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Department of Justice proposes legislation to help tribes combat violence against Native women in Indian Country

WASHINGTON - Today the Department of Justice proposed legislation that would significantly improve the safety of women in American Indian tribal communities and allow federal and tribal law-enforcement agencies to hold more perpetrators of domestic violence accountable for their crimes. "The Obama Administration has placed a high priority on combating violence against women in...

 

Cherokee Nation Supreme Court throws out election for chief of Okla.'s largest Indian tribe

TULSA, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation's Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the results of a disputed election to determine the chief of Oklahoma's largest Native American tribe following weeks of legal wrangling and multiple vote tallies that each came out with a different number....

 

USDA Designates San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona as a Primary Natural Disaster Area

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated the San Carlos apache Reservation in Arizona as a primary natural disaster due to losses caused by drought, high winds, excessive heat and wildfires that began Jan. 1, 2011 and continues. “Assistance is critically important for producers on the San Carlos Apache Reservation, especially in helping...

 

Federal government & tribal courts

For anyone interested in crime in tribal areas/domestic abuse/the justice system, here's a statement from a conference call featuring Tom Perrelli, the Associate Attorney General at the Justice Department. Please note (however you'd like) that it's an Obama administration officials the some of messaging reflects that. But I found the discussion of tribal crime interesting. It...

 

Sen. Lisa Murkowski Calls Attention to Sex Trafficking of Alaska Native Women

The Obama administration will discuss legislation today geared at combating violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women....

 

Native Mother Attacked and Beaten

CLOVIS, Calif. – On June 14th, also known as Flag Day, Patty Dawson dropped her Apache uncle off at the Fresno train station after a family visit, and headed for home around 2:30 p.m....

 

Teen who committed suicide had been in 22 foster homes

LYNNWOOD -- A boy who jumped to his death from a Lynnwood overpass in January had been on a waiting list for a bed at a state-run psychiatric hospital. He had been in 22 different foster homes since 1998....

 

Man indicted in Navajo police officer's killing

PHOENIX (AP) -- A federal grand jury has charged a Kaibeto (KY' bih toh) man with first-degree murder in last month's shootout that killed a Navajo Nation police sergeant....

 

Kiowa Teen−Suicide Prevention Program Succeeding

After conducting research for the Kiowa Tribe’s Injury Prevention program five years ago, Amy Cozad made a startling discovery about Caddo County, Oklahoma youth in the 15-to-24-year-old age range. “I found that youth suicide had been high—the second-leading cause of death for close to 20 years,” she says....

 

How am I an Indian chief? Man's search for birth father reveals astonishing truth

A man who put his DNA profile in an internet search engine was stunned to discover he is a chief of an American Indian tribe....

 

Administrative Support Assistant GS-303-5/6 - Red Lake Hospital

Job Title: Administrative Support Assistant GS-303-5/6 (RL-ZD01B/C)(ESEP/MPP) Department: Department Of Health And Human Services Agency: Indian Health Service Job Announcement Number: IHS-11-BJ-508246-ESEP/MP SALARY RANGE: $31,315.00 - $45,376.00 /year OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, July 21, 2011 to Wednesday, August 03, 2011 SERIES &...

 

USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Improve the Quality of Rural Housing

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that applications are being accepted for grants to eligible applicants to help low- and very-low-income rural residents repair their homes. "These funds help limited-income rural homeowners improve their living conditions,” Vilsack said. “The costs associated with maintaining a home are a...

 

Will FBI Raid Yield New Abramoff-Related Sleaze in the Deep South?

An FBI investigation of Mississippi Choctaw gaming facilities involves the tribe's ties to two Atlanta companies....

 

Reserve has new casino at site

HOGANSBURG — A group of traditional Mohawks are taking a bet by opening a new casino on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation....

 

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