Saturday, February 27, 2010

This Week from Indian Country Today

Wabanaki nations to add Indian casino question on November ballot
INDIAN ISLAND, Maine – The Wabanaki nations are seizing a new opportunity to establish an Indian casino in Maine. Read more »

Headlines

Yakama Nation investigates death of 11 horses
Pine Ridge highway to benefit from $10 million grant
Arizona Supreme Court OKs water rights settlement
Crow Creek Sioux Tribe launches telephone system
Tribes target grandchildren in planning
Wabanaki nations to add Indian casino question on November ballot
Encouraged by friends, family and music
Squaxin Island pays tribute to rare whale
Novel by James Welch will be movie
Cherokee Nation plays active role in National Drug Control Strategy
Southeast Native Alaska radio station to launch
SBC students visit Capitol Hill
Calif. race-based admissions law challenged anew
Billy Frank Jr. featured on state poster
Health care grants awarded to six communities
Feds will invest in Tulalip interchange
Samish help fund trestle rebuild
Keetoowah Cherokees mourn Hastings Shade
NorthWest Indian News now Native Heartbeat
Congress shake-ups affect Indian country
How to spot a genuine US Census worker
Millions collected in mineral royalties
Indian arts protection bill passes House
Justice streamlines Indian grants process
New Treasury bonding authority announced

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Opinion

Barreiro: Benjamin Franklin: Respect in political discourse is good Native value

Calm, deliberate discussion that respects a speaker and disallows interruption is a longstanding American value. Benjamin Franklin noted it early among American Indians and wondered if it constituted a better system than the mocking, catcall style of the British House of Commons. Read more »

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