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Trends in Preventive Measures: An Update on Ancestry’s COVID-19 Research Study – November 12, 2020

I checked Ancestry.com – Trends in Preventive Measures: An Update on Ancestry’s COVID-19 Research Study – November 12, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/corporate/blog/trends-preventive-measures-update-ancestrys-covid-19-research-study. It’s a much longer article, but the key takeaways were wearing masks works and maintaining social distancing are things to do. There … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 12, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 12, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after November 9, 2020. New and Updated         NEW U.S., Native American, … Continue reading

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NAJA demands CNN apologize for using “something else” to describe Native voters — Native American Journalists Association

On CNN’s live election night coverage, an on-air graphic used the phrase “something else” to refer to voters who are not white, Latinx, Black or Asian. This type of language continues the efforts to erase Indigenous and other voters who … Continue reading

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Mississippi Flag Commission Ballot Results – November 4, 2020

The results from the ballot yesterday are in https://www.wapt.com/article/mississippi-voters-will-say-yes-or-no-to-new-flag/34549528. I did note some people had issue with the “yellow” color in the flag. It was actually gold, not yellow. WAPT 16 ABC Associated Press Mississippi voters approve of new state … Continue reading

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Phoenix Indian hospital abruptly shuts down birthing center — Travel and Sport dot pw

PHOENIX — For months, Rochelle Chee diligently went to the Phoenix Indian Medical Center for prenatal checkups. She knew a midwife and other staff there well and felt confident in the idea of going to the facility to deliver her … Continue reading

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The Native American Encyclopedia of Georgia published! — The Americas Revealed

Includes the etymologies of 423 Native American place names in Georgia and is the first “meaning of place names” book to based entirely on published dictionaries! The product of 18 years of research and 8 months of writing! The Native American … Continue reading

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Thought My Book Had Arrived Last Night, But It’s My DNA Kit – October 18, 2020

My book on Chester Nez, Navajo Code Talker – Review: Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir By One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII — The Domain for Truth, was ordered on Amazon and is supposed to … Continue reading

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NAJA releases Tribal Nations Media Guide for reporting on Indigenous communities — Native American Journalists Association

In coordination with Indigenous Peoples Day 2020, the Native American Journalists Association published the Tribal Nations Media Guide, a reporting tool for covering Native American communities. As part of its mission, NAJA recognizes Indigenous people as distinct and grounded in … Continue reading

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NAJA announces 2020 National Native Media Award winners — Native American Journalists Association

The Native American Journalists Association will recognize outstanding Indigenous journalism during virtual ceremony Oct. 15 NORMAN, Okla. — The Native American Journalists Association will present more than 250 awards recognizing the best coverage of Indian Country during the 2020 National … Continue reading

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Gumshoe Group offers assistance with FOIA filings

https://wp.me/p8FWh1-1FO FOIA is Freedom of Information Act. Some states have a similar law for state and local records.

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