American Basketball Association Names Omaha Tribal Citizen Vice President of Native American Affairs

Published May 28, 2016 INDIANAPOLIS – The American Basketball Association (ABA) on Wednesday named Barry Webster Sr. as Vice President of Native American Affairs. Webster is a tribal citizen of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska along with being part Ho-Chunk from Winnebago, Nebraska. “As the most diversified professional sports league in history, the ABA is extremely proud […]

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“Purple Heart Reservation” Signs Go Up on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation

  Published May 28, 2016 FORT HALL INDIAN RESERVATION— This Memorial Day weekend, tribal citizens living on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in Idaho will be seeing 10 new road signs at various locations on the reservation. The Fort Hall Indian Reservation is home to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. Workers began installing the signs yesterday and […]

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President Clinton to Navajo Leaders: Will Not be Left Behind If Hillary Wins

Published May 28, 2016 ESPANOLA, NEW MEXICO – Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez and their staff met privately with former President Bill Clinton to advocate on behalf of issues that face the Navajo Nation on Tuesday, May 24, before a rally held at the Plaza De Espanola.Former President Clinton told […]

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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Issues Statement on Upcoming French Auction of Tribal Sacred Objects

Published May 28, 2016 WASHINGTON – Next week, a Paris auction house will hold a sale which includes American Indian tribal sacred objects and objects of cultural patrimony. Last December, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell met with France’s former Minister of Justice to seek cooperation in working to repatriate these sacred objects to Indian tribes in […]

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N2N University Opens in Big Cabin, OK

Published May 27, 2016 BIG CABIN, OKLAHOMA – Classes began Monday, May 23, 2016, for students enrolled at N2N University. This vocational school will specialize in training technicians for the automotive service industry. Students will learn the necessary skills for a successful career in automotive maintenance and repair positions. “We’re excited to offer students a […]

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President Clinton expresses support for tribes in struggle to protect their rights and grizzly as Trump adds insult to injury

Published May 27, 2016 BILLINGS, MONTANA—On recent campaign stops in Indian Country for presidential candidate Secretary Hillary Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton, spoke on a range of issues with tribal implications, including environmental concerns and the potential for green economic initiatives on reservations. In Billings, Montana, President Clinton met with […]

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