Category Archives: News

Slate: “North Dakota’s Voter ID Law Will Disenfranchise Thousands of Native Americans, Imperiling Heitkamp”

Here. More from Jezebel. And Above the Law.

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News Profile on Line 5 and Tribal Treaty Rights

Here is “‘We were here first’: Tribes say Line 5 pipeline tunnel ignores treaty rights.”

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ICT: “Texas Judge rules Indian Childhood Welfare Act as unconstitutional”

Here. An excerpt: Nicole Adams and other advocates are calling for Indian Country’s leaders and tribes to act now to protect ICWA and the sovereignty of tribes before it is too late. Adams warns, “we don’t want to look back … Continue reading

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The Guardian: “While Nestlé extracts millions of litres from their land, residents have no drinking water”

Here.

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#MeToo in Indian Country: A Short and Incomplete Collection of News Stories

Articles selected based on google search at 9AM this morning — “metoo american Indians” Indianz: National Congress of American Indians under #MeToo fire ICT: NCAI Attorney John Dossett under fire after #MeToo allegations Indianz: Prominent Indian Country attorney reassigned after #MeToo … Continue reading

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The Guardian: “A 124-year-old statue reviled by Native Americans – and how it came down”

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TeenVogue: “The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Expires September 30, Leaving Indigenous Women Especially Vulnerable”

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NYTs: “Maori Language, Once Shunned, Is Having a Renaissance in New Zealand”

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NYT: Interest Groups [Alaska Native Tribes Mostly] Turn Up Pressure on Senators Before Kavanaugh Vote

From the New York Times “We view ourselves in solidarity with our native Hawaiian brothers and sisters,” said Richard J. Peterson, the president of the Tlingit and Haida Indian tribes. “The fact that he questions their validity tells us that … Continue reading

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Michigan Radio Articles on Line 5

Here is “Commenters oppose new Line 5 anchor supports, accuse state of ignoring concerns.” And “Animation: Watch Line 5 accumulate 147 anchor supports in 16 years.“

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