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Letter to the Editor
1/30/09
Indian Country Today is to be commended for covering the latest news in Indian country concerning the taxation of cigarettes...
Letter to the Editor
1/30/09
I was disappointed that President Barack Obama mentioned so little about the plight of the First Americans (while the world was watching) in his inaugural speech on Jan. 20...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/30/09
BUFFALO, N.Y. – A New York judge has extended a ban against a cigarette tax bill aimed at forcing reservation smoke shops to collect taxes for the state. At a hearing Jan...
Rob Schmidt, Today correspondent
1/30/09
LOS ANGELES – For the third year in a row, the Creative Spirit Script-to-Screen competition produced two polished films in a frantic week of shooting and editing. On Oct...
Letter to the Editor
1/30/09
So, when will one of our own kind run for Commander-in-Chief?...
Neva Reece, Today correspondent
1/30/09
T he Klamath River basin has been the scene of an upstream and sometimes uphill battle that has resulted recently in an apparent victory for tribes, agriculture and commercial fish...
Letter to the Editor
1/30/09
T he news of an inclusion of nearly $3 billion for American Indian tribes as part of the economic stimulus bill has spread quickly through Indian country, prompting some optimism, ...
Kate Harries, Today correspondent
1/30/09
TORONTO – “The word civilization – when used to denigrate peoples classed as ‘savage’ by colonizers – has an explosive power,” author Charles Mann wrote in “1491, New Revelations o...
Neva Reece, Today correspondent
1/30/09
Earlier this month Nick Tucker of the Emmonak village in the Yukon River Delta wrote a letter detailing conditions for families in his community; he spoke of choosing between food ...
Rob Schmidt, Today correspondent
1/29/09
LOS ANGELES – By now you may have heard the hype surrounding the film “The Exiles.” How Kent Mackenzie made the 1961 docudrama about displaced Indians before dying prematurely...
Vincent Schilling, Today correspondent
1/29/09
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va...
Staff reports
1/29/09
TORONTO – The ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is an international festival that celebrates works by indigenous people on the forefront of innovation in film, video, radio ...
Steven Newcomb
1/29/09
W hile campaigning for the U.S. presidency, Barack Obama gave a statement of support for American Indian sovereignty that was unprecedented by a presidential nominee...
1/29/09
The nickname of the athletic teams in a small local school district has led to a spirited debate on tradition, cultural sensitivity and political correctness...
1/29/09
A U.S. District Court judge removed on Monday, Jan. 26, what would appear to be the last legal measure blocking a proposed $200 million casino project in Bradley...
1/29/09
Amidst continuing turmoil, dates have been set for election of the Hopi chairman and vice chairman...
1/29/09
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced Wednesday that she has drafted legislation that would prevent the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians from expanding Casino San Pablo...
1/29/09
Mirroring the state economy, the amount of money Arizonans are spending at tribal casinos continues to slide...
1/29/09
The Tulare County Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee is seeking applications from local groups wanting part of a $535,038 grant...
1/29/09
Before the state of Oregon celebrates its 150th birthday in February, more deeply rooted cultures will celebrate, adding a more seasoned, farther-reaching historical dimension to t...

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