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Charlotte Hofer, Special to Today
11/30/09
T he only words more devastating than, “You have cancer,” are hearing the words, “You have cancer, and we didn’t find it early enough.” There’s been a lot of talk about cancer scre...
Staff reports
11/30/09
WASHINGTON – Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced the availability of up to $10 million in grants to help reach American Indian an...
Staff reports
11/30/09
MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis American Indian Center received a $149,770 planning grant from the Administration for Native Americans for the Healing Generations project...
The Associated Press
11/30/09
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Alaskans are losing the battle of the bulge. A Centers for Disease Control study says Alaska is the most overweight state this side of Texas...
Mark Trahant
11/30/09
T he month of December promises to be full of drama: Will the Senate pass health care reform? Is there enough time to debate the hundreds of expected amendments before Christmas?...
11/30/09
PROBLEM I’m a mama’s boy through and through. Nothing wrong with that, right?...
11/30/09
THE POLITICAL BATTLE over plans for a Nevada-style casino on the shores of San Francisco Bay demonstrates that our elected leaders cannot be counted on to maintain a consistent pri...
11/30/09
Even in third grade, Susan Devan Harness knew she didn't belong in the white world. She already was being called "squaw girl" by classmates...
11/30/09
Bill Voelker has spent his life working with eagles and other birds important to his people...
11/30/09
The federal government would pay schools to stop using nicknames, mascots or logos it considers derogatory, if a New Jersey congressman's bill becomes law. The proposal from U.S...
11/30/09
Florida still hasn’t complied with a federal mandate to sign a “gaming compact” with the Seminole Tribe of Florida because of the many competing interests that have stepped forward...
11/30/09
It took 400 years, but an apology was made on Friday by the Collegiate Church community to the Lenape tribe for their suffering and dehumanization...
11/30/09
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is putting its future gambling interests in the hands of the company responsible for bankrolling Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut...
11/30/09
A three-year federal grant used to fund youth suicide prevention programs in North Dakota is expiring, and the state’s application for another grant was denied, raising uncertainty...
Rob Capriccioso
11/30/09
The Supreme Court has ruled in Carcieri v. Salazar that tribes not under federal jurisdiction as of 1934 cannot follow a longstanding land-into-trust process...
Marty Two Bulls Sr.
11/30/09
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Letter to the Editor
11/30/09
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Interior must account for billions of dollars in mismanaged Indian trust funds...
Gale Courey Toensing
11/30/09
PHOENIX – The National Indian Gaming Association has called for the immediate resignation of National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Philip Hogen and asked the Obama administrat...
Shadi Rahimi
11/27/09
SAN FRANCISCO – It began and ended like any other prayerful sunrise ceremony on Alcatraz Island. Crowds bundled in layers of clothing huddled onto ferries...

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