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Feds Won’t Stop Native Americans  Growing, Selling Pot in Sovereign Tribal Territories

Feds Won’t Stop Native Americans Growing, Selling Pot in Sovereign Tribal Territories

Yesterday, the U.S. Justice Department announced a dramatic departure from standing cannabis prohibition policy: as long as they comply with federal guidelines put in place for states with recreational cannabis legalization or medical marijuana programs, Native American tribes can grow and sell cannabis on their sovereign territories (also referred to as reservations). Mirroring the 2013 […]

Keystone XL Pipeline Defeated; Sioux Who Sang in Senate in Victory Arrested

Keystone XL Pipeline Defeated; Sioux Who Sang in Senate in Victory Arrested

Last night, the Senate chambers briefly filled with the sounds of a Crow Creek Sioux tribe member named Greg Grey Cloud singing in victory after the vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline Bill was not passed. The bill failed to pass by only one vote. This vote came after months of heated debate and increasingly […]

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud!

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud!

Happy 4th of July from Ladybud ! We encourage everyone to celebrate responsibly and enjoy the freedoms our nation has to offer. Be smart and safe in all that you do, including the use of fireworks and the consumption of alcohol or other intoxicating substances. While celebrating our nation’s Independence Day, take a moment to […]

LABOR DAY: Who You Are Is Not What You Do

LABOR DAY: Who You Are Is Not What You Do

by Rev. G. Friesen The two most important questions navigators ask themselves are: 1. How did we end up here? 2. How do we get to where we want to go? These are the same questions I feel we’re all asking ourselves and each other.┬áThing is, none of us agree on the answer to either […]

The Beauty And Art Of Body Modification

The Beauty And Art Of Body Modification

PHOTO: Kayan girl, Mary Rose Loria Body modification has existed since the beginning of time in different cultures across the world. Tattoos, nose rings, septum rings, earrings, lip rings, tongue rings, navel rings, gauged piercings and genital piercings span the globe in history and every cultural background in existence. Each piercing had specific religious, rite […]