This week's stories:  “The REDress Project” on view in the United States for first time; Historic meeting held between the All Pueblo Council of Governors and the Navajo Nation; StrongHearts Native Helpline expand their operating hours; The National Native American Hall of Fame open public voting on this year’s nominees; Native American author Tommy Orange wins 2019 PEN/Hemingway award.
 
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By JULIA O’MALLEY
- ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -

Kitchen workers pushed a soup cart down the halls at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage on a recent Tuesday, stopping outside a room belonging to Jean Hull. Hull, recovering in bed, took a cup of broth with two hands and let the steam warm her face.
 
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News From Indian Country

Dionne Holmquist: Good morning everybody. My name is Dionne. I tried to bring you guys all some flower from Colorado but they stopped me at security there. (Laughs showing slide of the big flowering hemp plant above)
 
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By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

Dear friends; my beloved Gramma Rose who I’ve written about many times has passed on at 100+years old. I grieve her deeply but she was ready to leave us and is with her family and friends on the other side now. Her deceased husband and son came to bring her home so I know she is in loving company. La Rose, our Queen Bee is gone but will never leave her family; she told me she would always look after us and I know she will. Bless you Gramma, I love you forever!
 
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By Arne Vainio, M.D.
News From Indian Country

We’re leaving for Eleuthera Island soon. When our son Jacob was born twenty years ago, my wife Ivy wanted him to know his history. She worked tirelessly and used online sources and phone calls to elders and relatives to find and track down any leads she could find. She was able to find the grave of her great uncle Johnny Mercer in the American Cemetery in Luxembourg.
 
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By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

There has been so much going on in this pseudo-bizarro world we exist in now I don’t know where to begin my rant. Seriously. What I know for sure is that for we Indigenous Peoples it began in 1492 when a serial killer and his murderous crew set their nasty feet on sacred lands. Then things began to get really bad. Since then 100 million plus Indigenous People died of genocide and the european colonial program is continuing, successfully in many ways but they have never been able to wipe us out.
 
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by Christopher Johnson
- Oneida Nation - Kalihwisaks -
 
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