Sunday, April 4, 2010

This Week from Indian Country Today

Bolivia’s indigenous women continue struggle for land
Sandra Fernandez is a Quechua Indian from Cochabamba, Bolivia. Her grandparents raised corn and flowers, but like many other families here, the family grew and the land didn’t suffice to support them all. Fernandez is 40, a single mother of four; she has left her children behind and come to Bolivia’s jungle frontier in search of land. Read more »

Headlines

Native American woman takes over as BLM’s Phoenix District manager
New Midwest BIA director announced
Tribal trust lawyers hired
ACF announces millions in grants
AIHEC, USDA sign agreement
HUD funds against lead paint
Unity and future goals stressed by three Ute tribes
Opposition to online wagering softening
Desmet longhouse dedication
Tribal leaders: Maine governor’s consultation order is ‘a step forward’
State-of-the-art facility signals nation’s growth
Records in Arizona sweat lodge case offer details
Santa Ynez Chumash chairman named tribal leader of the year
Executive director’s representation at awards event nixed
Chairman James Ramos continues San Manuel leadership
Seneca Nation asks Obama to veto anti-sovereignty PACT Act
Stewart Udall, former Interior secretary, dies
Malerba named lifetime chief of Mohegan Tribe
New face at the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs
Health care reform becomes law
US human rights record challenged
Uranium licenses are upheld by a split federal appeals court
Census Road Tour to visit ND tribes
California first to create position for Native American vets
Tribe receives $12.3 million in stimulus broadband funds

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Being Frank
Sometimes it just takes guts, not money, to do the right thing for salmon. Read more »

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