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First Nation’s Focus October-November 2018: Read the e-edition here

October 17, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The October-November 2018 edition of First Nation’s Focus was inserted into the Wednesday, Oct. 17, print edition of the Nevada Appeal and will be inserted in the Thursday, Oct. 18, print edition of The Record-Courier. Not a print person? No worries —

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October-November 2018 Calendar of Events for First Nation’s Focus

October 16, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Below is a list of ongoing and upcoming events, as published in the October-November 2018 edition of First Nation’s Focus, for a timeframe of Oct. 17-Nov. 20. Do you have event information you would like to submit for potential publication in a

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Nomination deadline Oct. 12 for American Indian Achievement Awards

October 8, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Indian Commission's 2018 American Indian Achievement Awards are coming up Nov. 17, and there are only a few days left to nominate potential award winners. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, Oct. 12. Awards are presented in four

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In photos: Walt Kizer Memorial Fast Pitch Softball Tournament

September 19, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Dresslerville Athletic Club hosted the annual Walt Kizer Memorial Fast Pitch Softball Tournament on Aug. 18-19 in Carson City. Native teams from across America, as well as a team from Canada, competed in the tournament, which helps raise funds for

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In the news: Monthly sports briefs about Native athletes by NDNSPORTS

September 19, 2018 — Chace Hale (MHA Nation) Sophomore Chace Hale (MHA Nation) recently won the University of Kansas Bob Timmons Invite to open up his season with the Kansas Jayhawks. It was his first collegiate win and he won with a time of 19:25.3 over the famous Rim

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Rickie Fowler (Navajo) ties for 12th in the PGA Championship

September 19, 2018 — ST. LOUIS — Rickie Fowler's quest to win his first career major will have to wait another year. The 29-year-old finished tied for 12th in the 100th PGA Championship, which took place Aug. 9-12 at Bellerive Golf Course. Fowler ended the tournament shooting a 272

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First Nation’s Focus September-October 2018: Read the e-edition here

September 19, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The September-October 2018 edition of First Nation's Focus was inserted into the Wednesday, Sept. 19, print edition of the Nevada Appeal and will be inserted in the Thursday, Sept. 20, print edition of The Record-Courier. Not a print person? No worries —

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Kyrie Irving to be honored Aug. 23 by Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

August 22, 2018 — FORT YATES, N.D. — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is proud to announce the homecoming of Kyrie Irving on August 23 at the Prairie Knights Pavilion. The celebration will begin at 9 a.m. and will include a naming ceremony, performances and a community feed. Kyrie Irving is

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Mason Fine (Cherokee) among top 2018 college quarterbacks

August 15, 2018 — FORT WORTH, Texas — The Davey O'Brien Foundation recently announced that North Texas quarterback Mason Fine (Cherokee Nation) has been named to the watch list for the 2018 Davey O'Brien Award, a group that includes 26 of the nation's top college quarterbacks. Compiled by a

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Lakota Beatty (Caddo, Lakota, GrosVentre) cleared to play 6th season

August 15, 2018 — TULSA, Okla. — The Oral Roberts athletic department and Head Coach Misti Cussen recently announced that Lakota Beatty (Caddo/Lakota/GrosVentre) has been deemed eligible by the NCAA to compete in the 2018-19 basketball season for the Golden Eagles. Beatty returns to the Golden Eagles for her

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August-September 2018 Calendar of Events for First Nation’s Focus

August 15, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Below is a list of ongoing and upcoming events, as published in the July-August 2018 edition of First Nation’s Focus, for a timeframe of Aug. 15 to Sept. 18. Do you have event information you would like to submit for potential publication

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Marcellus Schaffer (Walker River Paiute Tribe) selected to U-18 USA baseball team

August 15, 2018 — FALLON, Nev. — Marcellus Schaffer (Walker River Paiute Tribe), of Schurz, Nevada, was selected this winter as a pitcher to the USA 18-under baseball team that was scheduled to compete in the Latin American Baseball Classic in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Aug 1-7. Schaffer, 17,

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Read the First Nation’s Focus August-September 2018 e-edition here

August 15, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The August-September 2018 edition of First Nation’s Focus was inserted into the Wednesday, Aug. 15, print edition of the Nevada Appeal and will be inserted in the Thursday, Aug. 16, print edition of The Record-Courier. Not a print person? No worries —

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28th Washeshu ‘Itdeh Arts Festival at Lake Tahoe honors Wašiw traditions

August 7, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Miw Ɂaŋawa mi∙bi∙Ɂi tekew di∙milulu wat Wašišiw ɁitdeɁ Ɂi∙bilegi! It was great to have all of our partners and friends join us once again at the 28th annual Washeshu 'Itdeh Arts Festival at the heart of the homeland of the

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Aspen Wesley (MS Choctaw) wins 3rd straight softball POY award

July 18, 2018 — CHICAGO — As part of its 33rd year honoring the nation's best high school athletes, Gatorade on June 4 announced Aspen Wesley (MS Choctaw) of Neshoba Central High School as its 2017-18 Gatorade Mississippi Softball Player of the Year. Wesley is the second Gatorade Mississippi

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July-August 2018 Calendar of Events for First Nation’s Focus

July 18, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Below is a list of ongoing and upcoming events, as published in the July-August 2018 edition of First Nation's Focus, for a timeframe of July 18 to August 15. Do you have event information you would like to submit for potential publication

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Native athletes in the news: NY Yankees draft Anthony Seigler (Navajo)

July 18, 2018 — The following sports briefs were provided to First Nation's Focus by NDNSPORTS and are republished on a monthly basis with permission. Anthony Seigler (Navajo) The New York Yankees selected Anthony Seigler (Navajo), an ambidextrous pitcher and hitter, as the No. 23 pick in the first round of

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First Nation’s Focus July-August 2018: Read the newest e-edition here!

July 18, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The July-August 2018 edition of First Nation's Focus was inserted into the Wednesday, July 18, print editions of the Nevada Appeal and Lahontan Valley News, and will be inserted in the Thursday, July 19, print edition of The Record-Courier. Not a print

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Stewart Indian School blessing marks ‘new beginning’ for historic property

July 11, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — With blessings delivered in the native languages of the Paiute, Western Shoshone and Washoe tribes, a new chapter in the story of Stewart Indian School commenced Wednesday, July 11. More than 250 people, including Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, dozens of alumni and

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Renovated Stewart Indian School museum to tell the full story – including a dark history of abuse and assimilation

July 9, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — On July 11, a blessing ceremony will take place to kick off a renovation project that will bring a new cultural center and museum to the Stewart Indian School in Carson City. Stewart Indian School opened in December 1890 with 37

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