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The Week That Was
'The Guardian' Is a Symbol for All
Jude Schimmel Honored With 'Jude Song'
SCIA Hearing Highlights Responsibilities
Video Flyover: The Land That Gives Life
Natives Still Here and Caring for Land
Self-Regulation of Class II Gaming
Comanche Boy in Denmark for Next Bout
Leonard Nimoy, My Vulcan Savior
World Out of Balance
Investing in the Future of Tribes
Moon and Jupiter Dance Again
Eating Paleo Starting With Sweet Potatoe
1st Marijuana Conference Creates a Buzz
The Myth of the Post-Racial Society
Arvel Bird: Still Sharing the Love
Tatanka Means' Standup Comedy
Calif. Gaming Conference on Drought
Changing Currents Increased NE Sea Level
3 Alliances Between Africans and Natives
Thing About Skins
RIT heads to the nation’s capital for its 25th Big Shot photography project
WASHINGTON – A longtime Rochester Institute of Technology event that highlights the spirit of community and volunteerism while generating a spectacular nighttime photograph heads t...
Update on Recovery Act funds for education
Babette Herrmann, Today correspondent
WASHINGTON – As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act , tribes are beginning to see money going toward education...
Ancestral remains returned to tribe
The Onondaga Indian Nation will bury the ancestral remains of 180 individuals next month, ending a long-standing dispute with the New York State Museum...
Federal Court Ruling - LI Tribal Smoke Shops
Judge Carol Bagley Amon, a federal judge in Brooklyn, has ruled that businesses that sell cigarettes on Indian tribal lands are not exempt from federal, New York State or New York ...
Keats, Sr. 16 years as Arena Director
Michael L. Keats Sr. will serve as the Arena Director for the Wovoka Days Powwow here this weekend in Yerington...
Cahuilla Month event honors history of tribe
In September, the history of Palm Springs will be presented through the perspective of the area's first residents, the Cahuilla people...
Amid budget woes, Paterson to renew push for Catskills casinos
With the state's fiscal problems, Gov...
Gone but not forgotten
S.E. Ruckman, Today correspondent
A s Comanche children who died around 1900 in the smallpox epidemic, their resting spots were known for decades, but unmarked...
Unkechaug seeks dismissal of Bloomberg’s federal case
Gale Courey Toensing
Editors Note: As Indian Country Today was going to press, the U.S...
Big grant to help Blackfeet with water project
The Blackfeet Community Water Project has received the $1.5 million grant that officials needed to jump-start construction of the often-delayed project, according to Browning Mayor...
Millican Valley pictograph site listed nationally
The Associated Press
Judge again denies return of cigarettes to Cayuga Indians
A state judge for a second time refused yesterday to order the return of 176,000 cartons of cigarettes seized in November during raids on the Cayuga Indian Nation's two upstate con...
Mashantuckets' $2.3B debt restructuring could answer unknowns about Indian casinos defaulting
For months, the recession's effect on tribally owned casinos has been raising troubling questions in Indian Country. What would happen if a tribal casino defaulted? Could the U.S...
Peru Natives complain of persecution, may restart protests
Renzo Pipoli, Today correspondent
P eru Native groups keeping ancestral ways of life may restart protests unless President Alan Garcia makes good on promises to heal dozens of Natives with bullet wounds following t...
Interior secretary tours proposed Ariz. mine site
Bob Christie, Associated Press Writer
PHOENIX – Compromise is possible on a proposed copper mine in southeastern Arizona that’s thought to contain the largest undeveloped deposit of high-grade copper in the world, Inte...
Indian country mourns loss of Sen. Edward Kennedy
Chris Stearns, Today correspondent
SEATTLE – Sen. Edward M. Kennedy passed away at the Kennedy family compound in Hyannis Port, Mass. Aug. 26. He was 77...
Andean Journal: Protecting the Inka Legacy
José Barreiro, Special to Today
Editor’s note: José Barreiro is assistant director of research at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. He filed this report from Cuzco, Peru...
Stevens: They came to us first
Ernest L. Stevens Jr.
M uch talk has been made recently of Indian tribes meeting with the administration or Congress, but history shows us that the United States came to see us first...
Recognizing the Passing of Senator Edward Kennedy
The National Indian Education Association extends our deepest condolences to the family and colleagues of Senator Edward Kennedy...
For Ecuador’s indigenous nations: A new constitution and familiar problems
David Dudenhoefer, Today correspondent
D ecades of activism by Ecuador’s indigenous peoples have earned them considerable political power, and last year the government approved a constitution that incorporates many of t...
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