Fact Checker: Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren and Indian claim (September 28, 2012)
"Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) has focused his campaign’s attention back on the self-proclaimed Native American heritage of his Democratic challenger, Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren, who listed herself as a minority in professional directories commonly used by recruiters. Brown...
Turtle Talk Poll: Results show support for same-sex marriages (September 28, 2012)
"The poll was here, and the results are in. The most votes we’ve ever had for a Turtle Talk poll — 344 votes. Yes: 268 votes (78 percent) No: 50 votes (15 percent) Maybe: 10 votes (3 percent) I don’t...
KUOW: Northwest tribes seek full review of coal exporting plan (September 28, 2012)
"Dozens of Indian Tribes from around the Northwest came together Thursday to call for a full environmental analysis of proposals to export coal from up to five ports in Oregon and Washington. The 57 tribes hammered out their position At...
Native Sun News: Indian author a part of South Dakota book fest (September 28, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Evelyn Red Lodge, Native Sun News Correspondent. All content © Native Sun News. Elizabeth Cook-Lynn Michael Lawson Cook-Lynn, Lawson featured at this year’s Festival of Books ‘From the River’s Edge’ has connection...
Paula Peters: There's a Cherokee princess in everyone's family (September 28, 2012)
"Growing up American Indian, I wish I had a quarter for everyone who gushed to me about being "part Indian," because I'd have enough money to open my own casino. Some were white, some were black, young and old —...
Mark Trahant: Indian voters are invisible in election year polls (September 28, 2012)
"American Indians and Alaska Natives don’t count. Oh, sure, after Election Day, in a few counties, states and regions, there will be accounts about how Native American voters tipped the balance. A good story. Accurate. One I have written. Many...
Steven Newcomb: Anti-Indian federal law lacking in legitimacy (September 28, 2012)
"Let me be crystal clear: The anti-Indian, federal Indian law idea-system has no legitimacy when viewed from the perspective of our original existence as the free and independent nations and peoples of this part of the world. Our peoples long...
Seneca-Cayuga Tribe accused in federal tobacco investigation (September 28, 2012)
The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma and an Indian-owned business on the Seneca Nation in New York have been targeted as part of a multi-state federal investigation into tobacco sales. Federal authorities seized $266,000 in a bank account belonging to the...
Census report shows 1.4M people claim mixed Indian ancestry (September 28, 2012)
A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows 1.4 million Americans claim mixed Native American and White ancestry. The 2000 Census marked the first time that people were able to claim more than once race. Since then, the number...
Letter: Boarding schools left legacy of abuse in Indian Country (September 28, 2012)
" For more than a hundred years, Native American children were forced into federally financed boarding schools in an effort to assimilate them. Great numbers of those children subsequently suffered serious emotional, physical and sexual trauma that had devastating effects...
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