Artist Ai Weiwei in Gaza to Film Refugee Crisis

By Palestine Chronicle staff Ai Weiwei, controversial and dissident Chinese artist and activist is in Gaza to film a documentary based on the suffering of refugees in the Middle East Weiwei crossed into Gaza through Israel with a crew of 10 people. Ai aims to include Palestinian refugees in his documentary stating that they constitute […]

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First Light Resort & Casino Job and Vendor Fair

Published May 12, 2016 TAUNTON, MASSACHUSETTS – Now that the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has begun site demolition work to pave the way for its billion-dollar First Light Resort & Casino in Taunton, the Tribe’s Gaming Authority is hosting a job and vendor fair this Saturday. The fair will provide information for prospective employees as well as […]

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US Education Secretary to Visit Pine Ridge Reservation on Thursday

Education Secretary wants to hear about issues impacting  American Indian students Published May 12, 2016 PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION – U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. will visit the Pine Ridge Reservation in southwestern South Dakota, on Thursday, May 12, to hear about issues impacting Native American students. During remarks, he will discuss […]

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Tester Takes Another Step to Revitalize and Expand Native American Languages

Published May 12, 2016  WASHINGTON — Senator Jon Tester today took another step forward to revitalize and expand Native American languages after his Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act was unanimously passed by the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Tester’s bill reauthorizes the Native American Language Program through 2020.  The initiative funds Native language classes and restoration initiatives […]

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Suspect Arrested for Killing of Fort Hall Indian Reservation Man

Breaking News   Published May 11, 2016 FORT HALL, IDAHO– This evening, Demetrius Anthony Gomez was arrested at a residence on North Harrison Avenue in Pocatello, ID. Members of the Fort Hall Criminal Investigation Division, Federal Bureau of Investigations, US Marshals and Pocatello Police worked together to locate and apprehend Gomez. Gomez was taken into […]

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Rosebud Sioux Tribal Police Officer Shot; Suspect Being Sought

Published May 11, 2016 ROSEBUD INDIAN RESERVATION—The Rosebud Police Department has released the name and photograph of Linn Crossdog, who is being sought in connection with the shooting of a Rosebud Sioux tribal police officer during the early morning hours of Wednesday, May 11, 2016 on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Crossdog is […]

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