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DoJ Listens to Navajo Nation Request, Will Investigate Loreal Tsingine Death

Courtesy Family’s GoFundMe page
Family members of Tsingine have questioned why the officer would be afraid of Tsingine.
Judge Blocks ND Restrictive Voter-ID Law; A Burden to Native Voters

 

Teeing Off for Scholarships: Wilderness at Fortune Bay to Host Charity Golf Tournament Aug. 18

The Wilderness at Fortune Bay, Lake Vermillion, Minnesota
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The Wilderness at Fortune Bay, Lake Vermillion, Minnesota
 

USDA Awards $2.2M to Remote Native Villages

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“Downtown” Kenny Lake, Alaska, one of five small towns in the Copper River School District that will benefit from a recently awarded U.S. Department of Agriculture grant. The grant money will allow the Kenny Lake School to be linked via video conferencing with staff from four other small schools, allowing them to share resources and curriculum.
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Northeastern State University Professor Amy Proctor (right) works with research assistant Candice McCollum on a report about the impact of methamphetamine on the country’s Native American population.

Mayan Leaders Free Of Charges; Will Sue Government Of Belize

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Supporters of the 13 Mayan villagers and leaders arrested by Belizean police last year hold signs waiting for their release.
 
Herbert Hoover: Only US President to Have Lived on Indian Reservation
 
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Herbert Hoover lived with an uncle who was an Indian agent on the Osage Nation when he was six years old.


20 ‘powerhouse’ veggies that prevent chronic disease

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Lenworth ‘Kip’ Williamson made resolution in 1989

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Lemi Berhanu Hayle of Ethiopia pulled away from defending champion Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia with just over a mile to go and won the 2016 Boston Marathon Monday

Lemi Berhanu Hayle of Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win the men’s division of the Boston Marathon. (Brian Snyder Reuters)


Tatyana McFadden wins fourth straight women’s wheelchair race at Boston Marathon

Tatyana McFadden, of the U.S. wins the women's wheelchair division at the 119th running of the Boston Marathon in Boston,

Tatyana McFadden, of the U.S. wins the women’s wheelchair division at the 119th running of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts April 20, 2015. REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl


Marcel Hug of Switzerland won his second straight men’s wheelchair race in the 2016 Boston Marathon Monday, but it was a lot closer this time

Marcel Hug of Switzerland won a very close finish in the men's wheelchair division Monday. (WBZ-TV)

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Defending women’s champion Caroline Rotich of Kenya dropped out of the 2016 Boston Marathon Monday at the 5-mile mark of the race with an ankle injury

Caroline Rotich at the starting line of the 2016 Boston Marathon. (WBZ-TV)

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