Council for Native American Farming and Ranching sets meet (August 10, 2012)
The Council for Native American Farming and Ranching will hold its first meeting in Washington, D.C., next week. The council was created by the Keepseagle settlement over discrimination at the Department of Agriculture. Its members will advise Secretary Tom Vilsack...
DOI issues consultation policy for Alaska Native corporations (August 10, 2012)
The Interior Department announced its consultation policy for Alaska Native corporations. Congress authorized the creation of the corporations through the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 and has passed other laws that address corporations. As a result, DOI said...
Randy Noka: Narragansett Tribe fights arrogance and ignorance (August 10, 2012)
"This is in response to Aug. 1 editorial titled, “How about that tribal housing?” The editor portrayed the Narragansett Tribe as being only focused on having a casino, inferring that the tribe does not care about the housing project, and...
Cobell attorney fine with law firm's work for tribal trust cases (August 10, 2012)
The lead counsel in the Cobell trust fund lawsuit said his fellow attorneys informed the late Elouise Cobell before they started working on trust cases for four tribes. Dennis Gingold, a solo practitioner, said attorneys at Kilpatrick Stockton addressed...
Native Sun News: Honoring Oglala Lakota man killed by officers (August 10, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy, Native Sun News Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Jenn Ghost Bear, Oglala Lakota, pays powerful tribute, in the form of a prayer and grief song, to fallen Oglala...
Harsha Walia: Hate crimes by supremacists not just 'random' (August 10, 2012)
"The crimes of white supremacists are not exceptions and do not and cannot exist in isolation from more systemic forms of racism. People of color face legislated racism from immigration laws to policies governing Indigenous reserves; are discriminated and excluded...
Steven Newcomb: Book takes on Native genocide in California (August 10, 2012)
"Once in a while a book comes along that is transformative. Murder State, by Brendan Lindsay, is such a book. Recently released by University of Nebraska Press, Murder State is heart- wrenching and deeply informative. I see it as one...
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