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    Senator Cantwell on Washington Redskins

    Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) called on “the Washington football team” to change its name. She compared the name to Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist…

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    Book Discussion on A Conquering Spirit

    Gregory Waselkov talked about his book, A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of 1813-1814, in which he tells the story of the Fort Mims Massacre and how the battle marked the…

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    Senator Reid on Action Against Donald Sterling and the Redskins Name

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) came to the floor to talk about the National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner’s actions against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald…

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    1890 Wounded Knee Massacre

    Jerome Greene talked about the events preceding the Wounded Knee Massacre, the killings, their legacy, and the massacre’s connection to the Kansas City region. Mr. Greene is…

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    Florida's Calusa Indians

    Cindy Bear visited the Calusa Heritage Trail and talked about the Calusa Indians and their 1500 year history in Florida. The Calusa Indians were native to Southwest Florida and for…

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    Book Discussion on The Heart of Everything That Is

    Bob Drury and Tom Clavin talked about The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend, their biography of Oglala Sioux warrior Red Cloud, who they argue…

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    Boldt Decision and Native American Treaty Rights

    Former Washington State Supreme Court Justice Gerry Alexander and Nisqually tribal member and activist Billy Frank Jr. talked about the Boldt Decision, which secured Native…

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    State of the Indian Nations Address

    The National Congress of American Indians held its annual State of Indian Nations address. Current President Brian Cladoosby delivers the address. He urged Congress to uphold its…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Native American Code Talkers

    House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to honor Native American code talkers. They told the stories of some of the members of Native American tribes who served in WWI and WWII, using…

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    Book Discussion on The Red and the White

    Andrew Graybill, associate history professor and director of Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University, talked about his book, The Red and the White: A Family Saga of the American…

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    Coeur d'Alene Tribe

    Cultural Director Quanah Matheson talked about the origins of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and how they came to embrace the Catholic religion as he gave a tour of the “Sacred…

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    Book Discussion on Father Peter John De Smet

    Gonzaga University professor Robert Carriker talked about his book, Father Peter John De Smet: Jesuit in the West, in which he tells the story of Jesuit missionary Father De Smet’s…

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    White House Tribal Nations Conference, Attorney General Holder

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the White House Tribal Nations conference. He talked about the Justice Department’s work to reduce violence and crime rates in tribal…

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    White House Tribal Nations Conference - President Obama

    President Obama spoke about his administration’s commitment to tribal communities and a 4 point plan that would address justice and sovereignty issues, economic development, health…

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    White House Tribal Nations Conference

    Four Obama administration Cabinet members, Eric Shinseki, Kathleen Sebelius, Anthony Foxx, and Anthony Moniz, spoke at the White House Tribal Nations conference. Each talked about…

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    Sally Jewell Remarks at Tribal Nations Conference

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell spoke at the White House Tribal Nations conference. She talked about Obama administration priorities for engaging with tribal communities.

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    Book Discussion on In the Light of Justice

    Walter Echo-Hawk talked about his book, In the Light of Justice: The Rise of Human Rights in Native America and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, in which he discusses…

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    Book Discussion on The Whole Country Was...One Robe

    Historian Nicholas Vrooman talked about his book, The Whole Country Was…One Robe: The Little Shell Tribes of America, in which he chronicles the history of the Little Shell Tribe of…

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    House Debate on Funding Native American Programs

    Members of the House debated H.J. Res. 80, to fund Native-American programs despite the government shutdown.

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    Book Discussion on Bloodshed at Little Bighorn

    Tim Lehman talked about his book, Bloodshed at Little Bighorn: Sitting Bull, Custer, and the Destinies of Nations, in which he recounts the events of the battle and the emotion it still…

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