Indian Health Service reaches first tribal compact in Great Plains

Written by at May 31, 2016

The Spirit Lake Nation signed a self-governance compact to run the Spirit Lake Health Center in Fort Totten, North Dakota.

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Indian Country presses Supreme Court to hear labor law dispute

Written by at May 31, 2016

A broad coalition of tribal organizations and even two states are arguing that federal labor law should not be imposed in Indian Country.

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Paris Auction Update: Acoma Shield Pulled, Attendance Low Amid Protests

Written by at May 31, 2016

The Eve Auction house in Paris reportedly pulled a Sacred Acoma Pueblo shield after reports that the item may have been stolen back in the 1970’s….

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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe not worried about anti-casino lawsuit

Written by at May 31, 2016

Casino opponents are asking a federal judge to halt construction on the First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton, Massachusetts.

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Ak-Chin Indian Community reacts to measles exposure at casino

Written by at May 31, 2016

The tribe confirmed that a guest who was exposed to measles visited the Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino.

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Washoe Tribe and Poarch Band celebrate opening of unique casino

Written by at May 31, 2016

The Wa She Shu Casino was built with the help of the Poarch Band of Creek
Indians.

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Libertarians As the ‘Normal’ Alternative to the Democrats

Written by at May 31, 2016

TRAHANT REPORTS—Let’s explore two questions: First, will a thi…

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Trump and Warren are Racists and I Won’t Defend Either

Written by at May 31, 2016

Trump’s a racist. He’s also an idiot….

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Global Warming, Pesticides Lead to Decline in Monarch Butterfly Population

Written by at May 31, 2016

A large orange-and-black butterfly glides through a flurry of multicolored wings to land on a bright pink flower….

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11 Confirmed Measles Cases in Pima and Maricopa Counties

Written by at May 31, 2016

The Arizona Department of Health Services, Maricopa County Department of Public Health and Pinal County Public Health Services District have confirmed 11 cases of measles stemmi…

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MBDA Invests $2.5M in First-Ever Capital Project

Written by at May 31, 2016

Agency launches a grant competition to generate greater access to capital for minority-owned businesses

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Salmon Ceremony: First Chinook Return to Chief Joseph Hatchery

Written by at May 31, 2016

It was truly a “First Salmon” ceremony, not only celebrating the annual return of salmon to the river but also, in this case, the first salmon to return to the Chief Joseph Hatc…

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A Live Study On Medical Marijuana

Written by at May 31, 2016

In Canada, medical marijuana is to be fully legalised in 2017. Marijuana was given to us by Mother Earth for a reason, yet for many years we let it slip through our fingers….

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Supreme Court won’t hear long-running Seneca Nation casino case

Written by at May 31, 2016

The tribe’s gaming enterprise remains on solid legal ground now that the nation’s highest court has put an end to the dispute.

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Grover Cleveland: Pushed Land Ownership as a Way to ‘Civilize’ Indians

Written by at May 31, 2016

Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th president of the United States.

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Meth Tsunami Overwhelms Rosebud Rez

Written by at May 31, 2016

“At least 60 percent of the population on the Rosebud reservation uses meth,” says Calvin “Hawkeye” Waln Jr., captain o…

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Beyond Buckskin Retail Store Opens on Turtle Mountain Reservation in North Dakota

Written by at May 30, 2016

Four years ago, Dr….

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Cleveland AIM Asks Progressive Insurance to Not Support Racism

Written by at May 30, 2016

The American Indian Movement in Cleveland is pressuring the Cleveland Indians to change its name and mascot by asking team sponsor, Progressive Insurance, to support the removal…

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Cleveland AIM Asks Progressive Insurance Not to Support Racism

Written by at May 30, 2016

The American Indian Movement in Cleveland is pressuring the Cleveland Indians to change its name and mascot by asking team sponsor, Progressive Insurance, to support the removal…

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Father Explains Why Navajo ‘Finding Nemo’ Is So Important

Written by at May 30, 2016

Some 200 Natives attended a showing of Finding Nemo in the Navajo Language at the Regal Majestic Downtown in Silver Spring, Maryland on April 21 and 22….

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Congress OK’s NMAI Native American Veterans Memorial

Written by at May 30, 2016

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian has been charged by Congress with building a National Native American Veterans Memorial to give “all Ame

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Indigenous Organizer Defends His Mixteco People on Both Sides of the Border

Written by at May 30, 2016

José González is driving his GMC pickup to Tijuana, Mexico, for an indigenous cultural event. As he approaches the border, he describes how he entered the U.S….

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Indigenous Mexicans in California: A Tale of Struggle, Organizing and Survival

Written by at May 30, 2016

Indigenous migrants from Mexico and Guatamala have been arriving since the 1980s not only in California, but also in cities and rural areas throughout the United States….

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Northwest Natives Putting a Stamp on Leadership Opportunities

Written by at May 30, 2016

Several Northwest Native leaders have new positions of influence in the fields of environment and youth leadership deve…

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Helly Luv and Her Revolution

Written by at May 30, 2016

A Kurdish pop star has crashed the media scene from the Middle East to Cannes to Los Angeles with a call for peace and unity while wearing golden heels, military camos and confr…

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