American Indian Law News - 5 hours 29 min ago
American Indian tribes dropped a lawsuit challenging New York’s regulation of online lenders after setbacks in court, saying the case “has consumed considerable resources.”
American Indian Law News - 6 hours 2 min ago
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - The Navajo Nation's highest court on Friday held the tribe's election board in contempt for refusing to follow its orders that a Nov. 4 vote to pick the tribe's top official be postponed and that a candidate be removed from the ballot. The Navajo Supreme Court made the ruling against the Native American tribe's board of Election Supervisors after the board ...
American Indian Law News - 6 hours 45 min ago
Many who have studied American Indian culture say the term "redskin" is not only racist, but it is specifically tied to eliminating Indians from the land and exterminating them like animals.
American Indian Law News - Thu, 2014-10-30 16:55
By Katie Hsia-Kiung EDF ’ s Innovators Series profiles companies and people across California with bold solutions to reduce carbon pollution and help the state meet the goals of AB 32. Each addition to the series will profile a different solution, focused on the development of new technologies and ideas. Although the Yurok Tribe is the largest Native American tribe by membership in California ...
American Indian Law News - Thu, 2014-10-30 11:11
Dick Gregory pays a visit to promote Sunday’s march By Charles Hallman Staff Writer It is expected that an estimated 5,000 persons, including longtime activist Dick Gregory, will march on the University of Minnesota campus stadium this Sunday, November 2, in protest against the visiting Washington NFL team in a scheduled game against […] The post Black and American Indian activists unite ...
Yaqui News - Thu, 2014-10-30 00:00
Rolando Garcia was killed on the Pascua Yaqui reservation.
American Indian Law News - Wed, 2014-10-29 18:57
Albuquerque, NM – The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving cultural and economic wellbeing for individuals and tribes through graduate education, congratulates its Director for Graduate Fellowships and Special Programs, Melvin Monette, who was elected President of the National Indian Education Association (NIEA).
Echo-Hawk receives President’s Award from International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies
American Indian Law News - Wed, 2014-10-29 18:55
OKLAHOMA CITY – The International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies (IAOHRA) recently presented Crowe & Dunlevy attorney Walter Echo-Hawk with the President’s Award for his commitment to human rights.
American Indian Law News - Wed, 2014-10-29 17:45
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Native American casino in California must remain closed for the foreseeable future because of the threat of violence from a tribal faction that sought to take over the establishment weeks ago, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. The state Attorney General's Office sought the closure of the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino in Coarsegold after guests were sent scurrying on ...
American Indian Law News - Wed, 2014-10-29 17:31
Education is one of the cornerstones of Governor Steve Bullock's administration, so it's no surprise it played a key role in his recent trade mission to China.
American Indian Law News - Wed, 2014-10-29 17:02
GORDONVILLE — At first glance the oddly shaped tree in Brad Ward’s yard simply appears to be an old, misshapen tree. The post oak curves at its base, running nearly parallel to the ground, with three thick branches sticking up in to the air, away from the main trunk. The unusual shape of it makes it stand out among the other trees in Ward’s yard — precisely what you would want for something ...
American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-10-28 21:50
A vigil and candlelight march on Tuesday honored victims of domestic abuse, specifically in the American Indian community.
American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-10-28 14:19
A Stanford University student group wants to perform a musical that American Indian students, alumni and entertainment professionals say denigrates American Indians.
American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-10-27 11:48
In honor of American Indian Heritage Month in November, the public is invited to an American Indian Open House in Tooele.
American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-10-27 05:23
Oklahoma officials confirm the identities of 6 people who went missing in 1969 and 1970. They were in cars at the bottom of a lake.
American Indian Law News - Sun, 2014-10-26 17:06
MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Members of a tight-knit Native American community in Washington state were struggling Sunday to comprehend how a lifelong friendship among cousins ended ...
American Indian Law News - Sun, 2014-10-26 15:44
More American Indian and Alaska Native women have been raped than any other specific race, according to this year’s White House report on sexual assault. Overall, the report says, few rapists are strangers. There aren’t many violent crimes reported at tiny Haskell Indian Nations University. But school leaders say the culture of sexual and domestic violence — and reluctance to report — that many ...
American Indian Law News - Sat, 2014-10-25 23:06
"Laws protecting the cultural heritage of the world are being broken every day by smugglers who deliver ancient artifacts to private collectors.
American Indian Law News - Sat, 2014-10-25 05:56
Jim Thorpe’s body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma.
"Will you ever begin to understand the meaning of the soil beneath your very feet? From a grain of sand to a great mountain, all is sacred. Yesterday and tomorrow exist eternally upon this continent. We natives are the guardians of this sacred place. "
Peter Blue Cloud (Mohawk)
Peter Blue Cloud (Mohawk)
American Indian Law News
- Tribes Drop Suit Over NY’s Regulation of Internet Loans
- Navajo high court finds election officials in contempt
- ‘Redskins’ Term’s Bloody History At Heart Of Minnesota Rally
- How California’s Climate Policy is Saving the Forest and Preserving a Way of Life
- Black and American Indian activists unite against racism