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  • American Indians in 1890

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    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 →
  • NARF welcomes Summer Law Clerk Stevie Lemke

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    Native American Rights Fund
    28 Jul 2014 | 8:47 am
    This summer, we’re highlighting the law students who were chosen to participate in NARF’s Law Clerk Program.  Stevie Lemke, Eastern Band Cherokee, is a summer law clerk in NARF’s Boulder, Colorado, office.  Stevie is a rising 3L at Lewis & Clark Law School and last summer she interned at the National Indian Gaming Commission in Washington, D.C.  She is the President of the Lewis & Clark chapter of the Native American Law Students Association and is a Quinault Allottees Nelson D. Terry Scholarship recipient.  As an undergraduate, she worked in the area of…
  • North Carolina’s Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. Celebrates with 50th Anniversary Gala

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    Christopher Simmons
    26 Jul 2014 | 3:00 am
    ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. celebrates 50 Years with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging's senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency's services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents. North Carolina’s Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. Celebrates with 50th Anniversary Gala by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US…
  • 49ers add former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith - San Jose Mercury News

    Flagstaff Today
    28 Jul 2014 | 9:49 pm
    49ers add former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso SmithSan Jose Mercury NewsSANTA CLARA — The 49ers addressed their injury-riddled running back corps Monday by agreeing to terms with...
  • Redskins, Washington Times team up

    American Indian Politics News
    28 Jul 2014 | 10:11 pm
    … Native Americans, the Times found through a public records request that the U.S … part of the board’s decision-making process, right-leaning blogs … has tempered things. Poynter’s Andrew Beaujon has drawn … the Erik Wemple Blog’s questions about the arrangement. …
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    Native American Netroots

  • 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 →
  • Hunting Mastodons

    Ojibwa
    27 May 2014 | 12:46 pm
    The Cordilleran Ice Sheet began to spread across present-day Washington state more than 17,000 years ago. The ice blocked the Strait of Juan de Fuca and moved down the eastern side of the Olympics the full length of Puget Sound. … Continue reading →
  • The Great Basin Tribes

    Ojibwa
    6 May 2014 | 1:53 pm
    The Great Basin includes the high desert regions between the Sierra Nevada and the Rocky Mountains. It is bounded on the north by the Columbia Plateau and on the south by the Colorado Plateau. It includes all of the present-day … Continue reading →
 
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  • NARF welcomes Summer Law Clerk Stevie Lemke

    Native American Rights Fund
    28 Jul 2014 | 8:47 am
    This summer, we’re highlighting the law students who were chosen to participate in NARF’s Law Clerk Program.  Stevie Lemke, Eastern Band Cherokee, is a summer law clerk in NARF’s Boulder, Colorado, office.  Stevie is a rising 3L at Lewis & Clark Law School and last summer she interned at the National Indian Gaming Commission in Washington, D.C.  She is the President of the Lewis & Clark chapter of the Native American Law Students Association and is a Quinault Allottees Nelson D. Terry Scholarship recipient.  As an undergraduate, she worked in the area of…
  • Alaska Supreme Court affirms full faith and credit to tribal court orders in Simmonds v. Parks decision

    Native American Rights Fund
    18 Jul 2014 | 4:00 pm
    This morning, the Alaska Supreme Court issued its opinion in Simmonds v. Parks.  The Court ruled the Minto Tribal Court’s order terminating Mr. Parks’ parental rights was entitled to full faith and credit and remanded the matter back to the superior court to be dismissed.  Today’s decision ends the long-running case and reaffirms the respect owed to tribal courts when deciding issues that concern tribal children. Background: In June 2008, the Minto Tribal Court took emergency custody of an infant girl.  After numerous hearings in which the parents participated, the Minto…
  • NARF welcomes Summer Law Clerk Courtney Cole

    Native American Rights Fund
    17 Jul 2014 | 9:35 am
    Courtney Cole is a summer law clerk in NARF’s Boulder, Colorado, office.  Courtney is Cherokee and Choctaw and is a third-year student at the University of Colorado Law School.  She serves as president of the Native American Law Students Association, recently completed a year as a student attorney with the American Indian Law Clinic, and plans to earn a certificate in American Indian law.  Courtney’s areas of interest include American Indian and natural resources, particularly water, law.  A native of Southern California, she looks forward to returning after graduation…
  • NARF Staff Attorney Natalie Landreth discusses Native voting rights on Native America Calling

    Native American Rights Fund
    11 Jul 2014 | 10:15 am
    Earlier this week NARF Staff Attorney Natalie Landreth appeared on Native America Calling’s “Voting Rights in 2014” show.  The show discussed the 2013 U.S. Supreme Court decision Shelby County v. Holder and how that decision might impact the upcoming 2014 elections.  Voting rights advocates across Native America, including NARF, have closely followed the decision.  If you’re interested in learning more and listening to the show, follow this link!
  • NARF welcomes 2014 Summer Law Clerk Josett Monette

    Native American Rights Fund
    9 Jul 2014 | 11:23 am
    Josett Monette is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa in North Dakota and the current law clerk in NARF’s Washington D.C. office.  Josett is a rising third year law student in the Indian Law Certificate Program at the University of New Mexico School of Law (UNMSOL).  At UNMSOL, Josett is a member of the Native American Law Student Association and served as the New Mexico State Bar’s Indian Law Section Student Liaison this past school year.  Josett received her B.A. in Indian Studies and B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education-Social Studies in 2006, and a Graduate…
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  • North Carolina’s Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. Celebrates with 50th Anniversary Gala

    Christopher Simmons
    26 Jul 2014 | 3:00 am
    ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. celebrates 50 Years with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging's senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency's services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents. North Carolina’s Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. Celebrates with 50th Anniversary Gala by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US…
  • Entrepreneur Youths prepare for Missouri State Fair Business Competition

    Christopher Simmons
    25 Jul 2014 | 3:15 am
    MARSHALL, Mo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: We all can say that youth entrepreneurship is an amazing topic of conversation. However, sometimes that conversation isn't loud enough to be heard. In the state of Missouri, every August, there is a state-wide business competition where youth and adults compete in categories of their own for seed money to launch, expand or maintain their business ideas. Over a dozen youth ages 12 - 18 have been accepted into the MADE in Missouri Business Competition, hosted by the Missouri Valley Community Action Agency (MVCAA). Entrepreneur Youths prepare for Missouri…
  • PhonTunes for Android for Free music Discovery and Collection announced by Easeusapp

    Christopher Simmons
    25 Jul 2014 | 2:46 am
    NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Easeusapp (a unit of EaseUS), the pioneering provider of mobile app and games, officially today announced release of PhonTunes for Android, the free music browser and player that enables users to search and download free music across the recommended music sites and the Internet. Not only that, this iconic music app redefines users' preference of local playlist management, giving users ability to easily batch download songs and organize them in customized local folders in a matter of minutes. PhonTunes for Android for Free music Discovery and Collection…
  • True Fan Sports, a product development firm in Miami, launches all-new loyalty rewards campaign, ‘The True Fan Experience’

    Christopher Simmons
    25 Jul 2014 | 2:30 am
    MIAMI, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Today, professional sports organizations are clamoring to retain their true fans. If an organization has true fans and would like to retain them while adding more, reward them. True Fan Sports, a product development firm in Miami, has created an all-new loyalty rewards campaign, 'The True Fan Experience.' True Fan Sports, a product development firm in Miami, launches all-new loyalty rewards campaign, ‘The True Fan Experience’ by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News…
  • Jeff Fest Celebrates Chicago’s Regional Craft Beer at 2014 Arts and Music Festival

    Christopher Simmons
    24 Jul 2014 | 3:30 am
    CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Two Chicago neighborhood breweries are among the key sponsors of this year's Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival. Lagunitas Brewing and Lake Effect Brewing are showing their support for Chicago and its communities by participating in the festival in Jefferson Park, from July 25-27, 2014. Jeff Fest Celebrates Chicago’s Regional Craft Beer at 2014 Arts and Music Festival by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
 
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    American Indian Politics News

  • Redskins, Washington Times team up

    28 Jul 2014 | 10:11 pm
    … Native Americans, the Times found through a public records request that the U.S … part of the board’s decision-making process, right-leaning blogs … has tempered things. Poynter’s Andrew Beaujon has drawn … the Erik Wemple Blog’s questions about the arrangement. …
  • Native Americans gather to discuss water rights 

    28 Jul 2014 | 8:21 pm
    … on Native American land or that naturally flowed to Native American … out how to prevent federal and state governments from infringing … was being held the U.S. Army Corps of … court ruled that the federal government intended to deal fairly with Native Americans …
  • 20 Facts You Didn’t Know About World War I

    28 Jul 2014 | 8:10 pm
    … April 6th 1917, the United States declared war on Germany. … World War I, Great Britain’s tanks were categorized as “ … so the United States military began employing Native Americans in the Choctaw tribe … all types of weather, the U.S. Navy began using dazzle …
  • The two faces of Mark Warner

    28 Jul 2014 | 7:51 pm
    … his first term in the U.S. Senate. As the governor … allowed to play cowpersons and Native Americans (which, don’t tell … Commonwealth of Virginia. Mr. Warner’s amiable demeanor is considerably … , Elizabeth Warren, but there’s not much difference between …
  • Round-up of wild horses gets under way in Utah

    28 Jul 2014 | 6:51 pm
    … helicopters, a crew of U.S. Bureau of Land Management ( … states was approved after 13 Utah ranchers asked a federal … gathers.  Separately, Utah's Republican Congressman Chris Stewart … of wild horses over to states and Native American tribes. He says …
 
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  • Program that helped special needs children on reserves loses funding

    derrick
    28 Jul 2014 | 7:06 pm
    A Regina-based program that helped special needs children has lost funding from the federal government to provide services to families living on reserves. The Early Childhood Intervention Program, which helps developmentally-delayed children in their early years, used funding from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada to train workers and travel to reserves. Funding, which was used to help about 200 youngsters on reserves, amounted to $800,000 and ended in June. The non-profit which runs the program will continue to offer services, but only to Regina clients. The visits made a…
  • Kickstarter: Survivors Totem Pole hits $15,000 Goal

    derrick
    28 Jul 2014 | 5:28 pm
    Totem Pole will be raised in Fall 2014 by DTES communities struggling for justice and dignity since colonization began Thanks everyone for helping us make our goal!!! The Stretch goal is $25,000.  We will be having a proper ceremony to raise our pole, the stretch amount will allow us to pay the elders for ceremony rites and provide proper food for the guests, which will be an open invitation to members of the downtown eastside community, so we expect a lot of people. We also would like to be able to give our artist a bonus for all of her hard work. Kickstarter project found here The…
  • Stoney Nakoda First Nation signs ‘MASSIVE’ oil deal with Chinese firm

    derrick
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:43 pm
    Chief Ernest Wesley of the Wesley Nation, Chief Bruce Labelle of the Chiniki Nation, the managing director of Huatong Petrochemical Holdings Ltd., Alick Au, and Chief Darcy Dixon of the Bearspaw Nation have signed a joint venture agreement to develop and explore Stoney Nakoda territory for oil and gas. (Terry Munro) Joint venture agreement with Huatong Petrochemical Holdings Ltd. covers development on 49,000 hectares Alberta’s Stoney Nakoda First Nation says it has signed a “Massive” deal with a Chinese petrochemical company to develop oil and gas on its land. The…
  • BC and China sign MOU to allow foreign workers to expand LNG industry

    derrick
    28 Jul 2014 | 1:21 pm
    Jenny Uechi| vancouverobserver B.C. and China have signed a memorandum of understanding that will bring foreign workers, if needed, to help build the province’s growing LNG industry. The agreement reads: “The Participants will, in accordance with their respective applicable laws and regulations, and respecting the priority of hiring domestic labour whenever possible, work together with the appropriate authorities to secure and facilitate the entry of foreign workers.” The 16 proposed LNG projects in BC are said to bring a potential 100,000 jobs to the province. Coleman…
  • Residential School Survivors Reporting Hearing Loss, Broken Bones, Respiratory Illnesses

    derrick
    28 Jul 2014 | 12:57 pm
    By Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press The vast majority of claims filed by Indian residential school survivors seeking extra compensation for medical injuries are for hearing loss, respiratory illnesses and broken bones. The Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat — an independent body which helps resolve long-standing claims that address specific abuse of survivors — says just over 1,000 medical assessments completed so far focus primarily on ear, nose and throat ailments, as well as broken bones. A request for proposals put out by the secretariat says 60 per cent of the…
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