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• • The revival of the Lakota language (Indianz.com) 12/30/08

• • Vi Hilbert, revered Upper Skagit elder who preserved her native language, dies at age 90 (Seattle Times) 12/21/08

• • Tribal groups strive to pass on native languages to younger generations (Kansas City Star) 12/20/08

• • Court ruling on Havasupai blood case good news for tiny tribe (Phoenix New Times) 12/15/08

• • WCU helps sustain traditional Cherokee art (Citizen-Times) 12/12/08

• • Teaching Indian languages preserves heritage, too (Seattle Times) 12/11/08

• • Makah past points to tribe's future of justice, health (Peninsula Daily News) 12/11/08

• • BLM management plan endangers Bristol Bay Native culture (Anchorage Daily News) 12/8/08

• • Smudge quest continues (Indian Country Today) 12/1/08

• • Powwow packs in visitors in Indio (Desert Sun) 12/1/08

• • Festival displays American Indian traditions (Courier-Post) 11/24/08

• • Schools chief backs off hair ruling (Times-Picayune) 11/20/08

• • The people of this place (Rapid Growth) 11/20/08

• • Menominee language finds new life in schools (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 11/20/08

• • Totem Pow Wow honors veterans, tribal traditions (Marysville Globe) 11/17/08

• • Montileaux uses Native materials to share culture (Rapid City Journal) 11/17/08

• • Cultural celebration increases awareness (Chicago Flame) 11/17/08

• • Fluent Lakota speakers running out of time (Rapid City Journal) 11/13/08

• • A tribe of terps (Diamondback) 11/10/08

• • Siletz tribes to celebrate with powwow (Statesman Journal) 11/10/08

• • An incredible cultural celebration: Native American Heritage Month full of fun events (Spectator) 11/6/08

• • Farmington High, lawmakers learn kudos for Navajo book (Daily Times) 11/5/08

• • Oneida recording studio has an ear for tradition (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 10/30/08

• • A native spin on the ABCs (Bangor Daily News) 10/29/08

• • Miss Indian Alabama competition kicks off American Indian Heritage Month (Montgomery Advertiser) 10/27/08

• • Danny Lopez tirelessly taught Tohono O'odham culture (Tucson Citizen) 10/23/08

• • Theme of Anishnabek Nodin traditional pow wow is ‘Honoring Water’ (Holland Sentinel) 10/22/08

• • Native American tribe focuses on the young to keep language alive (International Herald Tribune) 10/17/08

• • Crossing cultures: Tribal members steer enrichment program (Petoskey News-Review) 10/14/08

• • Celebrate Native American culture (Las Cruces Sun-News) 10/10/08

• • Native heritage: Exhibit presents cultures of American Indian tribes (Northern Virginia Daily) 10/9/08

• • Annual art market honors Native American artists with weekend show, music and dance events (Argus Leader) 9/25/08

• • Great Falls schools offer myriad activities during American Indian Heritage Week (Great Falls Tribune) 9/23/08

• • Thousands to gather for annual powwow (Press-Enterprise) 9/18/08

• • Rich Native American heritage on display at local casino resorts (Seattle Times) 9/18/08

• • Southeastern Tribes cultural arts celebration is Sept. 19-20 (Smoky Mountain News) 9/17/08

• • Join Cowlitz Indians for powwow Saturday (Daily News) 9/17/08

• • Demise of Tlingit Natives is religion (Sit News) 9/16/08

• • Performers teach about Indian culture, heritage (Exponent) 9/11/08

• • Jingle dresses, fancy dancers and fry bread (Grand Forks Herald) 9/10/08

• • Lakota curriculum gets $330,284 grant (Rapid City Journal) 9/9/08

• • Elders working to save Kenai's first language (Indian Country Today) 9/8/08

• • Powwow dispels myths about American Indians (Herald Bulletin) 9/6/08

• • Annual Nanticoke Indian Powwow a celebration of culture (Cape Gazette) 9/5/08

• • Nanticoke tradition rooted in rhythm (Daily Times) 9/4/08

• • Elders working to save Kenai's first language (Daily News-Miner) 8/31/08

• • Annual inter-tribal pow wow (KTKA) 8/29/08

• • Tribal schools expand role preserving native cultures (Seattle Daily Journal Of Commerce) 8/28/08

• • Shinnecock Nation's Labor Day weekend powwow (Newsday) 8/28/08

• • Totah Festival celebrates 20 years of talent, culture (Farmington Daily Times) 8/28/08

• • Festival unites tribes from across continent (Norwich Bulletin) 8/22/08

• • Wigwam Festival: Mohegans display, celebrate culture (Norwich Bulletin) 8/17/08

• • The Northwest celebrates at Julyamsh (Indian Country Today) 8/12/08

• • Elders bless Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center (Daily News-Miner) 8/13/08

• • Tribe holds its 333rd gathering (Providence Journal) 8/9/08

• • Fort Hall powwow draws from 550 tribes (Idaho State Journal) 8/9/08

• • Traditional Shoshone Ways Week (Utah Statesmen) 8/8/08

• • 11th-hour effort to save a Native tongue (Arizona Republic) 7/27/08

• • Indian cultural center work to proceed (Oklahoman) 7/23/08

• • Pojoaque gallery to become SWAIA showcase (Santa Fe New Mexican) 7/19/08

• • Noted powwow set this weekend (Tulsa World) 7/17/08

• • Native American magazine coming (Rapid City Journal) 7/16/08

• • American Indians return to tradition (Post And Courier) 7/16/08

• • ACLU represents inmate in lawsuit (Casper Star-Tribune) 7/10/08

• • Tribes gather for festival, basket market (Bangor Daily News) 7/7/08

• • Press groups seek to enter eagle case (Casper Star-Tribune) 7/3/08

• • 9th Circuit won't rehear eagle feather cases (Indianz.com) 7/1/08

• • Penobscots' powwow bears repeating (Bangor Daily News) 6/30/08

• • Man asks for appeals court review in eagle case (Casper Star-Tribune) 6/26/08

• • Eastern Shore chief keeps culture alive (Indian Country Today) 6/23/08

• • Indian groups focus on saving languages (The Baltimore Sun) 6/22/08

• • Intertribal Powwow draws dancers, spectators (The Daily Courier) 6/21/08

• • Mohegan's story in small building (The Day) 6/21/08

• • Feathers can be bequeathed to children (The Fayetteville Observer) 6/18/08

• • Baker brothers work to foster understanding (The Chadron Record) 6/17/08

• • Gathering of Nations completes its first 25 years (Indian Country Today) 6/16/08

• • Ancient pottery found in chop shop raid (KOB) 6/16/08

• • Eastern Shore chief keeps culture of local tribe alive (WTOP) 6/15/08

• • Robeson student to be allowed to wear feathers (The Fayetteville Observer) 6/12/08

• • Penobscot elder preserves his tribe's tradition of song (Bangor Daily News) 6/10/08

• • O'odham history (The Arizona Daily Star) 6/9/08

• • Red Earth festival to open 3-day run (The Oklahoman) 6/6/08

• • Groups say policy on feathers violates rights of student, dad (The Fayetteville Observer) 6/6/08

• • Tribes on their own when it comes to saving languages (The La Crosse Tribune) 6/3/08

• • Last hope for native languages (The La Crosse Tribune) 6/1/08

• • Law for English retains a foe (Tulsa World) 5/29/08

• • Tribes strive to save native tongues (The Christian Science Monitor) 5/23/08

• • Buffalo Thunder to sponsor Indian market (The Albuquerque Journal) 5/22/08

• • Native culture and education are priorities (The Sun) 5/19/08

• • Search on for Native art fund director (The Missoulian) 5/18/08

• • Maryland Indian tribes get state holiday (The Examiner) 5/14/08

• • Planting time for the Pueblo Farming Project (Indian Country Today) 5/12/08

• • Appeals court reinstates charges in eagle taking case (Indianz.com) 5/9/08

• • Promoting traditions (Indian Country Today) 5/5/08

• • Tribes aim to revive language (The San Diego Union-Tribune) 4/29/08

• • Celebration of indigenous culture tops NIGA convention (Indian Country Today) 4/28/08

• • Tribes come together in powwow at The Pit (Daily Lobo) 4/28/08

• • Collaboration key to preserving Indian history, experts say (The Press-Enterprise) 4/24/08

• • 'Homeless in our own homeland' (Indian Country Today) 4/21/08

• • Fundraising feast benefits cultural learning center (Indian Country Today) 4/21/08

• • Tribes urged to control research (The Missoulian) 4/18/08

• • Court upholds $1 million in damages to NM artist (Las Cruces Sun-News) 4/17/08

• • Cultural preservation (Indian Country Today) 4/9/08

• • Annual powwow set for June 21-22 (Billings Gazette) 4/9/08

• • If they're lost, who are we? (The Washington Post) 4/6/08

• • Blackfeet chief seeks museum for treasures (The Great Falls Tribune) 4/7/08

• • Tribe loses lawsuit for right to fish Lake Erie (The Toledo Blade) 4/3/08

• • Dance teaches Nisqually tribal history (The Olympian) 3/30/08

• • Program to certify Alaska Native art gets new teeth (Anchorage Daily News) 3/30/08

• • Tribal youth summit to offer cultural awareness as solution (San Diego Union-Tribune) 3/28/08

• • Exhibit of Native art debuts in Brooklyn (Indian Country Today) 3/26/08

• • Powwow in step with a dance tradition (The Denver Post) 3/24/08

• • As U.S. border fence rises, a tribe tightens ties (The Washington Post) 3/19/08

• • Oklahoma lawmaker plans official English legislation (The Shawnee News-Star) 3/19/08

• • Learning to speak Ojibwe (Duluth Budgeteer News) 3/18/08

• • Indian DNA links to 6 'founding mothers' (The Washington Post) 3/13/08

• • Mini pow wow delights 4th graders (KLEW-TV) 3/12/08

• • In Santa Fe, on the trail of new deal artists (The New York Times) 3/12/08

• • Arizona tribes win ruling in eagle listing case (Indianz.com) 3/11/08

• • ‘Powwow fever’ spreads before event (Grand Forks Herald) 3/8/08

• • CSULB to celebrate its American Indian heritage (Daily 49er) 3/6/08

• • Technology helps tribe pass on native speech (The Topeka Capital-Journal) 3/5/08

• • Girl Scouts learn about Indian culture (Benton Evening News) 3/4/08

• • Quechans seek victory in lawsuit over damage to cultural sites (Yuma Sun) 3/3/08

• • Basketry exhibit traces American Indian history (The Press-Enterprise) 2/26/08

• • UAF gets $1.2 million to record Native languages (Daily News-Miner) 2/26/08

• • Shawnee center blends history, modern life (The Oklahoman) 2/25/08

• • Kiowa Tribe purchases "Indian City", plans to expand (KSWO) 2/25/08

• • Native culture celebrated at Four Winds powwow (Killeen Daily Herald) 2/24/08

• • Extinct languages saved by work of eccentric linguist (The Union-Tribune) 2/16/08

• • Powwow celebrates American Indian history (LimaOhio.com) 2/15/08

• • Texas' peyote hunters struggle to find a vanishing, holy crop (Dallas Observer) 2/14/08

• • Tulalip Tribe TV station hits the airwaves (KING 5 News) 2/12/08

• • Southern California Indian Center is a Grammy nominated pow wow (Fox Business) 2/8/08

• • Indian tribes celebrate traditions at this year's pow-wow (South Florida Sun-Sentinel) 2/7/08

• • Yuchi tribe hopes to put traditional village on Bays Mountain (Times-News) 2/2/08

• • Museum relates fascinating Seminole history (The News-Press) 2/5/08

• • Tribes join eagle-preservation fight (The Arizona Republic) 2/1/08

• • Elk herd keeps Stillaguamish Tribe fed (The Everett Herald) 1/23/08

• • Pow Wow attracts many tribes (The Register-Mail) 1/19/08

• • Native American festival gives taste of unique culture (The Arizona Republic) 1/19/08

• • Don't take language for granted (Kansas City infoZine) 1/19/08

• • Lacrosse offers lessons in community, American Indian culture (Las Cruces Sun-News) 1/18/08

• • King Island mask returned to its people (The Washington Post) 1/18/08

• • American Indians to take part in Cummer exhibit events (Shorelines) 1/15/08

• • His 'American' dream alive (Tulsa World) 1/13/08

• • Guilty plea in artifacts theft (Journal-Advocate) 1/10/08

• • Man teaches ways of his Native American ancestors (The Missoulian) 1/10/08

• • Arizona Indian Festival (The Arizona Republic) 1/8/08

• • News network highlights Indian issues (The Bellingham Herald) 1/8/08

• • Native American Festival fosters better understanding (Daytona Beach News-Journal) 1/5/08

• • Musical traditions of SC Indians (News Mirror) 1/4/08

• • After decades in the shadows, a forgotten people reclaim their culture (Ledger Dispatch) 1/2/08

 

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