Friday, November 28, 2008

This Week from Indian Country Today


Leaders meet to discuss reconciliation

WASHINGTON – Indigenous leaders from North and Central America recently gathered to discuss the significance of governmental apologies involving historical injustices committed upon Natives. Read more »

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Indigenous and Latin American leaders optimistic about Obama
Groundbreaking PBS series nears completion
Indian Health Services celebrates American Indian Heritage Month
Class II regulations still hot
Native veteran raises profile of disability lawsuit

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Lead Editorial

The politics of special rights
Are American Indians and Indigenous peoples generally, asking for special rights or exception from the rules of everyone else? Do the powers of self-government, control over territory, Indian employment preferences, and protection of sacred sites constitute special rights, or privileges, that are not available to everyone else within the nation?
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