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Articles from the September 28, 2011 edition

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Barb and Mike Stillday at the Twins game

Barb and Mike Stillday at the Twins game on September 27, 2011. The Minnesota Twins avoided their 100th loss of the season, beating the Kansas City Royals 7-4....

 

Bemidji food co-op adds kitchen to boost local food producers

Bemidji, Minn. — The kitchen at the back of the new and expanded Harmony Co-op is unfinished, with exposed wiring and the smell of fresh drywall. But soon it will sport industrial refrigerators and double convection ovens and the air will smell of chocolate tortes. Cheryl Larson Krystosek, a baker and organic farmer,...

 
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Red Lake Foods Weekly Specials for Week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2011

Red Lake Foods Weekly Specials for Week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2011...

 
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Senior Interior and Indian Affairs officials to Attend Fifth Regional Tribal Consultation in Phoenix

Washington, D.C.— On Thursday, September 29, 2011, the United States Department of the Interior (DOI) Solicitor Hilary Tompkins, Deputy Associate Secretary Meghan Conklin, and Deputy Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs for Policy and Economic Development Jodi Gillette, will attend the fifth regional government-to-government tribal consultation regarding the Trust Land...

 

White House Native American Youth Challenge

Since the launch of the White House Native American Youth Challenge in early July, young people across Indian Country have been answering the President’s call to submit their stories of leadership and service in their communities. Native youth have been active and engaged throughout the summer; hundreds attended the National United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY)...

 

Southwest Regional Tribal Leaders Address Cobell Trust Land Consolidation Program with Federal Officials

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Associate Deputy Secretary Meghan Conklin, Principal Deputy Special Trustee Ray Joseph today were in Albuquerque, N.M., for the fourth of six regional government-to-government tribal consultations regarding the Trust Land Consolidation component of the Cobell Settlement. The meetings with tribal leaders are a part of the Obama Administration’s commitment...

 

Judge says Cherokees violate voting rights, extends election

(Reuters) - A federal judge ruled that the Cherokees violated the voting rights of African-American members of the nation's second-largest Indian tribe, and he ordered an extension to the voting for chief....

 

Native group appeals to UN for help after funding denied for Missing Women inquiry

VANCOUVER -- The Native Women's Association of Canada has made a last-minute appeal to the United Nations for help after the group was denied funding to participate in the Missing Women inquiry, which begins next month. Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Native+group+appeals+help+after+funding+denied+Missing+Women+inquiry/5466823/story.html#ixzz1ZFB...

 

Aboriginal residential school survivors share stories

By the time it was 7-year-old Shirley Williams’s turn to be sent off to residential school, her father had had enough....

 

Federal appeals court says tribe must pay state cigarette tax

YAKIMA, Wash. -- A federal appeals panel has upheld the state in its long-running battle to force Yakama tribal smoke shops to collect the $3.03 state cigarette tax from non-Indian buyers....

 

Denver man's sentence in 1975 death of American Indian cut from life to 20 years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Denver man convicted of first-degree murder for his role in the 1975 shooting death of an American Indian Movement activist has had his federal prison sentence reduced from life to 20 years, federal court documents show....

 

GAO: Indian Health Service needs increased oversight

The Government Accountability Office has found deficiencies in Indian Health Service’s (IHS) data collection on unfunded services, leading GAO to conclude that increased oversight is needed....

 

FNX Native Television Channel Launches

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – The first American Indian TV channel in the United States went on the air in Southern California September 25 with the launch of FNX: First Nations Experience Television....

 

Mold is suspect in building closure

Potentially harmful mold inside the tribe's Administration Building No. 1 has sent approximately 200 tribal employees packing....

 

Wife says PD escalated incident, lied

The alleged victim of a domestic violence case involving a Zuni Pueblo police officer lashed back this week, saying Navajo Nation police greatly overreacted and traumatized the family as a result....

 

New dose of teamwork fights reservation crime

While federal law enforcement and tribal counterparts have made progress toward working together on reservation crime, those involved say Native Americans still face more violence than average....

 

The Message of the Shawls: Understanding the Issues of Domestic Violence

“I am a survivor of domestic violence and this is my dance shawl. It represents the three times in my life that I have survived death...

 

'Racist' bake sale at UC Berkeley ignites furor

A student group at the University of California Berkeley has sparked a furor by staging a bake sale that charges customers differently based on their race and gender....

 

'Racist' bake sale at UC draws angry protest

BERKELEY -- A face-off on the UC Berkeley campus Tuesday pitted Democrats versus Republicans, pro-affirmative-action students versus those favoring race-blind policies and, ultimately, cupcakes versus brownies. Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/09/27/BABR1L9PQL.DTL#ixzz1ZFGdMHZY...

 

Attorneys File Another Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Catholic Diocese

MISSOULA, Mont. -- Forty-five Native American men and women claim they suffered sexual, physical and emotional abuse at the hands of Catholic clergy in Montana. "These Indian children were sexually molested by nuns and priests," said their attorney Blaine Tamaki. "Instead of being taught how to read and write, these children were taught distrust and betrayal...

 

Lawsuit filed alleging sexual abuse by nuns at St. Ignatius Mission

Nuns who taught decades ago at the St. Ignatius Mission's Ursuline Academy on the Flathead Indian Reservation came under fire for sexually abusing the children under their care in a lawsuit filed Tuesday against the Catholic Diocese of Helena. Read more: http://missoulian.com/news/local/article_ad8e68aa-e93f-11e0-a029-001cc4c03286.html#ixzz1ZFIUVnRG...

 

New lawsuit accuses Mont. nuns of abusing children

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A new sex abuse lawsuit filed Tuesday against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena is one of the first involving abuse by nuns toward Native American children, the plaintiffs' attorney said....

 

AIAI Chief Phillips Resigns Unexpectedly

Randall Phillips, Grand Chief of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI), will leave office on September 30, the AIAI has announced....

 

Quechan employee arrested for alleged threats

A Quechan Indian Tribe employee remains behind bars on 26 counts of weapons violations and threats after an alleged incident earlier this month at a tribal office in Winterhaven. Read more: http://www.yumasun.com/articles/paddock-73291-quechan-sheppeard.html#ixzz1ZFOQ13VZ...

 

Inebriated vet died in Salt Lake City Housing Authority care

Veteran Roy Cohoe moved into Sunrise Metro Apartments to start a new life with the help of the Salt Lake City Housing Authority....

 

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