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December, 2016
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DAPL Protest Poetry and Art Submissions
NAP #GenIndigenous Response Fund
StrongHearts Native Helpline
United Nations Democracy Fund Grants 
Dreamstarter Teacher Grants
ITEC College Day for Native Youth at UC Riverside
Ocarinas of the Americas: Music Made in Clay
Native Nations Inaugural Ball
Teens Dream Video Competition
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Indian Nations Conservation Alliance
Exploring the Foods of the Amazon Rainforest
2016 Treaty Conference Resolutions
A Man of Influence: Letters Related to Dr. Oronhyatekha
Living with Wolves Saved My Life
The Digital Atlas of Native American Intellectual Traditions
Alaska Native Language Archive SHN Workshop
The Peopling of the Hawaiian Islands
Gathering of Plants/Plant Parts by Indian Tribes for Traditional Purposes
7 Surprising Animals That Hibernate
Micaceous Clay
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Luisah Teish,   Her Holiness Sai Maa Lakshmi Devi,   
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Helena Norberg-Hodge  

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The Veins of America -- Every River Basin in the US
America's Dangerous Pipelines
Making your Christmas Green
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Native American Night Before Christmas
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Remarks by President Obama at the 2016 Tribal Nations Conference
The Huron Carol
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This Month in Native American History 
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