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GOP 'Pledge' Would Strike Hard in Indian Country
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, republicans, democrats, indians, first nations, gop, pledge, Pledge to America, economy, elections )

Kelly
- 1549 days ago - crosscut.com
Then again the word "pledge" out to be of particular interest to Indian Country. Like it or not the United States made pledges to Indian Country, such as the one to provide health care.
BIA Public Hearing Gets Heated
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, BIA, culture, society, rights, ethics, freedoms, government, law, news, politics, government, lies, dishonesty )

Kat
- 2016 days ago - auburnpub.com
SENECA FALLS - Bureaucratic acronyms were not very popular Wednesday night at New York Chiropractic College, as hundreds of people descended on the school's gym to decry the BIA and its DEIS on an application by the CIN Government officials, business...
After Losing $20 Million in Equipment, Federal Health-Care Agency Won $500 Million Earmark in Stimulus; Agency's HQ Had 10 Piece
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, IHS, Health & Wellness, Economy, US government, culture, society, abuse, ethics, rights, humans, interesting, news, government, healthcare )

Kat
- 2016 days ago - cnsnews.com
(CNSNews.com) - The $787 billion stimulus bill that President Obama signed in February awarded the Indian Health Service with an earmark for $500 million in new funding, including $85 million specifically set aside for "health information technology...
House Approves Virginia Tribes' Federal Recognition Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, US government, House, Politics, culture, society, ethics, rights, interesting, freedoms, humans, americans, ethics )

Kat
- 2018 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
WASHINGTON - With the House of Representatives' June 3 approval, some members of six Virginia Indian tribes say they're hoping their federal recognition bill will become law this year. Members of the House approved for a second time the Thomasina E...
President Obama Announces Kimberly Teehee as Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, culture, society, ethics, government, obama, politics )

Kat
- 2018 days ago - whitehouse.gov
WASHINGTON - Today, in taped remarks to the 2009 National Congress of American Indians Mid-Year Conference, President Barack Obama announced the appointment of Kimberly Teehee as Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs. As a member of the...
Sign Petition: Release Leonard Peltier!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, AIM, Leonard Peltier, obama, government, GoodNews, ethics, cover-up, propaganda, americans, corruption, crime, constitution, freedoms, culture, society, ethics, freedoms, interesting, humans, politics, rig )

Tom
- 2022 days ago - change.org
Let President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, the Federal Prison system, Congress and the media know you HOLD THEM ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE SAFETY AND WELL BEING OF LEONARD PELTIER, and you WANT HIM RELEASED! Your emergency action is needed now.
Obama Wants EchoHawk at BIA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Obama, BIA, Dept. of Interior, culture, society, politics, ethics, rights, news, interesting, humans, americans, government, politics )

Kat
- 2085 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
WASHINGTON - Confirming previous reports by Indian Country Today, President Barack Obama announced April 10 that he plans to nominate Larry EchoHawk as assistant secretary for Indian affairs with the Department of the Interior...
Interior Secretary Vows Solution to Indian Crime
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, BIA, culture, society, rights, violence, safety, politics, news, interesting, ethics, crime, freedoms, americans, government, politics, crime )

Kat
- 2099 days ago - reznetnews.org
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- As the Obama administration sets out its agenda, tribes are wondering how the White House will handle the high crime rate on many of the nation's American Indian reservations. New Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says...
House Committee Passes Voter ID Legislation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, culture, society, interesting, humans, ethics, freedoms, news, politics, rights, americans, ethics )

Kat
- 2101 days ago - tulsaworld.com
OKLAHOMA CITY -- A state House committee voted along party lines Wednesday for legislation that would require voters to provide identification at the polls in spite of objections by Democrats who warned that the measure will result in eligible voters...
Splitting the Sky Vs G.W. Bush - First Day in Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, Natives, Indeginous Peoples, War Crimes, War Criminals, George W. Bush, cover-up, crime, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, bushadministration, news, politics, lies, media, terrorism )

Kat
- 2101 days ago - splittingthesky.blogspot.com
I went to court today and I had it put over to April 16th, 2009. The only charge that was read out in court was "Obstruction of a Peace Officer", so it appears that they are already backing away from their original allegations and charges, that I...
Office on Violence Against Women Makes Available $23.6 Million in Recovery Act Funds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, culture, society, women, violence, rights, ethics, interesting, humans, freedoms, news, politics, government, politics )

Kat
- 2102 days ago - nativebiz.com
The Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced that it is now accepting applications for $23.6 million in OVW Recovery Act funds to assist American Indian governments and tribal women's coalitions combat violence...
Birdwell Focusing on Indian Students
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Education, culture, society, politics, rights, interesting, americans, children, education, ethics, government, freedoms, government, news, GoodNews )

Kat
- 2106 days ago - tahlequahdailypress.com
As a young girl growing up in the Bell Community in Adair County, Stephanie Birdwell loved helping people. Today, she has turned that passion for aiding her community into a key position with the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Indian Education..
Politics Were Played in Defeating Indian Law/Health Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Health Care, BIA, culture, society, rights, freedoms, government, interesting, humans, health, news, sadness, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, ethics, lies )

Kat
- 2112 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
WASHINGTON - A $410 billion congressional omnibus bill has passed, but not before legislators wrangled over, and ultimately weeded out a $400 million amendment that would have strengthened law enforcement, health and water initiatives in Indian country.
Sign Petition: Executive Clemency for Leonard Peltier
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, AIM, Leonard Peltier, obama, government, GoodNews, ethics, cover-up, propaganda, americans, corruption, crime, constitution, freedoms, culture, society, ethics, freedoms, interesting, humans, politics, rig )

Tom
- 2113 days ago - ipetitions.com
Tell President Obama to give Executive Clemency to Leonard Peltier now. Convicted on the basis of fabricated and suppressed evidence, as well as coerced testimony, Leonard Peltier has been imprisoned for over 30 years for a crime he did not commit.
Va. Indian Tribes Deserve Federal Recognition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, BIA, culture, society, rights, americans, freedoms, ethics, government, humans, interesting, law, news, usa, ethics, government, lies, propaganda )

Kat
- 2114 days ago - timesdispatch.com
Virginia's Indians have earned the right to be cynical. Two years ago, six state tribes landed at the doorstep of federal recognition, only to have the mat snatched from underfoot. The bill stalled in the Senate after the conclusion of the feel-good...
 

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