Sunday, May 9, 2010

This Week from Indian Country Today

Immigration law rattles Indian studies group
TUCSON, Ariz. – The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association is normally all about seeking a morality-based high ground. But ramifications due to recent Arizona anti-immigration and anti-ethnic crackdowns – and the prospect of the organization holding its upcoming annual conference in the state – have left many members searching for moral clarity. Read more »
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Tribe receives donation of ancient artifacts
Looking for answers to solvable problems
Pueblo’s governor enjoys sovereign immunity
Arizona law draws widespread indigenous opposition
Salazar approves Cape Wind
With effort, Native businesses can succeed
NIGA chairman honors his grandmother
Christian ‘doctrine’ fueled dehumanization: UNPFII report
Tribal members try to break bad eating habits
N. Idaho hatchery needs expensive repairs
USD student leads group of prospective lawyers
Feds, SD county reach voting agreement
United Tribes creates fellowship program
Brownback urges apology resolution public ceremony
5 look to become next Navajo Nation president
Cobell and Keepseagle in limbo
Sloan convicted in rock attack, asked to resign PRC post
More than 500 turn out for Comanche elections
Treatment of Wabanaki questioned


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Ross: A tribute to Indian moms and feet

All she ever really wanted was a foot massage. And she’s not alone. Although I cannot site any empirical data for this notion (who would do a scientific study on such a fact?), if I had to guess, I’d say that Indian women get the least foot massages per capita of any ethnic group in America; maybe in the whole wide world. And the thing is, Indian mothers deserve it – probably more than any other group in the world. Read more »

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