Saturday, November 28, 2009

This Week from Indian Country Today

Senate committee passes PACT Act to extinguish Indian mail order tobacco trade
WASHINGTON – A Senate committee has approved a proposed bill that the Seneca Nation says would significantly impact its tobacco-based economy, its citizens, employees, and the financial well-being of western New York state. Read more »

Headlines

Matherly receives humanitarian hero award
Alan Parker: Recognized for uniting traditional knowledge and scientific disciplines
Thousands celebrate 40th anniversary of Alcatraz occupation
Senate committee passes PACT Act to extinguish Indian mail order tobacco trade
Council resolution condemns exploiters of sweat lodges
Navajo delegation attended Tribal Nations Conference
Inland waters now named ‘Salish Sea’
$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
Building a new generation to take on the Redskins case
Johnson to head Native DoJ committee
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

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Opinion

Baca: A day to honor Native Americans

This Friday, Nov. 27, we celebrate the second national Native American Heritage Day, to honor the original native residents of this great land of ours. Read more »

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