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Tribe Tells 9th Circ. Gov’t Reinterpreting Jurisdiction Policy

LAW360 (Native feed) - October 15, 2019 - 4:52pm
The Yakama Nation told the Ninth Circuit the Trump Administration is reinterpreting government policy to undermine the tribe’s right to investigate crimes involving tribe members on its reservation, even if a nonmember is involved.

Beardy's and Okemasis band councillor wants help restoring Treaty 6 monument

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - October 15, 2019 - 4:27pm
kevin seesequasis

Beardy's and Okemasis band councillor Kevin Seesequasis would like help from the federal government in repairing a national monument honouring the signing of Treaty 6.

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Sault Tribe Says It's Immune To Casino Consultant's Suit

LAW360 (Native feed) - October 15, 2019 - 4:23pm
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and its casino-operating arm have urged a Michigan federal judge to rule they have sovereign immunity to claims the tribe didn't cough up payments it owed to a gaming consultant.

Top EPA Enforcement Official Joins Vinson & Elkins

LAW360 (Native feed) - October 15, 2019 - 2:01pm
A top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency enforcement attorney has joined Vinson & Elkins LLP, where he will focus on assisting energy clients with enforcement litigation and permitting matters, the firm announced Tuesday.

Behind the scenes: making ‘Cuddlefish’

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - October 15, 2019 - 1:41pm

A Native collaboration: youth create music video for hip-hop artist Mato Wayuhi

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Gator wrestling? Miccosukee American Indian Day showcases airboats and yes, alligators

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - October 15, 2019 - 1:13pm

‘Gators are misunderstood and need to be respected’

Categories: UNITED STATES

'We have to do things in a different way'

INDIANZ.COM - October 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
Indigenous knowledge and governance is essential because it's where more than a third of the earth and over 80 percent of the planet’s biodiversity are located.
Categories: UNITED STATES

Tuesday October 15, 2019

NATIONAL NATIVE NEWS (nativetimes.net) - October 15, 2019 - 11:44am
More states and cities celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday Tribal leaders across the northwest are sounding the alarm over threats posed to wild salmon. https://www.nativenews.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/nnn101519.mp3

The post Tuesday October 15, 2019 appeared first on National Native News, by Art Hughes.

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Why more places are abandoning Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day

INDIANZ.COM - October 15, 2019 - 11:26am
While Columbus Day affirms the story of a nation created by Europeans for Europeans, Indigenous Peoples Day emphasizes Native histories and Native people.
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Courts Keep Rejecting Litigation Funding Discovery Campaign

LAW360 (Native feed) - October 15, 2019 - 9:44am
As shown by recent case law, including a New Jersey federal court holding last month in Valsartan Products Liability Litigation, there is no "shifting tide" in favor of disclosing litigation funding arrangements, say Matthew Harrison and Stephanie Southwick of Bentham IMF.

Tribal reps withdraw from DOJ’s Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force over AG’s support for Keystone XL

INDIANZ.COM - October 15, 2019 - 9:39am
Two tribal representatives pulled out of a new Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force in Montana due to the state's defense of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Categories: UNITED STATES

'We’re going to bring them home': Rally for the missing and the murdered

INDIANZ.COM - October 15, 2019 - 9:29am
Bearing signs that read 'Violence is Not My Tradition' and 'Indigenous Day, Not Columbus Day,' a crowd drew attention to the missing, murdered and abused in their communities.
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Meet Michael McLeod, Liberal incumbent for the Northwest Territories

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - October 15, 2019 - 9:00am
MP Michael McLeod NWT

The incumbent Liberal candidate for the Northwest Territories has been involved, in one way or another, with every order of government in the N.W.T., starting with attending tribal council meetings in the Dehcho region as a teenager.

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Federal judges temporarily block controversial immigration policy

INDIAN COUNTRY MEDIA NETWORK - October 15, 2019 - 8:45am

New York, California and Washington state had similar rulings

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UW News: Law school events focus on uranium and treaties

INDIANZ.COM - October 15, 2019 - 8:22am
The University of Wyoming College of Law is hosting two public events focusing on water contamination on one reservation and and a treaty rights case recently decided by the Supreme Court.
Categories: UNITED STATES

Struggling to find a place in a modern world

INDIANZ.COM - October 15, 2019 - 8:08am
Until Lakota people develop a healthy intellectual class to offset the reverence paid to holy men or high school basketball coaches, the tribe will struggle to find a place in any world, the past, the present, or the future.
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Celebrating Native American Day

INDIANZ.COM - October 15, 2019 - 8:00am
I am grateful for the rich heritage of South Dakota tribes. Their history is woven deep within the fabric of our state.
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Never count out the elderly ladies

INDIANZ.COM - October 15, 2019 - 7:48am
The closing of a thrift store in Sheridan, Wyoming, has turned out to be good news for the Northern Cheyenne people.
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Majority of Manitoba homicide victims are Indigenous men, but 'it's not really talked about': advocate

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - October 15, 2019 - 6:00am
Jordan Wade Batenchuk was stabbed to death in Poplar River in May

Victims of homicide in Manitoba this year have predominantly been Indigenous men, according to new statistics released by the RCMP.

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Nunavut Liberal candidate pledges aid for elders, children, hunters

CBC ABORIGINAL NEWS - October 15, 2019 - 5:00am
Megan Pizzo-Lyall

Megan Pizzo-Lyall is on the campaign trail as Nunavut’s Liberal Party candidate.

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