This weekend's stories: Obama administration to seek more funding for tribal schools; Study underway to restore salmon runs above Grand Coulee Dam; Fellowship available to Native American artists; FNX receives second gift from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians; “Indigenous with Stacey Thunder,” premieres online.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
A look back at the first year RezStyle aired on IndianCountryTV in 2008.
 
Bad River Chairman Mike Wiggins extends an invitation for the entire Iron County, Wisconsin Board of Supervisors to attend an up-coming Feb. 3, 2015 Joint Mining Impact Committee meeting on the Bad River Ojibwe Reservation. In doing so, Wiggins apologizes for past critical remarks and promotes the idea that as a region, the Bad River Tribe and Iron County need to work together in order to overcome issues of employment and technology in the northwoods of Wisconsin.
 
By Arne Vainio, M.D.
News From Indian Country

It seemed like a simple enough question, “Dr. Vainio, can you tell the story of how you became a doctor?” I thought that would be a relatively straightforward story, but it isn’t. Like anything else, this is bits and pieces and twists and turns and dead ends and parts of it aren’t even my story. The hope was this would be an inspirational story to be able to show kids and anyone else hoping to go down this path.
 
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

My heart is full because the Wolf hunts in the Great Lakes regions have been stopped by a federal judge. The horrific carnage of trapping, baiting and killing and continued disruption of the wolves’ families are no more; they are back on the endangered list where they will stay with the love, compassion and diligent advocacy of people who worked hard and long for their lives.
 
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Fee Accounting Services
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe requests proposals to perform Fee Accountant services for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, 15 and 16.
 
Welcome to the HELP (Harvest Education Learning Project) 2015 update with some video of past and current events.  Don’t forget that on Saturday February 28th, 2015 around noon there will be a second anniversary Tree Tapping Feast and Ceremony conducted by Bad River Ojibwe Elder Joe Rose Sr. at HELP.
 
This weekend's stories: U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp reintroduces bill for Native American children; First DNA tests say Kennewick Man does have Native American heritage; Louisiana tribes fighting to protect their disappearing land; Jordan cave vandalized; NCAI Sate of Indian Nations address.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.