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Truth in Taxation Hearing and Federal Programs Public Hearing

Truth in Taxation Hearing Red Lake School District #38 will hold a Truth in Taxation hearing for taxes payable in 2013 on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. in the District Office Conference Room. Federal Programs Public Hearing Red Lake School District #38 will hold a federal programs public hearing on Monday, December 3,...

 

Plan calls for $20 billion in Minnesota transit tax hikes

Higher local sales taxes, gas taxes and vehicle fees are being pushed by Gov. Mark Dayton's task force on transportation and could help shape the debate on highway and transit funding as DFLers take control of the Legislature next year....

 

U.S. birth rate plunges to record low

The U.S. birth rate plunged last year to a record low, with the decline being led by immigrant women hit hard by the recession, according to a study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center....

 

Report: South Dakota breaks child-protection laws

South Dakota willfully has violated federal law by removing too many American Indian children from their homes and placing them in foster care with non-Indian families, the state's Indian Child Welfare Act directors said in a report they plan send to Congress....

 

Cobell: Too late for some

Earlier this month, Dennis Gingold, lead attorney in the 16-year-long Cobell lawsuit, sent a letter to nearly 500,000 American Indians nationwide saying they could see their individual $1,000 settlement checks as early as Christmas. The final chapter in the Cobell v. Salazar saga is nearing a close....

 

First Credit Union opens on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

KYLE, S.D. (AP) - The first credit union on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota has opened its doors for business....

 

Buy Native: ‘Red Friday—Holiday Indian Market’ to Support Native Vendors in the San Francisco Bay Area

The Native American Health Center in Oakland, California is joining the grassroots BUY NATIVE campaign by promoting local Indian entrepreneurs at its “Red Friday—Holiday Indian Market” event on November 30....

 

Farmington police, San Juan County Sheriff face abuse lawsuit from 2 American Indian families

FARMINGTON, New Mexico — Two American Indian families have filed a lawsuit against the San Juan County Sheriff's Office and the Farmington Police Department over alleged abuse of power....

 

Lawsuit filed against local law enforcement

FARMINGTON — The San Juan County Sheriff's Office, Farmington police and six officers were sued on Wednesday by two Native American families alleging abuse of power....

 

Dartmouth partners with Indian Health Service

HANOVER (AP) — Dartmouth College and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center have joined a partnership aimed at promoting the health of Native Americans across the country and developing leaders in the Native American community....

 

Income tax changes applied at First Nations university

An official with the First Nations University, says they are implementing changes to start deductions of federal income tax on First Nations employees who work in Saskatoon and Prince Albert....

 

Mexico’s crime wave has left about 25,000 missing, government documents show

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s attorney general has compiled a list showing that more than 25,000 adults and children have gone missing in Mexico in the past six years, according to unpublished government documents....

 

Lummi man pleads guilty in death of baby daughter

A Lummi tribal member who was frustrated by his baby daughter's crying squeezed her head between the bicep and forearm of his right arm....

 

Driver Charged in Crash That Killed Baby Had Previous DWI

CATTARAUGUS INDIAN RESERVATION, IRVING, NY - Erie County Sheriffs say a baby is dead following an accident that occured on a portion of Route 20 in the Town of Farnham....

 

Ex-whaling commission director gets prison time for embezzlement

Former Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission director Maggie Ahmaogak, who admitted to stealing from the nonprofit organization, was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in prison and ordered to pay back more than $393,000. Read more here: http://www.adn.com/2012/11/28/2707100/ex-whaling-commission-director.html#storylink=cpy...

 

Suspect waives preliminary hearing in Marty shooting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A 23-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting his uncle on the Yankton Sioux Indian Reservation in southeastern South Dakota waived a preliminary hearing on Wednesday....

 

New study affirms ice-sheet-loss estimates in Greenland, Antarctica

The giant polar ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are losing three times as much ice as 20 years ago, adding to the rising sea level that threatens low-lying coastal areas, according to a study hailed by scientists as the most accurate assessment of polar ice melt to date....

 

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