AMERIND Risk Celebrates Native American Heritage Day & Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month Published November 18, 2017 SANTA ANA PUEBLO – In honor of Native American Heritage Month, AMERIND Risk recognizes our determined and resilient Tribal members, who are dedicated to fostering Tribal sustainability and the economic growth of Indian Country. We are united in a movement to protect and empower Tribes. In […]

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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman on Keystone Oil Spill: Trump Administration Lies About Pipeline Safety

Published November 18, 2017 EAGLE BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA – American Indian tribes have opposed the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline since it was announced. The tribes have longed fear the danger of oil leaks which are inevitable. After the existing Keystone oil pipeline leaked 210,000 gallons of oil on Thursday, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chariman Harold […]

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Three Native Program Alumni Invited to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

November is National Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month Published November 18, 2017 National Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month has been observed every November since 1990. During this month and throughout the year, Sundance Institute through its Native American and Indigenous Program recognizes and supports the immense talent and ongoing accomplishments of […]

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Department of the Interior Searches for 17,000 American Indian Individuals to Claim Accounts Before November 27 Deadline

Published November 18, 2017 WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior announced today it is taking the final steps in its efforts to identify the whereabouts of approximately 17,000 American Indians to provide compensation as part of the Cobellsettlement.  The settlement of the Cobell lawsuit has reached an important deadline and the Department needs Class Members, […]

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Native Tribes & Organizations: Recent CFPB Action Could Set Dangerous Precedent for Tribally Owned Businesses, Tribal Sovereignty

Published November 17, 2017 Tribes and Native organizations join forces in letter to CFPB expressing concern about recent consent order WASHINGTON – A recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) action is deeply troubling for tribal sovereignty and tribal economic development, according to the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) and a wide array of American […]

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Stand in Solidarity with Leonard Peltier Slated for Sunday, November 19 in Los Angeles

Published November 17, 2017 LOS ANGELES – Artist Rigo 23 began work on a statue of prominent Native American activist and political prisoner, Leonard Peltier, in 2016. Before the statue was installed at American University, Rigo took its feet to sites of Native significance across the U.S., including Alcatraz Island, the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, and the […]

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