Saturday, November 21, 2009

This Week from Indian Country Today

Climate declaration in the works at Mystic Lake
PRIOR LAKE, Minn. – An inimitable gathering of grassroots organizers and environmental advocates representing tribal regions across the United States met Friday to write a declaration on global warming impacts on indigenous peoples. Read more »

Headlines

$867K for Montana tribe on hold after state audit
AISES conference attracts America’s next young leaders
Ceremony held for white buffalo at Pa. resort home
Ruby Tiger Osceola remembered
Riverton agreement with tribe raises concerns
Cautious days ahead for IHCIA in Senate
Alternatives in the works if Carcieri fix legislation fails
White Bison founder says award will fund his dream
EchoHawk discusses water rights
Recognition issues may kill Indian Affairs panel
Northern California tribal leader airs concerns with Obama
Six artists receive Aboriginal Art Awards
Swinomish help extinguish trestle fire
Orca calf receives Samish name
State ferry will be named for Klallam historical figure
Termination-era issues land in federal court
Quileute Tribe embraces ‘Twilight’ buzz
Questioning a ‘commander-in-chief’ for focusing on Indians
Tribal embassy opens to great fanfare
‘Honor’ settlement act by protecting sovereignty
Skibine promises new federal recognition regulations
Obama administration knocks Carcieri ruling
NCAI resolutions focus on health care
Non-Native eagle feather issues return to court
Descendants of Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull attend Indigenous Peoples Days

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Opinion

Wildcat: It’s time to issue a Red Alert
I get angry when I think about global warming, or global burning, as I prefer to designate this world phenomenon. I get angry because I know the history of involuntary removals and relocations indigenous peoples throughout the United States and around the world have endured. So, when nearly a decade ago I began hearing the reports of what was beginning to manifest itself on the landscapes and seascapes of the circumpolar Arctic and banks of the Yukon River in Alaska, I got angry. Angry because I thought, Here we go again – another removal of indigenous peoples.
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