Saturday, October 24, 2009

This Week from Indian Country Today

Tribal leaders to Congress: End BIA homeownership bureaucracy
WASHINGTON – Tribal leaders testified before Congress that government bureaucracy involving the leasing of Indian lands must cease, or increasing numbers of Native American young people will continue to leave their reservations. Read more »

Headlines

Holy Road
Tribe needs nuclear waste solution
Tribes honored for preserving Okla. battlefield
Coquille Tribe harvesting organic cranberries
Experts: Justice grants not a long-term solution to ending violence
Holy Road
Jana will be Goodwill Ambassador for TIMOTCA
Tribal leaders to Congress: End BIA homeownership bureaucracy
Lumbee recognition bill meets Senate again
Cole introduces House Carcieri fix
Reunion brings languages together
NMAI to host Indian law meeting
NIGC announces year long delay for Class II MICS
Sale of Texas track to Chickasaws hits snag
Casino group to begin collecting signatures
NC video poker machine ban judged by appeals court
NC senators introduce bill to recognize Lumbees
Tribe hopes to cast a wider Web
Rosebud Sioux gets $25m to construct correctional facility
Statue of Oklahoma World War II soldier dedicated
Rosebud Youth Suicide Prevention Center gets $476,000
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation awarded for environmental stewardship
Indian Affairs organizational realignment
CTUIR implements sex offender registry
Encouraging America to 'Think Indian'

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Opinion

Cristobal: Decolonizing is pueblos’ first step

On Aug. 10, 2008, we honored the Ohkay Owingeh (formerly San Juan Pueblo) leader Pope who led the Pueblo Indian Revolt, which took place Aug. 10, 1680. It was not simply a revolt as portrayed in New Mexico’s colonial history, but the only successful indigenous revolution against the powerful sovereign of Spain, and long before the American Revolution of 1775 – 1783. Read more »

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