Published October 22, 2016 WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has endorsed Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, and urges Navajo citizens to support her, as well. According to the 2010 Census, the Navajo Nation is the most populated tribe in Indian Country. President Begaye also urged other tribal nations to endorse Clinton. […]
Tribal officials and police seek calm on reservation Published October 21, 2016 PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION — Rumors are rampant on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation after the brutal murder of Vinny Brewer III, 29, during the daylight hours on Sunday, October 16, 2016. Brewer was beat up and then shot by occupants of two […]
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Published October 20, 2016 CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA and LOHRVILLE, IOWA – Children participating in anti-Bakken Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) actions in Iowa and North Dakota were targets of similar disturbing attacks this week when men asked the price to buy the children. Water Protectors, the name of a loose collection of groups lead […]
Published October 20, 2016 TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved the leasing of more than 4,000 acres of tribal trust land near the former Chilocco Indian School site to wind farm developer PNE Wind. Chilocco Indian School operated from 1884 to 1980 in Kay County near Newkirk. The ground lease agreement means an […]
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Published October 19, 2016 NORMAN, OKLAHOMA – Bryan Pollard, ,president of the Native American Journalists Association released the following letter today, October 19, 2016, on the arrest of Amy Goodman and the dismissal of the rioting charge against her: The Native American Journalists Association expresses relief and gratitude that the criminal charges against Democracy Now! journalist […]
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Published October 19, 2016 CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA — Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier told a North Dakota television reporter on Monday that blocking area roads “affects people’s rights.” Joe Dunn, Councilman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, made the following statement: I would like to respond to the comments that were made by Morton County […]
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