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    Native American Shape-Shifter Stories: Deer Woman and the Living Myth of the Dreamtime

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    Sacheen Littlefeather is an American Indian civil rights activist, best known for presenting a speech on behalf of Marlon Brando at the 45th Academy Awards in 1973.

    Lita Atencio is an accomplished jeweler and a member of Santo Domingo Pueblo.

    Decorating your house with Native American decor is a very popular trend among people that come from a Native American background.

    Meaning of the Cross in a Circle Symbol to the Native Americans

    Brenda Schad is a Native American model of Cherokee and Choctaw descent, who founded the Native American Children’s Fund in Oklahoma.

    Ernie Stevens joins American Gaming Association Hall of Fame

    Ernie Stevens Jr., the chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, is joining the American Gaming Association’s Hall of Fame.
    Stevens is a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. He was selected for his work to advance the $28 billion tribal gaming industry.

    Nestle’s Arrowhead bottling plant responds to aquifer story

    After months of requests to discuss water consumption at the Arrowhead bottling plant, Nestle Waters North America has told The Desert Sun that the company regularly reports “all water use to the appropriate local governing bodies.”
    "In this particular case, that is the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, which is recognized as a sovereign nation," Tom Vondrasek, a factory manager for Nestle based in Cabazon, wrote in a letter to Executive Editor Greg Burton.

    Water bottling plant provides usage reports to Morongo Band

    A water bottling plant said it reports usage to the Morongo Band of Mission Indians in California but the tribe hasn’t disclosed the information to the public.
    Nestlé Waters started doing business on the reservation in 2002. The $26 million plant produces Arrowhead 100% Mountain Spring Water and Nestlé Pure Life.

    Seminole Tribe launches marketing campaign for juice brand

    The Seminole Tribe of Florida has put its name on a line of organic fruit juices.
    Earlier this year, the tribe acquired a 60 percent interest in Noble Juice. The company’s products will now be known as “Seminole Pride Noble Juice.”

    Paiute convenience store thriving

    SHAM – Nearly six months after it opened, the See’Veets Eng convenience store on the Shivwits Reservation is thriving and receiving an unexpected economic boost from construction work in the Virgin River Gorge.
    "Since the construction in the gorge, we get more traffic than usual (along Old Highway 91). … We opened just in time," said Jetta Wood, the chairwoman of the Band of Paiute Indians headquartered in Washington County’s western desert.

    Shivwits Band seeing early success with gas station and store

    The Shivwits Band of Paiutes in Utah is already making plans to expand its new gas station and convenience store.
    The See’Veets Eng store opened on February 1. It benefits from a steady flow of traffic along a well-traveled highway.
    "Since the construction in the gorge, we get more traffic than usual," Chairwoman Jetta Wood told The St. George Daily Spectrum. "We opened just in time,"

    Fond du Lac Band tries to uncover cause of foodborne illness

    The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is working with officials in Minnesota to address an outbreak of foodborne illnesses.
    About two dozen people on the reservation have become sickened and two people have been sent to the hospital. Initial reports indicate contamination from the E. coli bacteria.

    Four Years After A Life-Changing Tragedy, A Pilot Meets His Rescuers

    In a thick Pacific fog, James Island completely disappears from view. But it sits just a few hundred yards from La Push, a small community on the outer edge of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. Even with the landmark obscured by heavy gray, Lt. Lance Leone can point to where it all happened. The power lines extended out this way. The helicopter broke apart in mid-air right here. The cockpit hit the water over there.

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