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'Firewater' Remark Draws Ire of American Indian Team's Fans

Thu, 2015-03-12 15:08
Nebraska website apologizes for 'firewater' remark directed at American Indian basketball team

'Firewater' remark draws ire of American Indian team's fans

Thu, 2015-03-12 14:42
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An owner of a sports website apologized Thursday after one of its commentators used the term "firewater" in describing how supporters of an American Indian boys' high school basketball team would celebrate its first-round victory at the state tournament.

Native Americans Want to Hunt Gray Whales, Again. Do They Have the Right?

Thu, 2015-03-12 13:51
What is more important: honoring a Native American tribe’s 2,000-year-old tradition and its 160-year-old treaty with the United States, or protecting the lives of gray whales? The Washington state native nation has asked the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  to waive federal marine mammal protections that ban the hunt, and they believe the law is on their side. The Makah ...

Nebraska website apologizes for 'firewater' remark directed at American Indian basketball team

Thu, 2015-03-12 13:39
An owner of a sports website apologized Thursday after one of its commentators used the term "firewater" in describing how supporters of an American Indian boys high school basketball team would celebrate its first-round victory at the state tournament. WahooSportsOnline.com co-owner Bryce Cook said the comment was made by a volunteer who was assisting Cook and Kevin Stuhr as the site streamed ...

Nebraska website apologizes for 'firewater' remark directed at American Indian basketball team

Thu, 2015-03-12 13:39
An owner of a sports website apologized Thursday after one of its commentators used the term "firewater" in describing how supporters of an American Indian boys high school basketball team would celebrate its first-round victory at the state tournament. WahooSportsOnline.com co-owner Bryce Cook said the comment was made by a volunteer who was assisting Cook and Kevin Stuhr as the site streamed ...

In Harm’s Way: Native Students Learning in Crumbling Buildings

Thu, 2015-03-12 07:17
Thousands of American Indian children went to school today in buildings that are an immediate and serious threat to their health and safety....

Leading Native American Business Event Continues in Las Vegas

Wed, 2015-03-11 12:44
LAS VEGAS, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Returning to Las Vegas for the 29th year, this week the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) is hosting its National Reservation Economic Summit (National RES) at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino....

Leading Native American Business Event Continues in Las Vegas

Wed, 2015-03-11 12:29
LAS VEGAS, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Returning to Las Vegas for the 29th year, this week the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) is hosting its National ...

Learn the History of Cherokees at Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian

Wed, 2015-03-11 11:22
All three Cherokee tribes partnering April 10-12 for ‘Cherokee Days’ (PRWeb March 11, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12577185.htm

Paulette Jordan

Wed, 2015-03-11 03:12
"You want to see things grow and get better. You want to see improvements amongst your people." by Harrison Berry Rep. Paulette Jordan didn't have political ambitions; rather, political ambitions found her. Born and raised in the small North Idaho town of Plummer, she attended the University of Washington to play basketball but became involved in Native American and political issues on campus ...

Discovery of Native American Artifacts May Halt Rebuilding of Sutter, Butte Levees

Tue, 2015-03-10 21:45
YUBA CITY- A dispute over Native American artifacts found during the rebuilding of levees in Sutter and Butte counties threaten to delay completion of the project. The Sutter/Butte Flood Control Agency says local tribes and the state’s Native American Heritage Commission has asked that the artifacts be returned to the United Auburn Indian Community. However, […]

The art of Curtis Barnes, Mark Tobey and Richard C. Elliott

Tue, 2015-03-10 13:04
New books featuring Seattle-area or Washington state artists include work by Curtis R. Barnes, Mark Tobey and Richard C. Elliott, plus a catalog for the new exhibition of American-Indian art at the Seattle Art Museum.

Native Business Leaders Recognized at This Year’s National Reservation Economic Summit

Tue, 2015-03-10 10:20
On Monday, Native American business leaders were recognized by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development for their contributions to Indian country at this y...

The art of Curtis Barnes, Mark Tobey and Richard C. Elliott

Tue, 2015-03-10 07:35
New books featuring Seattle-area or Washington state artists include work by Curtis R. Barnes, Mark Tobey and Richard C. Elliott, plus a catalog for the new exhibition of American-Indian art at the Seattle Art Museum.

AT&T Grows Next Generation of Native American Leaders Through 22-Year Partnership with American Indian College Fund

Tue, 2015-03-10 03:14
DENVER, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Waylon Ballew (Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation/Northern Cheyenne) believes tradition is an important part of higher education. In order for him to be a community leader, Waylon said he must carry his traditions forward for future...

Erdrich, LaDuke, Ensler unite in support of American Indian women

Mon, 2015-03-09 15:03
Louise Erdrich, Winona LaDuke and Eve Ensler join to host a fundraiser in Minneapolis.

Phoenix Pharms to Work with Native American Tribes to Develop Successful Cannabis Businesses

Mon, 2015-03-09 12:30
LONGMONT, CO / ACCESSWIRE / March 9, 2015 / Phoenix Pharms Capital Corporation ("Phoenix Pharms"), the premier provider of strategic investment and business incubation services for the medical ...

Tribes now free to prosecute non-Indians for certain crimes

Mon, 2015-03-09 11:29
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — American Indian tribes that meet certain criteria now have the authority to prosecute non-Indians for a limited set of domestic violence crimes, a shift supporters hope will reduce the high rate of violence on reservations.

US tribes free to prosecute non-Indians for certain crimes

Mon, 2015-03-09 11:24
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona (AP) " American Indian tribes that meet certain criteria now have the authority to prosecute non-Indians for a limited number of domestic violence crimes, a shift supporters hope will reduce the high rate of violence...

Tribes now free to choose whether to prosecute non-Indians for domestic violence crimes

Mon, 2015-03-09 11:17
American Indian tribes now have the authority to prosecute non-Indians for a limited set of domestic violence crimes.