Spence Comes to Grand Rapids to Make Case for Trump Presidency

Published July 29, 2016 GRAND RAPIDS – Republican Vice President nominee, Mike Pence, held a town meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Thursday. It was one of his first solo appearances since being named the GOP vice president nominee. He said he did not hestitate for one-minute when Trump called him two weeks ago Wednesday […]

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Cherokee Nation Starts CarePortal Network Serving Foster Children

Published July 29, 2016 TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation is partnering with two organizations to start a network to better serve Cherokee County children in the child welfare system or at risk of being placed in foster care. The Cherokee Nation is the first tribe in Oklahoma to partner with the Oklahoma Department of Human […]

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Hillary Rodham Clinton Accepts Democratic Party’s Nomination for President

Published July 28, 2016 PHILADELPHIA – To thunderous cheers with people chanting “Hillary, Hillary,” former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made history on Thursday night as she accepted the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. During her acceptance speech, Clinton mentioned Indian Counrty: “From my […]

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Family Seeks Justice for Murdered Son of Lehman Brightman, Lakota Gall Brightman

Published July 28, 2016 MARTINEZ, CALIFORNIA — The family of Lakotah Gall Brightman is asking a district judge in Martinez, California to sentence his murderer, Mark Nelson, 51, to life in prison. Lakotah Gall Brightman was the son of Lehman and Trudy Brightman. Lehman Brightman (Sioux), a retired college professor, is a well-known figure in […]

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State Rep. Flanagan in Letter to Daughter at DNC: “Your Name is Not Pocahontas”

Published July 28, 2016 PHILADELPHIA – Minnesota State Representative Peggy Flanagan, a tribal citizen of the White Earth Ojivwe, represented today at the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon. In her speech to the DNC, Flanagan read a letter to her three-year-old daughter. She told her: “Politics is […]

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