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LOS ANGELES — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez on Wednesday asked the Los Angeles City Council to support a feasibility study to explore a partnership between the Navajo Nation and the city to pursue renewable energy projects. The partnership would allow Navajo Nation to provide cost-effective clean energy to the city of Los Angeles.  

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CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Longtime Lakota Sioux businessman Henry Red Cloud will be presented this Friday with an honorary Doctor of Public Service from Washington College, located in Chestertown, Md. 

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Welcome to Native News Online’s weekly column highlighting arts, entertainment and cultural events taking place all across Indian Country. Every Thursday morning, we’re delivering a round-up of festivities you might want to check out, if they’re happening in your area or if you’re traveling.

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WAUSAU, Wis. Voters in Wisconsin’s 7th congressional district gave Tricia Zunker, a tribal citizen of the Ho-Chunk Nation, a landslide victory on Tuesday in a special primary election to replace retired Congressman Sean Duffy. 

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced more than $655 million in Indian Housing Block Grants (IHBG) to nearly 600 Native American Tribes in 38 States. 

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WASHINGTON — Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS-03) wants pharmaceutical companies to be more transparent. Last week, she introduced legislation that would require pharmaceutical companies to include the list prices of their prescription drugs in all direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertisements.

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WASHINGTON — As a means to combat the lack of broadband on tribal lands, bipartisan legislation was introduced last week by Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM-01), Tom Cole (R-OK-04) and Rep. Ruben Gallego (R-AZ-07). 

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PLYMOUTH, Mass. — The townspeople of Plymouth, Mass. woke up on Presidents Day to discover vandals had sprayed graffiti with red paint on the Plymouth Rock and other landmarks in the coastal town.

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WASHINGTON — The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) annual winter session is the time of year when the president of the largest and oldest national American Indian organization presents the State of Indian Nations address with a congressional response immediately following.