickasaw Nation general election.
    Pickens District Seat 2 incumbent legislator Connie Barker of Marietta received 1,360 votes to defeat Michael T. Watson and Wanda Blackwood Tippit Scott, both of Ardmore, who received 540, and 231 votes respectively..

    Cherokee College Prep Institute Connects Students and Universities

    The Cherokee Nation Foundation recently hosted its third annual Cherokee College Prep Institute at Oklahoma State University, where more than 54 high school juniors and seniors connected with university representatives from across the nation.

    Tribe Rebuilds Citizen’s Home After Fire

     After a fire destroyed BB Livers’ Mulberry Hollow home in Adair County last fall, the Cherokee citizen didn’t know how he would ever recover.
    The 67-year-old qualified for a replacement home through Cherokee Nation Community Services’ Housing Rehabilitation Program, meant to help Cherokees just like him.



    Mouth-Watering Modern Indigenous Eats by Top Chef Rich Francis [10 Photos]

    Chef Rich Francis, Tetlit Gwich’in and Tuscarora Nations, made the final of Top Chef Canada earlier this year, and did so espousing his vision for gourmet food with pre-contact ingredients. He calls his creations Modern Indigenous (or Aboriginal) Cuisine, which you can learn more about at facebook.com/AboriginalCulinaryConcepts.  

    Redskins Allegedly Hire Crisis Management Firm to Build ‘Fan-based’ Website

    The Redskins have hired a PR firm to help them continue to drown out the Native (and other’s) voice against their team’s name. Deadspin via Slate, is reporting that the new website, Redskinsfacts.com, was allegedly brought to life by a firm known for their crisis management capabilities.

    Chaske Spencer and ‘Winter in the Blood’: Coming to a Theater Near You

    Not long after we brought you the news that acclaimed Canadian indie film Rhymes for Young Ghouls will soon be showing in theaters in the United States, another movie about the Indigenous experience from the recent crop of notables has been picked up by a distributor.

    Native American Legends of How Raven Steals the Sun http://bit.ly/1eYgR0z

    According to the Native American people, dreams are messages that come from the sacred spirits. http://bit.ly/R8cS3E

    Look at those eyes… 

    Geronimo’s Story of His Life is the oral life history of a legendary Apache warrior. http://bit.ly/1pChhsE

    Tommy Wildcat (b. May 3, 1967) is a Native American flutist, storyteller, lecturer, and traditionalist. http://bit.ly/Qoc9Hl 

    Cheyenne military societies are one of the two central institutions of traditional Cheyenne Indian tribal governance, the other being the Council of Forty-four. http://bit.ly/U5HTEo

    For African-Native Americans, their double heritage is truly indivisible. http://bit.ly/R1ZLDy

    Report: Stereotyped Mascots Harmfully Effecting Native American Youth

    A recent report prepared by The Center for American Progress found stereotypical team mascots have a harmful effect on American Indian and Alaska Native youth

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