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  • The Happiest Kids on Sour Springs Road

    The Happiest Kids on Sour Springs Road0

    Every year down on Six at New Years you will hear folks greeting each other with a festive “Nu-yah! Nu-yah!”. For some it is just another rez term. Nobody knows where it originated from. Nor do they know why you have to say it twice: that’s just how it is and how it always was.

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  • NPR airs inaccurate story about Indian Child Welfare Act

    NPR airs inaccurate story about Indian Child Welfare Act0

    The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) issued the following statement after National Public Radio broadcast and published “Native American Adoption Law Challenged As Racially Biased” – an inaccurate and imprecise story about an Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) custody case: NPR violated its ethics policy by failing to thoroughly fact check its reporting and allowing

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  • The plot to assassinate Joseph Brant0

    An ancient document reveals a feud between Mohawk families over the Haldimand Tract lands SIX NATIONS — A number of weeks ago we published a history piece about Joseph Brant, asking our readers if they were aware of any serious issues that would legitimately brand him a traitor or a sell out. We got several

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  • Head: Building the soil and standing strong0

    By Paula Hill I was outraged when I read “Peter Khill found not guilty of murder.” I raged inside and it gushed out of me like lava flow. I yelled at the white woman who tried to help me with my computer. I barked at my boss and then apologized. I drove like a maniac.

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  • Hooking in public: The history of ‘the hook’

    Hooking in public: The history of ‘the hook’0

    Perhaps it is because of the power of social media connecting Haudenosaunee people beyond territorial gaps, but it seems to me that ‘the hook’ has been showing up a lot more recently. This hand gesture of disputed origin is often used between Haudenosaunee people to keep things light hearted and make people laugh. Basically you

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  • Journalism organizations urge the Muscogee Nation to reinstate its free press act

    Journalism organizations urge the Muscogee Nation to reinstate its free press act0

    The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) and other free press advocates condemn the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s decision to repeal it’s press freedom law. The move by the nation’s tribal council is an alarming attack on press freedom in Indian Country. On Nov. 7, the Muscogee (Creek) National Council introduced legislation to repeal the free press

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