Romney adviser claims no federally recognized tribes in state (October 5, 2012)
An Indian affairs adviser to Mitt Romney erroneously claimed there were no federally recognized tribes in Massachusetts when the Republican presidential candidate served as governor. Lobbyist John Tahsuda, a member of the Kiowa Tribe, made the claim at the Global...
Charles Fishburn: Exploiting Indians for use as sports mascots (October 5, 2012)
"Let’s return to the topic at hand: the acceptability – or impropriety – of American Indian-inspired mascots. What’s wrong with “Indians”, “Braves”, “Chiefs”, “Warriors”, “Redskins” or “Totems”? To see the potential problems with these, it may be effective to consider...
VOA News: European relations with tribes quickly turned sour (October 5, 2012)
"The first meetings between settlers and Native Americans would follow the same course in almost every European settlement along the East Coast. The two groups would meet as friends. They would begin by trading for food and other goods. In...
Sherry Counts: Hualapai Tribe can manage business on its own (October 5, 2012)
"Your conclusions in Saturday's editorial about the Grand Canyon Skywalk dispute were ill-informed and misleading to your readers. The Hualapai Tribal Council and I wanted to share some important facts and address any concerns in the Las Vegas community. It...
Cheyenne man who was adopted contributes to 'Lost Children' (October 5, 2012)
A man in the United Kingdom who was adopted as an infant has contributed to Two Worlds: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects, a book that shares stories from Indian children who were taken from their reservations. Johnathan...
Wyoming tribes asked to negotiate new deal for trash service (October 5, 2012)
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe are being asked to negotiate a new agreement for trash service on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. The current agreement with the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District expires in...
Seminole Tribe to close mobile home park with 1500 residents (October 5, 2012)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is shutting down a mobile home park that houses about 1,500 non-Indian people. The tribe leased trust land for the Seminole Mobile Home Estates to a third party. The agreement was due to expire in...
ISU News: Shoshone-Bannock Tribes prepare youth for college (October 5, 2012)
"In the spirit of collaboratively honoring the 2010 Memorandum of Agreement between Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and Idaho State University, in part to promote educational access, ISU Native American Academic Services and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 477 Program announce the "Knowledge and Awareness...
Native Sun News: Lakota team set for New York City Marathon (October 5, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Joseph Budd, Native Sun News Correspondent. All content © Native Sun News. Amanda Carlow Kelsey Good Lance Jeff Turning Heart Nupa White Plume Lakota runners to compete in New York City Marathon...
Jonathan Larrabee: Criminal prosecution violates treaty clause (October 5, 2012)
"This is to correct a century-plus-long legal error that has been and continues to be perpetuated upon the Great Sioux Nation and all Indians alike. The lesson is that all treaties are specific unto themselves. On page 20 of the...
Oglala Sioux Tribe urged to lift alcohol sales ban on reservation (October 5, 2012)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota might consider lifting its ban on alcohol on the reservation. James Big Boy, the chairman of the tribe's Law and Order Committee, will submit a proposal for a referendum. He believes tribal members...
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