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'I send on a little Indian boy': Andrew Jackson's history of taking Indian children

Add this to the genocidal legacy of Andrew Jackson, America's seventh president: taking Indian children from their communities. According to "Quick Facts" by the National Park Service, Jackson sent at least three Indian children to his home and plantation in present-day Tennessee. All hailed from the historic Creek Nation, the...


How a Right-Wing Attack on Protections for Native American Children Could Upend Indian Law

A law key to preventing state welfare agencies from separating Indigenous children from their families is at risk of being overturned thanks to the yearslong effort of a network of libertarian and right-wing organizations. In the 1970s, between a quarter and a third of Indigenous children across the United States had been...


Man sentenced to 20 years for Pine Ridge Reservation killing

SIOUX FALLS (AP) – A South Dakota man has been sentenced for a 2016 homicide on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. A jury in 2017 found 46-year-old Marlin Iron Crow guilty of second degree murder. Authorities say Iron Crow killed a man in Porcupine by punching and kicking him in the head during an argument. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken sentenced Iron Crow to 20 years in...


House Committee on Natural Resources set to advance Indian Country bills

The House Committee on Natural Resources is meeting on Wednesday morning for a markup session. Three Indian Country bills of interest are on the agenda for the markup. They are:


Plan to ban single-use plastics has First Nations with long-term drinking water advisories worried

A plan to ban single-use plastics in Canada has First Nations with long-term drinking water advisories that rely on bottled water concerned about how they will be affected. Single-use plastics, as defined by the United Nations Environment Programme, are disposable plastics from packaging that are often intended to only be used...


15-month sentence for healing lodge worker convicted of sexual assault

The former acting director of the Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge has been sentenced to a jail term after he was convicted this past December of sexually assaulting two inmates in 2015. Stanley Dorie was given a 15-month sentence last week for one count of sexual assault and another 12-month sentence for the second count in a Swift Current provincial court. The sentences are to be...


GIFT SHOP CLERKS - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN

** 3-EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING ** GIFT SHOP CLERKS RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: June 17, 2019 CLOSES: July 1, 2019 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the direct supervision of the Gift Shop Manager is responsible to assist in overseeing operations of the Gift Shop...


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