Monthly Archives: December 2011

American Indian College Fund President is Honored

Native Brief: DENVER – Richard B. Williams, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, was given the Distinguished Service Award from the University of Colorado Board of Regents in recognition of his dedicated service to American Indian students … Continue reading

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The Keystone XL Pipeline Scam

With all the political posturing in Congress over the Keystone XL tar-sands oil pipeline, it’s easy to lose sight of the real issue: This pipeline is dangerous, unnecessary, and would cost the American people far more than we can afford. … Continue reading

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Bullying in Native American communities

Lately the media has decided to focus on bullying across the country and the effects it has on young children. What really saddens and frustrates me is that we never hear about bullying in Native American communities. Native Americans make … Continue reading

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Cherokee Nation Walks to Prevent Diabetes

December 08, 2011 TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation celebrated the end of American Diabetes Month on Wednesday, Nov. 30 with a 30 minute walk at the tribe’s main complex in Tahlequah. More than 100 people walked to support diabetes … Continue reading

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First Navajo woman to run for U.S. House of Representatives.

Written by NP Reporter | Navajo Post Wenona Benally Baldenegro runs for U.S. House of Representatives, Arizona Congressional District One; seeks to be first American Indian woman to serve in the U.S. Congress, and first American Indian from Arizona A … Continue reading

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