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Cherokee Nation telling Stories of the Cherokee People, Bringing History and Culture to Life in the Nation’s Capital

Tue, 2015-04-07 14:19
Groundbreaking new television and online program being screened at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian April 10 (PRWeb April 07, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04/prweb12638100.htm

43rd annual powwow honors American Indian community

Tue, 2015-04-07 12:01
Tribal members throughout the Intermountain West and others will meet to honor the cultural and religious practices of the...

Ceramic Objects Yield Ancient Narratives of Central America's First Peoples

Tue, 2015-04-07 09:16
NEW YORK, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Museum of the American Indian's George Gustav Heye Center in New York and the Smithsonian Latino Center present "Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed," a major bilingual exhibition making its New...

Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Brief, Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Review Race-Based ...

Tue, 2015-04-07 07:30
Judicial Watch announced today that on March 12, 2015, it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation to file an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Abigail Fisher, a Texas resident ...

Kansas quietly passed religious objections law 2 years ago

Mon, 2015-04-06 16:21
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Religious objections measures in Arkansas and Indiana that prompted national criticism are similar to a law Kansas quietly enacted two years ago with the state's leading gay-rights group officially neutral. Since then, there has been a major shift in the political context surrounding the debate over ...

AP: Handful of holdout tribes dig in against gay marriage

Mon, 2015-04-06 15:40
Even if a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this spring makes same-sex marriage the law, it would leave pockets of the country where it isn't likely to be recognized any time soon: the reservations of a handful of sovereign Native American tribes, including the nation's two largest.

Handful of holdout tribes dig in against gay marriage

Mon, 2015-04-06 13:51
Even if a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this spring makes same-sex marriage the law, it would leave pockets of the country where it isn't likely to be recognized any time soon: the reservations of a handful of sovereign Native American tribes

A list of tribal laws prohibiting gay marriage - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

Mon, 2015-04-06 09:39
Below is a list of federally recognized Native American tribes that have laws either defining marriage as between a man and a woman or explicitly prohibiting same-sex marriages, along with excerpts of those laws.

Handful of Native American tribes dig in against gay marriage

Mon, 2015-04-06 09:37
Even if a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this spring makes same-sex marriage the law, it would leave pockets of the country where it isn't likely to be recognized any time soon: the reservations of a handful of sovereign Native American tribes, including the nation's two largest.

A list of tribal laws prohibiting gay marriage

Mon, 2015-04-06 09:22
Below is a list of federally recognized Native American tribes that have laws either defining marriage as between a man and a woman or explicitly prohibiting same-sex marriages, along with excerpts of those laws. At least 10 other tribes recognize same-sex marriages, while many more are silent on the matter.

Handful of Holdout Tribes Dig in Against Gay Marriage

Mon, 2015-04-06 08:53
Even if a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this spring makes same-sex marriage the law, it would leave a handful of Native American reservations where it isn't recognized.

AP: As Supreme Court weighs gay marriage, some Native American tribes dig in against it

Mon, 2015-04-06 08:37
Even if a U.S. Supreme Court ruling this spring makes same-sex marriage the law, it would leave a handful of Native American reservations where it isn't recognized.

Law Targets Abuse Of Native American Women

Mon, 2015-04-06 04:10
A new law comes into effect in the US this month designed to close a loophole that allows non-Indian men to attack women on Indian reservations and get away with it. Reservations should be refuges for Native Americans, but for decades their isolation and anomalies in the law have also made them havens for sexual predators. It's thought that a third of Native American women are raped in their ...

Law Targets Abuse Of Native American Women

Mon, 2015-04-06 04:10
A new law comes into effect in the US this month designed to close a loophole that allows non-Indian men to attack women on Indian reservations and get away with it. Reservations should be refuges for Native Americans, but for decades their isolation and anomalies in the law have also made them havens for sexual predators. It's thought that a third of Native American women are raped in their ...

Evesham mayor's tiki figures attract debate

Mon, 2015-04-06 00:12
Meticulously, the mayor of Evesham Township arranges two primitive tiki figures on the desk in front of him as he takes his seat on the dais before the public meetings begin.

Faith and tolerance A dangerous decline

Sat, 2015-04-04 21:26
Thinking on Easter Sunday of the limits placed on religious freedom in America.

American Indian Council celebrates culture, heritage at annual powwow

Fri, 2015-04-03 21:23
The American Indian Council's Annual Powwow kicked off Friday at MSU.

Montana US Attorney to Head American Indian Advisory Panel

Fri, 2015-04-03 12:07
Montana US attorney to head committee that advises Holder on American Indian issues

Answers to common questions about religious objections bills

Thu, 2015-04-02 23:08
Arkansas and Indiana leaders have agreed to modify new state laws that were billed as protecting religious freedom but drew criticism from across the country as opening the door to anti-gay discrimination.

Montana U.S. attorney to serve as Native American subcommittee chair

Thu, 2015-04-02 17:00
Montana U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter has been selected to serve as the chair of the Native American Issues Subcommitee, a group of about 30 U.S. attorneys from Indian Country who advise Attorney General Eric Holder on policy and issues.