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December 5, 2018 | Issue Number 33

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Earthquake in Anchorage, George H.W. Bush dies at 94, Taboo, Mars, and Kevin Hart dismisses Cowboy and Indian comments

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Indian Country remembers George H.W. Bush a tweet at a time

When I read about the passing of George H.W. Bush, I immediately reflected to a nearly vivid memory during my fifth grade year. My teacher assigned us a book report. This could be any book we chose, but for some odd reason I chose to read a book…

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ICT Opinion: Casinos in Alaska? It won’t happen

​By John Tetpon – A lot of people have said we ought to start casinos up here and make a lot of money. But that’s a myth. Lower 48 Indians own more than 450 of them and most haven’t made the piles of money everyone thinks they do.

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Top 10 Stories: What Indian Country read this past week

Supaman releases new powerful video, ‘Miracle’ | Indian Horse: Film on residential schools receiving consistent accolades | Arizona historical sites bulldozed and destroyed, thus, Arizona State Parks Director fired.

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Last Mohawk code talker honored, Savanna’s Act approved in Senate, PJ Vegas, Terrible flu tragedy, Warren’s DNA and more.

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Canada’s Armed Forces’ 1st Indigenous Spiritual Lodge

As announced by Canadian Lt. General Jean-Marc Lanthier: “The first permanent Indigenous Spiritual Lodge in the history of the Canadian Forces was inaugurated at the Saint-Jean Garrison. This marks an important milestone…!”

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American Indian Graduate Center receives $210,000

The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) has received a seven-year $210,000 gift to create the AMERIND Risk Educational Assistance Scholarship.

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Shocking stories: Indigenous women & coerced sterilization

Indigenous women are murdered, go missing or face abuse at much higher rates than non-Indigenous women in Canada. Recent news stories now report birthing mothers have also been sterilized (given tubal ligations) without their full, informed consent.

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