Ontario Lieutenant Governor

The Province of Ontario in Canada has an aboriginal as its representative to the Queen of England. This is an important appointment and a first for the province of Ontario.

Native artist willing to teach others what he knows

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Tony Hillerman’s Coyote Waits: An American Mystery! Special to air on Nov 16th

For the coyote, the wait is over. Coyote Waits: An American Mystery! Special, the second film in the PBS Mystery! series based on bestselling Albuquerque author Tony Hillerman’s novels, screened to a packed, invitation-only audience Thursday at the Lensic Performing Arts Center.

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Mdewakanton Dakota tribe restoring lost traditions


MORTON, Minn. – Gripping a cane tightly, Ernest Wabasha slowly reached to touch a pair of heavy iron shackles hanging from his mantel – the same shackles his great-grandfather, the legendary Chief Wabasha, wore during a forced march across the southwestern Minnesota plains a century ago.

Mdewakanton Dakota ancestors

A portrait of Chief Wabasha hung nearby, surrounded by the strong faces of the Wabasha line before and after. The most recent are photos of Ernest and his son, Wabasha No. 6 and No. 7.

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Mdewakanton Dakota tribe restoring forgotten tribal traditions

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