How Many More Need to Die? It’s Time to Ban the AR-15 Assault Weapon

Commentary Published February 17, 2018 As re-entered the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, the “Breaking News” red-and-white banner caught my eye on the large-screened television. There were images of students running and law enforcement taking position outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Someone hotel lobby crowd remarked, “Another school shooting.” […]

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Navajo Nation & Havasupai Resist Trump Opening Up Uranium Mining on Tribal Lands

Published February 17, 2018 SUPAI, ARIZONA – Responding to President Donald Trump’s overtures to open up uranium mining on tribal lands, the Navajo Nation and Havasupai Tribe (People of the Blue Green Water) are expressing their opposition. Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez joined Arizona State Rep. Eric Descheenie and six other runners on a […]

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The National Center Mourns the Passing of Longtime Board Member Larry G. Kinley

Published February 17, 2018 MESA, ARIZONA – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) sends its deepest condolences to Lummi Nation and the entire Kinley family after the death of long-serving National Center Board Member Larry G. Kinley. Kinley lost his battle with lung cancer on February 13th. A member of the […]

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Trump Budget is a ‘Messaging Document’

Guest Commentary Published February 17, 2018 Budgets are statements: This is what “we” care about.  It’s money that reveals priorities. The “we” could be, and ought to be, the country. Or the “we” could be a presidential administration that’s not really equipped to govern. So there will be lots of stories this year, like last […]

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Tanya Gibbs Becomes Partner of Rosette’s Michigan Office

Published February 17, 2018 MATTAWAN, MICHIGAN — Rosette, LLP, a majority American Indian-owned national law firm, specializing in the practice of federal Indian law, is pleased to announce that Associate Attorney Tanya Gibbs, a descendant of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, has been elected to our partnership. Since joining Rosette in 2013, Gibbs […]

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Four urban Indian Organizations Receive Grants to Battle Diabetes Using Indigenous Methods

Published February 16, 2018 SEATTLE – The Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) awarded four urban Indian organizations $10,000 grants each to develop programs, trainings, and services for diabetes prevention and management within urban Indian communities. “Because each tribal culture has different traditions and each region of the country has different resources, we can’t approach health in urban […]

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