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Native American remains in San Francisco Bay Area lead to clash between tribe, archaeologists

American Indian Law News - 8 hours 17 min ago
LARKSPUR, Calif. - Archaeologists and Native Americans are clashing over Indian remains and artifacts that were excavated during a construction project in the San Francisco Bay Area and then reburied at ...

LA Law Library Celebrates Law Week, April 28 – May 2, 2014

American Indian Law News - 17 hours 4 min ago
The LA Law Library is celebrating National Law Day for the second year in a row by offering a full week of clinics and workshops, April 28th – May 2nd, aimed at assisting the self-represented and low-income citizens of Los Angeles County who do not have the means to hire attorneys. (PRWeb April 23, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/LA-Law-Library/Law-Week/prweb11780351 ...

Proposed Navajo Nation junk-food tax falls short of needed votes; advocates vow to revive it

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 16:39
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles. The latest effort on the Navajo Nation, the country's largest reservation, is to use the tax system to spur people to ditch junk food. A proposed ...

Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 16:29
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.

Proposed Navajo Nation junk-food tax falls short of needed votes; advocates vow to revive it

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 15:50
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and ...

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Michigan anti-affirmative action law, California's Prop. 209 stands

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 14:08
U.S. Supreme Court upholds Michigan law that forbids affirmative action in public programs, dooming further legal attacks on California's identical 1996 voter-approved Proposition 209

Proposed Navajo junk-food tax fails at council

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:57
An effort to resurrect a junk-food tax on the country's largest American Indian reservation has failed.

Proposed Navajo junk-food tax fails at council

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:48
An effort to resurrect a junk-food tax on the country's largest American Indian reservation has failed.

Indiana: Security bars Native American ceremonies

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:43
State attorneys say security concerns keep Indiana from allowing Native American offenders in a prison from practicing their religion without outside supervision.

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Michigan anti-affirmative action law, California's Prop. 209 stands

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 13:09
U.S. Supreme Court upholds Michigan law that forbids affirmative action in public programs, dooming further legal attacks on California's identical 1996 voter-approved Proposition 209

Indiana: Security bars Native American ceremonies

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 09:46
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State attorneys say security concerns keep Indiana from allowing Native American offenders in a prison from practicing their religion without outside supervision.

Advocates push for junk-food tax on Navajo Nation

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 08:56
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.

Advocates push for junk-food tax on Navajo Nation

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 08:56
Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs ...

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Michigan anti-affirmative action law, California's Prop. 209 stands

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 08:28
U.S. Supreme Court upholds Michigan law that forbids affirmative action in public programs, dooming further legal attacks on California's identical 1996 voter-approved Proposition 209

Navajo advocates make push for junk food tax

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 05:13
Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs ...

Proposed Navajo junk-food tax fails at council

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-04-22 01:02
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.

Novartis, GSK, Lilly in multibillion-dollar deals

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-04-21 23:47
Lawmakers on the country's largest American Indian reservation will consider a bill this week that could resurrect a proposal for a junk food tax. More >>

Navajo advocates make push for junk food tax

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-04-21 23:32
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.

Festival highlights American Indian artists -

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-04-21 07:56
PEMBROKE — Next weekend will feature the revival of classic talents and the introduction of today’s up-and-comers in the world of American Indian music with the fourth annual River People Music and Culture Festival.
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