Monthly Archives: May 2007

Miller to speak in Connecticut in October

Professor Miller will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the Seventh Semiannual Native American Finance Conference, on Tuesday October 16, 2007 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut. He will also speak about his book at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research … Continue reading

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Miller interviewed on three radio shows

Professor Miller was interviewed on three different radio programs this weekend about his book Native America, Discovered and Conquered and the comments Pope Benedict made in Brazil May 13 and his “apology” of May 23.   1.  With host Albert Cata May 26 on Native America … Continue reading

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The Pope Acknowledges Reality

Pope Benedict has apparently, sort of, admitted the truth today about the forced religious conversions of the native peoples of the New World. But at the same time he did not repudiate the statements he made on this subject on … Continue reading

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Sixth U.N. Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples

Indian Country Today columnist Kara Briggs reports that since May 14 the U.N. Sixth Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples has broken attendance records at the two-week forum with 2,500 registrants. She reports that the primary goal of the forum is to advocate … Continue reading

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

HBO is showing its new movie based on the Dee Brown book Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee starting May 29.  An Indian Country Today gives it a favorable review.

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Alaska village gaming request brings state backlash

Indian Country Today reports that the Alaska Native government of Eklutna Village has filed a class II gaming application with the National Indian Gaming Commission.  This move has revived long-standing efforts in the Alaska Legislature to revisit the federal recognition of tribes in Alaska.  … Continue reading

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Native nations negotiate draft indigenous rights declaration

Representatives of indigenous nations and the Organization of American States (“OAS”) met in La Paz, Bolivia April 23-27 in their 10th session of negotiations to draft an OAS Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.  Agreement was reached that the indigenous peoples of … Continue reading

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