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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Cherokee Phoenix to give away TV on Jan. 30
Yellowstone bison given to tribes to reduce slaughters
$15.8M water treatment plant completed in Delaware County
Tribes unify against gaming compact deadline set by Stitt
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – A state panel that includes appointees of Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has approved more taxpayer subsidies for the Jenks-based company the governor founded and ran until after his election in 2018.
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The Indian Child Welfare Act is again being litigated in the federal court system.
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Northeastern State University Center for Tribal Studies will host a Native Life Senior Day, a free event for high school seniors, on Jan. 24.
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In this Jan. 16 photo, a billboard advertising medical marijuana is pictured along the Broadway Extension near Wilshire in Oklahoma City. SARAH PHIPPS/THE OKLAHOMA VIA AP
Sen. Mark Allen introduces a measure that would ban medical marijuana from being promoted on billboards.
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Southern Plains Tribal Health Board Chairwoman Marty Wafford, left, and SPTHB Executive Director Nick Barton, right, present Lt. Randi Duncan, an occupational health nurse at W. W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah, a National Indian Health Board Local Impact Award on Jan. 14 for her effort to improve influenza vaccination rates. The Cherokee Nation citizen was one of 18 people to receive such an award during the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board quarterly meeting in Shawnee. COURTESY
Lt. Randi Duncan is recognized for leading the endeavor in vaccinating 97% of W.W. Hastings Hospital’s employees for influenza.
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“At the Mountain’s Base” by Cherokee author Traci Sorell is a book that will be used a part of a curriculum on the history and culture of Native Americans in Oregon. COURTESY
“Bowwow Powwow” by Brenda J. Child is a book that will be used a part of a curriculum on the history and culture of Native Americans in Oregon. COURTESY
“Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code, A Navajo Code Talker’s Story” by Joseph Bruchac is a book that will be used a part of a curriculum on the history and culture of Native Americans in Oregon. COURTESY
This school year is the first time districts are required to implement the change in classrooms – but the curriculum is not yet available for all grades.
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The exhibit “Cecil Dick: Father of Cherokee Art” will run to March 14 at the Cherokee National History Museum in Tahlequah. It was originally scheduled to run until Jan. 31. COURTESY
The special exhibit will be on display through March 14 in Tahlequah.
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A large icebergs float away on Aug. 16, 2019, as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland. The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported on Jan. 15. FELIPE DANA/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Boys on their way to play cricket walk through a dried patch of Chandola Lake on May 14, 2016, in Ahmadabad, India. The 2010s averaged 58.4 degrees Fahrenheit (14.7 degrees Celsius) worldwide, or 1.4 degrees (0.8 C) higher than the 20th century average and more than one-third of a degree (one-fifth of a degree C) warmer than the previous decade, which had been the hottest on record. AJIT SOLANKI/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Scientists say they see no end to the way man-made climate change keeps shattering records.
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U.S. Census Bureau Executive Director Kendall Johnson speaks at a Jan. 14 event to unveil the national advertising and outreach campaign for the 2020 Census, at the Arena Stage in Washington. MICHAEL A. MCCOY/ASSOCIATED PRESS
The head count starts in January in Native villages in Alaska, but the rest of the country won’t be able to start answering the questionnaire until March.
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska tribes seeking federal status will have to demonstrate more than 80 years of history under a new process proposed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
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A record number of Oklahomans signed up for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s federal exchange for 2020 despite persistent concerns over the future of the Obama-era health care law. OKLAHOMA WATCH
Preliminary numbers released by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare show almost 160,000 Oklahomans signed up for health care plans on the Affordable Care Act’s federal exchange for the 2020 plan year. This is the second consecutive year enrollment has increased in the state. COURTESY
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Sign-ups for health exchange surge in Oklahoma despite opposition to law.
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