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Kirk Francis to President Trump: 'You can choose to do better. You must do better'
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Kirk Francis to President Trump: 'You can choose to do better. You must do better' (November 28, 2017)

It is time for Native Americans to finally receive the honor and respect we rightfully deserve in our own lands.

President Trump stuns Indian Country with 'Pocahontas' slur in front of Navajo war heroes
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President Trump stuns Indian Country with 'Pocahontas' slur in front of Navajo war heroes (November 27, 2017)

President Donald Trump sparked widespread outrage in Indian Country after marring an event featuring Navajo war heroes with a derogatory slur.

DVIDS: Native community shares culture with Air Force base in South Dakota
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DVIDS: Native community shares culture with Air Force base in South Dakota (November 20, 2017)

For the first time, the Ellsworth Air Force Base Diversity Council worked with Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors, a local organization, to build bridges between the native and non-native communities of Rapid City.

Rep. Tom Cole: Tribes are improving the lives of their people and their neighbors
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Rep. Tom Cole: Tribes are improving the lives of their people and their neighbors (November 20, 2017)

I know my heritage as a member of the Chickasaw Nation has shaped and influenced my life in more ways than I can count.

Secretary Ryan Zinke among those excited to take part in #RockYourMocs this year
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Secretary Ryan Zinke among those excited to take part in #RockYourMocs this year (November 14, 2017)

It's #RockYourMocs week and thousands across the nation are expressing Native pride by wearing moccasins to work, to school and just about anywhere.

Mary Annette Pember: Try something new for Native American Heritage Month
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Mary Annette Pember: Try something new for Native American Heritage Month (November 13, 2017)

I tend to lie low during Native American History Month and dodge the Moon of Explaining Indians to White People. But not this year.

DVIDS: White Mountain Apache soldier proud to represent her tribe in the military
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DVIDS: White Mountain Apache soldier proud to represent her tribe in the military (November 10, 2017)

Although she was born and raised in Ohio, Master Sgt. Serena Dedes’ history will always be rooted in Arizona, home to the White Mountain Apache Tribe.

Gyasi Ross: Does Native American Heritage Month even matter in our nation?
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Gyasi Ross: Does Native American Heritage Month even matter in our nation? (November 3, 2017)

Gyasi Ross asks: 'How much is a genocide worth?'

Delphine Red Shirt: National holiday needed for Native Americans
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Delphine Red Shirt: National holiday needed for Native Americans (November 17, 2016)

Several states designate Columbus Day as Native American Day, but there is no national legal holiday.

Tom Cole: Native Americans are a part of our nation's proud heritage
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Tom Cole: Native Americans are a part of our nation's proud heritage (November 14, 2016)

The life and culture of our nation’s Native American tribes are written in nearly every chapter of America’s story.

President Barack Obama issues proclamation for Native American Heritage Month
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President Barack Obama issues proclamation for Native American Heritage Month (November 1, 2016)

November is upon us and that means another Native American Heritage Month.

Robert DesJarlait: Tribes come together for Minnesota NFL game
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Robert DesJarlait: Tribes come together for Minnesota NFL game (December 10, 2015)

On November 22, the Minnesota Vikings organization hosted a special halftime event at TCF Bank Stadium in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.

Kitcki Carroll: Revisionist history hurts the first Americans
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Kitcki Carroll: Revisionist history hurts the first Americans (November 13, 2015)

While having a month for all to recognize and celebrate the heritage of Native Americans should be viewed as positive progress forward, we must aspire and strive for an undertaking that is greater and more comprehensive in its completenes.

Sen. Jon Tester: Congress must do right for Indian Country
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Sen. Jon Tester: Congress must do right for Indian Country (November 13, 2015)

I am working on issues important to Native American families that will increase self-governance, promote tribal sovereignty, strengthen Indian communities, and ensure the federal government upholds its trust responsibilities.

Native youth panel for Native American Heritage Month event
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Native youth panel for Native American Heritage Month event (November 10, 2015)

Three young tribal members who are making a difference in their communities will speak at the Center for Native American Youth.

DOI hosts opening event for Native American Heritage Month
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DOI hosts opening event for Native American Heritage Month (November 10, 2015)

Raina Thiele, an Alaska Native woman who works at the White House, will deliver remarks.

Senate passes resolution for Native American Heritage Month
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Senate passes resolution for Native American Heritage Month (November 9, 2015)

The measure recognizes the contributions of Native Americans to the United States and highlights their cultures and heritages.

Center for Native American Youth hosts panel discussion in DC
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Center for Native American Youth hosts panel discussion in DC (November 2, 2015)

The event will feature three Native youth leaders who will discuss how they have overcome obstacles and made a difference in their communities.

Obama issues proclamation for Native American Heritage Month
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Obama issues proclamation for Native American Heritage Month (October 30, 2015)

November has almost arrived and that means another Native American Heritage Month.

Sen. John Thune: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month
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Sen. John Thune: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month (November 14, 2014)

The rich traditions of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota are woven into the fabric of South Dakota’s history.

S.E. Ruckman: How we celebrate Thanksgiving in Indian Country
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S.E. Ruckman: How we celebrate Thanksgiving in Indian Country (November 14, 2014)

Reflecting on Native American Heritage Month, Thanksgiving, the holiday season and Cobell checks.

Andre Cramblit: Sharing history of tribes in northern California
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Andre Cramblit: Sharing history of tribes in northern California (November 5, 2014)

In the spirit of Native American Heritage month, a offers a history of tribes in northern California.

Vincent Armenta: Striving for a better future in Indian Country
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Vincent Armenta: Striving for a better future in Indian Country (November 21, 2013)

Vincent Armenta, the chairman of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California, reflects on Native American Heritage Month.

South Carolina  tribes observe Native American Awareness Day
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South Carolina tribes observe Native American Awareness Day (November 19, 2013)

Tribal leaders and members in South Carolina celebrated Native American Awareness Day on Monday.

Opinion:  Native Americans deserve recognition for contributions
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Opinion: Native Americans deserve recognition for contributions (November 18, 2013)

Writer calls attention to Native American Heritage Month.

Opinion: Native American Heritage Month history often ignored
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Opinion: Native American Heritage Month history often ignored (November 6, 2013)

Writer looks at the events leading up to creation of Native American Heritage Month.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker:   Native American Heritage   Month history
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Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Native American Heritage Month history (November 20, 2012)

"The Bureau of Indian Affairs website chronicles the history leading up to the establishment of Native American Heritage Month, connecting it to the early 1900’s and the efforts of Dr....

Sunny Clifford: Connecting with     Lakota language and heritage
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Sunny Clifford: Connecting with Lakota language and heritage (November 20, 2012)

"You know you come from a nation of oppression when a month has to be dedicated to your heritage. It’s the only way the rest of the country will remember...

Opinion: Surprising  origins of   Native American Heritage Month
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Opinion: Surprising origins of Native American Heritage Month (November 1, 2012)

"Most Americans are not aware that citizenship in the United States was granted to indigenous peoples four years after women were granted the right to vote. The Indian Citizenship Act...

Opinion: Michigan court  election  will impact  tribal communities
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Opinion: Michigan court election will impact tribal communities (October 26, 2012)

"One of the most important ways to ensure all Michiganders understand the importance of tribal communities in our state is by showing up to the polls to vote this November....

Rep. Lujan: Indian Country an integral part of the US economy
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Rep. Lujan: Indian Country an integral part of the US economy (November 22, 2011)

The following is a statement from Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico). This month, we recognize the enduring contributions of Native Americans and their achievements that play an important role...

Lindsey Catherine Cornum: Native American Heritage Month
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Lindsey Catherine Cornum: Native American Heritage Month (November 18, 2011)

"Native people across America have just finished another exhausting campaign to explain to the ignorant and insensitive the inherent racial exploitation of their Indian Halloween costumes. Yet, on the heels...

Sen. Johnson: Sioux tribes playing   major role in South Dakota
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Sen. Johnson: Sioux tribes playing major role in South Dakota (November 17, 2011)

The following is the opinion of Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota). Each November, we recognize National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month and celebrate the heritage and culture of...

White House Blog: DOJ hosts Native Heritage Month  event
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White House Blog: DOJ hosts Native Heritage Month event (November 9, 2011)

"This week the Department of Justice held a special event in the Great Hall commemorating National Native American Heritage Month. Each November, the department honors the cultural traditions, contributions and...

Air Force: Native Americans proudly serving in military
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Air Force: Native Americans proudly serving in military (October 31, 2011)

"Native Americans have served honorably in all our nation's wars despite the fact that they were not granted citizenship until 1924. About 12,000 Native Americans served our country heroically in...