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  • The Gros Ventre

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    Ojibwa
    1 Mar 2015 | 11:33 am
    At the time the first European explorers and fur traders were entering the Northern Plains in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, the Indian tribe known as the Gros Ventre (Atsina) were living in the Milk River drainage of … Continue reading →
  • NARF secures North Dakota students’ right to wear eagle feathers at graduation ceremonies

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    Native American Rights Fund
    4 Feb 2015 | 11:56 am
    Last month, NARF successfully advocated on behalf of graduating Native American students in Grand Forks, North Dakota, who wish to wear eagle feathers during their upcoming graduation ceremonies.  NARF was contacted by the school district’s Native American Parent Committee to offer a letter in support of the students, and NARF was one of many organizations to contribute letters. Grand Forks Public Schools previously enforced a strict “no adornment” dress code policy at high school graduations.  In the past, this has meant denying Native American students’ requests to wear…
  • Opinion: GOP Presidential Campaign Slogans

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    27 Feb 2015 | 11:27 am
    OPINION: The clown car carnival is upon us! Yes, the brigade of braggarts hoping for the GOP presidential nomination is swarming across the country (or at least the states with Republican primaries). It appears that many of the buffoons have not yet formulated their campaign slogans. We’re here to help. Opinion: GOP Presidential Campaign Slogans by John Scott G sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • Democratic Sen. Mikulski to announce retirement

    Flagstaff Today
    2 Mar 2015 | 12:17 am
    The longest serving woman in the history of Congress is ready to leave Washington. …read more Source:: National and World Stories       
  • Tribes from across US gather to discuss legal marijuana - Detroit Free Press

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    27 Feb 2015 | 8:29 pm
    Detroit Free PressTribes from across US gather to discuss legal marijuanaDetroit Free PressTULALIP, Wash. – After making hundreds of billions of dollars running casinos, American Indian tribes are looking into another potential moneymaker: marijuana. Representatives of about 75 tribes from around the country converged on the Tulalip Indian ...Tribes from around US converge in Washington state to discuss pros, cons of Fox BusinessIndian Country looks to marijuana as new moneymakerMcClatchy Washington BureauTribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuanaKIRO Seattleall 122 news…
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  • The Gros Ventre

    Ojibwa
    1 Mar 2015 | 11:33 am
    At the time the first European explorers and fur traders were entering the Northern Plains in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, the Indian tribe known as the Gros Ventre (Atsina) were living in the Milk River drainage of … Continue reading →
  • Greed and the Administration of Indian Reservations in the 19th Century

    Ojibwa
    28 Feb 2015 | 7:56 pm
    With the formation of the United States in the late eighteenth century, policies toward American Indians generally followed the British colonial model in which Indians, like wolves, bears, and trees, were viewed as impediments to the taming of the wilderness. … Continue reading →
  • Honoring and Celebrating Genocide

    Ojibwa
    23 Feb 2015 | 10:28 am
    Cultural genocide is a concept expressed by many Native Americans to describe the deliberate destruction of American Indian languages, religions, ways of dress and housing, and interpersonal relations by the invading European powers and by the United States. Cultural genocide … Continue reading →
  • Ancient America: The Columbia Plateau, 2000 BCE to 500 BCE

    Ojibwa
    20 Feb 2015 | 12:18 pm
    The area between the Cascade Mountains and the Rocky Mountains in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, and Western Montana is known as the Plateau Culture area. From north to south it runs from the Fraser River in the north to … Continue reading →
  • Ancient America: Corn, Beans, Squash

    Ojibwa
    18 Feb 2015 | 3:54 pm
    The domestication of plants is something that happened independently in many different regions of the world. The domestication of plants marks a fundamental change in the way people interact with and perceive their environment. Domestication is basically evolution which has … Continue reading →
 
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  • NARF secures North Dakota students’ right to wear eagle feathers at graduation ceremonies

    Native American Rights Fund
    4 Feb 2015 | 11:56 am
    Last month, NARF successfully advocated on behalf of graduating Native American students in Grand Forks, North Dakota, who wish to wear eagle feathers during their upcoming graduation ceremonies.  NARF was contacted by the school district’s Native American Parent Committee to offer a letter in support of the students, and NARF was one of many organizations to contribute letters. Grand Forks Public Schools previously enforced a strict “no adornment” dress code policy at high school graduations.  In the past, this has meant denying Native American students’ requests to wear…
  • NARF's Anchorage office seeks Office Manager/Legal Secretary

    Native American Rights Fund
    2 Feb 2015 | 2:57 pm
    JOB ANNOUNCEMENTPOSITION: Office Manager/Legal SecretaryCLOSING DATE: February 17, 2015 DESCRIPTION: The Native American Rights Fund is a nonprofit law firm representing Tribes, organizations, and individuals in Indian law cases of major significance.  NARF has offices in Anchorage, Alaska, Boulder, Colorado, and Washington, D.C.  NARF is looking for an Office Manager/Legal Secretary to provide legal support for its staff attorneys in the Anchorage, Alaska, office.QUALIFICATIONS: 1.         Three or more years relevant on-the-job…
  • NARF welcomes Legal Fellow Ansley Sherman

    Native American Rights Fund
    29 Jan 2015 | 8:30 am
    Ansley Sherman has joined NARF’s Boulder, Colorado office as a Legal Fellow.  Ansley is a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and is a recent graduate of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.  While in law school, Ansley was involved in the Tribal Wills Project, a volunteer program that brings law students to tribal lands in Southwestern Colorado and Utah in order to draft wills and other estate planning documents.  She was also a member of the Native American Law Students Association. Ansley grew up in Oklahoma City and received her B.A. in English from Fort…
  • NARF Staff Attorney Matthew L. Campbell testifies to Colorado House of Representatives Education Committee

    Native American Rights Fund
    27 Jan 2015 | 3:16 pm
    Yesterday, NARF Staff Attorney Matthew L. Campbell testified in front of the Colorado House of Representatives Education Committee in favor of a proposed In-State Tuition Bill for Native students from tribes with historical ties to Colorado.  Matthew represents the Tribal Education Departments National Assembly (TEDNA), a non-profit organization for tribal education departments and agencies nationwide.  To learn more about the proposed legislation, read Matthew’s full testimony.
  • Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz to speak in Boulder, Colorado

    Native American Rights Fund
    23 Jan 2015 | 3:20 pm
    Victoria Tauli-Corpuz; Photo courtesy of the United NationsFor our friends in the Colorado area, on Thursday, January 29, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, will be speaking at the University of Colorado Law School.  Ms. Tauli-Corpuz is the founder and Executive Director of Tebtebba, a Philippines-based organization which works on indigenous issues.  Ms. Tauli-Corpuz assumed her responsibilities as the Special Rapporteur in June 2014 and in her position she:Promotes good practices, including new laws, government programs, and constructive…
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  • Opinion: GOP Presidential Campaign Slogans

    John Scott G
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:27 am
    OPINION: The clown car carnival is upon us! Yes, the brigade of braggarts hoping for the GOP presidential nomination is swarming across the country (or at least the states with Republican primaries). It appears that many of the buffoons have not yet formulated their campaign slogans. We’re here to help. Opinion: GOP Presidential Campaign Slogans by John Scott G sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • Aspen Art Gallery launches Emerging Artist Program benefitting Boys & Girls Club of Metro Denver

    Christopher Simmons
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:15 am
    DENVER Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Aspen Art Gallery is happy to announce the creation of a new Emerging Artist Program designed introduce new and talented artists, and give them a chance for national recognition as well as a gallery showcase. As a Diamond Sponsor of the annual Flight to Luxury Hangar Event, presented by Cuvee Escapes, Aspen Art Gallery and its group of represented artists have donated art works to be auctioned at the event, with all proceeds given to Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver. Aspen Art Gallery launches Emerging Artist Program benefitting Boys & Girls…
  • United Wholesale Mortgage Enhances its UTRACK Loan Tracking Technology for Wholesale Lenders

    Christopher Simmons
    27 Feb 2015 | 8:43 am
    TROY, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing wholesale lenders, announces that it has significantly enhanced its loan tracking technology called UTrack, which was redesigned specifically to allow borrowers and real estate agents to have real-time access to track their purchase and refinance loans. United Wholesale Mortgage Enhances its UTRACK Loan Tracking Technology for Wholesale Lenders by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • MeetingOne Web Conferencing Free for 30 Days to U.S. Businesses affected by 2015 Snowstorms

    Christopher Simmons
    27 Feb 2015 | 5:50 am
    DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: With snowstorms all across the United States, getting to the office has proven to be difficult and treacherous, says teleconferencing expert MeetingOne. With the roads becoming unmanageable, employees are working from home to wait out the storm. Breakdowns in communication with clients and co-workers will become challenging for many, along with delays in work productivity. MeetingOne Web Conferencing Free for 30 Days to U.S. Businesses affected by 2015 Snowstorms by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News .
  • Pat Brown named Project Manager for SummerPlace Development by PDC CEO Emilio N. Francisco

    Christopher Simmons
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:00 am
    COSTA MESA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, this week announced that Mr. Pat Brown is joining senior housing real estate company SummerPlace Development as Project Manager overseeing the development of SummerPlace Assisted Living and Memory Care projects. Pat Brown named Project Manager for SummerPlace Development by PDC CEO Emilio N. Francisco by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
 
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  • Tribes from across US gather to discuss legal marijuana - Detroit Free Press

    27 Feb 2015 | 8:29 pm
    Detroit Free PressTribes from across US gather to discuss legal marijuanaDetroit Free PressTULALIP, Wash. – After making hundreds of billions of dollars running casinos, American Indian tribes are looking into another potential moneymaker: marijuana. Representatives of about 75 tribes from around the country converged on the Tulalip Indian ...Tribes from around US converge in Washington state to discuss pros, cons of Fox BusinessIndian Country looks to marijuana as new moneymakerMcClatchy Washington BureauTribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuanaKIRO Seattleall 122 news…
  • 13 Images: Remembering the Occupation of Wounded Knee - Indian Country Today Media Network

    27 Feb 2015 | 7:02 am
    Indian Country Today Media Network13 Images: Remembering the Occupation of Wounded KneeIndian Country Today Media NetworkOn February 27, 1973, some 250 Sioux Indians led by members of the American Indian Movement converged on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation, launching the famous 71-day occupation of Wounded Knee. “In a way, it was a very beautiful ...and more »
  • The Context of Indian Nation Treaties - Indian Country Today Media Network

    27 Feb 2015 | 6:26 am
    The Context of Indian Nation TreatiesIndian Country Today Media NetworkThe National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has developed an important and visually striking exhibit titled “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations.” It opened on September 21, 2014 and will run until
  • American Indian leaders seek more state money for education - Minnesota Public Radio News

    25 Feb 2015 | 10:07 pm
    American Indian leaders seek more state money for educationMinnesota Public Radio NewsAmerican Indian leaders on Wednesday called on state lawmakers to increase support for American Indian education. The plea comes after a Minnesota Department of Education working group recommended increasing state funding for mentoring efforts and ...and more »
  • American Indian Author, Poet Reads from Newest Book - Daily Nexus

    25 Feb 2015 | 2:13 am
    Daily NexusAmerican Indian Author, Poet Reads from Newest BookDaily NexusAmerican Indian author, poet and professor at Washington and Lee University Deborah A. Miranda gave a lecture Tuesday evening at the HSSB McCune Conference Room about her latest novel, Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir, which recounts California's ...
 
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  • 'We get the kids back': Native American grandmother fights to preserve families - The Guardian

    2 Mar 2015 | 9:17 am
    The Guardian'We get the kids back': Native American grandmother fights to preserve familiesThe GuardianBy placing her grandchildren in state foster homes outside the tribe, DSS also violated Howe's rights under the Indian child welfare act (ICWA), a federal law that is supposed to protect children of Native American tribes from state interventions and
  • Pow wow allows Native Americans to share their culture - Daily Commercial

    2 Mar 2015 | 3:02 am
    Daily CommercialPow wow allows Native Americans to share their cultureDaily CommercialThe rain had cleared by Sunday, and a large crowd gathered around the dance circle to see Native American performers in action, including Tlatlacayolotl (Earth, Heart, Man) Aztec dancers. “It's exciting to be able to share every type of culture that
  • GW starts fellowship with California-based Native American tribe - GW Hatchet (subscription)

    1 Mar 2015 | 9:17 pm
    GW starts fellowship with California-based Native American tribeGW Hatchet (subscription)Fellows will also participate in a part-time internship and one-week seminar with policymakers and community leaders, according to a University release. The fellowship, which is the first of its kind between GW and a Native American tribe, is part of
  • State backs new gaming deal for Native Americans - KRQE News 13

    1 Mar 2015 | 5:40 pm
    KRQE News 13State backs new gaming deal for Native AmericansKRQE News 13SANTA FE (KRQE) – A legislative committee is backing a new gaming deal between the state and Native American tribes. The revamped gambling compact would let tribal casinos stay open around the clock and offer free food and lodging. The current ...
  • Navy to Return Over 900 Human Remains, Burial Objects to Native American ... - NBC 7 San Diego

    1 Mar 2015 | 2:18 pm
    NBC 7 San DiegoNavy to Return Over 900 Human Remains, Burial Objects to Native American NBC 7 San DiegoThe death certificate of the last Native American woman to live on San Nicolas Island, whose story was told in the book "The Island of the Blue Dolphins." The U.S. Navy agreed to turn over human remains and burial objects to the tribe she belonged to and more »
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  • Rare Native American artifact found in Newtown

    2 Mar 2015 | 8:08 am
    … A museum says a rare Native American artifact dating back to the … ;-jit) was recently found amid Native American human remains and artifacts uncovered … style and period in the U.S.
  • DaVita Encourages People to Get to Know Their Kidneys During National Kidney Month

    2 Mar 2015 | 3:14 am
    … 20 or older in the U.S. has kidney disease, but many … populations – particularly Hispanics, African-Americans and American Indians – are also at a disproportionately … patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. A leading provider …
  • Letter: America’s pride or America’s shame?

    1 Mar 2015 | 11:14 pm
    … Northeast and California and other states that don’t serve pork … up the new world. The Native Americans have turned him into a … the U.S. law that forbids illegal entry into the United States doesn … as per President Obama’s speeches on national television and …
  • Long-ago love affair led to prairie homestead

    1 Mar 2015 | 8:45 pm
    … Soon after arriving in the U.S., the Kudrnas set out … with the South Dakota State Historical Society, who subsequently … Register is the official federal list of properties identified … American Indian culture, pioneer life and change," Jay D. Vogt, state …
  • Navy Settles Dispute Over Native American Remains

    1 Mar 2015 | 2:07 pm
    … death certificate of the last Native American woman to live on … the Blue Dolphins." The U.S. Navy agreed to turn … report this week in the Federal Register said Navy officials … federal law," said Pechanga Tribal Chairman Mark Macarro, in a statement …
 
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  • First Nations teen shot and killed by transit police remembered at vigil

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    1 Mar 2015 | 11:29 am
    CBCNews The family of 23-year-old Naverone Christian Landon Woods — shot and killed in a Surrey Safeway store in December — continues to raise questions about the circumstances of his death. Woods was fatally shot by transit police officers at the Safeway store at 10355 King George Boulevard​ shortly after 8 a.m. PT on Dec. 28. Members of his family, friends and supporters gathered at the Surrey Central SkyTrain Station Saturday afternoon to speak out on his behalf. Naverone Woods’ sister speaks out for the first time Woods’ sister Melanie says her brother needed…
  • Sovereignty And Title Lands

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    1 Mar 2015 | 11:09 am
    By: Riley Caputo I presented a few times in Prince Rupert BC for some Idle No More meetings (led by my cousin Leena Minifie and my house Chief Wii T’a Lii – Clifford Tolmie). I forgot some information in it and there may be some spelling mistakes. The reason some information was forgotten was because I wrote in on word and then copied it into power point and I forgot a couple slides. I can’t find those slides anymore but I will put that info below, and then i put a dotted line showing that is where the text from my powerpoint has begun and the end to my additions that i forgot (since I…
  • Without legal protection, the AFN should have no mandate over our Unceded Nations

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    1 Mar 2015 | 10:57 am
    By Riley Caputo Unceded Nations need to put a non-derogation clause [Like without prejudice] into any membership agreement with the AFN that includes membership voting. Unceeded Nations should have such protections because the AFN is a system operating under canadian law that is recognized by canada as an authority of First Nations too much already. Without such legal protection we should not give such a governing body a mandate over our nations. When Shawn Atleo was going ahead with Educational reform with Harper without involving people enough shows you that to delegate any governing body…
  • Kinder Morgan failed to answer hundreds of pipeline questions

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    28 Feb 2015 | 10:50 am
    By Laura Kane, The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — Kinder Morgan has come under fire from two Metro Vancouver mayors for failing to answer hundreds of questions about a proposed $5.4-billion pipeline expansion. The mayors of Vancouver and Burnaby issued a news release Friday criticizing the company for only answering half of their questions during the final round of National Energy Board consultations on the Trans Mountain project. Of the nearly 600 questions submitted by Vancouver, the company failed to adequately answer 291, and of the 688 questions submitted by Burnaby, the company…
  • Canada Does Not Exist – The Paper Government

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    27 Feb 2015 | 6:14 pm
    By John-Ruiz: Dempsey This may come as a surprise to you to hear for the first time that “Canada” does not exist. But after you have read my message, you shall begin to know and understand that “Canada” not only does not exist, you will also learn that “Canada” is only a paper corporation much like Canadian Tire” or other forms of legal fiction (ens legis) or paper entity created by unscrupulous men and women to rule, plunder, exploit and to dominate other people. Today, “Canada” is a “paper nation” created, controlled and dominated by criminal banksters and lawyers who…
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