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November 8, 2010
Mohawks on both sides of border work to combat 'hillbilly heroin'
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York and the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne in Ontario are working together to address what tribal leaders say is an epidemic of prescription...

Otoe-Missouria Tribe sees boost in enrollment with blood change
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma has seen an 88 percent in membership after lowering its blood quantum standard. Membership used to require 1/4th Otoe-Missouria blood. The tribe lowered it to...

VOA News: NMAI offers contemporary Native art in 'Vantage Point'
"A current exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC, offers a modern take on traditional native cultures. The museum is devoted to the history...

Lisa Snell: Sacheen Littlefeather paid the price for Indian activism
"All it took was 90 seconds for her dream of a Hollywood career to go up in smoke. On March 27, 1973, Sacheen Littlefeather earned her place in Academy Award...

Confederated Tribes of the Lower Rogue seek federal recognition
The Confederated Tribes of the Lower Rogue in Oregon are seeking federal recognition. Congress terminated the federal government's relationship with the Chetco Tribe and the Tututni Tribe in 1954. Some...

Purcell Powless, former Oneida Nation chairman, passes on at 84
Purcell Powless, a former chairman of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, died on Friday, November 5. He was 84. Powless led the tribe from 1967 to 1990. During that time,...

Argus Leader: 'Growing up Indian' on South Dakota's reservations
The Sioux Falls Argus Leader is running an eight-part series on life on reservations in South Dakota. "At every stage of life, Native American children face new and daunting...

Anna Prieto Sandoval, former chair of Sycuan Band, passes at 76
Anna Prieto Sandoval, a former chair of the Sycuan Band of Mission Indians in California, died on October 28. She was 76. Sandoval became chair in 1972. Over the next...

Voters in Alaska Native villages critical for Lisa Murkowski victory
Voters in Alaska Native villages overwhelmingly chose Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) in her historic write-in campaign, The Anchorage Daily News reports. In District 38 in western Alaska, 74 percent of...

One remains hospitalized after fatal shootout on Red Lake Nation
One person remains hospitalized after a deadly shootout on the Red Lake Nation in Minnesota last week. Julian Demarrias, 22, and his two brothers, Jerrick Demarrias, 19, and Orland Spears,...

UTTC to host informational meeting about Keepseagle settlement
The United Tribes Technical College will host an informational meeting about the Keepseagle case. The plaintiffs reached $760 million settlement for Indian farmers and ranchers who experienced discrimination at the...

Dry Creek Rancheria re-elects Harvey Hopkins to chairman's post
Members of the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians of California re-elected Harvey Hopkins as chaimran. Hopkins had been ousted in a recall in May but he said the...

Harold Monteau: Alaska Native corporations facing more criticism
"It’s not always pleasant to be right when you see a negative prediction come true. The recent storm of media criticism directed towards Alaska Native Corporations was discussed as an...

Book Review: Jim Thorpe's life being told in 'Native American Son'
"Jim Thorpe and Kobe Bryant both won Olympic gold medals (Thorpe for the pentathlon and decathlon in 1912, Bryant for basketball in 2008). Both got paid for playing sports...

Book Review: Politics and prejudices in 'The Killing of Crazy Horse'
"As a kid growing up in the 1940s and '50s, Thomas Powers spent countless afternoons running around the neighborhood, cap gun in hand, lost in the classic game of...

Art Review: Love for Native art in NMAI 'Infinity of Nations' exhibit
"American Indian art is some of the most beautiful ever made anywhere on earth. Some of us have loved it as long as we can remember. And with a...

Opinion: Alaska Native culture must change as the world changes
"When the world in which a society lives changes, its culture changes as well. When economic or environmental conditions change, society has to change. They either adapt or die out....

Editorial: Time needed to assess dental therapy in Native villages
"The Kellog Foundation has found that in five villages studied, dental therapists are doing a competent job of sealing, filling and pulling teeth and easing pain for Bush Alaskans. If...

Charles Trimble: Racism should be behind us all in Indian Country
In the November 3, 2010, issue of Indian Country Today I read a very interesting and moving column by Dr Shonda Buchanan, whose ancestry includes Choctaw, titled “Being a Black...

Tim Giago: Obama's point man on health reform thrown under bus
The man who had spent months working up a healthcare program for President Barack Obama, former United States Senator Tom Daschle of South Dakota, had an accounting error in his...

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