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Navajo Nation leader vetoes items from federal virus aid

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - July 9, 2020 - 9:37pm

President Jonathan Nez says he blocked $73 million in expenditures because council members were trying to include 'pet projects and frivolous spending'

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Navajo man was devoted stay-at-home father

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - July 9, 2020 - 8:59pm

PORTRAITS FROM THE PANDEMIC

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Seattle advocates: Get police out of handling homeless

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - July 9, 2020 - 7:54pm

Removals ‘often re-trigger trauma, deepen mistrust between Native community members and government institutions’

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Q&A: What does McGirt ruling mean?

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - July 9, 2020 - 6:56pm

Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court decision involving the Muscogee (Creek) Nation was quickly hailed as a win for tribal sovereignty, but it also raised questions about potential impacts

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High Court No Longer A No-Go As Tribal Reservation OK'd

LAW360 (Native feed) - July 9, 2020 - 6:06pm
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision Thursday that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation's eastern Oklahoma reservation still exists for criminal jurisdiction purposes cemented Justice Neil Gorsuch's status as a pivotal supporter of tribal rights, and of treaty rights in particular, to the degree that tribes can nurture hopes in the high court after decades of fearing the worst at its hands.

No Injury In EPA Disclosure Delay On Virus Policy, Court Says

LAW360 (Native feed) - July 9, 2020 - 4:31pm
A New York federal judge has ruled that environmental groups can't show they were injured by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's allegedly delayed response to a request for more disclosure around a move to temporarily suspend some compliance obligations during the novel coronavirus crisis.

Native sports: From the 'rez to the pros

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - July 9, 2020 - 4:14pm

NDNSports is a platform to highlight Native athletes who are excelling at the highest level in college sports and professional sports

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'Model United Nations: Indigenous' is offering free summer programming

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - July 9, 2020 - 3:34pm

Nathan Balk King: 'In response to a lack of Native representation, I formed Model United Nations: Indigenous'

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Mining Project Highlights Cultural Heritage Risk For Cos.

LAW360 (Native feed) - July 9, 2020 - 3:09pm
Global condemnation of iron ore miner Rio Tinto's recent destruction of sacred indigenous sites in Australia demonstrates that failure to address cultural heritage risk can destroy corporate reputations, stock prices and the social license companies use to advance development projects, say Marion Werkheiser and Katherine Sorrell at Cultural Heritage Partners.

Independent investigator's report to determine range, extent of anti-Indigenous racism in health-care system

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - July 9, 2020 - 2:44pm
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

Independent investigator Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond said Thursday that her investigation into B.C.'s health-care system will be multi-phased, wide-ranging, and will seek to determine the range and extent of anti-Indigenous racism in the system, and how it affects care.

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'Good day to be Indigenous': High court ruling cheered

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - July 9, 2020 - 2:33pm

Thursday's McGirt v. Oklahoma decision lit up Native Twitter

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In Landmark Decision, Supreme Court Rules that Nearly Half of Oklahoma is Indian Land

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE - July 9, 2020 - 1:26pm

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a significant swath of eastern Oklahoma remains American Indian land for certain legal purposes. 

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SM North alumnus, Native American starts counter-petition in favor of keeping Indian mascot

NATIONAL NEWS - July 9, 2020 - 1:15pm
… counter petition. As a Native American, Monslow said he didn’ … to speak up for the Native American community,” Monslow said. Although … who is one-quarter Native American, said she’s been … Indian mascot as a mockery rather than an honoring of Native American …
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NATIONAL NEWS - July 9, 2020 - 1:15pm
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Thursday, July 9, 2020

NATIONAL NATIVE NEWS (nativetimes.net) - July 9, 2020 - 12:17pm

The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee is exploring how Indian Country is being impacted by COVID-19.

Landmark victory for Indian Country in Supreme Court House committee explores COVID-19 impacts in Indian Country Wisconsin forms missing and murdered Indigenous women task force https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/nnn070920.mp3

The post Thursday, July 9, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Antonia Gonzales.

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Green Group Sues To Stop Calif. Tribe's Wind Farm

LAW360 (Native feed) - July 9, 2020 - 11:58am
An environmental group in Southern California says that a proposed wind farm near the U.S.-Mexico border should be put on hold until a full analysis of its impacts on the region and on migratory birds can be completed.

6 Considerations When Shopping For Legal Tech Software

LAW360 (Native feed) - July 9, 2020 - 11:42am
When evaluating the vast range of legal technology options available today, law firms will want to make sure that firm intellectual property and client data stored in the software are encrypted, isolated, protected through backups, and in compliance with the ever-growing list of data regulations, say Eric Tucker and Dorna Moini at Documate.

Supreme Court says prosecutors may access to Donald Trump's tax returns, but not Congress

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - July 9, 2020 - 10:59am

Trump's two high court appointees, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, joined the majority in both cases along with Chief Justice John Roberts and the four liberal justices

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Supreme Court To Review FTC Restitution Authority

LAW360 (Native feed) - July 9, 2020 - 10:58am
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Thursday to review the Federal Trade Commission's authority to order restitution to consumers who have been hurt by fraud and other bad behavior in the marketplace.

Supreme Court ruling 'reaffirmed' sovereignty

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - July 9, 2020 - 10:44am

UPDATED: ‘If Congress wishes to withdraw its promises, it must say so’

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