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Coming up on the weekend edition of the ICT Newscast: 'Rutherford Falls' returns for another season, brings us an update on impressive female athletes. Plus, a Lakota Nation film premieres at Tribeca
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An Indigenous film is premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York this weekend. "Lakota Nation vs. United States" documents the dark history of the forced removal of the Lakota from the Black Hills. Jesse Short Bull is one of the filmmakers. We also get to see the just released trailer.

We have another interview from the Reservation Economic Summit. ICT Editor Jourdan Bennett-Begaye caught up with creative Sierra Teller Ornelas.

Brent Cahwee is a regular contributor to the ICT Newscast. He and ICT editor-at-large Mark Trahant sat down to discuss and highlight some incredible Indigenous athletes.

A Canadian cartoon series called "Lil' Glooscap and the Legend of Turtle Island" follows a young man who will one day become a great hero and warrior for his people. APTN’s Angel Moore has the story.

  • More federal funding is being made available to support Native language revitalization. 
  • A fashion and jewelry designer from Ross River Dena Council, is sending her work down the runway during New York Fashion Week.
  • In New Town, North Dakota, the NuÉta Hidatsa Sahnish College is opening its Four Sisters garden and greenhouse.

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