Published January 8, 2016 WAYLAND, MICHIGAN – Gun Lake Casino. Today, the Gun Lake Tribal Gaming Authority Board announced that an expansion of the Gun Lake Casino has begun that will add more gaming, entertainment, and dining options. Clark Construction has started site-work, which includes excavation and site preparation in advance of spring construction of […]
Guest Commentary Published January 8, 2016 Happy New Year! A new year brings us a crop of new leaders in the Cherokee Nation, in the form of the Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council. The Youth Council serves a vital role in building the next generation of leaders for our tribe and our people. We recently […]
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Developing Story Published January 8, 2016 COLEMAN, FLORIDA— Leonard Peltier, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, has been diagnosed with an abdominal aortic aneurism. Peltier is in need of surgery. More will be known after a MRI is performed on Sunday. Peltier is incarcerated at the U.S. Penitentiary in Coleman, Florida, for his 1977 conviction in […]
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Published January 8, 2016 ATLANTA—Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez met with representatives from the Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA) at their headquarters in Atlanta, Ga., on Monday, Jan. 4, to discuss the possibility of restarting a BGCA facility on the Navajo Nation. Barry Griswell from the BGCA […]
Published January 7, 2016 GALLUP, NEW MEXICO—Officials for the Gallup Police Department are still saying that a Navajo police woman will be charged for fleeing the scene of an accident that occurred within the city limits on Dec. 27. However, according to court records, no charges have been filed against Patricia Henry as of 5 […]
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Guest Commentary Published January 7, 2016 On Monday, September 1, during a trip to Alaska, President Obama announced that the highest peak in North America would be officially restored to the Koyukon Athabascan name of Denali which means “the tall one.” This is the name the Athabascan people have used for the mountain for centuries. […]