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  • Tobacco and the Indian Nations of the Great Lakes

    Native American Netroots
    Ojibwa
    18 Oct 2014 | 3:17 pm
    The western portion of the Northeastern Woodlands of the U.S., an area designated as the Great Lakes-Riverine area by some anthropologists, was inhabited by Algonquian-speaking tribes such as the Anishinabe (Ojibwa or Chippewa), Kickapoo, Potawatomi, Menominee, Shawnee, Ottawa, and Sauk and by Siouan-speaking … Continue reading →
  • NARF Staff Attorneys Steve Moore and Heather Whiteman Runs Him present about tribal water law issues

    Native American Rights Fund -- News
    Native American Rights Fund
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    NARF staff are on the move again! This week NARF Staff Attorneys Steve Moore and Heather Whiteman Runs Him presented at the Water Law Institute’s 3rd Annual Tribal Water Law Conference. Steve and Heather presented on the panel discussing the potential outcomes and effects of Agua Caliente v. Coachella Valley Water District case. To learn more about the conference, click here.In addition to the Water Law Institute’s conference, Heather also presented on a tribal water law panel at the California Indian Law Conference. For more information on that event, click here.
  • EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5 offers the effective backup solutions for Storage Group and Mailbox database in Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

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    Christopher Simmons
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:45 pm
    NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EaseUS Todo Backup, one of the backup software brand leaders, announces the release of EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5. During the last 10 years, the professional yet simple-to-operate backup and recovery software has helped many users to backup the crucial data. The release newly adds Exchange Server 2013 backup technologies for Advanced server and Technician version, recovers mount/unmount feature, and improves the performance of browsing files. EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5 offers the effective backup solutions for Storage Group and Mailbox database in Microsoft…
  • NAU Volleyball Updates

    Flagstaff Today
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    October 22, 2014 – NAZ Today sports reporter Kaleigh Emery has the updates on the NAU Women’s Volleyball Team. …read more Source:: NAZ Today Sports...
  • U.S. tribes testify against Canada pipeline

    American Indian Politics News
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:29 pm
    … transit Washington state waters. Tribal leaders from Washington state … the National Congress of American Indians. His 900-member tribe relies … its relationship with the U.S. tribes. "We … recommendation to the Canadian government. U.S. tribes aren't …
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    Native American Netroots

  • Tobacco and the Indian Nations of the Great Lakes

    Ojibwa
    18 Oct 2014 | 3:17 pm
    The western portion of the Northeastern Woodlands of the U.S., an area designated as the Great Lakes-Riverine area by some anthropologists, was inhabited by Algonquian-speaking tribes such as the Anishinabe (Ojibwa or Chippewa), Kickapoo, Potawatomi, Menominee, Shawnee, Ottawa, and Sauk and by Siouan-speaking … Continue reading →
  • 1764

    Ojibwa
    13 Oct 2014 | 9:50 am
    Two hundred and fifty years ago, in 1764, many of the Indian nations of North America had not yet had direct contact with the European colonial powers who were claiming the “God-given” right to rule them. Indirectly, however, most of … Continue reading →
  • The Cheyenne Migrations

    Ojibwa
    5 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    In 1851, the United States government met in treaty council with 8,000 to 12,000 Indians from several Plains tribes at Fort Laramie in present-day Wyoming. One of the tribes attending this council was the Cheyenne. While many Americans assumed that … Continue reading →
  • Some Apache Ceremonies

    Ojibwa
    1 Oct 2014 | 2:02 pm
    While the movies and popular books (including some textbooks) speak of the Apaches as if they were a single American Indian nation, there are many different, distinct, and autonomous Apache groups. There are six major divisions of the Apache: the … Continue reading →
  • The Choctaw Indians

    Ojibwa
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:57 pm
    The Choctaw, at the time of European contact, were a loosely organized confederacy composed of three distinctly different divisions: Okla Falaya (Long People), Okla Tannap (People of the Opposite Side), and Okla Hannalia (Sixtown People). The people were living in … Continue reading →
 
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  • NARF Staff Attorneys Steve Moore and Heather Whiteman Runs Him present about tribal water law issues

    Native American Rights Fund
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:00 am
    NARF staff are on the move again! This week NARF Staff Attorneys Steve Moore and Heather Whiteman Runs Him presented at the Water Law Institute’s 3rd Annual Tribal Water Law Conference. Steve and Heather presented on the panel discussing the potential outcomes and effects of Agua Caliente v. Coachella Valley Water District case. To learn more about the conference, click here.In addition to the Water Law Institute’s conference, Heather also presented on a tribal water law panel at the California Indian Law Conference. For more information on that event, click here.
  • NARF co-hosts webinar on Tribal Water Codes: Regulation of Water Quality and Quantity in Indian Country

    Native American Rights Fund
    16 Oct 2014 | 3:53 pm
    Next Tuesday, October 21, NARF will co-host the webinar, Tribal Water Codes: Regulation of Water Quality and Quantity in Indian Country. The webinar will be hosted by NARF, the National Congress of American Indians, the Tribal Water Working Group, Utton Center/University of New Mexico, and Sandia National Laboratories.One aspect of sovereignty is the control and administration of natural resources within tribal lands.  The purpose of this webinar is to provide Indian Country information about how water codes can be developed to protect and manage tribal water resources.  A panel of…
  • NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy presents at National Tribal Judicial and Court Clerks’ Conference

    Native American Rights Fund
    10 Oct 2014 | 1:53 pm
    Earlier this week, NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy presented at the 45th Annual National Tribal Judicial and Court Clerks’ Conference held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the Cherokee Nation’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.  Melody presented an overview of federal cases affecting tribal justice and was joined on the panel by Chief Judge Richard Blake of the Hoopa Valley Tribal Court.  To learn more about the conference, click here.  And, to view the conference agenda, click here.
  • NARF welcomes Legal Fellow Ian Fisher

    Native American Rights Fund
    8 Oct 2014 | 3:34 pm
    Ian Fisher, a recent graduate of Columbia Law School, has joined NARF’s Boulder, Colorado, office for the coming year as a Legal Fellow.  At Columbia Law, Ian worked in the Environmental Law Clinic and was the Colloquium Editor of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law.  He also organized and participated in a pro bono project that brings law students to reservations throughout Wisconsin to assist tribal members with wills and other legal documents.  Ian has worked for and volunteered for a number of public interest organizations, including Natural Resources Defense…
  • NARF’s Alaska office celebrates its 30th anniversary

    Native American Rights Fund
    2 Oct 2014 | 10:46 am
    Thirty years ago this week, NARF’s Alaska office opened its doors!  In fall of 1984, NARF's Board of Directors determined there was a serious need by tribes in the state of Alaska for legal aid on issues of sovereignty, subsistence, and child welfare.  The decision was made to dispatch two attorneys from NARF's Colorado office to the Last Frontier.  On October 1, 1984, NARF staff attorneys Lare Aschenbrenner and Robert Anderson opened the doors of the Alaska office.  Thirty years later, NARF's Alaska office continues to represent Alaska Native Tribes on issues core to…
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  • EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5 offers the effective backup solutions for Storage Group and Mailbox database in Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

    Christopher Simmons
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:45 pm
    NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EaseUS Todo Backup, one of the backup software brand leaders, announces the release of EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5. During the last 10 years, the professional yet simple-to-operate backup and recovery software has helped many users to backup the crucial data. The release newly adds Exchange Server 2013 backup technologies for Advanced server and Technician version, recovers mount/unmount feature, and improves the performance of browsing files. EaseUS Todo Backup 7.5 offers the effective backup solutions for Storage Group and Mailbox database in Microsoft…
  • 22nd Annual Trucking Industry Defense Association Seminar to feature EPIC’s Michael Nischan on managing risk

    Christopher Simmons
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:20 am
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: As the head of the transportation safety and security consulting business for EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, Michael Nischan will present his views on risk management in the trucking industry on a panel during a three-day industry seminar hosted by the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA). 22nd Annual Trucking Industry Defense Association Seminar to feature EPIC’s Michael Nischan on managing risk by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • John Walsh joins EPIC to further strengthen growing Risk Solutions Practice

    Christopher Simmons
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:29 pm
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that John Walsh has joined the firm as their Principal of Executive Liability and Financial Lines insurance. Walsh brings more than 10 years of Financial Lines Broking, Placement, Underwriting, Business Development, Client Service, Operations and Claims Management experience to EPIC. John Walsh joins EPIC to further strengthen growing Risk Solutions Practice by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels…
  • AdaptRM Time Tracking and Invoicing service launches in beta

    Christopher Simmons
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:15 pm
    SUNNYVALE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Rapid Prototypes, Inc. today announced the release of its AdaptRM Time Tracking and Invoicing beta service. Already supporting unlimited numbers of devices, this release incorporates a new invoicing ability. This option not only allows the user to track time to their various projects, but also creates professional invoices for direct transmission to clients via their preferred method. AdaptRM Time Tracking and Invoicing service launches in beta by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the…
  • 13th Annual PULSE the Ultimate Halloween Bash to Scare Seattle at the EMP Museum

    Christopher Simmons
    21 Oct 2014 | 3:49 pm
    SEATTLE, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: PULSE the Ultimate Halloween Bash 2014 at the EMP Museum will continue its long tradition of being the most-anticipated Halloween party in downtown Seattle. PULSE has sold out every year for the last 12 years due to its outstanding location, value, and the most impressive and elaborate costumes in the city. 13th Annual PULSE the Ultimate Halloween Bash to Scare Seattle at the EMP Museum by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
 
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  • NAU Volleyball Updates

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    October 22, 2014 – NAZ Today sports reporter Kaleigh Emery has the updates on the NAU Women’s Volleyball Team. …read more Source:: NAZ Today Sports...
  • NAU Linebacker Charged With Assault

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    October 22, 2014 — NAZ Today sports reporter Kaleigh Emery reports that an NAU football player, Jabari Marshall, was charged with two counts of felony assault. …read more Source:: NAZ...
  • High School Volleyball Updates

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    October 22, 2014 – NAZ Today sports reporter Kaleigh Emery has the updates on high school volleyball. …read more Source:: NAZ Today Sports       
  • Big Sky Athlete of the Week

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    October 22, 2014 – NAZ Today reports that Futsum Zienasellassie is this week’s Big Sky Athlete of the Week. …read more Source:: NAZ Today Sports       
  • NAU D2 Hockey Announces Team Captains

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:17 pm
    October 22, 2014 – NAZ Today announces the names of the 2014-2015 season NAU D2 Hockey Team captains. …read more Source:: NAZ Today Sports       
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    American Indian Politics News

  • U.S. tribes testify against Canada pipeline

    22 Oct 2014 | 10:29 pm
    … transit Washington state waters. Tribal leaders from Washington state … the National Congress of American Indians. His 900-member tribe relies … its relationship with the U.S. tribes. "We … recommendation to the Canadian government. U.S. tribes aren't …
  • Garfield students march on SPD precinct

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:49 pm
    … SPD Officer Ian Birk shot Native American woodcarver John Williams to death … other group in U.S. society. They noted, in a statement to police … their descendants,” said the students’ statements. But angry words were mixed …
  • A fast march by Garfield students, a forceful message for Seattle police

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:38 pm
    … SPD Officer Ian Birk shot Native American woodcarver John Williams to death … other group in U.S. society. They noted, in a statement to police … their descendants,” said the students’ statements. But angry words were mixed …
  • Washington tribes testify against Canada oil pipeline

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:30 pm
    … transit Washington state waters. Tribal leaders from Washington state … the National Congress of American Indians. His 900-member tribe … said in an emailed statement. Leonard Forsman, chairman … recommendation to the Canadian government. U.S. tribes aren’t …
  • APUSH to stay true to curriculum

    22 Oct 2014 | 7:15 pm
    … Carson stated that the new Advanced Placement United States History … or American Indians just contributed to the white-man's history … dreams. "We study Native Americans as agents in history, … government from the earliest days, which shows how the U.S. …
 
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  • COPE hopes to add voices of First Nations women to civic office

    derrick
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:54 pm
    Audrey Siegl (left) and Diana Day are running for council and school board, respectively, for Vancouver’s COPE party. By Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun Three candidates for Vancouver’s COPE party launched their campaigns Friday, all hoping to add the voices of First Nations women to the municipal government. Audrey Siegl (sχłemtəna:t in her ancestral name), of the Musqueam Nation, will run for council. She lives and works on the Musqueam reserve near the Fraser River and has been active in Idle No More, protection of the Marpole midden and most recently, advocacy on behalf of the…
  • We can no longer allow the Salish Sea to be used as a dumping ground

    derrick
    22 Oct 2014 | 4:32 pm
    Photos: Contributed – Blackwater Media by Bill Everitt | castanet.net Tribal representatives from both sides of the border spoke in unified opposition today against oil giant Kinder Morgan’s proposed oil pipeline. Elders, fishers, leaders and youth presented testimony opposing the project to Canada’s National Energy Board in Chilliwack. The NEB will make a recommendation on the future of the pipeline to Canada’s federal government, the ultimate decision-making body for the project. “We can no longer allow the Salish Sea to be used as a dumping ground,” said Swinomish…
  • VIDEO: UNDER THE INFLUEN$E

    derrick
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:14 pm
    undertheinfluencefilm.com/ UNDER THE INFLUEN$E focuses on what can and is being done by conscious and committed citizens, movements and businesses to reverse the ecological destruction and take back democracy. Under the guise of democracy, huge global corporations have purchased our politicians and are writing laws that poison our planet and dismantle our democratic process. Despite enacted environmental protections, global corporations have recklessly abused the four natural resources that we rely on for life (air, soil, fresh water and oceans) as an open sewer for their toxic wastes with…
  • New findings about contents of Mt. Polley tailings pond are unsettling

    derrick
    22 Oct 2014 | 11:03 am
    by Deborah Power | BCIT Broadcast News More disturbing details are coming to light about the contents of that tailings pond at the Mt. Polley mine. It’s been over 2 months since the breach occurred at the Imperial Metals site in Likely, B.C. and the news is unsettling. August 4th, 2014 is a date that will forever resonate with Kanahus Pilkey. She is the Secwepemc nation member that brought together a group of locals at the mine site in Likely to maintain a presence and monitor the clean up process. They waited for 2 weeks. They saw no clean up but they heard other details. “They entered…
  • Breaking: Shooting on Parliament Hill

    derrick
    22 Oct 2014 | 9:06 am
    OTTAWA – A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa has been shot by an unknown gunman and people report hearing gunfire inside the halls of Parliament. Tory MP Bob Zimmer has tweeted that the gunman was shot and killed, but that report could not be immediately verified. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was rushed away from the building to an undisclosed location, officials in his office said. Ottawa police confirmed they had a call at 9:52 a.m. with a report of shots fired. The gunman reportedly ran towards Parliament Hill, which is currently under lockdown and surrounded…
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