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IAIA/MoCNA Offers Free Admission to Fed Workers During Shutdown

Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) To Offer Free Admission To Federal Employees During Government Shutdown Santa Fe, NM – January 10, 2019. With the partial shutdown of the US Government entering its third week, the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts is offering Free Admission to Government Employees who present their ...

BNSF FOCUSES ON CREATING STRONG AND LASTING TIES WITH TRIBAL NATIONS

Since the inception of our railroad nearly 170 years ago, BNSF and our predecessor railroads built ties with tribes and pueblos along our network. These relationships were often fostered from local problem-solving and based on individual friendships. Now, BNSF has formalized tribal outreach to build relationships based not only on friendship, but also to have them grounded in ...

CO Chapter of DAR Doubles Scholarship Support

12/28/18 (Englewood, CO) – The Colorado Chapter of the the Daughters of the American Revolution supported the 2018 American Indian Achievement Awards by sponsoring their first $1000 Scholarship.  This year’s recipient was Halle Sago (Zuni Pueblo and Mescalero Apache) an ENVD – Architecture major at University of Colorado at Boulder. The CO ...

Colorado Trust: Opposition Letter to DHS Public Charge

Dec. 3, 2018 +Share with a friend On Nov. 29, 2018, The Colorado Trust joined the Colorado Health Foundation in submitting a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in opposition to proposed changes to the department’s “public charge” policy.The new policy would create barriers for documented immigrants to obtain permanent status in the United States if ...

2018 American Indian Achievement Awards Honorees

Denver, CO – Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber celebrated American Indian Achievement with more than 350 attendees from across the United States.  Attendees gathered at the Marriott Denver Tech Center to honor American Indian Businesses, Professionals, Scholars, Tribes and Partners. Ernest House Jr (Ute Mtn Ute) and Darius Smith (Navajo), served as Emcees, while ...

Tom’s Urban Kitchen and Tivoli Brewery Open at DEN

Local foodies and beer lovers, rejoice! Denver International Airport (DEN) announced the opening of Tom’s Urban Kitchen and Tivoli Brewery, located at the Westin Denver International Airport, just off the airport’s outdoor plaza. Tom’s Urban Kitchen and Tivoli Brewery is a Colorado-based brew-pub restaurant concept and is the first restaurant at DEN with an on-site ...

Breaking Ground on Oglala Lakota Artspace

This month First Peoples Fund and partners Lakota Funds and Artspace broke ground on Oglala Lakota Artspace, an 8,500-square-foot Native arts and cultural center on the Pine Ridge Reservation.   The $2.75 million construction is scheduled for completion in late 2019 and will include individual artist studios, shared workspace for group ...

2018 CIEF American Indian Scholars Recipients

10/02/18 (Denver, CO) – The Colorado Indian Education Foundation (CIEF) announces the list of scholarship recipients, to be awarded at the American Indian Achievement Awards.  Each year, Coloradans help support this program by donating a minimum of $25.  Donors are recognized via the American Indian Scholars Plates. If you want to support the program, ...

2018 Mayor’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards

City and County of Denver Agency for Human Rights & Community Partnerships Rowena Alegría, Senior Adviser for Community Communications Rowena.Alegria@DenverGov.org O: 720.865.9084 Mayor Hancock, Commissions Honor Individuals and Groups that Bring Denver Together and Serve Others DENVER – Mayor Michael B. Hancock and members of his community commissions last night ...