Saturday, June 5, 2010

This Week from Indian Country Today

State recognized tribes face greater oil spill risks
NEW ORLEANS – Already ravaged by hurricanes and erosion, coastal Louisiana tribes are now suffering immediate threats from the infamous BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Getting government help is proving difficult for some, as many of the most harmed tribes have not been recognized by the federal government. Read more »

Headlines

Wis. DOT secretary apologizes for disturbing graves
NAIHC elects new chairperson
Choctaw members represent tribe at Congressional Cemetery
State recognized tribes face greater oil spill risks
Interior agency reorganized
New BIA director named
UN trip yields future benefit
Dorgan introduces housing bill
USDA announces nutrition assistance
Legislation to honor Stewart Udall
Nike partnership forged
NB3 and pueblo members break ground on park
Summit highlighted supportive housing concepts
Idaho tribe, county at odds over reservation land
Cocopah donates $5K to Food Bank
Holy Road
Raid at Eagle Rock
Water group seeks more input on snowmaking source
Cobell deadline extended again
Protesters stage sit-in
Native apology said out loud
Stevens gets Senate support for NIGC job
BIA flaw impacts Native veterans
Fort Hall land bill heard
New class of state ferries: Kwa-di Tabil

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Opinion

Newcomb: More on the Vatican’s response

This column picks up where my previous column (May 10) left off regarding the Vatican’s response to the release of a preliminary study of the Doctrine of Discovery. The document was presented on April 20 at the United Nations in New York by Tonya Gonnella Frichner during the ninth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Read more »

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