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YUMA, Ariz. — A Yuma, Arizona television station has obtained video footage of 10 officers beating Jorden Stevens, a tribal citizen of the Cocopah Indian Tribe, to death on February 15, 2017. News 11 aired some of the footage on Wednesday.

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MANDAN, N.D. — Standing Rock Water Protector Red Fawn Fallis, a Denver, Colorado resident, was sentenced to 57 months in prison on Wednesday afternoon. She was given credit for the 18 months she has already served. After her release, Fallis will be on a three-year supervised probation period. Her release will include a drug and alcohol treatment program.

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WASHINGTON - World-class athlete Jim Thorpe was born in a one-room cabin near Prague in Indian Territory, now Oklahoma, on May 28, 1888. Thorpe’s versatile talents earned him the distinction of being chosen, in 1950, the greatest football player and the greatest American athlete of the first half of the twentieth century by American sports writers and broadcasters.

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HOLLYWOOD - The Hollywood Reporter is reporting Alaska Native actor Martin Sensmeier will play legendary Jim Thorpe in a new movie that will be produced by Angelina Jolie. The new movie is called "Bright Path: The Jim Thorpe Story."

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Oakland, California-David Michael Karabelinkoff and allies are silk screening bandannas and shawls for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Woman in Oakland, California. They are creating these works of art at the Greenpeace Warehouse in Oakland.

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WASHINGTON - The United States Mint officially announced the reverse (tails) design of the 2018 Native American $1 coin. The coin's theme pays homage to sports legend Jim Thorpe.

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MINNEAPOLIS — On Thursday, November 30th, Anishinaabe Hip Hop artist Tall Paul releases the official music video for his new single Someone Great Who Looked Like Me, filmed by Mercies May. The song explores the life and legacy of Jim Thorpe, a Sac and Fox tribal member voted the greatest athlete of the 20th century by ABC Sports. Filmed during a cross country road trip while visiting various sites historically relevant to Jim Thorpe, the video is set to the backdrop of Kansas, Oklahoma, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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Published November 8, 2017

NAFSA supports tribal lender’s motion to dismiss in Golden Valley Lending, et. Al. v. CFPB

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Larry Bringing Good and Shelia Hansen during Thursday wake to celebrate the life of Dennis Banks on Leech Lake Indian Reservation. Native News Online photo by Levi Rickert.

In Memoriam - Dennis J. Banks (1937 - 2017)