Friday, September 19, 2008

This Week from Indian Country Today

Speaking out
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Los Angeles Lakers coach and University of North Dakota alum Phil Jackson received an honorary doctorate Aug. 25 at an academic convocation at the University of North Dakota. He then stunned some members of the crowd and silenced others when he asked for the university to remove the “Fighting Sioux” team name and logo. “My Lakota friends have asked me to speak about this issue,” Jackson said.

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Goals to strive for
Offering hope through culture and spirituality
Renowned coach challenges Indian country to become physically fit
$16M awarded to tribal youth suicide and early intervention programs
Native high school students create anti-smoking PSAs
Native Cooking
AIDS update calls for more prevention
‘Drug Threat Assessment 2008’
United Houma Nation communities bear brunt of Gustav
Geisler: Old wine, new battles for Indian farmers
Yakama Indian Nation fighting battle against cattle industry
Garcia: Stand up, Congress, and pass Indian health legislation
When someone you know has cancer: Coping as a caregiver
Nev., Calif. officials sign landmark river deal
Tribes to buy water from New Town
Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association approves Bear Butte resolution
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe receives performance award
‘Our Spirits Don’t Speak English: Indian Boarding School’
Senate Indian committee focusing on basics
Southern Fasteners Inc. holds customers together
'Footsteps of the Cherokees,' by Vicki Rozema
'A greater hurricane now'
Native correctional officer files racial discrimination suit
Ki-moon: Day of World's Indigenous People

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