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  • Early Spanish Invasions of the Plains

    Native American Netroots
    Ojibwa
    16 Aug 2014 | 4:09 pm
    The Great Plains is the huge area in the central portion of the North American continent which stretches from the Canadian provinces in the north, almost to the Gulf of Mexico in the south, from the Rocky Mountains in the … Continue reading →
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    Native American Rights Fund
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:58 pm
    NARF to attend 2014 Santa Fe Indian MarketAre you going to the Santa Fe Indian Market this weekend?  If so, please stop by the NARF booth to say hello!  NARF's booth will be located at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, across from Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Museum.  Please stop by to chat with NARF staff and learn more about our work asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide.  To learn more about the Santa Fe Indian Market, click here.
  • NOMOREHEX portal educates manufacturers about European mandate banning use of hexavalent decorative chromium chemistry

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    Christopher Simmons
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:46 am
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: NOMOREHEX (nomorehex.org), the online resource for trivalent chromium technology, has been launched to alert manufacturers and electroplaters of the pending European mandate banning the use of hexavalent decorative chromium chemistry in virtually all products finished in or exported into the EU. NOMOREHEX portal educates manufacturers about European mandate banning use of hexavalent decorative chromium chemistry by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • Murder conviction in death of Florida student

    Flagstaff Today
    15 Aug 2014 | 6:49 pm
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) – A Miami man who prosecutors say strangled a University of Florida student in a fit of jealousy over a woman choosing the victim over him was convicted Friday of...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week

    American Indian Politics News
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:27 am
    … Arts Center, 203 S.  Magnolia Ave., Sanford, free …   MUSEUM OF THE APOPKANS: Native American artifacts and exhibits on … Park; free;  407-647-8180.     Science    U.S. SPACE WALK OF … Speedway, Building 1200,  Daytona State College, Daytona Beach; free …
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    Native American Netroots

  • Early Spanish Invasions of the Plains

    Ojibwa
    16 Aug 2014 | 4:09 pm
    The Great Plains is the huge area in the central portion of the North American continent which stretches from the Canadian provinces in the north, almost to the Gulf of Mexico in the south, from the Rocky Mountains in the … Continue reading →
  • The Caddo

    Ojibwa
    1 Aug 2014 | 6:59 pm
    A number of different Indian nations, usually grouped together as Caddo, lived in the territory that stretched from the Red River Valley in present-day Louisiana, to the Brazos River Valley in present-day Texas and Arkansas. For many centuries prior to … Continue reading →
  • American Indians in 1890

    Ojibwa
    27 Jul 2014 | 10:00 am
    The 1890 United States Census formally enumerated all of the Indians of the country. According to the Census, there were a total of 248,253 Indians in the United States: 58,806 are “Indians taxed” (that is living off their reservations) and … Continue reading →
  • An Iroquois in Oregon

    Ojibwa
    9 Jul 2014 | 6:32 pm
    In 1857, Enos Thomas, whose tribal identity is simply listed as Iroquois, was transported from Fort Vancouver to Port Orford, Oregon to be tried for war crimes committed during the recent Rogue River War. When the primary witness against him … Continue reading →
  • The York Factory

    Ojibwa
    1 Jul 2014 | 8:21 am
    In 1670 the English Crown granted a royal charter to a group of investors incorporating the Hudson’s Bay Company (Company of Adventurers of England Trading Into Hudson’s Bay). The newly formed company proposed to circumvent the French trading monopoly into … Continue reading →
 
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  • 21 Aug 2014 | 2:58 pm

    Native American Rights Fund
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:58 pm
    NARF to attend 2014 Santa Fe Indian MarketAre you going to the Santa Fe Indian Market this weekend?  If so, please stop by the NARF booth to say hello!  NARF's booth will be located at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, across from Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Museum.  Please stop by to chat with NARF staff and learn more about our work asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals nationwide.  To learn more about the Santa Fe Indian Market, click here.
  • NARF Executive Director John E. Echohawk and NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy recognized in the 21st Edition of Best Lawyers in America

    Native American Rights Fund
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:07 pm
    NARF Executive Director John E. Echohawk and NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy have both been recognized in the 21st Edition of Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Native American Law.  The Best Lawyers publications annually highlight attorneys who are highly respected in their fields.  Selection is made though surveys in which attorneys confidentially evaluate their peers.  Attorneys are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be included on the annual lists.  Congratulations, John and Melody!
  • NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy to speak at Indian Child Welfare Act Conference

    Native American Rights Fund
    13 Aug 2014 | 10:21 am
    This week NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy is speaking at the 4th annual Indian Child Welfare Act Conference, sponsored by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.Melody will provide a national ICWA case overview and legislative update.  To learn more about the Conference, click here.  And, to learn about NARF's ICWA work, click here.
  • NARF thanks 2014 Summer Law Clerk Hunter Cox

    Native American Rights Fund
    11 Aug 2014 | 5:47 pm
    This summer, we’re highlighting the law students who were chosen to participate in NARF’s 2014 Law Clerk Program, and this week we're highlighting Hunter Cox. Hunter is an enrolled citizen of the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation.  After graduating from Dartmouth College, he worked as a paralegal for the Manhattan District Attorney Appeals Bureau.  He is currently completing his JD/MPP at the University of Michigan.  Additionally, he currently serves as Treasurer for the National Native American Law Students Association and as a Contributing Editor for the Michigan…
  • NARF co-sponsors Indigenous Film screening of Cry Rock (Kwanatulhayc) and Mémère Métisse/My Métis Grandmother

    Native American Rights Fund
    11 Aug 2014 | 4:10 pm
    NARF is proud to co-sponsor another Indigenous Film @ Su Teatro, a monthly indigenous film series.  NARF co-sponsors the series with the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management and the Denver American Indian Commission.  The August 13 program will be a screening of Cry Rock (Kwanatulhayc) and Mémère Métisse/My Métis Grandmother.  The event will take place at 721 Santa Fe Drive in Denver.  Doors open at 6:00pm and the films begin at 6:30pm. Cry Rock (Kwanatulhayc) is directed by Banchi Hanuse (Nuxalk).  Fewer than fifteen Nuxalk language speakers…
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  • NOMOREHEX portal educates manufacturers about European mandate banning use of hexavalent decorative chromium chemistry

    Christopher Simmons
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:46 am
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: NOMOREHEX (nomorehex.org), the online resource for trivalent chromium technology, has been launched to alert manufacturers and electroplaters of the pending European mandate banning the use of hexavalent decorative chromium chemistry in virtually all products finished in or exported into the EU. NOMOREHEX portal educates manufacturers about European mandate banning use of hexavalent decorative chromium chemistry by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • New ArteQuesta website focuses on art as an investment and the current state of the art market

    Christopher Simmons
    20 Aug 2014 | 2:30 am
    MILL VALLEY, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: ArteQuesta, a fine arts investment company is pleased to announce the launch of its new website at artequesta.com. ArteQuesta's web portal is designed to assist collectors, patrons, art professionals, and individuals in making thoughtful decisions for establishing or maintaining an art-investment portfolio. New ArteQuesta website focuses on art as an investment and the current state of the art market by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • Global DMS VP Marketing Jody Collup Named a Top 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professional

    Christopher Simmons
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:05 pm
    LANSDALE, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Global DMS, a leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management SaaS, announced that its vice president of marketing, Jody Collup, has been honored by National Mortgage Professional Magazine on its 'Top 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals' list. Global DMS VP Marketing Jody Collup Named a Top 25 Most Connected Mortgage Professional by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • EaseUS Todo Backup 7 update features new user interface and Smart Backup

    Christopher Simmons
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:30 am
    NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EaseUS Software, the professional backup and recovery software provider, today announced the release of EaseUS Todo Backup 7.0. The new version has a big improvement in UI design, making it be more friendly and intuitive. The latest Todo Backup comes out with new functions like 'Smart Backup,' automatic update, multi-language support, and more. EaseUS Todo Backup 7 update features new user interface and Smart Backup by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • African American inventor George A. McKinney launches crowdfunding campaign for patented invention to save kids from drowning

    Christopher Simmons
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:00 pm
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The tragic drowning of 7-year old Albert Jones closely affected inventor George A. McKinney, president and CEO, Better Life Technologies Group. As a result, in February 2014, he patented a swim safety system device, the 'Albert Jones Anti-Distress Device' (AJADD); - a device geared to making lives safer in every underwater situation around the globe. African American inventor George A. McKinney launches crowdfunding campaign for patented invention to save kids from drowning by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics…
 
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    American Indian Politics News

  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week

    22 Aug 2014 | 1:27 am
    … Arts Center, 203 S.  Magnolia Ave., Sanford, free …   MUSEUM OF THE APOPKANS: Native American artifacts and exhibits on … Park; free;  407-647-8180.     Science    U.S. SPACE WALK OF … Speedway, Building 1200,  Daytona State College, Daytona Beach; free …
  • Utah football: With camp complete, Utes now in game mode

    21 Aug 2014 | 11:10 pm
    … Summary Utah's season opener against Idaho State at Rice-Eccles … the season opener against Idaho State at Rice-Eccles Stadium. “It … will be sold at the U. bookstore and Red Zone … Indian tribal seal. It’s part of a “Native American Heritage Awareness” …
  • Grizzlies could be trucked into North Cascades

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:49 pm
    … required under federal law but no decision had been made. Native American tribes and conservation groups have pressed for years for the federal government … would work with the U.S. Forest Service, the state and the public …
  • Craig Cannon: Bureaucracy out of control

    21 Aug 2014 | 10:41 pm
    … very purposely established a Federal Government with three branches, namely … a foothold in the Federal court system. To add to … of the U.S. Patent office to rescind the government trade … " was demeaning to American Indians. The Annenburg Public Policy …
  • On the trail of ancient art, hidden in West Texas rock

    21 Aug 2014 | 9:59 pm
    … and later, Western settlers, including U.S. postal carriers on the … But appreciating the 860-acre state park's pictographs — pictures painted … 17, or, as modern American Indians call it, Shame Cave, … Jornada Mogollon in the U.S. Southwest. Like most Jornada …
 
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  • #EvictChevron: 80 gas pumps at 4 Chevron stations shut down using bike locks

    derrick
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:24 pm
    The morning of August 21st 2014 we took action to shut down 4 Chevron stations including 80 individual gas and diesel pumps in Vancouver. More will follow if Chevron continues to push through the Pacific Trails Pipeline without the consent of the Unist’ot’en people.
  • Prime Minister Harper Wrong on Missing and Murdered Women

    derrick
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:59 pm
    Leadership Would be Protecting Women by James Murray in Anishinabek - netnewsledger.com THUNDER BAY – EDITORIAL - Back at the start of his political career, Stephen Harper was a Reform MP. His party was all about doing Ottawa differently, and listening to the people. The Prime Minister started his term as Prime Minister issuing an apology for the Residential Schools, and their impact on Canada’s Anishinabek people. Prime Minister Started off Right Speaking in the House of Commons on June 8 2008, the Prime Minister said, “I stand before you today to offer an apology to former students of…
  • Grace Islet: Violations of permit conditions are nothing new

    derrick
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:25 pm
    By Andrea Palframan Back in its heyday, the town of Shiyahwt, now Ganges, was among the biggest towns in the Salish Sea. A hub for travellers, it lay on the tail end of a canoe skid that cut across Salt Spring Island. Travellers using the shortcut could shave 8 hours off of their canoe trip over to the Yale on the Fraser River. Picture Shiyahwt in late summer: people gathering on beaches, sharing news from far-flung homes, checking out one another’s dugout canoes and carved paddles, kids gobbling berries, mothers holding their newborn grandchildren. Shiyahwt was an important locale in a…
  • Hydro stops supplying power to parts of Roseau River First Nation

    derrick
    21 Aug 2014 | 11:58 am
    Some people from Roseau River First Nation are walking to Winnipeg to protest against their hydro being cut off. Leona Smith, a 59-year-old elder from Roseau, said in-fighting on the reserve between residents and the chief and council is to blame for the power being cut off a week ago. Council wasn’t paying hydro bills and now at least 14 homes on the Manitoba First Nation are without power. Smith said her food was spoiling, forcing her to all of her cooking outside. “My food went bad and I still don’t have hydro, I still don’t have welfare,” said Smith.
  • Stockwell Day joins Vancouver company planning to build $10-billion B.C. bitumen refinery

    derrick
    21 Aug 2014 | 9:46 am
    THE CANADIAN PRESS Stockwell Day has joined the leadership team of a Vancouver company that’s planning to build a $10-billion bitumen refinery on the West Coast. The former federal and provincial cabinet minister has been hired as senior adviser and director by Pacific Future Energy Corp., which says its refinery will be the world’s greenest. In a release, Day says his experience representing British Columbia federally and serving in Alberta’s cabinet gives him a “unique vantage point” about what’s needed to make the project happen. One of the biggest…
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