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  • The Ozette Reservation

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    Ojibwa
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:33 am
    In 1855 the United States met with the Makah Nation in Washington to negotiate a treaty. At this time, the Makah were composed of five semiautonomous villages that shared language, kinship, and cultural traditions. As in other treaty councils, Governor … Continue reading →
  • NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy to present at MSU Indigenous Law Conference

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    19 Nov 2014 | 1:38 pm
    This week, NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy will present at Michigan State University College of Law’s 11th Annual Indigenous Law Conference.  The theme for the 2014 conference is “Dismantling Barriers in American Indian Education.” NARF was instrumental in the creation of the Tribal Education Departments National Assembly (TEDNA), and Melody will be presenting on tribal education agencies in federal, tribal, and state law.   Her conference materials  and PowerPoint presentation are available from the TEDNA website.  You also can see Melody’s previous…
  • Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc. acquired by EPIC Insurance Brokers

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    Christopher Simmons
    24 Nov 2014 | 8:49 am
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announced it has acquired Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc., a specialty insurance broker and risk management consultant based in Atlanta, with locations in St. Louis, and Tampa. The firm will now operate as 'Greyling Insurance Brokerage - a Division of EPIC.' Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc. acquired by EPIC Insurance Brokers by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • Yarnell Hill Memorial board meets for first time today in Prescott

    Flagstaff Today
    24 Nov 2014 | 4:17 am
    The meeting takes place at 3:30 p.m. at the Prescott City Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend and speak. …read more Source:: Prescott – Verde Valley News...
  • My Great-Great-Grandfather and an American Indian Tragedy - Wall Street Journal

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    24 Nov 2014 | 11:02 am
    My Great-Great-Grandfather and an American Indian TragedyWall Street JournalNewspapers published accusations of Indian atrocities, warning darkly that there was only one sure way to deal with the menace. “If there is one idea that should become an axiom in American politics,” the Black Hawk Mining Journal wrote in late August and more »
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  • The Ozette Reservation

    Ojibwa
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:33 am
    In 1855 the United States met with the Makah Nation in Washington to negotiate a treaty. At this time, the Makah were composed of five semiautonomous villages that shared language, kinship, and cultural traditions. As in other treaty councils, Governor … Continue reading →
  • The Marmes Rockshelter

    Ojibwa
    19 Nov 2014 | 6:53 pm
    Much of what we know about the people of the ancient world has come from archaeological findings in caves and rockshelters. A rockshelter, by the way, is wider than it is deep, while a cave is deeper than it is … Continue reading →
  • The Tututni Indians

    Ojibwa
    17 Nov 2014 | 2:23 pm
    The area along the Pacific Coast north of California and between the Cascade Mountains and the ocean, is the home to many Indian nations who traditionally based their economy on the use of sea coast and river ecological resources. This … Continue reading →
  • Sixteenth Century European Laws About Indians

    Ojibwa
    15 Nov 2014 | 9:46 am
    The European invasion of the Americas really began in the sixteenth century with several European nations competing to divide up the new lands among themselves. In justifying their ability to take lands from Indians, to rule Indians, to make slaves … Continue reading →
  • Ozette

    Ojibwa
    13 Nov 2014 | 1:53 pm
    The Makah, whose traditional homeland is on the Olympic Peninsula in the state of Washington, are the western-most Indian nation in the lower forty-eight states of the United States. The name “Makah,” given to this tribe by the neighboring S’Klallam, … Continue reading →
 
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  • NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy to present at MSU Indigenous Law Conference

    Native American Rights Fund
    19 Nov 2014 | 1:38 pm
    This week, NARF Staff Attorney Melody McCoy will present at Michigan State University College of Law’s 11th Annual Indigenous Law Conference.  The theme for the 2014 conference is “Dismantling Barriers in American Indian Education.” NARF was instrumental in the creation of the Tribal Education Departments National Assembly (TEDNA), and Melody will be presenting on tribal education agencies in federal, tribal, and state law.   Her conference materials  and PowerPoint presentation are available from the TEDNA website.  You also can see Melody’s previous…
  • NARF works for the protection of sacred places and celebrates Heritage Month

    Native American Rights Fund
    17 Nov 2014 | 10:55 am
    The Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark in the National ForestLong before Europeans landed on the shores of America, the Native peoples of this continent revered and protected the lands and natural resources that they knew as their homeland.  Native Americans have held ceremonies, made spiritual journeys, and buried their relatives according to time-honored customs and traditions on sacred lands.  These places are forever tied to our cultural identity and everyday life. Many of these hallowed grounds are once again threatened.  Mining, reservoir projects, oil and gas…
  • Former NARF employee and Native rights advocate Suzan Shown Harjo named recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Native American Rights Fund
    12 Nov 2014 | 3:24 pm
    Native rights advocate Suzan Shown Harjo has been named a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama.  Suzan is a well-known writer, curator, and activist who has advocated for improving the lives of Native peoples throughout her career.   As a member of the Carter Administration and as current president of the Morning Star Institute, she has been a key figure in many important Indian legislative battles, including the passage of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and the American Indian Religious Freedom Act.  Suzan is…
  • NARF co-hosts 2nd Annual Chief Niwot Forum with Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell

    Native American Rights Fund
    10 Nov 2014 | 12:46 pm
    Please join us on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. for the 2nd Annual Chief Niwot Forum – Congress Meets Sand Creek: Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell’s Fight for a National Historic Site.  Senator Campbell sponsored the legislation for the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, which opened to the public in 2007. The National Park Service calls the site 'profound, symbolic, spiritual, controversial, a site unlike any other in America.'   David Skaggs served with Campbell in Congress and will interview Campbell about the groundbreaking historic site and its…
  • NARF celebrates Veterans Day and Heritage Month

    Native American Rights Fund
    10 Nov 2014 | 9:02 am
    November is American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month. Join NARF as we celebrate and remember the heritage of Native Americans who have laid down their lives to help defend and preserve America’s democratic ideals.  They have proudly and courageously served in every major conflict from the Revolutionary War to the Iraq War, so it is appropriate that Heritage Month is celebrated during November, the same month in which Veterans Day is observed.Today, NARF especially remembers our American Indian Military Veterans and honors all Modern Day Warriors and Heros, past, present, and…
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  • Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc. acquired by EPIC Insurance Brokers

    Christopher Simmons
    24 Nov 2014 | 8:49 am
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announced it has acquired Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc., a specialty insurance broker and risk management consultant based in Atlanta, with locations in St. Louis, and Tampa. The firm will now operate as 'Greyling Insurance Brokerage - a Division of EPIC.' Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting, Inc. acquired by EPIC Insurance Brokers by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • SUDC Foundation commends U.S. Senate passage of Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act on Nov. 20

    Christopher Simmons
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:10 pm
    WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: According to the SUDC Foundation, every year approximately 30,000 families in the U.S. are affected by Stillbirth, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). SUDC is defined as the sudden death of a child greater than 1 year of age that remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the child's medical history. SUDC Foundation commends U.S. Senate passage of Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act…
  • Evan Skrederstu has produced an exclusive collection of 12 art prints entitled ‘Titanus’ for ArteQuesta clients

    Christopher Simmons
    21 Nov 2014 | 3:49 pm
    MILL VALLEY, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Leading fine art investment company ArteQuesta today announced that urban artist, Evan Skrederstu, has produced an exclusive collection of 12 art prints entitled 'Titanus' for ArteQuesta clients. The prints feature a unique subject matter that Skrederstu has become famous for: painted bugs. Evan Skrederstu has produced an exclusive collection of 12 art prints entitled ‘Titanus’ for ArteQuesta clients by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs among recipients of 2014 NonProfit PR Grants

    Christopher Simmons
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:08 pm
    WILLISTON, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc., is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope will provide public relations and cause-related-marketing support to Guardian Angels over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments. Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs among recipients of 2014 NonProfit PR Grants by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope®…
  • U.S. Secretary of State’s prestigious 2014 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) 2014 Finalists Announced

    Christopher Simmons
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:30 am
    WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs is pleased to announce the selection of nine finalists for the Secretary of State’s prestigious 2014 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). The Secretary of State has awarded the ACE since 1999 to recognize American companies that are leaders in socially […] U.S. Secretary of State’s prestigious 2014 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) 2014 Finalists Announced by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News…
 
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  • My Great-Great-Grandfather and an American Indian Tragedy - Wall Street Journal

    24 Nov 2014 | 11:02 am
    My Great-Great-Grandfather and an American Indian TragedyWall Street JournalNewspapers published accusations of Indian atrocities, warning darkly that there was only one sure way to deal with the menace. “If there is one idea that should become an axiom in American politics,” the Black Hawk Mining Journal wrote in late August and more »
  • The American Indian Hall of Fame Finds a New Home - Indian Country Today Media Network

    24 Nov 2014 | 5:05 am
    The American Indian Hall of Fame Finds a New HomeIndian Country Today Media NetworkThrough a partnership with the American Indian Center of the Great Plains, it has an opportunity to move one step closer to its own building, American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame president Carol Green said. “We've had a hard time raising money, but and more »
  • Speaker educates about American Indian culture - University Chronicle

    23 Nov 2014 | 5:21 pm
    Speaker educates about American Indian cultureUniversity ChronicleA speaker representing the Red Lake Indian Reservation came to Atwood last Wednesday evening, as a part of the American Indian Speaker Series, sponsored by the American Indian Center. Bianca Mendoza, a descendant of Red Lake Ojibwe and Nevada ...
  • 'More conservative than people realize': Meyers only American Indian ... - Billings Gazette

    22 Nov 2014 | 11:03 pm
    Billings Gazette'More conservative than people realize': Meyers only American Indian Billings GazetteHELENA — G. Bruce Meyers says growing up on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation in north-central Montana, he was taught not to trust anything “white, rich or Republican,” and never questioned it. Yet three weeks ago, Meyers won an upset victory as state ...State's only Republican, Indian legislator: Native Americans 'more Helena Independent Recordall 7 news articles »
  • American Indian Movement live in San Francisco - The NarcoSphere

    22 Nov 2014 | 6:58 am
    The NarcoSphereAmerican Indian Movement live in San FranciscoThe NarcoSphereSAN FRANCISCO -- The American Indian Movement's annual west coast conference began Friday with AIM cofounder Clyde Bellecourt and Bill Means, Lakota, describing how sports mascots are a continuation of the genocide in the United States. The AIM ...
 
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  • Native American Youth Are in Crisis and Need Protection

    24 Nov 2014 | 11:43 am
    … so the story goes), Native American youth have nothing … Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on American Indian and … The Washington Post, Native American children “face unprecedented … of Native American and Alaska Native youth. The U.S. government …
  • Why Obama is wrong about the Bible and immigration

    24 Nov 2014 | 11:27 am
    … not an immigrant but a native American. Second, it is not a … as individuals, not to government. The government's job is justice; kindness … his own citizens. The United States has the most generous, … move to the U.S. if they could. That's why …
  • DINOSAUR 13: Found and Lost – Who Owns the T. rex, ‘Sue?’

    24 Nov 2014 | 9:48 am
    … battle ensued with the U.S. government, powerful museums, Native American communities, and competing … in an unusual argument, the federal government requested nullification of the … news organization in the United States; internationally, CNN is the …
  • Native American Journalists Association Announces Partnership With Marketwired for Exclusive News Distribution

    24 Nov 2014 | 8:38 am
    … contributions and impact of Native Americans. NAJA Membership and … fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population over the … million American Indians and Alaska Natives live in the United States … ; About NAJA The Native American Journalists Association serves …
  • The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Montana to New Jersey

    24 Nov 2014 | 8:13 am
    … to clamor for federal regulation, but there’s no sign … Online Poker in the U.S. — Is Your State Next? by Matthew … which are found primarily in Native American casinos, are not allowed … online poker within the state’s borders, passing enabling legislation …
 
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  • Ministry must consult with Squamish Nation Over Gambier woodlot

    derrick
    23 Nov 2014 | 5:58 pm
    Jeremy Shepherd / North Shore News The Ministry of Forests has delayed awarding logging rights to two controversial Gambier Island woodlots over the issue of First Nations consultation. Logging on the lots won’t go ahead until the ministry at least consults with the Squamish Nation. The two woodlots comprise 1,326 hectares on the island’s northeast corner circling Gambier Lake. The side-by-side sites includes hiking trails, a community watershed, and patches of old growth forest. Six bids were received on each of the woodlots, ranging from a low of $100,000 to a high of $488,000.
  • Conrad Black’s history of Canada: Arrogant, misinformed and disgraceful

    derrick
    23 Nov 2014 | 10:41 am
    By Don Marks, for CBC News Conrad Black is either so arrogant and ignorant that he considers the opinions of others totally beneath him, or he simply likes to fight so much that he deliberately tries to be as politically incorrect as possible. He is all of this in his recent book, Rise to Greatness: The History of Canada from the Vikings to the present. The title is completely misleading.  This cannot be a history of Canada when it barely includes First Nations.   When it does, Black is mostly negative and dismissive. I thought we stopped publishing history books which ignored the…
  • Canadian Natural Resources (CNRL) leaks a UNKNOWN amount of OIL and TOXIC water from a injection well

    derrick
    22 Nov 2014 | 6:24 pm
    Nov 21, 2014 Canadian Natural Resources (CNRL) reports to AER that a UNKNOWN amount of  OIL and TOXIC water entered a large slough (swamp) 4Km SouthWest of Staplehurst Alberta . CNRL believes the release was coming from their injection well. The Official AER report states: The Company reported the release of emulsion that entered a large slough. The Company reported that they believe the release was coming from their injection well and, therefore, has assumed control of the incident. The released fluids followed the topography of the area creating a narrow path in the direction of a nearby…
  • Dene block road in Saskatchewan to stop oil companies

    derrick
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:49 pm
    By Brent Patterson | canadians.org A group of northern trappers is blocking a road near LaLoche, Saskatchewan to prevent oil companies access to exploration camps north of that point. LaLoche is located about 600 kilometres north of Saskatoon and about 100 kilometres east of Fort McMurray. A media release notes, “The Dene people of Ducharme, who have made a living from the land for centuries, have found access to their trap lines blocked by security gates. …Trappers are making a stand because for the past 6 ½ years, there has been a mad rush on mineral and oil exploration.
  • Turning indigenous communities into ethnic municipalities under provincial jurisdiction

    derrick
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:34 pm
    by Charlie Smith| straight.com In late September 2014, the federal government announced a major new approach for dealing with aboriginal land claims. The “laughably short consultation period” ends on November 30, according to the video below by IdleNoMoreMedia. It comes in response to the Williams decision in the Supreme Court of Canada, which granted aboriginal title to the Tsilhqot’in First Nation. Douglas Eyford is heading the consultation. That’s the same Douglas Eyford named by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to generate support among First Nations for pipeline…
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