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This is the 43rd in a series of 44 stories exploring past presidents' attitudes toward Native Americans, challenges and triumphs regarding tribes, and the federal laws and Indian policies enacted during their terms in office.

U.S. District Judge Miranda Du ordered Washoe and Mineral counties earlier this month to establish new early voting and election Day voting sites on two Paiute reservations in Northern Nevada after concluding Native Americans were being denied equal ...
Bob and I spent nearly a week this past September volunteering at the Northern Michigan Antique-Flywheelers Club's 20th Annual student Harvest Days.
"Another Native American story tells of a time when the world was all one land mass, and we were all one tribe," explained Chief Riverwind.

Many of the ethnic groups at Alabama have steadily grown as a proportion of the freshman class since 2009, which includes Native American/Alaskan Native, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and most notably, Hispanic and Asian students. The representation of ...
Secretary Jewell was in Alaska last week to address the 50th annual convention of the Alaska Federation of Natives. During her remarks, she told an audience of hundreds she would join them "on the rabble rousing side," when her job as Interior ...
More than 6,500 TVFC providers administer free vaccines to uninsured or underinsured children, children covered by the state Children's health insurance Program and children of Native American or Native Alaskan heritage. Additionally, more than 3.5 ...
the Presbyterian Church's national general assembly agreed in June, at the prompting of Alaskans, to issue an apology to all Native Americans abused, mistreated or diminished through church schools and boarding schools or otherwise. An expression of ...
Alaska Native ivory carvers worry about declining sales due to public confusion over possession of art made from illegally obtained African elephant ivory and Native Alaskan art made from legally obtained walrus, mammoth and mastodon ivory. ... "This ...
Holly Miowak Guise (History) has won two prestigious prizes that will enable her to conduct interviews and consult archives in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and rural Alaska: the 2016 Walter Rundell Award from the Western History Association and a grant from ...
Native applicants in the eight states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Colorado and Oklahoma) also applied for proportionally more manufactured housing loans and home improvement loans.
The Alaska Tribal Leaders Summit, an open forum for the leaders of Alaska's 229 federally recognized tribes, is convening for its 15th conference at the David Salmon tribal hall in Fairbanks on October 17, 18, 2016.
Fairbanks, Alaska (AP) - the Presbyterian Church of America has apologized for the experiences of Native Americans at boarding schools that had ties to the church.
Started in 1999, CO-OP aims to recruit and graduate Native American and Alaska Native nurses who will work in Indian Health Service facilities on Native American reservations or in urban settings. CO-OP supports both undergraduate and graduate students ...
She's known that Trump has a long history of making derogatory comments about women (as well as Native Americans, disabled people, military veterans, and other groups).

A recent Great Falls Tribune news article regarding Native American voters overstated the number of Native Americans living in Montana. The story reported Natives comprise "about" 8 percent of the state's population. The only population estimates ...
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell issued a secretarial order designed to boost the role Native American tribes play in the management of federal land and water ...
Saagulik Hensley has been active in Alaska and Native American affairs for many years. Her experience ... Lisa Murkowski in Washington, D.C.
Rodina Parnall, the former senior policy advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, is joining the American Indian Law Center as the assistant director for the Pre-Law Summer Institute for American Indians and Alaskan Natives. PSLI is an ...
... in remote Navajo communities access to pediatric specialists in Philadelphia. If the tele-consult program succeeds, it could become a standard of care for remote, underserved Native American communities from Alaska to Arizona, improving clinical ...
Alaska Federation of Natives president Julie Kitka announces Oct. 19, 2016, that the AFN board will endorse Hillary Clinton for president, during a National Congress of American Indians conference in Fairbanks.
Washington, D.C., based Native American rights attorney, Lael Echo-Hawk said placing tribal lands into trust with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, an option that re-opened to Alaska tribes this summer following a lengthy court battle, carries definite ...
The children's hospital of Philadelphia and the Indian Health Service, a unit of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, are exploring the creation of a telehealth program for American Indians and Alaska Native children, the two organizations ...
Concepts of inclusion and acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, people are seen as relatively new in the United States, but many American Indian and Alaska Native, or AI/AN, cultures have a long history of recognizing two ...
With election day around the corner candidates are pushing harder than ever to ensure that all eligible Native Americans have the opportunity to vote.
Democrats have also put a lot of effort into understanding and attracting Native Alaskans and Native Americans for years, realising their Senate majority may depend the Native American vote. ... Alaska has around 88,000 Alaskan natives eligible to vote.
Arizona city - With his own brand of blues vocals merged with Native American flute and guitar, musician Cody Blackbird hopes his music can break down cultural barriers and spread love, unity and peace.
The bill creates a Commission on Native children that will study programs available for Native American children and identify solutions to address obstacles facing the youth such as lower high school graduation rates and increased risks of suicide ...
But on the eve of Columbus Day, the noticeable silence around Native American issues from Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, their campaigns and the debate moderators seemed especially blatant - and typical of how indigenous people get brushed aside by ...
This Persistent Myth About Native Americans Needs Debunking .... It also encompasses Native perspectives by incorporating the growing academic field of Native American and international Indigenous studies. ... is entirely untrue, if for no other reason ...
Hours earlier, Gover presented at the convention and announced plans to build a National Native American veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.. "Native Americans have served in every conflict from the Revolutionary war to the global War On Terrorism," ...
... for IHS from $402 million to $6.6 billion for fiscal year 2017, the challenges facing these facilities are considerable and may contribute to the serious health issues afflicting the Native American population, according to an article from The ...
Walker signed the proclamation which states, "The State opposes racism toward indigenous peoples of Alaska or any Alaskan of any origin and promotes policies and practices that reflect the experiences of indigenous peoples, ensure greater access and ...
Chippewa FALLS - A man who was convicted of second-degree sexual assault in 2005 will be released from prison and will be moving into Bloomer, Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk announced Monday.
The largest gathering of Indigenous nations in modern American history has set up camp on land belonging to the Army Corps of Engineers at the confluence of the Cannonball and Missouri rivers in North Dakota.
On Oct. 10, the Native American youth and Family Center, Oregon Parks & Recreation Department, Multnomah County and Metro hosted the second annual indigenous peoples' Day celebration at the Oregon Zoo.
Both Native American and Latino students saw a six-point increase in graduation rates nationwide from 2011 to 2015. American Indian and Alaska Native students graduated at a rate of 71.6 percent last year, while Hispanic students graduated at a 77.8 ...
Heather Shotton, University of Oklahoma College of arts and sciences Professor of Native American Studies, has been named educator of the Year by the National Indian education Association.
Concepts of inclusion and acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, people are seen as relatively new in the United States, but many American Indian and Alaska Native, or AI/AN, cultures have a long history of recognizing two ...
According to the United States Census Bureau there's over 5 million Native Americans and Alaska Natives. "Rock the Indigenous Vote" organizer for the US Cara Currie Hall also ran the RIV in Canada.
"This award underscores the importance of collaboration between academic institutions that bring unique expertise together to address critical health disparities for Native American communities in Montana and Alaska," said Reed Humphrey, dean of UM's ...
Democrats have also put a lot of effort into understanding and attracting Native Alaskans and Native Americans for years, realising their Senate majority may depend the Native American vote. ... Alaska has around 88,000 Alaskan natives eligible to vote.
Key IHS stats tell the tale - the infant mortality rate for American Indians/Alaska Natives is 26 percent higher than the general population's, and their death rate is 26 percent higher than the white population.
Arizona city - With his own brand of blues vocals merged with Native American flute and guitar, musician Cody Blackbird hopes his music can break down cultural barriers and spread love, unity and peace.
Dr. Tami DeCoteau, a clinical psychologist in Bismarck who specializes in trauma-informed care, said she treats many Native American children in the foster care system who have suffered multiple types of trauma, such as traumatic separation, grief and ...
ATALM is a national non-profit that supports Native American cultural organizations. The Alutiiq ... The Alutiiq Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing the history and culture of the Alutiiq, an Alaska Native tribal people.
What we are not talking about are the physical issues that Native American peoples struggle with every day, and we are discussing why this issues exist even less.
Robeson County is one example of a part of the state where the disaster has taken a toll on communities of color: the area's residents are 39.9% Native American or Alaskan native; 24.4% are black; and 33.1% of residents live in poverty. The average ...


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