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U.S. Space & Rocket Center employees sue for unpaid Alabama Holidays

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-07-28 16:00
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Three employees of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center are suing the tourist attraction. The employees say the center has made them work Alabama state holidays for decades. Some of those holidays include Robert E. Lee’s birthday, Confederate Memorial Day, Jefferson Davis’ birthday, George Washington’s birthday, Thomas Jefferson’s birthday and American Indian […]

These Native-American Tribes Are Pioneering Marriage Equality

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-07-28 06:31
The Puyallup Tribe is the latest to join a growing list of Native-American tribes legalizing same-sex marriage, many in states that have banned it. read more

South Dakota Native American loses job and home after Nazi salute conviction in Germany

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-07-28 06:00
A Sioux tribal member living in Berlin, Germany, has seen his life crumble in the wake of a conviction for making a Nazi salute during a long-running tiff with the artist colony where he lived and worked.

Echaves: Elsewhere

American Indian Law News - Sun, 2014-07-27 06:55
WITH the K-12 implementation rendered inevitable, RP schools are knocking their heads prepping for the impact on their finances, faculty composition, assignment and retention, and curriculum realignments. If anyone thinks that US and UK schools no longer worry about K-12 implementation, he needs to think again.

Wisconsin man donates part of American Indian collection

American Indian Law News - Sat, 2014-07-26 22:20
A lot of children collect things -- shells, stamps, sports cards -- but most eventually abandon their collections.

36th Annual Thunderbird Pow-Wow

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2014-07-25 22:03
The 36th annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow will be held at the Queens County Farm Museum from Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27. It is the longest-running American Indian Pow-Wow and will feature three days of inter-tribal Native American Dance Competitions. More than 40 Indian nations will be represented. Chanting, drumming and brilliantly-colored, finely-detailed ...

86 family members disenrolled from Oregon tribe

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2014-07-25 18:28
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman says 86 members of her family have been disenrolled from an American Indian tribe that operates the state's largest tribal casino, as leaders review the tribe's rolls and enforce new membership requirements.

American Indian family says it has been stripped of tribal membership after contentious fight

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2014-07-25 16:56
An Oregon woman says 86 members of her family have been disenrolled from an American Indian tribe that operates the state's largest tribal casino, as leaders review the tribe's rolls and enforce new enrollment requirements.

Libby Loggers lose to Mariners, Buc indistrict tournament

Yaqui News - Fri, 2014-07-25 13:38
Ryan Huffman, left, Will Reichel, Quincy Grupenhoff, Luke Haggerty, Dylon Lane and Asst. Coach Jack Helber. The Libby Legion Loggers (5-15) lost by a steep 0-11 to the Mission Valley Mariners (13-6) in their first game at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the 2014 Western A District Tournament in Kalispell.

Memories of Alcatraz Occupation: ‘It had a worldwide impact’

Yaqui News - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:48
More than 40 years ago, Alcatraz was the scene of a large occupation in support of Native American people, which got international attention. ...

Memories of Alcatraz Occupation: ‘It had a worldwide impact’

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2014-07-25 07:48
More than 40 years ago, Alcatraz was the scene of a large occupation in support of Native American people, which got international attention. ...

Chalk talk for July 25

Yaqui News - Thu, 2014-07-24 21:36
All Saints Catholic School All Saints Catholic School — the tuition is affordable for all. They are willing to work with your financial situation.  Open House for parents and students is Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. At 3:30 p.m. all meet in the cafeteria to meet the faculty and learn of new school policies.  Parents and students will then go to the classrooms to meet their teachers and ...

Chalk talk for July 25

Yaqui News - Thu, 2014-07-24 20:22
All Saints Catholic School All Saints Catholic School — the tuition is affordable for all. They are willing to work with your financial situation.  Open House for parents and students is Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. At 3:30 p.m. all meet in the cafeteria to meet the faculty and learn of new school policies.  Parents and students will then go to the classrooms to meet their teachers and ...

Rick Mora Wants to Put Your Tribe on TV, and He Needs Your Help

Yaqui News - Thu, 2014-07-24 11:30
Would you like to see a TV series that spotlights, on a weekly basis, American Indian tribes all over the United States? ...

OCU prepares to move law library downtown

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2014-07-24 10:47
Oklahoma City University's School of Law is moving its library into a historic building in downtown Oklahoma City.

OCU prepares to move law library downtown

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2014-07-24 10:45
Oklahoma City University's School of Law is moving its library into a historic building in downtown Oklahoma City.

ND School Superintendent wants American Indian culture taught in classrooms

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:25
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – American Indian culture should be taught in North Dakota classrooms to have “a common understanding of where we came from in order to have vision for the future,” the state’s top education official said Tuesday.

Baesler wants Indian culture taught in North Dakota schools

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2014-07-24 06:38
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — American Indian culture should be taught in North Dakota classrooms to have "a common understanding of where we came from in order to have vision for the future," the state's top education official said Tuesday.

Asm. Luis Alejo bill opposed by non-recognized tribes

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2014-07-23 18:40
SALINAS >> There are thousands of Native American people, and evidence of their lives, buried in Assemblyman Luis Alejo's district.

ND School Superintendent wants American Indian culture taught in classrooms

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2014-07-23 14:05
Editors Note Updates with detail, quotes. Adds byline. BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ American Indian culture should be taught in North Dakota classrooms to have ``a common understanding of where we came from in order to have vision for the future,'' the state's top education official said Tuesday.
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