Friday, June 12, 2009

This Week from Indian Country Today

Garcia denies massacre and keeps laws; forces Native chief out

Peruvian President Alan Garcia assured reporters in Lima June 10 – in his first comments following a deadly confrontation June 5, described by Natives as their worst single-day killing in decades – that it is a lie many Natives died because police restored order through “martyrdom.” Read more »

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Pascua Yaqui Tribe reaches agreement with ‘Enhanced Tribal Card’
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Anonymous Republican blocks Tompkins’ Interior confirmation
Debit cards now a choice for trust beneficiaries
Mohawk Animal Control officer helps capture wolf hybrid
Journey to heal historic Indian Boarding School abuses began May 16
Gwich’in and Alaska Natives create human aerial message
Morgan chairs Council of Large Land Base Tribes meeting, re-elected vice chairman
Schemitzun canceled
International solidarity protests against Peruvian forest laws
TANC Transmission Project public scoping comment period extended
Delaware Nation returns to Trenton to renew bond, spur economic development
Native Youth Alliance copes with inaugural pow wow adversity
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Tribal values held dear
Plaintiffs in Redskins suit ponder Supreme Court filing

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Trimble: Custer Day: One to remember
The Sioux national holiday is almost upon us – June 25. It will be the 133rd anniversary of the hot day in 1876 when Col. George Armstrong Custer and much of his 7th Cavalry detachment were laid low by the Sioux at The Battle of the Little Big Horn. We Sioux had able help from good friends and loyal allies of the Cheyenne and Arapaho nations.
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