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Cuomo Recognizes Indian Nations and Leaders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, NYS, Governor Cuomo, politics, news, usa )

- 1594 days ago -
In 2013, Cuomo and the Oneida Indian Nation reached a historic agreement to resolve all outstanding disputes regarding the status of the Nation's lands, property taxes, sales taxes and gaming at Turning Stone Resort Casino according to a OIN press relea
NATIVE AMERICAN NEWS: Sacred Arizona Site Under Siege Pending House Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, congress, ethics, native rights, mining interests, environment, news, usa )

- 1712 days ago -
On Thursday, the House will vote on a bill that would direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey more than 2,400 acres of U.S. Forest Service land in southeast Arizona to the Resolution Cooper Mining Co. Enactment of the bill would allow Resolution C
TAKE ACTION NOW! Purchase Wounded Knee, SD to Return to the Sioux Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, housing, society, politicsu.s., congress, ethics, government, world, WOUNDED KNEE, native rights )

- 1719 days ago -
The Wounded Knee Massacre site is up for sale by a private owner, James Czywczynski, who is non-Native. Ownership of this land was stripped from the people of Pine Ridge by the Dawes Act of 1887.
Senate Comm. Weighs Critical Affordable Housing Bill For Natives
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, housing, society, politicsu.s., congress, ethics, government )

- 1753 days ago -
Testimony about a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) of 1996 topped the meeting of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
No Tribal Leaders at First Council on Native American Affairs Meeting Read More at Http://Indiancountrytodaymedia network.Com/20
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, politics, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, affordable housing, politics, obama, freedoms )

- 1756 days ago -
The first meeting of the White House Council on Native American Affairs took place July 29 without tribal leaders present.
Supreme Court Decision Rolls Back Voting Rights for S.D. Indians
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, society, native rights, immigrants, Mexico Border War, world, usa, rights, culture, violence, government )

- 1769 days ago -
If residents of Wanblee, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, want to vote in the courthouse in Kadoka, they must make a 50-plus-mile round trip via this South Dakota Badlands highway. Access to voting has been a continual issue for tribal members arou
Montana's Native Vote Could Decide US Senate Control
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, usa, native rights, native vote, congress, government, elections )

- 1854 days ago -
The decision of U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) not to run in 2014 means that the state's Native vote could be very important next year
Organization Works to Bring Native Elders Into Affordable Housing in Minnesota
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, politics, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, affordable housing, politics, obama, freedoms )

- 1865 days ago -
The American Indian Community Development Corporation (AICDC) recently began the construction of affordable apartments in southern Minneapolis.
Sequestration Is Devastating Schools On America's Indian Reservations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, politics, native rights, native education, sequestration, government, ethics, news, politics, obama, freedoms )

- 1880 days ago -
The automatic budget cuts that went into effect on March 1 are already having a devastating impact on education and health services on American Indian reservations, where poverty and unemployment rates are already sky-high...
Ryan and the GOP Revictimizing Native Women for Political Purposes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa )

- 2095 days ago -
Republicans in the U.S. House, including Todd Akin and Paul Ryan, are blocking the expanded authority that tribal police need to deal with violent non-Indian offenders of Native American women on Indian land.
TAKE ACTION NOW! IHS: Stop Blocking Native Women's Access to Emergency Contraception!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, native health, native rights, native women \\, women's rights, equal access to healthcare for native wo, usa, politics, news, government, ethics, abuse )

- 2097 days ago -
A recent roundtable report by the Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center found that women are often told they have to see a doctor or have a prescription to get emergency contraception they are entitled to by law.Native women deserve and
A PORTRAIT OF NATIVE ACTIVISM: "We Are All Indigenous to Mother Earth, But We Have Forgotten"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, freedoms, safety, culture, society, NATIVE RIGHTS, politics, education, interesting, government, news, politics, usa, corruption, ethics )

- 2114 days ago -
Among Tiokasin Ghosthorse's childhood memories is the "reign of terror" that engulfed the Lakota native reservations from 1973 to 1976 following the 72-day indigenous occupation at Wounded Knee.
NAJA Concerned About Mainstream Media's Portrayal of Native Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, freedoms, usa, culture, society, journalism, stereotypes, native rights, americans, abuse, media, media, government, politics )

- 2116 days ago -
The Native American Journalists Association has become concerned over language used by several mainstream media outlets recently that evoked stereotypes and falsehoods about Native Americans and their history.
California Tribes Suing to Halt Construction of Wind Factory on Sacred Land
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, government, native rights, news, media, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, nature )

- 2183 days ago -
Three days after Interior's approval, the Quechan Tribe filed a lawsuit against the Interior Department and its officials in U.S. District Court seeking a temporary restraining order to stop the project. Coyote Mountain and the Ocotillo Desert that surro
UN Official Calls for US Return of Native Land
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, native rights, UN, human rights, news, government, freedoms, usa )

- 2212 days ago -
A UN special rapporteur has called for the US to restore tribal lands, including the Black Hills of South Dakota, site of Mount Rushmore.

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