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Company floats proposal for hydropower on Navajo Nation

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - May 26, 2020 - 7:23pm

The Phoenix-based company's new proposal would rely on groundwater rather than surface water from the Little Colorado River to make electricity

Categories: UNITED STATES

Payday Loan 'Godfather' Appeal Not For High Court, Feds Say

LAW360 (Native feed) - May 26, 2020 - 6:53pm
Government attorneys on Tuesday advised the U.S. Supreme Court against hearing a Pennsylvania man's claim that his racketeering conviction and 14-year prison term should be overturned, telling the high court that a district judge's jury instructions in the initial matter had been given properly.

US nears 100,000 deaths: Does Trump feel your pain?

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - May 26, 2020 - 6:17pm

At every turn, the president has asserted the numbers would be worse without his leadership, yet the toll keeps climbing

Categories: UNITED STATES

4 Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - May 26, 2020 - 5:36pm

Mayor Jacob Frey announced the firings on Twitter, saying: 'This is the right call'

Categories: UNITED STATES

Several Michigan casinos to reopen despite stay-at-home order

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - May 26, 2020 - 5:28pm

Updated: The tribes say they voluntarily closed to help slow the spread of the virus but are sovereign governments

Categories: UNITED STATES

New Mexico senator presents veterans' histories to Library of Congress

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - May 26, 2020 - 5:17pm

'My father probably spent the last 15 years of his life in New Mexico, and he would point out to me about the tradition of Native Americans and Hispanics and others, serving with great distinction'

Categories: UNITED STATES

Energy Co. Beats Suit Over Uranium Mine Near Grand Canyon

LAW360 (Native feed) - May 26, 2020 - 4:42pm
A U.S. uranium producer can proceed with plans to reopen a dormant mine six miles from the Grand Canyon after a local tribe and environmental groups failed to show the federal government miscalculated the cost of the project.

Ottawa delays release of national action plan on missing and murdered Indigenous women

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - May 26, 2020 - 4:18pm
Gladys Radek has a moment with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

The federal government is postponing the release of an action plan on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, which was expected next month to mark the one-year anniversary of the national inquiry's final report.

Categories: CANADA

Tom Cole: 'We should have been better prepared'

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - May 26, 2020 - 4:02pm

It's a 'sad thing that 230 odd years of American history teaches you that we've (Congress) never lived up to our trust obligations'

Categories: UNITED STATES

Kahnawake, Kanesatake businesses remain closed despite Quebec reopening

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - May 26, 2020 - 3:10pm
Oka Park blockade

While retailers reopened in the greater Montreal area this week, two Mohawk communities will remain closed for at least another week.

Categories: CANADA

Justices End SD's Attempts To Tax Sales At Tribal Casino

LAW360 (Native feed) - May 26, 2020 - 2:42pm
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ended South Dakota's efforts to tax spending by nontribal members at a Native American casino, turning down the state's challenge to an Eighth Circuit holding in favor of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe.

Credibility Concerns About Virtual Arbitration Are Unfounded

LAW360 (Native feed) - May 26, 2020 - 1:23pm
Concerns that videoconferenced arbitration hearings compromise an arbitrator's ability to reliably resolve credibility contests are based on mistaken perceptions of how many cases actually turn on credibility, what credibility means in the legal world, and how arbitrators make credibility determinations, says Wayne Brazil at JAMS.

Okla. Gov. Insists Tribal Gambling Compacts Didn't Renew

LAW360 (Native feed) - May 26, 2020 - 1:16pm
Oklahoma's governor is not backing down from his argument that he has the right to renegotiate tribal-state gambling compacts, telling a federal judge in a suit brought by the Cherokee, Chickasaw and Choctaw nations that the compacts didn't automatically renew, as the tribes contend.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

NATIONAL NATIVE NEWS (nativetimes.net) - May 26, 2020 - 12:14pm

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Zima)

A company formed by a former White House aide supplied protective masks to the Navajo Nation that may not work The Mescalero Apache Tribe declares a state of emergency as COVID-19 cases start to emerge https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/nnn052620.mp3

The post Tuesday, May 26, 2020 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

Categories: UNITED STATES

Tohono O’odham Community College Offers Free Summer Classes

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - May 26, 2020 - 12:01pm

The public tribal college in Pima County proposed a tuition-free summer to aid students impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, according to Paul Robertson, president of Tohono O'odham Community College.

The post Tohono O’odham Community College Offers Free Summer Classes appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Twelve Graduate from Red Lake Nation College in 2020

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - May 26, 2020 - 12:01pm

It was a most unique graduation ceremony that allowed us to acknowledge our graduates’ achievements and still follow safe, social distance policies similar to an “old school” drive-in movie theatre.

The post Twelve Graduate from Red Lake Nation College in 2020 appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Navajo Technical University to Develop Environmental Engineering Program

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - May 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

NTU announced in a press release that it received almost $2.5 million from the NSF to increase science, technology, engineering and mathematics curricular offerings and research capacity by introducing the new program, which will center on uranium mine remediation and mitigation.

The post Navajo Technical University to Develop Environmental Engineering Program appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

Diné College Donates Meals to Tsaile Senior Citizens Center

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - May 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

“We’ve donated over 3,000 meals to elders during this time,” Diné College President Charles M. Roessel, said. “It’s costing us about $10,000 in donating the food, but where else are they going to get that food? And that came from our students. They said: “’What happens to our elders? We want to deliver the meals.’”

The post Diné College Donates Meals to Tsaile Senior Citizens Center appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

SKC Student Earns PEO Scholarship

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - May 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

The scholarship recognizes an outstanding Montana woman who is pursuing a degree in elementary education.

The post SKC Student Earns PEO Scholarship appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

Categories: EDUCATION, UNITED STATES

'I can't live on': Daughter of man fatally shot by Regina police seeks answers

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - May 26, 2020 - 11:32am
Regina Police Death 20200526

Kahaila Morris says she wants closure after her father was shot and killed by Regina police last year.

Categories: CANADA

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