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Tribal Supreme Court Project updates Native leaders

by Jami Custer, Cherokee Phoenix TULSA, Okla. – On Oct. 14, as part of the National Congress of American Indians’ annual conference, NCAI leaders updated the public on its Tribal Supreme Court Project, which was established with the Native American Rights Fund to promote greater coordination and strategy on litigation that may affect the rights […]

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Crowd of 43 seeks 5 seats in CSKT Tribal Council primary

by Vince Devlin, The Missoulian  PABLO – Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal members will have an unusually long list of candidates to sift through when they go to the polls Saturday for the Tribal Council primary election. A total of 43 people filed for the five seats open this election cycle, including all five incumbents. […]

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Hagan pushes Lumbee recognition at Congressional hearing

by Jodi Glusco, WRAL.com WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan testified Wednesday before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee in support of a bill that would designate members of the Lumbee tribe as eligible for federal benefits. In 1956, Congress acknowledged the Lumbee Indians, but it withheld tribal privileges, such as federal funding for health care and housing. […]

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Press Release: Tulalip Resort Casino Come and Experience What All the Talk is About on November 8 & 9 WHAT’S UP: The 5th annual “Taste of Tulalip.  Over 2,000 attendees will sip, savor and indulge during this two day 5th anniversary celebration of wine, food and tradition. The weekend begins with the Friday evening Celebration Dinner – a 6-course meal […]

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Bipartisan resolution introduced for Native American Indian Veterans Day

by Arizona Daily Independent On Wednesday, Arizona Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, introduced a bipartisan resolution to establish every Nov. 7 as a national Native American Indian Veterans Day. Twenty of her colleagues from the Native American Caucus have signed on in support. Kirkpatrick’s resolution would honor the service of Native Americans in the Armed Forces by […]

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Wirsol Solar Addresses the California Nations Indian Gaming Association, Joins as Associate Member

Press Release: California Nations Indian Gaming Association SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Solar energy is a boon to Indian Country as an alternative energy source, reducing costs at Tribal casinos that are burning  electricity 24/7, but also developing new technologies to improve life on rural reservations through multiple products that provide energy to […]

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Blackfeet leader wants federal charges dismissed

by Helena Independent Record A state senator and Blackfeet tribal council member plans to ask a judge to drop federal drunken-driving and obstruction charges against him now that he has pleaded guilty to similar charges in tribal court. Sen. Shannon Augare apologized Tuesday in his first public comments since he fled a Glacier County sheriff’s […]

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Snoqualmie Indian Tribe hires new general manager

by The Snoqualmie Valley Record The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe on Friday, Oct. 18, announced Jerry Lamb as the Tribe’s new General Manager. Lamb was hired in October 2012 as the economic development director and was later appointed as the interim tribal administrator in 2013. He is an enrolled member of the Gros Ventre Tribe in […]

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Native American Film Fest Kicks Off Nov. 1

by Travis Bland, Free Times Even after 16 years, Will Goins, director of the Native American Indian Film & Video Festival, is passionate and excited about and the event he’s put together in Columbia since 1997. “We’re introducing new audiences to Native American filmmaking,” he says. “It has grown to accept music videos, industrial [films], […]

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Orcas Spotted in Puget Sound near Seattle

Source: Associated Press, October 30, 2013 Whale spotters say dozens of killer whales are still in Puget Sound where they have been seen by ferry passengers as well as people on shore. Howard Garrett of the Orca Network at Freeland says 30 to 35 were spotted again Wednesday from the ferry on the Edmonds-Kingston route. […]

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