This week's stories:  Sioux tribes forge partnership to create largest wind energy project on tribal lands; Native American Bank invest in new technology to serve Indian Country; Glynn Crooks, longtime leader of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community has passed away; Loretta Lynn receives CMT Artist of a Lifetime award; Run4Salmon raises awareness about the winter-run Chinook salmon.
 
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By Winona LaDuke
- News From Indian Country(NFIC) - 

On September 24, the Duluth City Council discussed purchasing $82,721 worth of riot gear for the second time. Water Protectors, the NAACP, church representatives, and many others packed the City Council to oppose the riot gear purchase.  The decision was tabled for the second time.
 
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By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

I’m feeling a lot of anxiety right now; of trauma, fear and flashbacks of my own sexual assaults watching the Brett Kavanaugh hearing of testimony by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.
 
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By Arne Vainio, M.D.
News From Indian Country

“Has it really been sixteen years?”
 
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Brian Wright-McLeod, 2018
- News From Indian Country -
 
As legalization of cannabis becomes a reality in Canada, first nations entrepreneurs are poised to rake in the benefits. As some move to industrialize operations on their home reserves, another aspect of the issue emerges.
 
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By Mark Trahant
- ICT/NFIC -

Sharice Davids gets a boost of sorts … from Republicans. The National Republicans Congressional Committee cancelled $1.2 million worth of campaign advertising that would have supported the incumbent, Rep. Kevin Yoder in Kansas.
 
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On October 13th from 10AM to 5PM a silent auction will be live streamed to help fundraise for the 2019 Women And Water Symposium.
 
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This week's stories:  New Native American voting rights act legislation introduced; Native Helpline receives its 1000th call; Twelve to be inducted into the Native American Hall of Fame; Gabriel Ayala to receive the Man of the Year award; Michael Greyeyes to receive the Augie award.
 
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