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  • The Theft of the Cherokee Outlet

    Native American Netroots
    Ojibwa
    24 Mar 2014 | 7:40 pm
    In 1836, under the terms of the Treaty of New Echota, the Cherokee were given a narrow strip of land some 225 miles long and 60 miles wide in what would later become Oklahoma. This strip of land, known as … Continue reading →
  • NARF attorneys participate in Indian Law Conference

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    Native American Rights Fund
    11 Apr 2014 | 2:49 pm
    This week NARF attorneys participated in the Federal Bar Association's 2014 Indian Law Conference at the Pueblo of Pojoaque in New Mexico.  NARF Staff Attorney Natalie Landreth was a Conference Co-Chair and moderated the panel "Elections 2014 – Shelby County and the Impact on Indian Country."  In addition, Natalie also moderated the panel titled "Texting Paternity Away and Bringing ICWA into the 21st Century" and NARF Staff Attorney Erin Dougherty participated in the panel and discussed issues related to the Supreme Court's decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl. To learn more…
  • The Los Angeles Music Network announces a returning sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests

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    Christopher Simmons
    19 Apr 2014 | 2:30 am
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Los Angeles Music Network is delighted to announce a returning sponsor of its upcoming 2014 ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests happening this spring in Hollywood. Send2Press Newswire, a unit of Neotrope, will again be the official press release service, helping to take the 2014 LAMN Jams to a new level.The Los Angeles Music Network announces a returning sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • 10 Years After Pat Tillman - AZCardinals.com

    Flagstaff Today
    21 Apr 2014 | 2:45 am
    AZCardinals.comIt turned out Tillman had been lost to friendly fire (ESPN will air an interview with one of the accidental shooters next week) but that day a decade ago, it was just a stunning loss...
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Thanks, but no thanks

    American Indian Politics News
    21 Apr 2014 | 12:39 am
    … American Indians for the island of Manhattan in 1625. It's … of at least some Native Americans as the professional … from at least two American Indian groups has been unambiguous … to provide scholarships for Native American students, after learning OAF …
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    Native American Netroots

  • The Theft of the Cherokee Outlet

    Ojibwa
    24 Mar 2014 | 7:40 pm
    In 1836, under the terms of the Treaty of New Echota, the Cherokee were given a narrow strip of land some 225 miles long and 60 miles wide in what would later become Oklahoma. This strip of land, known as … Continue reading →
  • President Benamin Harrison and Indian Education

    Ojibwa
    22 Mar 2014 | 7:38 pm
    When Benjamin Harrison became President in 1889, he appointed Thomas Jefferson Morgan as his Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Like most of his predecessors, Morgan had no experience in Indian affairs, little contact with actual Indians, and no understanding of Indian … Continue reading →
  • Imposing Law on Sovereign Nations

    Ojibwa
    19 Mar 2014 | 1:38 pm
    While the Constitution of the United States and the Supreme Court recognize Indian tribes as sovereign nations, this has been frequently ignored by Indian agents. Ignoring the fact that Indian nations had their own laws which had been developed over … Continue reading →
  • President Benjamin Harrison and Indian Policy

    Ojibwa
    18 Mar 2014 | 10:41 am
    In 1889 Benjamin Harrison, an attorney, Presbyterian church leader, and Civil War Brigadier General, was elected President of the United States. Harrison, a Republican, defeated incumbent President Grover Cleveland. In his brief inaugural address, Harrison credited the nation’s growth to … Continue reading →
  • Christian Missionaries in Oregon Country

    Ojibwa
    12 Mar 2014 | 8:42 pm
    The European invasion of the Oregon Country began in the late eighteenth century and intensified in the early nineteenth century. In 1818, the United States and the United Kingdom, ignoring any possibility of the sovereignty of Indian nations and relying … Continue reading →
 
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  • NARF attorneys participate in Indian Law Conference

    Native American Rights Fund
    11 Apr 2014 | 2:49 pm
    This week NARF attorneys participated in the Federal Bar Association's 2014 Indian Law Conference at the Pueblo of Pojoaque in New Mexico.  NARF Staff Attorney Natalie Landreth was a Conference Co-Chair and moderated the panel "Elections 2014 – Shelby County and the Impact on Indian Country."  In addition, Natalie also moderated the panel titled "Texting Paternity Away and Bringing ICWA into the 21st Century" and NARF Staff Attorney Erin Dougherty participated in the panel and discussed issues related to the Supreme Court's decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl. To learn more…
  • NARF co-sponsors Niwot Native American Film Festival showing of Once We Had a River

    Native American Rights Fund
    7 Apr 2014 | 3:24 pm
    On Friday, April 11 at 7:30pm, NARF will co-sponsor the Niwot Native American Film Festival showing of Once We Had a River, a Native American social justice film by Jack Kohler and Anecita Agustinez.  Please join us!In 1880, five tribes were moved onto reservations along the San Luis Rey River through treaties enforced by the United States. Then in 1895, a diversion dam was built on the La Jolla Indian Reservation without their consent, diverting all of the water for the five reservations, to the newly founded City of Escondido. The United States sanctioned that act, uncontested until…
  • United States Supreme Court Rejects Alaska's Request for Review of the Katie John Decision

    Native American Rights Fund
    31 Mar 2014 | 8:54 am
    Today the United States Supreme Court rejected the State of Alaska's petition for certiorari review of the Ninth Circuit's decision upholding the 1999 Final Rules promulgated by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to implement part of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act concerning subsistence fishing and hunting rights on federal waters in State v. Norton, 3:05-cv-00006-HRH consolidated with Katie John v. United States of America, 3:05-cv-00158-HRH. The Court's rejection of the State's appeal marks the end to nearly 27 years of litigation by the…
  • NARF files amicus brief on behalf of NCAI and Huy supporting Native religious liberty

    Native American Rights Fund
    20 Mar 2014 | 9:18 am
    Last week NARF filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court on behalf of NCAI and Huy supporting several Native prisoners petitioning for review of their religious liberty case.  These inmates sued Alabama because its prison grooming policies unduly restrict the traditional Native religious practice of wearing unshorn hair in violation of a federal law protecting religious exercise for prisoners.  Alabama is among a small minority of states still adhering to antiquated, restrictive policies that do not provide religious exceptions, even though the Federal Bureau of…
  • Please Join NARF on March 21, 22 and 23 for the Denver March Powwow

    Native American Rights Fund
    19 Mar 2014 | 12:49 pm
    The Denver March Powwow now in its 40th year, is one of the largest regional pow-wows in the country.  The modern powwow is a gathering, a social occasion, and a time for Indian peoples to come together to sing and dance, and to honor the heritage that has been passed down to them from their ancestors.We invite you to join us March 21-23 at this storied event, and to visit the NARF booth on the Promenade Level of the Denver Coliseum.  Learn more about the different styles of singing and dancing competitions here.  Come grab a t-shirt or some other NARF swag and talk with NARF…
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  • The Los Angeles Music Network announces a returning sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests

    Christopher Simmons
    19 Apr 2014 | 2:30 am
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Los Angeles Music Network is delighted to announce a returning sponsor of its upcoming 2014 ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests happening this spring in Hollywood. Send2Press Newswire, a unit of Neotrope, will again be the official press release service, helping to take the 2014 LAMN Jams to a new level.The Los Angeles Music Network announces a returning sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • Right at Home Dayton and ClearCare partner for Revolutionary Homecare Management Technology in Ohio

    Christopher Simmons
    17 Apr 2014 | 2:30 am
    DAYTON, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Right at Home Dayton today announced that it is partnering with ClearCare to implement new technology that aims to help local seniors live independently as long as possible. The ClearCare technology is revolutionizing the home care industry and Right at Home Dayton is the first established company in the Miami Valley to provide it to its clients and staff.Right at Home Dayton and ClearCare partner for Revolutionary Homecare Management Technology in Ohio by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the…
  • New edition of EaseUS Deploy Manager Special Edition is the ideal solution for SMBs when saying goodbye to Windows XP

    Christopher Simmons
    16 Apr 2014 | 6:30 pm
    NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: EaseUS Software, a leading provider for cost-effective data backup, disaster recovery and storage management software, today announced release of a new edition of its popular PC system deploy tool - EaseUS Deploy Manager Special Edition.New edition of EaseUS Deploy Manager Special Edition is the ideal solution for SMBs when saying goodbye to Windows XP by Christopher Simmons sourced from: eNewsChannels - US Business, Politics and Tech News . © 2013 the Neotrope® News Network.
  • DrivenBI announced today that it has commenced an SRK reselling partnership with Future Intelligence Technology Inc

    Christopher Simmons
    16 Apr 2014 | 5:22 pm
    PASADENA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The business intelligence company, DrivenBI today announced that it has commenced an SRK reselling partnership with Future Intelligence Technology Inc. (FITi) in Taiwan, to provide its customers with timely communication, support, and services in the same time zone. Furthermore, since DrivenBI partnered with Salesforce in 4th Quarter of 2013, DrivenBI is one step closer to cultivating this established market outside the States.DrivenBI announced today that it has commenced an SRK reselling partnership with Future Intelligence Technology Inc by…
  • Better Life Technologies Group, Inc. announces patented Albert Jones Anti-Distress Device to help save kids lives while swimming

    Christopher Simmons
    15 Apr 2014 | 3:15 am
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In the U.S., children aged one to four have the highest drowning rates. And most drowning occurs in pools. Better Life Technologies Group, Inc. has announced a new patented technology product that's designed to save children's lives. According to studies, young children, African-Americans and males seem to be the most vulnerable. Accidents continue to happen, yet many go unreported.Better Life Technologies Group, Inc. announces patented Albert Jones Anti-Distress Device to help save kids lives while swimming by Christopher Simmons sourced from:…
 
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  • 10 Years After Pat Tillman - AZCardinals.com

    21 Apr 2014 | 2:45 am
    AZCardinals.comIt turned out Tillman had been lost to friendly fire (ESPN will air an interview with one of the accidental shooters next week) but that day a decade ago, it was just a stunning loss...
  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    21 Apr 2014 | 1:45 am
    PERTH, Australia (AP) – From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there’s just something about a good mystery that Americans find too...
  • Troubled history fuels Japan-China tension

    21 Apr 2014 | 1:45 am
    NANJING, China (AP) – Strolling through China’s sprawling memorial to a 1937 massacre by Japanese troops, a 64-year-old retired teacher said the incident remains an open wound....
  • Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

    21 Apr 2014 | 1:45 am
    HONOLULU (AP) – Officials say a 16-year-old boy is “lucky to be alive” and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane’s wheel well, surviving cold...
  • Sub search for missing jet two-thirds complete

    21 Apr 2014 | 12:45 am
    PERTH, Australia (AP) – As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet on Monday, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to...
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    American Indian Politics News

  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Thanks, but no thanks

    21 Apr 2014 | 12:39 am
    … American Indians for the island of Manhattan in 1625. It's … of at least some Native Americans as the professional … from at least two American Indian groups has been unambiguous … to provide scholarships for Native American students, after learning OAF …
  • Environmentalists: Bunkerville rancher Bundy is freeloading

    21 Apr 2014 | 12:34 am
    … the federal government has gained him icon status with states’ rights … . Before that, it was Native American land,” he said. Bundy … courts. Forty years before that, in 1956, Nevada voters amended the state … enforce this law, this court order. I really truly …
  • Golden eagle found in Wyoming tied for second-oldest

    20 Apr 2014 | 11:23 pm
    … ’s National Eagle Repository in Colorado, which distributes eagle parts to Native American … prohibited by federal law. Golden eagles are found in the U.S. and … inches. They became protected by federal law in 1963.
  • San Juan College recognizes students who received scholarships through PNM

    20 Apr 2014 | 10:18 pm
    … other in Afghanistan — with the U.S. Army and decided to go … Training Initiative. "It's actually the first scholarship I … . Michele Peterson, director of the Native American Center at the college, said …
  • Steamboat briefs: Centennial Bank takes part in statewide book drive

    20 Apr 2014 | 7:08 pm
    … Bank is participating in a statewide book drive through Executives Partnering … exceed 150 percent of the federal poverty index, which equals a … ’s ID card; a U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner card; or a Native American …
 
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  • Come and take a walk with me…

    derrick
    21 Apr 2014 | 1:10 am
    Finally, I bent over and picked a sprig of sage – whose ancestors in 1890 had been nourished by the blood of Red babies, ripped from their mothers dying grasp and bayonetted by the evil ones – As I washed myself with that sacred herb I became cold in my determination and cleansed of fear. I looked for Big Foot and YellowBird in the darkness and I said aloud —                “We are back my relations, we are home”. Hoka-Hey Carter Camp: Remembering Wounded Knee On Feburary 27th, 2014 I was on Pine Ridge reservation for, Liberation Day, the anniversary of the 1973 occupation…
  • Saskatchewan First Nations Winter Games officially opened on Sunday

    derrick
    20 Apr 2014 | 9:15 pm
    Dave Leaderhouse – paherald - pics via – panow “Now go out there and show the world!” That was the message that flashed across several large video screens following a welcome message sent from Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority president and CEO Zane Hansen during the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Saskatchewan First Nations Winter Games on Sunday at the Art Hauser Centre. Hansen’s message was one of many that were produced and shown via video for the ceremony, but the main focus was the large group of athletes who were ushered in to the arena, set to begin competitions…
  • First Nations’ LNG fight takes wing on an eagle’s feather

    derrick
    20 Apr 2014 | 7:52 pm
    By MARK HUME – theglobeandmail Sharleen Gale, the young Fort Nelson chief who shook the government last week when she kicked its officials out of an energy conference, knew a showdown was coming and she’d have to be strong. That’s why she held the sacred eagle feather in her hands when she took the podium at the BC First Nations LNG Summit and – with representatives from about 60 bands and major industry players looking on – told government delegates to get out. “I respectfully ask government to please remove yourself from the room. I’m going to ask industry to stay,” said…
  • Even the road to hell was paved with good intentions

    derrick
    19 Apr 2014 | 7:24 pm
    I make my best effort to stay as positive as I can when writing my articles. There are so many positive changes happening amongst Indigenous people, and I prefer to keep my focus in that direction; however, I feel the need to bring to your attention the First Nation Education Act that is due to be passed in September, 2014. Perhaps, there are good intentions behind this Act. I am inclined to think that it is simply another tactic to appear as though the government is taking action and consulting with Aboriginal people about issues that matter; but even if their intentions are good, as the old…
  • (VIDEO) A Métis victory 100 plus years in the making: But There Is More

    derrick
    18 Apr 2014 | 2:37 am
    The government’s failure to implement 1870 land deal The Federal Court of Appeal has largely upheld a landmark ruling that could vastly expand the ranks of people considered Indians under the Constitution. There is more.. the Métis not only have a story to be told, but on Mar. 08 2013 the Supreme Court of Canada gave, that’s right GAVE the Métis most of Winnipeg. Most people in Winnipeg right now have no clue they are living on indian land, A legal challenge by the Manitoba Métis Federation sought recognition for the treatment of its people after the 1870 government land deal…
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