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Continuing with our practice of keeping you apprised of Native news and relevant articles, please enjoy our favorite stories on Native life from the month of April. Stay up to date with more articles by following us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

Climate Change In Louisiana Changes Diets Of Native Americans via NPR

  • “Native American tribes in Louisiana have a deep attachment to place and that means trying to stay on the land, even as it becomes harder to grow gardens, even as shrimping is dwindling and crabbing is dwindling. There are people who are just trying to stick it out and to brainstorm about more innovative ways of staying self-sufficient.”

Commissioner Starts to Press Cleveland Indians About Logo via The New York Times

  • “Among those who think it is time for the club to decisively move away from the logo is the Major League Baseball commissioner, Rob Manfred, who in continuing discussions with the team’s ownership is beginning to apply a little bit of pressure on the club to come up with a plan of action.”

Native American Tribes Fear End of Federal Heating Help via U.S. News

  • “Tribal officials in states with harsh winters fear what would happen without the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP. Ending it, as Trump’s budget blueprint would do, could disproportionately affect Native Americans, backers of the program say.”

Native American Culture Week ends with activities, performances via The State Hornet

  • “Native American Culture Week at Sacramento State came to a close on Friday with its final event, “Go Native,” an immersive celebration of Native American culture showcased through song, dance, art and history.”

Champion for Change Awarded Truman Scholarship via Center for Native American Youth

  • “Rory Taylor (Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma), a Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) Champion for Change, has just been named a recipient of the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship award. The Truman Scholarship is a highly competitive program designed for college juniors who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in public service.”
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