Monthly Archives: June 2012

Tribes work for record Native American vote

The head of the largest group representing Native Americans and Alaska Natives said federal and state governments should provide voter registration at Indian Health Service facilities. Jefferson Keel, president of the National Congress of American Indians, said in a phone … Continue reading

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Forgotten Once More? Presidential Candidates Yet to Campaign in Indian Country

By Rob  Capriccioso – June 15, 2012 By this time in the 2008 presidential campaign, President Barack Obama was an  adopted member of the Crow Nation of Montana, smiling and hugging his new  parents, Sonny and Mary Black Eagle. Jodi … Continue reading

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Oglala Sioux move closer to establishing first tribal national park

Reclaiming tribal lands and focusing on the future of the tribe was the theme of the day when the Oglala Sioux Tribe, in a historic moment of agreement with the United States Government, signed a document that propels forward the … Continue reading

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