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Forget Blue Monday--the London art world is blowing away the January cobwebs and firing on all cylinders. Hard-core contemporary art tribes were out in force last weekend (13-14 January) for the opening of the third edition of Condo--the international collaborative extravaganza in which 17 London ...

With the slow free agent market leaving most of the top players still available, should the Cleveland Indians try to sign the prize of the market, JD Martinez? We're getting to the point of the winter where players are going to start panicking and dropping their asking prices. If this continues, perhaps the tribe ...
Many of these Virginia tribes include descendants of Pocahontas' Virginia Powhatan tribe. These tribes had received official state recognition from the Commonwealth of Virginia, but had not received federal recognition, a status which will grant the tribes legal standing in direct relationships with the U.S. ...
COOS BAY - The Kids' HOPE Center in Coos Bay has been awarded a $5,000 grant to help educate local students with age appropriate instruction on child sexual abuse prevention, healthy relationships and goal setting. In 2015, the Oregon State Legislator passed SB 856, requiring schools to provide ...

OLYMPIA -- Washington tribes and environmental groups endorsed a bill Monday that would limit withdrawals from new wells to 350 gallons a day, monitored by mandatory meters. The legislation was presented to the Senate Agriculture, Water and natural resources Committee as an alternative to a bill ...
Hundreds of people streamed in soon after the doors opened to Indiana's first tribal casino. Leaders of the Pokagon (poh-KAY'-gun) Band of Potawatomi (paht-ah-WAH'-toh-mee) Indians joined with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tah-juhj) and others for a ceremony marking Tuesday's opening day ...
Albuquerque, N.M. -- Cherokee Nation leaders marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday by acknowledging the tribe needs to come to terms with its treatment of former slaves, known as Freedmen. The tribe -- one of the country's largest -- recognized the King holiday for the first time with ...
In the last 25 years, judicial decisions and settlements have restored 27 of the 38 Rancherias that were terminated under the original Rancheria Act. Additional tribes have since been restored through Acts Of Congress. However, according to Covert, the Nisenan were the first tribe to be denied restoration of ...
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke called the release devastating, possibly delaying the delivery of bison to the Fort Peck tribes for another two years. The Animal Plant Health and Inspection Service must decide whether the quarantine period will have to be restarted, or whether the bison bulls that wandered ...
Leaders of the Nansemond Indian tribe and five other Virginia tribes witnessed the recent passing of a bill in the U.S. Senate that pushed them further away from decades of injustice and closer to federal recognition. The "Thomasina E. Jordan Indian tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017" ...
In contemporary Iraq, tribes and tribalism are most prominent in Sunni areas -- Anbar, Salahadin, Kirkuk, Nineveh -- and the southern, mainly Shia .... In the dialogues, tribal leaders said that paying victims' families would be tantamount to admitting the whole tribe had supported ISIL simply because some ...
For those doing their best to keep up healthy January resolutions (or simply treat their body a little bit better), tribe has just released a series of three brand new smoothie bowls, perfect for breakfast or a sizeable snack. Choose from Green Galaxies, with kiwi, mint, and yogurt; Got Red On It, with red dragon ...
The largest tribe in the area is Jubur, followed by Tayy, Bakara, Anazzah, Shammar and others. Since the beginning of the revolution, these tribes have been divided between regime loyalists and opponents, including the self-administration declared by the Kurds. The most prominent Arab tribes in the area ...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- An American Indian tribe is ready to open a northern Indiana casino to join three it already operates in southwestern Michigan. The Four Winds South Bend casino owned by the Pokagon (poh-KAY'-gun) Band of Potawatomi (paht-ah-WAH'-toh-mee) Indians will be Indiana's first ...
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday said it won't reconsider its construction permit for a Massachusetts pipeline, and also rejected a Rhode Island Indian tribe's late bid for full legal standing in the matter of the Connecticut Expansion Project. Now the Narragansett Indian Tribe plans to sue ...

On the state level, they have ranged from records regarding the tribes having been lost or burned during the civil war, preventing them from proving their genealogies, to a 1924 "racial integrity" law that forced residents to register as either "white" or "colored" but not "Indian," effectively erasing Native ...
Stang celebrated her 102nd birthday on Friday with a Cleveland Indians-themed party. She's been following the tribe for as long as she can remember and still has some regrets not attending the 1948 World Series between the Indians and Boston Braves. "I was eight months pregnant," she said. "I couldn't ...
Leaders of the Cherokee Nation marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by welcoming the descendants of slaves into their tribe after years of exclusion, while King's children and the pastor of an Atlanta church where King preached passionately decried disparaging remarks President Donald J. Trump is said to ...
... the Eastern Chickahominy, the Upper Mattaponi, the Rappahannock, the Monacan, and the Nansemond. Federal recognition will give the tribes legal standing and allow them to compete for grants, repatriate the remains of ancestral tribesmen, and provide health care services for elderly tribe members.
Speaking exclusively to Yeni Şafak, the head of Syria's Supreme Tribal Council and leader of the Shuayitat tribe Rafea Oqla al-Rajw said that the union formed during the group's last meeting in Turkey's Şanlıurfa back in March included 60 clans and 20 tribes, encompassing over 80 percent of those found ...
The Towson Tigers came into Kaplan Arena tied for seventh in the CAA with a 2-3 record, but tribe coach Tony Shaver knew they were a lot better than that. If asked to name the best shooting team in men's college basketball, a safe answer might be number one ranked Villanova or number three Virginia.
Mashpee selectmen on Monday were scheduled to re-sign a memorandum of understanding between the tribe and town to supply emergency services on tribal lands. The town and tribe have signed a similar memorandum for the last few years, each for one year, since the tribe received land in trust from ...
The tribes have previously received recognition from the Commonwealth of Virginia, but gaps in historical record hindered their federal recognition. A seventh tribe, the Pamunkey, received federal recognition in 2016. The bill, which was introduced by Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman last February, ...
Bishop Paiute tribe attorney Dorothy Alther told Courthouse News last year that the case has major implications for all tribes. "The tribe and counties need certainty and clarification on tribal inherent authority to ensure safety on tribal lands. No tribal police officer should be subjected to criminal prosecution ...
In a 5-3 vote, the council opted to pull out of a deal the tribe approved in 2015, which called for Enbridge to pay $18.5 million for less than a half acre of land. Enbridge operates four pipelines that cross the parcel, but the tribe never gave the company permission to access the land. The half acre is about 20 ...
The tribes have previously received recognition from the Commonwealth of Virginia, but gaps in historical record hindered their federal recognition. A seventh tribe, the Pamunkey, received federal recognition in 2016. The bill, which was introduced by Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman last February, ...
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear Washington's appeal of a lower court decision that could put the state on the hook for replacing more than 900 culverts that block spawning salmon. The price tag could run to $2.4 billion, but involves one of the defining features of the Pacific Northwest -- its ...
Many of these include descendants of Pocahontas' Virginia Powhatan tribe. Kaine and Warner worked with Democratic and Republican colleagues to ensure that the bill made it through to final passage. These tribes had received official recognition from the Commonwealth of Virginia, but had not received ...
During his time in power, Saleh showered tribal leaders and key figures from Hashid, Sanaa - Saleh's own tribe and also part of the Hashid federation - and other tribes with the highest military positions, government contracts, and generous financial support. Saleh also allowed Saudi Arabia to continue its ...
Three tribes in South Dakota including the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe, and the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate filed a lawsuit, through trial firm Robins Kaplan LLP, on Monday, Jan. 8 against 24 distributors and manufacturers of opioids. "The effects of opioids on South Dakota tribes ...
... Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, which is leading an effort to exert more influence by tribes in negotiations that are getting underway for a new farm bill. Anderson said as his wealthy tribe provided grants to other Indian nations for infrastructure and healthy food initiatives, leaders realized there ...
A local Daily Dose of Kindness thanks to Jessica Haslam reaching out to me on twitter. The Shoreline mom wrote me about her youngest son Duke who has a favorite blanket. "It's his favorite thing. When he's sad that's what his brothers go get to help him calm down. When he's tired that's what he lays his ...
President Trump signed the Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act into law on Monday, January 8. This placed more than 31,000 acres of land into trusts for the tribes that originally owned it. One of those tribes is the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua tribe of Indians in Douglas County. Staff with the Cow Creek ...
(The tribe opens the season on the road on March 29 at Seattle.) After that homestand, the tribe heads to Puerto Rico to play a two-game series against the Twins on April 17 and 18. There are 8 weekday matinees this year. The time for these has changed to 1:10 pm. The dates for those are May 2, May 30 ...
The tribe is proposing an electronic bingo hall, something that can't be regulated by the state under the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. Earlier in the day Wednesday, in her first public comments since Monday's decision, tribal council Chairwoman Cheryl Andrews-Maltais told The Times she is open ...
Oral argument On Tuesday, January 2nd, counsel representing patent owner St. Regis Mohawk tribe filed a request for oral hearing with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) to request discovery which could impact a series of inter partes review (IPR) trials which have been petitioned by ...
Indian tribes in Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas are suing opioid manufacturers and distributors over the epidemic of addiction and overdoses that racks their reservations. Three North and South Dakota tribes filed suit in federal court Monday against two dozen companies. Minnesota's Leech Lake ...
AKWESASNE -- The St. Regis Mohawk tribe is looking for community input on a proposal to expand street lighting at the southern end of Akwesasne. The plan evolved from concerns expressed by the public at tribal monthly meetings and other venues, a press release said. "The Saint Regis Mohawk tribe ...
Newly sworn-in, Rep. John Curtis seems to be blending in seamlessly with Team Utah Congressional Delegation. Out of the gate, he attached his name to a House Bill 4532, which critics say is an attempt to codify President Donald Trump's proclamation signed in Utah last month that reduced Bears Ears ...
The Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act will place 17,519 acres of federal land, currently managed by the Bureau of Land Management, into trust for the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua tribe of Indians and 14,742 acres of federal land into trust for the Confederated tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw ...
BILLINGS -- conservationists and a Montana Indian tribe have asked a judge to restore protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears in light of a recent ruling in a case involving Great Lakes wolves. The request by three conservation groups and the Northern Cheyenne tribe was lodged on Monday in ...
As we've reported before, an increasing number of online payday lenders have recently sought affiliations with Native American tribes in an effort to take advantage of the tribes' special legal status as sovereign nations. The reason is clear: genuine tribal businesses are entitled to "tribal immunity," meaning ...
MONROE COUNTY, Tenn. - A bill that would bring several historic Cherokee sites back under the control of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has support from various leaders. The Eastern Band Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep ...
"The effect of opioids on South Dakota tribes has been horrific," said Johnson. "This epidemic has overwhelmed our public-health and law-enforcement services, drained resources for addiction therapy, and sent the cost of caring for children of opioid-addicted parents skyrocketing. This is a crisis that ...
Led by two-time AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber, the tribe's rotation set single-season Modern Era (since 1900) records in 2017 for strikeouts (1,066), strikeouts per nine innings (10.1) and strikeout rate (27.5 percent), while establishing an AL record for strikeout-to-walk ratio (4.2). That is more than a solid ...
Three Native American tribes in South Dakota have sued opioid industry players in federal court, alleging they sold addictive drugs without warning of their ... Among the falsehoods outlined by the tribe: Purporting a low risk of addiction, suggesting the products carry a low risk of producing a "high," saying ...
In addition to helping the Coquille tribe, the bill restores 17,519 acres of federal land to the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, and 14,742 acres to the Confederated tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians. It provides the two tribes a land base for the first time since their restoration ...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Native American tribe will be able to go ahead with its plans for a gambling hall on Martha's Vineyard after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the dispute. The Supreme Court said Monday that it would not take up the case involving the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe.


 

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