Saturday, April 11, 2009

This Week from Indian Country Today

Obama wants EchoHawk at BIA

WASHINGTON – Confirming previous reports by Indian Country Today, President Barack Obama announced April 10 that he plans to nominate Larry EchoHawk as assistant secretary for Indian affairs with the Department of the Interior. Read more »

Headlines

Alaska elder Katherine Wade passes on
Tribal identification should accompany eagle feathers, a federal agency says
Wind River tribes back grouse protections
Wilbur defeats five-term legislator for position on Swinomish Senate
Trahant looking forward to ‘challenge’ of change after P-I’s Web conversion
Former VP candidate Winona LaDuke visits for diversity discussions
Alaska Natives object to Palin’s attorney general nominee
First American Indian veterans memorial to be erected in California
Miccosukee will keep fighting to stop Everglades bridge
Seneca Nation acquires radio station permit
Sarah Palin accompanies food delivery to rural Alaska
Colorado legislators honor Ute tribes during Denver March Powwow
Nation’s first Native American female judge dies
Montana tribes Web site unveiled
Virginia House unanimously passes resolution for American Indian Memorial
Navajo Nation bridges the digital divide
Sherman Alexie rails at Cornell
Historian Pekka Hämäläinen receives 2009 OAH Merle Curti Award
Busy times for Tubatulabals of Kern Valley
NCAIED forms partnership to expand Native business opportunities
Interior secretary vows solution to Indian crime
Longtime indigenous activists honored by IITC for their work to protect sacred sites
American Indians represented on global stage
Governor Bill Richardson joins tribal leaders to sign State-Tribal Collaboration Act
New Mexico man accused of injuring an infant is denied bail

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Lead Editorial

Annett: Locked out and locked in at St. James Anglican Church
Only Frank and Bingo had passed through the heavy front door when it was abruptly pulled shut by a fearful church attendant.
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