Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Native News from PECHANGA.net

Native American vets honored Tuesday (CALIFORNIA) -- The California Tribal TANF Partnership will sponsor a Lake County Native American Veterans Ceremony and Dinner this Tuesday, May 27. The event will take place from 4 p.m. to 7.m. at the Robinson Rancheria Resort and Casino Conference Center.

Cherokee veteran reflects on service (OKLAHOMA) -- Born on his father's allotment land in the heart of the Cherokee Nation and raised without the niceties of running water and electricity, John Adair's service as a Navy pilot took him over the heart of danger.

Tribal band's lawsuit dismissed (NEW JERSEY) -- A federal judge in Camden last week dismissed a lawsuit filed by a band of American Indians seeking to reclaim land they said the state sold out from under them more than 200 years ago.

Native American vote crucial to Obama, Clinton (SOUTH DAKOTA) -- Voters in Indian country could be a key voting block in this year's Democratic presidential primary, and the campaigns of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton know it.

No Clear Map For Clinton's Political Future (WASHINGTON, DC) -- In August 1980, with no hope left of winning the nomination, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy conceded defeat to incumbent Jimmy Carter in the Democratic presidential race.

Clinton to make stop at Pablo's SKC today (MONTANA) -- U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton will be bridging Montana's Continental Divide on Tuesday to talk about her “Solutions for America” at two rallies at opposite ends of the state.

Clinton expands Montana itinerary (MONTANA) -- The presidential campaign of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton says her Montana visit on Tuesday will include an appearance in Pablo on the Flathead Indian Reservation.

Clinton reservation tour seeks tribal support (SOUTH DAKOTA) -- Bill Clinton began the last full week of South Dakota's primary season on Sunday with a three-stop reservation blitz aimed at inspiring potentially crucial tribal voters to support his wife for president.

Bill Clinton treks across S.D. for Hillary (SOUTH DAKOTA) -- Former President Bill CLinton says his wife is staying in the Democratic presidential race because surveys and polls show she can win the nomination and the general election.

NCAI President Joe A. Garcia Meets with Republican Presidential Nominee Senator John McCain (NEW MEXICO) -- The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) President Joe A. Garcia met today with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), where the Senator said if elected President of the United States he would implement a tribal government position within the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.

Horse program aimed at helping at-risk Indian youth (NORTH DAKOTA) -- Horses are part of a new court diversion program aimed at building trust, responsibility and self-esteem in at-risk American Indian youth.

The law of their lands (CALIFORNIA) -- Tribal law enforcement officer Darryl Mendoza rolls down the window on his Chevy pickup as his cousin stops her car next to his on the Rincon Indian Reservation.

Court conditions to keep some protesters from aboriginal day of action (OTTAWA) -- An annual aboriginal protest that led to blockades on the CN Rail line and the closure of Highway 401 near Belleville, Ont., last year is expected to be quieter this year, as many Mohawk activists in the region are either in jail or barred from participating in protests.

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