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By Cliff MatiasWater protectors got through to shareholders at Citibank's annual meeting during the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples' 16th session.
By Cliff MatiasAfter nearly losing her arm at Standing Rock, Ramapough Tribe and Sweet Water Prayer Camp honors injured water protector Sophia Wilansky
By Cliff MatiasOn a rainy Thursday afternoon ten citizens of the Standing Rock Youth Group traveled to New York City in the hopes of meeting with Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at her downtown Brooklyn headquarters. The youth, Ramapough Chief Dwaine Perry, and about one-hundred supporters first gathered on the famous Heights...
By Cliff MatiasNew York's largest pow wow lived up its reputation as dancers from across the country attended the Veterans pow wow on the Seneca Allegany Reserve in Western New York in July. Although the event hosted several pow wow dance styles, the highlight of the weekend for many was Iroquois...
By Cliff MatiasThe Seneca Nation hosted the annual Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans Pow Wow in Salamanca, N.Y., July 17-19. The pow wow honors veterans, and celebrates Mr. Curry, who was a member of the Seneca Nation's Snipe Clan and was born on the Cattaraugus Territory. According to the pow wow website, Mr. Curry a..