The two parties negotiating over whether an Oelrichs high school student will be allowed to wear his traditional Native American clothing to his graduation this weekend have been given extra time to come to an agreement by a federal judge. At the request of the parties, the judge had granted a five-hour extension to an Read the Rest…
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January 29, 2010
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) President Keel will deliver the 9th annual State of Indian Nations address on Friday, January 29, 2010 from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The speech will coincide with President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.
WHO: NCAI President Jefferson Keel
`Now I’m proud’: One Alberta aboriginal community rallied together following the shooting of a toddler
January 25, 2010
December 27, 2012
American soul singer Fontella Bass, who topped the R&B chart in 1965 with the song “Rescue Me,” died in St. Louis. She was 72.
October 12, 2011
How, perhaps, many Americans see Columbus Day: Some Native reactions: Once again, with sarcasm: A family divided: A rallying image: Above tweet linked to: Quoting Howard Zinn: Spotted on the road: Above tweet linked to: Someone who just didn’t want…Read more @ Indian Country Today Media Network.com#AbolishColumbusDay vs. #HappyColumbusDay: How the Twitterverse Saw It - ICTMN.com.
February 16, 2010
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz.–Navajo government leaders agreed to allocate $1 million to help with emergencies related to the winter storms that buried parts of the reservation in snow, but a separate attempt to secure even more money failed this week, according to the Navajo Times.
The five-day storm in late January left snowdrifts in some areas of the reservation as high as 4 feet.
January 4, 2013
ATLANTA — Making fake money remains a thriving enterprise in the United States, as it has been since before the Civil War. A few counterfeit artists still engrave metal plates and search for soft paper that approximates the government’s proprietary blend. Others soak money in a chemical soup, rubbing off ink to create $100 bills out of fives.
July 1, 2011
Northwest Indian College in Lummi, Washington, is one of five colleges participating in a program to help increase the percentage of low-income students completing degree programs. The college is a member of the Washington Campus Compact, which received $100,000 from…Read more @ Indian Country Today Media Network.comAmerican Indian Religious Freedom in Theory and Practice - Indian Country Today Media Network.com.
March 5, 2012
American Indians across the internet are flocking to the website of Texas Hunt Lodge today—and not because they’re planning a hunting trip. No, they’re alarmed by a page on the site dedicated to the White Buffalo Hunt Package, which advertises…Read more @ Indian Country Today Media Network.comCherokee Nation Businesses Placed CEO on Administrative Leave - ICTMN.com.
January 13, 2012
The New York legislature’s scheme to bolster the state’s coffers by forcing Indian nations to collect taxes on cigarettes sold on reservations has gone up in smoke. The state’s tax collectors were recently calling around to convenience-store owners, wondering what…Read more @ Indian Country Today Media Network.comDeath of Yakama Leader Leaves Ripples in Many Communities - ICTMN.com.
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