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Chickasaw Nation slates hearing on Ada Transit Facility

A public hearing will take place from 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Chickasaw Nation Roads Program Office, located at 1901 N. Broadway in Ada, Oklahoma. The purpose of this public hearing is to promote public involvement and input from interested stakeholders for the Chickasaw Nation Ada Transit Facility. For...

 

DEED Awards $4.3 Million for Transportation Infrastructure

St. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded grants totaling nearly $4.3 million for four transportation infrastructure projects that will encourage economic growth. The funding was awarded through DEED’s Transportation Economic Development Infrastructure (TEDI) Program...

 

Efforts grow to help students evaluate what they see online

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Alarmed by the proliferation of false content online, state lawmakers around the country are pushing schools to put more emphasis on teaching students how to tell fact from fiction. Lawmakers in several states have introduced or passed bills calling on public school systems to do more to teach...

 

DREAM CLASSIC IV - MONDAY JANUARY, 15 2018

DREAM CLASSIC IV MONDAY JANUARY, 15 2018 ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL - 4029 28th Avenue S Game Day Schedule time home away 9 45am Fab 6th girls boys and girls club 10:45am Fab 5th boys champlin park 6a 11:45am lil teddies 8th Mpls flight squad 12 45pm WASHBURN G Red lake g 2...

 

As Native Americans Face Job Discrimination, A Tribe Works To Employ Its Own

When he started working as a bartender a few years ago in Seattle, Howie Echo-Hawk says he began experiencing discrimination. First, a bar manager told him to get a respectable haircut. “I had a Mohawk, which is the traditional style of my people and I wore it because of that,” he said. Echo-Hawk is a member of...

 

Mashantucket Pequots Swear In New Tribal Councilors

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — The tribe that owns and operates the Foxwoods Resort Casino has sworn in two new members of its leadership council. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation’s annual inauguration ceremony on Tuesday marked the start of the first terms for Matthew Pearson and Latoya Cluff....

 

Woman sentenced for drug trafficking on Menominee Indian Reservation

GREEN BAY, Wis. - A Neopit woman was sentenced Tuesday for selling synthetic cannabinoids on the Menominee Indian Reservation. Sheila Madosh, 53, was sentenced to 24 months in prison and 36 months of supervised release. https://www.nbc26.com/news/woman-sentenced-for-drug-trafficking-on-menominee-ind...

 

Payday Lender May Have to Forfeit $491 Million

PHILADELPHIA (The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS) - How much should a racketeering conviction cost a man who for years flouted Pennsylvania laws and preyed upon cash-strapped Americans to build one of the nation’s largest illegal payday-lending empires? More than $491 million, if the government has its way....

 

The biggest federal tax overhaul in 30 years: Native tribes not included

WASHINGTON — Congress passed some of the most significant adjustments to federal tax policy since 1986 in December. This tax reform by federal legislators does not afford tribal governments many of the benefits, incentives and protections available to state and local governments. The matter did not move forward...

 

Doors will close on mental health programs throughout Kent County due to budget cuts

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Hundreds of people battling mental illness in Kent County will lose a primary form of care and support within the coming weeks. A number of different programs that rely on funding from Network 180, the mental health care authority in the county, will no longer be able to operate due to...

 

Coroner: Missing Harrah woman died of head injury

YAKIMA, Wash. -- A Harrah woman who was reported missing Christmas Day died of a head injury, the Yakima County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday. The body of Destiny Lloyd, 23, was found Friday off Marion Drain Road near Harrah Road south of Harrah. An autopsy Tuesday found she died of a head injury sustained when she...

 

Court recognizes Native American hunting rights in Canada

COLVILLE, Wash. (AP) - The Supreme Court of British Columbia has upheld a Washington state man's right to hunt in the province by recognizing the traditional hunting grounds of his ancestors. The Northwest News Network reports the court last week ruled in favor of Richard Desautel, a member of the Colville...

 

Province loses Sinixt hunting appeal

In a historic decision, the Supreme Court of B.C. has ruled that the Sinixt are legitimately aboriginal people under the Constitution of Canada. Until Justice Robert Sewell’s decision last week, the group has been non-existent in the eyes of the provincial and federal governments as a result of the federal...

 

Ex-hostage Boyle charged with sex assault, confinement

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian man recently freed with his American wife and children after years being held hostage in Afghanistan has been arrested and faces at least a dozen charges including sexual assault, his lawyer said Tuesday Attorney Eric Granger said Joshua Boyle also faces assault and forcible confinement...

 

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