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The U.S. May Finally Get a TV Network for Native Americans

https://youtu.be/V5OapPu2Uxs Canadians Want to Bring an 'All Nations Network' for Native Americans to the U.S. A Canadian cable channel hopes to launch a U.S. offshoot dedicated to making programs for Native Americans, by Native Americans. Variety reports that Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples Television Network wants to launch All Nations Network here in the States, which “will develop and air TV programs written, produced,...

Adorable Maori toddler charms the internet with passionate haka dance

Say kia ora to the fiercest and cutest Maōri warrior the internet has ever seen. Herea Winitana from Rotorua, New Zealand (or Aotearoa if you're Kiwi), shared a video of an adorable baby over the weekend — and just like that, Down Under's collective heart was melted. According to TVNZ, baby Atutahi has only just turned two-years-old, but he's well on...

The Supernatural Reason Native Americans Kept Their Hair Long

There is some interesting information out there about hair and the role it plays in intuition and the nervous system. Keeping one’s hair long is viewed as a choice. The style is personal preference, and people who keep their hair long are viewed as hippies, hipsters, or just plain lazy. However, a whole different story emerged during the time of...

Christian Mauled by Lion After Trying ‘To Prove Lord Would Intervene and Save Him’…

A church leader recently had his arm mauled by a lion after running towards them in an effort to prove that the ‘Lord’s power over the wild animals’. Alec Ndiwane, a Zion Christian Church prophet, was attacked viciously while on a safari trip trying to prove that God can save him in front of his group of church members. He...

LEGISLATION GRANTING FEDERAL RECOGNITION TO SIX “POCAHONTAS” VIRIGINIA TRIBES PASSED BY U.S. SENATE

WASHINGTON – Last week, the U.S. Senate passed a bill called Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017. The legislation provides federal recognition to six Virginia tribes that previously held state recognition. Similar legislation was passed in May 2017 by the House of Representatives. Now, it awaits the signature of President Donald Trump. Once signed by the...

LEGISLATION GRANTING FEDERAL RECOGNITION TO SIX “POCAHONTAS” VIRIGINIA TRIBES PASSED BY U.S. SENATE

WASHINGTON – Last week, the U.S. Senate passed a bill called Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017. The legislation provides federal recognition to six Virginia tribes that previously held state recognition. Similar legislation was passed in May 2017 by the House of Representatives. Now, it awaits the signature of President Donald Trump. Once signed by the...

Here is what DNA scientists claim about Cherokees descent and it’s not what you think!

“The Cherokees have lived in the Southeastern United States for over 10,000 years.Cherokees developedand cultivated corn, beans and squash – “the three sisters” – along with sunflowers and other crops. Archaeological evidence, early written accounts, and the oral history ofthe Cherokees themselves show the Cherokees as a mighty nation controlling more than 140,000 square miles with a population of thirty-six thousand...

Heated Exchanges as Utah Lawmakers Push Bill for Vast Reduction of Bears Ears Monument

Lawmakers and Tribal Leaders share strong words as the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands seek authority to shrink Bears Ears In the midst of public outcry and protest, the House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a Legislative Hearing Tuesday on H.R. 4532, the Shash Jáa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act. The bill...

20th Anniversary Screening of ‘Smoke Signals’ and 8 Indigenous-Made Films Premiering at Sundance

As just announced on the Sundance Institute website, this year, eight Indigenous-made films will be premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, January 18-28, in Park City, Utah. In addition, there will be a special 20th Anniversary Archive Screening of Smoke Signals, directed by Chris Eyre (Cheyenne/Arapaho) with the screenplay by Sherman Alexie (Spokane/Coeur d’Alene). In addition to the screenings of these...

Today in Native History: Natives Participate in Poor People’s Campaign; Protest BIA

Poor People’s Campaign brings ethnicities together over common issue of poverty On June 20, 1968, Natives protested outside the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., at the end of the Poor People’s Campaign, an effort that had been organized by Martin Luther King, Jr., to demand economic justice for people living in poverty. The campaign, which came about a month...