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Anita Hill Cancels Univ. Illinois Lecture Over Salaita Lawsuit

Fri, 2015-03-20 10:32
Anita Hill, the woman who brought awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace to the world, has cancelled an appear...

FLC applications up 50 percent

Thu, 2015-03-19 23:11
Freshmen applications to Fort Lewis College are on the rise, boosted by a strong showing from American Indians.Overall, freshmen applications were up 50 percent as of Feb. 24, according to an email from Andrew Burns, FLC’s director of admission. Applications from American Indian students were up 70 percent, compared with a year...

Yale Law School Presents Nationally Acclaimed Play on VAWA’s Restoration of Tribal Sovereignty to Protect Native Women

Thu, 2015-03-19 12:52
New Haven, Conn. — On Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Yale Law School will present a reading of Sliver of a Full Moon, the powerful play by playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle, from the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.

Spokane police disproportionately stop people of color, report says - Thu, 19 Mar 2015 PST

Thu, 2015-03-19 07:28
Spokane police disproportionately stop black, Native American and Hispanic residents, but don’t display a pattern of racial bias when deciding who to search and arrest. That’s the conclusion of a report released Tuesday by Eastern Washington University professor Edward Byrnes, who collaborated with Spokane police Capt. Brad Arleth to examine five months of officer-initiated stops from 2014.

Breck student's science project is an award-winning mix of American Indian history and science

Wed, 2015-03-18 19:49
Breck student honored for science project that illuminates American Indian history.

VAWA Play 'Sliver of a Full Moon' Will Have Staged Reading at Yale University

Wed, 2015-03-18 15:45
The following news release was provided to ICTMN by the Yale Native American Law Students Association (NALSA): ...

Racial minorities more likely to be stopped by Spokane police - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 PST

Wed, 2015-03-18 15:42
Spokane police disproportionately stop black, Native American and Hispanic residents, but don’t display a pattern of racial bias when deciding who to search and arrest.

Rapid City Mayor seeks re-election

Wed, 2015-03-18 15:13
RAPID CITY - As election season approaches in Rapid City, candidates have been hitting the pavement with petitions to meet the March 31 deadline to get on the ballot. Native American votes play a key role in the June 2 elections.

2 tribes clash over climbing Morro Rock

Wed, 2015-03-18 14:48
MORRO BAY, San Luis Obispo County — Craggy, dome-shaped Morro Rock rises 576 feet above the shore, an attractive site for climbers and a sacred one for two American Indian tribes. The feud entered the legal arena last December, when the tiny Northern Chumash Tribal Council filed a document in civil court arguing that the Salinan Tribe of Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties should not be ...

Law School hosts Tribal Economic Development Summit

Wed, 2015-03-18 10:50
With the traditional Haudenosaunee “Greetings to the Natural World,” the Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) opened its Tribal Economic Development Summit Feb. 28, welcoming attendees to Cornell Law School, Ithaca and the homelands of the Cayuga Nation.

Strathmore’s Who’s Who Honors Doni-Jo Minor-Munro as 2015 Professional of the Year

Wed, 2015-03-18 00:09
Doni-Jo Minor-Munro, of Santa Maria, California, has recently been recognized as a 2015 Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of Educational Programs. []

Artist who captured Ponca culture dies at 70

Tue, 2015-03-17 22:54
It may have been that the Great Spirit touched his troubled heart, calming what roiled and heaved inside it.

Reporter's Notebook: Visiting team’s mascot stirs controversy at Jaycees tourney

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:27
Although most attendees of the Crescent City Jaycees Tournament last weekend reported having a great time, at least one of the fans was less than pleased with one opponent’s mascot. In the first round of the tournament, Hoopa, a school with a large Native American population, played the West Cottonwood Chieftains. Hoopa supporter Tayshu Bommelyn vocalised her displeasure at the West Cottonwood ...

Two American Indian groups battle over access to Morro Rock

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:01
A civil lawsuit says one group should not be allowed to climb the rock because it is sacred to another group. Click to Continue »

Letter: Fight over name illustrates problems with our culture

Sun, 2015-03-15 23:09
The coverage of the Lancaster Redskins team name is an illustration of two things wrong with American culture.

Curley: ACLU Takes Wrong Turn Defending R-Word

Sat, 2015-03-14 17:11
On March 6, the American Civil Liberties Union [ACLU] sided with the Washing...

History's Headlines: The Not So Vanishing American Indian

Fri, 2015-03-13 17:30
It was 1936. General Harry C. Trexler, Allentown businessman and philanthropist, had been dead for three years. The Trexler Trust that was overseeing his estate had been left with the task of seeing that his personal property, including the rare books in his well-stocked library, were taken care of properly. Among the beauties in the collection was the 20 volume set “The North American Indian ...

Stolen prints found in drug den returned to artist's family

Fri, 2015-03-13 17:11
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Albuquerque Police Officer Martin Smith was making a final sweep of a condemned apartment that had become a hangout for heroin and meth addicts. It was on the city's list to be boarded up. On the floor, he found an art portfolio case that contained more ...

Young Native Americans celebrating their culture

Fri, 2015-03-13 05:16
Sage Honda, a 22-year-old from Peach Springs, Arizona, wears a handmade dress at the Grand Canyon, a sacred site of the Hualapai people. Since appearing in Miss Native American USA, she has been encouraging Native youth to travel off the reservation to explore more opportunities.

New law would make English official language of the U.S.

Thu, 2015-03-12 20:27
OKLAHOMA CITY — English could become the official language of the U.S. if Senator Inhofe gets his way. The senator says the new law would help our nation move forward as one, with everyone being able to communicate with one another. Critics say that’s already happening. “I think he finally gave up on climate change, […]