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Cobell Scholarships in the Works

Tue, 2015-03-24 07:02
The U.S. Interior Department has transferred $5 million to the Scholarship Fund for American Indian/Alaska Native students authorized by the Cobell settlement....

Technology Expands Access to Health Care in Indian Country

Tue, 2015-03-24 06:00
The digital era has increased speed and access to health care around the world, including in Indian Country.In recent years, investments in health care technology, such as telehealth and electronic medical ...

Quoting Matilda, Her Voice, Her Works, Her Past

Tue, 2015-03-24 05:30
SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's equality issues have again gained cultural prominence and the division between classes and disparity in wealth between rich and poor are also hot topics.  Also, many may have forgotten how racism, Native American issues and many other social justice issues tormented society in the past.  Author Susan Savion reminds the world of some lessons ...

Spokane Police Use of Force Commission leaves culture audit decision to Chief Straub - Tue, 24 Mar 2015 PST

Tue, 2015-03-24 00:16
Citing improvements in police transparency and accountability, Spokane’s Use of Force Commission said it would defer to police Chief Frank Straub’s decision about whether to conduct a formal culture audit of the department. But an Eastern Washington University study released last week showing police disproportionately stop black and Native American residents has renewed calls from some community ...

Colorado panel passes bill limiting Native American mascots

Mon, 2015-03-23 18:01
DENVER (AP) - A proposal debated Monday by lawmakers about the use of Native American mascots by Colorado schools prompted a tense moment about using slurs for other groups of people as team names. To make a point of how offensive mascot monikers such as "redskins" can be, the sponsors ...

Geothermal appeal heard

Mon, 2015-03-23 15:20
An appeal was heard in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on March 12 regarding lower court rulings on lawsuits challenging energy lease renewals by the Bureau of Land Management in 1998 for geothermal development on national forest land in the Medicine Lake Highlands.Native American and environmental plaintiffs in the lawsuits assert in that lawsuit that "industrial energy ...

Colorado legislature debates bill concerning Indian school mascots

Mon, 2015-03-23 12:32
A national debate over the use of Native American names for school mascots landed at the Colorado legislature Monday when a committee debated a measure that would allow a panel to decide whether a school district's depiction of an Indian mascot is respectful.

NAFSA Executive Director Lance A. Gumbs Awarded the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development's ...

Mon, 2015-03-23 08:59
LAS VEGAS, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, March 10, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development honored NAFSA Executive Director Lance A. Gumbs with the "Tim Wapato Public Advocate of the Year" award. The award's namesake, Tim Wapato, lived his life...

Email address has been corrected for questions concerning EONS Appendix M: MAIANSP

Mon, 2015-03-23 08:33
Email address has been corrected for questions concerning EONS Appendix M: MAIANSP

Native American mascots under debate in Colorado

Mon, 2015-03-23 07:54
A bill up for its first hearing Monday in the Colorado House would require public schools with American Indian mascots or logos to get permission from a panel of nine Native Americans.

Bill: Panel needs to approve Native American mascots

Mon, 2015-03-23 06:43
A bill up for its first hearing Monday in the Colorado House would require public schools with American Indian mascots or logos to get permission from a panel of nine Native Americans.

Native American Discovery In Glastonbury Subject Of Talk

Mon, 2015-03-23 06:30
GLASTONBURY — Dr. Jones has made a discover in the Nayaug section of South Glastonbury.

Things To Know at the Colorado statehouse

Mon, 2015-03-23 06:28
Lawmakers are considering banning Native American mascots, and they'll discuss a gradual increase to minimum wage that could take place over the next five years.

Lawmakers debate use of Native American mascots

Mon, 2015-03-23 03:53
A panel of Native Americans would review the mascots and decide whether they are offensive.

Native law grads in demand

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:13
By Robert Salas UNM’s School of Law recently ranked among the top 100 law schools in the country and part of the reason for that may be a program offered at only two dozen universities in the country.

Bill would recognize Vinyard Indian Settlement

Sat, 2015-03-21 08:00
SPRINGFIELD – A Southern Illinois Native American settlement is poised to receive state recognition more than 200 years after its founding.

Native Americans Threaten Lawsuit Over Levee Artifacts

Fri, 2015-03-20 23:31
SACRAMENTO — The state’s Native American Heritage Commission voted today to give the Army Corps of Engineers another several weeks to negotiate a settlement with local tribes over the handling of artifacts found during the West Feather River Levee project. The Sutter/Butte Flood Control District has collected the artifacts which tribes insist include human remains, […]

American Indian Education Foundation

Fri, 2015-03-20 22:37
Good news for hard working students. The American Indian Education Foundation (AIEF) is now accepting applications for the 2015 - 2016 Foundation Scholarship.

Bill limiting autopsies inspired by American Indian families' experiences

Fri, 2015-03-20 16:45
By Don Davis Two American Indian families' efforts to prevent loved ones' bodies from undergoing autopsies earlier this year resulted in

George Washington U. opens new museum in big boost for arts

Fri, 2015-03-20 11:53
A new museum in Washington will showcase a wide variety of art, history and culture through ancient textiles and a significant collection on the history of the nation's capital — while also signaling a major expansion in the arts for George Washington University.