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The Week That Was, October 5, 2015
Well For Culture: Elder Fitness, Yoga
Indigenous Tools Hold Sacred Power
The Pope & When Genocide Isn't Genocide
1st US Revolution: The Pueblo Revolt
Indigenous Earthquake Tales Validated
Skins:Forced Sterilizations Native Women
Thank Indians for Latest Superfood
NMAI Profile: Bruce Whiteman Jr.
Fundamentalism II: God Loves Genocide
Jewell Big Week: Pope, Solarthon & $25K
Why'd the Rez Chicken Cross the Road?
Bristol Bay's Stunning Wild Salmon Run
Houska: 'The Green Inferno': Lousy Film
BC Tourism Links Cultures, Creates Jobs
Cultural Tourism Is a Growing Topic
Pol Disses Pope; Pope Disses Indians
OU Pres Supports Native Programs
Memorial for Jess Sixkiller
The Sale of Yucca Mountain Was an Attack
Thing About Skins
Inuit and Canadian Officials Lash Out at European Union's Seal Products Ban
Canadian, Inuit and international trade leaders alike are...
Montana's Native Vote Could Decide US Senate Control
The decision of U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) not...
Cherokee Attorney Earns National Crime Victims' Service Award
Dianne Barker Harrold took a seven-year experience with...
Cape Wind: Justice Department Urges Swift Lawsuit Resolution Before Tax Breaks Expire
Lawyers from the Department of Justice have urged a federal...
Jim Thorpe's Sons Win Federal Lawsuit Against Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
The two surviving children of sports great Jim Thorpe won a...
Exxon Removing Section of Ruptured Arkansas Pipeline
Exxon Mobil Corp. on Monday April 15 removed 52 feet of its...
Symposium Honoring the Late Getches Highlights Memories and a Sense of Place
The world of Indian law and justice may not be perfect, but Native values remain largely intact and in fact may lead the way into the future, prominent attorneys indicated April 27...
Scanlon Seeks High Court Permission to Renege on $20M Restitution to Indian Nations
Gale Courey Toensing
The former partner-in-crime of convicted Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff is asking the highest court in the country for permission to renege on his commitment to pay around $20 m...
Repatriation and Reburial of Ancient Remains Delayed
The fate of the nearly 10,000-year-old remains unearthed in 1976 during renovation work at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) chancellor’s house in La Jolla, Californ...
Round Valley Indian Tribes Receive $8.5M in Renumeration From the United States
On April 11, President Barack Obama and his administration announced its intent to settle claims of mismanaged funds with 41 tribes totaling $1.023 billion as reported by Indian Co...
Senator Who Sought Indian Tobacco-Tax Gets 7 Years on Corruption Charges
Gale Courey Toensing
A former state senator who relentlessly attacked the Seneca Nation of Indians and other indigenous communities for selling tax-free cigarettes on Indian reservations has been sente...
More Conservatives Criticize Tribal Courts; White House Rebuts
WASHINGTON – More foes of tribal courts are making themselves known in the battle to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), legislation currently under consideration in...
Lack of First Nation Self-Governance
When it comes to self-governance, Canadian First Nations are both ahead of and behind their counterparts in the United States. The comparisons are enlightening...
Federal Court Directs Human Rights Tribunal to Hear Child-Welfare Case
Aboriginal leaders and human rights advocates are hailing a federal court ruling that requires the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to take on a case it had dismissed involving fundi...
Ninth Circuit Rules Against Proving Citizenship, but For Voter ID
Setting the stage on a national level for this year’s elections, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on April 17 ruled that part of voter registration provisio...
U.S. Senator Worries Tribal Courts Will Imprison ‘Any American’
WASHINGTON – Sen...
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