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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing Addresses Needs of Native Veterans

On May 25, just before Memorial Day weekend, the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held an Oversight hearing to discuss improvements to U.S. Government programs and services that assist American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian veterans. Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI) who is one of three U.S. Senators that is a veteran chaired the hearing. Read mor...

 

War leaves PTSD scars on American Indians

Ruben Ramirez earned a Bronze Star and three Purple Hearts as a World War II infantryman fighting Nazi troops in North Africa and Italy. The physical wounds he sustained in combat eventually healed. Not so his emotional injuries....

 

Memorializing the Indian Removal Act of 1830

Memorial Day in the Osage is a big deal, and deservedly so. Along with remembering the many Osages who have sacrificed their lives in military service to the United States (the original purpose of the holiday), people back home lovingly decorate graves as extensively as any community of people in the United States. I don’t often get to be there on Memorial Day, but when I do...

 

BIA officer goes after bullying on reservations

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –– People talk about bullies in schools these days, but Luticia Mann is doing something about it....

 

Epithet that divides Mexicans is banned by Oxnard school district

Rolando Zaragoza, 21, was 15 years old when he came to the United States, enrolled in an Oxnard school and first heard the term "Oaxaquita." Little Oaxacan, it means — and it was not used kindly....

 

History Center to debut Dakota War exhibit

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota History Center will open a new exhibit next month examining one of the toughest periods of the state's past: the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. The war may be best known for the largest mass execution in U.S. history, with the hangings of 38 Dakota men in Mankato on Dec. 26, 1862. But hundreds of whites and Dakota died in six weeks of violence...

 
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Red Lake Boys and Girls Club Summer Food Service Program

Beginning Friday, June 1st, 2012 the Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club are participating in the Summer Food Service Program. A cold breakfast will be provided to all club members’ ages 6-18 years old without charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age or...

 

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