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Native youth report places spotlight on young leaders, issues

The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) released its unique annual report Nov. 16. CNAY is an initiative of the Washington, D.C.-based Aspen Institute. The 2018 "State of Native Youth Report – Generation Indigenous," is meant to highlight young Native leaders who are working on programs and initiatives across the country

NCAI leaders see ICWA, land issues as urgent priorities

DENVER — There are many issues on the minds of tribal members and leaders across North America that affect Indian Country. Some are more pressing than others. Two topics that took center stage at the recent National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) conference in Denver were the surprising court ruling that

Hard Rock to launch new hotel brand

HOLLYWOOD — Hard Rock International has never been shy about expanding its reach. It’s building a new, massive guitar-shaped hotel in Hollywood and is undergoing immense renovations in Tampa, among other projects across the globe. Now it’s starting a brand new hotel brand — one it will launch in Atlanta. Reverb by

Big Cypress community honors veterans

BIG CYPRESS — U.S. military veterans were recognized and celebrated during a formal program in Big Cypress on Nov. 10. The Big Cypress community, along with visitors from around Florida, gathered at the Herman L. Osceola Gymnasium to pay their respects to veterans both living and passed. President Mitchell Cypress, a