SEAN FAHRLANDER
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Sean L. Fahrlander, age 49, of Hayward, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 at his home.
 
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By Mark Trahant
News From Indian Country / Trahant Reports.com
March 16, 2017

Remember the sequester? Ah, the good old days. The new Trump Administration budget is short on details, but clear on direction. And we do know two things. First: If enacted, this budget would shrink the federal government to a much smaller size. Except for the military and the Veterans Administration. And, second, this budget guarantees chaos ahead.
 
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By AL GEDICKS
Special to News From Indian Country

State Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst)  of Wisconsin has announced his intention to repeal Wisconsin’s landmark mining moratorium law to make it easier for mining companies to operate metallic sulfide mining operations (gold, copper, zinc) without having to first demonstrate that sulfide mining can be done without polluting the environment (Wisconsin Public Radio, 1/10/17).
 
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By Sandra Hale Schulman
News From Indian Country

While the Dakota Access Pipeline have recieved major headlines around the world, there are other projects threatening water resources across the US. In the Southeast there is a 515-mile-long interstate gas pipeline that will run from Central Alabama through Southwestern Georgia, diving deep into Central Florida.
 
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The Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival was held March 10-12 on the University of Wisconsin campus and surrounding sites in Madison, Wisconsin.  The symposium component of the event was focusing on Indigenous and broader topics of food sovereignty that impact how communities and individuals control and manage their food systems, and the festival component was a celebration of Indigenous, local, and regional foods hosted by several very famous and mouth watering Indigenous chefs -- preparing our daily meals.
 
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By Doug George-Kanentiio
News From Indian Country

Fundamental to the well being of all humans is the need to identify oneself with a specific name and to have that name acknowledged within the family, the clan and the community. To assume a name is to assert individuality, to express uniqueness, to affirm continuity.  What we are becomes who we are.
 
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