US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Chair on CNN: “I am a Supporter of Donald Trump”

Published May 16, 2016 WASHINGTON — During a guest appearance on CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blizter,” the chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Senator John Barrasso (Wyoming-R) on Monday afternoon told Blizter he is a supporter of Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. “I am a supporter of Donald Trump […]

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Cobell Scholarship Deadline is June 1, 2016

Published May 17, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE – The deadline to apply for the Cobell Scholarship 2016-2017 is approaching. The deadline is June 1, 2016 for all general applications and supporting documents. Revised documents can be submitted until July 15, 2016. The Cobell Scholarship is a non-renewable competitive scholarship that provides one-year of scholarship support to enrolled members (or […]

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Cheyenne River Youth Project Hosts Garden Blessing – Launches 2016 Growing Season in Winyan Toka Win Garden

Published May 17, 2016 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA — On Friday, May 6, the Cheyenne River Youth Project formally blessed the 2-acre, naturally grown Winyan Toka Win (Leading Lady) garden for the 2016 growing season. Richard Charging Eagle conducted the garden blessing, and 12 young people joined staff members in planting corn for the season. […]

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Navajo Police Officer Alex Yazzie’s Name Added to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Wall

Published May 17, 2016 WASHINGTON— As a part of National Police Week, four New Mexico police officers were honored at a memorial service for fallen officers in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, May 15. The 35th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service was held on the west front of the U.S. Capitol. This year the name […]

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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association Receives Presidential Award For Export Service

First Native Organization to Win Prestigious “E” Award Published May 17, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE –  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today presented The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity […]

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HRW Calls on Jordan to Ease Restrictions Imposed on Gazans Travelling

By Palestine Chronicle Staff Human Rights Watch has called on the Jordanian government to lift the restrictions imposed based on issuing “non-objection papers” to Palestinians from Gaza who travel through the country. Kenneth Roth, the Executive Director of HRW sent a letter to the Jordanian Prime Minister, which read: “Since August, residents of Gaza have […]

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Israel Tells France Blatantly: Not Interested in Multilateral Peace Talks

French officials said on Sunday that they will continue to press ahead with plans to host a multilateral Middle East peace conference later this year, despite hearing, quite bluntly, that Israel is displeased with the idea. French Foreign Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday to promote the “French Initiative” – […]

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