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Brown case highlights alarming pattern: Rights panel

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2014-11-26 20:24
Miami, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) The grand jury decision not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, spotlights "an alarming pattern of law enforcement use of excessive force against people of colour", the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida has said.

Honolulu Law Firm Welcomes Three Attorneys

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2014-11-26 15:25
Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing welcomes Timothy Irons, Nick Kacprowski, and Zachary DiIonno (PRWeb November 26, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Top-Law-Firm-Hawaii/Alston-Hunt-Floyd/prweb12358159.htm

7 English Words You’d Never Guess Have American Indian Roots

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2014-11-26 10:14
English speakers owe Algonquian speakers many thanks

Pueblo Grande Indian Market: An Arizona Tradition of Holiday Shopping for All That Glitters

Yaqui News - Wed, 2014-11-26 01:12
Enjoy two days of shopping for authentic American Indian fine arts and crafts, delectable food and live entertainment at Pueblo Grande Indian Market on December 13 & 14, 2014. (PRWeb November 26, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12349827.htm

Pueblo Grande Indian Market: An Arizona Tradition of Holiday Shopping for All That Glitters

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2014-11-26 01:12
Enjoy two days of shopping for authentic American Indian fine arts and crafts, delectable food and live entertainment at Pueblo Grande Indian Market on December 13 & 14, 2014. (PRWeb November 26, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12349827.htm

American Indian Heritage Month

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:28
November is National American Indian Heritage Month and Daniel Tucker, Chairman at Sycuan, explains the tribes and cultures of the Kumeyaay Indians. He also explains how they got started into their different bands and more on the award they one for their documentary last year.

Northland student places second at national STEM conference

American Indian Law News - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:52
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) selected 70 undergraduate students including Northland College senior Stephanie Muise to present oral presentation in all areas of science, engineering and technology for its annual conference earlier this month.

Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-11-24 11:32
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – American Indian and Alaska Native children are exposed to violence at rates higher than any other social group in the nation, according to a new report that urges creation of a new Native American affairs office, additional federal funding and other measures to combat the problem.

Hands-on American Indian village coming to Upper Marlboro -- Gazette.Net

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-11-24 06:41
Keenan Alexander, 13, of Upper Marlboro said he’s studying U.S. History in school, but he hasn’t heard his teachers mention American Indians or even the Piscataway Indian Nation, which has origins in Maryland.

The American Indian Hall of Fame Finds a New Home

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-11-24 06:22
The American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame is taking another step forward in its illustrious history by moving its Hall of Heroes into the Loretto Building in Kansas City, Missou...

Hands-on American Indian village coming to Upper Marlboro -- Gazette.Net

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2014-11-24 05:32
Keenan Alexander, 13, of Upper Marlboro said he’s studying U.S. History in school, but he hasn’t heard his teachers mention American Indians or even the Piscataway Indian Nation, which has origins in Maryland.

GGG-mania takes over Kazakhstan

Yaqui News - Mon, 2014-11-24 04:45
A rematch between WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev and ring legend Evander Holyfield could take place after Valuev’s WBA-mandated fight against “champion in recess” Ruslan Chagaev.

Project to show Native American link to Route 66

American Indian Law News - Sun, 2014-11-23 15:42
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Greasy diners, big-finned Cadillacs, mom-and-pop souvenir shops, dusty trading posts and the promise of the West were undoubtedly part of the recipe ...

Levi’s Stadium protesters urge Washington Redskins to change name

American Indian Law News - Sun, 2014-11-23 15:30
Outraged protesters carrying signs reading “No honor in racism” and “I’m not your mascot” gathered near Levi’s Stadium on Sunday leading up to the San Francisco 49ers game against Washington. The rally is the latest action by American Indian groups pressuring the National Football League to end the use of the Redskins’ team name and imagery, which they say is offensive and racist. When we are ...

Disproportion, blatant inequity a reality for many Native students

American Indian Law News - Sun, 2014-11-23 15:21
I grew up in south-central Wisconsin in the city of Madison—and off of the reservation. The Sokaogon Chippewa Community resided just north of me, but I had to cultivate my own identity as an American Indian in a town with very few people who identified as Native.

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Yaqui News - Sat, 2014-11-22 20:15
Former WBO heavyweight champion “Relentless” Lamon Brewster (34-4, 30 KOs) remains very confident approaching his 12-round clash with former WBA heavy champ Bruce Seldon (39-8, 35 KOs) on Saturday at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. “I’m feeling relaxed and ready,” Brewster said.

Four dead in murder-suicide on South Dakota Native American reservation

American Indian Law News - Sat, 2014-11-22 13:44
Four people were killed and one person remains in critical condition after a murder-suicide at a South Dakota Native American reservation, law enforcement officials said Saturday.

‘Above the law’: Responding to domestic violence on Indian reservations

American Indian Law News - Sat, 2014-11-22 10:31
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio STEPHEN FEE : American Indian Lisa Brunner spent her childhood on and around the White Earth Indian reservation — a huge tract of land in northern Minnesota that’s home to around 4000 American Indians. Lisa grew up surrounded by domestic violence — and since has become a leading advocate for Native victims of abuse. LISA BRUNNER : “It’s happening every day ...

American Indian Movement live in San Francisco

American Indian Law News - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:23
SAN FRANCISCO -- The American Indian Movement's annual west coast conference began Friday with AIM cofounder Clyde Bellecourt and Bill Means, Lakota, describing how sports mascots are a continuation of the genocide in the United States.
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