Jukasa News Update Monday, August 28, 2017
A collective of indigenous artists were awarded an MTV moon man trophy at the 2017 MTV Music Awards Sunday night.
Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas along with indigenous hip hop artists the “Magnificent Seven” were awarded for their song Stand Up supporting the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The award was part of a new Best Fight Against the System category.
Other nominees in the category included artists Alessia Cara, Big Sean and John Legend.
All nominees in that category were declared winners in this years ceremony and granted awards.
The body of a pregnant indigenous woman from North Dakota were pulled from Fargo’s Red River this weekend.
22 year old Savanna Greywind was last seen near her apartment on August 19th.
Kayakers discovered the woman’s body in the river wrapped in a plastic bag.
She was said to be eight months pregnant at the time of her disappearance.
Volunteers from the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation have been searching for Greywind for nearly two weeks.
On Thursday a two day old infant was found near Greywind’s apartment building. Police believe the baby is Greywind’s child.
Two people, 32 year old William Hoehn and 38 year old Brooke Crews were arrested Thursday and charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping
The Six Nations Arrows defeated the Coquitlam Adanacs 8-3 in the final game of the Minto Cup on Thursday in Brampton.
This is the third time the Arrows have taken the Jr. A lacrosse championship title in the last four years.
Austin Staats was named Tournament MVP leading the Arrows with two goals and two assists – giving him a tournament total of 13 goals and 11 assists in six games.
Researchers from the University of Virginia say teenage popularity may have a negative affect on your mental health later in life.
The group examined nearly 170 teens for a ten year period – examining relationships and anxiety levels.
The study found that those who were well liked by large numbers of people had greater levels of anxiety in adulthood than those who forged few deep friendships in adolescence.
Researchers say they believe the findings reveal important information about the crucial nature of fostering close personal relationships in a persons teenage years.
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