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Thing About Skins
Eli Secody readies for release of his new album
PHOENIX – After taking a nearly three-year break from the recording studio, Eli Secody, Dine’, is gearing up for the April release of his new album, “Rhythm of a Songmaker.” Since ...
Annual First Americans in the Arts awards held
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The 14th Annual First Americans in the Arts award ceremony honored the stars of Indian country on March 25 at the Beverly Hills Hilton...
McCain’s ‘one good shot’ at trust reorganization stalls in Congress
WASHINGTON – The “one good shot” promised by Sen...
The Nations’ Capital: How to enhance the value of charitable gifts
VISTA, Calif. – Giving to charity can satisfy a desire to give back to communities and help the less fortunate...
Let the games begin Please get your facts straight Politician’s rant misrepresents reality
One of the weekly newspapers in central New York recently published an op-ed piece written by state Assemblyman Brian Kolb...
Family chemical company thrives on hard work
ROCK HILL, S.C. – At 70 years old, Jim Oxendine, Lumbee, still goes to work every day. “We just about out-grown this place,” he said recently. “We have to expand...
Indian rights of way and echoes of the 19th century
A. David Lester
In 1532, Spanish theologian Franciscus de Victoria prevailed in a vigorous debate over the rights of the peoples of the New World that Indian tribes should not be deprived of their...
Three Affiliated Tribes at a crossroads: Which energy path?
Tex Hall is eager to bring a synfuels refinery and other tribal energy resources into the market...
Fire Thunder’s choice worthy of respect
Cecilia Fire Thunder, the embattled first female president of the Oglala Sioux Nation in South Dakota, caught a tiger by the tail when she pronounced herself an entrenched supporte...
Indigenous sentiment kindles immigration rights marches
Nearly three-quarters of a million people marched in major cities around the United States March 26 to protest foolish punitive legislation on “illegal” immigration...
News from the Pacific Northwest
Energy assistance funds available SEATTLE – Some $461,268 in federal block grant money has been allocated to help families in Washington state, including Native communities, pay th...
Colville reject mining
NESPELEM, Wash. – Voters on the Colville reservation decisively rejected the mining referendum when the votes were officially tallied on March 23...
Border concerns of Native communities addressed
CORNWALL, Ontario – Since Sept. 11, 2001, the U.S. government has taken many steps to secure the country and protect it from terrorists. Communities along both of the U.S...
School district attracts lawsuit for discrimination
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sam Antoine was a sixth-grader when he became a criminal...
Nations come together to change trust reform act
FORT YATES, N.D. – Tribes from different regions came together in a historic meeting to find common ground in order to provide input on the proposed Indian Trust Reform Act...
IGRA reforms go to full Senate
WASHINGTON – The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs voted by voice March 29 to send a bill amending the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act out of committee to the full Senate, a move lon...
Drugs and cold cases new focus of Justice Department
YAKAMA NATION, Wash. – U.S...
Florida court goes easy on Abramoff as congressional investigation goes on
MIAMI – Jack Abramoff will wear prison clothes for at least five years and 10 months, and they will perhaps suit him better than the trenchcoat-over-bulletproof-vest look he was cu...
Words from the wiser side of life: Louis Pitt on life and education as the great equalizer
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have all the usual education programs set up – and all the usual frustrations getting them to work as intended...
Language restoration a top priority at Mashantucket conference
Gale Courey Toensing
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