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2006 Native American News Archive

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‘Sacred Ground’ takes home Native American GRAMMY

AUTHOR: Gina Mushynsky / Indian Country Today

Familiar names graced the collection of nominees and
winners in the 48th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 8

Aboriginal child’s remains being returned by museum

The remains of an aboriginal child that have been on display at a private
museum in the Vancouver Island community of Ladysmith are being returned to the
nearby Chemainus First Nation.

The bones and the cedar burial box they’re in are believed to be those of a
six- to 10-year-old Coast Salish child who died between 100 and 150 years

Another white buffalo calf born on the Heider farm

Twelve years later, nearly to the day, another extraordinary miracle has occurred on the Heider family farm. During or shortly after a severe lightning storm, another white buffalo calf, this time a male, was born in the early morning hours to the Heider herd. Like Miracle, he is not an albino.

Choctaw Scleroderma Foundation created
Colorado tribes sponsoring 2006 Indigenous Games in Denver
Congratulations to the Mashpee Wampanoag
Delawares closer to federal recognition
Film entries sought for 10th Annual Native American Indian Film & Video Festival
Ground zero for an accounting that will take seven years
Head of Indian trust lawsuit urges tenacity
Indian gambling revenue in 2006 outpaced Nevada casinos
June 21 set for 2006 National Prayer Day for Sacred Places
Lineups announced for 2006 Native American Film Festival
National Native American Veterans Association
Navajo – Hopi land dispute: settlement in site
Navajo Medicinemen’s Association holds protection ceremony
Oil and 2 ways of life in Alaska
Old ones spirit still palpable at Bandelier National Monument
Pow wow to benefit child with birth defects on Dec 2
Regalia Stolen, reward offered for their return
Sacred Peaks offerred prayers and lawsuits for protection
Saving the peoples right to know: Fight Internet strangulation
Talking circle helps veterans cope with stress disorder
Three Affiliated Tribes review new constitution