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Idle No More: Canadian Union of Postal Workers Honors Attawapiskat Chief’s Strong Stand Against the Country's 'Moral Bankruptcy'

Nine days ago, when Idle No More rallies swept across Canada, Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence announced a hunger strike. The federal government seized financial control over her reserve last winter, after she declared a state of emergency over abysmal housing conditions and poverty. She has insisted to refuse food until a meaningful meeting takes place between...

 

Newest part of Cobell settlement could pump $430 million into South Dakota tribes

Just as payments to Native Americans from the landmark Cobell settlement are being mailed out, another part of that landmark settlement could pump more than $430 million into the hands of thousands of South Dakota tribal landowners over the next few years and along the way improve the quality of life on reservations for generations to come....

 

Idle No More Sweeps Canada and Beyond as Aboriginals Say Enough Is Enough

The second wave of Idle No More protests swept across Canada on Friday December 21, with support events held across the U.S. and as far away as Europe and New Zealand, less than two weeks after the movement burst onto the political scene on December 10....

 

Prince Albert city officials issue warning over Idle No More round dance

Prince Albert municipal officials have warned Idle No More organizers not to attempt a round dance in the Saskatchewan city’s main intersection during a planned rally Friday to coincide with the movement’s linked events around the world....

 

Drum circle at Miller Hill Mall raises concerns (with video)

About a dozen American Indian drummers and several dozen supporters gathered inside Miller Hill Mall on Saturday afternoon to stage a “flash” drum circle and round dance aimed to show solidarity with protests taking place in Canada....

 

Fawn Sharp: Inouye Best and Greatest Friend Tribes Ever Had

From the day Senator Daniel K. Inouye first stepped foot into Indian country he has been known as a friend, a brother and a champion of our people—to all indigenous people, in every state, in every region, in every sovereign Native nation and every council chamber, here in the United States and around the globe....

 

Senator Daniel Inouye: Integrity and Service That has Honored a Nation

The following is a reflection on the life of Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) from Brian Patterson, president of United South and Eastern Tribes....

 

NAFSA Honors the Life of Sen. Daniel Inouye

On December 17 at age 88, Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii), the second longest serving member of the Senate, walked on. In honor of the life of nine-term senator since January 1963, the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) issued the following statement yesterday:...

 

Non-Indians and Tribal Criminal Jurisdiction

According to current U.S. legal interpretations, non-Indian U.S. citizens are not subject to tribal criminal jurisdiction. A critical well-known case is where the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the non-Indian defendant Mark Oliphant could not be prosecuted under tribal court jurisdiction. The tribal court assumed jurisdiction of Oliphant because his crimes were committed within...

 

Ak-Chin Airport: Where Successful Business Takes Off

Arizona’s Ak-Chin Indian Community have long been tillers of the soil with about three quarters of their reservation—some 16,000 acres—under agricultural irrigation. Now the Tohono O’odham and Pima are taking to the sky with the dedication of the Ak-Chin Regional Airport in Maricopa, Arizona—the slogan: Where Successful Business Takes Off....

 

In Pelican Narrows chief makes $300,000, others lack running water, 6 children crammed into one home

Hundreds of kilometres to the west of Ottawa in northeastern Saskatchewan, a housing crisis on one small reserve has citizens frustrated and desperate....

 

The Pink Shawl Project: Native Women Wear Their Support for Breast Cancer Screenings

American Indian women sporting pink shawls at social events this year are likely showing their support for the American Indian Cancer Foundation’s (AICF) breast cancer awareness initiative in partnership with the Minnesota affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The Minneapolis, Minnesota-based AICF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was established to address the...

 

Louise Erdrich’s New Novel Is a Gripping Mystery and a Powerful Indictment of the Tribal Justice System

Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, The Round House (HarperCollins), is a fast-paced mystery that readers will have a hard time putting down until they’ve finished it. In the book, the winner of this year’s National Book Award for fiction, she takes readers back to the fictional reservation world she has created in several novels over the years....

 

Kahnawake Mohawk Territory to Host 2013 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

Many of Canada's top Aboriginal teenage hockey players will converge upon a small Mohawk community in Quebec next spring to decide national bragging rights....

 

Welker sets another NFL record

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Cherokee Nation citizen Wes Welker again has his name in the NFL record books....

 

Lapwai Lady Cats Honor Sandy Hook Victims

Support has been pouring in for the victims of the December 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut....

 

Cherokee teen arrested in school shooting plot

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – A small-caliber rifle and notes about a possible attack at Bartlesville High School were found at the home of a teenager accused of plotting to shoot classmates and detonate bombs, police said Dec. 17....

 

Idle No More Los Angeles, with Crystal Lightning, Sam Bear Paw, Adam Beach and more

Footage from the "Idle No More" Rally held in front of the Canadian Consulate in Los Angeles, to stand in solidarity with our Canadian and Indigenous relations throughout the world. With special apperances by native celebrities Red Cloud, Crystal Lightning, Sam Bear Paw, Adam Beach, and Hoop Dancer Sage Romero. Camera by Sage Romero, and Christina Ortiz. Cut and editied by...

 

Idle No More rumbles from Cairo to Ottawa, Prince Albert to Los Angeles

Patricia Stein, a Lakota from South Dakota, attached an Idle No More sign to the wall of the Canadian embassy in Cairo on Friday morning....

 

Lakota Moms and Babies Need Help: Support Lower Infant Mortality Through Healthy Start Program

The Lakota Healthy Start Program on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota dramatically lowers the infant mortality rate (IMR) by providing emotional care, nutrition, education and Lakota values to young at-risk moms and babies....

 

Add the Culturally Misappropriated Mayan Non-Apocalypse to the List of Failed Doomsday Predictions

From Hale-Bopp, the famous comet, to the near-forgotten Hen of Leeds, history is littered with failed apocalyptic predictions....

 

Mexico's ethnic Maya unmoved by 2012 "Armageddon" hysteria

IZAMAL, Mexico (Reuters) - Thousands of mystics, New Age dreamers and fans of pre-Hispanic culture have been drawn to Mexico in hopes of witnessing great things when the day in an old Maya calendar dubbed "the end of the world" dawns on Friday....

 

The incredible 'alien' like skulls discovered in a Mexican cemetery

Archaeologists digging in a 1,000-year-old pre-Hispanic cemetery in Mexico's South Sonora have uncovered a series of skeletons featuring signs of cranial deformation. The practice, which is well documented among Mesoamerican peoples, has never been seen this far north before — a strong indication that their cultural influence was far more prominent than previously...

 

Information needed on teen’s murder in Kamloops

Just before the Missing Women Inquiry report is set to be released today Kamloops had its fourth murder of 2012....

 

Cobell Payments Being Sent to Wrong Addresses; Special Master Appointed

Reports are surfacing of problems being experienced by some Cobell class members who say that the federal government does not have the correct addresses to send their settlement checks....

 

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