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Cherokee Language Evolves Into Braille
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Judge sides with Kennecott mine developers
A state judge Tuesday recommended approval of two permits needed by Kennecott Eagle Minerals Co. to mine nickel and copper in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Richard A...
H1N1 Vaccine Available at Cherokee Nation Health Centers
The Cherokee Nation has announced that the H1N1 vaccine is now available at all tribal health facilities to all Cherokees and other Native Americans from a federally recognized tri...
Tribe restoring sturgeon habitat
Becky Kramer, The Spokesman-Review
BONNERS FERRY, Idaho (AP) – Four-inch long sturgeon frolicked in a hatchery tank comically flipping onto their backs to feed, then wriggling right side up...
Ecuador’s Amazonian Indian confederation faces varied threats
David Dudenhoefer, Today correspondent
A pproximately 100 representatives of Ecuador’s Amazonian Indian nations recently gathered in the community of Union Base, near the southeastern town of Puyo, to celebrate the inau...
EchoHawk makes first visit to northwest tribes
Tighter tribal membership policies could shrink Indian health care rolls
Carol Berry, Today correspondent
DENVER – Blood quantum rules could infuse some life into an Indian health system that is “starved, but not broken,” answering an oft-repeated theme at a recent IHS summit...
Miller: Will others follow Episcopal Church’s lead?
Robert J. Miller
D uring its 76th General Convention in California, the Episcopal Church adopted a resolution entitled “Repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery.” In adopting this resolution, the church...
Running for our lives
Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez
Enteros sets sights on Indian gaming
Babette Herrmann, Today correspondent
SANTA CLARA, Calif...
IHS summit grapples with agency’s role in national health care reform
Carol Berry, Today correspondent
DENVER – Things are looking up for IHS, but the agency must adapt to rapid changes in national health care reform and demonstrate willingness to improve, Dr...
Deal in works for water settlement with Montana tribe
Matthew Brown, Associated Press Writer
A plea for change
Letter to the Editor
M y name is Cheryl Little Dog and I’m a paraplegic in a wheelchair. I know what drinking and driving can take from you...
Newcomb: What would Vine Deloria say?
I n 1972, Vine Deloria Jr. wrote “An Open Letter to the Heads of the Christian Churches in America,” in which he challenged the Doctrine of Discovery...
Indian teens use rap to bare tribal problems
Kaitlin Manry, The Herald of Everett
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) – A 16-year-old boy with a red-and-black-checked bandana knotted around his neck leaned over a notebook and penned rap lyrics...
River Rock acquires rights to ‘60 Feet Six Inches’
OKLAHOMA CITY – River Rock Entertainment, LLC has acquired the motion picture rights to the novel “60 Feet Six Inches and Other Distances from Home: the (Baseball) Life of Mose Yel...
Cherokee company helps tribes save endangered languages
C herokee-owned Thornton Media of Banning, Calif...
UNRESERVED: American Indian Art and Fashion Alliance launches
NEW YORK – Gail Bruce and Michael Chapman, co-founders of UNRESERVED: American Indian Fashion and Art Alliance, announced a grant of $400,000 from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation...
‘7 Artists, 7 Teachings: Contemporary Great Lakes Native Art’
Nations seek N.Y. casinos
Gale Courey Toensing
A t least four tribal nations are pursuing opportunities to open casinos in New York, but a number of roadblocks need to be dismantled before any of them can move forward...
Changes to Texas gaming laws won’t come easy
S.E. Ruckman, Today correspondent
EL PASO, Texas – Any hopes that Indian tribes in Texas had to resurrect gaming in their state were laid to rest again after legislators voted down efforts to further a related bill...
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