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October 12, 2010
Fraternity criticized for a 'Conquistabros and Navajos' party
Native American students at Harvard College in Massachusetts are criticizing a fraternity for hosting a "Conquistabros and Navajos" theme party. Tia M. Ray ’12, a member of the Navajo Nation,...

Alaska Native corporations spend $595K for Sen. Murkowski
Alaskans Standing Together, an independent expenditure committee formed by Alaska Native corporations, has raised $595,000 to support the write-in campaign of Sen. Lisa Murkowski. The group, which also has non-Native...

Alaska Native corporation fires CEO in sex harassment claim
Matthew Nicolai, the longtime chief executive officer of Calista Corp., was fired after being sued for sexual harassment. Nicolai, 57, reportedly began a relationship with Emily Davenport, 28, who serves...

Editorial: Alaska Native village survival a worthy topic at AFN
"The Alaska Federation of Natives uses an exclamation point in its theme for the 2010 convention -- "Village Survival!" That lends an urgency to the subject that makes sense for...

MTWYTLC receives $10M grant for substance abuse programs
The Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council has received a $10 million grant to expand substance abuse programs. The tribes started Montana-Wyoming Rocky Mountain Tribal Access to Recovery in 2007 with a...

The Art: Cal NAGPRA 'dead in the water' due to lack of funding
"20 years after the inauguration of the National Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), California’s own NAGPRA law (or Cal NAGPRA) has been effectively quashed by a lack...

Man sends donation of 20000 books to Pine Ridge Reservation
Schools on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota are receiving 20,000 books thanks to the efforts of one man. Dave Rhody, who lived on the reservation as a child,...

New Mexico tribe trying to find housing for hail storm victims
Kewa Pueblo in New Mexico is trying to find housing for 66 people after their homes suffered major damage in a hail storm. The tribe has surveyed 404 of about...

Native speakers take pride in teaching languages in California
Native speakers are taking pride in teaching their languages at universities in California. Angelina Torres grew up speaking Mixteco in Mexico. She didn't think anyone wanted to learn the language...

Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation sues county for voting rights again
The Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation is taking Benson County, North Dakota, to court for a second time over Indian voting rights. In 2000, the tribe won a lawsuit that said...

Seneca Nation hopeful vows war with sovereignty opponents
Maurice A. John Sr. announced his candidacy for president of the Seneca Nation of New York and vowed to go to "war" with opponents of the tribe's sovereignty. John, 62,...

Lance Morgan: Breaking yet another promise to Indian Country
"Would you punish your child for bringing home a good report card? Hardly. Yet, that is the thinking behind the latest Washington assault on Native 8(a) contracting, a federal small...

Sen. Johnson hails urban Indian health clinic in South Dakota
Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota) said he will try to secure more funds for urban Indian health programs. Johnson praised the work of the South Dakota Urban Indian Health during...

Blog: Native Punx holds first annual film festival in Milwaukee
"A screening of and debate over Disney's "Pocahontas" marks the start of a Native American Film Fest today through Sunday on the Marquette University campus. The screening will be held...

Turtle Talk: Time for Indian Country to boycott Supreme Court
"Seriously. Georgia did it in the Cherokee cases — they raised their sovereign immunity defense and literally filed no briefs and made no appearance at oral argument. [Of course, that...

Mary Pember: Review of 'Last Great Battle of The Indian Wars'
"I have dodged the bullet this year. Columbus Day has come and gone and not a single editor asked me to write about the “Native American reaction” to a...

Supreme Court agrees to hear Oneida Nation foreclosure case
The U.S. Supreme Court added its second Indian case to the docket today and agreed to hear Madison County v. Oneida Indian Nation. In 2003, the Supreme Court ruled that...

Chief of questionable tribe charged with racketeering scheme
The leader of a questionable tribe is facing multiple charges for a racketeering scheme. Chief Red Hawk, also known as Richard Lee Davis, was arrested on charges of racketeering,...

County orders inquest of fatal shooting of Native woodcarver
King County, Washington, has ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting of a John T. Williams, a traditional woodcarver, by a police officer in Seattle. The county will assign a...

Fort Peck Tribes concerned about principal's private 'pep talk'
A principal at a public school on the Fort Peck Reservation in Montana is facing criticism after publicly singling out a group of students who were failing at least one...

Daily Planet: Tribal Law and Order Act looks at assault issues
"The Tribal Law and Order Act that was signed into law in July has a section that deals specifically with domestic violence and sexual assault. Indian women are saying it...

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