Cherokee Nation anticipates results of election by Wednesday (October 7, 2011)
Unofficial results of the Cherokee Nation election for principal chief probably won't be known until Wednesday, The Muskogee Phoenix reports. Ballots are being accepted until tomorrow under a court agreement involving the Cherokee Freedmen, who are the descendants of former...
Blog: Nez Perce Tribe wants to negotiate agreement for salmon (October 7, 2011)
"The Nez Perce tribe is asking Sen. Mike Crapo to help establish a stakeholder’s “solution table” to negotiate a long term agreement on salmon and power in the Columbia Basin. Chairman Brooklyn D. Baptiste wrote Crapo September 26 that the...
Mescalero Apache Nation announces results of primary election (October 7, 2011)
The Mescalero Apache Nation of New Mexico held a primary election on Tuesday. Incumbent President Mark Chino, who is seeking a fourth two-year term in office, will face Frederick Chino Sr., a former vice president, in the general election. Chino...
Opinion: US history filled with Indian Nations getting swindled (October 7, 2011)
"After three unsuccessful efforts to pound out a rough draft of a column that uses the story of Geronimo as a cautionary tale for the people participating in the various local installments of the "Occupy Wall Street" protest in New...
Opinion: Learning the real history about Christopher Columbus (October 7, 2011)
"A generation ago, Columbus Day (Oct. 10) was one of the major holidays of the year. It was the one day off from school in October. It was commem- orated in the way that we recognize our favorite holidays...
Roy Boney: Legacy of Steve Jobs includes Cherokee for iPhone (October 7, 2011)
"I received a text on my iPhone on the morning of October 6 that said, “ᎣᏏᏲ, ᎩᎾᎵ.” It’s a simple Cherokee greeting, akin to “Hello, friend” in English. It’s pronounced “oh-see-yo, gee-na-lee.” It may not seem like much to the...
Euromoney: Energy development brings boost for tribal nations (October 7, 2011)
"Tribal Nations in the US, with a population of just 2 million, control about 55 million acres. The reservations allotted to them were chosen because the land was rocky and considered to be unsuitable for farming and therefore of little...
Spiegel: Artist accused of stealing sacred stone from Venezuela (October 7, 2011)
"In central Berlin, right behind the Brandenburg Gate, lies a red sandstone boulder. It weighs 35 metric tons (77,000 pounds), looks like a stranded whale and comes out of Venezuela's Canaima National Park. It was brought to Berlin over a...
Suspect for triple homicide on Crow Reservation shows in court (October 7, 2011)
The suspect in a triple homicide on the Crow Reservation in Montana made his first court appearance on Thursday. Sheldon Bernard Chase, 22, was arrested in Spokane, Washington. He faces extradition to Montana to answer to the murders of...
Western Shoshone tribes resume fight over mine at sacred site (October 7, 2011)
A group of Western Shoshone tribes were back in court on Thursday to stop the expansion of a gold mine at the sacred Mount Tenabo. The South Fork Band Council of Western Shoshone, the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe and the...
Chase Iron Eyes: Occupy Wall Street spreads across the nation (October 7, 2011)
"I hope we have all been following the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) action that is unfolding before us. Why are they protesting? Hopefully OWS is not only due to the rich-poor gap -although, that is reason enough. The main-stream media...
In The Loop: Jack Abramoff working on his tell-all lobbying book (October 7, 2011)
"Jack Abramoff might have a book on the way, but literary lucre isn’t in his future. When we reported last week that Abramoff was penning a first-person account of his adventures in uber-lobbying, some readers fretted that he stood to...
Review: Reality of tribal life in 'Don't Know Much About Indians' (October 7, 2011)
"First-time author Gyasi Ross has assembled a collection of his writings into a book that once opened, will be hard for any reader to put down. Through narrative short stories, vivid poetry and creative illustration, Gyasi Ross makes it easy...
Judge won't require Cobell opponents to post bond for appeals (October 7, 2011)
Opponents of the $3.4 billion settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit won't have to post a bond as part of the appeal process, a federal judge ruled on Thursday. Six notices of appeal were filed after Judge Thomas Hogan...
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