By Winona LaDuke
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You can’t make this stuff up. At the end of the fossil fuel era, the plan is to transfer the liability to Native people. And it’s not going to work. Dressed up as “equity positions”, or “reconciliation”, across the continent, corporations and governments are trying to pawn off bad projects on Native people.
 
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by Doug George-Kanentiio

Among the traditional Mohawks there is a special appreciation for the strawberry plant-called Niihontesha. It is a unique plant as its seeds are outside of the skin of the berry and is the first one to ripen in the early summer.
 
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Interview by Paul DeMain
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Paul DeMain: Tell where you’re coming from, and a little bit about what brings you to the Second Annual Hemp Conference, and tomorrow we start with indigenous farming. Who are you and why are you here?
 
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By Sandra Hale Schulman
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Arizona, St. Michaels – Funeral services for Jay Logg, 62, of Klagetoh, AZ., were held May 31, 2019 at the St. Michaels Mission in St. Michaels.  Burial followed in Klagetoh.  Jay was born Feb. 3, 1957  in Rehoboth, NM., into the Todich’ii’nii (Bitter Water Clan), born for Ma’li deeshgiizhinii (Coyote Pass-Jemez Clan).  Jay passed away May 25, 2019, in Flagstaff.
 
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This week's stories:  Legislation to protect Native American seeds introduced; First tribal flag raised at the International Peace Garden; 14 tribes receive funding for energy infrastructure deployment projects; The U.S. Navy names a ship after the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe; N. Scott Momaday to receive the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award.

 
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This week's stories:  Beyoncé films part of latest video on the Havasupai reservation; Proposed changes coming to the protection of eagle feathers; Standing Rock opens solar farm; Eiteljorg Museum acquires Native American collection from the Great Lakes region; Leonardo DiCaprio encourages everyone to support the Waorani People who are fighting for their lands in the Amazon.

 
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Washington, D.C.
National Indian Gaming Association Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr., issued the following statement after the passage of House Resolution 489, regarding President Trump's divisive comments directed at Members of Congress.
 
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