Friday, December 26, 2008

This Week from Indian Country Today

Indian participation in Obama’s inauguration takes shape
WASHINGTON – Upon finding out that the United Tribes Technical College would feature participants marching in the inaugural parade of President-elect Barack Obama, a woman from Atlanta made an enthusiastic phone call to the tribal college. “We are planning on coming to the inauguration,” she said. “And we have an extra room. If any of you need to stay there, it’s available.”

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Salazar tapped as interior secretary
New cigarette tax law: ‘It’s never going to happen,’ attorney says
Some 'bias,' some 'bull'?
Court undermines NIGC authority in controversial casino case
Nations will fight governor’s cigarette tax bill
Dorgan to continue as Senate Indian Affairs chairman
Governor’s signature on cigarette tax bill escalates tobacco war

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Re-establishing Indian policy
We are at a threshold point in American history. Among the many issues that will be discussed and reconsidered is a new and contemporary vision of American Indian policy, which should be openly discussed and renewed at Congressional and Presidential levels. Read more »

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