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Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization

Mon, 2015-03-09 08:40
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) - Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization. Tribes have been wrestling with the issue since the U.S. Justice Department announced in December that it wouldn't stand in their way if they want to ...

Helmsley Trust boosts American Indian public health program

Mon, 2015-03-09 07:37
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A charitable trust established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley is giving North Dakota State University $750,000 to create an endowed scholarship fund for graduate students in American Indian public health. The state of North Dakota is providing another $375,000 through its ...

Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization

Mon, 2015-03-09 04:40
Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.

South Dakota's US attorney resigns to join national law firm that also hired ND's prosecutor

Mon, 2015-03-09 04:38
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota's top federal prosecutor is joining his North Dakota counterpart in leaving those posts and opening local offices for a large law firm known for winning big settlements in high-profile litigation.

National Policy and Education Experts to Speak at American Indian College Fund's Convening on Native Family Engagement ...

Mon, 2015-03-09 03:16
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- William (Bill) Mendoza, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, Oglala-Sicangu Lakota, and a professional educator with experience as a teacher and a principal, is speaking...

Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization

Mon, 2015-03-09 02:23
Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.

Key things to know as New Mexico lawmakers weigh new gambling compact for tribal casinos

Mon, 2015-03-09 00:39
New Mexico lawmakers are facing a hard deadline as agreements that allow a handful of American Indian tribes to operate casinos approach their expiration date.

Owners demolishing 'shot house' trailer where 2 killed near Hope Mills

Sun, 2015-03-08 23:57
An illegal shot house in Gray's Creek where two people were shot to death in January is being torn down this morning, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said.

Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization

Sun, 2015-03-08 23:11
Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.

Owners demolishing 'shot house' where 2 killed near Hope Mills

Sun, 2015-03-08 22:40
An illegal shot house in Gray's Creek where two people were shot to death in January is being torn down this morning, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said.

Project protest: Fearing damage to artifacts and burial sites, a natural gas pipeline extension project meets strong ...

Sun, 2015-03-08 20:43
Chief Carlos Whitewolf beat a small hand drum and sang a Native American prayer for Mother Earth in the cold January air in Hershey. Many of the 50 or so other protesters outside the Hershey Lodge, where national Republican leaders attended a retreat, dem

Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization

Sun, 2015-03-08 19:30
Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.

Native American groups in southeast Pa. oppose new pipeline

Sun, 2015-03-08 18:19
Chief Carlos Whitewolf beat a small hand drum and sang a Native American prayer for Mother Earth in the cold January air in Hershey. Many of the 50 or so other protesters outside the Hershey Lodge, where national Republican leaders attended a retreat, dem

Native American tribes converge to discuss pot legalization

Sun, 2015-03-08 17:56
Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.

Olympian Billy Mills Names Dreamstarter Grantees

Sun, 2015-03-08 11:23
Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills announced today the names of ten American Indian youth who will receive $10,000 in funding for their dream projects under Mills’s non-profit Ru...

Remains to stay in Jim Thorpe

Sun, 2015-03-08 10:50
A federal appeals court has reaffirmed its decision that the body of famed Native American athlete Jim Thorpe should remain in the Carbon County borough where he was buried more than 60 years ago. The U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision

South Dakota's US attorney resigns to join national law firm that also hired ND's prosecutor

Sun, 2015-03-08 10:19
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota's top federal prosecutor is joining his North Dakota counterpart in leaving those posts and opening local offices for a large law firm known for winning big settlements in high-profile litigation.

Bill to protect Russell Means' legacy before Senate

Sun, 2015-03-08 09:06
Editors Note Updates with details of bill, quotes. PIERRE, S.D. (AP) _ A South Dakota ``Right of Publicity'' bill designed to protect the legacy of the late Native American activist Russell Means needs a Senate vote in the final week of the legislative session if it is to become law.

Big Foot coming to Canton Theatre

Sun, 2015-03-08 08:40
“Big Foot: The Curse of Blood Mountain” is coming to the big screen Saturday for its world premiere at Canton Theatre. Produced, filmed, written and directed by Canton independent film maker Chris ...

Tipton re-ups Fort Lewis tuition bill

Sun, 2015-03-08 04:40
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, reintroduced legislation Wednesday that would help the state of Colorado and Fort Lewis College cover tuition costs of qualifying Native American students who receive free tuition at the college.The Native American Indian Education Act would require the federal government to help...