News

Editorial: Mascot panel would miss the mark

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 21:02
According to a group called American Indian Cultural Support, Colorado has 48 schools with "Native American Racial Mascots."

NCAA says it will monitor impacts of Indiana religious law

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 16:21
With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people. The NCAA offices are located in Indianapolis, and Emmert said the organization was concerned about how it might impact student athletes and ...

Post reporter wins award for work on justice in Indian country; columnist also recognized

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 15:10
Sari Horwitz and Petula Dvorak are honored by the American Society of News Editors Awards.

Post reporter wins award for work on justice in Indian country; columnist also recognized

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 15:10
Sari Horwitz and Petula Dvorak are honored by the American Society of News Editors Awards.

Post reporter wins award for work on justice in Indian country; columnist also recognized

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 15:10
Sari Horwitz and Petula Dvorak are honored by the American Society of News Editors Awards.

Post reporter wins award for work on justice in Indian country; columnist also recognized

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 15:10
Sari Horwitz and Petula Dvorak are honored by the American Society of News Editors Awards.

Post reporter wins award for work on justice in Indian country; columnist also recognized

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 15:10
Sari Horwitz and Petula Dvorak are honored by the American Society of News Editors Awards.

Post reporter wins award for work on justice in Indian country; columnist also recognized

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 15:10
Sari Horwitz and Petula Dvorak are honored by the American Society of News Editors Awards.

The National Center Heralds Appointment of Cisco Minthorn as Commerce Secretary's Senior Advisor for Native American ...

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 11:18
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development is pleased with the Department of Commerce's recent decision to name Cisco Minthorn as its Senior Advisor for Native American Affairs. Minthorn ...

Post reporter wins award for work on justice in Indian country; columnist also recognized

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 10:36
Sari Horwitz and Petula Dvorak are honored by the American Society of News Editors Awards.

In symbolic case, Native American man beats fishing-without-license charge

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 10:00
A Native American man scored a legal and symbolic court victory on Thursday in Rapid City with his acquittal on a charge of fishing without a license.

Jeff Bridges and the Abiders to Perform at American Indian College Fund's 25th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-03-26 03:14
DENVER, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) has signed Jeff Bridges & the Abiders to perform live at its 25th Anniversary Gala, to be held Saturday, April 11 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at J.W. Marriot at L.A. LIVE. This formal...

Barrasso holds drug hearing on Wind River Indian Reservation

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2015-03-25 16:07
Editors Note Adds details. Kebin is cq. CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) _ Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso is chairing a congressional field hearing on the Wind River Indian Reservation next week to hear testimony on how drugs are harming Native American communities.

Where are the mainstream TV shows about American Indians?

Yaqui News - Tue, 2015-03-24 17:24
On television screens, American Indian characters are virtually invisible. Despite the recent TV diversity breakthrough (see: Black-ish , Fresh Off the Boat , Jane the Virgin and the record-breaking Empire ), native people as a whole are still largely left out of the picture on the small screen. They make cameos in subplots (e.g Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt , House of Cards ), but don't get the ...

Where are the mainstream TV shows about American Indians?

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2015-03-24 17:24
On television screens, American Indian characters are virtually invisible. Despite the recent TV diversity breakthrough (see: Black-ish , Fresh Off the Boat , Jane the Virgin and the record-breaking Empire ), native people as a whole are still largely left out of the picture on the small screen. They make cameos in subplots (e.g Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt , House of Cards ), but don't get the ...

$5 Million Campaign Seeks to Improve Diets for American Indian Families

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2015-03-24 08:14
The Shakopee Mdewankanton Sioux is giving $5 million to help improve the diets of American Indian children and families. Former Professional golfer Notah Begay III is in Minneapolis Tuesday to help launch the program...

Cobell Scholarships in the Works

American Indian Law News - 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

American Indian Law News - 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

American Indian Law News - 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

American Indian Law News - 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 ...
Syndicate content