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The Week That Was: February 7, 2016
Assimilation, Integration, Colonization
Dem Presidential Election is Fixed
HA HA! Comic Jonny R's The Ojibwe Outlaw
Native Humor: Pow Wow Jokes & Stick NDNs
Diné Beads, Sells Sports Medallions
Yo Mackelmore! Gyasi's White Privilege 3
Omaha Superbowl Invite to Peyton Manning
Video: Rare Blue Whale Mother and Calf
College Fund Ad to Increase Enrollment
NMAI Profile: Ken St. Marks
Six Super Bowl 50 Prop Bets
Osage Nation Wins Bid on Turner Ranch
USDA Investments Impact Rural America
Brown Changes Fall Holiday to IPD
Hillary and Bernie, Mano y Mano
USDA Microloans to Farmers Purchase Land
LA Tribe Gets $48mn for Climate Move
Giant Lake Disappears!
Cherokee Elder Talks Candy and Santa
Thing About Skins
Looking Ahead: 2016 Loaded With Big Changes for Indian Country
Tanya H. Lee
Important developments are expected in Indian country in 2016...
SCOTUS Grants Hearing in United States v. Bryant
On Monday, the United States Supreme Court granted a hearing in United States v...
Kevin Washburn Leaving BIA in January
Tanya H. Lee
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced today that Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn will step down in January...
Tribal Justice on Trial: Dollar General, Part II
This is the second in a series examining Dollar General v...
Pauma Council Member Majel-Dixon Candidate For NCAI Presidency
Juana Majel-Dixon, a force behind the passage – and subsequent renewal and expansion – of the Violence Against Women Act, is seeking election to the presidency of the National Cong...
Cladoosby Announces Campaign for Second Term As NCAI President
In Brian Cladoosby’s term as president of the National Congress of American Indians, the organization has worked to end the era of harmful Native American mascots; partnered with o...
US Fights Violence Against Indigenous Women
Tanya H. Lee
Ever since Keith Harper became the first member of a federally-recognized American Indian tribe to be appointed to a U.S...
Youth Key to Stopping Cycle of Violence Against Women
As a child, Jovanna Pasena felt unsafe. While growing up in New Mexico’s small San Felipe Pueblo, Pasena endured her father’s erratic and often violent behavior...
Maine Tribes Withdraw Legislative Reps in Historic Break with State
Gale Courey Toensing
The Penobscot Indian Nation and the Passamaquoddy Tribe took history into their hands last week when they permanently withdrew their representatives from the Maine legislature, end...
Are Tribal Courts Developed Enough For VAWA? Pascua Yaqui Proves It
The American Bar Association Journal summed up the situation this way in a recent article on Reclaiming Sovereignty: “Indian tribes are retaking jurisdiction over domestic violence...
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