This weekend's stories: Native American museum expected to open in 2021; Facebook founder visits the Blackfeet Reservation; Lt. Col. Jared Ware honored for his service; FNX TV network to expand it’s offerings; American Indian Tourism Conference to be hosted by the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin.
 
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Measure would block devastating cuts to Indian health care from Republican effort to slash Medicaid, rip health care away from Native families and children
 
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Anna C. Gibbs, whose Ojibwe Indian name was Waasabiikwe (Moonlight Shining on the Water Woman), passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2017, at the age of 72, after a tough battle with liver cancer. Gibbs was one of the Red Lake Reservation’s most impactful spiritual leaders.
 
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By Arne Vainio, M.D.
News From Indian Country

I go to Los Angeles periodically and the last time I was there I was having dinner with an elder. She wanted to go someplace close to the water so we could watch the ocean birds and the sunset. The restaurant she chose was an upscale chain restaurant and we had to wait over an hour to get in.
 
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By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country
 
When I write it’s in the moment and a culmination of the past month or years. I have so much to say, yell about and communicate it’s very difficult to put all that into 800 words. That’s all you say?
 
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By Winona LaDuke
News From Indian Country

It’s the sequel to the Sandpiper, but larger and dirtier. Throughout June and July, Minnesotans and tribal members have packed informational meetings with questions for the Public Utilities Commission on the 5000 page Draft  Environmental Impact Statement on Line 3.  
 
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By Phil Fairbanks
The Buffalo News - Published, June 2017

More than 40 years later, Cheryl Robinson is still asking questions.
 
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By Mark Trahant
News From Indian Country

It’s easy to blame Donald J. Trump for a terrible budget. This is classic disruption; it’s designed to change the nature of government immediately. It’s also a destructive document that would result in great hardship across the nation and Indian Country. It’s not too strong to say that this plan would mean an early death for too many people.
 
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