Saturday, August 30, 2008

This Week from Indian Country Today



By the Native numbers
DENVER - Top party officials say this year's Democratic National Convention is the most diverse in party history and American Indians are playing a central role in many key positions.
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Featured Stories

Briggs: New tack for Indian health care
Tallbear: 'Exceptionalism' narrative doesn't jive
Newcomb: Above all: Kumeyaay water rights affirmed
Caucus leaves attack on GOP lobbying to states
By the Native numbers
Native nonprofit to focus on green-collar careers
Metlakatla withdraws Class II gaming application, ending precedent threat

Lead Editorial

Long way to go yet
Posted: August 29, 2008
by:
Editors Report / Indian Country Today
The mission of Team Obama at the Democratic National Convention was threefold: to ''introduce'' the candidate and his running mate to the country; to project party unity in the aftermath of the bruising primary battle between Sen. Barak Obama and rival Sen. Hillary Clinton; and to convince moderates and independents that voting for Sen. John McCain is essentially a vote for President George W. Bush.
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Special Focus

Authorities uncertain when to reopen Supai village
Posted: August 22, 2008
by:
The Associated Press /
By Chris Kahn -- Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) - It's uncertain when American Indians living at the bottom of the Grand Canyon will be able to return home as thunderstorms continued to soak a region where flooding forced the evacuation of scores of people, authorities said Aug. 18. more >>




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