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Incident At Oglala   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Incident At Oglala, American Indian, Native American, AIM, Wounded Knee, Leonard Peltier, Political prisoner, frame up, history, South Dakota, USA, movie )

- 1986 days ago -
Produced and narrated by Robert Redford, directed by Michael Apted, 'Incident at Oglala' bares the bones of "one of the most infamous political frame-ups in modern U.S. history."
The Obama Administration and the American Indian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, American Indian, Native American, Politics, President Obama, worldwide hippies news )

- 2685 days ago -
The White House's policy towards American Indians is better than it in past administrations, but still not consistently good enough
Tribes Question Foster Group's Power And Influence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native American, children, Congress, Indian Child Welfare Act, foster care, South Dakota, reservations )

- 2697 days ago -
.... State officials say Children's Home and other organizations like it are necessary. But Native American tribes say their children don't need to be there. Instead, they should be placed with their relatives or tribal members.
ACTION ALERT: SIGN PETITION: Grant Clemency to Native American Activist Leonard Peltier Without Delay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACTION ALERT: SIGN PETITION, U.S. ONLY, President Obama, Clemency, Leonard Peltier, Native American, freedom, justice, Time-Sensitive Signatures )

- 2763 days ago -
10th Circuit Court of Appeals: "...Much of the government's behavior... and its prosecution of Leonard Peltier is to be condemned. The government withheld evidence. It intimidated witnesses. These facts are not disputed." While others were acquitted ...
Profile: Melinda Gopher, Blackfeet/Ojibwe, Eyes US House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native American, woman, seeks, US house )

- 3265 days ago -
HELENA -- Through her family's history, Melinda Gopher knows that one person can make a difference, no matter how difficult the odds or how great the financial disadvantages
San Manuel Supports American Indian Veterans Memorial
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native American, veterans, memorial )

- 3321 days ago -
RIVERSIDE - They were among the Marines who raised the stars and stripes atop Mount Suribachi during the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima. American Indian code talkers from 13 tribes relayed critical communications using their native languages to stump
American Indian Group Is First To Back DOJ Tax Nominee in 2010
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native American, woman, tax division, nominee )

- 3357 days ago -
The All Indian Pueblo Council, a group representing 20 Pueblo Indian Nations in the Southwest, announced its support for Tax Division nominee Mary L. Smith, a member of the Cherokee Nation, in a letter to Senate leaders last week. This is the second time
Leonard Peltier: Latest Statement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indigenous, political prisoner, injustice, "JustUs", freedom, corruption, FBI cover up, support, Native American, action, international campaign, human rights )

- 3358 days ago -
Like the many families directly affected by this whole series of events, my family's tears have not been in short supply. Our tears have joined all the tears from over 500 years of oppression.
Native American Boy Fights Texas School Over Hair Cut
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Human rights, Indigenous rights, Native American, religious rights, child, ethics, school, Texas )

- 3579 days ago -
A Native American boy is fighting a Texas school district for the right to keep his long hair. A small rural school district in Fort Bend County Texas wants to force Adriel Arocha to cut his hair in compliance with the terms of the school district's dress
Guest Opinion: Indian Colleges: One of U.S.'s Best-Kept Secrets
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native american, american indian, college, Higher Education, disparity, unfair, congress, dishonesty, economy, government, lies, propaganda )

- 3765 days ago -
"It was appropriations time and I was frankly shocked to discover that a federally chartered college like Howard University, a school for African-American students, was getting $13,000 per student while the tribally controlled Indian colleges were getting
American Indians Swindled Out of More Than $100 Billion in Oil, Gas, Grazing, Timber and Other Royalties Overseen By the Interio
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States, Federal, State, American Indian, Native American, Suit, Indian Trust Fund, Department of the Interior, Land, Fairness, DOI, Government, Law, Government, Corruption, Oppression )

- 3965 days ago -
It has been 12 years since a group of American Indians sued the government, saying Washington had cheated them out of profits from land royalties since 1887. All the while, the plaintiffs grow older, nearing the end of their lives, uncertain if even
Oglala Sioux Could Regain Badlands National Parkland
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, government, native american, indigenious people, Oglala Sioux )

- 3967 days ago -
The National Park Service is contemplating doing just that: giving the 133,000-acre southern half of Badlands National Park back to its rightful owners
Navajobama - Tell What You Think About It....
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, native american, navajo, fashion, t-shirt )

- 4057 days ago -
Tell us what you think about the "Navajobama" T-shirt, on sale at, along with other Sen. Barack Obamawear.
Native Women Prone to Sexual Abuse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics, Native American )

- 4058 days ago -
Native American women are more likely to become victims of sexual assault during their lifetimes, and their predators are less likely to be prosecuted or serve stiff prison sentences.
Tribes Express Gratitude for Gift of Winter Warmth
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: indigenous, Native American, usa, venezuela )

- 4083 days ago -
Speaking for hundreds of people like Garreau, tribal representatives from throughout the United States gathered Thursday at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel to extend their appreciation to the Venezuelan people and Citizens Energy Corp. for the help that ar

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