This weekend's stories:  Arizona Native American lawmakers fighting for share of tax revenues; Revised guidelines to ICWA; Vandalized Native American mural to be restored; Irene Bedard to  produce “Two Old Women” for the big screen; “Princess Angeline” documentary sharing the story of the Duwamish.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
On Tuesday February 24th, 2015 the Iron County Board of Supervisors in Northern Wisconsin renewed and amended lease agreement to the so-called Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) Mining Company. The Board after discussion, voted 8-7 in favor of the amended new lease after the company defaulted and was unable to pay the $10,000 annual lease due on January 26th, for the rental of county lands for their tailings and waste disposal site.
 
RezStyle with host Kimberlie Acosta talking with NAMA Lifetime Achievement Recipient Jim Boyd.  Jim is a multi-national music award winner from the Colville Reservation, with a career that has spanned over four decades.
 
By Arne Vainio, M.D.
News From Indian Country

I’ve been writing this column for a few years and sometimes I get emails in response to them. These can be from someone in a similar situation or someone who cares about someone in a similar situation.
 
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

At age 19 I became absolutely unhinged. I had recently left an abusive relationship with a man it was taken for granted I would marry; I thank all the Gods living and dead that did not happen.
 
This weekend's stories:  Tribes united over Keystone XL; Menominee Nation marches for proposed Kenosha casino; “A Thousand Voices” – Native women sharing their stories; Code Talkers monument in South Dakota; “Legends from the Sky” – A Native American sci-fi thriller in theaters.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
FEBRUARY 17, 2015 (REBROADCASTING) Honor the Earth joins One Billion Rising and the Women's Congress for an evening of conversation and music highlighting the intersection of extreme extraction and violence against Native women.

Join Winona LaDuke, of Honor The Earth,  Eve Ensler (author of Vagina Monologues, founder of One Billion Rising), and Louise Erdrich (Chippewa novelist, owner of Birch Bark Books) and Patina Clark for a discussion on the connection between extreme fossil fuel extraction in the Bakken oil fields of ND and the Tar Sands of Alberta, and the sex trafficking of Native women and girls. This has become an epidemic that is largely ignored by the mainstream media.