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Crow Tribe hosts third annual veterans powwow (November 13, 2007)

The Crow Tribe of Montana held its third annual veterans powwow over the weekend. The Apsaalooke Veterans' Powwow was first held on the reservation. It quickly outgrew the tribe's multipurpose building and is now held at the Expo Center...

Meetings slated on Blackfeet water settlement (November 13, 2007)

The Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission is holding public meetings on a proposed settlement with the Blackfeet Nation. The deal calls for the tribe to take up to 50,000 acre-feet a year from the St. Mary River, as long...

Series explores justice in Indian Country (November 13, 2007)

The Denver Post is running a series on justice in Indian Country called "Lawless Lands." According to the paper, the Department of Justice declines to prosecute the majority of crimes on reservations. Statistics showed that 58 percent of serious...

Documentary explores Miss Navajo pageant (November 13, 2007)

A documentary about the Miss Navajo pageant premieres tonight on PBS. "Miss Navajo" follows Crystal Frazier as she competes for the 2005-2006 crown. Filmmaker Billy Luther, who is Navajo, said Frazier wasn't the typical beauty pageant contestant. "What struck...

Navajo veterans march in Washington, DC (November 13, 2007)

More than 60 veterans of the Navajo Nation marched in a veterans' parade in Washington, D.C. The Navajo veterans represented all branches of the military. Jake Singer and Jack Jackson Sr. spoke at a ceremony at the Pentagon. The...

Review: Alexie's 'Part-Time Indian' a gem (November 13, 2007)

"Arnold Spirit Jr. is the geekiest Indian on the Spokane Reservation. He wears chunky, lopsided glasses. His head and body look like Sputnik on a toothpick. When he doesn’t stutter, he lisps. Arnold is a 14-year-old high school freshman....

Editorial: Water projects for South Dakota tribes (November 13, 2007)

"President Bush vetoed the Water Resources Development Act, saying it was fiscally irresponsible and filled with too many special interest projects. Congress disagreed. The House of Representatives overrode the veto on Nov. 6; the Senate on Nov. 8. No doubt...

Hollis Dorian Stabler, Omaha veteran, dies at 89 (November 13, 2007)

Hollis Dorian Stabler, a member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska who fought in World War II, died on Monday. He was 89. Stabler's Omaha name was Na-zhin-thia, or Slow to Rise. He fought in a number of battles...