Category Archives: Author: Mary Shomin

” Tribal Colleges Give Remarkable Return on Investment” – Indian Country Today

Ryan Winn is the Humanities Department Chair at the College of Menominee Nation, and in an article published in Indian Country Today, he eloquently gives Ms. Sarah Butrymowicz of The Hechinger Report, the “what for” after she published a not-too-accurate article … Continue reading

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Grand Traverse Band and Little River Band Mourn the Loss of Two Prevalent Tribal Members

On Wednesday, July 9, 2014, George “Skip” Duhamel, a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB), walked on to the spirit world, leaving behind family and friends to remember and mourn his loss.  Skip was a … Continue reading

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“US overhauling process for recognizing Indian tribes”


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Tribal Leaders Meet with Governor Rick Snyder

Read the story here.

Posted in Author: Mary Shomin, Michigan Indian

Kellogg Foundation Contributes $1.4 Million to Preserve Montana’s Indigenous Cultures

From PND: The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a three-year, $1.4 million grant to Salish Kootenai College educator Julie Cajune to create classroom materials focused on preserving Montana’s Indian history and culture, Char-Koosta News reports. With the grant, Cajune plans to make a … Continue reading

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News Article about Tohatchi Elementary School

From Yahoo: TOHATCHI, N.M. – Fifth grader Darius Yazzie’s after-school chores include hauling water for horses and feeding chickens, while his classmate, Shanika Begay, rides a bus 15 miles each way through the rolling hills of this impoverished corner of … Continue reading

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Mother Earth Water Walk

Two Anishinawbe Grandmothers, and a group of Anishinawbe Women and Men have taken action regarding the water issue by walking the perimeter of the Great Lakes. Along with a group of Anishinabe-que and supports, they walked around Lake Superior in … Continue reading

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