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Miccosukee Indians detail $10 million in checks to tribe’s former lawyers in Miami

Accused of fabricating evidence, the Miccosukee Indians have taken the extraordinary step of disclosing about 400 checks totaling more than $10 million that were cashed by their former lawyers before the tribe sued them for alleged malpractice. Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/09/25/3020365/miccosukee-indians-detail-10-million.html#storylink=c...

 

Oglala Lakota Elders Protest Theft of Funds

On Aug. 31, approximately 22 Oglala Lakota elders occupied the Oglala District Community Action Program (CAP) office in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, to protest the alleged theft of more than $10,000 in federal funds. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/09/25/oglala-lakota-elders-protest-theft-of-funds-135673 http://indiancountrytodaymediane...

 

Natuashish vote overshadowed by addictions

Addictions and other social problems in the isolated Innu community of Natuashish in northern Labrador have again emerged as a critical health issue just as residents prepare to vote for new leaders....

 

HUD confirms no extra $18 million

PEMBROKE — Members of the Lumbee Tribal Council were wrong last week when they said that more than $18 million the tribe has in its coffers is money held over from previous fiscal years dating back to 2007, according to a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development....

 

Arctic ice melt sets record; UW scientist studies effects

This summer the ice melt over the Arctic Ocean surpassed the previous record set in 2007 and did so by a wide margin, an area larger than the state of Texas....

 

Turning lemons into lemonade pays off for local girls

HOTEVILLA, Ariz. - Wanting to buy the latest techno-game, DVD, maybe saving for a new bike or even just to be able to carry around some "cold hard cash" becomes a serious motivator for many Native rez students to develop early "marketing ideas" about how to raise some money they can call all their own....

 

Center reaches out to Native youths

The American Indian Resource Center of Marathon County, or A.I.R.C, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of Native American people and the community through culture and education....

 

CU Denver gets grant to help reduce chronic disease in American Indians, native Alaskans

DENVER — The University of Colorado Denver has received nearly $2.9 million in federal grant money to help reduce chronic diseases in American Indians and native Alaskans....

 

University of Windsor program targets First Nations youth

The University of Windsor on Monday officially launched new program designed to encourage First Nations youth to pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math....

 

Mistreatment 150 years ago impacts present culture

It was 150 years ago that a broken promise between the U.S. government and the Santee Sioux erupted into warfare on the Great Plains....

 

Brush Fire Kills 1, Burns 30 Homes Near Campo

One person has died in a fast-moving brush fire that burned 30 homes near Campo in San Diego's East County....

 

Dead Oregon inmate suspected in B.C. Highway of Tears killing

SURREY, B.C. - RCMP say they believe a deceased Oregon inmate is responsible for at least one of the murders along British Columbia's so-called Highway of Tears....

 

Two Sentenced To Prison For Manslaughter In Lummi Nation

LUMMI NATION, Wash. -- Two killers from the Lummi Nation will be going to prison. Twenty-four-year-old Johnathan Phair and 22-year-old Dezi-Rey Louie pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter yesterday afternoon for the death of Lamar James....

 

Obama Wants NFL Referees Back

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Metro) -- President Obama is weighing in on the labor dispute between the NFL and the referees. When asked what he thought about the conclusion of the Monday Night Football game between the Packers and the Seahawks, Obama responded "we've gotta get our refs back." The President also tweeted a bi-partisan message that read "NFL fans on both sides of the aisle...

 

Man Indicted on Charges of First-Degree Murder and Child Abuse on Fort Mojave Indian Reservation

Phoenix, Arizona - On September 21, 2012, Matthew Lee Smith, 30, of Mohave Valley, Arizona, had his initial appearance in federal district court in Phoenix. On August 22, 2012, a federal grand jury in Phoenix returned an indictment against Smith for two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of child abuse, one count of assault with intent to commit murder, two counts of...

 

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