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Hogan issues proclamation recognizing American Indian Heritage Day

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives today issued a proclamation by Governor Larry Hogan recognizing American Indian Heritage Day in Maryland. “American Indians are an important part of the cultural fabric of Maryland,” Governor Hogan said. “This proclamation is to recognize the historical and modern-day contributions and achievements of our indigenous communities.”
ANNAPOLIS, MD
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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Famous Dave's BBQ founder inducted into National Native American Hall of Fame

A lifelong love of ribs has had its rewards for Dave Anderson, founder of Famous Dave's BBQ, and the latest is induction into the National Native American Hall of Fame. "It's humbling, especially since the people represented there are some very well-known folks who have made a mark on the history of Native Americans," Anderson said in an interview this week after receiving the honor.
RESTAURANTS
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indiancountrytoday.com

Bobby Wilson on 'demanding' Native representation

Bobby Wilson is a Dakota poet, visual artist, comedian, writer and actor. From a young age, he has always loved making art. Wilson joins ICT's newscast today to share how he went from being arrested at 16 years old to becoming a popular face in Indian Country. He also reflects on a year that included several Native television shows, saying Native people are "demanding the representation that we deserve." Its an interview you don't want to miss!
CELEBRITIES
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Interior seeks input on tribal self-governance

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs has announced proposed membership for the Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act of 2019 (PROGRESS Act) Negotiated Rulemaking Committee, which will negotiate and advise the Secretary of the Interior on the implementation of the PROGRESS Act.
INTERIOR, SD
indiancountrytoday.com

Interior Department announces the establishment of the PROGRESS Act Negotiated Rulemaking Committee

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs today announced proposed membership for the Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act of 2019 (PROGRESS Act) Negotiated Rulemaking Committee, which will negotiate and advise the Secretary of the Interior on the implementation of the PROGRESS Act.
U.S. POLITICS
indiancountrytoday.com

Indian Country's national roles

The 2021 White House Tribal Nations Summit brought together tribal leaders and high level policy makers. Under the Obama administration Hunkpapa and Oglala citizen Jodi Archambault helped implement this historic gathering. ICT Editor Mark Trahant spoke with her earlier this week. At a time when Indigenous-led conservation is crucial to...
POLITICS
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Public Health Graduate Joaquin Gallegos Appointed to Federal Indian Affairs Position

Joaquin R. Gallegos ’14, who studied public health at CU Denver, was recently appointed Special Assistant to Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs within the Department of Interior. Gallegos and other DOI appointees “work to advance President Biden’s agenda to tackle climate change, protect endangered wildlife, and honor relationships and trust responsibilities with Indigenous communities,” according to a department press release states. Gallegos (Jicarilla Apache Nation/Pueblo of Santa Ana) earned his position in the Biden-Harris administration after succeeding as a student—even though he didn’t expect to attend college.
HEALTH
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University of Maryland Honors Local Tribe with Dining Hall Name

In a ceremony on Monday, November 1, the first day of Native American Heritage Month, the University of Maryland’s new dining hall received a name to honor the legacy of Native Americans and Indigenous peoples. President Darryll J. Pines and other university officials welcomed members of the Piscataway Conoy Tribe...
COLLEGES
Atlas Obscura

DeSoto Caverns

A prehistoric network of caves lies underneath Childersburg, Alabama. Originally known as Kymulga Cave, now called DeSoto Caverns, the impressive series of caves has played important roles in the history of local Indigenous cultures as well as Euro-American colonialism. The history of this cave system dates back to another era...
CHILDERSBURG, AL
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The Ewert Recreation Center turns 40

Monday, Nov. 15 marked the 40th anniversary of the Ewert Recreation Center where it sits today. In honor of the occasion, the center will be hosted an open house on Tuesday and Wednesday, with coffee, juice and information tables, and a chance to register for prizes throughout the week. A drawing for prizes will occur on Friday.
PIPESTONE, MN
WVNews

College library receives national grant for small and rural libraries

McHENRY — Garrett College has been selected as one of 100 libraries to participate in round three of Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an American Library Association initiative that helps library workers better serve their small and rural communities. The competitive award comes with a $3,000...
GARRETT COUNTY, MD
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Osage Nation Congratulates Deputy Director David F. Conrad

OSAGE RESERVATION, OKLA. (November 15, 2021) – David F. Conrad rejoins the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs as the Deputy Director. Conrad is an Osage tribal member of the Pawhuska District. “The work that David continues to do for Native communities is both incredibly...
ENERGY INDUSTRY

Lawsuit reveals tribal rift over American Indian mascots

Danielle SeeWalker, a Lakota descendant from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe who lives in Denver, believes it’s well past time to get rid of American Indian mascots in public schools. Lee Roubideaux, a Rosebud Sioux who lives in Yuma, wants his community’s schools to keep their Indian mascot. Just whose...
LAW
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Haaland to open Tribal Nations Summit Nov. 15

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland is expected to give the opening remarks at the White House Tribal Nations Summit on Nov. 15. Haaland said she and her staff would participate in both days of the event, which runs through Nov. 16. The summit is expected to bring government officials...
U.S. POLITICS
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Lawsuit reveals tribal rift over American Indian mascots

Danielle SeeWalker, a Lakota descendant from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe who lives in Denver, believes it’s well past time to get rid of American Indian mascots in public schools. Lee Roubideaux, a Rosebud Sioux who lives in Yuma, wants his community’s schools to keep their Indian mascot. Just whose...
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
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